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    hhg miles or practical

    I am wondering what the difference is between hhg miles and practical miles?? and how do you know which is better for the money?? and how is each one defined?? thanks for your help

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    Quote Originally Posted by gonnabe View Post
    I am wondering what the difference is between hhg miles and practical miles?? and how do you know which is better for the money?? and how is each one defined?? thanks for your help
    practical is closer to "reality" HHG is usually at LEAST 10% off.(zip code to zip code)
    ALOT closer to "actual" miles if it is a small town to a small town
    Last edited by panhandlepat; 02.14.2009 at 08.35 PM.

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    If you buy a computer mapping program from the store, HHG mileage will be the Shortest Route. Regardless of how absurd the route may be. (90% across the nation on 2 lane roads, for instance) Practical will be the route 90% of people will drive. That is interstates and 4 lane US Highways. Thats a simple way to explain the difference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrabbit2000 View Post
    If you buy a computer mapping program from the store, HHG mileage will be the Shortest Route. Regardless of how absurd the route may be. (90% across the nation on 2 lane roads, for instance) Practical will be the route 90% of people will drive. That is interstates and 4 lane US Highways. Thats a simple way to explain the difference.
    I like color concepts... shortest miles are all those black lines on your map. practical miles are all those blue and orange ones...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrabbit2000 View Post
    If you buy a computer mapping program from the store, HHG mileage will be the Shortest Route. Regardless of how absurd the route may be. (90% across the nation on 2 lane roads, for instance) Practical will be the route 90% of people will drive. That is interstates and 4 lane US Highways. Thats a simple way to explain the difference.
    i do like them texas "2 lanes" with the 20ft wide shoulder LOL and most slow 4-wheelers know HOW TO USE IT.

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    Quote Originally Posted by im6under View Post
    I like color concepts... shortest miles are all those black lines on your map. practical miles are all those blue and orange ones...
    Hey im6under. Noticing the quote in your sig. I googled it. The results only come back to truckersreport and your handle over at biodiesel.infopop. What gives?? It's a good quote and doesn't seem to be attributed to anyone, may as well claim it yourself lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PharmPhail View Post
    Hey im6under. Noticing the quote in your sig. I googled it. The results only come back to truckersreport and your handle over at biodiesel.infopop. What gives?? It's a good quote and doesn't seem to be attributed to anyone, may as well claim it yourself lol.
    I'd like to... but it was gandhi

    must be one of those things, not quite famous enough for the web but that can be found in books?

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