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Question about Marcum LX3

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I have owned an LX3 for a couple yrs now and sometimes when I look at the screen of my buddies FL18 his seems like the bars that mark his bait and the fish are more solid than what I am looking at with my LX3. When I jig, my line appears more solid then when the bait is sitting still etc. When a few fish are on the screen they almost blend together, sometimes 2 small fish seem like 1 single bigger fish(I suppose they might just be that close to each other). Is this normal? It just seems like my buddy dosen't experience this as much as I do.

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My lines are solid and crisper than the Vex, and if two fish are really close to each other it will look like 1 single big fish.

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No experience with the 3 but my 5 is alot more crisp than my partners FL-20 and 10x more crisp than the old 18 the wife had.

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have had my LX3 for about five years and not had problems. Marcum did change the colors a couple years back and renamed it the LX3 TC [TC for true color.] made the colors brighter and changed one to green I believe. The older models the two colors do seem to blend a little sometimes making it harder to see. Try turning the gain up a little see if that helps. usally I can run my one 1 or less. Also running two units side by side you will get a little feedback causing distortion

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opsirc, mine is a TC. I also rarely run one side by side. When I do run mine side by side with a vex it is definitely easier to see mine.

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