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Postby oldbeek » Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:13 pm

Sportdog tek-1 combination e collar and tracking?? Compare to Garmin?
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Postby antoniofilipponi » Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:49 pm

Get the garmin, I have the sport dog tek combo collar and I works but would really have liked to see the actual topo map like the garmin has.
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Re: Sportdog tracking collars

Postby ckfowler » Thu Feb 04, 2016 2:59 pm

I love my Tek1.0. Have friends that have the Garmin and it seems to work fine too, perhaps a bit more complicated. I guess it will depend on what features you want. I like the simple transition between track and train and use my phone for maps or aerial photo of cover. The Tek had a feature to mark the truck which has saved me a great deal of walking down some road.
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Postby antoniofilipponi » Thu Feb 04, 2016 10:45 pm

Don't get me wrong, the tek is a decent tracking collar but I have seen the garmin in action and it seems to be more detailed.
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Re: Sportdog tracking collars

Postby Pheasanttracker » Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:40 pm

I thought the tek 2 has the colored topo. is the garmin still better bet? i was thinking of getting the tek 2 this spring.
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Re: Sportdog tracking collars

Postby oldbeek » Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:05 am

I bought the Tek-1. My 35 lb Brittany did not like the weight and bulkiness of the Tek-1. Sold the tek-1
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Re: Sportdog tracking collars

Postby shags » Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:28 am

Try a Garmin T5 mini.
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Re: Sportdog tracking collars

Postby oldbeek » Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:45 pm

Just bought Garmin 430 with t-5. It is just as big as the tek-1. Am I dumb or what. She is a little older now and hunts well with the T-5. Now my kids have big GSP,s. will buy another collar for them. It will be a mini.
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Re: Sportdog tracking collars

Postby Dakotazeb » Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:57 am

oldbeek wrote:Just bought Garmin 430 with t-5. It is just as big as the tek-1. Am I dumb or what. She is a little older now and hunts well with the T-5. Now my kids have big GSP,s. will buy another collar for them. It will be a mini.


You bought the Astro 430 with the standard T 5 collar. It also comes with the T 5 Mini collar. That's what you should have gotten, I have the Alpha with the TT15 Mini collar for my Brittany.
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Re: Sportdog tracking collars

Postby cjhills » Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:47 pm

keep the mini and give the T5 to the kids.........Cj
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Re: Sportdog tracking collars

Postby greg jacobs » Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:12 pm

Dogtra Pathfinder might be another choice.
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