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Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By empedrado
I must first qualify that I assume the 350 is the...

I must first qualify that I assume the 350 is the same as the 500. Under the mask there should be a connector that is the same shape/size as the one for the headlight. This connector will not have...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By empedrado
The 530 is different than the 500 in that the...

The 530 is different than the 500 in that the light is an AC light which requires the motor to be running. The 500 the light is DC. Under the mask there is a dongle that can be removed and the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 292,696
Posted By empedrado
A little more than 1,200 miles on my and no...

A little more than 1,200 miles on my and no leakage. But as luck will have it, the mere fact saying it doesn't will mean it will start. A few buddies (3) with the 2014 and that have on average...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-16-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
Did that and it just happens that I only had...

Did that and it just happens that I only had loaded exactly 1,000 songs (what are the odds?). Gives me something else I need to do before my upcoming trip.

Being my first venture into the android...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-15-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
Curious -- I am using the trial version for now...

Curious -- I am using the trial version for now -- it only shows 1,000 songs. Imagine that is a limit in the trail version and that the paid for version does not have that limit. Is this true?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-15-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
Thanks, just installed the trail version and I...

Thanks, just installed the trail version and I like the size of the mute/play button and with it pinned to the home screen easy to get to. Life is good!!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-15-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
Sure seems you are a candidate for the following:...

Sure seems you are a candidate for the following:

http://antigravitybatteries.com/

I carry one on my long trips, mainly because not all my riding buddies maintain thier bikes like I do and I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-15-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
I have always installed my mounts with it powered...

I have always installed my mounts with it powered all the time for the above reason. When off the bike for extended time the GPS is not in the mount so that is not an issue with the bikes battery.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-15-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
MP3 player

Out of curiousity what player/app for MP3 works best? I miss the ease of use my Zumo 660 has.

FWIW, I do not use playlists -- all I do is set to random play and will just skip a song if I do not...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
Happy Camper!! All the CustomMaps loaded. Now I...

Happy Camper!! All the CustomMaps loaded. Now I need to head out and do some exploring and can leave my Montana at home. I let my brother use it and he doesn't like the fact I keep taking it back...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
I am in the middle of the reset now. But I...

I am in the middle of the reset now.

But I may have made a rookie Monterra mistake. Although I went and got the last update, I never went into the device and had it apply the update. So...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
I have an img file from the SF National Forest...

I have an img file from the SF National Forest web site and it works very well. However it is only one of many forest I ride in. Right now I only have the img file loaded on my Montana. I wish the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
There are errors but for the most part they are...

There are errors but for the most part they are quite accurate -- the more remote the area the less accurate. But accurate enough to know where you are and where you are going.

If there is an...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
I would love another set of eyes and appreciate...

I would love another set of eyes and appreciate your offer. If you could PM me an email address I could attach a forest district to you as that is the only way I know how to get them to you.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
I have been considering a factory reset -- but...

I have been considering a factory reset -- but was hoping I would not have to. If you would be so kind as to point me to the instructions again that would be helpful.

Maps installed are just City...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-12-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
Custom Maps

Well a little more playing with the device. I deleted the 28 tiles that showed up again after installing the entire file set from my Montana and upon doing so there are no tiles showing under map...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-12-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
Custom Maps

Well I finally got some Custom Maps to show up by totally deleting the folder CustomMaps on the Monterra and then copying the same folder from my Montana to the Monterra. However only 28 tiles show...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-12-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
[QUOTE=DRTBYK;24833796]Try it...my Custom Maps...

[QUOTE=DRTBYK;24833796]Try it...my Custom Maps work. And for future reference, Garmin rarely indicates everything that got attention.

Well not on my device -- same as before works great in...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-12-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
Dang -- do not see anything re custom maps

Dang -- do not see anything re custom maps
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-08-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
Most excellent! Luckily, I still have my Montana...

Most excellent! Luckily, I still have my Montana in the interim.

