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Re: Need advice for offroad GPS!

Post by mike » Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:22 pm

The last post is a while ago - is the montana 600/650 still the best choice? and better than the 62s?

276c not available anymore, not even outside on ebay or amazon.

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Re: Need advice for offroad GPS!

Post by desert_hawk » Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:58 pm

mike wrote:The last post is a while ago - is the montana 600/650 still the best choice? and better than the 62s?

276c not available anymore, not even outside on ebay or amazon.

thanks!
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Re: Need advice for offroad GPS!

Post by ARCHIE » Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:07 pm

Anyone knows about Garmin Monterra the new android based garmin offroad gps? Is that released in UAE?
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Re: Need advice for offroad GPS!

Post by Gladiator » Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:21 pm

Baha. Wait before you buy the 600. I was told the screen can't take the heat. So there is a screen problem.

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Re: Need advice for offroad GPS!

Post by desert_hawk » Sat Sep 28, 2013 12:17 am

Gladiator wrote:Baha. Wait before you buy the 600. I was told the screen can't take the heat. So there is a screen problem.

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I used it on sand and in the sea for more than a year, different seasons and day times, without problems, and if their is a problem, the warranty should cover it, especially if you buy it from AMIT in Mina
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Re: Need advice for offroad GPS!

Post by ossme » Sat Sep 28, 2013 4:04 pm

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Gladiator wrote:Baha. Wait before you buy the 600. I was told the screen can't take the heat. So there is a screen problem.

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I used it on sand and in the sea for more than a year, different seasons and day times, without problems, and if their is a problem, the warranty should cover it, especially if you buy it from AMIT in Mina
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Re: Need advice for offroad GPS!

Post by amithluthra » Wed Oct 30, 2013 1:00 am

Hi guys anyone having a garmin 276c for sale kindly let me know. Thanks

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Hi guys anyone having a garmin 276c for sale kindly let me know. Thanks

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Post by Dune_Phantom » Wed Oct 30, 2013 2:39 pm

amithluthra wrote:Hi guys anyone having a garmin 276c for sale kindly let me know. Thanks
You will be lucky to find one and that too cheap. Heard they are more expensive than the new Montana. Why not try the Montana or if you can wait, go for the Monterio?


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Re: Need advice for offroad GPS!

Post by SSS » Wed Oct 30, 2013 4:14 pm

The OREGON series new models 600 and 650 have new, better screens and a smaller footprint than the Montana ... my personal favorites at the moment. ;)
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Re: Need advice for offroad GPS!

Post by AbuAdnan » Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:54 am

Hello guys, Where is AMIT in Mina exactly?
And is the 3" screen of the Oregon good enough? As seems the only reason to go for Montana is the 4" monitor size

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Re: Need advice for offroad GPS!

Post by scotchyl » Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:51 am

The screen is better and the functionality for the desert is better on the Montana, as I was looking at the Oregon at the time.

If you want to splash a bit of money, the Montana 600 is the basic one, then there is the 650 / 650t. but there is a new toy out there, the Montera. this has the touch screen, similar to the iphone, i believe Blackbird has one.

Alot of people are / have taken the Montana in the desert and for me 18months later, no issues, loads of tracks and points i can share with fellow drivers etc.

Amit is located past the fish market in Meena. with market on your left continue to the end of the road and it is the last shop on the right on the corner.
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Re: Need advice for offroad GPS!

Post by Bassam » Mon Jan 13, 2014 1:34 pm

ARCHIE wrote:Anyone knows about Garmin Monterra the new android based garmin offroad gps? Is that released in UAE?
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Re: Need advice for offroad GPS!

Post by scotchyl » Mon Jan 13, 2014 2:16 pm

Yeah, speak to blackbird, he has one.
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Re: Need advice for offroad GPS!

Post by Gladiator » Mon Jan 13, 2014 2:33 pm

I changed my 276c to Monatana 650.. sure I can see the difference.. montana is much better than 276c in functions.. but I don't know about quality in summer, we have to wait for the summer to find out!!

device carry 2 years warranty.. funny was total swap , i gave Amit my used 276c gave me a new Montana box for box :D
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