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General Discussion / GPSr for a Jeep
« on: September 28, 2011, 01:28:08 PM »
I have been using a Garmin GPSmap60CSx for many years, with grest results, while hunting and hiking. But the screen is too small to use in my jeep while traveling the back country.
Is there such a thing as a dash mounted unit with a screen large enough to be easily seen while bouncing on a Jeep, and with a topo capability at least as good as that of the 60CSx?

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GPSr Units / Need GPSr buying advise
« on: July 20, 2010, 01:39:16 PM »
Have been using a 60CSx for a long time with great results. Problem: small screen. Difficult to see screen while negotiating jeep trails. Need a Garmin unit with a larger screen  that also allows downloading  tracks and routes from Map Source. The Nuvi 1450 seems to fit the bill, but Iíve read many reviews claiming the unit shuts down for no apparent reason. Anyone have any advise?

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GPSr Units / Unwanted track in Nuvi 255
« on: June 23, 2010, 07:49:20 PM »
Downloaded maps and waypoints from MapSource to micro SD card. Installed card in Nuvi 255. Maps looked good. Waypoints showed just fine. But to my surprise an old track showed up. That track had been saved in a file a while back. But the MapSource file used for the transfer did not have it. Furthermore, I had checked only maps and waypoints on the list of items to transfer. I have two questions. How did that track get there? More important, how do I remove it? Anyone have any suggestions?

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General Discussion / Arizona Topo
« on: March 19, 2010, 06:49:43 PM »
Has anyone used the new version of Arizona Topo (2.0) that just came out? I use a 60csx and had very good results with version 1.25. My only problem with the 1.25 version was that many major roads showed as trails, depicted as faint dotted lines. Very difficult to see on the small screen of the 60csx. Version 2.0 did not cure the problem of major roads being shown as hiking trails. Also, in version 2.0 most street and road names have only the first letter capitalized. It is virtually impossible to read those names. I tried increasing the size of the name characters (via the map setup), but it did not help. Fortunately, I still had the installation file for V 1.25, so I uninstalled 2.0 and went back to 1.25. I am curious as to what results others have had.

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