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Garmin ASTRO 430 + T5X GPS Dog Tracking Collar Combo

  • Longer run times -- up to 80 hours of collar battery life!
  • Track up to 20 dogs with faster updates, preloaded TOPO maps, dog notifications and more!

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    What's New in the Garmin ASTRO 430 + T5X Combo

  • Up to 80 hours of collar battery life
  • Remotely activated collar Sleep Mode further extends battery life (only with Alpha handhelds)
  • Update your dog device via Garmin Express software

  • We recommend updating the software on your Astro to the latest version before use.

    The Astro 430 with the T5X GPS collar is Garmin's latest generation GPS / GLONASS tracking system for sporting dogs. You can track up to 20 dogs from a single handheld with a range of up to 9 miles. The 2.5-second update rate lets you quickly pinpoint your dog's location. The T5X collar housing is specially designed to keep the flexible braided steel VHF antenna upright for maximum reception.

    The 430 handheld gives you enhanced map drawing capabilities with preloaded TOPO U.S. 100K maps and a 3-axis electronic compass on a 2.6" color screen that is easy to read in all light conditions.

    Hunt Metrics dog performance data helps you analyze your dog's tracking patterns and behaviors.

    The Garmin Astro is perfect when your dog is not by your side. Hiking, camping, horseback riding or bike riding, the Garmin Astro will allow your dogs more freedom but allow you to keep a close eye on them and help you locate them if they get lost. Since the Garmin Astro 430 serves as a full-featured handheld GPS unit, it will keep you from getting lost, too.

    Not available to Canadian addresses. This product is approved for use in the US only. Collar to handheld radio communication may be disabled in Europe and other prohibited areas.

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    Garmin ASTRO 430 + T5X Combo Transmitter (Remote)

      Garmin ASTRO 430 + T5X GPS Dog Tracking Collar ComboThe Garmin Astro 430 handheld contains top-notch features such as a high-sensitivity GPS / GLONASS receiver, long battery life, a bright sunlight readable color display and a rugged IPX7 waterproof exterior.

      This unit also offers automatic routing with turn-by-turn directions.

      The Garmin Astro 430 has 1.7 Gigabytes internal memory as well as a micro SD card slot (max. 32 GB class 10 or less) so you can add pre-programmed data cards with detailed maps such as TOPO, Inland Lakes, BlueChart and City Navigator, or add more memory by installing a blank MicroSD Card.

      Handheld Features:

      • GPS + GLONASS satellite reception for better tracking in challenging environments
      • Track up to 20 dogs from one handheld with update rates as short as 2.5 seconds
      • High visibility orange casing
      • Hunt Metrics dog performance data shows distance traveled, time afield and more
      • Dog Notifications tell you when your dog is "treed" or "on point"
      • Built-in TOPO U.S. 100K mapping
      • Barometric altimeter and 3-axis electronic compass
      • Scratch resistant lens on the 2.6" color 65.1K TFT display with backlit display and keypad
      • Resolution: 240 x 160 pixels
      • Weight: 9.2 ounces with batteries
      • Battery life: 20+ hours using 2 AA batteries (not included)
      • High Speed USB mini-B connector for data updates with a PC or Apple Macintosh
      • Rugged IPX7 waterproof standards
      • Quad helix GPS / GLONASS antenna
      • Removeable VHF antenna
      • Micro SD card slot (max. 32 GB class 10 or less) available for preprogrammed MapSource mapping detail such as US TOPO, Inland Lakes, BlueChart and City Navigator, or add more memory by installing a blank MicroSD Card
      • Stores 1000 waypoints, 50 routes and 10,000 track points
      • Area calculation feature
      • Compatible with Garmin T5X, T5, and DC50 GPS dog tracking collars
      • Also compatible with Garmin Alpha TT15X, TT15, and TT10 collars (tracking function only)
      Garmin GPS units are waterproof in accordance with IEC 529 IPX7. An IPX7 designation means the GPS case can withstand accidental immersion in one meter of water for up to 30 minutes.

