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Old 02-21-2016, 12:47 PM   #11
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I bought a Garmin RV 760 GPS last year. You can input your RV data and it will warn you. I am really satisfied, at least once it saved me to get into trouble.
X2 on Garmin rv 760LMT. You can choose car or RV when using it. You input your rv dimensions and weight. It has traffic alerts too. I've had good luck with it so far. My only downside was the 7" size is bigger than I like.
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Old 02-21-2016, 12:54 PM   #12
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The Rand McNally RV GPS unit will also route you around low clearances and some tunnels that restrict propane. In the Route folder you can pick your preference such as no interstates, toll roads, U-turns, dirt roads and other items. Under the RV preferences you state the length of the RV including tow vehicle, weight, height, number of propane tanks and size. with this information the program will route you according to you preferences. You can also set the speed that you want to tow at and the unit will tell you if you exceed your set tow speed or above the speed limit.
X2. We have the Rand McNally RV7715 and it keeps you out of trouble well, as long as you set your parameters and put your info in correctly. If you are under 13'6" ,which you likely are you will have little trouble. Just watch
Bridge signs and especially the corner gusset heights on covered wooden or steel bridges. We two preferred roads less travelled.
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I use the Rand McNally gps but I also lay out my route then follow the route on Google Earth. When I see a bridge I go to street level and look at the height sign if it is a low bridge.
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Waze is a good app for your smart phone or tablet, you'll need web access though
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Cheap and good is the Co Pilot app for android or i phone that lets you program in your preferences including height restrictions. Does NOT need a phone signal to work like GoogleMaps as the maps are stored in the phone. Full version with voice & traffic is under ten bucks....and there are several lesser options all the way down to free. See it here: https://copilotgps.com/us/
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I bought a Garmin RV 760 GPS last year. You can input your RV data and it will warn you. I am really satisfied, at least once it saved me to get into trouble.
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I assume that you need a smart phone for these amps ????????
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I assume that you need a smart phone for these amps ????????

App?

I use a MOTO X phone it is only kinna smart, but yes.
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I assume that you need a smart phone for these amps ????????
CoPilot does NOT require a phone. You can use it on an android based tablet (since GPS is built in). I have a copy on my 10" Samsung Tab which is a bit much for the dashboard (using the phone there) but excellent for my navigator in the right hand seat.
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CoPilot does NOT require a phone. You can use it on an android based tablet (since GPS is built in). I have a copy on my 10" Samsung Tab which is a bit much for the dashboard (using the phone there) but excellent for my navigator in the right hand seat.
Tablet? mine requires a pencil is there another type? Android thought that was in a sci fi movie guess I better get up to the times............ Sorry........... have none of those things I could check my Beta tapes to see if I have an Android alien in them........ I don't guess anyone still uses paper maps like I do any more either. .............


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