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by Op Ivy
20 April 11 3:52 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: GPS for car and caching - cheapest options?
Replies: 7
Views: 2351

GPS for car and caching - cheapest options?

Right now I can't afford to buy any GPS but am researching for when I can. It seems to me that the cheapest way to be able to have a GPS for caching and also for the car would be to get the yellow Garmin Etrex H on special for $100 for geocaching and then buy a Garmin Nuvi 255 or Tom Tom Start or si...
by Op Ivy
17 April 11 11:08 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Helpful Hints for Newcomers
Replies: 229
Views: 99432

Re: Helpful Hints for Newcomers

Newbie here needing some hints on how this site and the groundspeak site work with each other. Do Australians log their cache finds to one site or the other, or both? Also, is there a combined database for where Australian caches are hidden or should we check both sites?
by Op Ivy
17 April 11 11:02 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: anyone using map & compass not GPS?
Replies: 18
Views: 3194

Re: anyone using map & compass not GPS?

Thanks for the replies. Happy Chappies - thanks for the google maps suggestion - wasn't sure it would get me close enough but probably worth a try. Thanks for sharing your experience Yurt... I have been trying to think of a way to come up with the $$$ but I'm a student and need to put most of my res...
by Op Ivy
14 April 11 12:44 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: anyone using map & compass not GPS?
Replies: 18
Views: 3194

anyone using map & compass not GPS?

I just found out about geocaching recently and would like to get involved but don't have and can't afford (any time soon) a GPS unit. I'm wondering if anyone here uses a map and compass to find caches? Mainly wondering if its a realistic option. And if so, wondering where I can learn to use a compas...