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Old 24 Sep 2007
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buying garmin 60 csx

I'm looking into buying a GPS (garmin 60csx)
Any issues buying from the US (or elsewhere) instead of Australia?
Possible warranty issues?
Anything to watch out for?
I'm buying it, primarily, to use in South/Central America though plan to use it at home too.

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Check out what the mapping is like for WA. My experience is that its much less comprehensive than Magellan mapping outside of the Perth metro area.

Don't know about South America though.
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Lightbulb 60csx

great unit - only drawback=small screen
Great ability to 'save tracks to memory card' so gte a 2GB one!
Maps
check here Smellybiker for the Wanderlust maps
write to Bob and say I said 'hi'!
Buy his pams- brilliant!

also you can get this for free for sth america
Do a search for:

1) Catographia del conosur geored v2.99
2) Mapear v3.00b1 mapsa electronicos argentinos
3) ConoSur TOPOGraphico v1.0

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You might save a few $ by droping the S - the 60Cx will do all you need.

Tracks 4 Australia and Shonky Maps should have enought detail to get you happin anywhere in OZ. Yes they are Gramin maps - free..

If you want world coverage I think you'll find garmin is best .. and Bobs maps are getting better with contributions (track logs) from users.
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