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Old 12 June 2011, 17:14   #1
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Recommend a good plotter/sounder

Hi there,

I have a smallish rib and am looking for a compact/cost effective sounder/plotter.

I used to have a Garmin 178C on my old boat, but wondered what you guys used/recommended?

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Old 12 June 2011, 18:16   #2
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Try Channel Ribs, great to deal with and gives sound advice on your needs

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Old 12 June 2011, 18:33   #3
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I have a Garmin 556s which I am pleased with
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Thanks Kerny

Garmin's 451 now comes with all of the charts for the British Isles pre-loaded, since doing this they have been struggling to keep up with demand!

Prices start at 299 for the non sonar version.

The Monster's version has a high resolution 5" screen, while the 451 has a 4" screen.
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One thing I forgot to say is consider if you might ever want to use Lowrance's Structure Scan. I didn't, and now I want that too, if I had bought a Lowrance plotter I could have used that as a head unit.
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if I had bought a Lowrance plotter I could have used that as a head unit.
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