An Overview of RAM Arms for 1 Inch Balls

If you are reading this article, you are likely trying to pick out components to complete a mounting solution. RAM Mounts has a wide array of components and it’s sometimes a challenge to choose the right ones. This article will review the arm component which is what is needed to connect the base and the attachment adapter. The base is typically what is attached to your vehicle or surface such as a boat, handlebar ow windshield. The attachment adapter will connect to your device or a custom cradle. Both the base and attachment adapter have a rubber ball. The arm … Read more

Mounts for Garmin Aera 795 796 GPS

The Garmin Aera 795 and Garmin Aera 796 were released earlier this year for aviation use.  These are great units that feature 3D Vision technology which shows a virtual 3-D behind-the-aircraft perspective of surrounding terrain derived from GPS and the pre-loaded terrain database.  It’s touchscreen so simply slide your finger across the screen to rotate the view and show land and water features, obstacles, runways and airport signposts in relative proximity to the aircraft.  That’s just one of the many neat features of this GPS line. This article isn’t about the Aera.  It’s about the mounts so let’s get started with that discussion. … Read more

Help My RAM Mount is Too Short

If you are reading this article, you likely already own a RAM Mount.  As you may have already realized, the mount is modular and there is a tremendous amount of flexibility with these configurations.  You may have purchased your mount as part of a kit which included a base, an arm, a mounting diamond and a custom cradle.  After installing it on your motorcycle or in your car or boat, you realized that it isn’t as tall as it may have looked in the photo. On a one inch ball mount, the standard size arm is three inches from tip to … Read more