    Garmin ASTRO 430 + T5X Combo Collar

      Garmin ASTRO 430 + T5X GPS Dog Tracking Collar ComboThe T5X relays the dog's position to the handler's Astro 430 with location updates as often as every 2.5 seconds. You can track up to 20 dogs on a single system. Add additional T5Xs as needed.

      The T5X is a GPS TRACKING collar only -- no remote dog training collar features. The T5X can be used alongside T5 and DC-50 tracking collars. The T5X is also compatible with Alpha handhelds (tracking only). The T5X is NOT compatible with Astro 320 or 220 handhelds.

      The T5X comes standard with a blue collar strap. We offer the multi-dog units all with different color straps, and we sell individual T5X's in 10 different colors: Orange, Black, Blue, Green, Red, Yellow, White, Silver, Pink, or Violet.

      Collar Features:

      • Beacon Lights for added visibility in low-light conditions
      • Compatible with both the Astro 430 and Alpha 100 (tracking function only)
      • Top-mounted GPS/GLONASS collar antenna gives you better, faster GPS tracking with increased sensitivity
      • Rugged braided-steel VHF antenna can take all the abuse a hunting dog can give it in rough terrain
      • Includes both standard 18 1/2" and long range 22 1/2" VHF collar antennas -- perfect for big running hounds
      • 24-48 hour run times depending on update rate
      • Battery life indicator so you know when you need to recharge your collar
      • 4 hour collar charge time
      • One piece charging unit means one less thing to lose
      • Waterproof to 1 ATM (10 meters)
      • USB Port allows easy software updates -- just plug your collar into your computer
      • Export additional GPS dog data directly from your collar to your computer
      • Live laptop tracking with BaseStation -- bigger screen makes tracking easier
      • Rescue Mode kicks in at 25% to save battery life
      • Feed-through collar strap design works with any 1" collar strap -- no screws, bolts, or plates needed
      • Plastic-coated nylon "Glo" collar strap lasts longer than regular nylon or leather and won't stink
      • User replaceable collar strap -- different colors for different dogs
      • Fits neck sizes between 13" and 22"
      • Solid K-9 metal collar buckle with metal keeper

      Astro T5X Collar Dimensions:

      • Weight: 9.3 oz with collar strap and antenna
      • Height: 1.75 inches
      • Width: 3.5 inches
      • Depth: 1.85 inches
      • 1" wide collar strap

      Astro T5X Collar Compatibility:

      • Compatible with Astro 430 and Alpha handheld receivers (tracking function only with Alpha)
      • NOT compatible with Astro 320 or 220 Handhelds

    Garmin ASTRO 430 + T5X Combo Comes With

    • Garmin Astro 430 handheld
    • Belt clip
    • USB cable
    • 5" standard and 13" long range handheld antennas
    • T 5X GPS collar transmitter
    • User-replaceable Li-Ion collar battery (rechargeable)
    • BRAIDED STEEL VHF 18 1/2" Standard Collar Antenna
    • BRAIDED STEEL VHF 22 1/2" Long Range Collar Antenna
    • AC adapter
    • Vehicle collar charger
    • Charging clip
    • Quick Start guide
    • 1 year Garmin warranty
    • Up to 20 user-replaceable 1" collar straps (depending on number of collars purchased)

