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Old 19-05-2008, 11:43   #1
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swing arm mount for GPS?

I'm trying to find a swing-arm mount for my GPS (garmin gpsmap 440). The idea is to be able to see it from either below-decks or in the cockpit. All I can seem to find are either plastic suction-cup things, or very heavy-duty LCD-TV mounts.

Does anybody use one? Which?


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Old 19-05-2008, 11:58   #2
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RAM Mounts are the only ones that come to mind. RAM Mounting Systems, Inc. I think there's others called "Alien Mounts" but I can't find anything on them.

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Just yesterday I mounted my volt meter and GPS on a Ram marine electronics mount. I like to be able to monitor my voltage when fast charging as I do it with a manual controller. The instruments swing out to one side of the companionway.
The Ram mount is a very sturdy unit. Both ends have a ball swivel for turning where you need it.
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We had a boat with a RAM mount we used for the radar display across the companion way. Swung the other way and it was over the nav station. Worked amazingly well. RAM mounts cost more, but I would say they really are nice.
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I mounted my XO computer on mounts from LeeValley:

Articulated Wall Mount:
15" to 25" Wall Mounts - Lee Valley Tools

Articulated-Arm Desk Mount
15" to 25" Desk Mounts - Lee Valley Tools

they might work for you.

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RAM universal ball and socket mounting systems:
RAM Mounting Systems, Inc.

One, of many examples:
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