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evinrude19

H2O GPS

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i am going to buy a H20 sometime in the next week and i was wondering what kind of chip does it take? or what one do you recommmend for minnesota only since i dont fish out of state alot

thanks

zach

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A lot of people swear by the LakeMaster chip.

It takes an SD card.

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I used mine yesturday for the 1st time, Lakemaster chip.

Awesome!!! I am very pleased.

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Going to bite the bullet huh? I finally had to do same thing towards the end of last years ice season and got the H20C. Go for the lake master chip and go for the H20C if it is in the budget.

Maybe see ya Rush sometime, (then maybe you can show me how to use mine grin)

Congrats on the future purchase... I think you'll like it.

"hooks"

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is there just a lakemaster chip for minnesota? or is it a region one?

thanks

zach

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What's an XOG?

Lowrance XOG GPS - it's a cross over that can be used for outdoors, and also int he car. It has some downfalls from all the research I've done (shorter batter life, not water proof), but for what I need, it should work. Also nice to have one that works well in the car too.

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is there just a lakemaster chip for minnesota? or is it a region one?

thanks

zach

Yes, there is a Lakemaster chip just for Minnesota.

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I see this is a lake master ad. Kidding any way get a chip. If you have a snowmobile or atv. Get a mount and install the unit.Its nice to look and see where you are going in the winter to.

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got a h20c with the lakemaster chip for x mas,used it yesterday all i can say is this thing is great

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is there just a lakemaster chip for minnesota? or is it a region one?

thanks

zach

yes their is a minnesota chip... they dont make regional chips just state by state.

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The H2Oc and a LakeMaster chip is a GREAT way to go, especially if you're mainly fishing lakes in MN. It's one of those things where after you get it you'll wonder why you waited so long. Low prices and free shipping here ....

H2Oc

Minnesota LakeMaster Chip

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Does the Lakemaster chip include all the lakes in MN? I just received one also and I was trying to figure out which chip I should get but when I was researching what lakes are on them I could not find that anywhere on the internet. Can a person also purchase a chip for these of roads?

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I just got a H2O for christmas from my girlfriend and cant wait to play with it...

She ordered it from PerchJerker at ProFishingSupply. Cant beat his prices and service. Thanks Dave, i'll be ordering a chip soon...

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The lakemaster chip will allow you to zoom in much further than the navionics chip, but the navionics have more than just minnesota lakes... i believe the navionics chip has N.D., MN, MI,and IA, but the lakemaster only has Minnesota lakes...

I got the Lakemaster, and my buddy got the Navionics.

My buddy wishes he had gotten the lakemaster.

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Thanks for the link to the lakes. Does anybody know where the cheapest place is to purchase the lakemaster chip?

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I bought mine off of Craigs. $80 for the MN2008, I paid with paypal and he shipped it to me but is in Prior lake and woud allow pick up at the same price. Shane is his name. if you cant find him send me a message or a post. Enjoy!!

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From what I understand, the H2O units are going away from the standard Lakemap format. In other words, you won't be able to use the same chip in your boat depth finder and the H2O in the future. The new h2O units will use the micro SD card, or at least a different one than the boat models use.

I'm not sure when the changeover will occur, but really a bummer if you ask me.

This info came from a salesman at a large sporting goods retailer, who had just talked to a rep from Lowrance. The rep said they've had all kinds of people contact Lowrance to tell them they're making a big mistake, but no luck. It's one of those "corporate" decisions that leaves the customers hosed.

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fishing guru I got an etrex legend, and I looked up the software and chips. I really like the amount of lakes on the new navionics pro. Which do you use?

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