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#12597969 - 01/27/18 02:03 PM HDS 12 and a tungsten weight
joeycan24 Offline
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Registered: 05/08/08
Posts: 926
Loc: north texas
My HDS 12 recently met up with a pice of 1/2 oz tungsten. The screen was no match needless to say. Anyone have any knowledge about being able to repair it. I've removed the unit and have it inside to keep moisture from getting inside the head unit. It was working when turned off after the accident. Any help or guidance is appreciated. I called lowrance and they offered no assistance.

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#12597977 - 01/27/18 02:16 PM Re: HDS 12 and a tungsten weight [Re: joeycan24]
KC Injection Baits Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/30/13
Posts: 1707
Loc: Watauga,Texas
Go to Boris Marine Electronics 817-624-3932 Fort Worth

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#12597993 - 01/27/18 02:34 PM Re: HDS 12 and a tungsten weight [Re: joeycan24]
21xs Elite Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 02/23/12
Posts: 3612
No shock that Lowrance offered no help, that's common for them. I had it happen a couple years back and had to replace the unit, hope you get your situation handled better than I did. They just told me it couldn't be fixed and I needed to give them a credit card to buy another one.


Edited by 21xs Elite (01/27/18 02:35 PM)

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#12597999 - 01/27/18 02:40 PM Re: HDS 12 and a tungsten weight [Re: 21xs Elite]
joeycan24 Offline
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Registered: 05/08/08
Posts: 926
Loc: north texas
That's almost verbatim what they told me. And they didn't even offer a trade in discount or anything....

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#12598007 - 01/27/18 02:51 PM Re: HDS 12 and a tungsten weight [Re: joeycan24]
bigbass94 Online   content
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 4151
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
I think you're SOL. They probably have one of the worst customer services in the world. You're probably gonna have to replace the entire unit. That's what usually happens in this situation. Sorry about your unit. Hope you get it taken care of.
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#12598026 - 01/27/18 03:08 PM Re: HDS 12 and a tungsten weight [Re: joeycan24]
921 Phoenix Online   content
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Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 2796
I love the Lowrance units but this is the reason a lot of people are going to Humminbird Helix and I can't blame them. I think it has a great picture just have to teach myself to look at their 2D sonar.

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#12598031 - 01/27/18 03:12 PM Re: HDS 12 and a tungsten weight [Re: joeycan24]
Troyz Online   content
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Registered: 12/09/06
Posts: 2080
Loc: Cedar Creek Lake
Does Humminbird repair any of their units? Just curious...

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#12598047 - 01/27/18 03:28 PM Re: HDS 12 and a tungsten weight [Re: joeycan24]
ssmith Online   content
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Registered: 11/22/07
Posts: 3135
Loc: scotland tx
hummingbird will repair most of their units lowrance is replace its amazing since they don't repair units someone hasn't figured out how to repair them.

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#12598073 - 01/27/18 03:54 PM Re: HDS 12 and a tungsten weight [Re: 921 Phoenix]
21xs Elite Online   content
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Registered: 02/23/12
Posts: 3612
Originally Posted By: 921 Phoenix
I love the Lowrance units but this is the reason a lot of people are going to Humminbird Helix and I can't blame them. I think it has a great picture just have to teach myself to look at their 2D sonar.

I did this but went to the Solix units. The Mega imaging is by far better than my HDS 12's, glad I made the switch.

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#12598101 - 01/27/18 04:40 PM Re: HDS 12 and a tungsten weight [Re: joeycan24]
KnotEnuff Offline
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Registered: 08/09/03
Posts: 447
Loc: Burleson,tx,usa
Insurance should help with that.
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#12598113 - 01/27/18 04:47 PM Re: HDS 12 and a tungsten weight [Re: joeycan24]
Rick Collis Online   content
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Posts: 504
Loc: Lake Fork, Texas
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#12598285 - 01/27/18 07:07 PM Re: HDS 12 and a tungsten weight [Re: joeycan24]
the skipper Online   content
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Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 3379
Loc: nederland, TX
Check out Russel marine products. They have tempered glass screen protectors for most of the newer units.

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#12598303 - 01/27/18 07:20 PM Re: HDS 12 and a tungsten weight [Re: Rick Collis]
B.Hollingshead Online   content
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Registered: 03/11/09
Posts: 1974
Loc: ft.worth
Originally Posted By: Rick Collis
They don't repair cracked screens
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#12598324 - 01/27/18 07:35 PM Re: HDS 12 and a tungsten weight [Re: joeycan24]
JBranham Online   content
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Registered: 11/08/14
Posts: 317
Loc: Katy, TX
Anyone have any experience wit these?

http://cndty.zxjfp.servertrust.com/category-s/585.htm

HDS 9 Tempered Glass Screen Protector
The Russell Marine Products Tempered Glass Screen Protectors are the latest in state-of-the-art marine screen protection technology. Highly durable and scratch and chip resistant, this strong 9H (hardness level) protector will guarantee your MultiFunction Display the best protection against drops, bumps, scratches, lures, and normal wear and tear. Our Oleophobic coating is Anti-fingerprint and anti-oil smudging due to the oil resistant coating that is applied during manufactureing also making it anti-scratch. All the protection without any bulk - RMP Tempered glass screen protectors are a mere .30mm thin making them ultra-light weight to allow for a 'delicate touch' style screen protector that will not to interfere with the sensitivity of your touchscreen. These work with both touch and non touch units.


Edited by JBranham (01/27/18 07:36 PM)

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#12598330 - 01/27/18 07:40 PM Re: HDS 12 and a tungsten weight [Re: joeycan24]
the skipper Online   content
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Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 3379
Loc: nederland, TX
They just came out.

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