Personal Dash Cams

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Mr. Smith's Comment
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I looked it up and found several “5 Best Cameras”...

But I’m not sure I trust all those reports...

So... I’ve been lucky... but I think it’s time to get a camera just in case one of these 4 wheelers catches me on a bad day.

Any suggestions for a good dash cam. I run mostly nights and in traffic.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Superlejera's Comment
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I have Rand McNally DashCam 300 for 2 years now .the cost is 180 I really like it

JD's Comment
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Go-pro black very good camera plus it can do many other things go under water, in my race car, even takes good still photos.

It's very tough also

JD

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Go-pro black very good camera

Unfortunately a Gopro doesn't have a continuous recording loop where it will record indefinitely and automatically overwrite the oldest footage with the newest footage once the storage is full. This is a critical function for dash cams. Not only can they record continuously but they can save any clip at the push of a button.

Gopro's are awesome though. I even have the Gopro Fusion 360 camera. It's astounding.

Cwc's Comment
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Go-pro black very good camera

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Unfortunately a Gopro doesn't have a continuous recording loop where it will record indefinitely and automatically overwrite the oldest footage with the newest footage once the storage is full. This is a critical function for dash cams. Not only can they record continuously but they can save any clip at the push of a button.

Gopro's are awesome though. I even have the Gopro Fusion 360 camera. It's astounding.

Brett the Hero 5 And 6 Black will do continuous looping in intervals of 5 20 60 and 120mins. Several other models will also but these are off the top of my head.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Brett the Hero 5 And 6 Black will do continuous looping in intervals of 5 20 60 and 120mins. Several other models will also but these are off the top of my head.

Wow, I've had the Hero 4 Black for years and I had no idea it could do that. I must have gone through 5,000 tutorials and used it countless times over the years and somehow never knew that feature existed. I've never even noticed a setting for it.

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Kyle B.'s Comment
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Get a cobra hd drive. Sure it’s pricey but it has loop,park mode and there is a app that can provide location so long you have the jd drive player on your pc(not good for editing sadly)

JD's Comment
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Go-pro black very good camera

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Unfortunately a Gopro doesn't have a continuous recording loop where it will record indefinitely and automatically overwrite the oldest footage with the newest footage once the storage is full. This is a critical function for dash cams. Not only can they record continuously but they can save any clip at the push of a button.

Gopro's are awesome though. I even have the Gopro Fusion 360 camera. It's astounding.

I hook mine up to my laptop it has a 2 terabyte hard drive if nothing important happens by the end of the day I just erase it

JD

Mr. Smith's Comment
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Thanks you guys. I’m reading all the reviews and stuff too I’ll let you know what I get.

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