Best aftermarket GPS?

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by nmt6789, Dec 7, 2006.

  1. nmt6789

    nmt6789 Guest

    I am looking to buy a GPS for my dad because he cant go around the block without getting lost.... Does anyone know what the best are and which to stay away from?
     
  2. Ronin

    Ronin Guest

    garmin and magellan = good
     
  3. paul9luap

    paul9luap Boiler Up

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    Garmin! (their HQ is like 5 miles from my house so I'm a little biased)

    I've used one of their handhelds in a friends airplane and loved it.
     
  4. DaIceMan

    DaIceMan Jack Bauer > *.*

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    My buddy works for Garmin... so I'll go with them. Though, I used my Father in law's TomTom for a trip to KC and it worked well.
     
  5. BlackHBDX

    BlackHBDX The grey fixer

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    Garmin is the best. Magellan and TomTom are also good. Stay away from anything that uses Navtech software.
     
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    :ugh:...oh wait, you didn't mean NavTeq
     
  7. jafo

    jafo land of entitlement OT Supporter

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    garmin, tomtom, and magellan all update their maps and make them available to you. Do a bit of research on the "other" brands and make sure they will provide you( if even for a fee) updated maps. Otherwise the device becomes obsolete quickly.
     
  8. BradNowell

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    I've heard really great things about Tele Atlas, which TomTom devices use...Definitely do your reasearch, but I think GPS systems that use TA maps are a good bet.
     

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