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Old 10-06-2020, 04:35 PM
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Everything level across the top or Garmin lined up ?

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Level across the top. There will be some accessory something you'll want to add to the bottom corner sooner or later.
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Leveled across the bottom, all the soft keys are on the bottom of that unit and you won't block access to them if you were to add another component.
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Leave it Level to the top , you knee to trim your toenails
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Thanks just a quick shot before I start cutting. I was leaning towards level across the top
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Thats for AP yes?

It looks better level across the top. BUT.........It might be easier for you to use with it on the bottom. You will constantly be adjusting it and the closer to your body the less you'll have to (reach) extend your arm
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Another vote for level on top
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x2 on the toenails
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….but yes, level across the top.
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Roughed in today nothing screwed down yet but this is what I went with. Thanks for the input. I’ll get wife to trim my toe nails thanks for noticing 🤣. No pics of wife
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I bet you look at it more without the covers anyway, level across top or bottom.
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I would consider putting your AP in the middle of the two MFDs and center the AP over the steering wheel. Its very nice to be able to look straight to get a quick heading, etc. while maintaining a centered line of sight. I have mine set up this way and like it very much. Also have it aligned on the top. I find there is no loss in use of the MFDs by having them spread apart a little bit more. The MFDs are easier to use with a passenger or mate on either side of the captain's helm spot. We have 3 across with the captain's helm in the middle. Works very nicely when conversing about spots or looking over the sounder.

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