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#12021798 - 01/05/17 10:03 AM Humminbird Mega 12 chirp
brucevannguyen Offline
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Any of you guys know where I can get one of these units for better price Cabela has it for 2499. You guys have any good reviews on this unit I'm planning on purchasing one within the next month but would appreciate some feed back before I buy it. Thanks!!

Btw I'm still catching a butt load of whites on the lake guys. Some days all magnums. Some days a lot of potatoe chips but never a skunk. Hybrids been illusive this winter due to abnormal warmer weather.







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#12021807 - 01/05/17 10:09 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Bruce, call David. He's an expert on hummingbirds and super easy guy to talk to. He'll probably will match or beat the price.

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#12021879 - 01/05/17 10:40 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: SeaPro-Todd]
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Originally Posted By: SeaPro-Todd
Bruce, call David. He's an expert on hummingbirds and super easy guy to talk to. He'll probably will match or beat the price.

David @ 972-822-9285

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Yep, David is good, I buy my graphs from him.
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#12021912 - 01/05/17 11:01 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Thanks guys!! If all rumor's is correct the new humminbird helix mega should give up some impressive scans.
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#12021947 - 01/05/17 11:15 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Originally Posted By: brucevannguyen
Thanks guys!! If all rumor's is correct the new humminbird helix mega should give up some impressive scans.


Yes, I want to see good screen shots of schools of fish before I buy one, so try it out and report back. I know you will be on the fish.
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#12022053 - 01/05/17 12:03 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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They will be out around mid month. I will be getting mine from Dave woot

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#12022092 - 01/05/17 12:27 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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#12022112 - 01/05/17 12:35 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Holy carp stripershack. Those are some impressive pics of scans. The pics with the fish shadow is impressive.Thanks!!
Y'all seen the size of that transducer!!?? It's like a big brick mounted on the transom.


Edited by brucevannguyen (01/05/17 08:27 PM)
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#12022154 - 01/05/17 12:58 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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The big ? for me is it really worth the extra $800-$900 dollars for the 12".
Need to go stare and compare the difference between the 10 and 12.
For the difference I could get a dedicated gps/map and only run the other for sonar and upgrade my mapping chip and still have $ left over.
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#12022164 - 01/05/17 01:02 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: StriperShack]
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Originally Posted By: StriperShack
The big ? for me is it really worth the extra $800-$900 dollars for the 12".
Need to go stare and compare the difference between the 10 and 12.
For the difference I could get a dedicated gps/map and only run the other for sonar and upgrade my mapping chip and still have $ left over.


You got a pretty good point there stripershack. I was thinking the same. Don't see much diff in the 10 verses the 12. I'm pretty happy with the old 10" I have now. Very hard decision.


Edited by brucevannguyen (01/05/17 01:07 PM)
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#12022204 - 01/05/17 01:15 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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There is not as much difference going from the 10" to the 12" as there is going from the 8" inch to the 10"

With that said… There is still a huge difference between 10 inch and 12 inch…

If possible, go with the 12".
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#12022223 - 01/05/17 01:25 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Anyway I always wanted a big flat screen tv on my little tin can boat. Now I got my wish,but still $800 in my pocket is still a lot of money. Knowing me I'm probably end up getting the 12". My older 10" is probably use for mapping and 2D only.

Maybe one day we'll have a smart fish finder like smart phones. Tv,internet, and fish finder all in one. Heck throw in phone capabilities too.


Edited by brucevannguyen (01/05/17 01:32 PM)
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#12022512 - 01/05/17 03:47 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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#12023050 - 01/05/17 07:51 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Always go big Bruce. You can always downsize later.
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#12023064 - 01/05/17 08:00 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Bruce,
Check bbgmarine. Its where I got mine but I did not get the mega.
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#12023622 - 01/06/17 07:45 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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The only reason I have a 12" graph is because they don't make a 14".
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#12023921 - 01/06/17 09:56 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Unless your eyes improve with age, the biggest screen available is always the best route. When spending several thousand $$$$, the chances of replacement within 5 to 7 years is minimal.

