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Forum: Equipment 03-28-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 25,498
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: 247
Views: 25,498
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: 1,764
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: 1,764
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: 1,764
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: 5,139
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: Layin' down tracks 11-03-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
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: Layin' down tracks 11-01-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
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: Layin' down tracks 11-01-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,334
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: Layin' down tracks 11-01-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
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: Layin' down tracks 11-01-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
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: Layin' down tracks 11-01-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
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: Layin' down tracks 10-31-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,334
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: Layin' down tracks 10-30-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,334
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: Layin' down tracks 10-30-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,334
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: Layin' down tracks 10-18-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
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: Layin' down tracks 10-18-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
Posted By jrsue
I am running version 5.40. Is that the latest?

I am running version 5.40. Is that the latest?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-17-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
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: Layin' down tracks 10-17-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
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: Layin' down tracks 10-17-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
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: Layin' down tracks 10-16-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
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: Layin' down tracks 10-16-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
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: Layin' down tracks 10-14-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
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: Layin' down tracks 10-13-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
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: Layin' down tracks 10-11-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
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: Layin' down tracks 10-10-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
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...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-10-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
Posted By jrsue
Ok thanks, thats what I suspected that it has...

Ok thanks, thats what I suspected that it has more to do with the Montana than BC. I may try it out anyway just to see how the Montana responds to Mapsource.

To be safe I have copied all my ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-10-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
Posted By jrsue
On the positive side I love my new Montana. I...

On the positive side I love my new Montana. I played with it one day and its already feeling quite comfortable. The ability to customize shortcuts, menus, screen layout, and power button have...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-10-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
Posted By jrsue
Mapsource

I wonder what happens if I load the 100 plus tracks into the Montana via Mapsource. ( I of course have never tried this before because I was always limited to 15 tracks in my 376 units.) I know that...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-10-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
Posted By jrsue
Track visibility

Well let me give an example of why it would beneficial to be able to multi select track visibility.

I have a file of more than 100 Hafield McCoy tracks. These can all be ridden in one trip . The...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
Posted By jrsue
Track Show on Map

I am anxiously awaiting my new Montana, it should arrive today Yippeeee.

I am however a bit reluctant to relearn a new program, Basecamp. Being a very long time 12yr user of Mapsource I held out...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-08-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By jrsue
Basecamp and Roads and Rec

Will Basecamp recognize The Roads and Recreation maps? I downloaded BC and on the "map dropdown menu" Roads and Rec does not show up there.. Roads and Rec is what i use most of the time for...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-07-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 1,215,735
Posted By jrsue
Hardwireing Montana

Getting a new Montana 600 and plan to mount and hardwire it to the dash of my UTV. I ordered the Ram cradle and ram mount, along with a hardwire power cord. After doing some reading here I come to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-06-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By jrsue
GPXimg question

If I load 5 different tracks and each track being a different color into the gpximg program, will it paint them all as one color, or will it show each color?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-02-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By jrsue
Ok thanks, so I will pick up a data card and then...

Ok thanks, so I will pick up a data card and then I should be good to load a few MS Roads and Rec. counties.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-02-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By jrsue
478 and gpx2img

Question about loading a map set onto the 478.

I just got from a ebay a used 478. It came with nothing battery was toast. After putting a new battery in it everything works fine. My question is,...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-26-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By jrsue
Garmin 478 / 376

I just got a 478 on ebay and was wondering what others opinions of this GPS is.

I have 2 376's which I use between motorcycle, ATV and snowmobileing. In my opinion there is still nothing yet on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-27-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,153
Posted By jrsue
Thanks , This was what I was NOT doing. All I...

Thanks , This was what I was NOT doing. All I needed was to highlight the gpximg map with the map tool along with any other county maps. (roads and rec)

Still using this little program (gpx2img) ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-16-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,153
Posted By jrsue
And also since this program GPX2img seems to have...

And also since this program GPX2img seems to have no support from its deveoper. Is there any other programs similar, which can convert gpx files to a loadable image into a garmin gps?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-16-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,153
Posted By jrsue
Anyone here use GPX2img

I have a question, when I load a new gpx2img map into my garmin 376 from mapsource, it deletes the previous map set.

I use gpx2img to connect 15 to 20 tracks into a single track and this works...
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