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Your opinion on Boat Electronics #13822944 12/29/20 01:46 PM
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So with no budget in mind, how would you outfit your boat with the the latest technology? The only limit would be a maximum of four graphs. Go!

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Re: Your opinion on Boat Electronics [Re: easttexasbucks] #13822954 12/29/20 01:51 PM
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Garmin and Garmin only


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Re: Your opinion on Boat Electronics [Re: dk2429] #13822957 12/29/20 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by dk2429
Garmin and Garmin only

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Re: Your opinion on Boat Electronics [Re: easttexasbucks] #13822968 12/29/20 01:56 PM
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Iā€™d have four Lowrance 12ā€™s. I like the music and PowerPole controls. Also like running videos while I fish. I get bored.


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Re: Your opinion on Boat Electronics [Re: easttexasbucks] #13823158 12/29/20 04:02 PM
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1 helix 12 with the mega 360 up front along with whatever the best 12" Garmin is made with the best livescope they make and then 2 helix 12s at console.


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Re: Your opinion on Boat Electronics [Re: easttexasbucks] #13823171 12/29/20 04:08 PM
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Re: Your opinion on Boat Electronics [Re: easttexasbucks] #13823183 12/29/20 04:15 PM
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All I need is a GPS and an old school flasher.

Re: Your opinion on Boat Electronics [Re: easttexasbucks] #13823263 12/29/20 05:13 PM
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If I could get a do over I'd go with Garmin.

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Re: Your opinion on Boat Electronics [Re: easttexasbucks] #13823286 12/29/20 05:30 PM
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Iā€™m not in love with the Garmin graph itself, but Livescope is the greatest invention in graphs so far. Side imaging is easier and faster, but the livescope is so much better.


And for some reason my Garmin map card is very inaccurate, which is a big surprise to me.

Re: Your opinion on Boat Electronics [Re: easttexasbucks] #13823292 12/29/20 05:37 PM
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so if you had old graphs in front and console, had limited budget. Would like get Livescope for front, or put something with down/side imaging at the console? Which is more beneficial if you could only do one at the moment?

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Originally Posted by redskeet100
so if you had old graphs in front and console, had limited budget. Would like get Livescope for front, or put something with down/side imaging at the console? Which is more beneficial if you could only do one at the moment?



Livescope no doubt

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I would also vote for the live scope. Also Garmin units in general. The mega 360 might give you a crisper picture but the new Garmin's produce such a sharp image you won't miss anything with them. They are so easy to use, and their auto settings are usually spot on that you don't have to mess with them.

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Is live scope worth the price if you dont crappie fish that much?


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Two Humminbird APEX 16" at the console, a 13" and 19" APEX at the bow, with MEGA 360 and MEGA LIVE. Minnkota Ultrex with built-in MSI transducer.


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