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Old 09-21-2013, 04:36 AM   #871
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I went with the Oregon 450 today. As a limited experience and time trail rider, I saw no need for a super deluxe unit on the DR. I'll pick it up on Wednesday at the local store.
Good, I think you will like it. Mine gets daily use as a speedometer/trip meter on my Vespa, I uee the cigarette lighter plug on a switched outlet on the scooter and it turns itself on and off with the ignition.

It has a nice selectable automotive dashboard
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Old 09-21-2013, 07:02 PM   #872
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Ordered the Oregon today

Ordered the Oregon today, I needed an entry level unit to see how it works out for me. If I like it or find it lacking, Ill save some bucks and invest in something else in a year or so.

I will follow up and let you know how this works out for me. I have alot to learn about using the GPS.
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Old 09-22-2013, 12:41 PM   #873
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I don't know, I think it would be hard find even a used, beat up Montana for $150.

But at $150, you still have buy maps
Open source mapping is a wonderful thing, not to mention the old Topo v8 disk I have sitting here. . There are options.

Just ordered the ram cradle with ball from Overton's for under $14. Got plenty of arms and mounts here already.
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Old 09-23-2013, 01:39 PM   #874
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GPS city

GPS city will match the price of Cabelas on the oregon unit for those interested. I shot them a note this weekend and they responded. Indicated 149 was below there cost.
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Old 09-24-2013, 01:03 PM   #875
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Garmin Oregon 550T Sale $229 from $599

Cabela's have the Garmin Oregon 550T on sale from $599.00 sale price $229.00
it also has a 3mg camera in it.

This has just been reduced due to a new model coming out it is on other sites as well but Cabela's was the lowest I could find and a reliable company.
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Old 09-24-2013, 01:07 PM   #876
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Here too for $224, free shipping.
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Old 09-24-2013, 01:09 PM   #877
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Garmin Oregon 550T sale $229 from $599

Cabela's have the Garmin Oregon 550T on sale from $599.00 sale price $229.00
it also has a 3mg camera in it.

A new model is coming out. It is also on sale in other sites but Cabela's was the lowest I could find free shipping as well.
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Old 09-25-2013, 04:55 AM   #878
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Garmin Oregon $196.93
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Old 09-27-2013, 01:12 PM   #879
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Oregon 450 and cradle came today.
Got some rechargeable batteries too.
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Old 10-14-2013, 10:43 AM   #880
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garmin 62S on sale at cabela's

Garmin 62s w/ 24k topo on sale at cabela's for $299.00
http://www.cabelas.com/product/Garmi...h-All+Products
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Old 10-23-2013, 08:19 PM   #881
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I pulled the trigger on a Garmin 62S from Cabela's for $220 last month. Well, all I have done with it since is put batteries in it, let it find the satellites, and then I turned it off. I am just so busy now, I don't know if I have the mindshare to try to figure out how to use it (only have used car gps previously), buy some topo maps (or maybe find some free ones), and find a mount for it. I would think I could get my money back out of it ($220 shipped CONUS). Someone talk me into learning how to use it or putting it in the FM!
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Old 11-06-2013, 07:44 PM   #882
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I pulled the trigger on a Garmin 62S from Cabela's for $220 last month. Well, all I have done with it since is put batteries in it, let it find the satellites, and then I turned it off. I am just so busy now, I don't know if I have the mindshare to try to figure out how to use it (only have used car gps previously), buy some topo maps (or maybe find some free ones), and find a mount for it. I would think I could get my money back out of it ($220 shipped CONUS). Someone talk me into learning how to use it or putting it in the FM!
I would have gone with 78 for $200 from WestMarine.com don't know their price for "S" but do you need it?

If you keep it, check out my 60/76/62/78 setup notes on DualSportWest.com It will make it much mor user friendly.
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Old 11-12-2013, 09:04 PM   #883
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Garmin 62S

Got an REI catalog in the mail today and the Garmin GPSMAP 62S is going on sale for $200 on the 15th-24th
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Old 11-14-2013, 05:11 PM   #884
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Got an REI catalog in the mail today and the Garmin GPSMAP 62S is going on sale for $200 on the 15th-24th
I called, they honored the catalog today. Free shipping too!

800-426-4840, item # 805907, $199.99
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Old 11-14-2013, 10:08 PM   #885
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I called, they honored the catalog today. Free shipping too!

800-426-4840, item # 805907, $199.99
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