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  1. HEMA Navigator HN7 now available for pre-order

    HEMA Navigator HN7 now available for pre-order
    Hema have just unveiled the newest addition to the Navigator family. Following on from the huge success of the HN6, the HN7 will be available in mid-March. The new unit will be sporting a bigger, more finger friendly, 7 inch screen along with updated mapping and over 6000 Camps 7 campsites & caravan parks. If you pre-order now, you'll also...
  2. 4WD Days\Weekends out of Perth Review

    4WD Days\Weekends out of Perth Review
     The Chart and Map Shop asked me if I would take a look at a couple of 4wd books and write up a review for them. “Sure!” I said. I love this kind of thing. I’m always looking for the next adventure, the next track. Anything 4wd is a good thing if you ask me! The two books they sent...
  3. 4WD Days\Weekends out of Perth Review

    4WD Days\Weekends out of Perth Review
     The Chart and Map Shop asked me if I would take a look at a couple of 4wd books and write up a review for them. “Sure!” I said. I love this kind of thing. I’m always looking for the next adventure, the next track. Anything 4wd is a good thing if you ask me! The two books they sent...
  4. Landlords of the Iron Shore gets a write-up in the Australian

    Landlords of the Iron Shore gets a write-up in the Australian
    Hesperian Press' new title got a great write-up in the Australian last weekend. Read on after the break for the full article or check out the book here: Landlords of the Iron Shore ITS rock underfoot has the ring of metal, its deep red ranges run straight for hundreds of kilometres, its spinifex is lemon yellow, its skies have the...
  5. So long HN5i, it’s been real

    So long HN5i, it’s been real
    After a long and largely confusing time together in this world, the choice between the Hema Navigator HN5i and Hema Navigator HN6 has just been made significantly easier with the retirement of the older model. That's correct, it has officially been discontinued and so we wave goodbye to our fine five inch friend – the HN5i. To be honest, this...
  6. Brand new 7th edition of Camps Australia Wide is due February 15th!

    Brand new 7th edition of Camps Australia Wide is due February 15th!
    We've just been informed that the ever popular Camps Australia Wide series will be pushing out their 7th edition in mid February. Now featuring over 3900 listings and a full Hema Australia road atlas, the books also show free camps, rest areas, community camps, station stays, national parks, remote caravan parks and loads more. The book is available as a...
  7. How to cure seasickness, the awesome way

    How to cure seasickness, the awesome way
    Seasickness sucks. It’s one of the most debilitating, inescapable and horrible feelings, and on top of that it's humiliating and enraging because it’s so stupid! It’s just a tiny bit of up and down movement. You don’t get sick on a seesaw and that’s doing pretty much exactly the same thing! There must be a cure out there that actually...
  8. Western Australian geological maps now available

    Western Australian geological maps now available
    Several weeks ago, we acquired a shiny new large format printer to do whatever we liked with.  It fell off the back a truck or something, long story.  Anyway, since then, we've been busily calling everyone we can think of to ask if we can print any of their stuff right here in the shop. The first yes, and one...
  9. 360 degree view of the Gale Crater from atop Curiosity on Mars

    360 degree view of the Gale Crater from atop Curiosity on Mars
    We can't sell you a map of this place, but this is just too cool not to share.  360 Cities user Andrew Bodrov has put together this 360 degree panoramic view of the Gale Crater on Mars from atop Curiosity. If you're a big ol' nerd like me, the sheer awesomeness of this will this will send tingles up your...
  10. How to update (or install new) iGo maps on your HEMA HN5i or HN6 in 87 easy steps

    How to update (or install new) iGo maps on your HEMA HN5i or HN6 in 87 easy steps
      Yeah, so it’s not really 87 steps, 86 at the most.  Actually, I think we should be able to get it all done in less than 20.  Now, in case you weren't aware, with the purchase of your Navigator, you get 2 years worth of free updates to the iGo street mapping and you can update as often as...

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