1. Phoebus

    Phoebus ODSC-OFTR Member

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    I've got an old smaller size Samsung tablet that I think is the perfect size for a gps. Does anyone have any experience with using using a tablet as GPS?

    Worst case I just use google maps on it and try to load gpx files using mymaps on google.

    --Rudy
  2. Skinnaird

    Skinnaird ODSC-OFTR Member

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    I've been using an android phone as my GPS for a while now. (I don't use a sim card in this phone, so it would be very similar to a tablet).

    Generally, I'll use Google maps for any on-road travel, and have become a fan of Back Country Navigator for the off-road parts.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.crittermap.backcountrynavigator

    That's for the free, ad supported version. There is also a "Pro" version without ads. I use the Pro version, fwiw.
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    Don Jasper ODSC Executive

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    Rudy i use Osmand on andriod as my back up GPS. It can manage gpx tracks.
  4. Phoebus

    Phoebus ODSC-OFTR Member

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    Thanks Guys, I'll give both these suggestions a try.
  5. MichaelSchorpp

    MichaelSchorpp Ride Organizer

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    My Garmin 78 died this past weekend. My preference is to go with a ruggedized phone without SIM card as a GPS.

    The last message in this thread is two years old, can anyone recommend a cheap (but rugged) phone to use? Used is okay too.

    Mike
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