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Educate me on Chartplotters #13247442 08/14/19 02:49 PM
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Howdy!

I am reading mixed reviews online regarding GPS units. I am going to be running the bays 90% of the time and I want a reliable unit I can use to navigate with. Mostly because I am new to the bay fishing world, and unfamiliar with most areas.

Trying to keep it under $1300 for the unit, and would like for it to be 8-9". I am expecting to have to purchase Navionics as well.

I only need one for the center console. Do not need to run multiple.

Any input is gladly welcomed. Make, model, etc.

Thanks y'all!



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Re: Educate me on Chartplotters [Re: Ginja Ninja] #13247443 08/14/19 02:51 PM
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Ah, I guess I could have searched a little more. Finding some good stuff on here. New to site as well.
Thanks.



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Re: Educate me on Chartplotters [Re: Ginja Ninja] #13252179 08/18/19 11:18 PM
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Modern GPS is accurate to 15 feet of less 95% of the time. Were you place your unit and the use of an external GPS puck can help provide better accuracy in many situations. Navigation with a GPS only can still result in errors of measured distances of up to 30 feet in some cases.


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