SPOT Reviews

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SPOT Personal Tracker

rated 5 of 5 stars 15,000 miles, 31 countries, and the Spot Tracker performed really well. From remote areas to urban concrete jungles it never failed me. I used…
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SPOT Personal Tracker

rated 5 of 5 stars Death comes to those that are not prepared. If you want to get lost and die then do not buy. If you want your life and want your stuff then…
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SPOT Gen3

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent insurance for the solo hiker, hunter, or fisher(person). I am a solo hiker, hunter, and fisherman who needs some insurance against…
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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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Killer Review

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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