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Garmin Portable Friction Mount with Pliable Base

Mount your nuvi® or zumo® navigator on the dash

13 Reviews | 1 question - 3 answers

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Our take on the Garmin Portable Friction Mount with Pliable Base

This portable friction mount from Garmin lets you transport your portable navigator from vehicle to vehicle without the hassle of a windshield mount. It features a no-skid bottom and pliable base which conforms to most dashboards for a custom fit that won't let go. The integrated arm works with all nüvi and zumo models, and folds down for easy storage in your glove compartment, auto console, or luggage. Warranty: 60 days.

Much better than the windshield mount.

Thomas, Salem, NH

What's in the Box:

  • Portable friction mount for Garmin GPS units

Garmin Portable Friction Mount with Pliable Base Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(13 Reviews)

I like it

Thomas from Salem, NH on 12/25/2016

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Much better than the windshield mount.

Pros: Easy to use.

Cons: Should be included in GPS package

Good Product

Andrei Jakobovits from Okatie S.C. on 12/10/2014

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Great Product, sits well , doesn't move, you can move from one car , to another . My Experience with Crutchfield; Everything they sell , is Great, and the Service is excellent, very Professional

Pros: Great Product, i give 5 Stars for the Product, and 6 Stars for the Sale Rep, who suggested to purchase this And thanks Crutchfield

Cons: Nothing; Nada; Niente; SUM DAVAR; Rien; Semmi; I'm running out of Languages ........

Garmin Friction Mount

Mrtchuck from Orlando, FL on 11/10/2014

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Much better than the previous bean bag mount, worth the money.

Pros: Stays in place and does not move

Cons: The mount allows noticeable display vibration, it can be minimized if you push down on the middle of the base.

Garmin Portable Friction Mount with Pliable Base

Jeff B from Menifee CA on 1/13/2014

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Worked great for me.



portable friction mount

Farming from Palmyra, Va on 6/26/2013

This mount does not mold to dash as advertised.

Pros: None

Cons: Does not mold to dash.

Friction? Mount?

Dis Satisfied from New Orleans, LA on 12/1/2012

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The "friction mount" for the Garmin GPS must be got to actually hold the thing on the dashboard. Where is the friction? It sticks to nothing -- and there is plenty of acreage for it to try. We went to the moon thirty or forty years ago and there is no way today make something that does not bounce around a plain jane dashboard or that has the advertised base flexibility?



Garmin Portable Friction Mount with Pliable Base

Jc from Flat rock nc on 11/30/2012

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Great product, excellent service , recommend crutchfield highly



Good base

Weed from PA on 4/29/2012

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Do what it is supposed to. I thought it was a sticky mount but it is a friction mount so no mess when moving to anoyher vehicle.

Pros: No slip.


Garmin Portable Friction Mount with Pliable Base

Allan E from Counce,Tn on 3/29/2012

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Very good. Stays put. Better than sand bag puts the gps in great view I bought two ,

Pros: Stays put , no more circles on windshield

Cons: Leaves a mark on dash from sticky

good product .works well

MichiganMike from Iron Mountain, MI on 1/22/2012

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Product works well on dash of vehicle. No slippage, can tilt/swivel good. So far, it is what I had expected and works good. Can move easily From vehicle go vehicle and moulds to each vehicle dash ok.

Pros: Easy to hook up to garmim. Transportable from each vehicle. Sturdy construction. Not a cheapie.

Cons: None so far...


cuznsteve from Oakland Gardens NY on 10/22/2011

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Just that it didnt stay stuck on .........contours nicely , almost perfect . needs stronger stickum.



Garmin Portable Friction Mount with Pliable Base

Johnny from Lafayette, LA on 5/28/2011

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After looking at various mounts I waited for this one to become available and am glad I did. It is used on a 2008 Volvo S60 and a Chevy Silverado. In spite of the multiple curves of theVolvo dash it works. In the truck it is even easier to position.



Fits Everywhere and No Slippage!

Dennis from Dayton, OH on 9/20/2009

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I had to pass on the "suction cup" holder Garmin supplied with my 265WT Nuvi. It was going to be too hard to transfer it between 2 different makes of cars. This was the replacement. It fits beautifully on either my "no-dash" Jeep Liberty or my Mazda6's dash. And, it's easy to remove and reposition between the cars. Plus, it doesn't take up a spot on my windshield, which I can't stand seeing in other cars that have the suction cup mount. So, it's a no-brainer purchase. But, it's a bit pricey, as is its cousin, the Garmin "bean bag" mount. Yet, it works! And, that's all that counts by me.




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Overview: The Garmin Portable Friction Mount (010-11280-00) is designed specifically for Garmin portable navigation devices as a portable alternative to windshield mounts. It has a non-skid silicone bottom and pliable base to keep the mount secure on your dashboard.

Ball Mount: The PFM has a hinged ball mount that fits the ball socket found on the cradle of your GPS navigation unit. Once mounted, you can tilt and swivel your GPS for best visibility.

Note: This unit will only work with Garmin units with the ball socket-type mounts.

Base: The non-skid base has a peel-off cover that should be removed before mounting. For best results, the dashboard should be cleaned and dried prior to installing the mount.

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Why did you buy this?

It was recommended by the advisor [ Jack  Jan 07, 2017 ]
Thought that it might be better than a beanbag mount. [ James  Jul 07, 2016 ]
Easy on and off for zumo 595LM . [ Arthur  Jun 09, 2016 ]

1 question already asked

irregular [ GEORGE  Nov 29, 2015 ]
The mount is six and one half inches long and four and a half inches wide. It is piable and conforms to a dashboard easily. It also has a sticky base which prevents any motion. I have used it in several different cars and recommend it over the bean bag mount that it replaced. [ JOHN  Jun 24, 2014 ]
my dash is also rounded but this mount works fine. also ur dash is much bigger than mine. This mount should work fine for you. [ Guest  Jun 24, 2014 ]

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