      # of CollarsIncluded Collar Strap Colors
      2Blue & Orange
      3Blue, Orange, & Black
      4Blue, Orange, Black, & Red
      5Blue, Orange, Black, Red, & Green
      6Blue, Orange, Black, Red, Green, & Yellow
      7Blue, Orange, Black, Red, Green, Yellow, & White
      8Blue, Orange, Black, Red, Green, Yellow, White, & Silver
      9Blue, Orange, Black, Red, Green, Yellow, White, Silver, & Pink
      10Blue, Orange, Black, Red, Green, Yellow, White, Silver, Pink, & Violet
      11Blue (x2), Orange, Black, Red, Green, Yellow, White, Silver, Pink, & Violet
      12Blue (x2), Orange (x2), Black, Red, Green, Yellow, White, Silver, Pink, & Violet
      13Blue (x2), Orange (x2), Black (x2), Red, Green, Yellow, White, Silver, Pink, & Violet
      14Blue (x2), Orange (x2), Black (x2), Red (x2), Green, Yellow, White, Silver, Pink, & Violet
      15Blue (x2), Orange (x2), Black (x2), Red (x2), Green (x2), Yellow, White, Silver, Pink, & Violet
      16Blue (x2), Orange (x2), Black (x2), Red (x2), Green (x2), Yellow (x2), White, Silver, Pink, & Violet
      17Blue (x2), Orange (x2), Black (x2), Red (x2), Green (x2), Yellow (x2), White (x2), Silver, Pink, & Violet
      18Blue (x2), Orange (x2), Black (x2), Red (x2), Green (x2), Yellow (x2), White (x2), Silver (x2), Pink, & Violet
      19Blue (x2), Orange (x2), Black (x2), Red (x2), Green (x2), Yellow (x2), White (x2), Silver (x2), Pink (x2), & Violet
      20Blue (x2), Orange (x2), Black (x2), Red (x2), Green (x2), Yellow (x2), White (x2), Silver (x2), Pink (x2), & Violet (x2)

    Features of the Garmin ASTRO 430 + T5X Combo

    • High Visibility Design -- Orange handheld casing gives added visibility making the Astro 430 harder to lose in the field.

    • LED Beacon Lights -- Beacon lights are built into the T5X Astro collar for low light conditions or night use. Visible up to 100 yards.

    • Cross Compatibility -- The T5X tracking collar is compatible both with the Astro 430 AND Alpha handhelds. Note that the T5X will only have tracking capability when used with the Alpha. You can also track Alpha TT15X, TT15, TT15 MINI, and TT10 GPS collars with your Astro 430 handheld, although you won't be able to activate the remote training functions.

    • GPS and GLONASS Tracking -- The Astro 430 and the T5X collar utilize both GPS and GLONASS satellites for increased sensitivity. The T5X's top-mounted antenna gives you improved signal reception, and the antenna's orange color makes it easy to distinguish during competitions that don't allow stimulation, tone, or vibration.

    • AKC Competition Approved -- The AKC Performance Events Department has approved the Garmin T5X collar for use in pointing breed field trials and hunting tests.

    • Regular AND Long-Range Antennas Included -- You get both regular and long range antennas both for your Astro 430 handheld AND your T5X GPS collar. That's 4 antennas altogether! Configure your system to meet your specific needs.

    • Hunt Metrics -- Hunt Metrics dog performance data shows distance traveled, time afield and more so you can train your dog more effectively.

    • Rescue Mode -- When the battery on a tracking collar dies, finding a missing a dog gets a lot more difficult. When the collar battery drops to 25% life, RESCUE MODE changes the update rate to a 2-minute ping to extend battery life which gives you the maximum amount of hours to find a lost dog. Rescue mode is not the default setting. You have to turn it on under SETTINGS. I can't think of a good reason NOT to run your collar in rescue mode because there's no downside to using it.

    • Multi-Dog Tracking -- Track up to 20 dogs with additional Garmin T5X collars. Tracking range is up to 9 miles, delivering location data as often as every 2.5 seconds.

    • Preloaded Mapping -- The Astro 430 comes preloaded with TOPO U.S. 100K maps

    • MicroSD Slot -- You can use the MicroSD slot to add TOPO U.S. 24K, City Navigator, and more (each available separately), or add more memory by installing a blank MicroSD Card.

    • Live Laptop Tracking using BaseStation -- Using BaseStation, you can take your handheld while you're tracking dogs and plug it into your computer, letting you view your dogs on your laptop's screen. HOW TO: First download Garmin's Base Station Software. Then plug your handheld into your computer's USB port to see the Tracking screen on your computer. We've got guys that are working out of vehicles and they are tired of looking at a small screen all the time. They want to set up a computer in their vehicle and be able to view the tracking. You still use a handheld to track, but view your dogs on your laptop screen instead of a small handheld. Garmin says it'll track on the computer "real-time," but it's the same update rate that you have on your system -- 2.5, 5, 10, 30, or 120 seconds between updates.

