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Garmin getting a run for their money :D
« on: February 09, 2009, 01:55:23 PM »
Just saw today that one can now buy the garmin 24K maps on a DVD and the DVD contains more states than the SD card that they were selling. He he, seems like the work on this website has got Garmin running around...

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Re: Garmin getting a run for their money :D
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2009, 03:26:52 PM »
This site is great, but I'm not sure that's what has motivated Garmin. They are introducing a new program (screenshots are in another thread here) called "BaseCamp" and they need to distribute the 24k topo's in a format which can be used on a computer for compatability, as opposed to the data cards which only work in the GPS.

But lower prices on their products is a good thing, regardless of the reason.  :)

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Re: Garmin getting a run for their money :D
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2009, 06:50:39 PM »
I noticed that too and thought it kinda funny.

Maybe this is pushing them; the only thing they really have that we lack is auto-routing; and that is a big lack.  Either way free is good.
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Re: Garmin getting a run for their money :D
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2009, 10:31:52 PM »
oh yea; i like that in mapsource but since I don't have a colorado or oregon it doesn't affect me (except on my nuvi).
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