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Topic # 196026 16-May-2016 16:49
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I'm looking for a quality suction mount phone cradle.  I've tried a few cheapies. 

 

They all hold the phone, but I haven't yet found one that attaches to the (Pajero) windscreen well. 

 

(Yes, I've tried cleaning the windscreen with  alcohol first).





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  Reply # 1553643 16-May-2016 17:06
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I use Exogear on my dash. The dash is textured and it stays put. Can't see why it won't stick to glass. Waiting for the ExoMount 3 Qi.





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  Reply # 1553644 16-May-2016 17:08
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Do you have a CD player in the vehicle.

 

This could be worth a look I am looking at buying one for my car as well, hell of a lot better than stuck to the windscreen.

 

 

 

http://radmo.co/





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  Reply # 1553692 16-May-2016 19:44
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An Uber I rode in had his stuck to his car radio screen (Pretty sure it was a touchscreen)


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  Reply # 1553724 16-May-2016 21:27
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MikeAqua:

 

I'm looking for a quality suction mount phone cradle.  I've tried a few cheapies. 

 

They all hold the phone, but I haven't yet found one that attaches to the (Pajero) windscreen well. 

 

(Yes, I've tried cleaning the windscreen with  alcohol first).

 

 

Did you wet the back of it before sticking it on? 

 

I've had a few and haven't had problems with them falling off.  


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  Reply # 1553739 16-May-2016 21:49
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Ive had a suction cup on the screen of the car for ages - was just a cheapie mount that I use to hold the dash cam since the supplied mount broke on it.





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  Reply # 1553746 16-May-2016 22:02
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I got a 3sixt phone cradle from PB for about $10 in a recent special. Hold my iPhone 6 easily and actually resists pulling the phone without releasing the clamp first! Sucker has a 1/4 screw-in tighten and will NOT come loose from the screen.

Highly recommended 👍



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  Reply # 1553913 17-May-2016 08:49
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I haven't been wetting the suction cup, but I will try that on the next one.

 

I think the Pajero screen is part of the problem in some way [Edit: Or maybe it's the diesel vibration].  The cradle I used to have (dropped it) held on to the Primera windscreen well and lots of cars I rented.

 

ArcticSilver:

 

Did you wet the back of it before sticking it on? 

 

I've had a few and haven't had problems with them falling off.  

 





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  Reply # 1554698 18-May-2016 11:12
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Had once a cradle with the long aluminum flexi "arm". Suction was good, but that long arm caused vibration of the smartphone.

 

To avoid vibration:

 

- attached flexible plastic petal to the bottom of that cradle with the couple of small screws and

 

- attached self-adhesive velcro to that petal and mating part to the dash.

 

Worked well for years.

 

With another two cheap suction mounts had bad experience - plastic melted during summer and suction cap stopped working.

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1554700 18-May-2016 11:14
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I dont like the phone that high up so got goosenecks that go under a seat bolt to hold it much lower. That way its not blocking what little view I get out of the window. Or let people in the car behind me see what I have on the screen.





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  Reply # 1556258 20-May-2016 13:31
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I will avoid any suction mount type as they block the view.

 

If you have CD player in your car, try the CD slot mount. They are much better.

 

This one is $8 USD and made of metal, not plastic.

 

http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Free-Shipping-New-Design-CD-Slot-Mount-Universal-CD-Slot-Smartphone-Car-Mount-Holder/32214388616.html?ws_ab_test=searchweb201556_0,searchweb201602_5_10017_10021_507_10022_10020_10009_10008_10018_10019_101,searchweb201603_1&btsid=e635b9bc-c1e1-4984-bab2-dfb335c8918f




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  Reply # 1567920 8-Jun-2016 13:42
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Found decent suction cup holder with a goose neck.  The suction cup is sticky, which seems to help.  Still falls off occasionally but this seems to be related to a drop in the outside temperature ..





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  Reply # 1567921 8-Jun-2016 13:58
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iDear:

 

I will avoid any suction mount type as they block the view.

 

If you have CD player in your car, try the CD slot mount. They are much better.

 

This one is $8 USD and made of metal, not plastic.

 

http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Free-Shipping-New-Design-CD-Slot-Mount-Universal-CD-Slot-Smartphone-Car-Mount-Holder/32214388616.html?ws_ab_test=searchweb201556_0,searchweb201602_5_10017_10021_507_10022_10020_10009_10008_10018_10019_101,searchweb201603_1&btsid=e635b9bc-c1e1-4984-bab2-dfb335c8918f

 

 

 

 

One of these just arrived on my door step today believe it or not. Works an absolute treat much better than a suction cup to the wind screen and better viewing as well.

 

 

 

I would recommend one of these no problems at all.





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