Mounts for Peterbilt Trucks and Rigs

We spend a lot of time talking about phone, GPS and laptop mounts for cars and motorcycles.  Today, we go in the opposite direction and talk about mounts for Peterbilt trucks and rigs. This isn’t as easy as simply using a mount made for a car.  A Peterbilt truck is much larger.  The windshield is further from the driver.  The seats are higher.  Everything is a further reach.  We need to look at larger and heavier duty mounts. There are mounts available to hold almost anything.  From something as small as an Apple iPhone to as large as a full-sized … Read more…

Garmin BC 30 Wireless Backup Camera

The Garmin BC 30 Wireless Backup Camera can be added to many of their latest Nuvi and Dezl GPS units.  The backup camera is an excellent addition for vehicles that do not have one already installed or for trailers that do not likely have a backup camera.  While certainly not a substitute for turning your head to check for oncoming vehicles, a backup camera is useful for backing into spaces to ensure you will not hit the object behind you.  The backup camera integrates with the GPS device and leverages the display that’s used for a GPS.  If you hook it … Read more…

Garmin Nuvi 2757LM, 2797LMT, dezl 760LMT Car Truck and Motorcycle Mounts

This extremely popular GPS series was introduced by Garmin in 2013.  The Garmin Nuvi 2757LM and Nuvi 2797LMT represent the company’s first large screen mainstream GPS since the very popular Streetpilot 7200 and 7500 models from roughly ten years earlier.  I remember the Streetpilot 7200 was priced at around $1000 but people would buy them because the alternative was a small 4.3 inch screen.  It came with an integrated cradle and charger which seemed to fail after several years.  When Garmin discontinued the integrated mount for the 7200/7500 series it left their customers with a very expensive but unusable GPS. … Read more…