Car and Motorcycle Mounts for Garmin GPSMAP 64, 64s, 64st

This line of handheld GPS is the latest upgrade to their longtime GPSMAP 60 series line of devices.  For those familiar with prior generations, these look a lot like the GPSMAP 62 series which was the predecessor to this series.  All three entries of the Garmin GPSMAP 64 series have a transflective, 65-K color TFT display that measures 1.43″ x 2.15″.  They run on 2 AA batteries with a 16 hour predicted battery life.  You will want to use NiMH or Lithium batteries and recharge them if possible.  All models are perfect for the geocaching enthusiast or for that matter, any outdoors activity. … Read more…

Mounts for Garmin eTrex Touch 25 35 35t GPS

The eTrex line of handheld GPS units has been marketed by Garmin for roughly 15 years.  The marketing is targeted towards outdoors use while hiking, camping or Geocaching.  During the second half of 2015, Garmin released yet another new generation of their eTrex GPS line called the eTrex Touch.  As you can tell by the name of the product, Garmin has added a touch screen to the GPS.  There are three models of the eTrex Touch. eTrex Touch 25 – This is the lowest priced GPS in the lineup and includes a 2.6 inch color touchscreen, an integrated compass, over 250,000 preloaded … Read more…

Mounting Options for the Garmin eTrex 10 20 30 GPS

During the second half of 2011, Garmin released a new generation of their 10-year old eTrex GPS line.  Options range from a basic black and white display on the eTrex 10 all the way to a color screen with nice additions like a compass and built-in barometric altimeter with wireless route sharing on the eTrex 30.  These units are very competitively prices and are marketed to hikers, bikers and geocachers for handheld use. We all know that people will use these for more than simply handheld use, so without further ado, we present some thoughts for selecting a mount.  One important … Read more…

Popular Mounts for Geocaching

The internet and a GPS make great partners together.  Unfamiliar with geocaching?  It’s a modern day treasure hunt using a GPS.  Where do you find out about the hidden treasures?  There’s a lot of websites out there that publish them.  The premier sites are geocaching.com and groundspeak.com but several others are out there as well.  The sites deliver coordinates by state.  Don’t forget to sign the hidden log when you find it. So the question is what GPS should you use and then where do I put it?  Your best bets are the handheld GPS units from Garmin (eTrex and … Read more…