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Postby Rich » Tue Jul 28, 2009 11:02 am

I finally got a chance to put my spot to the test last weekend. Deep in a steep wall canyon it fired out a signal to satellite just fine. My wife got regular updates (Via text message and email) whenever I pushed the "OK" button. I was hopeful it would work in this place (the primary reason we bought it) but to be honest I really didn't expect it to work. Basically down 2000' in a crack in mother earth - so steep the trail switches back and forth on the canyon wall to the bottom. No way you'd ever get a motorized vehicle in there.

http://www.findmespot.com/en/
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Re: Spot

Postby Seth » Tue Jul 28, 2009 8:42 pm

I know two other people with a Spot and they love them. I have been very impressed with how they work. The live website watching is fun as well.
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Re: Spot

Postby beavis » Tue Jul 28, 2009 8:51 pm

Seth wrote:I.The live website watching is fun as well.


Bummer.

I thought this was a live website where I could watch dogs breed :x
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Re: Spot

Postby John » Mon Aug 03, 2009 12:43 pm

Sweet SPOT. I haven't seen them before. Might have to pick one of those up. 8)
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Re: Spot

Postby Rich » Mon Aug 03, 2009 1:25 pm

John wrote: Might have to pick one of those up. 8)


Just a few tips. Buy it on ebay - about half retail. Don't buy the tracking subsciption. It's too hard to get into tracking mode and you can;t tell when you've been sucessful very easily. If you want to track just push the OK button once in awhile.
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