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#10951577 - 07/01/15 02:30 PM Fish Finder Help
Bas-ii-tis Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 12/10/06
Posts: 707
Loc: W.Falls, TX
Im just needing opinions on this item for my Caddis 2000 float tube....


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#10951616 - 07/01/15 02:42 PM Re: Fish Finder Help [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Tdot Offline
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Registered: 02/01/13
Posts: 163
Loc: Abilene tx
Definitely get it I have one on my float. That's the dsi model and not the hdi right?

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#10951940 - 07/01/15 05:29 PM Re: Fish Finder Help [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Bas-ii-tis Offline
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Registered: 12/10/06
Posts: 707
Loc: W.Falls, TX
dsi......whats the difference in them ? how did you mount it to your tube? thanks for any advice
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#10952892 - 07/02/15 08:04 AM Re: Fish Finder Help [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Tdot Offline
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Registered: 02/01/13
Posts: 163
Loc: Abilene tx
Hdi is the the traditional sonar and dsi in one unit. Which you don't need on a float tube, a dsi unit will work just fine. Look at the float tube fanatics website I used their set up

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#10953512 - 07/02/15 01:13 PM Re: Fish Finder Help [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Wayne P. Online   content
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Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3437
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
A DSI unit is just Down Scan and that unit should have never been produced--marketing ignorance and why it is no longer made.
A regular sonar unit (2D) is a lot better.
The dual technology HDI version is a LOT better.
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#10953648 - 07/02/15 02:00 PM Re: Fish Finder Help [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Tdot Offline
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Registered: 02/01/13
Posts: 163
Loc: Abilene tx
I think for float tubing since you won't go far and your just looking for structure you will be fine with a dsi without having to break the bank. The HDI units don't come with the tranducer you need to do dsi and sonar you have to buy it separate. It will only come with the sonar transducer. If you think you will upgrade to maybe a bass raider or something or go to deeper water I would go with the hdi. I have the hdi and love it of course I'm always wanting to upgrade but I'm happy with it.

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#10953696 - 07/02/15 02:17 PM Re: Fish Finder Help [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Fishbonz Offline
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Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 3756
Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Originally Posted By: Bas-ii-tis
dsi......whats the difference in them ? how did you mount it to your tube? thanks for any advice
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#10953969 - 07/02/15 04:38 PM Re: Fish Finder Help [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Wayne P. Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3437
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
Originally Posted By: Bas-ii-tis
Im just needing opinions on this item for my Caddis 2000 float tube....





The current Elite 3X is 2D sonar only. $99.99 in the 2015 Bass Pro catalog.
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#11009003 - 07/30/15 12:02 AM Re: Fish Finder Help [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
SoCalTexan Offline
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Registered: 07/07/09
Posts: 49
Loc: Southern California
I use an Eagle monochrome fish finder that is mounted to my PVC pipe rod holder. It is powered with a sealed 12V rechargeable battery in a water proof box.

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