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Old 02-02-2014, 10:07 AM   #11
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Yes, it can. There is an icon at top of screen that shows which mode you are in... you can tap that icon, and a screen pops up allowing you to change from RV to auto mode. Handy if you'll be moving it back and forth from RV to toad.

I read a review that said that the speed limit that is diplayed for RV is actualy for 3 axle trucks and to see the right one you need to use the auto mode. I think the 2797LMT may be me. It still has most of the features including voice control,7"screen,lifetime maps and traffic. Along with the Pioneer 3500 DVD player with remote it should be a perfect replacement for the mistake called Magnadyne. By the way if anyone one needs a spare I have a new one on the way. A total cost of $650, the Magnadyne is $599. Wish I could have just gotten a refund. OH well, moving on. Thank all for the input.
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Old 02-02-2014, 11:05 AM   #12
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George,
If I am understanding your post correctly, the RV has all those features as well. In the end, you have to make the right choice for you. My own selfish goal is to assist you with all the facts to make an informed decision.
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Old 02-02-2014, 02:38 PM   #13
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George,
If I am understanding your post correctly, the RV has all those features as well. In the end, you have to make the right choice for you. My own selfish goal is to assist you with all the facts to make an informed decision.
Not selfish at all and appreciated. I just did not like the way the GPS worked. It would not recalculate the route going forward. I would know a better way and it would always try to turn me around. That besides the fact that about everything on it died. The only reason I made them send me a replacement is I felt I should have a working unit. It lasted less then 6 months which means just days of use.

Thanks again for thinking of me.
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Old 02-22-2014, 02:51 PM   #14
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Just opened the box....cannot believe they would not include a manual(printed the 24 pages) and the mounting system seems rather unyielding when trying to "pop" the mount to the unit...have not succeeded yet...afraid to break! My original 7200 pilot series 7" came with all the manuals, mounting equipment that worked, cables for powering at home....etc....am not presently pleased with the purchase! Will advise as we test the unit.
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Old 02-23-2014, 09:35 AM   #16
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Just opened the box....cannot believe they would not include a manual(printed the 24 pages) and the mounting system seems rather unyielding when trying to "pop" the mount to the unit...have not succeeded yet...afraid to break! My original 7200 pilot series 7" came with all the manuals, mounting equipment that worked, cables for powering at home....etc....am not presently pleased with the purchase! Will advise as we test the unit.
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What model did you get
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Old 02-23-2014, 10:08 AM   #17
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Just opened the box....cannot believe they would not include a manual(printed the 24 pages) and the mounting system seems rather unyielding when trying to "pop" the mount to the unit...have not succeeded yet...afraid to break! My original 7200 pilot series 7" came with all the manuals, mounting equipment that worked, cables for powering at home....etc....am not presently pleased with the purchase! Will advise as we test the unit.
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As earlier quoted, they just don't come with printed manuals anymore. You can download one from the garmin site. But most screens have a "help" menu which will explain the functions on that particular screen - and I find that a lot more convenient than having to search for a user manual every time I'm trying to figure something out!!! I know it'll take some getting used to, but I do think you'll enjoy the new unit. As to the tight fit... you need to really force it on - it won't break; the tight fit ensures that it won't lose it's "grip" and start sagging from your line of sight.
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Model is the 760LMT......and the fit is extremely tight...still have not tried forcing it!
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Model is the 760LMT......and the fit is extremely tight...still have not tried forcing it!
That's the model I have, too. I think they must have intentionally made it a LOT tighter fit because they're dealing with a much larger/heavier unit. I was a little surprised at that tight fit when I opened mine, but figured - what the heck - if it breaks I'll send the whole thing back to Crutchfield - they ask no questions!!!
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Old 02-23-2014, 12:42 PM   #20
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I would like to know if anyone has a opinion on if the difference between the 2797LMT and the RV760LMT is worth the $150 price difference
Unless you plan on driving many back roads and towns save your money and buy the 2797 LMT.

I drive a lot on the highways/Interstates so that's not an issue and have driven off the main thruways. I just check my route ahead of time and if I see any semi trucks I'm happy to have them lead.
If you are still worried you can use the Good Sam's trip route and specify your height and type of RV.
You can tell it to avoid any route that is 13" 6" or less.
It is the last one on the pull down menu of route restrictions.

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