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Old 10-04-2012, 02:41 PM   #5428
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Location: North Central Washington (state)
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Originally Posted by cablebandit View Post
I've never changed anything to direct routes to get the result wanted. If I let the Montana calculate the route it is never the same as if I just transfer it and make it use what I sent.
Using the above technique requires you to use Via Points so that the Route in BaseCamp goes exactly where you want it to when converted to a Direct Route and back to an along-road route. To obtain the right number/placement of Via Points can require you to switch Routing Activities several times in BaseCamp while you are creating the route. I don't do this very often either but I always send a Track along with my Route to the Montana.

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