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Garmin G8 price drop. Is a replacement around the corner?


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#1 OptomMN

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 03:28 PM

I see that the G8 has received a significant price drop.  I've had my eyes on one but have been waiting to see if a replacement is coming.  Does anybody have any information about a possible successor?

Thanks.


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#2 bradleyguye

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 04:42 PM

Wish I knew the answer. I love the idea of this. Looks like its been $299 for awhile now.

It was released in 2014 and still no update?

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 02:43 PM

Z80 on way

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 08:56 PM

View Postsnagy2000, on 23 May 2018 - 02:43 PM, said:

Z80 on way

Not an exact replacement. Interested to hear how the laser/GPS is received.
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Posted 25 May 2018 - 06:28 AM

The G8 dropped to $250 just before Christmas.  I've been waiting to purchase a replacement for my old Sonnocaddie V300 (which still works fine) and the price drop led me to incorrectly assume that we'd be see a replacement.  The price went back up to $350 and now I see that it's down to $300.  I should have purchased one back in November.


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Posted 23 June 2018 - 10:13 AM

I have a G8 and love it. One thing I hate on the course is constantly looking at my iPhone for distances. Had a Garmin golf watch before the G8 and returned it for the G8. Hated looking at the watch and the tan line it goes (South Florida sun). The G8 is easy for anyone riding with me to read & use so they dont keep asking me for yardages.

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 10:13 AM

I've decided to purchase a G8 after losing my sky caddie touch (I swear TSA stole it).  So I used a laser for six months  but I'm a hole map kind of guy with front, middle, back info.  I like to know more distances and just don't love the laser.  So I'm keeping an eye out for a price drop.

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