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    Member Jan from Humboldt's Avatar
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    Default A waterproof cell phone!!!!

    http://www.verizonwireless.com/gzone/

    I just got one, this isn't your dainty little city dweller designer phone, waterproof, dirt proof and built to take a fishing trip or two.

    Finally a phone I won't kill on a fishing trip.

    Not to mention it might just save your butt too. (Or take a picture of it)

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    Will it take a saltwater dunking?
    "Let every angler who loves to fish think what it would mean to him to find the fish were gone." Zane Grey
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    I have lost 3 cells due to the water
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    2 in the washing machine, and one in the Kenai


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    Default They claim....

    That it will stand a short imersion...

    http://www.gearlive.com/news/article...one-cellphone/

    However I don't plan to test it as our water down here is still a bit too cold for swimming in.

    But if I were over the side with it in the pocket of my PFD which I wear all the time it might make a difference.

    And I 100% agree that not many things electrical will stand a dunk in the salt reguardless of the claim.

    I fish out of a center console skiff down here and sometimes take a splashing when the wind comes up so I'm more worried about that kind of getting wet rather than a dunking.

    I've killed 3 cell phones in the last two years due to getting them damp, one died of coffee poisoning when I spilled a cup on my shirt front and the other two got splashed with saltwater.
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    Here's another link that does a better job of describing the unit.

    http://cc.msnscache.com/cache.aspx?q...-US&FORM=CVRE9

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    this seems like a good time to bring up *CG (*24 alaska only) it conects you right with the coast guard. if you can't reach your radio this is the other option.

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