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06-21-2017, 09:11 AM
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Posted By dadoe

Garmin Map Update Question

I have a 7612xsv. I downloaded my free map on a SD card (free within 1 year of purchase). I inserted the card in the unit to update. The unit said it will take a while and do not interrupt power. ...
09-27-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,207
Posted By dadoe

I have a 7612xsv with a GT51tm transducer and a...

I have a 7612xsv with a GT51tm transducer and a networked Fusion radio for this season. No issues whatsoever. Very impressed.
06-23-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By dadoe

7612xsv install and modified bracket

Garmin 7612xsv installed inside 2008 Grady Tournament 225 helm. Boat is on a trailer that's why sonar images look funny.

Original bracket was too big. So I boat another Garmin bracket that was...
05-26-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By dadoe

Yes, I will take some photos and post them.

Yes, I will take some photos and post them.
05-25-2016, 08:51 AM
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Views: 716
Posted By dadoe

As an update, there is a small machine shop where...

As an update, there is a small machine shop where I work. A person there cut the sides off the bracket and welding in a new base. The sides are shorter. I sprayed the bracket in Plasti-Dip. It...
04-28-2016, 07:33 AM
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Views: 716
Posted By dadoe

Is the bracket aluminum?

Is the bracket aluminum?
04-27-2016, 05:18 PM
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Views: 716
Posted By dadoe

Anyone? Electronic installers?

Anyone? Electronic installers?
04-27-2016, 10:18 AM
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Views: 716
Posted By dadoe

Garmin 7612xsv Bail Bracket Modification?

I want to install my Garmin 7612xsv inside an electronics compartment, replacing my old Simrad CX44e. The Simrad was bigger but came with a short bracket and fit inside the compartment. The Garmin...
04-12-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,673
Posted By dadoe

I just bought what you are getting for the exact...

I just bought what you are getting for the exact same reasons, too. An old unit that was functional but becoming more deficient. My GT51 is TM. I'm having it professionally installed this week. The...
Replies: 63
Views: 19,214
Posted By dadoe

Awesome!

Simply awesome. Treats every customer like a million dollar account.
03-26-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By dadoe

Low End Units with Side Scan/Vu

I would like to know/confirm the lowest cost Lowrance and Garmin units with side scanning. The number of units is dizzying and confusing, so I want to make sure I read their websites correctly. For...
03-17-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,777
Posted By dadoe

He's an airline pilot as his primary job and runs...

He's an airline pilot as his primary job and runs the boat for the show. Maybe he has not had a chance to learn the new stuff.
03-16-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,949
Posted By dadoe

Cutting board

Although expensive, there are enough creative ways to get at least a little discount. I looked into making my own but once I priced the raw starboard sheet size I would need buying it already made...
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Views: 86,035
Posted By dadoe

It's the personality trait combination of anal...

It's the personality trait combination of anal retentiveness coupled with indecision :banghead:. Not a good combo. My install is the 1st week of April so hurry up and get out on the water :grin:.
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Views: 86,035
Posted By dadoe

To sum it up, in less than 60' the GT52...

To sum it up, in less than 60' the GT52 traditional chirp when compared to the GT51 in blue green saltwater conditions off the southern New England and Long Island coasts, including around Block...
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Views: 86,035
Posted By dadoe

Could you post a few less than 100' images of the...

Could you post a few less than 100' images of the 51 and 52 even if they are imaging different spots? Side and down vu, too?
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Views: 86,035
Posted By dadoe

Tog reaper, I fish eastern LIS with a couple of...

Tog reaper, I fish eastern LIS with a couple of trips to block island and montauk on nice days.. Sea bass and late season fluke get me out to over 100'.
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Posted By dadoe

I decided to get the 51 but I am getting cold...

I decided to get the 51 but I am getting cold feet and think maybe I should swap before I even take it out of the box.
Replies: 112
Views: 86,035
Posted By dadoe

But how about the side and down vu? There was a...

But how about the side and down vu? There was a post by kmoose that compared the 50 and the 51 and the 51 appeared noticeably better at all depths. The 52 has the same side and down vu as the the...
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Views: 86,035
Posted By dadoe

You described my situation to a tee.:grin:

You described my situation to a tee.:grin:
Replies: 112
Views: 86,035
Posted By dadoe

Which ducer

After going back and forth between the 51 and the 52 for the same waters as you, I talked to enough people who fish locally, have the Garmin, and know of the new 52HW. They still recommended the 51...
03-08-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 331
Posted By dadoe

SIMRAD CX44e Available

I have a SIMRAD CX44e with a P66 coming off my boat next month. Is there any value in it? Anyone interested in it? Anyone have a marine electronics museum? Where do old electronics go?
03-07-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,990
Posted By dadoe

I Agree

I agree with this. A camera on my phone? What a stupid idea! What do I need that gimmick for. A phone is for phone calls. That was not that long ago. Let technology develop and the limits are...
03-05-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,276
Posted By dadoe

Freedom 225

My 2008 Tournament 225 now the Freedom 225, different name same fiberglass, handles more than just chop beautifully.
03-05-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,068
Posted By dadoe

Is a splash/rooster tail guard a good accessory...

Is a splash/rooster tail guard a good accessory to get?
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