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#12539975 - 12/15/17 08:46 PM Thanks...ref: GPS Question
bush hog Offline
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Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2575
Loc: Beckville, TX
Thanks for the help. I was able to go back out today and locate those structures. Few of the gps coordinates were spot on and the others I had to look around a little but they were close. I didn't have much time before dark but I did manage about 10 or so. It was catch and release Friday. I didn't download the snapshots but rather took a pic with my phone so they are a little fuzzy.



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#12539979 - 12/15/17 08:50 PM Re: Thanks...ref: GPS Question [Re: bush hog]
JIM SR. Offline
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Registered: 09/25/06
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Loc: NRH/Fork ! GET THE NET
nice job.. clap

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#12540034 - 12/15/17 09:28 PM Re: Thanks...ref: GPS Question [Re: bush hog]
Fishbonz Online   content
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Registered: 12/30/08
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Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Very nice thumbWhat kind of Electronics are you using?


Edited by Fishbonz (12/15/17 09:29 PM)

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#12540074 - 12/15/17 10:05 PM Re: Thanks...ref: GPS Question [Re: Fishbonz]
bush hog Offline
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Registered: 06/12/13
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Loc: Beckville, TX
Originally Posted By: Fishbonz
Very nice thumbWhat kind of Electronics are you using?

Lowrance HDS Gen 2 touch in the console and a Gen 2 (Sonar) on the bow.

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#12540292 - 12/16/17 08:32 AM Re: Thanks...ref: GPS Question [Re: bush hog]
serj5150 Offline
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thumbGood job sir!!
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#12540318 - 12/16/17 08:55 AM Re: Thanks...ref: GPS Question [Re: bush hog]
Fishbonz Online   content
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Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Originally Posted By: bush hog
Originally Posted By: Fishbonz
Very nice thumbWhat kind of Electronics are you using?

Lowrance HDS Gen 2 touch in the console and a Gen 2 (Sonar) on the bow.
WE BOTH HAVE THE SAME UNITS! It`s really Kool when you can put the Coords in @ home and go out and see if there`s anything sitting on them. Have you experimented with any other color palettes? Some of them really make the images stand out & others not so much.

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#12540366 - 12/16/17 09:55 AM Re: Thanks...ref: GPS Question [Re: bush hog]
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Registered: 11/26/02
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Loc: Yantis, TX
clap

I like it when a plan comes together. Even better with some thump!

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#12540474 - 12/16/17 12:40 PM Re: Thanks...ref: GPS Question [Re: Fishbonz]
bush hog Offline
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Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2575
Loc: Beckville, TX
Originally Posted By: Fishbonz
Originally Posted By: bush hog
Originally Posted By: Fishbonz
Very nice thumbWhat kind of Electronics are you using?

Lowrance HDS Gen 2 touch in the console and a Gen 2 (Sonar) on the bow.
WE BOTH HAVE THE SAME UNITS! It`s really Kool when you can put the Coords in @ home and go out and see if there`s anything sitting on them. Have you experimented with any other color palettes? Some of them really make the images stand out & others not so much.
I've changed up the SS/DI a time or two but I like the blue/white palette. I haven't messed with the 2D.

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#12540476 - 12/16/17 12:41 PM Re: Thanks...ref: GPS Question [Re: bush hog]
bush hog Offline
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Registered: 06/12/13
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Loc: Beckville, TX
Thanks guys....ya'll are some good coaches. coach

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#12542235 - 12/18/17 10:18 AM Re: Thanks...ref: GPS Question [Re: bush hog]
THarris22 Online   content
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Registered: 02/11/15
Posts: 185
Loc: HENDERSON,TX
Haven't had a chance to go lately to look. What conversion chart did you use?

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#12543007 - 12/18/17 09:37 PM Re: Thanks...ref: GPS Question [Re: THarris22]
Fishbonz Online   content
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Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Originally Posted By: THarris22
Haven't had a chance to go lately to look. What conversion chart did you use?
I don`t know who you were directing your question to but www.earthpoint.us is a good one.


Edited by Fishbonz (12/18/17 09:40 PM)

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#12543227 - 12/19/17 07:39 AM Re: Thanks...ref: GPS Question [Re: THarris22]
bush hog Offline
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Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2575
Loc: Beckville, TX
Originally Posted By: THarris22
Haven't had a chance to go lately to look. What conversion chart did you use?

It turned out to be operator error (figures). I was entering the waypoints wrong. The coordinates are in degree/decimal minutes but they have one more digit than the Lowrance format. Just drop the last digit when entering. They are already becoming very popular...even with the bass fishermen.

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