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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-09-2012, 12:02 PM Thread Starter
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Has anyone tried this mount? Price seems pretty good.
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I haven't used one but it looks like a pretty good product ,I went on a little further and found one for smartphones too,My android has a gps with turn by turn on it and I would like to use it and a water resistant case like that one seems to be the ticket,Thanks for sharing,and the price is decent as well.




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I know the RAM Aquabox is sold as "water proof" not "water resistant" :
http://www.ram-mount.com/aqua_box_mo..._box_mount.htm


That be my choice , especially if the GPS you have is not water proof itself.

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I know the RAM Aquabox is sold as "water proof" not "water resistant" :
http://www.ram-mount.com/aqua_box_mo..._box_mount.htm


That be my choice , especially if the GPS you have is not water proof itself.
The RAM Aquabox looks good. Seeing as I need to buy another GPS I guess I'll go the cheaper route and get the Arkon mount.

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I haven't used one but it looks like a pretty good product ,I went on a little further and found one for smartphones too,My android has a gps with turn by turn on it and I would like to use it and a water resistant case like that one seems to be the ticket,Thanks for sharing,and the price is decent as well.
I didn't see the Smartphone mount. Hope it can work for you.

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My only comment on this is look at how it mounts & look at your handlebars. Is it positionable for proper veiwing?

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My only comment on this is look at hot it mounts & look at your handlebars. Is it positionable for proper veiwing?
That's a good point. They say it rotates 360 degrees so I would think it would work ok. In one of the photos it shows the GPS mounted on pull back bars similar to ours and it looks good.

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I have this one on my bike. It is waterproof and works well. I used it when I drove from NJ to DC for rolling Thunder. My TomTom is small, so I used the foam pads that came with it behind the unit to keep it towards the plastic panel (for touch screen).

I like it because it mounts easily and is removable very easily. It is stable and you can still use the touch screen while it is in the case. There is a pass through grommet on the back that the wire can exit the case. I leave the ball mount clamped to the handle bars and just detach the case. The GPS drops right in the case via a waterproof zipper on the perimeter of the case.

I can still hear the speaker call out directions as I drive with this.
My only complaint is that between direct sunlight, and the plastic front of the case, it does at times make it challenging to view.
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Thanks for the review. I'm going to place an order for one.

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I like to put my GPS in the clear map pocket on top of my tank bag.
Have been through many a rainstorm with it there.
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