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Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-29-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 104,021
Posted By AugustFalcon
Got my metal mount for the KTM from Trailtech...

Got my metal mount for the KTM from Trailtech today; best $20 I ever spent :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

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Forum: The Garage 08-23-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 125,313
Posted By AugustFalcon
The really sad part is that once Dirty replied...

The really sad part is that once Dirty replied above then I remembered reading the posts warning about the interactions between plastics and threadlockers. :baldy
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 778
Views: 125,313
Posted By AugustFalcon
Question : I used some Loctite 222 low strength...

Question : I used some Loctite 222 low strength thread locker on the mounting screws for my Trailtech Voyager. The mount is primarily plastic with embedded threaded inserts for the bracket to the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-23-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 104,021
Posted By AugustFalcon
Don't try this at home folks....

Finally got around to mounting the Voyager on the bike a week to 10 days ago. Never really got the mount quite dialed in because I was busy making a bunch of minor repairs before I leave to do the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 227,323
Posted By AugustFalcon
Not a subscription but a one time payment....

Not a subscription but a one time payment. Traffic is another one time payment. Both relatively cheap and well worth it if you ride in areas where your cell gets data.

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Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By AugustFalcon
Very nice review, quite helpful. You sold me, I'm...

Very nice review, quite helpful. You sold me, I'm going to buy one!

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Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
Re: Billboard icons Found a site that has...

Re: Billboard icons

Found a site that has lots of BB icons in png form.So I downloaded them, converted them to 256c bmps and tried to use them. Unfortunately Garmin's POI loader uses the center of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
That would be great, thanks :) Sent from my...

That would be great, thanks :)

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Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-11-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 104,021
Posted By AugustFalcon
Voyager current draw

Just did some testing on the KTM to see what the current draw is for the Voyager.

This was done with the engine off.

Voyager turned on with normal screens showing: 110 milliamps
Voyager turned...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-10-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 104,021
Posted By AugustFalcon
Might work. Just measured the bolt spacing on my...

Might work. Just measured the bolt spacing on my KTM; its about 3 9/16 inches or 90.49 mm. The plate claims to fit 100-106 mm bolt spacing. But the diagonal cut on the plate might interfere enough to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-10-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 104,021
Posted By AugustFalcon
Got my hopes up but note says "Does not fit KTMs"...

Got my hopes up but note says "Does not fit KTMs" :(((

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Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-04-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 80,014
Posted By AugustFalcon
Nav-V does it too. Sent from my Kindle Fire...

Nav-V does it too.

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Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-03-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 104,021
Posted By AugustFalcon
Just got mine at the BMW MOA Rally in St Paul and...

Just got mine at the BMW MOA Rally in St Paul and am in the process of installing it on the KTM. It is replacing the VAPOR. I have a couple of fancy relatively new gps devices already. This was...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-02-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
Getting ready for another trip consisting mostly...

Getting ready for another trip consisting mostly of tracks and a whole bunch of waypoints. Many of the waypoints are to warn of dangerous conditions and are colorcoded in the original. I am in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 227,323
Posted By AugustFalcon
Thanks Dan, I'm glad we got to meet and enjoyed...

Thanks Dan, I'm glad we got to meet and enjoyed talking with you :)

I enjoyed your presentation and especially liked the "routing is math " concept. It seemed to be pretty effective.

Sent from...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 227,323
Posted By AugustFalcon
Mine acts in the same fashion. The zooming is...

Mine acts in the same fashion. The zooming is because your finger movement is not precisely horizontal or vertical. Garmin designed the device to zoom upon a diagonal gesture. It helps if you carry a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-09-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
Short answer I resized it way down and it works...

Short answer I resized it way down and it works after a fashion, i.e.,
it shows up only in the info field.

One wonders why they bothered? Its just sort of nice to have but there are so many other...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-09-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
Alas, does not seem to work for me even after...

Alas, does not seem to work for me even after doing a master reset.

I have placed a new folder in the device's main memory. The path is /Garmin/JPG. It is the same folder containing the Diag...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-09-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
Thanks. I tried Pictures and then Photos,...

Thanks.

I tried Pictures and then Photos, never thought of JPEG for the folder name. Even checked your review, searching for pictures. :)

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Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-09-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
Has anyone successfully either: a. Added a...

Has anyone successfully either:

a. Added a colorful icon, or, even just a custom icon to a custom POI

b. Assigned a photo to a waypoint? If so, where did you put the picture?

