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by Geof
16 June 09 2:43 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: OT: Hot Water
Replies: 21
Views: 2249

We are on gas LPG cylinders as there is no town gas (or water) out here....with house pumps, so the water does fluctuate a little Got a wood heater? Wood boosted solar :wink: Add a tank on a stand for when the power is off and your laughing + no sharp fluctuations in pressure + you can run a copper...
by Geof
15 June 09 11:45 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: OT: Hot Water
Replies: 21
Views: 2249

If you want it to last and can handle low pressure a copper tank is the go. My last one lasted at least 40 years (could have been 60 for all we know) before the inlet pipe movement fatigued the tank and it cracked. Do you have natural gas or LPG? The instant electric hot water units I'v seen have on...
by Geof
11 June 09 12:34 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Calibrate ETrex
Replies: 11
Views: 1312

Just put new batteries in it and leave it in one place turned on out side for 15 minutes with a clear view of the sky. Did you set the Datum BEFORE entering waypoints, or after? If it was after you MUST remove them and add them again, as the ones in the unit get 'corrected' to the old datum and rema...
by Geof
26 May 09 2:44 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Songs following a cache.
Replies: 14
Views: 1809

Re: Songs following a cache.

calumphing_four wrote:and as I turned the car radio back on, after doing it, Queen's "Another One Bites The Dust" started playing. :o :lol: :lol: :lol:
?hsub neerg gnikool egnarts a rednu neddih ti saW
by Geof
04 May 09 2:26 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Swine flu is bad, but this is a bit harsh
Replies: 31
Views: 3832

Swine flu VS Tobacco in australia

Swine flu 0 p/a

Tabacco ~19000 ish p/a

http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf ... 1.0.55.001 :wink:
by Geof
03 May 09 10:04 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: Error message
Replies: 2
Views: 587

Error message

Not sure if its of interest to the developers but this just happened. <BR> <br /> <b>Warning</b>: pg_connect() [<a href='function.pg-connect'>function.pg-connect</a>]: Unable to connect to PostgreSQL server: FATAL: connection limit exceeded for non-superusers in <b>/var/www/au_com_geocaching_forum/d...
by Geof
30 April 09 8:01 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: New page header proposal
Replies: 6
Views: 1031

We learn something new every day. I thought they all had the southern cross in some form but clearly not.

How about sampling some colours out of this

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by Geof
30 April 09 12:00 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: New page header proposal
Replies: 6
Views: 1031

What flag is that?

The black reminds me a lot of the default XMMS skin that I always replace.

What about a slightly red one like the red centre?
by Geof
13 April 09 10:14 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Need help logging find
Replies: 3
Views: 736

by Geof
02 April 09 11:03 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Track logs from Garmin --> file --> Ozi ??
Replies: 11
Views: 1566

Penguin ware also considered as thats my flavor of preference these days for 95% of the time. gpsbabel is the right tool then http://www.gpsbabel.org/htmldoc-development/fmt_garmin.html If you are using ubuntu or debian it is in the repositories, just do a sudo apt-get gpsbabel and bob's your uncle...
by Geof
02 April 09 2:49 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Track logs from Garmin --> file --> Ozi ??
Replies: 11
Views: 1566

Thanks for the advice so far. To answer a few questions: Its a yellow etex No I don't have Ozi I do have GSAK 6.what ever the last one was. No trouble uploading waypoints but don't know about track / routes. The end aim is to add new roads / tracks to a map. Penguin ware also considered as thats my ...
by Geof
01 April 09 9:42 am
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Track logs from Garmin --> file --> Ozi ??
Replies: 11
Views: 1566

Track logs from Garmin --> file --> Ozi ??

I want to record a track log on my GPS and export it as a file then email it to someone else to put into Oziexplorer. I'v never downloaded tracklogs before. Can anyone give me a brief rundown on whats needed as far as file types etc.
by Geof
04 January 09 9:30 am
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Computer Guru Urgently Needed
Replies: 21
Views: 3174

If its a partition you want to copy gparted. I'v cloned drives on win32 and ext3 with it + its GPL / GNU. http://gparted.sourceforge.net/ This live CD containes it + more http://www.sysresccd.org/Main_Page Probably better to re install then copy all the stuff you need across later so as not to bring...
by Geof
31 December 08 10:59 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: New Program - GSAK (Geocaching Swiss Army Knife)
Replies: 909
Views: 154924

Is anyone been able to register GSAK 6.X under vi$ta? I keep geting a: Access violation at address 0045D4DD in module 'gsak.exe'. Read of address 000002CC. If anyone knows a good linux alternative that can run with a usb to serial converter I'd like to know about it also. Solved :) Uninstall GSAK B...
by Geof
31 December 08 10:50 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Computer Guru Urgently Needed
Replies: 21
Views: 3174

What happens if you unplug both hard drives and boot a live OS from a CD. Does it run OK or still play up?

One of these would be the thing to try if you have no idea about these things.
http://www.puppylinux.org/downloads/official-releases

I have had HDDs die but still work partly.