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New Garmin RT 515 (radar + light but no video)

Old 06-23-22, 10:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
I needed another mount for the RTL 515, so bought the hard mount -- and kind of regret it. It's a bit ungainly, and the rubber band mount actually works just fine.

Just posting this in case it helps anyone who stumbles upon this thread.
I bought a hard mount, and put it on one of my bikes with a round seat post. Iíve never removed it because I always have something more important to work onÖbut it does hit the inside of my left leg from time to time. Totally agree, the rubber bands (O-rings) work great, and replacements can easily be sourced for them. Iíve never had one break, but I also check them for wear.
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Old 06-23-22, 06:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Badger6 View Post
I bought a hard mount, and put it on one of my bikes with a round seat post. Iíve never removed it because I always have something more important to work onÖbut it does hit the inside of my left leg from time to time. Totally agree, the rubber bands (O-rings) work great, and replacements can easily be sourced for them. Iíve never had one break, but I also check them for wear.
Yep. I rode with it today -- since the screw goes in on that side, it does protrude a bit. I moved it down the seatpost, which prevents the thigh contact. But it's an inelegant solution. The standard o-ring mount is smaller, lighter, and easier to install and move around.
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Old 06-23-22, 06:35 PM
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I like to keep mine low, just above the seat post clamp, as it helps keep the seatpost from slipping down slightly over the course of days or weeks. Not having that little screw stabbing me in the leg is also a bonus, and it allows me to keep my saddle bag in place.
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