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Old 07-03-2011, 12:16 PM
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Default which gps to buy?

i am going to be getting a gps sometime this week and was wondering which ones you guys have and what you like/don't like about them. ive been looking at the garmins. i don't want to spend more than about $200 on one.
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Old 07-03-2011, 12:19 PM
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Handheld or vehicle mounted? either way you cant go wrong with garmin
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Old 07-03-2011, 12:19 PM
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I have a garmin nuivi and I love it! It was cheap when I bought it cause it was an old model but still gives me the info I need to keep me from getting lost. I don't think there is much difference between brands like garmin or tom-tom
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Old 07-03-2011, 12:30 PM
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i love my tomtom
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Old 07-03-2011, 12:36 PM
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I got a Tomtom 350M for Christmas this year-I like it a lot; it was awesome when I went to Carlisle this year. Definitely spring for something with free lifetime map downloads.
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Old 07-03-2011, 12:38 PM
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Default Re: which gps to buy?

I got a garmin 205w I like it. Its simple easy to use and you can get the map packs on piratebay. Garmin charges 100 for new map packs
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Old 07-03-2011, 12:43 PM
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Default Re: which gps to buy?

i will definately get one with the lifetime maps.
this is one that i was considering
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Garmin+-...&skuId=9940655
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Old 07-03-2011, 12:52 PM
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Default Re: which gps to buy?

I like my first gen tomtom go. It re-calculates so quickly when i "misstheturnonpurposejusttotestthesystemreallyimea nttodothat"!

The only thing i'd want added is the live traffic report ota thing. That looks awesome.

Garmin and Tomtom have been at it for years, i don't think you can go wrong with either.
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Old 07-03-2011, 12:55 PM
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I have a garmin and love it.
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Old 07-03-2011, 01:26 PM
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Default Re: which gps to buy?

i have a garmin nuvi 255 i love it cant recall it ever being wrong yet.
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Old 07-03-2011, 01:41 PM
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Old 07-03-2011, 09:18 PM
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I love my TomTom.
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Old 07-03-2011, 09:25 PM
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Default Re: which gps to buy?

I've used both garmin and tomtom and definitely prefer the garmin. Much more user friendly imo.
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Old 07-03-2011, 09:41 PM
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when I bought mine, must have been in 07..??? I compared to the tom tom at best buy. Garmin was 1000x more user friendly and simplified. 100% of the time it will get you there. 98% of the time its a few blocks off, but only on back roads really. I also need to do the map update also, that might help with the few blocks thing
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Old 07-03-2011, 11:00 PM
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The traffic models are use less, don't waste your money.
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