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Colorado B.S. Thread

Discussion in 'Colorado' started by Kappes03, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. May 15, 2019 at 7:55 AM
    Wulf

    Wulf B̶a̶n̶n̶e̶d̶

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    oh well, shit happens. It turns out my buddy has an extra tailgate that he'd be willing to sell me. I'll probably end up picking it up and wrapping it
     
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  2. May 15, 2019 at 8:16 AM
    Kappes03

    Kappes03 [OP] Legend of the UG

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    Happened on my little trailer, fortunately was in my driveway and it just hit my spare tire.
     
  3. May 15, 2019 at 8:16 AM
    jubei

    jubei wishes he was in Moab right now.

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    Stuff. Also things.
    If the Mini will let you handle things via your phone and Bluetooth, then I would definitely recommend one.

    I have an older version from when they were made by DeLorme, and I love it. The month by month billing is a good option and the messaging is a game changer. The tracking feature is pretty awesome too.
     
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  4. May 15, 2019 at 8:27 AM
    Red Baron

    Red Baron Gettin pin stripes from every state

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    I was gone but now I'm back
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    Things with metal, dog hair, more metal and lights
    I was wondering when you would see this :devil:
     
  5. May 15, 2019 at 8:58 AM
    Martyinco

    Martyinco Well-Known Member

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    I carry a Explorer+ during hunting season. Works as advertised :thumbsup:
     
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  6. May 15, 2019 at 9:30 AM
    ramonortiz55

    ramonortiz55 Not A Well-Known Member

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    https://www.rakuten.com/shop/search/garmin inreach/


    https://www.rakuten.com/shop/buydig/product/GRINREACHEXPR/

    Rakuten regularly has 15% and 20% off sales. I found out recently that the discounts work on the Garmin units.

    By regularly, I mean at least once every two weeks.
     
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  7. May 15, 2019 at 9:31 AM
    ramonortiz55

    ramonortiz55 Not A Well-Known Member

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  8. May 15, 2019 at 11:28 AM
    w.adventures

    w.adventures Adventure is out there

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    I am leaning towards the mini because I will always have my phone with me.
     
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  9. May 15, 2019 at 12:09 PM
    w.adventures

    w.adventures Adventure is out there

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  10. May 15, 2019 at 12:23 PM
    ramonortiz55

    ramonortiz55 Not A Well-Known Member

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    Rakuten is like Amazon - They have different vendors.

    Rakuten is in California, the vendor that sells that specific Garmin is probably in your state as well.

    Try selecting a different vendor to get around the sales tax.

    Search "Garmin InReach" and you'll see multiple results. Each different result is a different vendor. Play with the different selections and see which one doesn't charge sales tax.
     
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  11. May 15, 2019 at 12:31 PM
    Squeaky Penguin

    Squeaky Penguin Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

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    How does it work when you cell phone battery inevitable dies?
     
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  12. May 15, 2019 at 12:35 PM
    w.adventures

    w.adventures Adventure is out there

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    Death. You talking me into the explorer+?
    Then it would be better to wait for the Rakuten sales.
     
  13. May 15, 2019 at 12:56 PM
    CO MTN Steve

    CO MTN Steve Well-Known Member

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  14. May 15, 2019 at 1:08 PM
    In4aride

    In4aride west-slope armor & recovery

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  15. May 15, 2019 at 1:09 PM
    Reh5108

    Reh5108 Well-Known Member

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    REI supports the Seirra Club. If you enjoy keeping motorized access I suggest finding another vendor. If you hate anything with an engine by all means continue shopping at REI.
     
  16. May 15, 2019 at 1:10 PM
    In4aride

    In4aride west-slope armor & recovery

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    I was trying to find a nice way to say this earlier, however I kept falling back into ‘fuck that place’ as I typed. Thank you for being more elegant in making the point.
     
  17. May 15, 2019 at 1:19 PM
    Farcedude

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    On the device alone, you can still send your pre-set messages, trigger an SOS, or (slowly) type out messages. It’s just easier/faster through the app on a paired phone.
     
  18. May 15, 2019 at 1:37 PM
    JasonLee

    JasonLee Hello? I'm a truck.

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    Personally, I would go with the non-mini. I hate all the bullshit of pairing with Bluetooth (that never works well for me - even when my job was testing hardware I could rarely get it to pair)... The last thing I want in the wilderness is my phone not next to me and the InReach (or similar) and need the phone to actually use the device...

    In reality, a real PLB is better off for most cases of real emergency... These "toy" PLBs are great if you have someone that is more comfortable with you in the outdoors when it continuously pings your location off to somewhere they can track where you're at.

    Then you get shit like this of people overreacting when the device doesn't transmit the ping at the predefined schedule ... https://www.vernonmorningstar.com/news/backcountry-skiers-located-by-mabel-lake/
     
  19. May 15, 2019 at 1:37 PM
    JasonLee

    JasonLee Hello? I'm a truck.

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    Hey, they don't just discriminate against motorized vehicles, they hate most mechanized transportation including mountain bikes.
     
  20. May 15, 2019 at 1:39 PM
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