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Old 08-31-2014, 09:18 AM
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Originally Posted by AFBoggy View Post
I'd kind of like to buy the 12'' display because I think I will be better able to see it from the bow of the boat: Simrad is more expensive in this regard. I know you get CHIRP with the Simrad units, but you have to go out 25 -30 miles to even find a spot that might be >150' deep, and usually further... I'm only buying a 21' bay boat here. My research indicates that CHIRP improves resolution at much greater depths. Because of this, I'm less inclined to make the additional investment in CHIRP. But... let me know if I am on the wrong track here. Definitely willing to reconsider.
you say you want a 12' so you can see it from the bow of the boat.

Another option to consider is to get 2 smaller units and network them so one is mounted at the bow.

Or a single unit at the helm..and a Wifi to an ipad at the bow using a bracket..etc.

Last edited by semperfifishing; 08-31-2014 at 10:01 AM.