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Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-30-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,267
Posted By jrsue
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=556529&page=2

try this thread. very helpful information on track editing. this little trick enables you to insert a new section of track anywhere...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-21-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By jrsue
Old School...Garmin 276/376 are easily still the...

Old School...Garmin 276/376 are easily still the best GPS for motorcycle, ATV, and any other off road endeavors.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 02-17-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By jrsue
Thats the place, I contacted them and they...

Thats the place, I contacted them and they responded immediately stating that they do replace the button battery on these old Garmin units. thats great thx alot.

http://www.palmdr.com/

...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 02-16-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By jrsue
That would be great. I did some searching and...

That would be great. I did some searching and couldn't find it. Any idea what the thread its in??
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 02-15-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By jrsue
Did you replace the internal battery yourself? I...

Did you replace the internal battery yourself? I have seen the pics/tutorial, not sure my soldering skills are up to it.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 02-14-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By jrsue
Who is still using the old ChartPlotters 276/376 ?

Just wondering if anyone else is still stuck on the form and function of the old 276/376/478 style chartplotters. And what have you had to do to keep it running, since most of these are getting a bit...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 01-11-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,357
Posted By jrsue
Garmin 376 Battery Replacement

Any one here know who could or where I could send my Garmin 376 off to get the (internal) battery replaced. I have the batteries I am just a bit reluctant to try it myself.

I have 3 of these...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,530
Posted By jrsue
yeah you're not gonna whip out a 20lb 7D at...

yeah you're not gonna whip out a 20lb 7D at 60mph. My question is what cameras have you found that lend themselves to easy left handed use while riding.

I know this is not the best/safest...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,530
Posted By jrsue
What Camera do you use to snap while riding?

It needs to be small and one hand-able. I use a Canon s95 with a coiled keeper just in case. Like to keep it in my small handlebar pouch so I can snap at moments notice.
...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-10-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By jrsue
ok thanks. I think I may give this bike a serious...

ok thanks. I think I may give this bike a serious look. I was considering getting a new RT but at $20k its a big mistake if I don't really love it. I have a GS650 and a GW so I thought the RT might...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-10-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By jrsue
not sure if he has records for service or not. Is...

not sure if he has records for service or not. Is there any tell tale signs that could indicate brake problems. Or is it just ride it and if brakes feel good...then their good?? what would be a good...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-10-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By jrsue
Appears in nice condition, sounds good, has all...

Appears in nice condition, sounds good, has all luggage, heat seats, grips, cruise. wants $7200
Forum: Road Warriors 10-10-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By jrsue
I'm looking at a 05 BMW 1200RT

Have always wanted an RT and I found an 05 with low miles (13000 miles) and great condition.

Was there any known problems with this year model RT ? I believe correct me if I'm wrong, this was the...
Forum: Photos 10-03-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2,194
Views: 390,626
Posted By jrsue
Great Thread and love all the HDR's..here is my...

Great Thread and love all the HDR's..here is my first of my messy garage

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-0U4JO4XAgcg/VC9zldZU3gI/AAAAAAAAb5Q/HmZeVpzyfRA/s912/Garage%2520hdr.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 41,813
Posted By jrsue
Alright so hopefully it will be ok. I was about...

Alright so hopefully it will be ok. I was about to pull the trigger on the Drift Ghost a few months ago and cheapest then was 375.00

As far as I could tell the first gen Ghost will work just fine...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 41,813
Posted By jrsue
Ghost

Just picked up a New Drift Ghost on Ebay for $266.00 This was way cheaper than anywhere else, hope its legit. Seller says new and unopened.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-09-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,316
Posted By jrsue
Thanks for the reply, I think your last paragraph...

Thanks for the reply, I think your last paragraph highlights one of the shortcoming of a Cell Phone. On the fly GPS adjustments thru an Otter Box seem to me would be very difficult to do. Its hard...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-09-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,316
Posted By jrsue
Well I can tell you this, if you take some time ...

Well I can tell you this, if you take some time and learn the Montana and also learn to use BaseCamp, you will never be lost. But it does take some time to know your GPS/Bascamp inside and out, and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-09-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,316
Posted By jrsue
Montana vs Cell phone debate

Ok I came HERE, to the place that has the most GPS knowledge of anywhere on the internet, at least for the way I use GPS.

Got in a bit of a dispute with a few people claiming that I simply was in...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-18-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,211
Posted By jrsue
The larger screen size would be great for one,...

The larger screen size would be great for one, and Real buttons no touch screen AKA Montana.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 11-03-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12,109
Views: 1,610,950
Posted By jrsue
Yes I agree with most of that. For me the Touch...

Yes I agree with most of that. For me the Touch screen is by far the biggest Con. However the improvement (vs 376) on Sat reception is enough to tip favor to the Montana.

