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Old 12-13-2015, 09:09 PM   #31
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Great thread....just before Christmas
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Old 12-13-2015, 09:22 PM   #32
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I believe the 660 is the latest Garmin Rv GPS . May not be many of them out there.
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Old 12-13-2015, 09:25 PM   #33
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I've used Garmin in my cars, trucks, boats and aircraft and can't imagine a better unit. My wife's Lexus has a Pioneer unit that really stinks in comparison to any of the Garmin units. If you can trust a GPS in an aircraft, you can trust it anywhere, anytime. IMHO. Tried a Magellan in my son-in-laws truck, but didn't care for it personally.
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Old 12-13-2015, 09:54 PM   #34
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I use the RV 760 and absolutely love it. Adding to the route to find a place to eat or stay, weather features have kept us out of trouble and the traffic watch will reroute if needed automatically in case of accident or very slow traffic. I also like the speed with school zone feature.

I don't think there are many differences between the 660 and 760.

Do a Google to compare the two units and see if there any differences that would sway your decision,

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Old 12-14-2015, 09:23 AM   #35
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I use the RV 760 and absolutely love it. Adding to the route to find a place to eat or stay, weather features have kept us out of trouble and the traffic watch will reroute if needed automatically in case of accident or very slow traffic. I also like the speed with school zone feature.

I don't think there are many differences between the 660 and 760.

Do a Google to compare the two units and see if there any differences that would sway your decision,

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You can actually go to the Garmin website click on both units then click on compare... the 660 may have the edge.
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Old 12-14-2015, 04:25 PM   #36
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I have a 660, I really like the new style screen it makes the display seem bigger. Haven't really used it a lot yet, but I've had a couple other Garmins and I like the new features on this one. But I think the only other difference between the 760 and this might be the grade warning?


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Old 12-14-2015, 05:35 PM   #37
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I use the RV 760 and absolutely love it. Adding to the route to find a place to eat or stay, weather features have kept us out of trouble and the traffic watch will reroute if needed automatically in case of accident or very slow traffic. I also like the speed with school zone feature.

I don't think there are many differences between the 660 and 760.

Do a Google to compare the two units and see if there any differences that would sway your decision,

Phil

Does the traffic feature only work around bigger cities? I just bought one a couple of weeks ago and as far as I can tell the traffic feature isn't available everywhere.
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It workes everwhere

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Does the traffic feature only work around bigger cities? I just bought one a couple of weeks ago and as far as I can tell the traffic feature isn't available everywhere.
I think that means traffic is OK where you are. I have had it activate in rural areas where an accident was closing the road for a while.

Mine will scroll traffic is clear from time to time and even say, "traffic is slow twenty miles ahead, your add ten minutes to your time". Just make sure you have the correct cord, with the antenna, attached.

I like the Yahoo discussion group too. You can ask questions or just read what others are doing and correcting.

I didn't know how to set something while on a trip and used my phone to send an email to the group and had over ten answers in one evening.

By the way, I don't work for Garmin. But, I have come to trust the 760.
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Old 12-14-2015, 06:37 PM   #39
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Tomsby,

I think yours has a different (better) touch screen soo. I was wondering about the size difference. A large screen is important when driving a large unit. The less time you have to take your eyes off the road the better you are.

I doubt is there is much difference in 6 and 7 inch screen size but smaller than either would start to be a problem for me.
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Old 12-28-2015, 07:33 PM   #40
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A bit late here I know but, I use the Sygic truck and caravan app for Android. It is standalone and only requires a data (4G or WiFi) connection for initial installation and updates.I have an LG tablet and the app works exceptionally well. Your RV specs are loaded in and the routing takes that into account. It also has a setting that lets it be used for car navigation. Maps and updates are free for life. The only drawback is the pay for traffic but I infrequently use that anyway. If and I do need traffic information I use waze. I find real-time data to be more useful.
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