Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
tjz123

Vexilar worn out

8 posts in this topic

My vexilar is making alot of noise. Heard that the brass ring inside may be worn out. Anyone know if this is repairable ? Cost ?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I think a lot of the guts are replaceable. Cost??? You'd have to call Vexilar. www.vexilar.com

[This message has been edited by Dave (edited 03-06-2000).]

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Talked with the rep's from Vexilar at the sport show. Repair on a Fl-8 can run from $65-$95, depending on the ammount of repair needed.
Rob

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

One of the faq's on the Vexilar web page says: "The motor and display brush assembly, however, have a limited life time. You can expect to replace these two items every 3 to 5 years, if you use the unit regularly. Tip - Get the brushes replaced before they wear down too far, it may save your motor and some repair cost."

I contacted Vexilar and they told me that it would cost $60 to have this done.

Good luck!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Maybe it's time to buy a new Zercom Colorpoint... It is a better unit than Vexilar anyway...in my opinion.

Had great success with my Colorpoint this year.

Good Luck,

Skeets

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Skeets--

Why is it better? They are pretty much the same thing aren't they? Unless, of course, you consider Coke and Pepsi different.

Brad

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
http://www.zercom.com/colorpoint.html

Brad, check out this site, it compares the two units and Zercom wins hands down.

I have used both units before and I really like my Colorpoint.

By the way, I like Pepsi better than Coke!

Good Luck,

Skeets

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That would be like comparing Ford and Chevy on a Chevy HSOforum, who is going to win?
Both are good units, and each have their good and bad points. Which one is better is in who, and how, the unit is being used. There are too many variables that can be changed slightly to make one unit appear to be better than the other. In the end they both work and both accomplish they same task.
Rob

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • Been out on a few solo adventures lately. Finding some slab crappies mostly. Got into a mix of gills and slabs today! Fish have been hit and miss this ice season locally but if your willing to put the work in you can find em. Finding fish in that 20-30 fow area depending on the weather. Crappies range from 12-14" and the gill is 10". Most fish caught on plastic baits, a few on waxies. It's been a blast lately! Hopefully my luck keeps up! Have a look!! 
    • Very good-think for yourself.  Trust-to a degree-your gut.  Hemingway always bragged about his buhlsnick sniffer and most of the press people in my life have had excellent  sniffers. But you HAVE to believe in some media efforts simply because there is no value to them of lying about some things and frankly I doubt that many do with any regularity. As far as you 'why I have no idea" regarding political parties and those "invested" in them it is because they BELIEVE certain causes or philosophy's are what they agree with.  Nothing wrong with that. Communists fervently believe (or did) that their way was the best.  Libertarians the same and of course Republicans and Democrats espouse the basic beliefs of their party. There is nothing wrong with any of the PARTIES.....it is the PEOPLE who end up at the top of them. I have learned that one of the reasons for that is simple:   too many truly good and decent people pf talent and ability cannot bring themselves to run for office. It has become degrading and the reason is simple.....because the public trashes and bashes all politicians as "corrupt" and the politicians who ARE corrupt deter others from seeking office. We have some pretty sleazy people running this country and it is sad. No,   I do not know the answer. It is too late.
    • The great part is he doesn't own a house yet down here so if the plan is in-home daycare, he can look for a house that will suit his needs.   One thing I would do different if I were going to up and move but I had to stay around the metro area, I would move to the far north suburbs instead of the far south suburbs where I am now. I hate having to go through the cities in order to go up north for the weekend camping or fishing.
    • You should make us all some ribs so we can taste it. 
    • I like a lot of the new Shell's flavors that they have now but I got burnt out on regular Shell's back in college because I had 3 roommates that were all from New Ulm and they could buy returnable bottle cases really cheap. How ever many cases could stack in our apartment from floor to ceiling is how many we would go through each week.
    • The drawer rails you just want ones with "detent" on them. I think ours are set to 10lbs.   Here are pics for the doors.
    • You might want to try, if you haven't already, the app WAZE on your phone.   real time traffic and suggested alternative routes.  
    • I had a guy do that also on Sat in N.D. Pulled in with a Ford F350 and a big Ice Castle and started his  2000 watt All-Pro generator and set it in front of his pickup about 40 ft and went and got in his house. I went and asked him if he want to plug into my Honda 2000 so I didnt have to listen to its all afternoon.   But when I left we picked up and got everything ready. He never came out and I could see him looking out the window so I just unplugged his cord and picked up my generator and left. Never came out to thank me. But the guy next to me thanked me so he wouldnt have to listen to it.
    • Agree on both Stall & Stewart as huge bonuses....but I'm not going to give Fletch credit...it's all on those 2 players that they resurrected their game with new found youth.  It was a "wing & a prayer" from Fletch's standpoint....he had to do something, threw his darts on the wall and they stuck at Stall and Stewart and fortunately for Fletch it has worked out...and both were cheap signings....
    • Dang right!! Nuttin' better than the Reb and Smurfy show!!!! 
  • Our Sponsors