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14 January 2016
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Map Updates & Recent Finds

WTF ?… All my wellsites are gone!   We have heard this before and will hear it again:  “Your update removed all my wellsites, I want my old SD card back!” Even Garmin does not explain this properly … nor are there any videos to Google that explain this maddening bump. Unfortunately, even the old SD card […]


Kenwood Series | Compatible with PatchMap SD

Good News folks, Kenwood offers 4 different GPS options in their navigational lineup. Each of these GPS units offer different features, the best one being that they are all compatible with PatchMap SD. This means you no longer need 2 devices to get to where you are going in the Patch. Kenwood’s in dash systems […]


Garmin Montana 650 Review

Garmin Montana 650 The Garmin Montana 650 Handheld GPS unit is the best selling handheld unit on our shelves. It has long been a favourite among sledders, contractors and boaters alike. Want to know more? Check out the specs on this great unit from Garmin. Who is it for? Take it hiking. Take it hunting. […]


Navigating with the Rino 650

A Look at the Rino 650 from Garmin As one of Alberta’s leaders in navigation systems, our clients often look to us for answers regarding the type of GPS that will work best for them. Over the past few years, one unit we have seen work exceptionally well is the Garmin Rino 650. This handheld […]


30 August 2013
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Introducing the nüvi 2757LM Garmin GPS with 7″ touchscreen.

We thought it was time to spice up our lineup and find a new low cost option for those of you who are looking for / needing,  a bigger screen. Whether it be poor eye-sight or big fingers, this device is a great tool for the road. The nüvi 2757LM has a bright 7.0″ display […]


Issues Finding an LSD with Single Digits?

If you are currently using PatchMap in your Gamin GPS you may have noticed issues when searching for an LSD with single digits. For example 4-1-47-10 W5. If you are using a Garmin Nuvi with the older search function – (Where To – Near – A Different City – Points of Interest ) Here is a simple […]


Important Step When Updating Your Garmin GPS

When using your Garmin GPS you may receive a notification that it is time to update your maps. This message comes directly from Garmin and is not in reference to your PatchMap, BushMap or AgMap card from SkyBase Solutions. This map update is for the city maps (city navigator) that comes as the base map in your […]


What GPS will work with PatchMap

Like many areas of technology, Garmin is continuously updating their hardware and the functionality of the GPS. As such, there are certain models of the GPS that will work a little differently than others. If you are buying a new GPS and need to know if it will be compatible with your PatchMap Card, here […]


GPS Set Up – For PatchMap

This posting is designed for new Garmin GPS users. If you have purchased PatchMap you will need to take a few simple steps to set up your GPS. Insert your PatchMap SD or MicroSD card into the device From your main screen – Tools – Settings – Map – Map Info – Select the 2 […]