    • Downloads -- Using the Waypoints and Tracks and the Dog Tracks feature from the Astro Handheld you can download your days hunt into your PC using either MapSource or to see your hunt on a topo map or Google Earth. This allows you to see the ground that you and your dog actually cover in a day's hunt on a map.

    • Covey Counter -- The Garmin Astro also allows you to mark the exact location of your coveys using a special waypoint feature. This will allow you to place your coveys on a map and mark the time of day, elevation, number of birds in the covey and number of birds taken from a covey.

    • Icons -- Astro also comes with waypoint icons designed for hunting, letting you mark and identify additional waypoints such as your truck, hunting lodge, food plots, cover, ATVs and other outdoor-related features.

    • Additional Uses -- While the Garmin Astro is designed for the hunting dog, many of our customers that don't hunt but enjoy spending time outdoors with their dogs and allowing them to run off leash will find the Astro incredibly useful.

    Garmin ASTRO 430 + T5X Combo Batteries

      The Astro Handheld unit uses AA batteries (not included). Average run time is 20+ hours.

      Optional Astro NiMH Battery Pack can be charged inside the 430 handheld via USB.

      Collar Battery Runtime:

      ~60-80 hours depending on update rate

    Garmin ASTRO 430 + T5X Combo Range

      The Garmin Astro transmitter and receiver have a "line of sight" range of up to 9 miles using the included long-range antenna.

      The Astro communicates using a VHF radio signal between the Dog GPS collar and the Handheld GPS unit, so to get the full range out of a system there should be nothing between the transmitter and the receiver.

      Realistically, this isn't going to happen in most of the places that we spend time with our dogs, so the actual usable range will be MUCH less than 9 miles depending on hunting conditions, including weather, terrain, and the presence of cover.

    Garmin ASTRO 430 + T5X Combo

    Garmin "X" Series Collars

    The TT15X is a track and train collar while the T5X is tracking only. Both collars are compatible with the Astro 430, all four Alpha handhelds, and the PRO 550 Plus. They can be tracked from multiple handhelds at the same time and can be run at the same time as TT10, TT15, and T5 collars.

    Please note that Garmin's "X" collars are NOT compatible with the Astro 320 or 220.

    The "X" collars have the same physical design as Garmin's regular size collars, but with several upgraded features:

  • Longer Battery Life -- up to 80 hours of run time using the 2.5 second update rate
  • Garmin Express Update Option -- you can update your "X" collar's software with Garmin Express
  • Sleep Mode -- you can put your "X" collar into sleep mode using Alpha handhelds, extending battery life even longer
  • Collar "About" Screen -- on Alpha 200i and 200 handhelds you can check your "X" collar's software version

  • Extended Battery Life

    The biggest improvement on these collars is longer battery life.

    Every time we talk with Garmin, battery life is a topic. With the "X" collars they have drastically increased battery life and added options to stretch it out even longer if needed.

    We are seeing between 60 and 80 hours of run time off a single charge with a 2.5-second update rate. Setting your collar on a 5 or 10-second update rate will push it past 80 hours, and a 2-minute update rate will give you over 130 hours.

    This will be especially helpful for folks with big running dogs or in lost dog situations. An "X" collar set in Rescue Mode drops down to a 2-minute update rate when the battery reaches less than 25% capacity, giving you the maximum possible time to locate a lost dog. More battery life = more time.

    There are few things more useless than a tracking collar with a dead battery.

    Keep in mind that this extended battery life option doesn't change my take on charging your collars.

    I still recommend that you charge them after every use.

    I want you to have the maximum battery life available if you need it. The only way to make that happen is to charge your system before each use. Also, keep in mind there has not been a change in the handheld batteries, so you will still need to charge them pretty much every night anyway.

