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Old 05 March 2009, 18:16   #1
Country: UK - Wales
Town: Southampton
Boat name: DynaMoHumm/ SRV/deja
Make: Avon8.4, 5.4 & 4.777
Length: 8m +
Engine: Cat3126 Yam 90 &70
MMSI: 42
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Standard Horizon chartplotters

The works boat presently has a Simrad CR40 and I'd like to augment it with a Standard Horizon Chartploter which kinda fits well with the Standard Radio I'm buying. Question is did I see some comments on this forum that the chertplotters weren't too waterproof/reliable has anybody had any problems with them at all.

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Old 06 March 2009, 01:03   #2
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Country: UK - England
Town: Newport IoW
Boat name: Amean/Pronto/Rumbo
Make: Solent Rib Princess
Length: 7m +
Engine: 200hp Etec 260x 2
MMSI: lots of them
Join Date: Sep 2003
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Got through 4 in one season
If you do get one whack some gaffir tape around it not pretty but effective.
Has not failed me yet and very simple to use with good graphics .
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Old 06 March 2009, 01:55   #3
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Country: UK - Wales
Boat name: The Full Morty II
Make: Air Craft/Shakespere
Length: 8m +
Engine: Etec 300hp/Etec150hp
Join Date: Feb 2001
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fitted a big screen one to a fishing boat........lasted 2 weeks...replaced now and still working well
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Old 06 March 2009, 02:47   #4
Country: UK - England
Town: Mighty Penryn
Boat name: Little Joe.
Make: Avon Searider
Length: 4m +
Engine: Honda BF50
Join Date: Aug 2005
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My 300 has had bucket loads chucked over it on 3hr Scilly trips and is holding up well enough.
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Old 06 March 2009, 06:39   #5
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Aberdeenshire
Boat name: Kikican
Make: Vipermax 7
Length: 7m +
Engine: F250 / FT9.9 Aux
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Mine gets a good wash with a jetwash after every use. Not close up but it gets a good flush. Still works fine.

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