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jakemcarroll

Marcum VX-1 for $199

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I just picked up my first "real" flasher tonight (I had been using an OLD lowrance converted to an ice unit, and it just wasn't cutting it anymore). I was so pumped when I saw my local gander still had a couple of these on sale! I can't wait to get out tomorrow morning and put it to use!

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I also got my first flasher, same one, last night. Had it out on the lake today for a while. I am very happy with this model, and for that price it was a heck of a deal. Man, my fishing buddies are gonna be psyched that I'm not hitting them up to mark a hole for me!

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You will be amazed at the fish you missed without it. Great unit. The bottom zoom rocks.

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Got one last year. Definitely the best thing I have ever bought for ice fishing. Love it with the aftermarket soft case.

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Where can you pick up a soft case other than online?

I have friend with a Marcum rod case that has a spot for four rods, misc tackle and a spot for the flasher on the bottom. I have seen them for around 50$ online. It is perfect for the type of fishing I do. Are there other brands that have a similar style bag?

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Where can you pick up a soft case other than online?

I have friend with a Marcum rod case that has a spot for four rods, misc tackle and a spot for the flasher on the bottom. I have seen them for around 50$ online. It is perfect for the type of fishing I do. Are there other brands that have a similar style bag?

Check out Thorne Brothers.

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Hey Jake,

I'm in the market for a VX-1 as well. What Gander did you find this at?

Thanks!

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I just got my super deluxe bright red padded soft cover today. I ordered it from Marcum customer service. It was just delivered by an official representative of Fed Ex. $43.65 with freight and tax and all. I must have wanted it pretty bad. It sure fits and looks nice though!

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I saw that deal last week before Chirstmas and didn't buy it because I thought I was going to get it. When I didn't get it for Chirstmas, I went to Gander in Blaine. They were out of them all and the guy checked the computer and said that the one in Eden Prarie "might" have one. I finally convinced the gy to sell me the one on the shelf so I didn't have to drive 40 minutes away and not get one. I checked a few other places and saw them being sold for 279.99 at the cheapest.

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found one yesterday at the lakeville gander, they still had 1-2 left for 199, ep was out.

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if you get to Mills Fleet farm I believe they are on sale there also.

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