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Old 09-03-2014, 03:34 PM
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I was wondering what you guys thought that would be a good chart plotter without a sounder.My dad has a 22 foot chris craft crusing boat he wants a gps unit for it so trying to find something that is good and easy to use.I would like to stay with garmin if I can I think it would be easier for him to use and operate.Should I stay with one that has a sounder so I will have depth with a transducer the boat has a depth finder now but its not very good.I would do a through hull transducer for better readings.
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Garmin has a reputation for being very easy to use.
721,547, 527 ..are a few to start with.

If you can find a 740... they are discontinued but still very good units.

Fro 5" screens the 50s

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I need a small unit the dash is small would have to be a 5' or so screen size
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should I just get one that has a sounder on it but just use it for the water depth and temp
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Originally Posted by suzuki140 View Post
should I just get one that has a sounder on it but just use it for the water depth and temp
if you don't have a depth gauge of any kind i would definitely do that.

I agree Garmin is very simple to operate.
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Originally Posted by suzuki140 View Post
should I just get one that has a sounder on it but just use it for the water depth and temp
Look at the 50s
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Will do thanks for the help guys
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