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Old 11-06-2012, 09:01 AM   #5761
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Ems.com now has the 650 for $439 so I grabbed one finally. I've only been lurking here since this time last year!

Yesterday I tried to get gpscity to match the price on the $399 600 and they wouldn't because they couldn't tell if they are new or refurbished. I called EMS to confirm they are new and are an authorized Garmin dealer. Glad I waited a day to get the 650.

I think they have one 650 left.

Damn, I bought last week, and the best price I could find was $449. Bummer. Since this is my first "outdoor" gps, there has been quite a learning curve. Fortunately, folks here have been incredibly helpful. I still have no clue what I'm doing most of the time, but at least I have it configured fairly well (I think). I have yet to test it on the trails with the topo map I just downloaded. We shall see how it does.
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Old 11-06-2012, 10:15 AM   #5762
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:26 PM   #5763
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A quick and dirty rubber mount solution for the Montana...

I had these kicking around from when we had a 76S rubber mounted on our old F650GS single.



They fit nicely between the AMPS mount and the Rugged Mount.



The only reason I want to try these is that when I'm taking a picture with my Montana 650 while riding on my DR650, at higher revs, it's obvious that the camera is vibrating so this should help. I don't take as many pics with the Montana these days since I got my GoPro, but the SilentBlocks were just kicking around so I thought it was worth a try.
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Old 11-06-2012, 11:15 PM   #5764
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The upgrade to 4.0.4 finally downloaded tonight and installed just fine using FF.
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:39 AM   #5765
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The upgrade to 4.0.4 finally downloaded tonight and installed just fine using FF.

Yeah, and the Find toolbar that won't stay closed when you exit and re-open is back.....
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:44 AM   #5766
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The upgrade to 4.0.4 finally downloaded tonight and .

File corrupted here.
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:57 AM   #5767
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Which OS version are you having issues with: Mac or Windows?

My Mac-BC updated just fine and is running well - so far.

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Old 11-07-2012, 09:13 AM   #5768
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Old 11-07-2012, 09:14 AM   #5769
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I haven't tried it on the Windows 7 machine yet.
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Old 11-07-2012, 11:12 AM   #5770
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I haven't tried it on the Windows 7 machine yet.
It loaded on Windose 7 64 for me last night with no problems.
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Old 11-07-2012, 11:22 AM   #5771
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which screen protector

@Dan DRTBYK
In your Globeriders Montana blog you mentioned not liking the screen protectors that come with the Rugged Mount.
Which ones do you like? Zagg?

thanks for all the help on this forum!
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Old 11-07-2012, 11:23 AM   #5772
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I loaded it with Windows Vista and had no problems.
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Old 11-07-2012, 11:39 AM   #5773
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Just loaded it up on Win 7 with no issues.
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Old 11-07-2012, 02:25 PM   #5774
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@Dan DRTBYK
In your Globeriders Montana blog you mentioned not liking the screen protectors that come with the Rugged Mount.
Which ones do you like? Zagg?

thanks for all the help on this forum!
I use a ZAGG InvisibleShield. But, they don't have one for the Montana 600 Series. I requested one last year but that didn't go very far - not enough customer interest I expect. So, I use their zumo 660 product and cut it to fit - a sharp pair of scissors will do the job.

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Old 11-07-2012, 02:52 PM   #5775
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Hi,

If I can get a new Montana 650T for $300, should I get it? And if I am doing 60/40 pavement/dirt should I get the 660 or 650T?

Thanks...
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