I ride trails alot, and...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 11-01-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12,109
Views: 1,610,950
Posted By jrsue
Exactly my point, one could easily come away with...

Exactly my point, one could easily come away with thinking the Montana is more trouble than its worth.

For me, I decided many of the complaints were exaggerations and or user error. For me, it...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 11-01-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,879
Posted By jrsue
Alright thats good to Know...will look out for...

Alright thats good to Know...will look out for it.

BTW... DRTBYK, lots of your posts and your BC info at your website is very good, and has been of great help in acquainting myself with BC. As a...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 11-01-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12,109
Views: 1,610,950
Posted By jrsue
I agree, . I recently decided to buy the Montana....

I agree, . I recently decided to buy the Montana. I have been using Garmin GPS since 97. And for the last 8 years 176 then 376 then 478. I knew at some point I needed to upgrade and coming here for...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 11-01-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By jrsue
So has anyone successfully got Garmin to switch...

So has anyone successfully got Garmin to switch CN to a different receiver?

I got the 600 and am now wishing I would have got the 650 (camera). I would probably sell my 600 if I new I could...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 11-01-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By jrsue
BirdsEye vs G/Earth

Being new to Basecamp and have not yet loaded Birds Eye, I was wondering what is the advantage if any to Birdseye over GE.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-31-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,879
Posted By jrsue
Is there any way to get Mapsource on a Mac? If so...

Is there any way to get Mapsource on a Mac? If so when you need this specific functionality, edit your track in MS, then bring it into BC. Or on the other hand... just be like the rest of the world...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-30-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,879
Posted By jrsue
Wow thats to bad Mac's don't support this. I use...

Wow thats to bad Mac's don't support this. I use this all the time working with tracks.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-30-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,879
Posted By jrsue
This was one of my concerns with Basecamp. In...

This was one of my concerns with Basecamp. In mapsource I would frequently cut and paste tracks together(properties window) to get what I wanted. With the help of some people on this forum, I could...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-18-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12,109
Views: 1,610,950
Posted By jrsue
Ok, well thats good to know I guess.. I think...

Ok, well thats good to know I guess.. I think I'll keep an eye on it for a while if anything else comes up I'll give garmin a call. The unit is brand new, have had many Garmin GPSr's never had a...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-18-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 12,109
Views: 1,610,950
Posted By jrsue
I am running version 5.40. Is that the latest?

I am running version 5.40. Is that the latest?
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-17-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12,109
Views: 1,610,950
Posted By jrsue
WOW anybody ever see a screen like this? This is...

WOW anybody ever see a screen like this? This is the Yes or No Prompt for Recalc. ...any suggestions, this doesnt look right. It does work though I tried both Yes and No
...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-17-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12,109
Views: 1,610,950
Posted By jrsue
Really? whats up with Garmin and Multi-Select....

Really? whats up with Garmin and Multi-Select. First no multi select tracks to turn on or off visibility, and now this ...Oh well

If I could find the My Collection data folder maybe it could be...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-17-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12,109
Views: 1,610,950
Posted By jrsue
BaseCamp

Little help here please with Basecamp. I imported lots of old tracks and other stuff, I don't want to trash it just want it in a seperate folder "Old Garmin Data" as you can see in the screen shot is...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-16-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By jrsue
Ok thanks. I just installed it on my PC and the...

Ok thanks. I just installed it on my PC and the Montana all went well, wasn't expecting it to take as long as it did, about 45min.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-16-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By jrsue
City Nav NA question

I got City Nav NA (DVD) for my Montana. Can City Nav be installed on more than one unit? and correct me if I'm wrong but I should be able to install City Nav on multiple P.C's.

Also, if City...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-14-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12,109
Views: 1,610,950
Posted By jrsue
What?? Montana disables the the compass when...

What?? Montana disables the the compass when plugged into Rugged Mt.? That sucks. I often use/rely on the compass when stopped and figuring which trail to take.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-13-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12,109
Views: 1,610,950
Posted By jrsue
I have the rugged mount for my montana that I use...

I have the rugged mount for my montana that I use on GS and RZR, and I also have a Ram cradle that I was going to use on a bean bag in the car. So I plug in a power cord
(cig lighter) and come to...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-11-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,134
Posted By jrsue
What is the problem with the 276?? If it has to...

What is the problem with the 276?? If it has to do with aquiring signal, an internal battery replace may do the job. I have 2 376's and a 478 and at least one of the 276's needs its internal bat...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-10-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,300
Posted By jrsue
I just installed R.R on my harddrive ( previously...

I just installed R.R on my harddrive ( previously was run off CD and it wouln't show in BC) and now it shows up in Basecamp. Next question is will basecamp send RR maps to the Montana and does the...
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