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LDove

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  1. <_< I have a neighbor who is already doing some geocaching, but did not know how to download waypoints onto her Magellan Meridian Gold. We downloaded Easy GPS, changed the baud rate. Can see the waypoints on the left side of the screen in Easy GPS. Click on send to GPS. Got it to go to the bar where it looks like it sending the waypoints to the GPS. It finishes and then there is nothing on the GPS? Not one waypoint listed. Where are they going and why are they not transferring to the GPS.

     

    I would really like to be able to continue to help her, but I am stumped. She does not want to be a premium member at this time so a pocket query is not possible.

     

    Thanks for any help/tips you can give us -

    :P Before I go completely nuts

  2. I have a neighbor who is already doing some geocaching, but did not know how to download waypoints onto her Magellan Meridian Gold. We downloaded Easy GPS, changed the baud rate. Can see the waypoints on the left side of the screen in Easy GPS. Click on send to GPS. Got it to go to the bar where it looks like it sending the waypoints to the GPS. It finishes and then there is nothing on the GPS? Not one waypoint listed. Where are they going and why are they not transferring to the GPS.

     

    I would really like to be able to continue to help her, but I am stumped. She does not want to be a premium member at this time so a pocket query is not possible.

     

    Thanks for any help/tips you can give us!

  3. Go to E-Bay, put in geocaching and you will see a whole bunch of micro containers and they usually run around 5.99 for the size of that match one. They also have the geocaching logo on them and I have seen them used alot around my area.

  4. Why attach it to a travel bug? Why not just buy a simple lock and key at the store and use that. That way, if the key goes missing, you can just replace the lock and key set. I saw these key and lock sets and Walgreens for 3 bucks for three locks, people use them on luggage etc... I like this idea so much, I may do it myself! :-)

  5. That picture looks like it was taken from where I live - Wisconsin! Speaking of which, are there any known reports of carnivorous wife eating caches here? :blink: My husband seems to push me forward with his walking stick through briars and barbed wire fences with a devious look to his face. Me, "honey, you go first". Husband - "NO, YOU go first - you have the GPS." poke, poke. I know my life insurance is worth a bundle... :D uh oh hmmmmm...

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