SPOT Reviews

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SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger

rated 5 of 5 stars It's small and rugged and puts out a strong signal to a satellite. If you hike alone or with other people it provides a check in ok-help or…
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SPOT Connect

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I carry on my ATV in some rugged Nevada mountains. Great having the unit handy for emergency. Also use to check in with contacts. Gives loved…
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SPOT Connect

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Spot can remove one's fear of being stranded in a no cellphone place. It can save your life! i have had my Spot for several years and it is…
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SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger

rated 5 of 5 stars Important lifeline to my wife and kids. Can't recommend it enough. Works absolutely flawlessly. I used it for Greenland Kayak Expedition 2013.
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SPOT Personal Tracker

rated 4.5 of 5 stars i have had this SPOT for a couple of years now and I must say it gives me and my wife peace of mind. The Personal Tracker uses two Lithium batteries,…
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SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger

rated 5 of 5 stars Great product and piece of mind. I have used my SPOT Messenger for years but thankfully never for an emergency. The vast majority of my time…
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SPOT Connect

rated 5 of 5 stars Works great with my smartphone to upload messages to Facebook or for friends/family to track us, but gives us peace of mind should anything…
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SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger

rated 4 of 5 stars Excellent product. Long battery life. What keeps it from a fifth star is that it doesn't float. Purchase the second gen Spot locator to assist…
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SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger

rated 5 of 5 stars We live on a remote farm in NSW Australia, with no mobile reception. I use this device on a regular basis when out working in the paddocks.
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SPOT Connect

rated 4 of 5 stars Avery helpful device which is easy to us. I use it now for one year and 5 months, cycling around the world. It is used with the iPhone 4S. 45…
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SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger

rated 5 of 5 stars A gamechanger. Rugged, simple, and affordable. It gives you the peace of mind to push the limits of your adventures consciously knowing that…
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SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A GPS locating device that allows you with a Smart Phone to send messages with your phone or send preprogrammed messages. It also allows you…
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SPOT Personal Tracker

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Shoddy business practices. Lousy customer service. Largely inclined to bilk customers out of $50 purchase rebate coupon. Reputation for charging…
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SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger

rated 4 of 5 stars The Spot 2 is a small, rugged, highly portable, GPS locating device which allows the user to transmit pre-typed messages to friends and family…
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SPOT Personal Tracker

rated 1 of 5 stars BEWARE - THIS COMPANY IS A SCAM! Beware, SPOT is an extremely unethical company that is going to try to screw you out of every possible dollar…
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SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger

rated 4 of 5 stars I was gifted a SPOT GPS messenger by the lovely people here at Trailspace about a year ago. Now that my subscription is about up I wanted to…
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SPOT Personal Tracker

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I am super pleased with this product!! For the last 18 months the SPOT has been living in the top of my backpack. I usually hike 10-12 weeks…
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SPOT Personal Tracker

First of all, it doesn't work unless you have wide open sky.  Perhaps if you are concerned about getting lost on a prairie this product may…
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SPOT Personal Tracker

rated 2 of 5 stars I have had my Spot for about a year. I do a lot of motorcycle riding in the mountains. It seems to have a really hard time getting a message…
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SPOT Personal Tracker

rated 2 of 5 stars Unit works...used it sailing on bluewater deliveries. Why only 2 stars? The auto-billing policy for the services and the very un-user friendly…
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SPOT Personal Tracker

Simply put, this dog doesn't hunt. In my tests, it failed about 90% of the time. Customer support is non-existent and the web pages are kludgey,…
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SPOT Personal Tracker

rated 0.5 of 5 stars You've done a terrific job in your review, however, having owned a used the SPOT unit for the past 18 months let me give you the REAL skinny…
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SPOT Personal Tracker

rated 5 of 5 stars This is an awesome product and I never hit the trails without it. I hike alone and spend extended period of time in the back country and this…
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SPOT Personal Tracker

rated 4 of 5 stars The SPOT is unique in what it does. To my knowledge, there isn't any other product that's out there that has the same price point and performs…
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SPOT Personal Tracker

rated 4 of 5 stars I’m Lost, Help Find Me: A SPOT Gear Test Figure 1. SPOT Satellite Messenger Background While it is always best to avoid getting lost or injured…
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SPOT Personal Tracker

rated 4 of 5 stars This is an affordable, effective device for reassuring your loved ones that you're okay--or, if necessary, summoning emergency services. I'm…
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SPOT Personal Tracker

rated 5 of 5 stars I hike, bike, and ride motorcycles often. This has been a great addition just in case something goes wrong. Originally I bought it for personal…
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SPOT Personal Tracker

rated 5 of 5 stars My husband got us this for extended horsepacking trips that I and my neighbor friends take. We've only used it hiking so far but it has worked…
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