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Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-28-2015, 07:05 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Almost no-one using 32 Gig or smaller has...

Almost no-one using 32 Gig or smaller has reported a problem....whatever would you need a 64 Gig card for in the first place?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-28-2015, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Well, yes, you should never have more than one...

Well, yes, you should never have more than one CNNA on the unit, although I usually keep at least one older one on the computer as backup.

Mapinstall should give you the option of deleting the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 06:54 PM
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Views: 357,669
Posted By Rocky TFS
Get BaseCamp.

Get BaseCamp.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Join the club! CNNA updates really aren't worth...

Join the club! CNNA updates really aren't worth the trouble more than once a year unless you live in cities where there is a LOT of construction going on, and then CNNA usually takes two to three...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 357,669
Posted By Rocky TFS
Well, that's what I thought too. But I'm never...

Well, that's what I thought too. But I'm never adverse to a new approach.
So next time I update my Playlists I may try Felipe's way.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 05:19 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
So IF you have the Nav V hooked up to the...

So IF you have the Nav V hooked up to the computer, ITunes is smart enough to see the internal storage AND the Micro card AND its folder \mp3 and will replicate the Playlist with the correct syntax,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 357,669
Posted By Rocky TFS
For me, the very best part about the Nav V is the...

For me, the very best part about the Nav V is the whiz wheel integration....I don't know how I ever did without that technology!:clap

(Actually, I do, I used to have to stare at the unit and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 357,669
Posted By Rocky TFS
Did you see this? ...

Did you see this?
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23341770&highlight=playlist#post23341770

When I recently added to my ITunes playlists and exported them again, I forgot to change...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-08-2015, 02:37 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
I don't think they have computers in...

I don't think they have computers in Idaho.......:rofl
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-07-2015, 10:48 AM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
The "Not Invented Here" syndrome is alive and...

The "Not Invented Here" syndrome is alive and well in all Govt. agencies and will be until ALL users complain long and vociferously. :baldy
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 453,762
Posted By Rocky TFS
Yes, you and JetSpeed are absolutely right, it...

Yes, you and JetSpeed are absolutely right, it was operator error. What I should have said is that IMPROPER use of a GPS device can kill you in more ways than one...:D

Never believe absolutely...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2015, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
They flew into a mountain at night while...

They flew into a mountain at night while following a GPS route they had created that was a little more direct than prudent (by just 1/4 mile).:cry This was before aviation GPS's had really good...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 453,762
Posted By Rocky TFS
GPS's can kill you in more ways than one!!!! I...

GPS's can kill you in more ways than one!!!! I have several dead friends to prove it, although most of them were flying at the time. :eek1:eek1:eek1
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-31-2015, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Good Point! I never thought about that. I use...

Good Point! I never thought about that. I use mine mostly for fishing, and when driving into the late afternoon sun because my Photochromic lenses will not get dark enough behind the windshield...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-31-2015, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
I don't use my polarized lenses on the bike...

I don't use my polarized lenses on the bike because they won't fit under goggles, so I just went outside and checked it out. I didn't notice much difference in any orientation relative to the sun...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-06-2015, 06:52 AM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Google Earth does NOT use the NAD1927 Datum, it...

Google Earth does NOT use the NAD1927 Datum, it uses the WGS1984 Datum! There is considerable incorrect info out there. The below discussion is about the difference between WGS1984 and NAD1927 for...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-01-2015, 01:45 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Yes, this fix will work exactly the same on the...

Yes, this fix will work exactly the same on the Montana.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2015, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Heh, this still gets me from time to time!:rofl

Heh, this still gets me from time to time!:rofl
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-27-2015, 08:14 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Screen Calibration?

I know this has been addressed somewhere back about 12,000 posts ago, but can anyone verify that a Master Reset will affect the screen calibration?
My four year old Montana has started having...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-12-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11,953
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Yes, but I move the pointer with the pad then...

Yes, but I move the pointer with the pad then left click to leave a point. Trying to draw a continuous series of points with the pad like you would with a mouse is impossible. I do it this way on the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-08-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11,953
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Posted By Rocky TFS
+1 ! I've had it for a year and it does...

