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Old 08-24-2010, 08:39 AM   #1
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Map question...

I just ordered a GPSMAP60CSX and am trying to decide what map or maps to get. I want to use this for 50/50 highway to offroad usage and not sure if Citynavigator is enough or if TOPO is a better option or should I just bite the bullet and get both. Opinions?
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Old 08-24-2010, 09:05 AM   #2
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IMHO City Nav should be enough. If you need topos there are some free ones at gpsfiledepot.
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Old 09-01-2010, 07:26 PM   #3
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No FHE with City Navigator, but ImO roads and recreation is a better fit for 50/50, but I prefer Topo, for reasons I'll go into later. (at work and on iPhone now)

edit: Never mind. I just got hold of a newer version of Garmin software and the issues I had with R&R vs Topo have been resolved.
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Old 09-02-2010, 03:43 AM   #4
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Why not go download the FREE maps from http://www.gpsfiledepot.com ?
you can get topos that way, they're user generated maps from free public datum so your not violating any copyrights.
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Looking for Garmin Roads and Recreation. The Garmin site says no longer available...what's up? What's the latest R&R???
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Looking for Garmin Roads and Recreation. The Garmin site says no longer available...what's up? What's the latest R&R???
Actually, when I posted that I didn't realize R&R was no longer available. I believe is was replaced with BaseCamp.
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Looking for Garmin Roads and Recreation. The Garmin site says no longer available...what's up? What's the latest R&R???
Look for a copy on e-bay or just from a friend. It is not copy protected so you only need to borrow a copy and copy it to your hard drive and agive disk back then install from hard drive.
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