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#12023958 - 01/06/17 10:13 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Anyway fish dots shows up a lot bigger on a bigger screen. We don't see that in comparison at the store on simulation mode. I've had friends complaint to me fish shows up on their screen as very tiny dots driving them nuts when they seees my screen shots and fish dots shows up a lot bigger. Some time they have a hard time distinguishing scool of fish.

Last thing any one need is fishing with some one else with a bigger screen and say dam!! I should of bought the bigger one. Your returns look a lot bigger


Edited by brucevannguyen (01/06/17 10:20 AM)
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#12023965 - 01/06/17 10:15 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: Txmedic033]
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Originally Posted By: Txmedic033
The only reason I have a 12" graph is because they don't make a 14".


cheers
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#12024065 - 01/06/17 11:08 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Bruce, I have the mega 10 on a boat like yours! My buds call it the bathtub. I live at cedar creek lake and would be glad to take you out and let you see it. In the turbid water here it is not as clear as they advertise. compared to the 1100 series ....the down scan is amazing. I agree with salsa that the 12 is gonna have a hard time getting much better than the broadband image that it has..Don't get me wrong, the Image is better. Chris Webb Guide service Has the helix 10. (brand new.....sore subject) My mega is marginally better than his. you aren't going to see any pocketknives in our waters. The best advice I can give you is to look at the images of the ships side by side that they use. To me that is the closest representation of what you will see. My 1198 looked a lot like the ship shown on the left and my MEGA looks a lot like the one shown on the right. I will be glad to help you in any way I can..(325)277-3540...Or call Chris Webb guide service

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#12024121 - 01/06/17 11:36 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Thanks Greg. I might take you up on that offer to take me out. Always wanted to visit cedar creek. I'll show you my rigs and tactics I use that will out fish a slabs in shallower water. Don't believe me we can fish side by side your boat my boat and see for your self. That rig will be deadly comes spring when them fish return to the lake from all the creeks and river. It is still working for me now for fish that still hang out in shallower water. I do prefer slabbing them when they don't move from underneath my boat though!!


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#12024130 - 01/06/17 11:40 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Here some more screen shots. The zoom feature is actually worth having now on the mega units

http://www.bbcboards.net/showthread.php?t=769737


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#12024988 - 01/06/17 06:03 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Forgive me but it's been a while since I asked. For around the same money, which benefits the most? The new Mega 10" or the older 12"?

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#12025020 - 01/06/17 06:23 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Originally Posted By: brucevannguyen
Holy carp stripershack. Those are some impressive pics of scans. The pics with the fish shadow is impressive.Thanks!!
Y'all seen the size of that transducer!!?? It's like a big brick mounted on the transom.


The MEGA SI transducer is 1" longer than the HDSI transducer----7" vs 6".
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#12025111 - 01/06/17 07:14 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: SweetRay]
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Originally Posted By: SweetRay
Bruce,
Check bbgmarine. Its where I got mine but I did not get the mega.


Also check out Universal Mania. Everyone is going to be selling this stuff for full MSRP for a while, so the deciding factor is, if you have a wad of cash laying around that you would like to donate to the State Comptroller or UPS. Sales tax on a Helix 12 Mega is over $200. Add shipping to that and you are kicking $250 in the butt. That will buy a pretty nice rod & reel.
Do a Google search on the Helix model you're thinking about and check out the on-line stores.

The choice between the Helix 10 & 12 can certainly raise your anxiety level. I just got a Helix 12 Chirp from Universal Mania that replaced a 999 I had on the bow. My setup now is the Helix on the bow and an1199 at the console. I'm wrestling on whether to replace the 1199 with a Helix 10 Mega. The usable screen size would be comparable with the 1199 which is fine for me. The almost $1000 difference between the 10 & the 12 puts the 12 completely out of consideration. I havn't seen an actual Mega screen, but the image quality on the Helix 12 Chirp is impressive to say the least. If I do replace something, it will be either the Helix 10 Mega or another Helix 12 Chirp.
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#12025226 - 01/06/17 08:19 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Thx Bob. Maybe I will wait for some posts from somebody with first hand experience and hope there are some 12" KVD models left if that's the way I decide to go.

