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Old 02-20-2014, 07:24 AM   #1
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Anyone have a rv gps, like the ones at camping world? They are supposed to have rv friendly roads and stops in them. Just wondering if they are worth the money?

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Old 02-20-2014, 07:36 AM   #2
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Here are some threads about RV GPS units.

Another Strike against the Rand Mcnally GPS

Garmin RV 760 LMT

Magellan Warranty Service

Personally I don't think there is a RV GPS unit out there that is worth the money. My Opinion of course.


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Old 02-20-2014, 07:50 AM   #3
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Do not buy the first generation Rand McNally.
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Old 02-20-2014, 08:04 AM   #4
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LOVE my Garmin RV760LMT.

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Old 02-20-2014, 08:07 AM   #5
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Bought the Garmin RV 760 LMT this summer. So far I have no complaints. There is a very good write up on this site.
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Old 02-20-2014, 08:43 AM   #6
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I have a built-in GPS in my truck, but we did buy a Garmin RV 760 LMT. Haven't used it for RV'ing (got it at the beginning of winter), but for fooling around with it in the car- it's been nice.
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Old 02-20-2014, 09:22 AM   #7
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I have the Good Sam version 7". So far it's been accurate, no complaints for that
the down side is you have to be synched with wifi to get the fuel stop information
caught in on sale $299.00

hope that helps

one more have to buy one of those adhesive disk to stick on the surface you mount it on, unless that surface is smooth......only thing they don't put in the box

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Old 02-22-2014, 12:24 AM   #8
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rv gps

I just purchased the RVND 7725, downloaded a manual online to read before it arrives in the mail.
I have an f350 and plan to mount it on a ram computer mount so it probably will not have good line of site through the window to the satellites

I want to add an external antenna to the external port but the rand website does not sell any and the manufacturers book gives no information on the style and or size of the plug.

Can anyone help with a plug size and place I can but an external antenna for the rear port?
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Old 02-22-2014, 04:12 AM   #9
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Like others, we have a built in GPS unit in our Truck. For General RV use, however, I can wholeheartedly recommend ALLSTAYS iPhone/iPad Camp & RV App. Excellent database - better than any GPS I have seen and it is updated regularly!

In fact, there are a BUNCH of RV-related apps for the iPad (IMHO, a iPad should be one of the first Tech purchases made by any RV'er
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LOVE my Garmin RV760LMT.

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