    Updating Your Collars with Garmin Express

    With the "X" collars, you can now update both your collars and your handheld with Garmin Express.

    This eliminates the need to have multiple programs installed to keep your system up-to-date. I prefer Garmin Express for several reasons, but not being able to update everything from one program has been a hassle. Now every new dog tracking product can be updated using Garmin Express.

    Sleep Mode

    The "X" collars have a Sleep Mode option just like the Garmin MINI collars.

    Sleep Mode allows you the option of using your Alpha handheld to shut off both radios in the collar (GPS and handheld communication), significantly extending battery life. The collar searches every few seconds for a turn-on signal. Once you give the signal from your handheld, the radios turn back on and the collar returns to normal communication mode.

    Note that you must be within range to activate the collar.

    This is a specialized feature that really isn't going to be used by most of our customers. It's designed for situations where either you can't get to a dog in time to pick him up and are forced to leave him out overnight, or you are intentionally leaving him out and want to preserve battery life.

    We have a few folks that like to leave their collars on their dogs all day while hunting, even when moving around in their vehicle, and Sleep Mode lets them conserve run time. I'm not sure if it's still necessary with the longer battery life, but the option is there.

    Folks with livestock protection dogs will like the Sleep Mode feature. It will give you extra-long battery life while still keeping up with the location of your dogs.

    "About" Screen

    The "X" collars give you the ability to view your collar software data on your Alpha 200i or Alpha 200 handheld.

    This means you can check the software version from your handheld without the use of a computer. Not a giant deal, but it's a feature that we had back in the Astro 320 / 220 days, and it's nice to see its return.

    I'm extremely pleased with these new collars.

    We always want more range, longer battery life, and more durability from our tracking collars.

    While we only get one of the big three updated here, it's an important update -- perhaps the most important -- and it will make finding lost dogs easier.

    Garmin ASTRO 430 Handheld

    Garmin has updated the tracking only Garmin Astro with their latest and greatest software.

    When Garmin first introduced dog tracking via GPS they used a 5 second update rate (how often the collar reports its location) and a maximum 10 dogs tracking per handheld.

    While this was fine for most of us, many folks were looking for more dogs per unit and everybody wanted faster updates (even though some of us didn't know it at the time).

    When Garmin introduced their combination ecollar GPS tracking system, the Alpha, they moved to a 20 dog option with a 2.5 second update rate.

    The only issue with making this change was that the folks running Astro systems could not track the collars of the folks running Alpha systems.

    While this wasn't the end of the world, it was a bit of a hassle for those of us that like to hunt with others and be able to keep up with their dogs along with our own. Folks had to buy new systems with a combo tracking / ecollar, even if they did not want or need the remote trainer.

    All of this is now fixed with the Garmin Astro 430.

    The new 430 works off the same 2.5 second update rate and 20 dog option that Garmin uses with the Alpha. This means you can now run a Garmin Astro and track collars running on an Alpha unit at the same time.

    The Garmin Astro 430 will track T5X, T5, and DC50 collars (regular and mini). It will also track TT15X, TT15, and TT10 collars (regular and mini -- no training functions).

    There are a couple of downsides, but that is to be expected with any major changes to technology.

  • The Astro 430 is NOT compatible with Astro 220 or Astro 320 handhelds
  • The Astro 430 will NOT be able to track DC20, DC30 or DC40 collars

    A few other new and cool features include:

  • Preloaded 100K TOPO map
  • DriveTrack 71 compatibility -- track collars in your vehicle on a bigger screen
  • Fenix Watch compatibility -- get notifications and direction info via Bluetooth on your watch
  • Rechargeable handheld battery option -- add a rechargeable AA battery pack to your Astro handheld and charge it via your USB port

