John In Detroit said:I use one of the cheaper Garmins (The E-trex, the cheapest one would do) with a data cable ....
DougJ said:A little over a year ago I bought a Garmin 2610 and it came with MapSource--I don't have City Nav--and am quite happy with it. May be our personal reactions reflect the different software or my greater tolerance on the criteria you use.
Having listened to/read your story and similar ones from other folks, it appears that Garmin is losing (has lost) sight of the needs of their customers.
AlGriefer said:Of course, you now can't use suction cup mounts on windshields in some states according to Garmin,
The price was approximately half of the nearest equivalent Garmin.
If you have a 2610 then most likely you also have that what I consider lamb duck mapping software they call City Nav.