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RiverFish

Vex owners.

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For those of you that own a vex and have fished along side a Marcum Lx-5, have you had any interfence problems?

Reason I am asking is, I would like to buy a Marcum, but don't want to cause problems with my buddies who use vex's.

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Interesting you should ask... I used a Vex(fl-20) and a Marcum lx-5 simultaniously down the same hole a few weeks ago. I hit the i.r. feature on each unit and I had no problems w/interference whatsoever! I pucks were either touching or inches apart! I was amazed...

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I get some but it really is not that bad, I have an FL18. You would get more interference if you were to get another Vex I would think.

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I have an FL-8. I get more interference when I fish next to an FL-18 than I do when I fish with an LX-5.

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Humminbirds have no interference.

I have never had any issue getting rid of interference with my LX5 next to a 18 or anything else.

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Whn I bought my FL-20 this year, the salesman told me that I would never be able to fish next to any marcum due to interference.....A buddy of mine has a Marcum, and we fish together often without any problems.

Dustin

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Thanks for the response guys. I have heard similiar things to what dustin was saying. I would hate to ruin a trip to URL or LOW because I can not use my flasher. Still deciding between a vex and a Marcum. I have a Fl 8 but would like to upgrade to a flasher with a zoom. Looking for a good price.

Thanks again.

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Humminbirds have no interference.

I have never had any issue getting rid of interference with my LX5 next to a 18 or anything else.

I had a Humminbird and my fishing buddy had one too, the humminbirds had interfearance with each other. But they will not have any interfearance with anyother flasher not even if they are down the same hole!

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I have a 18 and have been with LX 3&5.All I needed to do was hit the ir button. Found out when the gains are turned down its no problem.

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I fish along side Marcums with my Vex every once in awhile, and don't have any problems.

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I have a FL-18 and just got a LX-5 and 1 push of a button on each and both were good. I dont think you will have any issues with a Marcum along side a Vexlar.

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I get little to none with my LX5 with anything else. My FL8 will pick up some, but not bad. If it's with another vex the the FL8 picks up more.

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