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Bushnell-backtrack.32726167
5.9 out of 10

Bushnell Backtrack

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Reviews and Problems with Bushnell Backtrack

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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 8
8.0

User Review

jcase16, Walmart
13 October 2014
  • Summary: This thing sounds great and maybe I'll get it to work better in the woods, but in a parking lot this thing is a bit of a joke. It doesn't point north, it doesn't point to the waypoints most of the time, BUT the distance does accurately decrease as you move closer to the target. I need this in case I get lost while hunting. Need to get back to the truck. I think the distance part will help. I have heard that cars and buildings may be throwing this off.
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Overall 2
2.0

Unreliable

Will M., Amazon
13 October 2014
  • Summary: I recently purchased a Back Track at a big box store. I really wanted to like it, but it was unreliable. Like another reviewer noted, my marked locations drifted significantly (30 to 50 yards) over short periods of time. This Back Track - at least the one I had - would not be useful to mark the location of a car in the mall parking lot, and could be downright dangerous to use while hiking or camping.
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Overall 4
4.0

Works, but

Bob Van der Linde, Amazon
11 October 2014
Overall 2
2.0

One Star

David Lim, Amazon
28 September 2014
Overall 8
8.0

love this product would love it more if

Fishin Yak, Radioshack
24 September 2014
  • Excerpt: Use on ocean in kayak when fishing to get back to starting beach especially when weather or fog roll in. Also to track straight line distance. Really would love it to be water proof.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Improves Functionality, Well Made
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Overall 2
2.0

Nope.

didge, Amazon
24 September 2014
  • Summary: Not accurate at all. All 3 of my markers drifted 50 yards NNE overnight, causing me to momentarily get lost in a thick forest wilderness. I set a marker, walked a quarter mile, walked back, and it was 30 yards off. No telling if it drifts farther than that over longer distances or time periods.
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Overall 10
10

AWESOME DEVICE!!!!!!!!!

jean barrett, Amazon
19 September 2014
  • Summary: Absolutely the best GPS device that I have owned. Nothing fancy, it is easy and simple to use. No complicated issues.
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Overall 4
4.0

when i first got it everything seemed to work fine. i noticed that it always shows sunny no ...

Floyd Ledford, Amazon
18 September 2014
  • Summary: when i first got it everything seemed to work fine. i noticed that it always shows sunny no matter what the weather is outside.now the arrow is pointing in opposite direction to a known location. app was fine until i was informed to upgrade.now they use mapquest and you cant zoom in to see terrain very well.i called support and was told they didnt deal with app.was referred to other company.i emailed them and havnt recieved any reply.am sending unit back.i had a earlier...
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Overall 4
4.0

use a phone app instead

Amazon Customer, Amazon
18 September 2014
  • Summary: I have had this for a little over a year. I hike a lot in the mountains and sometimes go off trail, which is one reason I wanted the "backtrack" function. At first I liked it -- basic, easy to use, and gave info that I wanted, such as distance traveled, backtrack direction and distance to 5 different locations, a compass, and altimeter. Easy to use and easy to read, rugged, nice compact size.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good concept, several problems

Marvin, Amazon
16 September 2014
  • Summary: An excellent concept; the unit has the basics I was looking for: compass, direction (as the crow flies) to a marked point, up to five such points so that you have way points to follow home, distance traveled on a trip and time elapsed, distance to go to a marked point, co-ordinates and elevation of your location, temperature. I would pay more if Bushnell would produce a better version.
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