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GammarayIL

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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2010 4:31:10 PM

I am seriously thinking of getting a new GPS. I have a Magellan RoadMate 2000 which is pretty much an antique. I am looking at Garmin and TomTom the most. Lane assist and traffic seem important to me.

Which brand and model do you recommend?
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 8:14:30 AM

my neighbor works for the Sheriff's dept. says Garmin is the most stolen GPS.
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 7:41:24 AM

I've used Garmin for years and they've been great.
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 7:39:48 AM

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GARMIN,RECALULATING!
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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2014 11:32:46 PM

I haven't seen a really good GPS unit yet and I've been looking for years.

I won't be happy until we can upload custom routes to the GPS unit.
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HERBIEPOPNECKER writes: real men don't get lost
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No, but they can get really confused.
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real men don't get lost
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I like Tom tom garmin second.
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Message Posted: Jul 11, 2014 1:25:35 AM

i have 2 magellans... is there a way to change the color of the "path" ?

i don't like the green path color... rather have it blue
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Personal opinion allows me to vote for Garmin every time
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Message Posted: Jun 30, 2014 5:03:37 PM

Bought a garmin 5 years ago, still current and still going with no problems.
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Message Posted: Jun 30, 2014 4:52:45 PM

Garmin all the way....if its the preferred choice by the aerospace industry then its good enough for me.
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Garmin only.
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Garmin all the way, as many as 4 free map updates a year with a Garmin LM or LMT model.
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