[T2] travailing out to CA again & GPS systems

John Dillon johndillon at johndillon.com
Wed Jun 19 06:14:32 MST 2013


Totally agree - sure they don't work in parkades or coal mines but other than that mine has never failed in the 5 or so years I've been using it.

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On 2013-06-19, at 8:55 AM, Neal Jarvis <njarvis at leaders.org> wrote:

> I like the Garmin GPS
> I have one as well as built in GPS in several of my other vehicles.
> 
> I have never had one not work. Though in federal park areas they might
> tell you that turn by turn is not available even though it always has
> been for me.
> 
> My wife is horrible as a navigator so I wouldn't leave home without my
> Garmin in an old VW.
> 
> Neal
> 
> Sent from my iPhone.
> Please forgive the typos.
> 
> On Jun 18, 2013, at 10:39 PM, "accessys at smart.net" <accessys at smart.net> wrote:
> 
>> On Tue, 18 Jun 2013, Kevin Guarnotta wrote:
>> 
>>> you get to the remote locations where you actually really need help. Plus
>>> the screens are a bit small. If I were to get one of those GPS units like a
>>> Garmin or TomTom - do they have much better reception? Ie they work
>>> everywhere. And if I get one-what do you guys recommend?
>> 
>> they basically have the same problems as a cell phone although they get thier signal from a sat in orbit.
>> 
>>> Suggestions.?
>> 
>> you can get a map made by Google maps or any of the other mapping software, put it on a laptop or ipad etc and enlarge or shrink as needed and also get it to plot your route so instructions are on board the device.  team that with a GPS (I like Garmin, but screens are small on
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