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Which Sonar would you get and why

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Hello all, looking at purchasing a new fish finder from Bass Pro during their spring classic event. I have a Lund Mr Pike 17 ft boat and currently have a Garmin Echomap 54 on the bow with a Humminbird 798SI on the dash, but the plan is to sell the humminbird for cash for the new finder. Some requirements are that if I sell the current Humminbird I will need SI on the new finder. I would also like live mapping, GPS, and down view. Finally, would like to keep it $600 or under.

 

Options: 

 

1. Garmin echoMap 94sv CHIRP, comes with a free $150 Lake Vu card, and qualifies for their $50 triple crown bonus.

 

2. Lowrance Hook2 Tripleshot7. Does not have live mapping, but has everything else, I would get the base mapping model. Also qualifies for $50 bonus card.

 

3. Humminbird Helix 7 SI GPS G2. Live mapping, best SI out of the bunch, but smaller screen than the Garmin. 

 

Let me know which unit you would go with and why! Thanks! 

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I have #3 but I got the n version because it was for my yak and when I get a boat I plan to move it to the console and get a 10 or 12 for the front. I love the glass face soooo much easier to clean.

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#1

You have a Garmin

9" screen vs 7" screens

Easiest to navigate through menus

QuickDraw mapping

You can add Panoptix at any time to it

 

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