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garmin nuvi 255w


brawl100
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I am new to geocaching and so far have just used maps. My sat nav for the car is faulty :rolleyes: and I am looking to replace it. I have been told that the Garmin Nuvi 255 w will do both jobs :) . When I look on the Garmin web site it says it is not geocach friendly. Will it work? for both ;)

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I use a Nuvi 255w for geocaching. I use the map navigation to get within easy walking distance of the cache. Once out of the car I go to the "where am I" section in the GPS. I do write down on paper the coordinates, and once out on the hike to the cache, I look at the "where am I" coordinates in the GPS, then look at my coordinates that I wrote down on paper. Once my coordinates are very close to each other, or the same, then I know I'm at ground zero :( Yes it is true, the 255w is not waterproof, and if you drop it, more than likely it will break, so be careful when out in the woods :laughing:

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