M/home GPS add-on

Discussion in 'GPS Navigation' started by teknik155, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. teknik155

    teknik155 Funster

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    Greetings fellow M/homers . I hear a lot of debate about wether garmin or tomtom is better and are these truck/m/home special sat navs any good?
    After a little surf I came across this sitethat adds m/home capability to your old sat nav as a either a download or a CD rom. The m/home addon incls low bridges,weight restriction narrow roads and widthbollards and also camp sites laybys (large ones for lorry overnighting)blue flag beaches supermarkets etc.
    For my garmin 255w the add onis £54.99 with color handbook and tips. If you are happy with your own satnav and its little quirks this is an option
    ooops better give the site details http://www.hgvsolutions.com.
    I have not tried this so am only adding to the big debate
     
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    I may have misread it but seems to be UK only
     
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    yes but a lot of m/homers don't cross the water. I only suggested it as they have a telephone help line for the nonpc members.££ to save compared to a new truck based sat nav
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    just had a play on the webpage and where it asks for a discount code just enter any old word....i entered 'rubbish' the first time and 'ME' the second time i filled it in...it then states a £10 discount has been add and unlimited downloads apply.

    thats fine, until you go to checkout and the final price is still the original £54.99 price.
     
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    WELL YOU STARTED IT:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Its still the same ole bullshit they are peddling:RollEyes:
    using legal road weights and widths to create a trucker or motor home sat nav aint the way:Doh:

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    if you drive a large motor home and there are no legal weight or width restrictions on your chosen route the nav system will send you there, despite the roads being totally unsuitable No one has up to now been out an measured with a tape measure or satellite imaging system the "Proper" width of all the roads and until someone does it will never be a "Truckers sat nav" despite what name you want to call it it will never in my opinion be worth the extra charged for such units or £50 odd quid for any add on:Angry:
     
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    pablomc Funster Life Member

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    I am missing something as it appears nothing more than a list of POIs that you could probably obtain legally free from elsewhere?
     
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