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*FREE* Topographical Maps For Garmin Nuvi GPS

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Ghost96Romeo, Jul 15, 2009.

  1. Jul 26, 2009 at 8:44 AM
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    Do you need to be a Garmin owner to take advantage of this freebie? I was hoping I could load it to my desktop but I don't have an unlock key.
     
  2. Jul 26, 2009 at 9:18 AM
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    I'll be doing this as soon as I get home. Around the 1st. Thanks.
     
  3. Jul 26, 2009 at 10:21 AM
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    Ghost96Romeo

    Ghost96Romeo [OP] What is the Search Tab for????

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    I'm not sure if you can use the mapsource from garmin to load maps, but you can definately dl the map upgrades from the website to your computer. I'm unaware of how you can load them to your GPS though after that.:eek:
     
  4. Jul 26, 2009 at 10:22 AM
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    Awesome. I know you'll like it. :thumbsup:
     
  5. Jul 30, 2009 at 7:24 PM
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    I tried it and it worked great on my nuvi! Thanks for the info!!
     
  6. Jul 31, 2009 at 6:28 AM
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    Ghost96Romeo [OP] What is the Search Tab for????

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    No problem. I'm glad I'm able to help some folks. Thanks go out to the Mods for making this a sticky!
     
  7. Aug 2, 2009 at 8:07 PM
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    Finally got my GPS's in and loading up maps now. Thanks for the good find and a bump. :)
     
  8. Aug 2, 2009 at 8:12 PM
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    Thanks GhostRomeo! :thumbsup:


    Did this on an old Garmin StreetPilot and it worked like a charm.
     
  9. Aug 3, 2009 at 4:05 AM
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    It's all in my head at the moment...

    I was stationed in Holland with my stint with the Air Force. Talk about below sea level. The international airport there is 15' below sea level. There is a pole/totem pole thingy out front of the terminal and it has a boat at the top indicating where your are in relation to the water level.

    The pilots would come back and show where the indicators showed below sea level flight paths.

    You'd be on the train heading into A-Dam and the barges being pushed up through the canals would be higher than you in your rail car. Freaky looking UP to watch the boats.
     
  10. Aug 3, 2009 at 5:14 AM
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    You got it! :thumbsup:
     
  11. Aug 3, 2009 at 3:31 PM
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    Loaded a topo map today. Thanks for the links I wouldn't have known otherwise.
     
  12. Aug 3, 2009 at 3:34 PM
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  13. Aug 3, 2009 at 5:04 PM
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    I don't accept that...... :D

    Just comment saying that the new Topo map you just loaded works most awesomeist of all the maps and profess your love........
     
  14. Aug 3, 2009 at 6:19 PM
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    Awesome....rep for you good sir :thumbsup:
     
  15. Aug 4, 2009 at 7:11 AM
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    Thanks man!
     
  16. Aug 4, 2009 at 7:23 AM
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    when i first came across these maps a few months ago i was stoked too. but these are maps other people have made and posted them up. most of of maps in my area for colorado are not 100% useful. for example, the route calculations dont work or waypoints are in the wrong spots.

    its always fun playing with new maps, but for something more reliable i would suggest using torrents and just download the real maps.
     
  17. Aug 4, 2009 at 7:36 AM
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  18. Aug 4, 2009 at 1:27 PM
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    That sucks that your Colorodo maps aren't accurate because my Texas map works fine. Using torrents and downloading the actual maps created by Garmin would be illegal. This way isn't.
     
  19. Aug 4, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    Screen shots are on the website.
     
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