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      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

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My console sonar unit is beginning to show signs of decay. Every once in a while it blanks out, can't find bottom, etc. Usually, I just turn it off and reboot and all is well. It's a Lowrance X-51.

I like the unit, it does most anything I want it to do but when the time comes to replace it, I'm not sure which way I'll go. I have another sonar on my bow mount, Lowrance X-67C and I like that one too.

There are a lot of different brands and models out there, each with their own unique characteristics. I was wondering what you all like to use. What do you like about them and what don't you like. I'm not interested in a GPS/Sonar combo, just a sonar unit.

One brand that has been mentioned to me before is Raytheon.

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Recently the Birds have been tuff to beat for the price. Go check out some units and get the one you like and can afford. There is a lot of the old Ford VS Chevy stuff when it comes to fishing gear.

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