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Has anyone else seen the new Hummingbird flashers? I saw one last weekend on a trip to Cabelas and was impressed with them. They have the on screen battery level indicator, dual beam, and three different color patterns you can choose from with one being 5 colors, and adjustable zoom. I normally don't buy things the first year they come out so that the bugs can get worked out but they definately look like something that will compete with the other two flasher companies. Has anyone on here tried one? I'm sure theres someone on here that did some testing for them.

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I haven't used them on the ice yet myself but have seen them in a demo and spent a lot of time talking to the reps. They sure look like great units and are loaded with features. I know there's a few guys here that have tried them and have good thngs to say about them.

I have all 3 models on my HSOforum, feel free to check them out if you're interested. The link is in my signature.

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I would like to hear feedback about them also. They look like a great unit. Considering my first flasher that got used for ice fishing was a humminbird I am very curious. My vexilar still works like a champ but there is always something better.

Too bad there aren't places you could rent them and try them out before you buy them. It would make buying one much more fun and you would have a much more informed desicion on what you get. I would totally be willing to shell out 15 bucks too figure out that I liked or disliked the unit before I dropped 4 bills on it.

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