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firfyter

Lowrance XOG? or Lowrance Endura Safari?

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I am looking at buying one of the above named units. What does everybody think of the XOG? Or does anyone have any new info about the new Lowrance Endura series handheld GPS units. I know they don't come out till May, but I was wondering if it is worth the wait, or just buy a XOG? Thanks for the help.

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Depends on what you'd be using it for. If you're looking for a GPS for the truck or car and sometimes use it on the lake then the XOG would work for you. The XOG doesn't have a lot of battery life and isn't as water proof (I'm comparing to the H2O since it should be similar to the Endura.) The XOG does have a little larger screen and it's small enough and light enough to carry in your pocket.

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I should have said that I plan to primarily use the GPS for fishing.

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Endura or find a H2Oc. The XOG is a awesome unit and can handle a chip but isnt waterproof so its not a good choice in a boat unless you dont fish in the rain and it will be protected by a windshield.

Some guys used them this winter on the ice and liked them on their wheelers/sleds though.

For all around fishing I would get something waterproof though so the Endura would be my choice.

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I'm pretty sure that, initially, the Enduras will not be able to read lake data cards. They will use a micro chip, and there are still software issues re: lake data to be worked out. Eventually they will read lake data.

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