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Gps and stuff

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jeremy_283, Jan 4, 2009.

  1. Jan 4, 2009 at 10:05 AM
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    jeremy_283

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    I find myself lately wanting to find another adventure while i am in adventure....... will like GPS systems allow me to like "search" interesting locations while i am driving?
     
  2. Jan 4, 2009 at 10:18 AM
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    longbow

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    Depends on what you are looking for, I know I use a topo in my one. It has most of the logging trails, plus some new ones not listed that I can way point.
    Ran across some trails (old wagon roads), that were on the topo, but very old ones, had to get out of the ruck and take a look see to make I was in the right spot.
    I use mine for mostly hunting here in Indiana and also in TENN.
     
  3. Jan 4, 2009 at 11:04 PM
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    Longbow,

    What GPS/topo system are you using? I'm looking for something I can use with my Mac laptop w/o a dash installation.
     
  4. Jan 4, 2009 at 11:26 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    i bought a GPS app for my new iphone and its sick! it has all the features i care about and shows my track with way points. seems to be real accurate. then the phone has Google maps on it so i can look up anything and see any logging/forest service roads too. seems to be a pretty cool setup that i wasnt really expecting. i love surprises!
     
  5. Jan 5, 2009 at 5:38 AM
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    longbow

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    The one I have with topo's is a Garmin also, got the topo maps through them. I recently did an update, with new maps from the sortware from the same company.
     
  6. Jan 5, 2009 at 7:21 AM
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    longbow

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    It is pretty slick, I used it most of the time for hunting, not really offroading, but now I am a convert.
    Found one trail and was going to turn onto it, but a big tree was in the way. Got out and looked past the tree, yep it was their a trail/lane. How old?? don't have a clue, and there was no way my truck would make it down it, a ATV yes but very slow.
    Well worth the money in my book, once you figure out the waypoint deal, makes it easier, but can be confusing if you are looking at the wrong one in the large map area.
     
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