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Offline sctparker

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What’s a good use for old gps
« on: August 26, 2018, 08:54:41 AM »
I have a few old gps units that need a purpose .anyone know of something that can be made from them?  I’ve been using them on motorcycle trips and if they get wet I throw them away (2 so far) I leave them on the bikes when I park can’t even get someone to steal one


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Re: What’s a good use for old gps
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2018, 09:30:02 AM »
Uh.............I think you’re do for an intervention!!!!!!!
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Re: What’s a good use for old gps
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2018, 07:28:46 AM »
that's a lot of cussing and jabbing of the screen right there! lol

we should have a clinic day, and use the units that can record tracks/use map overlays to teach the new folks what can be done with tracks, and how to share them with friends!

I can't help at all with the Garmin specific stuff, I've been using my phones for way too long, but I'll be a warm body with tracks to share and enthusiasm!

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Re: What’s a good use for old gps
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2018, 09:52:32 PM »
I have a few old gps units that need a purpose .anyone know of something that can be made from them?  I’ve been using them on motorcycle trips and if they get wet I throw them away (2 so far) I leave them on the bikes when I park can’t even get someone to steal one



I just have to say, that's one of the funniest things I've ever seen.  You're one sick puppy.  You have more old navigators than I have old cell phones.  And that's saying something.  That picture made me laugh out loud. 
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Re: What’s a good use for old gps
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2018, 05:59:43 AM »
 :D And I've been too cheap to buy even one over the years.  :D

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Re: What’s a good use for old gps
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2018, 06:25:03 AM »
:D And I've been too cheap to buy even one over the years.  :D
THAT /\ is me!  ;)

Plus, I think my problem is I would be to dumb to use one.


Heck, I would lay-out a bet of $5.00 I could get lost with one.  :D
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Re: What’s a good use for old gps
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2018, 10:44:27 AM »
I may have a few more. Most of these were bought because I was lost and wanted to get somewhere before my phone was smart and/or didn’t have cell service-and surprisingly enough it doesn’t make a difference where they are bought all of them seem to know the route thru crack alley in every city

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Re: What’s a good use for old gps
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2018, 01:14:16 PM »
 Well if one in the pile works, I could take it off your hands. Never had one. Been on rides where folks did...it kept us from getting to bad lost.  ;)
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Re: What’s a good use for old gps
« Reply #8 on: August 29, 2018, 06:38:19 AM »
 Sell them at Vintage fest!


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Re: What’s a good use for old gps
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2019, 02:21:19 PM »
Sidestand pads?

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