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Help decide #13745793 10/27/20 08:09 PM
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Hello all: I'm new to this so here it goes. Before i drop a lot of money on electronics and a spot lock trolling motor, i would appreciate input from all.. I have narrowed it down to Hummingbird, Ultrix, or Lowrance and Ghost Thanks guys and be safe on the water

Re: Help decide [Re: Cypress Trout] #13745822 10/27/20 08:30 PM
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Gonna be a Ford v. Chevy debate. Both are good so pick the one you're most familiar with.

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Originally Posted by tmd11111
Gonna be a Ford v. Chevy debate. Both are good so pick the one you're most familiar with.


1+ in general. I like Lowrance. And welcome

Re: Help decide [Re: Cypress Trout] #13745866 10/27/20 09:12 PM
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If it matters, the lowrance/ghost can go either 24-36 volt with a simple configure change. One of my boats will only have room for 24v with over 90 plus lbs thats hauling the mail. just my .2 worth

Re: Help decide [Re: Cypress Trout] #13746127 10/28/20 12:47 AM
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Ghost paired with Lowrance has tons of memory. My choice.


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If you have ANY back issues , look into one that has auto deploy and stow. I wish I had spent the extra jack to get one. If I upgrade I will have that. My Terrova wears me out.


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Re: Help decide [Re: Cypress Trout] #13746966 10/28/20 05:04 PM
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I've had birds and Lowrance both. Lowrance seems a little more user friendly. But, my Ultrex won't pair with it to follow contours. Not sure if the Ghost does that or not. Love the Ultrex!


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Something to keep in mind is if you only want the spot lock feature you don't have to get units that will pair together.


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Re: Help decide [Re: Cypress Trout] #13754083 11/02/20 11:48 PM
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It gets down to preference of your units that you want to buy. I just went through the decision with the units and I went with Garmin and Livescope. I have a non linked ultrex and it works really well and saved me about $800+ when I bought it last year. If I had not already had the Ultrex I would have bought the Garmin trolling motor. I really like the ultrex and have no plans on changing out a $2000 trolling motor just to get one that gives me a few more features.

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