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#11253693 - 11/30/15 08:53 AM 6th Sense vs HDS-9 Touch = Bad outcome for all involved
Jkrez Offline
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Registered: 01/19/14
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Loc: Kingwood, TX
[img]http://texasfishingforum.com/forums/pics...623641672191776[/img]

Does anyone know where I can send this to be fixed? The unit will power up and will work, but the touch screen won't recognize any touches, so it's pretty much useless. Lowrance won't touch it...they'll only replace it at my expense.

I prefer somewhere in/around the Houston area.

Thank you


Edited by Jkrez (11/30/15 08:54 AM)

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#11253703 - 11/30/15 08:57 AM Re: 6th Sense vs HDS-9 Touch = Bad outcome for all involved [Re: Jkrez]
txmark1959 Offline
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Ouch!
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#11253743 - 11/30/15 09:10 AM Re: 6th Sense vs HDS-9 Touch = Bad outcome for all involved [Re: Jkrez]
Karl Dietz Offline
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Registered: 07/07/13
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Loc: Weatherford, Texas
Try contacting Justin Russell with a PM to:

Russell Marine Products

He's in Kansas and might make repairs like you need!
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#11253770 - 11/30/15 09:21 AM Re: 6th Sense vs HDS-9 Touch = Bad outcome for all involved [Re: Jkrez]
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This company may can fix it:

http://www.cionatech.com/#intro
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#11253807 - 11/30/15 09:35 AM Re: 6th Sense vs HDS-9 Touch = Bad outcome for all involved [Re: Jkrez]
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Why would Lowrance not service their own product?
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#11253857 - 11/30/15 10:01 AM Re: 6th Sense vs HDS-9 Touch = Bad outcome for all involved [Re: Jkrez]
Karl Dietz Offline
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Good question! They offer to sell you another unit that is highly discounted!
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#11253870 - 11/30/15 10:06 AM Re: 6th Sense vs HDS-9 Touch = Bad outcome for all involved [Re: Jkrez]
Jkrez Offline
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They'll swap out my broken one for a refurbed one for $725.00, but they won't fix my current one. Granted that's a lot cheaper than a new one, but it's still more than I can pay.

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#11253913 - 11/30/15 10:27 AM Re: 6th Sense vs HDS-9 Touch = Bad outcome for all involved [Re: Jkrez]
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And thats why we use Humminbirds
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#11253918 - 11/30/15 10:28 AM Re: 6th Sense vs HDS-9 Touch = Bad outcome for all involved [Re: Jkrez]
Jkrez Offline
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Registered: 01/19/14
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Loc: Kingwood, TX
Humminbird will fix a touch screen that I broke for less than $725?


Edited by Jkrez (11/30/15 10:29 AM)

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#11253926 - 11/30/15 10:32 AM Re: 6th Sense vs HDS-9 Touch = Bad outcome for all involved [Re: bbassfishes]
patriot07 Online   content
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Originally Posted By: bbassfishes
Why would Lowrance not service their own product?
They're providing a new one at less cost than it would be for them to repair his product. Isn't a new unit for $725 better than them offering him a screen replacement for $1000?
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#11253929 - 11/30/15 10:32 AM Re: 6th Sense vs HDS-9 Touch = Bad outcome for all involved [Re: Champion1]
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Originally Posted By: Champion1
And thats why we use Humminbirds
Are they crankbait-resistant? roflmao
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#11253938 - 11/30/15 10:34 AM Re: 6th Sense vs HDS-9 Touch = Bad outcome for all involved [Re: Jkrez]
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Try one of the cell phone/tablet repair places that deal with cracked screens. You never know!
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#11254107 - 11/30/15 11:35 AM Re: 6th Sense vs HDS-9 Touch = Bad outcome for all involved [Re: Jkrez]
Garvin Offline
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Registered: 11/11/14
Posts: 342
Loc: Texas
That screen must have a VERY realistic picture of the water column for you to want to throw a crankbait into it!bolt

Just kidding. I know that's gotta suck.
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#11254155 - 11/30/15 11:56 AM Re: 6th Sense vs HDS-9 Touch = Bad outcome for all involved [Re: Jkrez]
lipjerk Online   content
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Registered: 03/04/09
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Loc: Lantana,Tx
I did the exact same thing about a year but with 10XD, Lowrance 7 hdi it was about an hour old. Called Lowrance, nothing they can do, only found one guy on ebay that would mess with it. I replaced the glass myself, lights come on, but no display. Makes a great paperweight.

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#11254191 - 11/30/15 12:07 PM Re: 6th Sense vs HDS-9 Touch = Bad outcome for all involved [Re: Jkrez]
David Welcher Online   content
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Registered: 06/02/10
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Loc: Weatherford
I have never owned anything but a Lowrance and their service does suck! I think I'm done with them.

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