SatNav hood

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SatNav hood

Postby adam » Fri May 11, 2018 4:21 pm

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After making a higher mount for the Garmin V ON MY '16 RS, I was having problems with glare on the screen. I bought this little hood for about £7 on Ebay and it works a treat at curing the problem. The fit is very good.

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Re: SatNav hood

Postby Paul » Fri May 11, 2018 4:53 pm

Nice solution. I have the Wunderlich equivalent, which doesn't attach quite as securely to the sat nav as I would like... I might try and search out the supplier of yours.

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Re: SatNav hood

Postby dave the german » Sat May 12, 2018 6:15 pm

Ah Paul!!! On my last European jaunt, I was following one of the group with an RS and his shade blew off - he didn't know about it and was most surprised when I returned it at a fuel stop (cost a bit of time stopping etc but was fun catching up!!!). You may have saved me some money as I was going to buy the Wunderlich hood. Merci beaucoup (let me know if you find the supplier - mines a Nav VI) Danke
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Re: SatNav hood

Postby adam » Sat May 12, 2018 9:44 pm

The hood was sold by a company called 'digicharge' on Ebay for £7.95. When I looked, the Wunderlich one was over x3 that price.

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Re: SatNav hood

Postby dave the german » Sun May 13, 2018 4:44 pm

thanks for that Adam, I'll take a look
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Re: SatNav hood

Postby adam » Sun May 13, 2018 5:46 pm

I tried the hood out today on a lap of Mid Wales. It didn't budge, even when I caught up with a playful Speed Triple and an Tuono, and had to engage Warp :lol:

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Re: SatNav hood

Postby The Teutonic Tangerine » Mon May 14, 2018 12:57 pm

I use one on my TomTom 410 it fits easily and does not cover any of the screen but does help with bright sun
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Re: SatNav hood

Postby 70tno » Mon May 14, 2018 1:44 pm

I have looked on ebay and could not find, has anyone else had more success?
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Re: SatNav hood

Postby The Teutonic Tangerine » Mon May 14, 2018 2:17 pm

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Re: SatNav hood

Postby popsky » Mon May 14, 2018 2:20 pm

Phil.

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Re: SatNav hood

Postby The Teutonic Tangerine » Mon May 14, 2018 2:20 pm

The Teutonic Tangerine wrote:https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sun-Shade-Visor-For-TomTom-Rider-410-450-420-42-Motorbike-Sat-Nav-GPS-Anti-Glare-/401111748949?hash=item5d641f9155


or this one https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sun-Shade-Vi ... 0005.m1851
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Re: SatNav hood

Postby popsky » Mon May 14, 2018 2:23 pm

Must say it does look a good item especially for the money, unfortunately for me I now need distance glasses as well as reading so have had to pair the nav to my helmet comms, the good thing about that is I hardly have to look at it now
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Re: SatNav hood

Postby Al » Mon May 14, 2018 8:29 pm

You need old mans varifocals Phil :D

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Re: SatNav hood

Postby SP250 » Mon May 14, 2018 8:58 pm

Yes - another shout out for the varifocals.

Anyone got an Ebay sun hood recommendation which will fit my Zumo 660?
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Re: SatNav hood

Postby slparry » Tue May 15, 2018 8:56 am

SP250 wrote:Yes - another shout out for the varifocals.

Anyone got an Ebay sun hood recommendation which will fit my Zumo 660?



660 in the list John

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