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GPS Anchoring TM #13900415 02/24/21 04:23 PM
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im in the market for a "spotLock" TM. Not sure on which brand. I run Lowrance electronics, so would like something compatible. I'm wanting a 24 volt system I don't fish when its super windy. Can you offer any advice?

Re: GPS Anchoring TM [Re: Randy1975] #13901007 02/25/21 12:52 AM
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You can narrow it down to two. Motorguide and Lowrance. They are the only two that are compatible with Lowrance MFDs.

Of those two, Iā€™d choose the Lowrance Ghost.


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Re: GPS Anchoring TM [Re: Randy1975] #13901193 02/25/21 03:09 AM
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Ghost!

Re: GPS Anchoring TM [Re: Randy1975] #13901299 02/25/21 05:31 AM
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Ghost for the win. I think the wiring is much neater on the Ghost - wiring harness exiting the head downward is nice, no coiled umbilical cord. While you want 24V now, the Ghost is voltage configurable. If you were ever to decide you want a 36v motor, just add a battery and reprogram the Ghost to 36v mode (97# thrust at 24v, 120# at 36v). The built-in transducer is dual technology - CHIRP sonar + downscan. It can connect directly to units with a 9 pin transducer connector, and if you have a 7 pin transducer input on an older unit, there's a short $30 adapter cable available.

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Re: GPS Anchoring TM [Re: Randy1975] #13906386 03/01/21 01:50 PM
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GHOST is all they say and Anchor Lock is fantastic.


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Re: GPS Anchoring TM [Re: Randy1975] #13909607 03/03/21 07:42 PM
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Motorguide Xi5 is the other choice, way easier on the pocketbook. There is one for sale in the classifieds.

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Re: GPS Anchoring TM [Re: SteezMacQueen] #13909765 03/03/21 10:05 PM
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I had heard the Ghost only supports the newer Lowrance graphs!

Re: GPS Anchoring TM [Re: Randy1975] #13909965 03/04/21 12:34 AM
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I've had a Terrova, Ulterra and now an Ultrex and have enjoyed each of them. I too have Lowrance graphs and each of the trolling motors provided 2D sonar to the unit up front. None of my trolling motors had the link system, so all I needed was the transducer.

You didn't say what type boat you have or how serious you fish, but you can now pick you up a Terrova for around $1500.00 new and there are a lot of used ones out there for around / under a grand.


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Re: GPS Anchoring TM [Re: Randy1975] #13940397 03/29/21 02:14 PM
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My new MG Tour Pro locks down and holds amazingly!!!

Re: GPS Anchoring TM [Re: Randy1975] #13945870 04/03/21 11:07 AM
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Ghost with Lowrance Carbon or newer units! Can choose 24v or 36 volt with push of a button. Paring can be done thru phone

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