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Does anyone sell just the Vexilar by itself?

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My Dad's Vex fried here a couple of weeks ago and he just wants to buy the unit itself, I've been looking around and all I've seen is the Pro-Paks for $299 and the Genz-Paks for $279, he already has the Transducer and battery and float and charger, he just wants the unit itself. Anywhere he can get one? He has the FL-8 but its one of the 1st models so it was ready to go. Thanks for any help I can get!

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may want to write to the company and ask,i myself have never seen just the vex itself,it would be worth a shot good luck

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also depending on what is wrong with it, they might be able to fix it for him

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I would suggest contacting the company. My FL-8 (18yrs. old) just fried ie: motor went out, and they were able to put in a new motor for about $100 or so. It sure beat a whole new unit. Just go to their HSOforum (company name.com) and you can get the phone number and address.

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Take it to the Vex service center. I took one in for a friend who hadn't filed a flight plan when his blew out of the back of his truck, and they completely rebuilt it for just the price of the parts.

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I took an old FL-8 in last summer. It was completely fried and the transducer was also shot. Walked out of there with a completely rebuilt unit and new x ducer for about $130. And yes, if you contact them, they will sell just the Vex itself. I asked a rep at a show in November and at first he said no. A while later (after he checked) he said they would. But the price was higher than having the old one repaired...........T

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I bought my fl-18 at fleet last year, in the box, w/iceducer for 269.00 or was it 239.00
one or the other.

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Fishnutbob,
Would you mind telling me how much the FL18 (unit only) was at Fleet Farm?
Thanx.

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Too bad the guy lives in Mankato... frown.gif

Another place in the metro twin cities for help with fish electronics is Action's Fishing in Anoka.

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Look at the Vexilar FL8-SLT deep with the dual beam color iceducer on Reed's page. It costs less than the units with the single beam iceducer and is a good deal. My unit arrived in the next day after I placed the order.

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Thanks guys, he ended up going to Fleet in Brainerd last weekend and picked himself up a new one, he needed one, the other had seen it's better days!

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its on old shakopee road in bloomington 6667 west they have moved in last few months.

[This message has been edited by hawkeye43 (edited 02-11-2004).]

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