New and need suggestions.

 

Hey, I am currently deployed to Iraq, and will be coming home in less than a month. I am trying to find the best GPS in the $300-400 range. I've kind of set my eyes on the Garmin Nuvi 760. Is there anyone that could offer some more suggestions? I will be going on a cross country trip to Dallas, TX and Savannah, GA. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

First, thank you!

First and foremost - thank you for your service!

Secondly, glad you're coming home soon!

Lastly, you're pretty much right on the mark with the nuvi 760 ... you can't go wrong with the nuvi line of GPSr's

Thank You

Same here Thank you for serving our country and welcome home.

I hear the Nuvi 760 is a great unit.

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The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.

Thanks

Thank you and welcome home. The 760 is a great unit that includes bluetooth. If you don't need bluetooth the NUVI 750 is the same unit minus the bluetooth. You can pick up the 750 for about $100 less than the 760. Either unit would work great for you....

I have the 750 and think it is great.

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Bobby....Garmin 2450LM

I am guessing that the "r"

I am guessing that the "r" in "GPSr" is for reciever? I am just looking for the best performance for the dollar. If there are any other suggestions from TOMTOM or someone else, just let me kno!

"r" is for receiver

yes, "r" is for receiver.

and, no, I won't recommend anything but garmin. most people on this site (I did say most ;)for your TomTom or Magellan users), and most reviews in the magazines and online, agree that garmin is king!

WELCOME HOME BROTHER

First Welcome Home (once a Soldier Always a Soldier - ARMY STRONG) - In my opinion the GARMIN GPS systems are the best - Of course everyone has their own choice - I use the NUVI 350 simply because of the physical size - dosen't seem to get in my way when mounted to my side window (I drive a tour bus)- have a great day / stay safe / and watch your back

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CW -------Please Remember Those Who Are Serving & Those Who Have Perished Defending Our Freedom-------1Sgt(Ret)

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djs wrote:

yes, "r" is for receiver.

and, no, I won't recommend anything but garmin. most people on this site (I did say most ;)for your TomTom or Magellan users), and most reviews in the magazines and online, agree that garmin is king!

THANK YOU for your time and service, the 760 is a great bang for the buck, lots of great reviews on that line, garmin is the king, in units,service.

Please keep your head and butt wired and focused, (its hard to do ) with only a month to go , so PLEASE keep safe, come home safe and sound. may God bless you and your unit! smile

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Everyday is a GREAT day :)

Thank you

Just wanted to add my voice to the choir - THANK YOU for your service and sacrifices! Please pass this along to your buddies as well. wink

Good luck with your GPS choice.

Mike

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Freedom isn't free...thank you veterans! Heard about the tests to detect PANCREATIC CANCER? There aren't any! In Memoriam: #77 NYPD-SCA/Seattle Mike/Joe S./Vinny D./RTC...and God bless Donald Trump!

I have the streetpilot c550

I really like the c550. I got it off of walmart.com for about $240 with a 3 year warranty added on to it. I looked at it at best buy and they said the lowest price they could give me was $354 so technically i guess it is in the $300-400 price range ha.

THANKS FOR YOUR SERVICE TO THE COUNTRY!!!!!!!! I'm glad people like you volunteer to go over there so wussies like me don't have to lol.

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streetpilot c550 and mac OSX

Thank you were everything

Thank you were everything you are doing in Iraq.I hope it ends soon so everyone can come home.

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Charlie. Nuvi 265 WT and Nuvi 2597 LMT. Android Here WeGo - Offline Maps & GPS.

Thanks

Thanks for keeping us safe back at home.

Have a question for you, the military issued GPSr, what brand are them?

The 760 is a fine unit and you will not be disappointed choosing Garmin; from the units they manufacture to their customer service they are an excellent company to do business with.

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Garmin 38 - Magellan Gold - Garmin Yellow eTrex - Nuvi 260 - Nuvi 2460LMT - Google Nexus 7 - Toyota Entune NAV

They are made by Rockwell

They are made by Rockwell Collins, which dont make auto GPS's, that I know of.

Also, another quick question. Does the nuvi 760 come with the MSN Direct capability?

Thank you!

I, too, would like to offer a hearty "THANK YOU!" for your service. Our men & women in uniform, and their families, don't hear it nearly often enough. My son is a career Army aviator currently stationed at Hunter AAF, near Savannah. He returned from Iraq a short while back. Who knows, perhaps you'll cross paths.

Good luck, son. Just because your tour's winding down, PLEASE don't become complacent. Stay alert.

Miki

Is this it?

will25u wrote:

They are made by Rockwell Collins, which dont make auto GPS's, that I know of.

Also, another quick question. Does the nuvi 760 come with the MSN Direct capability?

Is this what you are referring to?

http://www.rockwellcollins.com/ecat/gs/DAGR.html

They came out with a commercial model but is not for car navigation.

http://www.rockwellcollins.com/news/page9504.html

Here is the info on the 760
https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?cID=134&pID=10624

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Garmin 38 - Magellan Gold - Garmin Yellow eTrex - Nuvi 260 - Nuvi 2460LMT - Google Nexus 7 - Toyota Entune NAV

Should be coming out

will25u wrote:

They are made by Rockwell Collins, which dont make auto GPS's, that I know of.

Also, another quick question. Does the nuvi 760 come with the MSN Direct capability?

My father-in-law is a tech for RC, and said several months ago that the military units (or similar) should be coming out in a dumbed down version.

Daniel

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Garmin StreetPilot c580 & Nuvi 760 - Member 32160 - Traveling in Kansas

Thanks

Yes, thanks for serving and the Nuvi 760 is awesome.

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Garmin Nuvi 750 & c530 with RT's vol. mod., Vulcan Nomad

Stay Alert

I agree with Miki. Keep alert. My last night in Vietnam (way back before you were born) I got mortared. I came within a gnat's tinkle of getting zapped with a few hours to go in-country. Never let your guard down.

Well...

Well went ahead and pulled the trigger on the Nuvi 750. Couldnt see myself paying $100 more for bluetooth and a black finish. Hope I like it. Will be home in about a week. Thanks for all the kind words.

And yes, the GPS we use is the DAGR.

You could get the Nuvi 750

You could get the Nuvi 750 for $299 at Sams Club.
http://www.samsclub.com/shopping/navigate.do?dest=5&item=377...

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