[kag] Re: in-dash gps systems

  • From: DARIN COWAN <pdcowan@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kag@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2006 16:37:52 -0500 (EST)

2005 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE, in-dash GPS option: $3000

Garmin GPSMap 76CS: $700
12 Ray-o-vac IC-3 rechargables and 2 chargers: $100
Mapsource TopoCanada: $100

I think that says it all.


--- Hoover <mlehotay@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> My brother and sister-in-law are buying a new car
> and they're thinking of 
> getting the in-dash gps option. I've told them that
> handheld gps receivers 
> are better since you can take them into the woods
> with you, but they want 
> one that will never get misplaced or have its
> batteries run out, just for 
> navigating while driving.
> 
> Does anybody have any experience with in-dash gps
> systems? Do you get a 
> choice of which brand or model gets installed? What
> happens when the gps 
> tells you to drive along one route and you know of a
> better one? Are there 
> any particular features they should watch out for?
> 
> Thanks,
> Hoover
> 
>
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