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#12066501 - 01/29/17 10:15 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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OK last question guy's!! What's the differents between these models:

Humminbird Helix Chirp SI GPS KVD$1569

Humminbird Helix 12 Chirp SI GPS $1953

Humminbird Helix 12 Chirp GPS G2N $1701.32



I decided not to purchase the Mega Helix due to reasons!! and a savings of $1000 if I get just the regular Helix chirp 12.

Here's my reasons:

1st- Not all of my clients on the waiting list has the money to purchase a Mega. A lot still own the older discontinued models and smaller Helix. Most or all are still beginners.

2nd- I need to keep all the settings simple and pretty similar to the older 900 and 1100 series Humminbird. Many still own and operate those older series. The Helix no Mega settings is pretty darn close to the older models. I were able to go to Bass Pro and check out all the settings on the Helix 12 chirp.

3rd- I had the chance yesterday to play with the Mega 9 on my friend boat. I saw a problem that may be a problem for me and every one. Not sure yet since I've only got limited time to play with it on one trip. With the transducer bigger and longer it might get block by the engine on one side of the transducer if your motor is not supported by a jack plate which move the motor back a bit. Yesterday fishing trip left side scan was distorted by the interference of the engine and we could not scan the left side. We ended up looking for fish with full right side view only. I think the regular Helix 12 transducers is similar to my Humminbird 1100 series transducer so I think I've just save my self from installing a jack plate on my boat. Chime in your comment if you experience similar problem with your Mega please. This is what I experience with my first run in with the Mega so I don't really know if that is the problem or some thing else.

I think and prefer simple is better for me and for the beginners fisherman. Not that I don't like the Mega or the Solix. Just not now. Keeping it simple for me and my future clients. Anyway I don't think it matters what model or series they have or I have. If they have side scan I think they got a pretty good chance at finding fish. Just need to bring a magnifying glass LOL!!
Thanks for your inputs guys.


Edited by brucevannguyen (01/29/17 10:58 PM)
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#12067650 - 01/30/17 02:37 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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The Helix 12 chirp SI GPS KVD is only different than its non KVD model counterpart in that it has Red on it and KVD on it. It comes with some KVD lures. I do not know about the G2N.
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#12067870 - 01/30/17 04:29 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Bruce,
I wrestled about a Helix 10 Mega and decided against it for a couple of reasons. The 12 was removed from consideration because of cost. Keep in mind the transducer is an inch longer than the previous SI transducer. I would not even consider mounting a transducer and not using a shield from Transducer Shield & Saver, The one for the Mega TD is $171. There is something else that is needed, I can't remember what, that when added to the part and adding shipping, came to around $190. That's just for the mount. The problem with the image you saw on your friend's boat is a result of interference from the motor and not using a setback plate. That's not going to go away just by doing a transom mount. I would consider a Helix 12 CHIRP SI. The transducer is the same as the SI transducer for the 1100 series, so if you are getting good results with that, You'll like the image of the Helix 12 CHIRP. I'm moving closer to getting one to replace my 1199 so I'll have the same unit on the bow and the console. Personally, I would rather have the larger screen of the 12 even though the 10 is available with Mega. The 12 Mega is just completely out of the running for me. Check Universal Mania. They are still selling the Helix 12 CHIRP KVD version for $1569. No tax or shipping makes that a heck of a deal and no one is going to beat that. Even without Mega imaging, the image quality from the Helix CHIRP is impressive.
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#12067936 - 01/30/17 05:12 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Thanks again Bob!! Helix 12 KVD it is for me. I was sold when I visited bass pro yesterday and played with the display unit. Sales person said I can come back Wednesday to play with the Mega. He will have a brand spanking new Mega on display so we can play and compare. But I'm already sold on the Helix 12 KVD. I turn the bottom depth display option off on the side scan and was very impress with lots of grounds covered. Can't imagine what a Solix 15 would look like. It's just freakin awesome with all this new technology. I'm like a kid in a toy store.


