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Tell me about it.I know those magnetic mounts are quite strong. Sometimes it is difficult to remove my 3597 without pulling the cradle socket off of the ball mount.
I always use my left hand to push back on the cradle, and even use a kind of twisting motion to assist. Sometimes I also push back on the windshield - in order to make sure that it doesn't come with the device.
I would trust my life to that mounting.
"Sorry" alanb, but before reading this last post:
I DID IT! I (BLEEPING: pardon my French) DID IT.
I moved the .10 file out of the folder, and copied the .20 file to the MapInstall folder in the Garmin folder under application support. I then ran the newer version of MapInstall; that failed again.
Then I ran the older version, and I DID IT!
That left me with 2 maps on the sd-card. I trashed the older one: gmapsupp.img. The newer one was: gmapsupp.img_tmp
I simply removed the _tmp in the file name! And: VOILA (pardon my French). It worked!
I put the device in s(t)imulation mode, and took a drive around Brooklyn.
I’m already planning to compete in hoop-thrujumping in Tokyo in 2020.
Wish me luck, and thanks for the support.
My "automatically generated" waypoints on my 20 were always the result of the joystick being pressed while in a pocket.
I bought a camera belt-pouch for it, and cut off part of the front (in a V-shape) - the part that is in front of the stick. The 20 lives facing out. There is now nothing to press the stick in normal use.
Shortest distance will - in most cases - be a total disaster.
It will literally take you on any road that "cuts a corner" (the shortest distance from A to B being as straight a line as possible) - making the distance less. You will be taken off a highway, and routed onto every small street that makes the distance less.
The very first time that I used my device, I chose that method. It is the last time that I chose that method.
"...the high end modern smartphones have come a long way since then."
Obviously, father than I have.
"So it will be a plus to be able to use wifi hotspots in addition to GPS signals, even without cell service."
Where's my piggy bank?