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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 04:14 AM
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Posted By ohgood
sweet. :)

sweet. :)
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-30-2015, 07:20 PM
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Views: 119,207
Posted By ohgood
https://www.locusvectormaps.com

https://www.locusvectormaps.com
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 08:53 AM
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Views: 187,865
Posted By ohgood
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation of Montevallo,...

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation of Montevallo, AL put on a Top Gun event this past weekend. I don't know the official count, but it looked to be over 200 riders. There was a 'drill team' or...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-30-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,418
Posted By ohgood
1 please don't base your opinion of wireless...

1 please don't base your opinion of wireless transfers on the crapload of fail that is Windows + Wifi + Printers. windows is terrible at wifi management by itself, let alone trying to get it to talk...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-30-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By ohgood
welcome ! take some pictures along the way and...

welcome ! take some pictures along the way and post them somewhere on adv- folks love that kind of thing.

for your garmin, check out
http://www.gpsfiledepot.com/maps/state/mt

or...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-30-2015, 05:36 AM
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Views: 119,207
Posted By ohgood
1 there is a chance of vibration (or dropping!)...

1 there is a chance of vibration (or dropping!) damage to a cellphone, or at least it's hardware for image stabilization. the rest of the phone is fine. i've seen two reports of newer phones that...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-29-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,014
Posted By ohgood
it could be that the number of cars new enough...

it could be that the number of cars new enough sold to have in dash is miniscule compared to the number of cellphones sold, and used as navigation every day.

I've watched in traffic, and there are...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-29-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By ohgood
most people already have one of these ...

most people already have one of these
http://smartmobiledistribution.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/2012-iphone4s-gallery3-zoom.jpg

or

these...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-29-2015, 07:13 AM
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Views: 119,207
Posted By ohgood
that's locus http://www.locusmap.eu/ which is...

that's locus http://www.locusmap.eu/ which is available on the android play store
for free https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=menion.android.locus
or the full 'pro' version ...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-28-2015, 06:23 PM
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Posted By ohgood
well, yes, mentioned above

well, yes, mentioned above
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-28-2015, 06:20 PM
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Posted By ohgood
yes, track data can be displayed ...

yes, track data can be displayed


http://www.discussionsnetwork.com/forumfiend/uploads/images/52246.jpg


http://www.discussionsnetwork.com/forumfiend/uploads/images/52248.jpg

...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-27-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 717
Posted By ohgood
awesome ! keep in mind those dirt trails...

awesome !

keep in mind those dirt trails are on OSM because folks like you UPLOAD THEM all the time. please continue to upload the cool places you find to osm, so we can all benefit :)
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-27-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By ohgood
yes, there are a bunch (and a few favorites) i'd...

yes, there are a bunch (and a few favorites) i'd recommend, but let's keep those in the smartphone/locus threads ok ? i'd rather you try the standalones AND the cellphone apps, and pick which one...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-27-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,014
Posted By ohgood
but .. . wait a sec... hold on... wtf ? wowzers. ...

but .. . wait a sec... hold on... wtf ? wowzers.

that's some serious math happening. wow again. thanks for that link. :)




yeppers. that thing that chrisjk showed happening. ya, i could...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-27-2015, 03:25 AM
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Posted By ohgood
*edit* i scrolled up and found your 4...

*edit*

i scrolled up and found your 4 listed requests to be filled. before we get started though, your more recent post:




*edited, for clarity, i hope* :)

1 yes, locus should cover...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-26-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,014
Posted By ohgood
mmmm, lathe. makes my mouth water. but,...

mmmm, lathe. makes my mouth water.

but, THAT lathe doesn't have a taper attachement, or the ability to chase theards, and the babbit bearings are shot, and the drip oilers are full of sawdust...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-26-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By ohgood
sorry, i wasn't insinuating that you should...

sorry, i wasn't insinuating that you should discount the smaller screens. instead, you should try them out, in person, to find if you can see them at just over arms length. that's a fairly normal...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-26-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 20,688
Posted By ohgood
yes ! any chance the FURKOT team could ...mmm......

yes ! any chance the FURKOT team could ...mmm... 'scan' mvum's and add the roads/trails/stuff to a map overlay, that doesn't suck ?

the reason i ask is there is always an error with location, or...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-26-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By ohgood
some outdoors stores have live displays setup....

some outdoors stores have live displays setup. using the devices with a 2ish" screen, and then pulling out a cellphone with 4", is eye opening.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,014
Posted By ohgood
......recalculating...... might be the...

