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Old 09-21-2012, 03:51 PM   #61
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I purchased the same one as you for the vent. I have a Google Nexus phone and I am beyond happy with the purchase and location of the phone. I do hate this site however, because every time I visit it, I have to spend more money on awesome upgrades to my car. Now on to finding H11 head lights....
Yup, the Pro-Clip is money I will never have to spend again. H11's are in my future too, especially as the days get shorter and both trips to/from work will be in the dark.
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Old 09-23-2012, 10:31 PM   #62
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Hey there I have a thought or two here. To me the whole idea of mounting your phone or whatever is to minimize the amount of time and distance your eyes must move off the road to view your device. Keeping this in mind what I have been doing is I got one of those $15-20 window suction cup jobs with the long moveable skinny arm. I stick the suction cup up behind the rearview mirror on the windshield so it's not in the way, then I bend the flexible arm so that when I slide my phone in it is sitting just under my rearview mirror and to the left. While I'm driving and navigating, I only need to move my eyes a few inches from the road to look at my device. I also plug the phone into the glove box so I can talk on the phone hands free if I need to. This setup works very well for me and maximises safety because my eyes barely leave the road. It does block your view under the mirror but if I'm not using the phone for nav, then I just bend it up out of the way.
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Old 09-24-2012, 05:46 AM   #63
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Hey there I have a thought or two here. To me the whole idea of mounting your phone or whatever is to minimize the amount of time and distance your eyes must move off the road to view your device. Keeping this in mind what I have been doing is I got one of those $15-20 window suction cup jobs with the long moveable skinny arm. I stick the suction cup up behind the rearview mirror on the windshield so it's not in the way, then I bend the flexible arm so that when I slide my phone in it is sitting just under my rearview mirror and to the left. While I'm driving and navigating, I only need to move my eyes a few inches from the road to look at my device. I also plug the phone into the glove box so I can talk on the phone hands free if I need to. This setup works very well for me and maximises safety because my eyes barely leave the road. It does block your view under the mirror but if I'm not using the phone for nav, then I just bend it up out of the way.
In many states, having ANYTHING attached to your windshield except the rearview mirror is illegal. I know many do it anyways, but I try to eliminate any probable cause beforehand. An obstructed windshield is a primary, they can pull you over for it w/o any other violation taking place.

I also am not fond of suction cup mounts. And, finally, I just like to have a solution that is more permanent then a suction cup mount and a dangling cord. That cord would distract me more then having the device mounted just below my eyeline at the radio.

If we all liked the same thing, we would still be driving black Model A Ford's. Your solution works for you, mine works for me
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:10 AM   #64
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I have used those windshield mounts for a number of years, and they are fine. I now prefer the proclip mounts due to style and ease of reach. I don't have to more my hand from the shifter to make an update using Waze, easy finger reach. Plus if you don't buy a good mount for your windshield, they do come off at the most inopportune time.
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guys, this is nice and optimal, but seriously, over $60 for a clip???
Yep - it's worth it! I have used this clip for 1 year (26k miles). My phone is thrown in and out of this cradle maybe 12 times a day. It is rock solid. I usually go through a clip a year - but not since I bought ProClip - it has shown absolutely no signs of wear, of being loose or not wanting to remain wear I attached it. It is as solid as the dash it self with no rattles,etc. plus I like the fact that I can remove it leaving behind no signs of damage to my car!!
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My pro clip just started to "slip" after 3 months. The mount is fine, but the ball attachment lets my iPhone fall forward instead of staying in place. I'm thinking about putting some glue in there so my phone stays where I want it most.
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Before you maybe wreck it with glue.
Try using a thin strip of wax paper inside the ball mounting.
A small piece will fill up the gap causing the slippage without screwing things up on you.
If it starts slipping again in a couple of months, just replace the paper to fix it.
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My pro clip just started to "slip" after 3 months. The mount is fine, but the ball attachment lets my iPhone fall forward instead of staying in place. I'm thinking about putting some glue in there so my phone stays where I want it most.
All you have to do is tighten the screw in the mount -
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All you have to do is tighten the screw in the mount -
Thanks, that did the trick. Its rock solid again.
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Old 10-21-2012, 05:58 PM   #70
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Does anyone have the Kuda mount? Any pictures? I'm thinking about getting the Proclip, but the Kuda mount that was posted is also intriguing. I was wondering if there are any pictures of the mount in action.
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