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Mega Live Target Lock #14413404 07/06/22 05:44 PM
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Nice feature for the bird guys.


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Re: Mega Live Target Lock [Re: grout-scout] #14413415 07/06/22 05:58 PM
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They cant even supply battery chargers, why introduce something new they wont be able to supply?

Re: Mega Live Target Lock [Re: grout-scout] #14413418 07/06/22 05:59 PM
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I’m not a bird guy but that is going to be bad a$$ coolio.


Re: Mega Live Target Lock [Re: grout-scout] #14413420 07/06/22 06:05 PM
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It looks pretty cool. I'm just glad my 15 Helix finally got updates for mega so it'll look even better. Gonna try it this weekend


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Re: Mega Live Target Lock [Re: grout-scout] #14413428 07/06/22 06:18 PM
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Honestly the hole "target lock" deal is cool and all but the most innovative part of that whole setup is the ability to pair the transducer pole to the steering of the trolling motor as well as turn independently.

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Re: Mega Live Target Lock [Re: grout-scout] #14413473 07/06/22 07:23 PM
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I am holding out for the Mega 360 Active Target Live Sonar Radar Jammer that allows you to cause screen scrambling interference of sonar units on boats within 1.5 miles of your boat. Course it requires 1.2 gigawatts of power and a flux capacitor, which I understand are on back order.....


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Re: Mega Live Target Lock [Re: Caymas Cx 21] #14413477 07/06/22 07:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Caymas Cx 21
They cant even supply battery chargers, why introduce something new they wont be able to supply?


I had a warranty replacement on a 460PC that i opened on 6/15/22 and received a new 460PCL on 7/1/22... They just had a production run completed

Re: Mega Live Target Lock [Re: grout-scout] #14413694 07/06/22 11:47 PM
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I have a live scan for sale. hooked

Re: Mega Live Target Lock [Re: Fishinfellow] #14413703 07/07/22 12:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Fishinfellow
Honestly the hole "target lock" deal is cool and all but the most innovative part of that whole setup is the ability to pair the transducer pole to the steering of the trolling motor as well as turn independently.


They kind of "stole" the idea from a guy in Mo that has been building a mount that mechanically does both for a few years


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I have one from Mo. it does nothing unless you do it, so get it right on that

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Originally Posted by woody123
I have one from Mo. it does nothing unless you do it, so get it right on that


I have had one on 2 different boats for a few years and it's 100% the concept they used to make theirs. HM is just a lot more high tech.

Do you have the standard mount or do you have to all-synch as well?


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is just a lot more high tech.


A LOT more.

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Only problem is you have to use the piece of [censored] mega live. If you could use all the features and mount a garmin on it I would buy it.

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Originally Posted by Caymas Cx 21
They cant even supply battery chargers, why introduce something new they wont be able to supply?

My thoughts as well. I can't hardly find anything Bird or other wise. They are rolling this out and if they don't have a lot of their base products how are they going to supply the public with this technology.? The WWW shows they still make their products in Eufala, Alabama but they are probably tied to the chip manufacturers in China like nearly everything else.
The other thing I'm seeing is I think the sonar companies are about start walking a tight rope with technology. If they come with advancements that are as big a leap as the current LIVE technologies and even this new HB technology I figure at some point they are going to draw the ire of state department of wildlife and fisheries all over the country. My two cents........


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I can't believe that they can make a profit selling all those accessories at the same price point of only $1,499.99! They've got some magical mojo going on over there at Johnson Outdoors! roflmao


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