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Upgrading to an Ultrex......Would You rather #13747116 10/28/20 07:06 PM
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I am upgrading to an ultrex 112lb Tm with I Pilot

Would you rather add.............

I pilot link

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Hummingbird 360 imaging?

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Re: Upgrading to an Ultrex......Would You rather [Re: gut hooked] #13747128 10/28/20 07:17 PM
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No doubt, 360 Imaging.

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I think linking TM's to graphs is over rated. Had an Xi5 connected to my Lowrance and never used the features. I now have an Ulterra with link and a Helix. Don't use it either.

Re: Upgrading to an Ultrex......Would You rather [Re: tmd11111] #13747297 10/28/20 09:20 PM
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I dont know if you have researched the 360, but I believe you have to have Solix or Helix graphs with Mega imaging...just in case you have older Humminbird graphs...the I Pilot link will still work with older graphs, I dont have the 360 but I do have an Ultrex with I pilot link and really like the follow the contour and circle your waypoint features...but it depends on how you fish...I have heard great things about the 360 too...

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Originally Posted by ToadThrower
I dont know if you have researched the 360, but I believe you have to have Solix or Helix graphs with Mega imaging...just in case you have older Humminbird graphs...the I Pilot link will still work with older graphs, I dont have the 360 but I do have an Ultrex with I pilot link and really like the follow the contour and circle your waypoint features...but it depends on how you fish...I have heard great things about the 360 too...



I am running 3g birds so the mega is not an issue. thanks for the input

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I have Ipilot link and definitely think its cool. I also have livescope........but I WANT Mega 360


If that helps

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I would get both each one is a great tool. But if I had to choose, it would be the 360 great too.

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Coming from a guy with iPilot Link....donโ€™t waste the money, get the 360.


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So the mega 360 it is.....thanks for the input

Re: Upgrading to an Ultrex......Would You rather [Re: gut hooked] #13747769 10/29/20 11:21 AM
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I have both and I would go with the Mega360. I will say that I am using the follow the contour and circle features more and more. Those require the lake master card also.

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Run the best of the best....Run Garmin with live scope as your main system and Hummingbird with 360 on the bow.
I just wish I could afford it.

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mega 360 for sure

I seldom use follow contour its not as convenient as they make it appear, you have to zoom in on a contour line, pick one, select which way your going to go etc. Then when your fishing if you want to vary the speed of the tm you have to do it slowly or it will drop following contour. It is easier to make adj while using follow contour on the large remote you can spot lock, resume, subtract distance from the contour or add distance etc.

Basically its easier to use your tm on auto pilot and adj it as needed now and then to change direction a little, you can use the remote, pedal or micro remote its very convenient. You definitely dont have to stand on the pedal very often if you dont want to.


fishing w out 360 once youve had it is strange, its like just randomly casting and seems like nonsense vs casting to a rock or brush you see or one stick up etc.

Ive got two live scope on the bow also but dont always even use them .

Re: Upgrading to an Ultrex......Would You rather [Re: Jeff From Iowa] #13748586 10/29/20 09:24 PM
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[quote=Jeff From Iowa]mega 360 for sure

I seldom use follow contour its not as convenient as they make it appear, you have to zoom in on a contour line, pick one, select which way your going to go etc. Then when your fishing if you want to vary the speed of the tm you have to do it slowly or it will drop following contour. It is easier to make adj while using follow contour on the large remote you can spot lock, resume, subtract distance from the contour or add distance etc.

Basically its easier to use your tm on auto pilot and adj it as needed now and then to change direction a little, you can use the remote, pedal or micro remote its very convenient. You definitely dont have to stand on the pedal very often if you dont want to.


fishing w out 360 once youve had it is strange, its like just randomly casting and seems like nonsense vs casting to a rock or brush you see or one stick up etc.

Ive got two live scope on the bow also but dont always even use them .[/quot

thanks for the input. i agree with the decision and will be ordering soon.

Re: Upgrading to an Ultrex......Would You rather [Re: Bucketlist] #13748829 10/30/20 12:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Bucketlist
Run the best of the best....Run Garmin with live scope as your main system and Hummingbird with 360 on the bow.
I just wish I could afford it.


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