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BOTTOM MACINE QUIT WORKING

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Sorry I haven't posted in a while. I have caught a few fish but nothing spectacular lately. My bottom machine quit working on Saturday while we were offshore snapper fishing. I think it's just the transducer but I don't want to spend any money on this unit. I am considering a Lowrance Elite FS9 with the active imaging 3 n 1 transducer. I fish out of a 22 ft. bay boat and generally don't get deeper than 70 feet or so. Is this a good choice ?

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Sorry I misspelled machine and don't now how to fix it.
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What brand was the bottom machine that quit working? Was there an error message?


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Its an older Lowrance HDS. No error message.
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THOMAS CITY CURVE wrote: June 9th, 2021, 1:40 pm Sorry I haven't posted in a while. I have caught a few fish but nothing spectacular lately. My bottom machine quit working on Saturday while we were offshore snapper fishing. I think it's just the transducer but I don't want to spend any money on this unit. I am considering a Lowrance Elite FS9 with the active imaging 3 n 1 transducer. I fish out of a 22 ft. bay boat and generally don't get deeper than 70 feet or so. Is this a good choice ?

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Old Dog recently bought one, maybe he'll comment. I don't have the newest FS model but I've had two Elite 9's and I've seen Old Dog's FS model in operation.. I love mine and imo they're awesome machines for both inshore and off.
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Run a pretty large Hummingbird on my Ranger. Love the graphing and side imaging in those depths. Better than the Lowrance HDS I had previously. Can’t speak to the unit you reference. Let us know what you decide.
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Picked up the Lowrance at Academy on Friday. Got it installed yesterday. Easy to operate,chart is pretty nice. Haven’t been on the water yet but will report after first trip.
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