+1 ! I've had it for a year and it does everything I need except phone home. You can now get a 64 Gb for what I paid a year ago for the 32:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 11:16 AM
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Views: 357,669
Posted By Rocky TFS
It's pretty cool to hear about it when the...

It's pretty cool to hear about it when the technology really works the way we think it should! :clap
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-01-2015, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
You mean the "Rugged Mount"? If so, the red an...

You mean the "Rugged Mount"? If so, the red an black are power + and power -, the audio has a 3.5 mm plug, and the other colored wires are for a data link, which is useless on a bike. You can cut...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-26-2015, 07:05 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Hope it works, post if not.:norton

Hope it works, post if not.:norton
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-26-2015, 02:14 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
That is correct. The early 100K Topos were not...

That is correct. The early 100K Topos were not locked. However, they were intended to be left in the CD drive on the computer to work, a REALLY STUPID idea.

Mine is 1998, and I had to trick...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-24-2015, 07:42 AM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Especially true of the really old (1998) Topo USA...

Especially true of the really old (1998) Topo USA 100K (non-routable). I like having both in BC for comparisons, but rather than spending large amounts of money on Garmin 24K's I get the free...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-23-2015, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
As a retired commercial pilot, I can GUARANTEE...

As a retired commercial pilot, I can GUARANTEE you that is not true!:rofl
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-23-2015, 03:29 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
I think the trip computer accuracy is better than...

I think the trip computer accuracy is better than any odometer I've ever seen on any bike. Without an accurately surveyed course I don't see how you could tell, though. It certainly agrees with a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-21-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11,953
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Oww, my head aches...:huh.....Luckily for me I...

Oww, my head aches...:huh.....Luckily for me I keep my Montana horizontal and 2-3 meter accuracy is all I need.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-21-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11,953
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Things like cars, buildings, heavy forest cover,...

Things like cars, buildings, heavy forest cover, mountains. The engine and other electronic devices cause interference, not multipath errors.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-18-2015, 05:48 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Hey, that looks like Schafer trail at Moab! Am I...

Hey, that looks like Schafer trail at Moab! Am I right?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-17-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11,953
Views: 1,527,436
Posted By Rocky TFS
When you copy any data from the GPS to BaseCamp,...

When you copy any data from the GPS to BaseCamp, you are actually transferring the data. If you delete it from the unit, it is still in BaseCamp and you can reload it to the unit.

What Garmin is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-14-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11,953
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Posted By Rocky TFS
I use the GPSfiledepot state maps a lot, but I l...

I use the GPSfiledepot state maps a lot, but I l almost always use tracks instead of routes to avoid that headache. Sometimes by making a route first then converting it, and sometimes by just drawing...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2015, 12:13 PM
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Views: 103,963
Posted By Rocky TFS
Well, if they show up in the Nav V Internal...

Well, if they show up in the Nav V Internal Storage pane then they certainly should show up under Saved Places after disconnection. Try highlighting an individual waypoint instead of a list and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 103,963
Posted By Rocky TFS
This is caused by the map company (NavTeq), not...

This is caused by the map company (NavTeq), not Garmin, although the interaction between avoidances checked in BC and the map data often causes these headaches. There has just been a discussion over...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2015, 11:59 AM
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Views: 103,963
Posted By Rocky TFS
That's where routes get stored, not waypoints....

That's where routes get stored, not waypoints. HMMM, this is strange, mine have always shown up immediately in Where To? -> Saved -> All Saved Places.

What happens when you hook the Nav back up...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-03-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11,953
Views: 1,527,436
Posted By Rocky TFS
AFAIK, you can't do this. All I can think of is...

AFAIK, you can't do this. All I can think of is to write down the averages before re-setting the Trip Computer.:huh
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-03-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11,953
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Figure out which maps you will want to put on the...

Figure out which maps you will want to put on the card, look up the approximate size of them, add all together, then double that. Mine is only 8 Gigs, still not near full after 4 years.....but I only...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-26-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11,953
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Have you tried re-installing MapSource? ...

Have you tried re-installing MapSource?

http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=209

Not sure this will work but give it a try.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-25-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11,953
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Cool New Stuff! I'll have to try some.:1drink

Cool New Stuff! I'll have to try some.:1drink
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