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Location: S/V Waltzing Matilda, Port Ludlow, WA (NW Puget Sound)
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Re: Fishfinder vs depth sensor
I would rather have a depth gauge with a relatively small display and great big numbers...instead I have a fish finder that is so big it has to be mounted just inside the companionway hatch, the actual depth numbers are really small and I hit my head on it while cooking have moved it twice and is in he least bad place.
For those who might want to suggest I just buy a depth gauge...the whole set up isn't cheap, then add hauling the boat and time on the hard....I would end up spending $500+ to buy and install a "cheap" $100 depth sounder. I can't find just a depth sounder the uses my old Si Tex transducer
Last edited by wolfenzee; 07-24-2012 at 12:35 AM.