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Do you remember these?
« on: June 07, 2019, 01:10:00 PM »
Here is the locator I got with our pontoon boat.  I had one of these 20 or 30 years ago.  I had to rig up a bracket to mount it.  Works great and you know it is kind of refreshing to just go back to the basics. 

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Re: Do you remember these?
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2019, 02:06:33 PM »
 :happy1: yes I do.
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Re: Do you remember these?
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2019, 02:11:38 PM »
heck I still have one!!!!!!    :happy1: :happy1:
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Re: Do you remember these?
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2019, 03:58:43 PM »
I got a couple of them old Eagles. I liked them for what they did.

I just replaced one on the river boat. Cause, I troll a lot and like to know speed.
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Re: Do you remember these?
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2019, 04:38:19 PM »

That an't nutten.  This was on a used boat I bought 30 years ago. Suked when the paper roll ran out on a hot spot!  :mad1:   

I loved the burning electrical smell coming from it when slow trolling!  :smoking:
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Re: Do you remember these?
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2019, 11:39:35 PM »
Here is the locator I got with our pontoon boat.  I had one of these 20 or 30 years ago.  I had to rig up a bracket to mount it.  Works great and you know it is kind of refreshing to just go back to the basics.

By looking at da screen I noticed you were fishing what day call da fingers area. How were ya able ta find dat spot :scratch: Specially in 21ft of water.


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Re: Do you remember these?
« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2019, 06:59:08 AM »
Lot's of skinny fish in that area.   :happy1:

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Re: Do you remember these?
« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2019, 12:49:39 PM »
This is what I got to replace my eagle....
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Re: Do you remember these?
« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2019, 01:03:32 PM »
Very nice.  What an upgrade. 

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Re: Do you remember these?
« Reply #9 on: June 09, 2019, 01:20:34 PM »
This is what I got to replace my eagle....
HD what did that set up back?????? i'm working momma to maybe upgrade mine......someday.
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Re: Do you remember these?
« Reply #10 on: June 09, 2019, 02:32:32 PM »
This is the "Hook" with the gps function. The screen is very comparable with the Eagle, only 4 inches. So, don't expect it to be as large as the regular Lowrance.
It does NOT have maps, but you can use it for navigation plotting your course. The only reason I got it was to show speed, and checking it with my cell phone...it's pretty accurate.

This the "cheap" model at $100, I got it off ebay.

You can get a lesser "Hook" model for around $85 if you don't want the gps function.

Sorry to hijack your thread LPS......
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Re: Do you remember these?
« Reply #11 on: June 09, 2019, 05:07:01 PM »
heck I still have one!!!!!!    :happy1: :happy1:
Me too! Mine is a portable unit with the transducer attached by a suction cup bracket. Rigged it with a fused trailer harness & battery charger clips to be able to use it on different boats. Think  :scratch: mine was new in '84. :smiley:
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Re: Do you remember these?
« Reply #12 on: June 09, 2019, 07:11:02 PM »
I remember my first locator was a Hummingbird back in the 80's.  A buddy and I bought it together.  I put the transducer on a 1 x 2 and used a C clamp to hold it to the transom.  We too had clamps to connect to the battery.  Opened a whole new world.

 

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