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Old 08-11-2016, 04:29 PM   #1
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GPS for RVs

Does anyone have experience with the Garmin RV660LMT gps? Do you have other recommendations?
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Old 08-11-2016, 04:31 PM   #2
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All I can say is I have to RV760LMT and am pleased with it. I'm assuming the 660 is fine as well, just smaller?
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do they tell you all over pass heights?
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It will route you away from the routes you do not fit on (height, weight, other custom avoidance like unpaved roads)

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do they tell you all over pass heights?
The data must be in the map file but I have not found a way to get at it. When following a route calculated in RV-mode (with height entered) I have only once received an en-route height warning but it was in a construction zone so it probably thought I was free-ranging. Never did encounter any low clearance problem.
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that would be nice, would hate to back for a mile or longer to turn around.
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We use the Rand McNally RV TRIPMAKER GPS 7710 for our needs. You do input your RV data and tow vehicle information into the unit. The unit will rout you accordingly to the input data you have provided. You can also switch between the RV and car/light truck mode and the routing will change accordingly. I have forgotten to do this sometimes and the unit will tell me I can not use this road surface and or a low over pass is ahead. The unit is thinking I am puling the trailer still.
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Thanks for the feedback. It sounded interesting but wanted to hear from someone with experience. It appears worth consideration.
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I have the RV660LMT and so far it has been very good, where to mount it has been the greatest problem, it has virtually no battery storage power so must be connected to power while in use, maps and warnings are excellent, just make sure you input all your info and are in RV mode.
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I have the Garmin RV760 and so far it has been great, we just came home from a five week trip out west. Only got lost one time, well not lost, I had a full tank of diesel. I got lost in Custer State Park, ending up on Needles Highway, it was great.


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