Sun shade/visor

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Sun shade/visor

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Hi, does anybody use one of those clip on/universal sun shades for your zumo?
Just wondered if the cheapy chinese ones are any good and actually stay on.
I've got the 346, but have only found a universal one for a 4.3" unit

Any links or pics of what you use greatly appreciated

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I made one from scrap leather bought at a Menonite leather shop for $1. After cutting it out, I sewed loop half of Velcro the the bottom, and attached sticky-back hook part to the unit top and sides. I may need to revisit the hook attachment as the stivky was reused and not holding well. Considering VHB tape. The visor works great!
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Sounds good, and if it works, brilliant!
I would think by now Garmin would have made a specific one for the 346/396.
I'm not as handy with things like that so like to just clip on and go.
Thanks for the reply
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I purchased a universal one from eBay. Absolute waste of time, depending on the sun direction only partially shades the screen.
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I looked at one yesterday for around £8. Didn't look that good I must say
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save your money it's not worth it if its washed out head the other direction and call it an adventure
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Here are a few shots of the one I made for mine. I first made it to replace the one on my 2730 that was just flat worn out after ~ 12 years. Sorry for the poor cell phone photos - it usually does pretty well.
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