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#11939746 - 11/17/16 11:05 PM Question on depth finder
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Registered: 11/15/16
Posts: 35
Loc: Decatur, TX
Just bought me a boat after being without for several years, seems the electronics have changed alot since I was fishing so whats a good middle of the road for the front of the boat?

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#11939750 - 11/17/16 11:07 PM Re: Question on depth finder [Re: pdawg]
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Registered: 05/16/14
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Loc: Corinth,tx
Lowrance and humminbird both have good mid units for decent prices
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#11939832 - 11/18/16 06:07 AM Re: Question on depth finder [Re: pdawg]
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Garmin Striker 5cv, $300. ClearVu (down view), standard sonar, GPS for way points and tracking, (no maps) and the easiest unit to navigate through the menus.

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#11939856 - 11/18/16 06:34 AM Re: Question on depth finder [Re: ring fry]
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Registered: 09/11/09
Posts: 161
Loc: Lake Possum Kingdom
Originally Posted By: ring fry
Garmin Striker 5cv, $300. ClearVu (down view), standard sonar, GPS for way points and tracking, (no maps) and the easiest unit to navigate through the menus.

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I agree 100; I was surprised with the Garmin, super easy at a great price. I'm glad I upgraded.


Edited by bjankowski (11/18/16 06:35 AM)
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#11939945 - 11/18/16 07:44 AM Re: Question on depth finder [Re: pdawg]
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Posts: 930
Loc: Cedar City, Utah
I agree with RingFry. If you can step up to the 7" model you will be even more happier!! EASY to use, bright and clear!!
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#11940069 - 11/18/16 08:42 AM Re: Question on depth finder [Re: pdawg]
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Registered: 11/15/16
Posts: 35
Loc: Decatur, TX
Thank You all for the feedback

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#11943852 - 11/20/16 08:32 PM Re: Question on depth finder [Re: pdawg]
M. Massoletti Offline
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Registered: 02/03/09
Posts: 636
Loc: Gilmer, Tx.
Might wait a few days. Tackle Warehouse should be starting there black Friday sale day after thanksgiving. Last year it was 20% off with no tax or shipping so you might be able to upgrade a little bit over what your looking at right now.

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#11944182 - 11/21/16 06:25 AM Re: Question on depth finder [Re: pdawg]
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Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 1014
Loc: texas
BPS will have a huge black Friday sale and I highly recommend a Lowrance Elite 7ti. Best unit I have ever owned and has GPS, downscan/sidescan with a color touchscreen. I added a Navionics Platinum Hotmap chip ( you should make sure whatever unit you buy has a slot in case you decide to add Navionics or Lakemaster) and I can plan what area of any lake I plan to fish right in my garage including waypoints. Awesome machine and easy to operate.

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#11944222 - 11/21/16 07:11 AM Re: Question on depth finder [Re: pdawg]
Bobby Milam Offline
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Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 2106
Loc: Arlington
Look at universalmania.com hard to beat their prices

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