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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby diggin4grouper » Fri Dec 13, 2013 3:56 am

clarence2society wrote:whats teh difference between the dsi and hdi??? i like the lowrance


From my understanding Elite 5 DSI has only Down imaging and GPS. It does not have the traditional 2d sonar

Elite 5 HDI has all 3, (DI, 2d and GPS)
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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby clarence2society » Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:12 pm

yeah some units have chartplotter and gps and finder some dont.. its freakin weird how they do that... i am def gonna splurge and use my money for myself for a change and pick up the elite 5 hdi... i like it the most from all i have read and it seems to pack everything... oh yeah andi guess the gold comes with the maps etc....btu i can dl those online im sure somewhere..
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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby gruntking » Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:24 pm

clarence2society wrote:yeah some units have chartplotter and gps and finder some dont.. its freakin weird how they do that... i am def gonna splurge and use my money for myself for a change and pick up the elite 5 hdi... i like it the most from all i have read and it seems to pack everything... oh yeah andi guess the gold comes with the maps etc....btu i can dl those online im sure somewhere..



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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby clarence2society » Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:11 pm

^^^^
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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby swordfish » Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:27 pm

Clarence, if you head down to the keys and our schedules coincide I can pass on to you the knowledge I have down there. Well take one trip and I will take the time to teach you all I know, regardless of what you are targeting down there, I have fished for it at one point or another. As far as up north though, I doubt I would get skunked If I tried real hard, but I do not have hands on experience up north. The keys are my yard though lol! I have very productive spots here and there which you would NEVER know existed, they are STUPID close to ramps too!

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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby clarence2society » Sat Dec 14, 2013 2:11 pm

right on i cant tow my boat that far its 25 feet.. need new wheels and springs but a land trip or bridge id be down all day:)
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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby swordfish » Sat Dec 14, 2013 3:23 pm

I hear ya, yeah, it would be a schedule thing, like this weekend I am on call and stuck for the duration till next weekend... I am thinking around January things will taper off, I am DEFINITELY in the need to catch some damn fish!

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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby clarence2society » Sat Dec 14, 2013 4:00 pm

i am always off on wed thur and fri
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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby tears143 » Thu Dec 19, 2013 9:55 am

if you haven't bought the GPS/ff yet... here's something to consider.

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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby clarence2society » Thu Dec 19, 2013 3:10 pm

right on... hey guys my friend said he has a lowrance c25 and he wil lsell it to me for 300. he said they dont make them anymore but it is equivalent to the elite 7 in most ways just older and has dual scan and chartplotter and identifier etc... just need the transducer for it.... is this a good unit?
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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby clarence2society » Thu Dec 19, 2013 3:12 pm

sorry its the lcx 25..
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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby krash » Thu Dec 19, 2013 4:18 pm

I'd spend that cash to fix your wheels, bearings, springs.. so you are safe on the hi-way, unless your boat is in the water or dry-storage where you don't have to drive to a ramp, then worry about fishing
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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby diggin4grouper » Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:56 am

clarence2society wrote:right on... hey guys my friend said he has a lowrance c25 and he wil lsell it to me for 300. he said they dont make them anymore but it is equivalent to the elite 7 in most ways just older and has dual scan and chartplotter and identifier etc... just need the transducer for it.... is this a good unit?



300 = 100.00 to 200.00 to find a transducer i would pass on it !!

transducers are the one thing i will not buy from craigslist or ebay , for the reason that you dont know if they work and only have word of mouth and when you go to run it and it dont work your stuck with it , its pretty much getting the same way with the head units now days it just better to get one that is new in the box that way if there is any problems you can get it fixed ...
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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby STRIZ » Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:34 am

KEEP YOUR HEAD UP HIGH
EVEN WHEN THE NECK IS DIRTY
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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby Kingofthesea » Thu Jun 12, 2014 10:57 am

Keep making those posts Rare. Finally ranked a "weekend warrior" :salut:
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Re: tips for the boat tired of getting skunked

Postby gdm phil » Thu Jun 12, 2014 11:43 am

I have a lowrance lms-337 its an older unit but I can pin point wrecks, I put my iphone with navionic app next to it to compare and they are spot on.
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