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Old 02-12-2008, 16:46   #1
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Navpod vs Edison

I am going to be putting a navigation pod on my boat and installing a new chartplotter.
I am looking at:
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http://www.defender.com/product.jsp?...9775&id=151249

I like the idea that the Edson's face is black. I find i was getting a lot of glare off of the white on my old Navpod.

Anyone have any opinions?
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I've got a Navpod and it works fine. Glare? Never noticed it. Navpod has a better price too.
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FWIW

I have a navpod which thwarted the theft of my radar and plotter...It pretty gouged up but still intact.
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That's another good point, takes a special screwdriver to work on them.
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That's another good point, takes a special screwdriver to work on them.
Yep, and you can buy those special screwdrivers just about anywhere.
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Yep, and you can buy those special screwdrivers just about anywhere.
Except when you legitimately really need it.

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I've got a NavPod and it uses long screws to hold the face in that have allen heads where the wrench has a hollowed out hex inner center. Haven't ever seen one of those at my local Ace. But then i only use two of the screws to hold it in when i go out, and when i return, remove it and either take it home with me or put it below, leaving the pod empty.
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bob, you are doing good. Believe me those tools are very easily found. I do electronics installs and loose mine all the time. I usually can go to the local hardware store or auto supply and buy another one.
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That's why i take it out at night Chuck...i knew you had one (a note of humor)
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