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FlyFishNutwrote a review of on September 28, 2015

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Upgraded from the Fenix to Fenix 3 and haven't looked back. If you are a geek then this watch will give you a lot of data to pour over. I'm not a geek, but still love the user friendliness of this watch to customize screens and even download unique faces and parameters from the internet. Veddy Cool.

For the "Jack-of-all-trades" this is THE watch. I trail run, whitewater kayak, backpack, mountain bike, flyfish in saltwater marshes and the list goes on. For gym rats you can even measure your spin class stuff or treadmill crap (ugh).

If you are only a runner or tri-athlete this isn't the watch for you, but if you engage in a LOT of various outdoors activities this watch will meet your needs.

My ONLY complaint is that mt biking in the thick woods it doesn't mark distances super accurately. Running doesn't seem to be a problem and maybe this is something Garmin can fix with an update.

Go out and get it done - on the trails, on the road, in the woods, in the marsh. This watch will serve you and all those pursuits well.

Cheers,
FlyFishNut

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FlyFishNut

FlyFishNutwrote a review of on August 18, 2013

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Been using this watch since Christmas 2012. Mainly I use it as a trail running watch, but also on a few winter hikes in the Appalachians.. It grabs the signal pretty quickly and is very accurate (after I updated the software). IMPORTANT to keep the software updated.

If you are just a runner this probably isn't your watch. If you Hike, Hunt, Run, etc - this is your huckleberry. I like the Garmin Connect features which allow you to share maps. I was talking to a guy about a trail that we run and I was missing a turn that would take me on a longer run by the river. After about an hour of, "you know where it gets sandy - just after the power lines..."he just sent me his route and I saved it on my watch. Very cool and practical.

I look forward to using it more for hunting and winter backpacking this year. I will be carrying my JOOS to keep it charged while in the backcountry. When in GPS mode it can suck the battery.

Hope y'all find this helpful.

Cheers!

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