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Old 01 March 2004, 08:59   #11
Country: UK - England
Town: Portsmouth
Make: Tornado
Length: 6m +
Engine: Yamaha HPDI 200
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We use a Lowrance echosounder on our rib (chart and sounder all in one) and on our dive club boat (stand alone sounder, before it was stolen!) and both have been great to use.


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Old 01 March 2004, 16:21   #12
Country: UK - England
Town: Margate / Ramsgate
Boat name: Bumbl
Make: Scorpion
Length: 8m +
Engine: Yanmar diesel
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Lowrance and Eagle are the same company, bit like Merc and Mariner (only they don't make engines).

Had eagle on last boat, excellent, no problems.

Garmin on current boat, loads of problems with the transducer, the GPS is great though.

Buy a cheap eagle or lowrance.

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Old 01 March 2004, 17:11   #13
Country: Netherlands
Town: Utrecht
Boat name: ACHTUNG!
Make: Ribcraft 7.8
Length: 7m +
Engine: Suzuki DF-300
Join Date: Jul 2003
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thanks to all

Also based on your Tips I just ordered a Lowrance X47, seemed to me like a nice little fishfinder !

great to see how much feedback you get from one question ..

see ya !
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Old 02 March 2004, 01:49   #14
Country: UK - Wales
Town: Milford Haven
Boat name: Various
Make: Commercial
Length: 10m +
Engine: Screw / Voith / Jets
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Just out of interest, has anyone gone back to Garmin moaning about the Airmar P52 transducer? - if so, what was the response?

I may change my transducer later on this year for another airmar model, but not sure if I can be bothered cos it generally works fine for what I need.


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