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Cell Phone Mount Reviews

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I have searched and read for about two days but they are all outdated. Looking for reviews for cell phone mounts for dual sporting( Not Street) I am reading that newer cell phones have a major issue with vibration damaging cameras and phone in general. The only mount that addresses the issue is the Quadlock. I am looking for review or experiences with the Quadlock but I am also looking at the Scosche Terra. Also any other positive feedback on others
 
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Mosko moto makes a cell phone case that attaches to their tank bag and should reduce the amount of vibrations sent to the phone. I’ll take a photo of it.

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IF I decide to mount my phone on the bars I use the Hondo Garage mount. They also have an anti-vibration gizmo that works pretty well.
I prefer my Voyager Pro with my phone in the clear top of my tank bag instead. I can link any device I have through the Voyager Pro.
If you want pics I can accommodate.
 
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IF I decide to mount my phone on the bars I use the Hondo Garage mount. They also have an anti-vibration gizmo that works pretty well.
I prefer my Voyager Pro with my phone in the clear top of my tank bag instead. I can link any device I have through the Voyager Pro.
If you want pics I can accommodate.
I will google it, Thanks
 
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Mosko moto makes a cell phone case that attaches to their tank bag and should reduce the amount of vibrations sent to the phone. I’ll take a photo of it.

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I have a Wolfman tank bag and this is exactly the way I had been carrying the phone but now I want to use the phone as my GPS and want it on my bar for better visual while riding. I honestly don't know if I put it on my bars would make a difference, LoL. I never looked at the GPS while in motion anyway.
 
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I have a Wolfman tank bag and this is exactly the way I had been carrying the phone but now I want to use the phone as my GPS and want it on my bar for better visual while riding. I honestly don't know if I put it on my bars would make a difference, LoL. I never looked at the GPS while in motion anyway.
You can see my phone mount on the bars in those photos as well. It is definitely more convenient to have it mounted on the bars. But the phone does get subjected to more vibrations. It's a trade off. I use the bar mount on smooth roads, the tank bag thing on rougher roads.
 
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I tried putting my phone in the BMW "tank" bag but it tried to escape out the bottom opening. duh!:doh:
won't be trying that again.
 

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I just purchased the large Tusk tank bag. The only reason was that I couldn't find another bag of the size I wanted that had a clear plastic top so I can see my phone map etc. Plus it was $90. On the 790 Ive got a mount for the Zumo XT and the Voyager Pro and then the Hondo on the bars for the phone if I want to. I typically don't use the phone for navigation, but like quick access so I can snap off some pics or a text.
 

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My experience is that phones have become more fragile - perhaps as the cameras became better the mechanism became smaller and more delicate? I've killed the auto-focus on two phone cameras in the last 2 years, after probably 6 years of use before that without any issues. So: now I use one of these compromised phones as my bike device. It's waterproof, and now that the camera is toast, mostly shockproof, too.
 
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I just purchased the large Tusk tank bag. The only reason was that I couldn't find another bag of the size I wanted that had a clear plastic top so I can see my phone map etc. Plus it was $90. On the 790 Ive got a mount for the Zumo XT and the Voyager Pro and then the Hondo on the bars for the phone if I want to. I typically don't use the phone for navigation, but like quick access so I can snap off some pics or a text.

I used my phone in a map case like that and it was prone to overheating.


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I've used Slip Grip mounts with a number of phones. I used them attached to Ram Mount arms and the SW Motech GPS mount for my Versys. They have worked well and are fairly cheap, but are also made to fit a specific phone/case combo.

I recently switched the mount on my Versys to Hondo's Juiced Squeeze to take advantage of wireless charging, and it's working well. I did have my phone fall out, but it was due to me not tightening the clamp back up after removing the phone at a gas stop. Had the same thing happen once with the Slip Grip when I didn't have the pone seated all the way into the mount.

I've moved the Slip Grip over to the 450L for now, but may replace it with a Juiced Squeeze when I add a way to charge the phone.
 
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