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Hi there had the gps unit for a few years could not use so i left it in the draw now i have a boat and am trying to input coordinates that i have to go to fishing spots have know idea how to put them in . ( OLD SCHOOL )

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I would guess you no longer have the manual or you would not be asking.
Use PAGE button to go to MENU
Select MARK (the first one) by pushing ENTER
Push UP to change name for waypoint
Enter to select first letter, up / down to choose letter, ENTER
When complete DOWN , DOWN DOWN to change Coordinates
Change each coordinate number the same as letters above
When done use UP to select OK
ENTER

Your newly named location will be under WAYPOINTS on the MENU, Use UP/DOWN to locate then ENTER to select
Then GOTO

Of course you must have this in the correct format (several are available, usually UTM or WGS84 MM:DD:SSS found under settings) and have a location coordinate to enter

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Your manual tells you how to enter waypoints
http://www.fixya.com/support/p237226-garmin_etrex_gps_receiver/manual-14514/page-16

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    The link seems to have run off the page. Download the online etrex manual, and go to the page "Entering Waypoints".

    It's always best to read the manual completely if you are dealing with new technology.

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