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    100% Recommend this product (18 of 18 responses)
    By Glenn
    Newville, Alabama
    Great system.
    January 16, 2023
    I've owned birddogs for a long time and I lost a dog a couple of years ago. I should have purchased a tracking collar much sooner. I asked a friend who has been working and training birddogs for a long time and he recommended that I look at the Garmin ASTRO 430 and also recommended that I consider Gun Dog Supply. I did both and am glad I did. I'm still learning all of the features but it has worked great right out of the box.
    By Jason C.
    Coalville, Utah
    Works like a champ!
    December 17, 2022
    Great collar with super fast tracking capabilities. You MUST have rechargeable batteries for the handheld controller and ALWAYS carry and extra set when doing long all day hunts. It will burn through them. Small price to pay for the most accurate/fastest tracking collar manufactured. Highly recommend
    Fast Accurate Reliable Burns through batteries
    By Ricardo
    Catalina, AZ
    Great GPS Tracker
    April 2, 2022
    Both the handheld and the tracking collar work great and are easy to use. Easily keep track of my dog. I would recommend considering getting the rechargeable batteries for it. Otherwise you might be going through a lot of AA batteries if you’re using it on daily basis. If you use only occasionally that might not be an issue.
    Works really well, easy to use, and robust. No real cons I've experienced.
    By Don J.
    A homer in for Garmin
    January 11, 2021
    I bought the Astro 430/t5 for my German Shorthair and it has worked great for upland hunting. We went to South Dakota with several friends and it was great to be able to see my dog working in front of all of us. In many of the convenience stores, bars, and hotels were posters of lost dogs. With up to a 9 mile range, I was never concerned about where my dog was.
    Alerts when dog was on point. Todo map was great for looking over new hunting area. Compass gave instant direction and distance to dog. The only reason for 4 stars is because the receiver is not rechargeable but uses AA batteries unlike my other Garmin products that are rechargeable. Better carry extra batteries.
    By Zach C.
    Gordonville, Texas
    Love this product
    September 3, 2020
    This is great product if you have a big running dog or hunt/ train with thick cover around. Fast updates on dog location and lots of great features most I’ll never probably use but they are available.
    Extremely long battery life on the collar have used it for 1 month+ and haven’t had to recharge it yet. Use good AA batteries in the controller though or you will end up changing them every couple of weeks.
    Fast updates Long range Ease of use Sturdy clip Collar has great battery life Nice mapping features Uses cheap AA up fast Even though you can choose the type of dog ( pointer in my case ) it will still say your dog has treed an animal sometimes. Compass can be a little finicky and you will need to recalibrate it from time to time.
    By Tim C.
    Easy to use and it is awesome to know where my dog is at all times
    October 12, 2016
    I really love the peace of mind the Garmin Astro 430 gives me while hunting. I mainly hunt Grouse and Woodcock so we are usually in heavy cover. I have always hunted with a bell and would have the difficult task of finding my dog when she went on point. I have had her 5 yards away and could't find her. With the Astro I always know exactly where she is.

    The on point notification is awesome. The dog direction and distance screen leads me right to my dog. I know when I am getting close so I can start looking for my dog and also try to look for possible openings for shooting The only draw back I see so far is that the battery system for the hand held could be better.