Agree with your comment re the FS not doing it right. The Santa Fe NF has also done it right, but they do not make it easy to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-08-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
No they are not tracks. What I have done...

No they are not tracks.

What I have done is download the pdf files from the various forests. Cut and paste small sections (to meet the file size reqmts of the jpeg for custom maps) convert them...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-08-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
They are in Garmin/CustomMaps. I notice a...

They are in Garmin/CustomMaps.

I notice a program in the Garmin directory called CutomMaps Data Base File. I wonder if this is the problem.

BTW -- thanks for your help thus far. I have sent...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-07-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
Yes I do. Tried unselecting the option. ...

Yes I do. Tried unselecting the option. Powering down, Powering up and reselecting, and various combinations of the like
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-07-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
BTW I tried both cutting and pasting the files...

BTW I tried both cutting and pasting the files via windows explorer and using the "send to" feature in BaseCamp with the same results. Files visable in BaseCamp but do not show up for selection on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-07-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
Not there

Not there
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-07-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
Custom Maps

I have spend hours making Custom Maps for the MVUM's available for the forests I ride in. They worked fine on my Monterra until recently. I deleted an old set and copied and pasted a new set...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-06-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By empedrado
Should be fine, I rode it at the end of June and...

Should be fine, I rode it at the end of June and know others who have done it more recently.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,032,623
Posted By empedrado
Pretty sure I have a tall soft seat in my...

Pretty sure I have a tall soft seat in my inventory.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7,339
Views: 1,462,389
Posted By empedrado
Well said -- only other thing might be servere...

Well said -- only other thing might be servere arthritis, which in my advanced years may be sooner than later.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-14-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By empedrado
PM sent -- yes I am in Albuq. I also have the...

PM sent -- yes I am in Albuq. I also have the gps tracks but I understand many folks also like hard maps. If you guys want company I may even ride a day with you, depending on conflicts.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-14-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By empedrado
I have the complete set of maps titled "The Great...

I have the complete set of maps titled "The Great Divide Mountain Bike Ride" published by the Adventure Cycling Association I could loan you. I used these when I did the ride back in 2005. I plan...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 292,696
Posted By empedrado
Note to self: remember to turn ABS off in dirt...

Note to self: remember to turn ABS off in dirt and sand.

Or better yet buy the off-road dongle
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,032,623
Posted By empedrado
I have a complete spare set of the OEM disks I...

I have a complete spare set of the OEM disks I could let go of if your inclined to stay with the OEM disks
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 292,696
Posted By empedrado
Thanks for your reply -- BTW, what lights are you...

Thanks for your reply -- BTW, what lights are you seeing from the ABS? When I turn the bike off then back on it is solid on, hold down the button and it is flashing. According to the only...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 292,696
Posted By empedrado
Off-road dongle

I just installed the off-road dongle. I have also modified my bike where the "emergency on/off" switch works as a secondary ignition switch. That is both have to be in the on position for the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7,339
Views: 1,462,389
Posted By empedrado
Pros and cons to each -- The KTM switch is much...

Pros and cons to each -- The KTM switch is much more reliable and has the canceling feature if you run turn signals. The Sicass will fail it you do heavy miles or ride in a lot of dust. But the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18,473
Views: 2,014,657
Posted By empedrado
I could send you a picture of the roadbook...

I could send you a picture of the roadbook installed if you PM me. Just not set up for posting pictures.

All you need to install the larger headlight would be part number 76514064000. The odo...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 627,188
Posted By empedrado
Sad but true

Sad but true
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-14-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
Off on a ten day ride around the Grand Canyon via...

Off on a ten day ride around the Grand Canyon via mostly dirt. Leaving the Montana at home and just going with the Monterra. My day rides lately have me feeling very secure in this decision. Time...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-03-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,808
Posted By empedrado
Excellent timing -- I leave on the 14th on a 10...

Excellent timing -- I leave on the 14th on a 10 day mostly dirt road ride. Hope there are some things that will be useful on that ride.
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