texasfishingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
steven5907, Ruark, BaldEagle1988, tuckwat, will_outdoors
109306 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
TexDawg 90,134
hopalong 78,912
Pilothawk 77,554
John175® 69,873
JDavis7873® 67,393
Derek 🐝 61,694
Tritonman 58,401
Mark Perry 54,848
LoneStarSon® 54,824
facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums60
Topics777,563
Posts13,005,822
Members109,306
Most Online36,273
Jan 23rd, 2013
Print Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
question on fish finders #12631864
02/16/18 11:10 PM
02/16/18 11:10 PM
Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 185
Texas
M
Madatu Offline OP
Outdoorsman
Madatu  Offline OP
Outdoorsman
M

Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 185
Texas
can i get input on garmin echomap chirp 74s thinking this or an lowrance hook2 7

https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/576401


Mike Warren
Re: question on fish finders [Re: Madatu] #12631873
02/16/18 11:19 PM
02/16/18 11:19 PM
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 993
Waco, TX
J
javelin150 Offline
Pro Angler
javelin150  Offline
Pro Angler
J

Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 993
Waco, TX
It will be similar to the Lowrance. The 74cv will have coastal maps loaded so you will have to buy a Garmin Lakevu mapping card to get lake maps.

The Lowrance will have lake maps already loaded and can take a Navionics or cmap card

Re: question on fish finders [Re: Madatu] #12631879
02/16/18 11:21 PM
02/16/18 11:21 PM
Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 185
Texas
M
Madatu Offline OP
Outdoorsman
Madatu  Offline OP
Outdoorsman
M

Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 185
Texas
what do you think about their di and si as in quality ?


Mike Warren
Re: question on fish finders [Re: Madatu] #12631941
02/16/18 11:59 PM
02/16/18 11:59 PM
Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 185
Texas
M
Madatu Offline OP
Outdoorsman
Madatu  Offline OP
Outdoorsman
M

Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 185
Texas
garmin chirp chirp 74sv sorry a typo


Mike Warren
Re: question on fish finders [Re: Madatu] #12632300
02/17/18 03:28 AM
02/17/18 03:28 AM
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 993
Waco, TX
J
javelin150 Offline
Pro Angler
javelin150  Offline
Pro Angler
J

Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 993
Waco, TX
I think they still have about the same quality. Id probably take a look at the Lowrance Hook2 7 with Tripleshot transducer. $600 and includes gps, with maps built in, sonar, downscan and side-scan. This is a 2018 model, the garmin 74sv has been discontinured. It was replaced by the echomap plus 74sv. The Lowrance Hook2 is also very easy to operate and has better mapping options if you dont like the maps built in.

Re: question on fish finders [Re: Madatu] #12632449
02/17/18 05:37 AM
02/17/18 05:37 AM
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 26
S
Schins Offline
Outdoorsman
Schins  Offline
Outdoorsman
S

Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 26
Dont forget the Garmin can run Panoptix.

Re: question on fish finders [Re: Madatu] #12632479
02/17/18 08:56 AM
02/17/18 08:56 AM
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 993
Waco, TX
J
javelin150 Offline
Pro Angler
javelin150  Offline
Pro Angler
J

Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 993
Waco, TX
Dont forget to run panoptix you will need a $1000-$1500 transducer

Re: question on fish finders [Re: javelin150] #12632519
02/17/18 12:41 PM
02/17/18 12:41 PM
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 5,750
Fort Scott, Ks.
R
ring fry Offline
TFF Celebrity
ring fry  Offline
TFF Celebrity
R

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 5,750
Fort Scott, Ks.
Originally Posted By: javelin150
Dont forget to run panoptix you will need a $1000-$1500 transducer


Or $799.

SE Kansas grass grower


2008 NCAA Mens Basketball Champions
GO JAYHAWKS

Re: question on fish finders [Re: Madatu] #12632641
02/17/18 02:32 PM
02/17/18 02:32 PM
Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 185
Texas
M
Madatu Offline OP
Outdoorsman
Madatu  Offline OP
Outdoorsman
M

Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 185
Texas
Well it was a good deal. 480 out the door. Costs 599 and came with a free 150$ lake vu card. i will give it a try, take it back if i dont care for it. i really liked how you remove the unit. seems most units come out with the same stuff basically in my price range.


Mike Warren
Re: question on fish finders [Re: javelin150] #12633292
02/17/18 11:34 PM
02/17/18 11:34 PM
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 26
S
Schins Offline
Outdoorsman
Schins  Offline
Outdoorsman
S

Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 26
Originally Posted By: javelin150
Dont forget to run panoptix you will need a $1000-$1500 transducer


The point was that the option will be there

Re: question on fish finders [Re: Madatu] #12633433
02/18/18 01:44 AM
02/18/18 01:44 AM
Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 185
Texas
M
Madatu Offline OP
Outdoorsman
Madatu  Offline OP
Outdoorsman
M

Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 185
Texas
took it out today. WAY different than my Humminbird. too many settings, well just not use to all of them. the box and everything says it is 800 htz but all i could see was 455. maybe i am doing something wrong. one thing i did like is a saw arches. my bird did not produce arches. My main fish finder in Humminbird 9 KVD helix with HD transducer. it is crazy but the transducer costs 600$ to replace it is a need a new one.

[url=Https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/529886/pn/010-01803-01#specs][url=Https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/529886/pn/010-01803-01#specs][url=Https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/529886/pn/010-01803-01#specs]Https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/529886/pn/010-01803-01#specs[/url][/url][/url]

Last edited by Madatu; 02/18/18 01:46 AM.

Mike Warren
Re: question on fish finders [Re: Madatu] #12633525
02/18/18 02:42 AM
02/18/18 02:42 AM
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 26
S
Schins Offline
Outdoorsman
Schins  Offline
Outdoorsman
S

Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 26
$600?

Which transducer does it have??

Re: question on fish finders [Re: Madatu] #12633571
02/18/18 03:32 AM
02/18/18 03:32 AM
Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 185
Texas
M
Madatu Offline OP
Outdoorsman
Madatu  Offline OP
Outdoorsman
M

Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 185
Texas


Mike Warren
Re: question on fish finders [Re: Madatu] #12633578
02/18/18 03:41 AM
02/18/18 03:41 AM
Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 185
Texas
M
Madatu Offline OP
Outdoorsman
Madatu  Offline OP
Outdoorsman
M

Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 185
Texas
i just powered the unit on to verify yea cv51M transducer what makes this so pricey. hell i paid 420 for the whole unit brand new ? i am really thinking about returning it for a hook 2


Mike Warren
Re: question on fish finders [Re: Madatu] #12633618
02/18/18 05:18 AM
02/18/18 05:18 AM
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 26
S
Schins Offline
Outdoorsman
Schins  Offline
Outdoorsman
S

Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 26
ahhh, thats why theres no 800.....theres 455 and 260 instead. For saltwater.

That was a good deal you got

Page 1 of 2 1 2
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread


© 1998-2018 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
UBB.threads™ 7.6.2