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Old 11-21-2012, 01:41 PM   #1
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Old 11-23-2012, 07:46 AM   #2
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$700.00 for the Garmin Zumo? Damn. GPS costs aren't following the "rules" for consumer electronics. Their cost should be dropping as specialized chipsets are built and the software libraries are developed.
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Old 11-23-2012, 08:03 AM   #3
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[gravelly, John Belushi Voice]

"How much for the Leetle Girl? Sell me your Leetle Girl!"

(cute as a Bug, ain't she?)
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Old 11-23-2012, 09:27 AM   #4
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$700.00 for the Garmin Zumo? Damn. GPS costs aren't following the "rules" for consumer electronics. Their cost should be dropping as specialized chipsets are built and the software libraries are developed.
There are Garmin GPSes for around $100 - 200 at Target. The fact that the Garmin600 is specifically for motorcycles proabably means it is simply wildly overpriced like most accessories for motorcycles, boats, etc.

A giod pair of engineer boots goes for about $75. Label them "for motorcycles" and suddenly they are $200.
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Old 11-23-2012, 09:50 AM   #5
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I just use my iPhone and the nav instructions are spoken into my BT helmet. Comes with the phone!

I can't see spending $700 on a stand alone unit.
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Old 11-23-2012, 11:48 AM   #6
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The bottle opener would be a plus in the ol Chateau Sarnali garage. Since only snooty English beer is served one must use the vice grips or pliers to peel the top off. A skull bottle opener would fit right in with the Jesus candles and fly paper strips...
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Old 11-23-2012, 02:33 PM   #7
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The bottle opener would be a plus in the ol Chateau Sarnali garage. Since only snooty English beer is served one must use the vice grips or pliers to peel the top off. A skull bottle opener would fit right in with the Jesus candles and fly paper strips...
I just use the bronzed skulls of all the victims who ask "what's the 1% mean?" to open my snooty micro-brew lager.....
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Old 11-23-2012, 04:25 PM   #8
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Sorry guys but that skull bottle opener IS Buzglyd.
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Old 11-23-2012, 11:47 PM   #9
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"How much for the Leetle Girl? Sell me your Leetle Girl!"

(cute as a Bug, ain't she?)
Careful, that "Leetle Girl" is MY little girl...

Great movie, tho!
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