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Old 09-14-2005, 10:55 PM
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Default What GPS Units Do Members Have?

In the spirit of Ken's question, I was wondering what GPS units people have. Hopefully, I can get some of the manuals on-line for the class next month.

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Old 09-14-2005, 11:45 PM
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i have an etrex. do you need to borrow my manual?
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Old 09-15-2005, 12:17 AM
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Old 09-15-2005, 10:19 AM
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Yep, it is an oldie. but, it works well and I'm familiar with it.

Lindsay and I take it GEOCACHING and we took it on the last road rally we ran.

I use it snowshoeing as I have "misplaced" my truck a time or two.

It hooks into my laptop with MS streets and trips on it and works great. It also has seen use while WARDRIVING (locating wi-fi hot spots) using NetStumbler and other linux based tools.

It has favorite camping spots marked around the country from years of service. It has never let me down. It lacks fancy stuff like a color display and it only has what? a meg of writeable memory so you can't get the detail you can with today's units.

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Old 09-15-2005, 03:41 PM
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I have an old Magellan - it works GREAT!
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Old 09-15-2005, 04:38 PM
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I've got the eTrex Venture - no topos or maps, and not much memory. but would be great to get back to your 'starting point'.
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Old 09-16-2005, 12:16 AM
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E-trex and topo software for laptop. Works great if I remember to upload the maps and carry a Gazateer. Always carry a gaz.... Cause rearly do I have the planning skills to upload and the screen is so freaking tiny anyway.
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Old 09-16-2005, 12:21 AM
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I have a Garmin GPS V (five). I don't know much about it. I've never hooked it up to my laptop, but I will make the attempt before our next meeting.

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Old 09-16-2005, 08:50 AM
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Running the Delorme GPS & topo software, hooked into the laptop. It's cool because it's big, easy to see, etc.. but also pretty cumbersome. And I've been fairly disappointed with the accuracy of the topos.. like it doesn't see any road at Jenny Creek, just Rollins pass. Also my laptop battery only lasts about 5 minutes, so I've got to have my inverter on the whole time which makes my CB staticky. But that's a separate issue, obviously, though still why I don't use the laptop much any more.

Definitely interested in the October deal, hope to learn something!
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Old 09-16-2005, 09:24 AM
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What version of the Delorme software are you using tim? I also am considering this route, but with a small lap top (12 inch), just thought the bigger ones were too big for the cabin in front. later robbie
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