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Old 02-19-2007, 02:13 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Stinsonddog
Stay away from Garmin. See my GPS page for a review of the current products. The BBF Mods that have contacted Garmin are all laughing at them. They are lame in responding to customers. Stay away. There are alot of good products out there.
Wow! How do you really feel about Garmin?

I've never experienced their customer support, but I've used Garmins in rented vehicles. I've always been pretty happy with them. I read a review of the latest Nuvi on GPS magazine and it was very positive.

Anyway, irrespective of whether it uses Garmin software or not, I'm interested to know whether a BB makes a good vehicle navigation system or whether it's better to get a dedicated unit. I'm also interested to know whether dynamically loaded maps works reliably and is cost effective.

It would seem that the BB 8800 has the potential to replace a dedicated unit, and that is what I'm really trying to verify.