Old 03-24-2017, 11:08 AM
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Bob H in NH
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I've actually had two compasses fail on me. First for whatever reason lost it's ability to find magnetic north, it randomly pointed wherever it wanted.


Second was a pin on ball type (yes I know cheap), but it lost all water in it and stopped spinning.


I've also had GPS batteries die.


Mostly I use a GPS to mark things while scouting, especially a new area, mark a hot looking spot to come back to it later. I also mark my game cameras when I leave them out.


For navigation, don't use the GPS much
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