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Unread 10-03-2012, 10:23 AM
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Google Earth to garmin... help !

Usually tech savy but need to find out how to transfer my waypoints off GE to my garmin.
dohhh.
Please let me know if possibe
I keep reading about all these overlays, maps. Just really confused
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    Unread 10-03-2012, 11:33 AM
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    Re: Google Earth to garmin... help !

    save the waypoints from GE as a kmz file then copy them to the kmz/kml folder on the gps.
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    import the saved kmz files into garmins basecam and then transfer them to the gps from basecamp. The latter is preferred as you then have them on the pc for reference and the transfer is pretty easy from basecamp.
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    Unread 10-03-2012, 08:03 PM
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    Re: Google Earth to garmin... help !

    ill give it a try tonight. thanks!
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    Unread 10-04-2012, 12:37 AM
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    Re: Google Earth to garmin... help !

    OK. Still having trouble.. I created a folder from GE. copied folder to hard disk. then dragged folder to the devise G:. I get a message stating that the file is already on the devise. waypoints are not on map. did i miss something?
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    Unread 10-04-2012, 12:06 PM
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    Re: Google Earth to garmin... help !

    I created a short video showing the process. It's the GE to Garmin one...

    https://vimeo.com/user3024489/videos
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    Unread 10-04-2012, 12:29 PM
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    Re: Google Earth to garmin... help !

    Can't wait to look at it tonight thank you very much!
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    Unread 10-05-2012, 02:37 AM
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    Re: Google Earth to garmin... help !

    WB,
    you are the MAN. Got it done. I didn't have basecamp. and the link made it very easy. thanks.
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