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Old 09-02-2011, 12:28 PM
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What should I do...I currenty have an eagle fishelite 480 (5 in grayscale display) combo unit installed in my boat. The boat is a 2007 bayliner 19 ft cuddy cabin. Hardly a hard-core fishing boat! The transom-mount transducer snapped off. I did a temp repair on it and the sonar works pretty well but them temp sensor is way off and its only a matter of time before the repair let's go.

I'd love to get a huge expensive display but I only have room for maybe an 8in screen max, space is a premium on this boat. Also, I don't plan to keep the boat a whole lot longer (been wanting to upgrade for a long time.) If I still have the boat two years from now, i've done something wrong.

My question is, should I just replace the transducer this fall/winter or find a whole different unit? Is it worth the upgrade? If so what do you guys recommend.

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That unit only uses 200 kHz. and if you upgrade you can get into color and also have a dual frequency sonar.

Several options.

You can keep that unit for its GPS and get a separate sonar only or of course get a new combo unit.

Lots of new user friendly units that will fit the bill for an 8" screen ...and with the newer technology now available you may be very pleased.

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