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Old 03-11-2015, 02:44 PM   #1
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GPS recommendations?????

I need to purchase a GPS to use with our motorhome-what would you recommend????
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Old 03-11-2015, 04:37 PM   #2
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Garmin makes an RV/Trucker version of their 7" GPS…I think the model number is 760LMT. It takes height and weight into consideration for route planning.
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Old 03-11-2015, 05:19 PM   #3
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Whatever GPS you choose, get a large screen and make sure it has free map updates.
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GARMIN, every model I have ever tried has been good, I have not had good experience with Magellan, we used them at work and they were horrible
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Old 03-11-2015, 06:58 PM   #5
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I bought the rand McNally 7730 rv gps ... 7 inch screen.. port for backup camara... campground info for more than 8000 campgrounds .. wifi capable for weather and traffic overlays
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ps I think it was 300.00 on amazon and although some people early on were complaining about being able to see it in sun I haven't had any problems and my last update added a new view that had even higher contrast.. I like the multiple route configurations and being able to put in the length width and height of your unit and propane so it will route you accordingly
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Old 03-11-2015, 08:55 PM   #7
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Do you have an ipad? You can turn it into a GPS with this.

Connects to the ipad via bluetooth. I use this product and have been very happy.

http://www.amazon.com/Dual-Electroni...words=XGPS150A
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Old 03-12-2015, 01:21 AM   #8
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Magellan Roadmate 9145LM (lifetime maps): Had Garmin not happy. The Roadmate has 7" screen, GoodSam hotels, rest areas, fuel locations. Bought it online at Amazon.

No regrets.
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Short answer is that its largely a matter of preference. Talk to your friends and like you're doing ask on the forum, but by listening to your friends, you can borrow and put hands on different devices.

My suggestion is don't over spend for features you might never use. I've found that a device with all the basic features of the day and yes get life time map updates, is your best bet. I have 2 Garmin and neither cost more than $140.
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Old 03-12-2015, 08:27 AM   #10
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I have several GPS units including the in dash unit in my 2015 model. I use the Rand McNally unit for my motor home because of the campground and RV services information in it. As already mentioned, get the lifetime maps update.

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