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Forum: Electronics 03-21-2020, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By Schins
Ive used an LVS12 in Forwardview for contour...

Ive used an LVS12 in Forwardview for contour trolling. The beam is pretty narrow in Forward, so you dont see a lot on the sides. But at a 2-3mph troll you can see fish ahead
Forum: Electronics 12-21-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,664
Posted By Schins
Humminbird used to have inexpensive portable...

Humminbird used to have inexpensive portable units that had 2d shooting horizontally to see fish. (i.e. 120 Fishin Buddy)
How did they pull this off without seeing a "bottom"?
Forum: Electronics 06-24-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,124
Posted By Schins
Im way too fascinated by modern fishing...

Im way too fascinated by modern fishing electronics to get rid of them. I love seeing whats under the water, and find myself wanting to watch my finder more than wanting to actually fish.
Forum: Electronics 05-16-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,068
Posted By Schins
you have to include the Raymarine Element as...

you have to include the Raymarine Element as well. Its 1.2mhz images look great for shallow stuff, and its improved 350khz works good for deep.

I used a Mega 9 on Canadian shield lakes 2 seasons...
Forum: Electronics 12-03-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,677
Posted By Schins
As far as Optimas go, it seems to me that the...

As far as Optimas go, it seems to me that the problems they have have more to do with the inherent design and not quality in assembly. They are well made, so what else could it be?

Form over...
Forum: Electronics 12-03-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,677
Posted By Schins
Northstar seems to make quality 31’s

Northstar seems to make quality 31’s
Forum: Electronics 12-02-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,817
Posted By Schins
I got the 599 deal and got to try it out on the...

I got the 599 deal and got to try it out on the water today. Its a nice machine, definitely worth it.
Forum: Electronics 12-02-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,677
Posted By Schins
I didnt know my post was cryptic. Where do...

I didnt know my post was cryptic.

Where do most people get their batteries? Walmart, Advance Auto, etc. The major outlets. And although they have different brand labels on them at each place, how...
Forum: Electronics 12-02-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,677
Posted By Schins
Wrong. I work for one of the major battery...

Wrong.

I work for one of the major battery makers mentioned in this thread and test and sale a different brand name labeled as ours every day.

Of course there are different specs. I didnt say...
Forum: Electronics 12-01-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,192
Posted By Schins
here’s one

here’s one
Forum: Electronics 12-01-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,192
Posted By Schins
ive used it for drifting live bait from a float...

ive used it for drifting live bait from a float parallel to shore in a river. Worked great. I kept it pointed at the suspended bait and watched the fish come to it.

I’ll see if i can find a...
Forum: Electronics 12-01-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,677
Posted By Schins
1st: Average lifespan of any battery is 3-5yrs,...

1st: Average lifespan of any battery is 3-5yrs, so if you get more than that you’re lucky.

2nd: Why go with AGM’s? One reason is longer warranty.

3rd: There’s like only 3 manufacturers of 90%...
Forum: Electronics 07-02-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,761
Posted By Schins
I use sidescan the majority of the time on my...

I use sidescan the majority of the time on my local river and while I never saw Garmins hidef in person I have owned a HB Mega.

Under 80ft or so nothing comes close to the Mega imaging.

But...
Forum: Electronics 06-16-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By Schins
I had a non-plus 7SV. My 2 cents.....if...

I had a non-plus 7SV.


My 2 cents.....if you're using a canoe then you might want to consider a Helix 5 or 7. Here's why: Ive used a Helix 5, Elite 5ti, and the Striker on a canoe and only the...
Forum: Electronics 04-12-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,814
Posted By Schins
I've never heard someone say that. Interesting. ...

I've never heard someone say that. Interesting.

You're probably right
Forum: Electronics 04-12-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,814
Posted By Schins
You need Panoptix :Wedgie:

You need Panoptix :Wedgie:
Forum: Electronics 03-24-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
Posted By Schins
I sold mine before even getting the chance to use...

I sold mine before even getting the chance to use it, but this question gets asked a lot. Most of the responses are that they dont use the 3D itself, but the 3D transducer is really good for sidescan...
Forum: Electronics 03-23-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,509
Posted By Schins
If you think you can make it work then get the...

If you think you can make it work then get the 10......just as long as its SI

Given the choice between a 10 DI or 9 SI I would pick the 9 SI every time
Forum: Electronics 03-23-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By Schins
forget my pics. I want to see pics of these!

forget my pics. I want to see pics of these!
Forum: Electronics 03-23-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By Schins
Is there a way to do this if you just have the...

Is there a way to do this if you just have the phone version of Nav?

Record to SD then transfer to PC?
Forum: Electronics 03-23-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,509
Posted By Schins
Definately get an SI model I went thru this...

Definately get an SI model

I went thru this same choice last Spring, and went for the Mega 9 SI. Loved it. Would buy one again.
Forum: Electronics 03-23-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,828
Posted By Schins
Lowrance imaging is pretty good I never got...

Lowrance imaging is pretty good

I never got a chance to try my 3d before selling it, but many say its really good on 455 and long distances.
Forum: Electronics 03-22-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,828
Posted By Schins
Garmin 800 doesnt even match other brands 455. ...

Garmin 800 doesnt even match other brands 455.

ive had 4 brands and the Mega made the sharpest images in water under 70ft.
Forum: Electronics 03-22-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 563
Posted By Schins
Garmin needs better DownVu imaging first

Garmin needs better DownVu imaging first
Forum: Electronics 03-22-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By Schins
ill post images when i get home

ill post images when i get home
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