SPOT'S FOR 50% OFF SALE

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Re: SPOT'S FOR 50% OFF SALE

Post by longri » Fri May 18, 2018 11:14 am

There's a new InReach coming out soon as well. It's called the "Mini". It has two-way messaging just like the existing InReach models but weighs about half as much. It's essentially the same size/weight as the Gen3 Spot. The least expensive annual plans coupled with the initial costs are comparable between the Mini and the "X".

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Re: SPOT'S FOR 50% OFF SALE

Post by LMBSGV » Fri May 18, 2018 5:00 pm

Here's the InReach Mini at REI. It retails for $350. The SPOT X retails for $250. Like the SPOT X, the Mini is available for preorder:

https://www.rei.com/product/140110/garm ... mmunicator

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Re: SPOT'S FOR 50% OFF SALE

Post by maverick » Fri May 18, 2018 6:58 pm

Besides the cost and service plan, you have to a make a decision who's satellites service you trust, Globalstar's or Iridium's?
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Re: SPOT'S FOR 50% OFF SALE

Post by austex » Fri May 18, 2018 7:06 pm

iridium has been rock solid for me in the Sierra and the Sawtooths in the past 2 yrs.

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Re: SPOT'S FOR 50% OFF SALE

Post by longri » Sat May 19, 2018 10:21 am

maverick wrote:Besides the cost and service plan, you have to a make a decision who's satellites service you trust, Globalstar's or Iridium's?
That's an easy one.

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