[GeoStL] Re: Problem with 60cs

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LOL, actually I did try running and it seemed to work. I don't think I want 
to run all the time though. :-)

Eric


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob TheCacher" <cachefinder@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2007 5:22 PM
Subject: [GeoStL] Re: Problem with 60cs


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> I have the same problem with my 60C.  Points me in the wrong direction 
> while
> walking.  My Garmin Legend does not and I find myself using that more 
> after
> I get out of the car.  You can turn the electronic compass off entirely if
> you want and see what happens,  I do once in a while.
>  I've also noticed that the faster I walk, the more accurate the 60c is. 
> I
> would suggest running to the cache.  That also gives you more time to do
> more caches!  Works for me, unless I'm going uphill then gravity has a
> profound influence on us BIG guys.
> BBD1
>
>
>
>>From: "Stoeppelman, Kurt" <Kurt.Stoeppelman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>Reply-To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>To: <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>Subject: [GeoStL] Re: Problem with 60cs
>>Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 16:51:53 -0600
>>
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>>There are some settings that can be changed that controls the electronic
>>compass. My 60cs is set where over 10 mph electronic compass is off and
>>when I drop be low 10 mph for more that 60 sec the electronic comes on.
>>All I can say is look at the setup menu. I don't have my gps in front of
>>me now.=20
>>
>>kurt
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>[mailto:geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Eric East
>>Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2007 4:38 PM
>>To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>Subject: [GeoStL] Problem with 60cs
>>
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>>I don't know if it's a problem or something that i'm just too dumb to
>>figure out.
>>I know a lot of people prefer to use their maps when looking for caches,
>>but I norrmally use my maps only as a means of getting me to the area.
>>Once there I prefer to use the compass pointer. Lately, i've noticed
>>that my pointer (only when walking, it works fine while driving) often
>>points away from the direction of the cache even though the display
>>shows the distance to the cache decreasing as I approach.=20
>>Do any of you have any ideas what the deal is???
>>Thanks!
>>
>>Eric
>>=20
>>
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