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Hook or Elite or Go?

Old 11-09-2016, 07:03 PM
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Soon I will be buying a new gps/fish finder. I think I've narrowed down to Lowrance Hook or Elite or Simrad Go. Has anyone used any of these? The prices are all similar, what are the biggest differences? I fish the gulf and charlotte harbor in SWFL mostly.
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Go for Elite Ti (not the older Elite CHIRP version which is the same as Hook) or GO XSE. I prefer GO XSE because of multi touch (pinch to zoom) and the looks, but Elite Ti and GO XSE are almost identical so it really don't matter which of them you choose. Hook is much slower and is not as user friendly as the two other.
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Go series or the Elite Ti
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Thanks for the input. I will go by a store and play with each
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The Simrad looks much nicer and the flush screen with pinch to zoom is great. The Lowrance Elite-Ti's screen is set back with a plastic bezel around it that can make it feel a tad crowded at the edge. The buttons on the Lowrance are nice to have though for smaller/rougher riding boats. It has zoom buttons but no pinch to zoom. Other than they are extremely similar units.
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If I buy a unit with transducer does it come with everything I need or are there other accessories needed?

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