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I'm with Barry. Get a handheld marine GPS. A phone or tablet is fine as a backup, but not as a primary IMO.
Any recommendations on specific models?

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is it just me, or does everyone pick up their garmin with the keypad/screen upside down? guess they had to be different..
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is it just me, or does everyone pick up their garmin with the keypad/screen upside down? guess they had to be different..
I actually read an article on why they are like that. The Garmin owner or one of the head guys (cant remember of the top of my head) was shaving one day and realized how his thumb more at the top of his electric razor and how comfortable it was so thats was why they changed the design supposedly.

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Hey,

It DOES seem upside down, but you get used to it.

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is it just me, or does everyone pick up their garmin with the keypad/screen upside down? guess they had to be different..

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