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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: GPS mod
" I'm assuming user error for now, but most of what i'm hearing is pointing dangerously close to "wasted $150 on the new model when the 2 gens old one works just as well if not be...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 7:24pm

Re: Re: Re: GPS mod
"I just dont think you guys are understanding the reasoning for my questions and curiosity." Like Roger stated, often it is a physics problem. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 6:43pm

Re: Re: Re: GPS mod
"10-20 feet of accuracy is plenty for me, and i understand that means for every reading the gps takes it could be adding 20 feet of inaccuracy every 10 seconds or so for hours of hiking."...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 6:40pm

Re: GPS mod
Steve, I'm not sure if you are trying to understand all of this. A quad-helix was quite common as an external GPS antenna about twenty years ago and up to about five years ago. I've used...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 5:53pm

Re: Re: GPS accuracy
James explained it. I used to help my customers with a system that they had just paid $50K for, but the GPS portion was worth no more than $10K or $20K. We figured out how to get almost-perfe...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 5:47pm

Re: Estimates
"If i could have a reliable and powerful antennae on an android there would be almost no reason to use garmin." Steve, that might be part of the problem, but you are not going to like ...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 5:41pm

Re: Re: GPS accuracy
"Some of the old trail signs in Yosemite can be 50% off !!! " Billy, when I first started seeing those in Yosemite, I was confused. On some specific trails, I figured it out. They had ...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 5:30pm

Re: GPS accuracy
Steve, if you read all of the replies that you got here, you will notice that they mostly agree. Your expectations for GPS distance accuracy are high. As you probably know, GPS distance measurem...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 5:25pm

Re: Re: Packit Gourmet smoothies
"The vanilla flavor powder is pretty universal, and you can add most anything to it." Gary, Ensure is one of my favorites, but I can't find any fruit powder stuff that mixes very w...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Packit Gourmet smoothies
December 14, 5:09pm

Re: Shelter for JMT/Sierras
I think that a good tarp is quite adequate for the JMT in summer. I've been using a very lightweight cuben fiber tarp, but my friend uses a simple silnylon tarp. I don't use trekking pol...

In GEAR » Shelter for JMT/Sierras
December 14, 3:07pm

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