Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Bama17, Breauxtard, jbartley, Crestlinerpt20, ems220
108658 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 89340
hopalong 78895
Pilothawk 76764
John175® 68533
JDavis7873® 67391
FattyMcButterpants 60904
Derek 🐝 60886
Tritonman 58179
LoneStarSon® 54674
SkeeterRonnie 53529
facebook
Forum Stats
108658 Members
61 Forums
830119 Topics
12063029 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#12709204 - 04/09/18 10:14 AM 2k to spend... which graph?
jbaker33 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/15/15
Posts: 112
I have 2k to spend on a depth finder. Which one would you get and why?

Top
#12709219 - 04/09/18 10:25 AM Re: 2k to spend... which graph? [Re: jbaker33]
DEFMP Offline
Angler

Registered: 10/18/13
Posts: 496
Loc: DFW
The one you're comfortable with. If you're a lowrance user, and don't want to re-learn another brand, then get a Lowrance HDS graph. Same if you're a HB, Garmin, etc. None are really better than the other, they all show the same thing. It's all about how much you know about your graph's images, and how to interpret them.

Top
#12709235 - 04/09/18 10:33 AM Re: 2k to spend... which graph? [Re: jbaker33]
COWBOYSFAN008 Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/22/13
Posts: 317
Loc: Killeen, TX
Anymore these days, they are pretty much the same. Like DEFMP says, get the one your comfortable using, user friendly. For me its Lowrance.
_________________________
"On the 8th day, God created the DALLAS COWBOYS"
" Now then, get your weapons-your quiver and bow-and go out to the open country to hunt some wild game for me" GEN 27:3
Real men love Jesus, don't wear scarves, pop their gum, or use an umbrella....IMO

<*\\\><
PHIL 4:13

Top
#12709264 - 04/09/18 10:50 AM Re: 2k to spend... which graph? [Re: jbaker33]
Bass'n Sk8'r Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/10/13
Posts: 83
Loc: Hurst, Tx
I think Bass Pro has Garmin 9" units on sale for $599.00 each. You could grab two at that price and have one at the bow and at the console.

Top
#12709271 - 04/09/18 10:55 AM Re: 2k to spend... which graph? [Re: jbaker33]
SAKS Online   happy
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/23/14
Posts: 1074
This ^^^^^. Unless your looking for a bigger graph.

Top
#12709505 - 04/09/18 01:15 PM Re: 2k to spend... which graph? [Re: jbaker33]
JoeFriday Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/23/13
Posts: 902
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
The only caveat is that if you have or plan to get a Ultrex, then the HB units can link to it and control the Ultrex. It's pretty nice to be anchored to a spot, get hung up, release the anchor, get unhung, and use the HB to go back to the exact spot where you were anchored.
_________________________
This space for rent

Top
#12709552 - 04/09/18 01:42 PM Re: 2k to spend... which graph? [Re: JoeFriday]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 5884
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Originally Posted By: JoeFriday
The only caveat is that if you have or plan to get a Ultrex, then the HB units can link to it and control the Ultrex. It's pretty nice to be anchored to a spot, get hung up, release the anchor, get unhung, and use the HB to go back to the exact spot where you were anchored.


You can do that without a bird.
_________________________
Eat. Sleep. Fish.

Top
#12709565 - 04/09/18 01:50 PM Re: 2k to spend... which graph? [Re: jbaker33]
GIG'EM AGGIES Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 3573
Loc: texas
Which ever you decide on go to BBG Marine website for the best price. No Taxes and free shipping. I got a 10" Bird for the console. Soon as I win the lottery I'm gonna get a 12" Solix for the console and move the 10" to the bow. Already got a Ultrex and if you win the lottery suggest you get one too.
_________________________
I am a Senager. (Senior teenager) I have everything that I wanted as a teenager, only 50 years later. I don’t have to go to school or work. I get an allowance every month. I don’t have a curfew I have a driver’s license,a car and I have a bass boat.

Duct tape won't fix stupid but it will muffle the sound, lol.
illegitimi non carborundum

Top
#12709590 - 04/09/18 02:06 PM Re: 2k to spend... which graph? [Re: SteezMacQueen]
JoeFriday Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/23/13
Posts: 902
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Originally Posted By: SteezMacQueen
Originally Posted By: JoeFriday
The only caveat is that if you have or plan to get a Ultrex, then the HB units can link to it and control the Ultrex. It's pretty nice to be anchored to a spot, get hung up, release the anchor, get unhung, and use the HB to go back to the exact spot where you were anchored.


You can do that without a bird.


I don't think I was clear. You can't do that using the map screen without a bird. I do think you have some functionality with the remote. You also need the bird and Lakemaster for follow the contour.
_________________________
This space for rent

Top
#12709599 - 04/09/18 02:16 PM Re: 2k to spend... which graph? [Re: jbaker33]
skeeterK Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/11/17
Posts: 359
Loc: Stagecoach, TX
To help you spend your money we need more info on your current setup and what you're looking to get out the new $2K graph.

Top
#12709608 - 04/09/18 02:23 PM Re: 2k to spend... which graph? [Re: jbaker33]
Jaret Latta Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 8101
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Humminbird 10" mega SI

Top
#12709718 - 04/09/18 03:55 PM Re: 2k to spend... which graph? [Re: Jaret Latta]
Fishinfellow Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 01/12/10
Posts: 3294
Loc: North Richland Hills, TX
Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
Humminbird 10" mega SI
_________________________
Thats my money fish

Kris Winhold

Top
#12709775 - 04/09/18 04:40 PM Re: 2k to spend... which graph? [Re: Fishinfellow]
Frank the Tank Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 02/27/13
Posts: 23335
Loc: Hideaway, TX
Originally Posted By: Fishinfellow
Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
Humminbird 10" mega SI

_________________________
sinner..... saved by grace I don't deserve

Top
#12709788 - 04/09/18 04:53 PM Re: 2k to spend... which graph? [Re: jbaker33]
crankn101 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 04/12/07
Posts: 4503
Loc: Longmont co.
Im not sure how good the Birds are now, but the Birds of 4 years ago are just above trash in my opinion.

Garmins are much easier to set up from one type of lake to another.

Top
#12709797 - 04/09/18 05:02 PM Re: 2k to spend... which graph? [Re: jbaker33]
Bobby Milam Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 3553
Loc: Arlington
Go look up images from Humminbird Helix 10 mega units if you are interested in Humminbird. That would be the type you would be looking at just under your price range in the Humminbird line. Not sure about the other brands. The price you see for the Humminbird will be everything that you need. I think some of the other brands you might have to buy some other accessories to go with the unit but not sure.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 1998-2018 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide