Garmin Montana vs 276C

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Thu Jan 07, 2016 2:26 pm

Is the Montana a worthy replacement for a 276C and besides the camera, what is the difference between the Montana 600 & 650?
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Thu Jan 07, 2016 7:44 pm

I have a 276 and a 600 - definitely yes! Much the same functionality but easier to operate and of course far more storage for maps.

The 650 offers a camera - not necessary - otherwise the same as a 600.


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Thu Jan 07, 2016 7:49 pm

Can confirm, got the 650 and never use the camera but otherwise brilliant.
Mine is used daily and the only issue i have is that the power on button rubber has perished after 4 years of use of wich 3 were in the hot Ghana sun.
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Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:22 am

Thanks gents. I see a belated Christmas present coming my way.............. :yahoo:
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Sat Jan 09, 2016 1:40 pm

So I just picked up a brand new (2 months old) Montana 600, in the box with all the bits & pieces AND with latest Garmin & T4A maps loaded for R4k..... :celebrate:

Just need to get me a car kit with RAM mount & power cable.

A question though, can you overlay info fields on the map as on the 276C? If so, where to do this. I've fiddled with the unit but still struggling to get this done.
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