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Discussion in 'Sea Fishing Forum - Shore, Boat & Kayak Fishing' started by Ramsrod, Aug 5, 2007.

  1. Ramsrod

    Ramsrod Rockling

    Should have listened to the lads who know, all the good advice fell on deaf ears. My Hummingbird has died and needs to be sent back. In the meantime I,m looking for another, probably Lowrance or Garmin. Nothing too big but decent quality, and I promise to listen this time if there,s any recomendations.
     
  2. simon22

    simon22 Rockling

    Not a clue on fishfinders mate but the web site for them plugs is www.harrissportsmail.com
     
  3. steerser

    steerser Blenny

    told ya ;D

    anything from lowrance or garmin mate...lowrance have a better warranty and a few more pixals per pound..
    also "eagle" are the same company as lowrance, and are somtimes a bit cheaper..
    if you want a really good unit look up the raymarine sets..ray..a bit pricey but top notch gear...
     
  4. Jellyworm

    Jellyworm Rockling

    Hi Ray, I m really happy with my Lowrance m52 sounder/gps combo.Good clear signal......only thing with it is when ever i get near Iains yak the signal from mine causes his to stop working lol........only way I can get the fish ;D.

    http://www.bluev.co.uk/index.asp?function=DISPLAYPRODUCT&productid=69.

    I ordered mine from the above and it took 3 days from order to recept.I originally ordered the same from Marine Electronics Services, they took payment and then said they couldn t get the unit and had no delivery estimate,so I cancelled the order,not impressed with them.

    Cheers Dave.
     
  5. steerser

    steerser Blenny

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Raymarine-Fish-Finder-DS500x_W0QQitemZ270149633423QQcmdZViewItem worth a punt...around £450 normally
     
  6. steerser

    steerser Blenny

    no no good no transducer with it... :)
     
  7. Dav

    Dav Rockling

    Bloody how much .. :eek: :eek:......ude better keep ure mrs off here ray ,,she dont want to see them prices ;D...all the money youve put into yakking or gona put into yakking you could of had pickerings lifts fit a bloody lift to bemo tops ;D ;D
     
  8. Ramsrod

    Ramsrod Rockling

    It,s fishfinders I want not fishfollowers ;D anyway keep out of this serious buisness and get back onto the shore section ::), steerser.s trying to get me sorted.
     
  9. steerser

    steerser Blenny

    http://www.redcar-fish.co.uk/productinfo.asp?id=431&parentcategory=91&category=Eagle this one would do ya not a bad price either....eagle/lowrance= same company
     
  10. Dav

    Dav Rockling

    i can agree on the fish followers part , but i can promise you i wont use it ....honest ;D
     
  11. Ramsrod

    Ramsrod Rockling

    What do you think of the Lowrance X50DS from the same site?
     
  12. steerser

    steerser Blenny

    i would say reading the specs that they are about the same, the lowrance is dual frequency which for me isn't worth the extra money...we had an expensive koden D/f set in our last boat and hardly ever used it..
     
  13. Ramsrod

    Ramsrod Rockling

    Just thought it might be better as I mainly fish in shallow water ??? but I,m hearing what you,re saying this time ;D
     
  14. steerser

    steerser Blenny

    dual freqency is basically split screen, same picture either side, one with a bit more detail than the other...can''t see the point in shallow water,,,just use ya zoom ;)
     
  15. Ramsrod

    Ramsrod Rockling

    I must be getting mixed up with duel beam? my brains close to tilt. I,m sat wide eyed, tongue out with slava dripping from the corner of my mouth ;D how about a glass bottomed kayak :eek: appreciate your help mate.
     
  16. cps

    cps Rockling

    have and have had both lowrance and garmin lowrance only give 1 year on some stuf now [as i have just found out when my 13 month old fule computer let go :mad:] have a garmin bluewater 240 sounder seems ok came with the boat so dont know the cost
     
  17. smokey

    smokey Rockling

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Eagle-FishMark-500C-NEW-FISHFINDER-COLOR-TRANSDUCER_W0QQitemZ300137530620QQihZ020QQcategoryZ29723QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-GARMIN-FISHFINDER-160C-W-DUAL-BEAM-TRANSDUCER_W0QQitemZ230156476531QQihZ013QQcategoryZ29723QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/GARMIN-FISHFINDER-400C-W-O-TRANSDUCER-NIB-010-00510-00_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ38630QQihZ008QQitemZ180145059452QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWDVW

    Bout £70 frrom USA Chris
     

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