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Old 09-22-2010
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There are hacker sites where you can download street updates for your auto GPS. I didn't see anything for marine charts. I did leave an inquiry though.

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Originally Posted by night0wl View Post
This is the insanity of proprietary charts...for a set of new Garmin G2 Bluecharts for my region, I can pay slightly more and get a whole new GPS with coastal Bluecharts built in.

Insane...what the hell are these device makers thinking? I cant *WAIT* for Google to make them irrelevant with an Android Google Earth layer that is marine charts.
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