Sat Nav

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I cant be the only person on here who spends all day arguing with there sat nav. TOMTOM and myself are having a bit of a fall out at the minute as it cant seem to suss i might actually know where im going and only need it for the last mile. Mine has a traffic hunting feature. Sally traffic ( or bobby ) are bemoaning the fact that the m6 is closed southbound and only a screaming knuckle dragging retard would venture without 200 miles of it and yet that bloody sat nav will do its absolute bast to make sure i get to park up with the rest of the north of england on that ribbon of hell. It also doesnt take no sod off as an answer and will spend the rest of the day trying to get me to do U turns at islands. So i need a new `un, any ideas what?

AM-PM Despatch

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I've got an old mio spirit 689 does the job. Has nearest fuel/food option, fastest, eco and shortest routes.

Speed Couriers Nationwide Ltd

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Turn the sound off... Works for me

Andy McTighe

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I have a TomTom 600 and it's really annoying but it is good at finding superstore carparks

Fastback Parcel Solutions

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I have and continue to use my old Samsung Galaxy S4 with the Navfree sat nav app Installed and so far it's never let me down even in central London. I also used it attatched to the Harley all over Europe with no issues at all

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Speed Couriers Nationwide Ltd said:


Turn the sound off... Works for me

Would you believe i have a TOP GEAR version, yep Jeremy Clarkson himself guides ( and moans ) me into roughly the right area . A s it happens and when you say it it makes alot of sense but to put it into stig mode is to go silent

Saddlebow Deliveries

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Yes turn the sound off. I have got Tim but sometimes dim on mine.

Gas Motorcycle Couriers

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Ive got cyril the squirrel, cant understand a word he says cause he talks too fast like a chipmonk, and the only thing he says that does make sense it theres a tree in the park for his nuts... Oh thats the Garmin zumo, without traffic and alot beter than tom tom with traffic, I did a compair as Ive got both, and put the TT in the bin cause its useless..

DMS NATIONWIDE COURIERS

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I just brought the Garmin Nuvu-3598. It's a cracking nav with free lifetime maps & traffic. It's got me out of some the most horrific traffic including Fridays. I got it for £270 from argos, most other shops approx. £290

Saddlebow Deliveries

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Thanks for that East Lancs. Looking in the argos catalogue now.

DMS NATIONWIDE COURIERS

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Saddlebow Deliveries said:


Thanks for that East Lancs. Looking in the argos catalogue now.

Well worth the money in my book and I've had it about a month now

Express Couriers Northwest Ltd

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East-Lancs Sameday Couriers Ltd said:


Saddlebow Deliveries said:


Thanks for that East Lancs. Looking in the argos catalogue now.

Well worth the money in my book and I've had it about a month now

I believe sometimes though they struggle to find collection points every now and then though dont they Daz... PSML

DMS NATIONWIDE COURIERS

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Very funny hahahahahahaha

Dennis

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Just now, Aldi are selling the Nuvi 55 LMT WE - Western Europe, Free Lifetime maps and Traffic, for £89.99.

DMS NATIONWIDE COURIERS

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I had the nuvi 52 and that was crap so I spent a good price for a good sat nav. It's true what they say "you get what you pay for"

Jamie Goodland

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I have the TomTom classic xxl.. 5" screen which is great. Doesn't do traffic or anything fancy but does the job well. Also run Google maps on my phone alongside TomTom but bloody hell recently Google's been useless at junctions. Heading down the motorway at 70 and it thinks you're stopped at the lights above. Fine if you know where you are, but when you don't and it keeps replanning cause it got your location wrong... I've sworn at Google many times recently. Maybe it's my phone, will use waze or something else next week to see if it's any better. Pity cause it was a great combination.

Phax Sameday

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Looks like Chris has found your weakness Daz hahaha. I am now going to accept I am a plonker (dont need you lot to tell me) Always said I would never do a 45 day EOM job. Lack of reading on my phone meant I did one yesterday. Left a bitter taste.

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