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mrpike1973

help how old marcum lx 1

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hi i just bought a used marcum lx 1 fish finder i believe its older it does not have bottom lock just a depth scale knob a gain knob and a button that says ir on it i would put a picture in but i have no camera i got this for 50 dollers and just wondering if i got took. i tried it out on a dock tonight it locked on bottom and had a lot of orange and red some green colers not much for green. when i wiggled the cable with the transducer. i think it may hav cut out the guy i bought it from said it did it for him once in a while could this be replaced or is this nonfixable. i just had to jump at this because i could afford it and probably cant get a new one i figured i didnt lose to much of the rent money he he thanks for any help ive never used a flasher so i dont know anything about it

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I would call MarCum cust service.. GIve them the Serial number an they should be able to tell you what year it is from.

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It sounds like you need a new transducer. About $70 should solve your problems. Even after that, you still got a ripping deal. The LX 1 was taken out of production about 3 years ago when the VX 1 was introduced. The LX 2 and the LX 3tc use the same transducer as the LX 1. Age wise I got no help.

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