Mounts for the Garmin Drive 51 and 61 2017 GPS Series

Well it looks like it’s time for the annual Garmin GPS refresh.  It used to be a semi-annual refresh but the GPS market has reached the point where there’s probably not enough new features to do it twice a year.  Couple that with the surge in smartphone GPS apps, and we’re down to an annual refresh.  In 2016, the Garmin Drive had put an end to the ten-year old Garmin Nuvi line of GPS units and Garmin has continued to use the naming standard for 2017.  This year, they have added 1 to the base number so we are looking at … Read more

How to Attach a Garmin Cradle to a RAM Mount

If you take a look at the number of vehicle GPS units introduced by Garmin over the past  ten years, it’s well over 100.  For the year 2015, Garmin introduced 18 models just for the car.  Sure, some of these are merely map or feature variations of an existing model but it’s still a lot.  RAM used be able to keep up with Garmin in terms of coming out with custom cradles for each major Garmin GPS model, but for the past few years, they have not.  Deploying a RAM Mount for the latest Garmin GPS models means using a universal … Read more

Arkon Windshield Dash Garmin Nuvi Suction Mount

The Arkon Windshield Dash Garmin Nuvi Suction Mount is an old favorite of mine.  I have recommended countless times over the many years it has been available. I remember when Arkon made cell phone and satellite radio mounts.  No need for GPS mounts because they weren’t yet mainstream enough in cars.  Times have changed.  Arkon now makes one of the most diverse lines of GPS mounts around.  They have Garmin Nuvi mounts for almost any place in a vehicle.  The Arkon mount line for Garmin Nuvi all features the same 17mm ball as the ones from Garmin do so you … Read more