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Old 04-13-2009, 02:53 PM   #9 (permalink)
bwilson4web
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
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Any permanent mount puts you at a very high risk of having someone smash your window and grab the unit! Right here in our parking lot at work, we have had 3 or 4 GPS units stolen during the day, while we were all here! I'm told that even the circle mark from the suction cup on the windshield is enough to get tempt a thief.

The best method I' ve come across is to use a "beanbag" weighted base on the dash -- and always, always, always remove the unit and the base.
I have been thinking of enabling the password access. But the next instrument mount will be more subtle to anyone wandering by the car.

Bob Wilson
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