Buying a used ACR plb

11:37 p.m. on May 16, 2011 (EDT)
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I would like to purchase an ACR for my trip around southern Africa this summer. I'm sure there are people that have bought plb's for a trip and haven't used them sense. Any ideas on where I can look for such an item? Thank you.

2:27 a.m. on May 17, 2011 (EDT)
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Not sure if there what your looking for but there are some on Ebay

8:35 a.m. on May 17, 2011 (EDT)
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You also can post a Want to Buy post in the Trailspace Classifieds.

You'll have to make sure there's a way to determine the unit is functioning properly via a test, before your trip. And that it will cover the areas you visit.

You might want to narrow down your own model choices first, before posting or bidding on units.

8:35 a.m. on May 17, 2011 (EDT)
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8:55 a.m. on May 17, 2011 (EDT)
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New ebay-

Used ebay-

Personally, if I was in the market for one I would go new. From what I saw after looking around the price difference isn't too drastic for me to purchase used. I would have alot more faith in a new unit as opposed to a used one. That's me though. Maybe its my OCD. I don't know much of the tech info on them just what their purpose is. I am sure someone will chime in on this one. Happy hiking. :)

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