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Old 03-29-2009, 04:58 PM
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yeah - I will be on a NON gps 8320. They didn't have any laying around at the free tree last time. RIM is getting stingy

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Old 11-19-2010, 11:36 AM
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Any updates on this thread. I want to spend ~$100 +/- and get an in-car GPS deal. I have read of the TomTom's having horrid customer service. I have read of some where map upgrades are very expensive. What's the current best bet on these as of Nov. 10?
I won't be a power-user, I just want one that can direct me to oddball locations in Denver and other cities.

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Old 11-19-2010, 11:51 AM
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I still use my Garmin Nuvi 720 all the time. Great product for around town and off road stuff. You can also download topo maps to an SD card and flip over to that. Works great for Utah expedition trips.

A few years ago it was $378.00 price matched at Best Buy from Walmart on line store.
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Old 11-19-2010, 12:27 PM
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I have the Nuvi 885T with lifetime map upgrades, and the maps are awfull once you get outside the big city. I can't tell you how many times it has lead us nowhere near our destination. OTOH the old Pioneer AVIC D2 in the Corvette has never lead us astray. I wish I knew who does their maps.
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do these gps tell you where the Starbucks is in Green River?
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do these gps tell you where the Starbucks is in Green River?
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Old 11-19-2010, 02:18 PM
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I've always had Garmin's and have never had a HW problem with them and have used them all around the world.

The latest unit I have is the large screen Nuvi unit. It has hands free bluetooth in it and I loaded it with the high resolution topo maps and trails data. I used it in Moab and it even shows the name of the trail you're on like "Poison Spider" and "Porcupine Rim" etc.

Garmin is starting to sell more SW these days that is not locked to the units serial number so you can share it amongst multiple units.
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