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Discussion in 'Australia' started by numbaphive, Jul 21, 2005.

  1. numbaphive

    numbaphive not quite rite

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    Can anyone direct me to somewhere I can buy/obtain detailed maps of SE Queensland. Looking for maps with dirt roads mainly as I like to link as much dirt as possible on me adventures :D

    Cheers.

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  2. slowbike smallpenis

    slowbike smallpenis Tester of Tooheys Old

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    Henna of course - but close specific ones should be obtainable from an outlet that bushwalkers use - try google may be best to start with
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  3. numbaphive

    numbaphive not quite rite

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    Thanks Penis.....will do.
    Nice area ya live in...I grew up in Dapto :1drink
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  4. slowbike smallpenis

    slowbike smallpenis Tester of Tooheys Old

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    The old Troy Corser's stomping ground - You didnt know Ian Oliver did you - Dr Olivers son.
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  5. ozadvntr

    ozadvntr Planning that trip, again

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    There is a detailed map of the Lockyer valley available at servo's in the area. Try that, opens up a lot of good roads. The NRMA maps are also very good, they come up to Brisbane.

    The SE QLD Hemma is a bit short on some detail.

    I use a combination of both of those and Maps our pilots use at work. 1:50000 is the only problem, need to carry a few. fine on the BM, bit harder on the Kato.

    Mick
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  6. numbaphive

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    Don't know the Oliver's but when to high school(Kanahooka High) with Troy's sister Deanne.

    I currently use this book, but still has lots of stuff missing.
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    Would a GPS provide more info?
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  7. rossf650dakar

    rossf650dakar Been here awhile

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    Try the Sunmap 1:25,000 double CD. Has excellent detail and comes with viewing software. Hooks straight into Oziexplorer too. Hard to beat.
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  8. ozadvntr

    ozadvntr Planning that trip, again

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    BSTARD

    That's the one. If you find a better one, let us all know.

    Mick
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  9. numbaphive

    numbaphive not quite rite

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  10. slowbike smallpenis

    slowbike smallpenis Tester of Tooheys Old

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    Im pretty sure BurnieM can steer you in the right direction (no pun intended)

    Drop him a line - I recall he had some pretty stunning stuff coming on line regarding GPS. -
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  11. ozadvntr

    ozadvntr Planning that trip, again

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    From my experience with guys riding with me using a GPS v a Map, the map has won every time. Again, more a data problem than the tool.

    If Icould get sufficient information such as forestry maps downloaded into a GPS, I would buy one tomorrow.

    However, currently where I ride they do not have data maps that cover the ground as well as the old Forestry Maps.

    I am sure there is someone who is developing the technology, I suppose If was to log the rides I did with a GPS I could develop my own database.

    I remember being west of the Dingo Tops National Park early last year, the GPS told me where the highway was but that was about it. Even the Forestry Map did not show all the tracks in the area, we got out, eventually.

    Will I get a GPS, eventually.

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  12. Frank Warner

    Frank Warner Traveller

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    Yep. Even Satelite photos have a date ... things change. But even old maps can be usefull. Just because aroad in no longer on the newer map dose not mean it is not still there beyond the drainage ditch. :evil
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  14. numbaphive

    numbaphive not quite rite

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    Thanks for all the info, think I may lay off getting a GPS for a year or two :D
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