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Thank you Slade and mega imaging ! #13564942 05/20/20 02:51 PM
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I went to Lake Fork last week to have Slade Daughtry get my graphs dialed in and get the latest updates. He also calibrated my Ultrex which I thought I had done correctly. The next day my nephew called me and said that he had lost a G. Loomis rod and Curado reel over the side of the boat in the middle of the lake. All he knew was that he was between two trees about 75 yards apart when it fell in the water. So we we took out my boat to go fishing for crappie and a $600 rod and reel combo. He casted a weighted treble hook several times in the area he thought he had lost it. No luck though. So we decided to switch my finely tuned Solix to side imaging and noticed a white line on the screen about 3/8 in. long. We put the cursor on the line and hit the waypoint button. We then positioned the waypoint on the starboard side of the boat , hit spotlock and two casts later my nephew reeled in his combo. Then we caught some crappie. What a day !
If this sounds like a plug for Slade Daughtry. It is! That guy is wizard with electronics. He showed me examples of different fish on SI , DI, and 2D. He also showed me some tricks with the Ultrex. The remote control won't be sitting in my glove box anymore. I figured as much money as I have spent on electronics why not spend a little more to get the most out of them.

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Re: Thank you Slade and mega imaging ! [Re: massbaster] #13564980 05/20/20 03:24 PM
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Plus 1 for Slade. thumb

Congrats on finding the rod as well.

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Re: Thank you Slade and mega imaging ! [Re: massbaster] #13565218 05/20/20 06:23 PM
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+1 Slade D aka Forkfish is a Baaaaaaad Man! thumb


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Re: Thank you Slade and mega imaging ! [Re: massbaster] #13565330 05/20/20 08:00 PM
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oooooo weeeeee! congrats on the catch and finding the combo

Re: Thank you Slade and mega imaging ! [Re: massbaster] #13565337 05/20/20 08:04 PM
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wopics

Re: Thank you Slade and mega imaging ! [Re: massbaster] #13565507 05/20/20 10:22 PM
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He's a wizard on them graphs!!! thumb

Re: Thank you Slade and mega imaging ! [Re: JIM SR.] #13565648 05/21/20 12:08 AM
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Originally Posted by JIM SR.
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What would really be great is some before and afters....

Re: Thank you Slade and mega imaging ! [Re: massbaster] #13565685 05/21/20 12:43 AM
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Yeah I forgot to save the screen shot. We were so busy high 5ing I just forgot. However, if you feel the thread is worthless then just disregard it.

Re: Thank you Slade and mega imaging ! [Re: massbaster] #13565706 05/21/20 12:58 AM
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Originally Posted by massbaster
Yeah I forgot to save the screen shot. We were so busy high 5ing I just forgot. However, if you feel the thread is worthless then just disregard it.


Not one bit, we’ve all heard how good he is, just really would like to see the difference with out paying for it, lol. cheers

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Re: Thank you Slade and mega imaging ! [Re: HOGON] #13565755 05/21/20 01:32 AM
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Originally Posted by HOGON
Plus 1 for Slade. thumb

Congrats on finding the rod as well.

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Re: Thank you Slade and mega imaging ! [Re: Minner Bucket] #13565793 05/21/20 02:02 AM
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Yeah the screen shot would have been nice to have. That Graphite lit up white hot when the sonar hit it

Re: Thank you Slade and mega imaging ! [Re: massbaster] #13566094 05/21/20 12:54 PM
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Another great thing about using Slade is once a customer, always a customer. I've called him a couple times while on the water and having problems with one of my units. He walks you through it and so far has always found the problem. If I had one fault with him it's that he sets up your unit so fast it's hard to keep up with what he's doing (at least for me it is). Money well spent!


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Re: Thank you Slade and mega imaging ! [Re: bush hog] #13566339 05/21/20 04:03 PM
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Originally Posted by bush hog
Another great thing about using Slade is once a customer, always a customer. I've called him a couple times while on the water and having problems with one of my units. He walks you through it and so far has always found the problem. If I had one fault with him it's that he sets up your unit so fast it's hard to keep up with what he's doing (at least for me it is). Money well spent!

You hit the nail right square on the head bush hog! He is darn fast! Which is why I took a little Composition book with me to capture as much information as I could from our trip.I had no idea how one screen palate would make images POP more than another or when 3D sonar was better to use. So glad I took the advise of a fellow TFFer,I believe his name was Watson( SHOUT OUT) when I did & BOOKED an appointment with him a while back! He, Slade Daughtery aka Forkfish, is on TOP of his game and well worth a visit.IMHO thumb

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Re: Thank you Slade and mega imaging ! [Re: massbaster] #13566375 05/21/20 04:32 PM
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I've been needing to have him tune my graphs for awhile and just never pulled the trigger. How much does he charge?

Re: Thank you Slade and mega imaging ! [Re: goodman1389] #13566500 05/21/20 06:17 PM
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Originally Posted by goodman1389
I've been needing to have him tune my graphs for awhile and just never pulled the trigger. How much does he charge?

Not sure now but when I met with him it was a "C" note per unit back in 2012.

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