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GPS What kind of Truck GPS do you use?

Discussion in 'The Tech Shop' started by drizion, Jul 27, 2015.

  1. drizion

    drizion Rookie Expediter

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    What kind of Truck GPS do you use i use the Rand mcnally and i love it .
     
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  3. drizion

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    How is it like whats the features ?
     
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    It's a basic unit. Nothing special.
     
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    I use the big screen Harmon with traffic alert
    Works great for me !
     
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    Never heard of that one got to check it out ...
     
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    Garmin , I hate auto correct
     
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    I had three different Rand McNally TND30's overheat and crashed the hard drive, complete waste of money on them.
    Replaced them with Cobra 7600 Pro, and have not had any problems at all, it works great...if Rand McNally could keep their units from crashing and overheating, I would still be using them.
     
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    The 7" Garmin. The newest truck model, and love it. We tried the rand McNally tablet, but we don't like it.
     
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    My TND 30 works just fine ..and it even took a smack on the pavement when a guy was trying to steal it .i love it
     
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    good, maybe you will be one of the lucky ones that get more than a month's or so use out of it
     
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    I have a practically brand new tnd unit who wants it for 100.00?
     
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    If you give me $200, I will take it...lol
     
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    Garmin dezl has a new model out with dash cam. I'll be getting that soon
     
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    I've had Garmins for at least 10 years, and love them. I upgraded the first basic model when I found one that plays Audible audiobooks, but that was not a success, because the truck was too noisy to hear well, and no port for earbuds. Then I upgraded again to the current one [a 550, I believe, too lazy/comfy to go look, lol] which has lifetime traffic and map updates. I like it a lot, but you still need to use your own eyes - they're not foolproof, for sure.
     
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    Have Garmin 650. No real problems yet. Will update next home time. Had a TomTom for van. Really like some of the features, wished my 650 shared them. Like being able to look for truck stops near destination without having to reload state, city, address every time you ask for other info..
     
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    You can't do a Where to? > Search Near > and select My Destination?
     
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    I'm using a garmen which serves its purpose "BUT," it has certain cities that it seems to have a hard time with. Oddly enough Kansas City gets the garmen crossed up terribly and not surprising is New York City.
     
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    Don't think it has that options. Whenever u leave the current map, to return to route, u have to click on
    "Where to" then click on " recently found" then click on the route u were on.. It's a pain to do that while running. I will look for the options u ask
     
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