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need a new GPS

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by RoyB, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. RoyB

    RoyB [OP] Well-Known Member

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    had the window down at work and someone reached into the armrest and I suddenly no longer had a GPS.

    Im partial to garmin. They have like 3403236 nuvi ones out. Any recommendations? whats the difference between the 100 dollar ones and 400 dollar ones?
     
  2. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    definitely stay with garmin.........and try to get one with updated maps and such. the difference in price is features basically. we have a garmin nuvi 260w....and we love it.
     
  3. RoyB

    RoyB [OP] Well-Known Member

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    not sure what all features they have since their website sucks hard core. how is the blue tooth? I miss that on my last car.
     
  4. HBMurphy

    HBMurphy Ban Pending

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    I bought a Nuvi 265WT (free traffic - sometimes good - sometimes bad traffic reports)
    I paid about $150 refurbished with 1 yr warranty
    I've loaded it up with 24k Topo West (of the areas I go) - I like it alot but they do say that there is better for under trees (I also keep a handheld garmin trex in the truck).
     
  5. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    honestly not sure of the bluetooth, as i have never used it.
     
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    Concur with the 265WT- It was a present from my folks- but I think is was still only in the 250-300 range. The blue tooth works great, the POIs, maps (preloaded and the ones I added), and user interface/menu nav are all really great IMO. The traffic stuff is handy- Haven't used it much- but it's good to get it now and again.
     
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