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Old 03-30-2013, 09:39 PM   #15
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See post 18 in this thread. RM 7710 Mount?

The pad in the picture has a sticky back and secures to the dash, the RVND 7720 suction cup holds nicely. I had the bean bag but it would move on the slick dash surface.

The pad can be removed from the dash without leaving any sticky residue,
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Old 03-31-2013, 05:50 AM   #16
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X2 on the Ram Mounts, I have a Garmin 7200 (7 inch screen) and use ram mounts.

Amazon.com: ram mounts

Some ram mounts on amazon.

I always weigh the advise given by a GPS with my own real world experiences and never blindly follow a suggested turn. Learned that while using GPS' years ago when driving a large car long haul.

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Old 03-31-2013, 07:48 AM   #17
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One comment. The wife likes to hang wreaths on the front door of the stick house. She uses large, clear plastic suction caps. When moistened, they tend to dry out and her wreath falls. (Not a good thing.....if you know what I mean). Some where some one suggested cooking oil. Works much better, is clear, much more viscous, doesn't dry out, and cleans up easily with soap and water.
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:05 AM   #18
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Mine sticks to the top of the instrument pod on our Dutch Star.
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Old 04-08-2013, 07:43 PM   #19
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Yep, same here. Back to Amazon it went.

I LOVE the Garmin Dezl 760

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Good luck with that GPS. I bought one and used it for one trip. That was enough.

Even though I had it set to avoid dirt roads, it routed me down a ONE LANE DIRT ROAD with 4-foot deep ditches on each side. Later on the same trip, it routed me to a non-existent Interstate on-ramp...ON A DEAD-END STREET!

I sent it back, got my money back and bought the Garmin Desl 760LMT. It is a MUCH better unit.
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Old 04-08-2013, 08:08 PM   #20
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I am curious how others are mounting and using the Rand McNally GPS? Have you found an alternative option to put it closer to the driver on the dashboard?

Any ideas would be appreciated! Thanks!

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Old 08-28-2014, 06:48 PM   #21
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Mine hangs of the lower left corner of the TV enclosure between the two front seats. I screwed a flat corner bracket to the back side of the molding around the TV.
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We've got a weighted beanbag similar to the one below. The suction cup arm & cradle mount onto it & the whole thing sits on the dash just to the right of the steering wheel.

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X2 and this set up works great!!
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Installed mine with a dash disc mat, works well.
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The Garmin unit has available a dash bad that is flexible and you can bend the front lip down so it kind of hugs the upper dash. I was skeptical at first but I have the big Garmin RV GPS and it doesn't move when traveling. The bottom of the pad has a nice sticky feel to it and it keeps that thing planted where you put it. Best thing is, you can move it and experiment to where it works best for you and it stays where you put it.
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Old 08-29-2014, 11:09 AM   #25
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Velcro to the rescue

I have a variety of dash mounted toys to attach. I tried the bags (slipped too much) and the pads didn't always fit the toy. Plus I like to rearrange my stuff to fit my needs and new purchases. I currently have my TPMS, toad electric brake controller and Garmin RV 760 to put on the dash. My wife hates it but I just stuck a Velcro strip to the dash and the opposite Velcro strip to each toy. Voila, toys of the day go where they're put and stay put. The only thing that doesn't go on the dash is the iPad. I mount that to the drivers side window and run whatever GPS system on it that I want. Not pretty but flexible and functional. To each his own. PS, can't help it but the Rand McNally iPad software is crap. Wouldn't even work for six months till they upgraded it and still fails regularly. My neighbour has the physical RM GPS unit and they have problems with it too. Just my experience.
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Not exactly sure the OP's gps is the correct Rand McNally for RV's. Maybe the 7720 w/rv settings more likely to avoid "the infamous dirt road". OP's does seems more likely for geocaching and hiking.

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We've got a weighted beanbag similar to the one below. The suction cup arm & cradle mount onto it & the whole thing sits on the dash just to the right of the steering wheel.

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X2 works great!
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I just mount it on the side window to where I have easy access.
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