wallyandre

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  1. Just start you’re main motor once in a while
  2. Another interesting point is for the weight; the 20 is exactly like the 15: https://mercurymarine-gsdesign1.netdna-ssl.com/media/filer_public/15/b4/15b42ac6-4ba2-4113-8d67-895db54761af/8m0140132__15-20hp_ss_v2.pdf
  3. Ranging in price from $99 to $1,499 and scheduled for December 2017 delivery, the HOOK2 fishfinder/chartplotter will be sold by authorized Lowrance dealers and distributors throughout the United States and Canada. At the heart of the world’s easiest-to-use HOOK2 fishfinder/chartplotter series is Lowrance Autotuning sonar – a new, game-changing solution that actively corrects sonar settings for the clearest underwater view. Now, anglers can spend more time fishing and less time making manual adjustments to their sonar settings. Most models will also feature full navigational capability and pre-loaded, high-detail mapping HOOK2 is not only easy to use, it’s also a powerful performer on the water. Anglers can cover more water in less time with 2X wider sonar coverage with new Lowrance wide-angle Broadband SounderTM and CHIRP sonar – providing more sonar coverage of most fishfinders on the market today. SideScan and DownScan ImagingTM complete the HOOK2 sonar arsenal on select models, ensuring anglers can view life-like images of fishing-holding structure to both sides and below the boat. HOOK2 fishfinder/chartplotters will be offered in 12-, 9-, 7-, 5- and 4-inch display sizes, and most models will also feature full navigational capability and pre-loaded, high-detail mapping with 1-foot contours of more than 3,000 U.S lakes. HOOK2 coastal models will be available with a US/Canada Navionics® Nav+ mapping card. HOOK2 fishfinder-only models – with the exception of the sonar-only HOOK2 4x Bullet – include a built-in GPS Plotter (without charts) for saving waypoints, following trails and navigating to favorite fishing spots. “With HOOK2, our goal was to capture the spirit of the Lowrance customer who values enhanced sonar and imaging, simple controls and clear displays – all at an extremely competitive price,” said Leif Ottosson, CEO, Navico. “From Autotuning sonar settings, wide-angle sonar with double the coverage of most fishfinders and the easiest-to-use, push-button design, HOOK2 combines powerful performance and simplicity into a fishfinder every angler will love.” The new HOOK2 series will be available in three easy-to-install, value-priced sonar categories to meet every angler’s needs – 3-in-1 sonar with High CHIRP, SideScan and DownScan Imaging; 2-in-1 sonar with High CHIRP and DownScan Imaging; and proven Broadband SounderTM, respectively known as TripleShotTM, SplitShotTM and Bullet. Bullet 4-inch have an eye-catching, new wide-screen design, providing additional detailed sonar history versus vertical 4-inch display models. Videos: https://youtu.be/OjEVekCxdwY https://youtu.be/2SMBFt-Lpf4 More infos: 1 thing very interesting is the coverage for the 200khz; instead of 20deg it's now 40deg. Few screen shots: Mapping screen shot; the previous Hook and Elite HDI were known to have a very slow refresh of the screen when moving fast on the water; it's not the case ith the Hook2: Screen looks like the HDS & the Ti and very easy to use The Tripleshot transducer is smaller then the Totalscan:
  4. Not only fuel injection but many improvements w/o adding weight. Fuel injection is not only what is new. Take a minute to read all the specs https://www.mercurymarine.com/en/ca/...roke/15-20-hp/ https://mercurymarine-gsdesign1.netdna-ssl.com/media/filer_public/27/ca/27ca8782-b02c-48c0-bd44-b2748805c5c7/8m0140134__15hppk_ss_v2.pdf
  5. I run one hydraulic with 3 hds and I never went out of juice on my battery; I do have AGM 1000 amp. My main motor is not running when I troll and my kicker doesn't charge my main battery. But I have a outboard not in a inboard. http://ww2.lowrance.com/Root/Simrad-Documents/OutboardPilot-CableSteerPack_IG_988-10718-004_w.pdf
  6. Accordingly to Octopus it should work. Octopus supply Raymarine and Lowrance for the cable steer ap motor. So with the Lowrance you got the "motor" that turn the wheel, the Nac-1 (computer) and you control the ap with the HDS Octopus website: http://octopusdrives.com/type-r-drive-family
  7. There is some good deals right now on the Gen-3 and HDS-Carbon $649 for a Gen-3 7" https://www.lowrance.com/news/save-up-to-$500/
  8. Navionics app new version for Android Winter fishing is coming and using the Navionics app on ice is often the difference between catching or not catching The Android Navionics Boating Free and Paid versions for Phone and Tablet are live on Google Play with version 8.6. What’s New: - Personalize the app by creating a profile with your picture and activities on the water. Go to Menu > Me - Quickly log into the app via Facebook: join the Navionics Community and team up with millions of boaters! - Easily check your sonar status on the app. If you have done Plotters Sync with your Raymarine, Lowrance, Simrad and B&G at least once, you can renew your plotter card subscription from here with 1 click! Go to Menu > Device Connected - Bug fixing and optimizations
  9. The major "problem" with the Hook and the Elite series are related with the gps side and it's in regard of the speed of the zoom. There is a update that provide a very good improvement for this problem but most of the guys don't care about doing the update and prefer to stay unsatisfied instead of correcting a problem. http://www.lowrance.com/en-US/Software-Updates/hook-software-20/
  10. If our Canadian$ didn't get the 29% drop I would be the new owner
  11. If you are looking for the best electronice mount on the market there are on sale now. Cisco is offering 15% discount on their electronic mount. This is what I use for my 12" and it's rock solid. https://www.ciscofishingsystemsltd.com/shop/marine-electronics-mount-5224 This is the discount code if you order you're Cisco mount online: UDF15 for 15% off.
  12. Sonarchart live screenshots Was fishing the other day on a part of the St-Lawrence river and the chart in the area I was fishing was very inaccurate so I start the sonarchart layer on my Lowrance Carbon and start to chart and at the same time I was recording logs on my Navionics app. Pics from the Carbon and the app
  13. The post status is: Sold
  14. If you never connect you're IPad to you're HDS here a video that explain how:
  15. I think the Lowrance outboard Pilot Cable-Steer Pack is using the Octopus motor so I can see a Gen-2 or Gen-3 with the cable steer pack for a AP. Helm-1 -1 Cable-steer helm drive unit 000-11771-001 This drive unit replaces your manual helm-drive unit on single cable installations. Compatible with Morse 290, 304411 and Teleflex SSC52 cables. Includes voltage rudder-feedback sensor, and is only compatible with NAC-1.