Old 04-16-18, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by njkayaker View Post
No problem with things being personal preference. It's that people often make claims without being clear that it's just personal preference. I don't care what people do; I'm only interested in making sure people understand how things work.

The "north up" - "track up" selection isn't an issue for the majority of GPS units or smartphone apps. It is an issue for maps (you didn't point that out): it's a real nuisance to keep a paper map "track up".

I think one of the problems with GPS devices is that people often think that they will be an "easy no-brainer" to use.

It's something that one has to practice and get experience doing (it doesn't just happen).
Very true.
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