    Over all it is easy to use and it is awesome to know where my dog is at all times no matter if she is on the move or on point. Thick cover doesn't seem to be a problem. I would recommend this to anyone who likes to hit the woods with a dog.
    By Mraney
    Oklahoma City OK
    December 28, 2022
    I buy all of pointing dog equipment from Gun Dog supply. They own and understand pointing dogs, have a good line of products, get the shipments out quickly and completely guarantee their products no questions asked. I particularly like the YouTube videos Steve puts out regarding features of products and how to set them up properly. It makes everything much easier rather than having to search through all the manuals. Overall, one of the best companies I deal with on any product line.
    By Shaun
    Great for an Aging Dog
    October 1, 2022
    My 12 year old English Springer Spaniel, losing his hearing, has lately not been able to hear my calls or whistles. When we became separated this summer while trout fishing, it became apparent that measures were necessary, especially with the upcoming pa’tridge season. I called Gun Dog Supply, spoke with Steve, explained the situation, and he recommended this product. It has surpassed my expectations, and I am well pleased.
    By Rick
    Western North Carolina
    Just what I was looking for
    September 16, 2022
    There are lots of options when looking for an electronic sporting dog collar. I always start an inquiry like this one at Gun Dog Supply. Excellent review of the capabilities of this combination which was exactly what I was thinking about. I needed a gps location collar for hunting grouse in hilly, heavy cover with a young, still too rangey shorthair. She has always responded to my whistle, but this will give me some peace of mind hunting new territory. Everything about the search, transaction, directions for use, and fulfillment of the order was top notch. A great product and process.
    A great tool for single or multiple dog tracking. Intuitive, durable, does what I need None really, the dog adapts to the new device and antenna quickly
    By CLAY B.
    Garmin Astro 430
    April 5, 2021
    Well i had problems locating my 10 month old english pointer so I purchased the Garmin Astro 430. When it came in the mail i got it out and went to my office to figure it out. I wanted to set it up on my computer first and became discouraged when i seen how technical it was. i packed to up to return that day. Then i decided to try it on the dog before i returned it. When i let the dog out of his box. he took off and i quickly realized how effective the garmin tracker really is. Within 20 minutes the handheld beeped and read that FESTUS was on point 40 yards away. Festus was on point and flused a covey of quail right over my head. IT WORKS. It would have been a mistake to return or exchange it because off it accuracy, quality and capability. Definitely worth $650 in my opinion. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! STEVE SNELL DEFINITLY KNOWS THE BEST DOG TRACKERS OUT THERE!!! THANKS STEVE!!

    Clay B
    By Customer
    South Carolina
    Astro 430
    January 6, 2021
    Grate product, works Excellent and fast shipment.
    By Robert T.
    Sandy Creek, New York
    Great Product
    December 24, 2020
    Easy to use and worked as advertised.
    Hand held screen is user friendly, instructions clear and helpful. User manual should be included with the unit.
    By Cheryl
    Powder Springs GA
    Incredible Product and the best site to purchase high dollar devices
    October 9, 2020
    Gun Dog Supply is the only place to purchase these high dollar, no discount/coupon items.
    When Garmin quoted a 5-8 week turnaround Gun Dog Supply literally shipped the same day. I find that astounding that the actual manufacturer does not keep their items in stock. Gun Dog Supply is the only place I will shop for my dog related items.
    Fast shipping, great video descriptors that help to select the exact model and item I needed Bark detect does not work. I've asked my 5 teammates who have this same device if they ever got it to work and the answer was no. Garmin adds a disclaimer that "it does not work in all areas" so I guess the end result is, it doesn't work anywhere.
    By Justin
    Review for Garmin Astro 430 with T5 COMBO (1-dog GPS System)
    October 15, 2018

    Great reception between collar & handheld, relatively easy to set up & operate. I have a Brittany & wish I would have gotten the mini collar. Full size collar is OK, but the mini would have been better.

    By Bryon J.
    Review for Garmin Astro 430 with T5 COMBO (1-dog GPS System)
    November 17, 2016
    I'm giving 5 stars! It's a great product from Garmin, so far it has worked flawlessly I will strongly recommend this to any coon hunter or any hunting that requires a dog. For that matter, you won't be disappointed.
    By Ashley M.
    Review for Garmin Astro 430 with T5 COMBO (1-dog GPS System)
    October 24, 2016
    I love the Garmin 430. I made the mistake of not getting the trainer combo unit; that would work much better for me. I recommend spending the extra $150 and get the trainer combo. Great Product and great help from GunDogSupply!
    By DeQuan Y.
    Review for Garmin Astro 430 with T5 COMBO (1-dog GPS System)
    August 16, 2016
    It's alright.
    By Kevin R.
    Review for Garmin Astro 430 with T5 COMBO (1-dog GPS System)
    August 3, 2016
    The 430 works great if that is the only device you are using. I tried running both the 430 and 320 together and ran into some issues with it. If we just talk about the 430 then performance is great, but I'm sure there are a lot of hunters out there like myself that need to know about the issues when trying to run both handheld units together.

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