Sent from my...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-07-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 80,014
Posted By AugustFalcon
Question: When you go to the Waypoint info screen...

Question: When you go to the Waypoint info screen on the 590 does the display include information from the Waypoint's comment or description field?

It does not on my Nav-V. It only shows the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-11-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
Nope. We had been given several route sheets with...

Nope. We had been given several route sheets with the waypoint coordinates listed for each route. Some were used in more than one route so I elected to enter them as individual saved places which...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-10-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
Actually, I knew about the miss the waypoint...

Actually, I knew about the miss the waypoint problem then and just killed the route. The endless loop started when I told the Nav-V to route me back to the saved campsite location. I killed that...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-10-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
A myriad of reasons: 1. I had not previously...

A myriad of reasons:

1. I had not previously attempted it in the comfort of my home so I was unsure what it might have done to my actual track.

2. Fatigue and its attendant poor decision...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-10-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
Some random observations. Tried to follow a...

Some random observations.

Tried to follow a long Track using the Nav-V over the weekend unsuccessfully. It meandered quite a bit, and that along with many bridges being out and fallen trees along...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 227,323
Posted By AugustFalcon
No issue here Mid 2007 iMac running 10.9.3. ...

No issue here

Mid 2007 iMac running 10.9.3.

Did just get an update to Garmin Express 3.2.5.0

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 227,323
Posted By AugustFalcon
From the nearest airport if you have purchased...

From the nearest airport if you have purchased the weather service for the Smartphone app.

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Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-03-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11,274
Views: 1,248,771
Posted By AugustFalcon
Noticed the time zone change. Had that happen on...

Noticed the time zone change. Had that happen on my Linux box, turns out that Crimea just changed over to Moscow time.

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Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-31-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
Re: NeShield screen protector. Got my...

Re: NeShield screen protector.

Got my replacement screen protectors a few days ago and finally got around to installing it yesterday. Pretty easy to do if you can read and follow directions. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 227,323
Posted By AugustFalcon
Rats... NuShield NU379RE doesn't quite fit....

Finally got around to beginning the NU379RE protective film installation on my Navigator V. I was hoping for a no-need-to-cut fit but that's not going to happen.

It is a bit too long:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 227,323
Posted By AugustFalcon
When I contacted them and sent them the screen...

When I contacted them and sent them the screen measurement they suggested I order the NU379RE NuShield 2 pack for 5 in. displays which are the size used for the 5" Nuvis. They also asked me to make...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-25-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
Do I need to buy a 2014GSA to set the zoom levels...

Do I need to buy a 2014GSA to set the zoom levels to my liking, or can I do it in my 1996 Corolla if I can get it up to 60 mph?

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Forum: Equipment 02-06-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 960,630
Posted By AugustFalcon
Link please... Sent from my Kindle Fire...

Link please...

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Forum: Vendors 02-04-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 792
Views: 68,013
Posted By AugustFalcon
I don't remember the 750 number but do kind of...

I don't remember the 750 number but do kind of remember 700 waypoints max for any single saved track. You can have 15 saved tracks with a total of. 10,000 track points between them.

The 276C will...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-04-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
Malfunction!!! Spontaneous power down, power...

Malfunction!!!

Spontaneous power down, power back up, freeze, and then fail to turn off when power removed from mount. I then removed device physically from mount, pressed and released power...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-04-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
I just tried Google Now and I was able to get the...

I just tried Google Now and I was able to get the phone to respond to a query but I did not get a voice response thru the headset but it did come directly from the phone's speaker and on the screen....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-04-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
That's the weather radar page coming from the...

That's the weather radar page coming from the Advanced Weather (North America) subscription in the Garmin Smartphone app. Don't remember what it costs but it was inexpensive.

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Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-03-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
I will also give this a try on my MotoX and my...

I will also give this a try on my MotoX and my Senna so you have another data point.

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Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-03-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,968
Posted By AugustFalcon
I have a MotoX running Android 4.4 and I am using...

I have a MotoX running Android 4.4 and I am using the Garmin app with weather, traffic,and etc extras paid for. It paired up easily with the Garmin app. I also have a Senna headset. The secret for me...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-29-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11,274
Views: 1,248,771
Posted By AugustFalcon
Hear, hear! Might be a good idea to start a...

Hear, hear! Might be a good idea to start a thread on here to foster some interest and help normal inmate type folks out in getting started with the whole OSM thing :)

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