Mounts for the Garmin inReach Explorer+ and inReach SE+ GPS

Garmin recently closed their purchase of Delorme and integrated their popular inReach line of handheld GPS devices.  The first of the new lineup includes the Garmin inReach Explorer+ and Garmin InReach SE+.  Reminds me a bit of the old Garmin eTrex line but with much improved software.  These handheld devices are great for hikers or geocaching and can even be used in the car or on a motorcycle. Garmin integrated the Delorme Earthmate maps into these handheld devices.  However, I think the most important differentiation in these devices is the availability of Iridium Satellite coverage which enables 2-way text messaging from … Read more

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for Garmin Monterra

The Garmin Monterra is a unique handheld GPS.  Garmin has taken the best of past generations of their highly successful eTrex and GPSMAP series and modernized it.  The Monterra is a Wi-Fi enabled GPS navigator that combines Garmin maps with the Android operating system. You can even get Android apps for Monterra on Google Play.  There is an 8 megapixel autofocus camera that can shoot 1080p HD video with automatic geotagging and an LED flash.  It’s a real feature rich handheld unit. We’re MountGuys so let’s discuss available mounting options.  The Garmin Monterra does not come with any mounts in the box so if you … Read more

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

Mounts for the Garmin Montana GPS

Garmin recently released their long awaited refresh to their handheld GPS line.  The Garmin Montana offers several different models and is a truly diverse line.  The 4-inch display is completely overhauled with a smartphone like feel to it and the ability to customize your homepage and views.  The Garmin Montana 600 a 3-axis compass with barometric altimeter, ability to create way points, and satellite imagery.  It’s perfect for geocachers, hikers and hunters.  The Garmin Montana 680t is the most current top of the line and adds the ability to track both GPS and GLONASS satellites and has preloaded TOPO U.S. 100K maps which includes … Read more