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    OnXmaps-Public vs. Private



    For all the OnXmaps conversation, here you guys go.

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    I just updated my chip last night. Wouldn't leave home without it.

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    Never go hunting without it!
    "Now two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I fee. One is the colors that fly high and proud The red, the white, the blue. The other one's got a rattlesnake With a simple statement made "Don't tread on me" is what it says and I'll take that to my grave. Because this is me. I'm proud to be American and strong in my beliefs. And I've said it before but I'll say it again 'Cause my family's always fought and died to save this land. And a country boy is all I'll ever be."

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    Bought and used my first one this spring (Wisconsin), helped me kill a public-land gobbler near a poorly marked boundary. Very impressed. Bought the Wyoming chip since

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    I'm really looking forward to using mine this year. So I have a question.

    Do I just put the chip into my laptop and it will just load the maps in to a file that I can open? Or do I need to download drivers from the website first?
    I don't Break the rules, I Modify them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ikeepitcold View Post
    I'm really looking forward to using mine this year. So I have a question.

    Do I just put the chip into my laptop and it will just load the maps in to a file that I can open? Or do I need to download drivers from the website first?
    I have the same question. I was trying to look at my WY chip on my laptop but truthfully I was worried I would do something wrong and erase the chip or something so I didnt try it anymore.
    "Now two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I fee. One is the colors that fly high and proud The red, the white, the blue. The other one's got a rattlesnake With a simple statement made "Don't tread on me" is what it says and I'll take that to my grave. Because this is me. I'm proud to be American and strong in my beliefs. And I've said it before but I'll say it again 'Cause my family's always fought and died to save this land. And a country boy is all I'll ever be."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ikeepitcold View Post
    I'm really looking forward to using mine this year. So I have a question.

    Do I just put the chip into my laptop and it will just load the maps in to a file that I can open? Or do I need to download drivers from the website first?
    Just download Garmin base camp. Then insert your chip. Then (when the chip is in the computer) every time you open basecamp, your data/map is right there. And you can also toggle between your map, and Google earth. Click "view" in Garmin BC and at the bottom of that menu click Google earth. It will automatically flip over to Google earth and zoom to where you are on your onyx map at the time.
    "I love my country, I love my guns, I love my family, I love the way it is now, and anybody that tries to change it has to come through me, that should be all of our attitudes, cause this is America!!"
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    "Most democrats in WY are not like other democrats (they actually like babies, guns, and the constitution)"
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    Also, onyx has a good video showing you how to make a way point in Google earth, and transfer it over to your chip/map. Kmz files they're called. Fun stuff!!
    "I love my country, I love my guns, I love my family, I love the way it is now, and anybody that tries to change it has to come through me, that should be all of our attitudes, cause this is America!!"
    - Charlie Daniels

    "Most democrats in WY are not like other democrats (they actually like babies, guns, and the constitution)"
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    Can you post a link to that vide?


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    Sure....give me a second to dig it up!!
    "I love my country, I love my guns, I love my family, I love the way it is now, and anybody that tries to change it has to come through me, that should be all of our attitudes, cause this is America!!"
    - Charlie Daniels

    "Most democrats in WY are not like other democrats (they actually like babies, guns, and the constitution)"
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