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Garmin Forerunner 305
5.3 out of 10

Garmin Forerunner 305

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Reviews and Problems with Garmin Forerunner 305

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Overall 2
2.0

1 weeks

pszp, Amazon
29 January 2012
  • Summary: It would be an excellent training watch but,an interneal battery went off after 1 week.It works but only when plugged.Garmin retailer told me to pay 75$ to fix it.....
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Overall 2
2.0

waste of my money

robin, Amazon
28 April 2009
  • Summary: Mine was a birthday present from my wife and I was thrilled - just what i wanted to help me train for this falls duathlon and long distance running calendarand when it works it is a very good tool Unfortunately the device has a myriad of software/harware problems.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not Ready for Prime Time

Brad, Amazon
28 April 2009
  • Summary: I am not Dr Mark. I signed in under my ID and for some reason it is listing this as from Dr. Mark. I don't have time to figure it out, so sorry Dr. Mark - I'm not trying to assume your moniker. I have owned the Garmin Forerunner 305 for just over a month.
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Overall 2
2.0

Hunk of junk

F. Timothy Thurston, Amazon
28 April 2009
  • Summary: I have a cheap Casio watch that can tell me how much time I have run or walked. But I purchased this expensive product (the Forerunner) because, among other things, I wanted to know how far I was going for each unit of time.
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Overall 2
2.0

Slow runner

Slow Runner, Amazon
28 April 2009
  • Summary: Here is what I wrote in Dec 2008: I waited to get one of these training devices due to high price and concerns that the data would not be reliable. I can say after using the 305 that the data is very reliable and the price drop makes this an incredibly valuable training tool for the following...
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Overall 2
2.0

Garmin Forerunner 305

Bruce Christopherson, Amazon
28 April 2009
  • Summary: The Garmin Forerunner 305 has two MAJOR problems. First, Garmin's algorithm for altitude recording is poor. It apparently records every foot of elevation it thinks you gain or lose.
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Overall 2
2.0

Lasted one year

M. Rowell, Amazon
28 April 2009
  • Summary: I used the Garmin Forerunner 305 for just about a year. It worked great and was very helpful for tracking my runs but then it just stopped working. The software that came along with the watch now can not recognize the watch. I have tried several recommended fixes and none of them work.
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Overall 2
2.0

Broken Watch and Terrible Customer Service

Oliver, Amazon
27 April 2009
  • Summary: This watch was great while it worked but . . . the heart rate monitor stopped working in less than six months. Garmin then gave me the run-around. After I bought my own replacement strap -- $50, didn't help -- the finally agreed to replace the watch, but they insisted that they be allowed to charge...
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Overall 2
2.0

It was good while it was working

Jorge, Amazon
5 January 2009
  • Summary: It was good while it was working. Bought a new battery and died on me. Sweat got inside damaging the battery and everything.
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

Lebh Shomea, Amazon
4 January 2009
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