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Looking to get a Garmin GPSmap60cs or 76cs, or a Magellan Meridian color. How much detail(secondary and back roads) comes w/ the basemap? I run Mac and don't want to fiddle with Virtual PC to load maps. Just wondering if any of you use these units or ones that use a similar basemap and know the limitations of the standard setup. Thanks for any info.
 

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The basemap won't give you anything but major roads. You'll also be missing out on all the data for restaurants, hotels, gas stations, rest areas, etc.
 

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Just get a 128meg or 256meg card for it and you'll be able to fit a large perimeter around your area. You shouldn't need to load data often anyway.
 
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I agree with Conq on all these points.... :nod:

A small memory unit can work just fine unless you don't want to download detail often. In that case get a large chip or multiple chips that you can preload....
 
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