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    Garmin Etrex Float Modification

    Just made my Etrex Legend Float. Bought a 1.50 floating keychain from walmart. Took of chain and attached it to Gps with a zip-tie tell me what you think.
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    Quote Originally Posted by golferdude View Post
    Just made my Etrex Legend Float. Bought a 1.50 floating keychain from walmart. Took of chain and attached it to Gps with a zip-tie tell me what you think.
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    looks good...but does it float? I would think that you may need about 5 more of those

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    That was gonna be my question...I'm guessing it will need 3.

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    Yeah it Floats! Threw it in the utilities sink and threw it around simulating waves and she floats!!

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    And Yes its with both Batteries installed lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by golferdude View Post
    Yeah it Floats! Threw it in the utilities sink and threw it around simulating waves and she floats!!
    You may need to try the pool. Try simulating losing that thing at 70mph. See if it floats back to the top quickly or just stays were it's at.

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    Quote Originally Posted by airbornexp View Post
    You may need to try the pool. Try simulating losing that thing at 70mph. See if it floats back to the top quickly or just stays were it's at.
    You gotta remember guys this is only if the clip on the mount fails which it probably wont its pretty good. just a backup thats all

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    Question ? Did you paint your E-Trex? I could only find Yellow-orange color or black Garmine where did you get a Blue One?

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    Quote Originally Posted by OzarkYamMonster View Post
    Question ? Did you paint your E-Trex? I could only find Yellow-orange color or black Garmine where did you get a Blue One?
    It's called an Etrex Legend and it comes in blue.

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    You might need 3,700,000 of those floaties attached to your GPS if its going on a seadoo.

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