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by penguin
11 September 07 6:34 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Garmin Etrex Vista HCX
Replies: 20
Views: 4309

yes thanks for that , I'm sure theres a lesson here for all of us, not sure what it is though.. The lesson is that I can get a rambly rant on when I have had a couple of beers on board :P I'm assuming the base map is "burned" into the ROM or do you think it can be updated? It is my understanding th...
by penguin
10 September 07 10:56 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Garmin Etrex Vista HCX
Replies: 20
Views: 4309

Hey mtrax. Yep, the Vista HCx came with a basemap. It is however, the Americas Recreational basemap, as I had to order it from the US. I was after the version that had the Pacific basemap. Unfortunately this version, despite having a serial number on the Garmin website, does not appear to exist (at ...
by penguin
10 September 07 9:20 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Garmin Etrex Vista HCX
Replies: 20
Views: 4309

Just got my new Vista HCx from the US this morning. Currently loading up the shonky maps. Am so far very happy. :D
by penguin
02 August 07 12:08 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: OT: online solutions to all AU puzzle caches
Replies: 64
Views: 6091

OK, the kids have got my vote.

Now where are these puzzle solutions...? :?
by penguin
29 July 07 7:43 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Where are we all from??? (introduce yourself) parts 1&2
Replies: 536
Views: 123055

Thanks mate. Cheers for the welcome.
by penguin
29 July 07 7:17 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Swaggies - why aren't they being used?
Replies: 30
Views: 2643

Groovy. Thanks for that. Jelly Baby is now on the move again.
by penguin
29 July 07 10:27 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Swaggies - why aren't they being used?
Replies: 30
Views: 2643

http://geocaching.com.au/swaggie/SW0072 What happens when you hit the Grab this swaggie link from the Actions (Aus/NZ) section? I fill in the password, add my comment, hit "grab" and it then tells me that my move has been saved to Jelly Belly. The move doesn't appear to have been saved on any of my...
by penguin
28 July 07 7:45 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Swaggies - why aren't they being used?
Replies: 30
Views: 2643

Hey guys - swaggie question here: I recently picked up a swaggie from the cache "Shark Territory" (GCZFP2). The swaggie is SW0072 "Jelly Belly". I have tried twice to grab the swaggie, using the "Grab this swaggie" link, but it doesn't appear to let me grab it. It would appear that the swaggie had n...
by penguin
28 July 07 10:24 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Where are we all from??? (introduce yourself) parts 1&2
Replies: 536
Views: 123055

Hey guys. I'm Penguiny (Jason), from Brisbane. Stumbled on to geocaching after reading about it in the lastest Outdoor Australia . I remembered that I had my great-uncle's old Garmin GPS2 gathering dust out in the garage, and decided to have a go. Have had plenty of fun so far; and have found 6 cach...