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Old 09-05-2010, 16:47   #1
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Anybody Used the Garmin GPS-Map 640 ?

Hey there --

Has anyone used this little gizmo? I just want something simple, reliable, and clear to use for coastal cruising on my IP-27. The other model I'm considering is the 740 (costs twice as much). Of course I'd prefer to pay less, but what I REALLY want is just to keep things simple. (Touchscreen is something I really like.)

Last time I had a boat was 18 years ago and there was no GPS, so I'm finding this all a bit overwhelming actually. Sure would appreciate some help navigating this maze of stuff.

Thanks!
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This little gizmo is small but mighty. We cruise all over the Bahamas and love it....simple but gives you that extra confidence.
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Old 10-05-2010, 09:30   #3
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Thanks, Chrissy. That's great to know. So the little 5" diagonal screen is big enough to see clearly (in sunshine) and give you confidence. Sounds like it'll work for me, too, then.

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