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Which mounting bracket?

I'm about to purchase either a Quest 2 or a 2720 to use on a GS 12adv. I'm confused with all the different brackets available (Touratech, Ram, Garmin) and which one to buy. I will be travelling to NW Africa and riding off road so require good damping to absorb the shocks from the rocks and would like to be able to lock the gps to prevent theft. Any ideas?
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Touratech/Ram Combo

I've got a Quest 2 and am mounting it to an R1150 Adventure. Rather than opting for the extra $$ for the special shock absorbing Touratech mount and then mounting that to the cross bar I am going with the locking Touratech mount on a RAM arm. This gives more options for mounting and also some shock absorption. I like the idea of the lock so that I don't have to worry as much when popping in to pay for gas although I'll have to replace the wingnut on the RAM arm with a regular bolt.

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I've got a Quest 2 and am mounting it to an R1150 Adventure. Rather than opting for the extra $$ for the special shock absorbing Touratech mount and then mounting that to the cross bar I am going with the locking Touratech mount on a RAM arm. This gives more options for mounting and also some shock absorption. I like the idea of the lock so that I don't have to worry as much when popping in to pay for gas although I'll have to replace the wingnut on the RAM arm with a regular bolt.

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Thanks for the info Ekke. I didn't realise the locking touratech mount will fit onto a ram mount - I'll look into that option.
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