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post #1 of 15 Old 02-26-2009, 03:38 PM Thread Starter
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Garmin Zumo 660

Looks like the 550 is going to be second best soon. Bigger screen and a bunch of other differences. Still not GeoCaching friendly though. Tmcgee?

https://buy.garmin.com/shop/compare....areProduct=414

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post #2 of 15 Old 02-26-2009, 04:42 PM
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I've been watching the updates on this for a while, I've even put off buying a 550 so I can buy the 660 when it comes out.
I saw one place (maybe amazon?) taking preorders for the full $799 I think that will drop to around $650 once it actually hits the street.
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so does that mean that the 550 will come down from $1000 now?

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so does that mean that the 550 will come down from $1000 now?
Where the heck are you buying?
You can get a Zumo 550 for around Aus$850.00 (US$550.00) here. I would have thought that that was still more expensive than the street price in the USA.
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Looks like the 550 is going to be second best soon. Bigger screen and a bunch of other differences. Still not GeoCaching friendly though. Tmcgee?

https://buy.garmin.com/shop/compare....areProduct=414
I think you might need to inherit my old 550 at a good price, Tom.

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The 660 is a huge design change from the 550. Personally I really like the hard buttons. I would also hate to give up the easy to handle SD card for the easy to loose microSD card. Bye bye xm. The only feature that i would like to have in the ADP2 Bluetooth. A wider screen would be nice, but not at the cost of loosing all the other features.

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I think you might need to inherit my old 550 at a good price, Tom.
Thanks Tom, let me know. If it weren't for my riding buddies selling me used stuff cheap, I wouldn't have hardly any farkles! :thumbsup:

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Should we start a "Who wants the old 550's thread?" (me me me)

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Should we start a "Who wants the old 550's thread?" (me me me)

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ditto... ME ME !!!

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Should we start a "Who wants the old 550's thread?" (me me me)

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Yes, after all they're practically worthless now.

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