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#12301134 - 06/19/17 01:03 PM Side scan, sonar,down scan
Shadetree Offline
Angler

Registered: 09/01/05
Posts: 410
Loc: Port Neches Texas
Would like to purchase something that works but is fairly simple to use and not over $500.00 Also for locating fish where is best mounting location? bg
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#12301205 - 06/19/17 01:29 PM Re: Side scan, sonar,down scan [Re: Shadetree]
Rob Jasper Offline
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Registered: 10/06/05
Posts: 544
Loc: Arlington, TX
You can get a new unit with Down Scan, Sonar and Mapping for that price in the Lowrance Hook series. You will have to spend more to also obtain Side Scan. The Elite-7 w/Total Scan sells is slightly more with Side, Down, Sonar an Mapping.
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#12302168 - 06/20/17 06:08 AM Re: Side scan, sonar,down scan [Re: Shadetree]
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Registered: 11/26/02
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Loc: Yantis, TX
Get the biggest screen you can afford and mount it at the console. Downscan and side scan give their best image with a moving boat. You want 2D at the bow.
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#12302170 - 06/20/17 06:10 AM Re: Side scan, sonar,down scan [Re: Shadetree]
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https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/528825

Striker 7sv has what you are wanting. And soooo easy to use. For SideVu, I would only recommend mounting on the transom. Others have it on the trolling motor but you need to be moving for it to be effective.

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#12305518 - 06/21/17 08:31 PM Re: Side scan, sonar,down scan [Re: Shadetree]
Shadetree Offline
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Registered: 09/01/05
Posts: 410
Loc: Port Neches Texas
Thanks for the replies. I guess I'm leaning toward the Garmin. Do some of these have more than one transducer? Thanks. bg
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