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Polar Bear

New LX3-tc...SIMULATOR DOESN'T WORK :(

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Got a great deal from Reeds at the sport show on a new Marcum yesterday but the simulator mode doesn't work when I hold down the Zoom while starting up. Kinda ticks me off. Whats wrong? confused.gif

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I don't think that's a 'feature' on that model, unless they rigged it up on floor models for sales purposes. My LX-3 had the tc upgrade performed on it and it doesn't have any simulator, either.

Whenevever I want to see something like that, I need to go fishin'. DRAT! smirk.gif

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schweady, I'm looking at the instructions now, they say if I hold down the Zoom buttton while starting up the simulator mode will begin. The unit I got was not a rebuilt or a show special, it was a sealed box with original packaging.

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My LX3-TC does not have that feature, but my LX5 does. I am guessing that is one of the features the LX5 has over the LX3.

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I think its against policy to offer advertised deals on these units. They are "price protected". Ask the sales staff what discount they are offering and you might be pleasantly surprised.

I can't figure out why the instruction manual tells about the simulator if it isnt offered on this model.

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Polar_Bear:

Your not nuts or going crazy. The LX3tc does have the "simulator" function.

Press down & hold the ZOOM button while you turn the unit on. Mine goes right in to the simulation mode...

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The Marcum LX-3tc does have the simulator. Unfortunately not all the units have it. I don't know why but some didn't get it but most did. I guess you will just have to go fishing to see the awesome features. wink.gif

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Polar Bear:

Here's a shot in the dark -- Does your dial face say "LX-3tc" or just "LX-3"? Maybe Marcum took some of their LX-3 units, performed the tc upgrade, and reboxed them with LX-3tc instruction manuals that mistakenly refer to a simulator option... ???

Like others have already said, your "problem" can be cured by cutting a hole in the ice. grin.gif

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Schweady, thanks for the replies but I thought of checking that already. Yep, it definitely says LX3-tc right on the dial, the box and also the owners manual. I guess Bob Horn is probably right...some have the sim and some don't. Its not really a big deal but I was just curious.

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