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Garmin-streetpilot-iii.15029294
6.3 out of 10

Garmin Streetpilot III

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If you can finf one buy it!

tv39, Ebay
1 January 2012
  • Summary: This GPS from Garmin was way ahead of it's time. It is very easy to use and can be used for both travel by land or air. Yes this makes an excellent low cost GPS for aviation. Just change the setting from road to compass (easy to do) put in your waypoint and the arrow will show you the way, including bearing, distance, your tracking, speed and time of arrival. For the money it was great when it first came out and if you can still find one it's still great today.
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used like new - money

kbzademosquito, Ebay
11 October 2011
  • Summary: I use that product to make the life of my boys scouts more easy the products are in excellent conditions but more - prices. buy some items like that to use with child is a crazy position, its very friendly for use, the product don't have a manual but y tried to learn more used PDF documents. is the same products are the people paid much money the science is the same.
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This thing is pretty cool

Rhonda Fitzgerald "Road Tripper", Amazon
20 October 2004
  • Summary: I bought this for a 4300 mile road trip I was planning. I'm not real computer smart and did have to call the 800 numnber to help me set it up. The book isn't real clear for someone who has never had a GPS before and is not familiar with the phrasing they use. But once I got the help on the phone, it was kind of "duh". Their hours could have been a little more user friendly. We used it around town before we left just to get the feel for it. On the trip it was great.
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A lifesaver for those who travel for work

M. Soucy, Amazon
18 October 2004
  • Summary: I am admittedly directionally challenged. When I took a new position doing on site software training throughout New England, what worried me most about the new job was getting lost. After 2-3 times getting confused or mislead by Mapquest directions, I took the plunge and bought this GPS for my car. I was truly concerned about spending this much money for something I wasn't sure I needed.
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2400 miles in 5 days and the Garmin took me to and fro!

D. Couse "darkman1969", Amazon
17 June 2004
  • Summary: I bought this little gem for the specific purpose of an upcoming vacation. I just got back this evening, and here are my thoughts. Price: I really don't think you can go wrong here for the price. A GPS system for under $500, with a color map (full screen if you choose), current street maps that are fully unlocked, talking directions, visual directions and waypoint setting (marking) right from the main unit.
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A Great Deal for the Money

Maggie "of the Great White North", Amazon
14 June 2004
  • Summary: I purchased this in June of 2004. I was going on a cross country trip and I have ZERO sense of direction. I wanted a GPS system for my car, that would talk to me as I drove (this is an option you can turn off if you don't like it) but that wasn't in the $1000 and up range. For the amount this is selling for it is a great deal.
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Garmin Streetpilot is a lifesaveer!

Kenneth J. Paruti "parutik", Amazon
7 March 2004
  • Summary: I drive for a part of my job and was skeptical about how this would work for me. After using the StreetPilot on the first day I was 100% convinced. No more maps and MapQuest for me; I just plug in the address and go! This is a phenomenal product and has more than paid for itself in the 3 weeks I have been using it. Plus, Amazon's price is $200 less than Best Buy. Highest recommendation.
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Additional notes

C. Williams "pacificblue", Amazon
30 October 2003
  • Summary: 1. Superb engineering, a jewel. 2. Window XP users: When loading maps after purchase : if message "USB device malfunctioning" (or similar) appears, call Garmin support. They will talk you through the known issue--it's not complicated but you'll never figure it out yourself. 3. I bought it for my wife, who has some issues with the learning curve. Prepare to spend time with the device and the wife.
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Gotta have it!

R. McDonald, Amazon
29 October 2003
  • Summary: I originally purchased a hand held gps by Magellan several years ago. After using it for several years, I was ready to jump up to the newest Garmin Street Pilot III GPS. I am so happy I did. We planned a weekend mini-vacation and did not leave until late. We arrived at our destination late, but hungry for a late night meal...so we looked up locations to eat in the nearby area.
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If you travel from client to client and fly a lot buy this

abundanceforall "hard work -> dreams real..., Amazon
17 October 2003
  • Summary: I'm a road warrior. I drive 60,000 miles per year without any embellishment. Often, I am renting cars and was purchasing the 'Neverlost' option from Hertz. It got to be old paying for that little device when in new territory again and again. In my home territory, I'm often driving to new places, and again getting lost and being late was a problem. Being late costs you sales when visting a potential client. It is simply not a way to start off a new relationship.
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