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#11496305 - 03/23/16 02:41 PM Anybody have an old fishfinder?
Cowboytex Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/08/14
Posts: 579
Loc: Bullard, TX
Hey guys. Just a shot, but does anyone have an old cheap fishfinder that they've upgraded from? (piranha, eagle, ect.?) I'm wanting to put one on my trolling motor to help me stay on brush better. If it has a trolling motor mount that would be even better! but not required. Not looking to spend much money here just a simple 2d even black and white would be sufficient, I would think. Anyways, if anyone has anything please let me know with a price. I'm located just outside of Bullard, but work in Henderson, and travel all around E. TX.

Also, has anyone mounted a transducer to an i-pilot, and if so did you just have to be careful and watch for the cord wrapping around the shaft? Thanks!
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#11497135 - 03/23/16 08:13 PM Re: Anybody have an old fishfinder? [Re: Cowboytex]
184Champion Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/24/15
Posts: 77
Loc: Arlington TX
The Hummingbird rep showed me a pic of a side imaging transducer mounted on one and the mounted it to the TM foot as usual but put a spring on the top above the clamp that controls the depth of the TM and then the lead for the transducer was attached to one end of it to allow for the steering. As long as you are not fishing in heavy brush that could get hung up in there I believe it would be OK. Thinking about trying it with a Helix 7 SI on mine

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#11497320 - 03/23/16 09:25 PM Re: Anybody have an old fishfinder? [Re: Cowboytex]
wc.hunter27 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/22/12
Posts: 14
I have an older Humminbird I'd trade you for some jigs or something.

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#11497886 - 03/24/16 08:20 AM Re: Anybody have an old fishfinder? [Re: Cowboytex]
tpvegas2213 Offline
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Registered: 11/28/15
Posts: 88
Where are you located

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#11498061 - 03/24/16 09:10 AM Re: Anybody have an old fishfinder? [Re: Cowboytex]
CrappieTX Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 11/22/07
Posts: 609
Loc: Frisco, TX.
I have a Lowrance Elite 4x HDI that I would sell or trade
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#11498095 - 03/24/16 09:21 AM Re: Anybody have an old fishfinder? [Re: Cowboytex]
sandegr Offline
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Registered: 04/21/02
Posts: 973
Loc: Fort Worth, TX, USA
I think I have a couple at the house collecting dust I'll give you.
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#11498155 - 03/24/16 09:45 AM Re: Anybody have an old fishfinder? [Re: Cowboytex]
Cowboytex Offline
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Registered: 03/08/14
Posts: 579
Loc: Bullard, TX
Oh wow, thanks guys! Can ya'll send me pics and prices either on here or text me @ 903-980-0098? I don't really have much to trade besides maybe some hand tied jigs but I'm a little limited on colors right now.
I'm located just outside of Bullard, south of Tyler.
Sandegr, that would be awesome! Could you send me pics, and could I pay you to ship?

Thanks again guys, I really appreciate it!
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#11498566 - 03/24/16 12:20 PM Re: Anybody have an old fishfinder? [Re: Cowboytex]
Stump jumper Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 04/19/04
Posts: 6983
Loc: Rockwall
I have 2 Eagle 320 head units. I would give you one. Tranducer were about $45 last time I checked. I do have a transducer I took off my transom because it quit receiving a signal. Not sure what happened to it. It had been on the boat for only about a year. I can feel it ticking. You can have it too.

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#11498923 - 03/24/16 02:42 PM Re: Anybody have an old fishfinder? [Re: Cowboytex]
Gmann Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/09/04
Posts: 683
Loc: Allen, TX
I have a Humminbird 525 with a trolling motor transducer, worked well for me for the same purpose you are wanting for 3 years now. I'd take $125 shipped to you.

Then of course if Russ is giving you one for free. . . just let me know.

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#11499497 - 03/24/16 08:17 PM Re: Anybody have an old fishfinder? [Re: Cowboytex]
tpvegas2213 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/28/15
Posts: 88
I am in Tyler and I have 2 I took off my boat you can have I have trolling motor bracket to


Edited by tpvegas2213 (03/24/16 08:18 PM)

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#11499649 - 03/24/16 09:20 PM Re: Anybody have an old fishfinder? [Re: Cowboytex]
Cowboytex Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/08/14
Posts: 579
Loc: Bullard, TX
Wow guys I really appreciate it! Tpvegas I will definately take you up on that! Just let me know when I can meet up with you
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#11499717 - 03/24/16 09:45 PM Re: Anybody have an old fishfinder? [Re: Cowboytex]
tpvegas2213 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/28/15
Posts: 88
This weekend should be fine

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#11499861 - 03/24/16 10:28 PM Re: Anybody have an old fishfinder? [Re: Cowboytex]
Cowboytex Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/08/14
Posts: 579
Loc: Bullard, TX
Ok cool. Are you fishing in the creekside tourney Saturday? I'll be there, if not PM me your phone number or text me to my number above and I'll catch up with you. Thanks again man
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#11500658 - 03/25/16 10:47 AM Re: Anybody have an old fishfinder? [Re: Cowboytex]
jiggin el Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/25/12
Posts: 2840
Loc: Cedar Hiil,Tx
Just another post on How great this forum is..... clap
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#11500805 - 03/25/16 12:19 PM Re: Anybody have an old fishfinder? [Re: jiggin el]
Cowboytex Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/08/14
Posts: 579
Loc: Bullard, TX
No doubt!
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