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Old 01-18-2007
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Originally Posted by cardiacpaul
I'm feeling pretty good about my 30 year old datamarine stuff with the vacuum tubes and a glowing wire thingy.
(the other tub has the raymarine, its worked since I've had it, 7 yrs, crossing fingers)
I know what you mean. I put in an Eagle fish finder on the nav station in '03 or so, but I left the old (early '70s) Seafarer 3 echo sounder (with the amazing orange pinwheel!) tucked in beside the VHF. It works and it doesn't draw when it isn't on...so why dump it?
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