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Garmin Forerunner 10

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Overall 4
4.0

Garmin Forerunner 10 GPS Fitness Monitor - Men's

birdsall, REI
14 November 2013
  • Summary: After a lot of research including the reviews here, I decided this was the watch for me. I bought it in May 2013 to train for an October 2013 marathon. I cannot say it enough how PERFECT it worked. It is accurate, found satellites quickly (this may be a regional issue, my friend's in MN had significant issues throughout his training, I had none in CO). Controls were easy, and it was absolutely perfect for my training.
  • Pros: Accurate, Intuitive Menu, Large Screen, Quick Navigation, Quick Signal, Reliable Reception, Simple Controls
  • Cons: Strap Failure
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Overall 4
4.0

Garmin Forerunner 10 GPS Fitness Monitor - Women's

sheilateetee, REI
30 October 2013
  • Summary: I am actually thinking about returning it. I haven't been able to get a signal the last 2 times I went out for a run.
  • Pros: Intuitive Menu, Simple Controls
  • Cons: Hard To Get A Signal, Loses Signal, Unreliable
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Overall 4
4.0

Cheaply made and buggy

John S. Ward, Amazon
29 September 2013
  • Summary: When this watch works, it's fantastic. But it crashes a lot and is flaky so I'm giving it 2 stars. I also have the men's, which fortunately isn't flaky but the wrist band is falling apart after only about 50 runs. It can be very inaccurate (almost useless) under heavy canopy especially if the leaves are wet. That's probably a fact of life with GPS and I can't imagine any other watch would be much better.
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Overall 4
4.0

It's true--has trouble finding location

Jesse Kauffman, Amazon
23 July 2013
  • Summary: I just want to echo what so many people have said about this unit having trouble establishing a GPS connection. Whenver I use it in my neighborhood, it can take up to 20 or 30 minutes to connect (and I follow all the instructions about being outside, standing still, etc.) It seems to work better in other places. I contacted Garmin customer service, and they were nice and tried to be helpful, but they really seemed to have absolutely no idea why this would be happening.
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Overall 4
4.0

Great but with some Mechanical Issues

T. Grimley, Amazon
10 July 2013
  • Summary: It works well for running and biking (well enough for me). Acquires satellites quicker than the FR110 but sometimes wigs out and never acquires. But, after 41 days (18 runs) the overmolded elastic strap pulled off the plastic attachment. See my picture here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-media/permalink/mo1VHDB2NG3FDU6/B0090C7A5M/ref=cm_ciu_images_pl_link Warranty support suggested sending the whole watch in for 3 weeks to be replaced with a recently repaired one...
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Overall 4
4.0

cute but lacks functionality

Stephanie Lunde, Amazon
29 November 2012
  • Summary: The watch is very cute but disappointed in a few areas . I can not get the time to reset to daylight savings time (even when I go by the directions) and the battery did not last the distance of my half marathon 2 hrs 15 min..which is why I bought it in the first place.
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Overall 4
4.0

Performance deteriorates

S. Ackland, Amazon
3 December 2013
  • Summary: Was absolutely brilliant when I first bought it. However after about 6 weeks or so the location finder got slower and slower to the point where I sent it back for a replacement. (Amazon were brilliant about it) So, had the new one and within weeks again I sometimes have run 3 miles before it works out where it is. Performance increases slightly when you download your runs but overall I'm a bit underwhelmed..
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Overall 4
4.0

Arrived with a flat battery.

annabella, Amazon
8 July 2013
  • Summary: Can't tell you if it's any good as the battery flickered and died on arrival. Irritating that I can't use it immediately, expected a new battery with a new watch.
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