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    Which tablet or Laptop?

    Looking at the scale you have Gaia at 1:48000. That’s twice as big as a standard 7.5 minute usgs quad That’s really not very good even at a 1:24000 1” =2000’. Is just basic. I am a geologist and have the last 45 years looking at topo maps I can tell you that even a well drawn accurate topo...
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    Which tablet or Laptop?

    Speaking of taking over your life. I had a mountain bike advertised on cL I got a few of the typical scam calls I’ll wire you money and my agent pick it up because etc. but this one guy wanted me to prove I was a man as in not a scammer by texting him something a code I think from my...
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    This is AWESOME!!!

    Looks very cool the questioni have iscan the app handle large area down loads. I would be willing to pay for a reliable app that. Can handle a whole state. The old lowrance dedicated gps you could state wide coverage At a decent zoom level. I have not been able to find anything that...
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    Here’s something new!

    And how is it that different from the magellan?
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    Gaia or....

    So here are a couple of questions 1 what other mapping gps apps work on iOS? And work well? 2 is the buggyness on android what is responsible for not being able download large tracts of land 3 any one running a near iPad with any gps app able to load more than 100,000 tiles at zoom level...
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    Gaia or....

    The thing is if you look at an app like bcn or topo usa they all have probably a dozen variations available from usgs topo maps to forest service the usgs maps cover everything so why not have the whole west ? The only reason not to is because the app can handle it or the...
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    Gaia or....

    Until i can get the whole western usa on asingle 128 chip at a detail level 15 without 100,000tile down load limit ill use a standalone gps gaia is not the only one who hasnot got that figured out yet No monthly fees please!
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    Gaia or....

    Hey Konza i have bcn pro i got very frustrated with it because i could not loadareas of any significant size to any detail there seemed to be some kind of unlisted fike size limits! Do you know if that is true? Does the new program eliminate that defect? MuY goak is ti hsve the western...
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    GAIA and apple car play

    Sbj what are you drivung that you can get sat maps on your dash board? How? Do you have to have a cell ervice or wifi ? Thinking you must cause i dont think that yiu can do it with gps alone? What I really wish is that some company would just load the entire usa and canada onto some kind...
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    FOR SALE Bfg ko2 285 70 17 carlsbad ca

    Sokd them already
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    Need An Overland Vehichle

    Think about a mid 80s 3/4 ton solid front axel suburban it is as solid as they come chevy 350 motor i have several toyotas tacoma and older trucks landcruisers blazers bronco jkur jlur series 100 lancruiser all are most have flaws but that 85 4x4 suburban was smooth as glass and built...
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    Having trouble deciding

    I just had backbsurgery 3 weeks ago mine was pretty minor i was in excrutiang pain my whole right leg hurt all the time i couldn't sleep and there was no position i coild lie down in it was my L4/5 . Ironically the only time i was comfortable was driving my new 2018 jlur my...
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    Nature Photos

    Interested in what make model lens are your favorites and why . I used to shoot alot of nature and bif i was using canon for a while ( years) started digital with a d20m then upgraded that for a 40 d and bought a 5d. time went by so did life and I was talking with my son, he...
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    My Quest for Tablet Navigation

    My descent into the black hole of tablet navigation happened 3 years ago at west coast expo in flagstaff my son and i were touring the exhibitor booths and got tired of seeing so much stuff so we decided to go explore. There is lots of dirt roads there so we loaded up the jeep and dogs...
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    My Quest for Tablet Navigation

    Using a lenovo a2 10 inch tablet i tried downloading large areas zoom level 15 whic ended up about 250,000 tiles iread that gaia doesnt handle file sizes over 100,000 tiles i have been trying ti get bcn topo usa and now alpine quest to run effectively on that tablet what i experience is...