......recalculating......



might be the reason for avoiding problems associated with imported routes. it is a source of confusion and annoyance by people that realize routes suck for...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,014
Posted By ohgood
THIS! In fact I was using my iPhone as my primary...

THIS! In fact I was using my iPhone as my primary GPS for a few years now, and guess what I just purchased another stand alone unit since NONE of the apps can load the predefined routes and can give...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 05:45 AM
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Views: 119,207
Posted By ohgood
great, real world usage info ! thanks for that !...

great, real world usage info ! thanks for that ! the glove features always show someone swiping between screens, but never inputting text- so it sounds like you've found the actual useage for glove...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-25-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,982
Posted By ohgood
1 like 'right turns only' or something ? 2...

1 like 'right turns only' or something ?
2 osmand has the option to sort nearest to furthest along the points.
3 ugh, no thank you. this seems to be the biggest frustration starter for people....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By ohgood
hmm, hadn't considered that yet, maybe i should....

hmm, hadn't considered that yet, maybe i should. the $3 usb 12v to 5v adapters i buy at gas stations when needed, have boards that are covered in epoxy or glue, and a low amperage fuse for the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 20,688
Posted By ohgood
sequence: downloaded it to my phone clicked...

sequence:
downloaded it to my phone
clicked the downloaded file
android asked if i wanted to open it with osmand, here, google, or locus
(obviously, LOCUS lol)
locus started up, and asked me...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 20,688
Posted By ohgood
post the route, I'll try to find problem?

post the route, I'll try to find problem?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By ohgood
https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6615233...

https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6615233 sounds like it's common
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-24-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 20,688
Posted By ohgood
Thanks, I've got brouter downloading the maps...

Thanks, I've got brouter downloading the maps now.. might as well use the wifi at work and save my bandwidth at home LOL.



So just to be clear, I'd only use brouter when I don't have a cell...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-24-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 119,207
Posted By ohgood
i wouldn't suggest anyone take a naked,...

i wouldn't suggest anyone take a naked, unprotected, glass device on their dualsport. if you have a waterproof case you trust for dropping 5-10 feet, that should be good enough.

rugged devices...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-24-2015, 02:38 AM
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Views: 119,207
Posted By ohgood
this is the "little" thread for catching...

this is the "little" thread for catching comparisons.

the big thread is "will smart phones replace stand alone GPS ", with truck loads of links, recommendations, videos, tutorials, pictorials,...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By ohgood
you can buy pdf's and paper directly from USGS...

you can buy pdf's and paper directly from USGS now:

http://store.usgs.gov/b2c_usgs/b2c/display/(xcm=r3standardpitrex_prd&layout=6_1_61_50_2&uiarea=2&ctype=areaDetails&carea=0000000009)/.do


if...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-23-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,982
Posted By ohgood
I've found the opposite experience, imprint...

I've found the opposite experience, imprint routes and tracks work each time.

but it sounds like you're trying to navigate via tracks and routes in Osmand ?

there are almost issues with roe's...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-23-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,224
Posted By ohgood
get WinZip and decompress the file, then you...

get WinZip and decompress the file, then you should be able to see if is one of more, and import to basecamp


and then really start pulling your hair out
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By ohgood
Mods - can't we call a halt to the non-motorbike...

Mods - can't we call a halt to the non-motorbike related shit? It's getting out of hand. Same for the garage. Less BS, more bikes.[/quote]


I trimmed down the original post (so boo one would...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-22-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By ohgood
that was entertaining:clap

that was entertaining:clap
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-21-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,982
Posted By ohgood
1 set the waypoints on the map, save to...

1 set the waypoints on the map, save to 'favorites' if you like for ease of use in the future.
2 click one of the waypoints, and select 'set as destination' from the list
3 click one of the others...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,041
Posted By ohgood
the usgs has some extremely receptive people...

the usgs has some extremely receptive people manning the email and phone lines. they're map geeks from the word go, and love to talk about how to do stuff, instead of saying "no" like most government...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-21-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,982
Posted By ohgood
you can create a route from waypoints, using...

you can create a route from waypoints, using osmand.

osmand can create a route from waypoints, and you can add more and more as you like to that route. i do the same thing with locus.


if you...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-20-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,014
Posted By ohgood
thanks for the correction on filesizes guys ! ...

thanks for the correction on filesizes guys !


osmand+ has a lot of limitations for multiple tracks, which i see you're bumping into there. the color coding and other features of osmand are...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-20-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,014
Posted By ohgood
gpx positives: easier distribution, both for...

gpx positives:
easier distribution, both for you and the subsiquent users of them
universally acceptable/usable without any proprietary software (or hardware) requirements
one file, for all...
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