Garmin refurb question

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Garmin refurb question

Post by ziggiau » 11 January 16 4:57 pm

While hunting for my first GPS I came across a current model Garmin at a very good price. It seems to be a refurbished unit. I've heard great stories about Garmin's service, but can I trust a refurbed model?

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Re: Garmin refurb question

Post by ziggiau » 13 January 16 9:24 pm

Contacted Garmin and got my answer:
Garmin does not authorise the sale of refurbished units and does not authorise any dealers to sell them for us.

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Re: Garmin refurb question

Post by tronador » 11 February 16 1:29 pm

I'd just get a new one. Garmins warranty and post warranty service is faultless.

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Re: Garmin refurb question

Post by tronador » 11 February 16 2:03 pm

You can get an entry level Garmin etrex 20, nice little unit for $198 at Ryda . Great price This model allow maps to be added where as the 10 does not.
http://www.ryda.com.au/garmin-etrex-20-handheld-gps

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Re: Garmin refurb question

Post by ziggiau » 13 February 16 11:09 pm

Happily I bought an Oregon650 second hand on eBay for a great price (all good, nothing dodgy, although I did email Garmin about the shonky eBay listings I found and didn't hear anything back from them - and they're still selling!) a couple of weeks ago, so I'm seriously in the game now. :)

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