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Garmin Perspective vs. Mega 360 for Bass #13771327 11/15/20 03:17 PM
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Forgive me if this topic had been discussed recently. Couldnt find it trying to search.

I am looking to purchase one of these, and I am looking for feedback on which is better for my type of fishing. I mainly fish docks and deep brush piles.

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Re: Garmin Perspective vs. Mega 360 for Bass [Re: LeonSulak] #13771380 11/15/20 03:56 PM
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I don’t have experience with either, but just in case you haven’t watched this video, this guy breaks down each.



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Re: Garmin Perspective vs. Mega 360 for Bass [Re: LeonSulak] #13771402 11/15/20 04:13 PM
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Go on YouTube and look up Jacob Wheelers page. He just did a video on this topic. He has all 3 on his front deck and talks about how he uses each of them and which works better for him at different depths.

Re: Garmin Perspective vs. Mega 360 for Bass [Re: LeonSulak] #13771542 11/15/20 06:28 PM
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Dang! Both of those make my Lowrance Carbons look like a good map Choice. That’s it.

WHY CANT ONE COMPANY MAKE SOMETHING THAT DOES IT ALL?!!!!

Re: Garmin Perspective vs. Mega 360 for Bass [Re: LeonSulak] #13771574 11/15/20 07:23 PM
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360 locates and displays objects. The mega 360 shows absolutely everything and is simply amazing.

Live shows live display so you can see fish which way they are going etc.

They absolutely compliment each other. For example 360 in 25’ can show you bait balls at 100’ around your boat then you can turn the tm amd use live normal view to see if there are fish under them eating or not etc.

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Re: Garmin Perspective vs. Mega 360 for Bass [Re: LeonSulak] #13771597 11/15/20 07:51 PM
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Thank you all for the input!


Re: Garmin Perspective vs. Mega 360 for Bass [Re: SteezMacQueen] #13771742 11/15/20 10:48 PM
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Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
Dang! Both of those make my Lowrance Carbons look like a good map Choice. That’s it.

WHY CANT ONE COMPANY MAKE SOMETHING THAT DOES IT ALL?!!!!



It might be coming, both Lowrance and Hbird have something new coming out.


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Re: Garmin Perspective vs. Mega 360 for Bass [Re: grout-scout] #13771803 11/15/20 11:43 PM
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Dang! Both of those make my Lowrance Carbons look like a good map Choice. That’s it.

WHY CANT ONE COMPANY MAKE SOMETHING THAT DOES IT ALL?!!!!



It might be coming, both Lowrance and Hbird have something new coming out.


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Lowrance is licensing the tech from Garmin.

Re: Garmin Perspective vs. Mega 360 for Bass [Re: LeonSulak] #13771805 11/15/20 11:47 PM
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Mega360 to locate structure around you and the Livescope to judge the size of the fish and pinpoint your cast.
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Re: Garmin Perspective vs. Mega 360 for Bass [Re: LeonSulak] #13772183 11/16/20 12:56 PM
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Does anyone just run one of the units?


Re: Garmin Perspective vs. Mega 360 for Bass [Re: LeonSulak] #13772196 11/16/20 01:06 PM
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I just saw of all my Lowrance units after over 20 years of being a Lowrance guy. I went all Garmin. So far I feel it isall I need. If it had unlimited funds I would certainly love to have a mega 360 as well, but I had to choose one and went with Garmin for several reasons. As I gain more experience with it I hope to confirm I made the right choice.

Re: Garmin Perspective vs. Mega 360 for Bass [Re: rscustomrods] #13772251 11/16/20 01:54 PM
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Originally Posted by rscustomrods
I just saw of all my Lowrance units after over 20 years of being a Lowrance guy. I went all Garmin. So far I feel it isall I need. If it had unlimited funds I would certainly love to have a mega 360 as well, but I had to choose one and went with Garmin for several reasons. As I gain more experience with it I hope to confirm I made the right choice.

Which is why I wish ONE company had everything. This is worse than Chevy,Ford,Dodge in the 60’s and early 70’s.

Re: Garmin Perspective vs. Mega 360 for Bass [Re: LeonSulak] #13772279 11/16/20 02:10 PM
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Garmin is great unless you need good mapping. Garmin is simply terrible in this area.

Re: Garmin Perspective vs. Mega 360 for Bass [Re: LeonSulak] #13772290 11/16/20 02:18 PM
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To me the Garmin perspective is only good under 20' just my opinion it shines at about 15'

Re: Garmin Perspective vs. Mega 360 for Bass [Re: SteezMacQueen] #13772331 11/16/20 02:49 PM
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Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
Originally Posted by rscustomrods
I just saw of all my Lowrance units after over 20 years of being a Lowrance guy. I went all Garmin. So far I feel it isall I need. If it had unlimited funds I would certainly love to have a mega 360 as well, but I had to choose one and went with Garmin for several reasons. As I gain more experience with it I hope to confirm I made the right choice.

Which is why I wish ONE company had everything. This is worse than Chevy,Ford,Dodge in the 60’s and early 70’s.

Just like computers. You buy the latest greatest and 6 months later it's old tech.

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