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#12712479 - 04/11/18 05:18 PM Lowrance
Flat Penny Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/19/04
Posts: 245
Loc: Rockwall
Any body have an opinion on Lowrance Hook 7" triple shot.
Going to upgrade my existing unit.
It has down scan, side scan, and GPS.
Just for crappie fishing.
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#12712757 - 04/11/18 08:50 PM Re: Lowrance [Re: Flat Penny]
Jason Gilstrap Offline
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Registered: 07/03/03
Posts: 3263
Loc: Tulsa, OK
its a good unit, but if you can afford a 7ti thats what I would go for.
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#12713268 - 04/12/18 09:22 AM Re: Lowrance [Re: Flat Penny]
Searsay Offline
Angler

Registered: 07/26/12
Posts: 282
Loc: Lewisville TX
I just sprung for the Elite TI7 over the Hook 7 triple shot - the touchscreen & ease of use was what finally decided me. The touchscreen makes using, adjusting, and doing whatever else you would like to do - a LOT easier/faster. You can do it just via the normal buttons, and the hook7 does a good job of that - but the touchscreen is a LOT move intuitive. When you add the networking options (for software updates & saving maps) - it was worth the extra money for me.


Edited by Searsay (04/12/18 09:31 AM)

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#12713457 - 04/12/18 11:11 AM Re: Lowrance [Re: Searsay]
tmd11111 Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/30/17
Posts: 963
Loc: San Angelo
Originally Posted By: Searsay
I just sprung for the Elite TI7 over the Hook 7 triple shot - the touchscreen & ease of use was what finally decided me. The touchscreen makes using, adjusting, and doing whatever else you would like to do - a LOT easier/faster. You can do it just via the normal buttons, and the hook7 does a good job of that - but the touchscreen is a LOT move intuitive. When you add the networking options (for software updates & saving maps) - it was worth the extra money for me.


^^^this^^^
And it's only like $200 more. Personally I think the price point between the hook2 and the Elite Ti's are too close. The Ti's off lots more for only a few dollars more.

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#12713860 - 04/12/18 03:40 PM Re: Lowrance [Re: Flat Penny]
wallyandre Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/18/15
Posts: 56
And there is $100 Cashback from Lowrance

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#12714663 - 04/13/18 07:45 AM Re: Lowrance [Re: Flat Penny]
Mister Sir Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/28/08
Posts: 1415
Loc: Flower Mound, Tx
Yeah but the ti is 699$ vs$399 better yes but if on a budget $200-$300 more is quite a step up.

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#12714956 - 04/13/18 10:28 AM Re: Lowrance [Re: Flat Penny]
Rob Jasper Lowrance Pro-Staff Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 10/06/05
Posts: 647
Loc: Arlington, TX
If your budget better fits the Hook2 series, it is a good unit and very nice for the money.
NOTE: Lowrance makes the HOOK2 7-Inch unit in a 7xTS model and a 7TS model. The 'X' indicates no lake mapping. You will have a blank screen to provide you GPS trails and Weigh-Points, but no mapping of the lake. If you don't need lake mapping the 7xTS is an awesome unit. For more info than you may want, the Hook TS models provide Downscan, Sidescan & Sonar. The Hook HDI models provide downscan & sonar (no side scan). Hope this helps.
Go for it, great units!
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#12715004 - 04/13/18 10:52 AM Re: Lowrance [Re: Flat Penny]
lenahorse Offline
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Registered: 10/11/12
Posts: 4084
Loc: Cash, Texas
Just hope my HDS 8's G1 keep on working as well as they do
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