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Garmin Inreach Mini

Discussion in 'Communication & Navigation' started by CV Kurt, May 11, 2018.

  1. CV Kurt

    CV Kurt

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    Oct 21, 2010
    Carson Valley, Nevada
    I've been looking at getting a 2-way satellite messenger for a while now... but didn't like the bulk/weight of the Garmin InReach SE+/Explorer+ models or even the older DeLorme models. I wanted something that was small/light enough that I'd have little excuse to leave it behind while fly fishing and wanted a good IPX rating. Of course, needs to have enough battery for a long day out. Pairing with my GPS-less iPad would be a nice plus.

    Garmin has now come thru with a mini version! Lists for $350. Introducing inReach® Mini from Garmin® - Garmin Blog

    Got my pre-order in... should arrive in time for my next native trout hunt (4 days in Elko County, NV). I'll write up a field review afterwards.
    Last edited: May 12, 2018
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  2. Dharma Dude

    Dharma Dude

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    Nov 15, 2016
    Palo Alto, California
    I have the old DeLorme InReach model. It's been a great device! The mini looks even better. Hope to hear about your experience soon.