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Old 08-27-2017, 01:00 PM   #1
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Looking for the Best RV GPS....

We have found some nice Trucker GPS's that have Scales, Bridge Height warnings and so on.

What about the same with RV's that would also show Dump Stations, Camping information and things geared toward us?

What would you recommend?

I do have several apps downloaded on my i-phone e.g. RV parky and they are helpful but would still like a GPS that had a broad range of information for RVers.


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Old 08-27-2017, 01:08 PM   #2
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Garmin makes a couple that are patterned along the same programs used on their truck GPSs.

We have the 660LMT.

Garmin RV GPS

Works pretty good for us.

That link will show several. I usually purchase online from Walmart.

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Old 08-27-2017, 01:16 PM   #3
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You will not find anything as comprehensive as that for the RV industry. Garmin is by far the best overall. Mine has inputs for length, height etc which then picks best routes.
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Old 08-27-2017, 01:58 PM   #4
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My Rand McNally Tab 8 RV has all those features and has been awesome
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Old 08-27-2017, 04:33 PM   #5
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I love my Garmin 770.
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Old 08-27-2017, 04:36 PM   #6
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Looking for the Best RV GPS....

We are about to complete a MAJOR trip from Florida to Alaska and back (13,000 miles). We have used our Garmin RV760 LMT exclusively for the routes and it has been superb!
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Old 08-27-2017, 04:39 PM   #7
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I use the Co-pilot gps app below. It's designed for RVer's.


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Old 08-27-2017, 04:42 PM   #8
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Old 08-27-2017, 05:49 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by NealC View Post
I love my Garmin 770.

this +5
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Old 08-28-2017, 06:53 AM   #10
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Garmin RV770LMT-2 all the way...

I have the Rand 7735 (its broke after less than 2years), not a fan. I've only had the Garmin for less than a few months, but other than the usual getting used to quirks its rock solid.

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Old 08-28-2017, 07:02 AM   #11
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Garmin's ONLY business is GPS, so they have to get it right to stay in business...
and they've been in business a long long time

Garmin is also very big in Marine gps AND airplane gps -- two things you can't have oops in
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Another vote for the Garmin GPS's. Really solid with one small exception. After making a short stop - say for fuel - It sometimes gets all wonky for a few minutes attempting to get you back to the freeway. It may have you turn the wrong way coming out of the truck stop for no good reason. It fixes itself pretty quickly but you can get re-routed to a path that is not intended or logical.

Another nice feature is the "avoid toll roads" option. BUT use that logically. We were routed about 50 miles out of the way one time to avoid a ONE dollar toll road outside of Pensacola Beach!!! I remember thinking at the time that the route we were taking looked like nothing I had previewed on google earth, but the scenery was nice and we are never in a hurry
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We have downloaded a lot of custom POI (points of interest) categories to our Garmin GPS, such as Costco's, Walmarts, Animal Clinics, Pilot/ Flying J, Rest Stops, Casinos, Dump Stations, etc., etc. Garmin's website has a free POI uploader program- https://www.garmin.com/us/maps/poiloader for your computer to upload your POI categories to your GPS. You can find many catagories at POI Factory here- POI Factory | GPS and other interesting topics
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Has anybody used or seen the new Rand McNally Overdryve 7" RV GPS. I seen this on their web site today??
Rand McNally trip planner works SO much easier than BASE CAMP. Base Camp really sucks!!!

OverDryve™ 7 RV with GPS - Rand McNally Store

Something to look at....

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