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#12074184 - 02/03/17 01:09 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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just got one" excited to see what I can see ! gonna try to install tomorrow bannana2



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#12074347 - 02/03/17 07:29 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: Whiskey Bob]
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SWEET!! Honestly although I'm settling for just the regular Helix twelve right now but if I ever get another boat with a jack plate on. I'm gonna put a 15" Solix on it. Bigger is better. Once you go Big you will never want to go back small. Bring us back some reviews please!! I'm still waiting and anticipating to go play with my friend Mega once he fix all his boat issues.


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.......................................DON'T EVEN HAS TO BE PICS OF FISH....................................................................


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#12074365 - 02/03/17 07:39 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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#12074807 - 02/03/17 10:49 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Word on the street is that there can be a problem with the Mega units when running both si and di at same time.
They go really dark. Supposed to be a software update though that fixes it so just make sure before using your unit you have downloaded all the latest updates.
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#12075020 - 02/03/17 11:59 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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There is a work around for that issue till an update comes out

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#12075150 - 02/03/17 01:04 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Man with all the sold out unit on Universal Mania I would think a lot of the good and the bad problems reports about them units should be pouring in by now. So far problem I encounter is one side of side scan is extremely dark. Im guessing due to the longer length of the transducer that the motor is causing an intereference with one side of the side scan unless you've got a jack plate to move your motor out further.Some one on here suggested that I tilt the motor every time I start scanning for fish but I don't think so. At least not for me. It can get annoying after a while.


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#12075186 - 02/03/17 01:27 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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When in combo views with si, turn "off" si enhance sharpness, this will take care of the one side getting darker. The actually range of the mega imaging seems to be between 50-75. In perfect conditions 125' to each side maybe attainable but it is gonna vary from lake to lake and the lake conditions


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#12075202 - 02/03/17 01:37 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Thanks Diesel. Will try it next time when I get back on my friend boat with his mega unit. I'll let you know if that works.
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#12075732 - 02/03/17 06:49 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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I have the mega 9 si. The si enhance turned on will cause the di shot to take over the right side of the si screen when in combo views. In full screen si u can turn enhance to low med high with no problems.
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#12076550 - 02/04/17 11:01 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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Bruce

Universal Mania is down to $1555 on the Helix 12 Chirp SI with 61 of them in stock. Man, that's starting to look tempting as an upgrade to my 1199. Maybe it's time to sell. LOL
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#12076607 - 02/04/17 12:14 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: Bob Landry]
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Originally Posted By: Bob Landry
Bruce

Universal Mania is down to $1555 on the Helix 12 Chirp SI with 61 of them in stock. Man, that's starting to look tempting as an upgrade to my 1199. Maybe it's time to sell. LOL


Getting me one soons uncle Sam mail me my check. Out looking for fish right now. Enjoying the day with my son just looking for new structures getting ready for spring.




Here's the 1199 looking for fish right now







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#12081763 - 02/07/17 10:19 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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I have the HELIX 10 SI KVD on my boat and I love it so far. It is way easier to use than my Lowrance that's for sure.

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#12081784 - 02/07/17 10:26 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
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not the greatest picture, but the hybrids were thick this past weekend

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#12081793 - 02/07/17 10:28 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: ALLWATER FISHING]
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Loc: Houston,TX
Originally Posted By: ALLWATER FISHING
I have the HELIX 10 SI KVD on my boat and I love it so far. It is way easier to use than my Lowrance that's for sure.


Thanks!! Getting me a 12 for sure, but honestly if I had a jack plate on my tin can to accommodate the bigger transducer I would of go all the way with a Solix 15" BIG is really better when it comes to side scan.


Edited by brucevannguyen (02/07/17 10:29 AM)
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#12081806 - 02/07/17 10:33 AM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
brucevannguyen Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/13/09
Posts: 824
Loc: Houston,TX
not the greatest picture, but the hybrids were thick this past weekend

Thanks!! For sharing. Pics looks goood!!
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#12082029 - 02/07/17 12:30 PM Re: Humminbird Mega 12 chirp [Re: brucevannguyen]
ML56 Offline
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Registered: 04/27/16
Posts: 100
Loc: Brenham, Tx
Bruce, get a manual jack plate used, saw one a few days ago for 150.00, problem solved.
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