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Old 06-09-2012, 09:56 PM   #21
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Ordered the MT5000D. Hope the Garmin still picks-up sats, as the top of the GPS will try to look "through" the black perforated glare material above the mirror, on the windshield, somewhat.

If not, my phone may mount there, and the pillar mount is the next option.
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Glad you guys like it. Hopefully you'll be able to fit a gps in there. I can try my garmin out and see how it works.

The one thing that's not ideal is the weird placement of the 12V charger in the focus. My cord is elastic and it goes directly from the armrest to the phone. Pretty annoying with a manual... I'll have to figure something else out for charging.
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I like to put my phone in the phone holder under the center stack and use the SYNC voice activated turn-by turn directions so I don't have a bunch of ugly plastic stuff attached to my dashboard.
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I like to put my phone in the phone holder under the center stack and use the SYNC voice activated turn-by turn directions so I don't have a bunch of ugly plastic stuff attached to my dashboard.
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Like your phone holder. I chose the ProClips pillar mount for the GPS (with attachment for my specific GPS) and air condition vent (with Scosche Universal Dash Mount)
Very nice.

How do you have the Scosche attached to the dash? The link on Amazon just looks like it comes with suction cup. Can you take a side pic of your set for the iPhone holder?

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Got mine. Not too bad. It doesn't block the screen that much (if the cd mount screw is up). It blocks some of the radio controls, but it's not too bad.

The only thing I was a little disappointed in was attaching it to the disc drive. You have to really tighten it, and you can hear the plastic bent. I thought there would be felt or something on the attachments.

All in all, definitely a great $20 phone mount.

Couple this with the Waze app for the iPhone, I don't even miss not getting the nav with MFT.

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Mine isn't as elegant, but has worked wonderfully so far.
Just simple gaffers tape.
Hasn't fallen yet with a few aggressive turns and accelerate. Obviously if I really tried It will. But when I want to grab and go, it works great.
Also if you've never used gaffers tape before, it's the best thing since sliced bread. Blows duct-tape out of the water. It's mostly used on film and video sets, but if you look you can find it.





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Mine isn't as elegant, but has worked wonderfully so far.
Just simple gaffers tape.
Hasn't fallen yet with a few aggressive turns and accelerate. Obviously if I really tried It will. But when I want to grab and go, it works great.
Also if you've never used gaffers tape before, it's the best thing since sliced bread. Blows duct-tape out of the water. It's mostly used on film and video sets, but if you look you can find it.
Not doubting it's effectiveness, but I am not sticking anything to my phone just to hold it up in front of me in the car. lol
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Not doubting it's effectiveness, but I am not sticking anything to my phone just to hold it up in front of me in the car. lol
I already had my "Gaff-Tape" case, cause that f-er slides around like crazy.
But that's why I love Gaffers Tape, it's extremely durable but doesn't leave the sticky residue like duct-tape. We use it on-set because it doesn't peel the paint off the walls when we run cables or whatever else you need tape for.

and honestly you could do just one strip down the side of the phone and a much smaller one on the dash. I went a little over board haha
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