Anyone have Garmin Livescope Panoptix??

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  1. thill

    thill

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    I have questions...lots of questions.

    I'm considering buying a bundle with the idea of moving the unit to my boat in the spring but I'm not sure about a few things.

    Feel free to pm me if anyone is willing to field some questions.

    Thank you!
     
  2. bigbuckmiddaugh

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    What stuff are you unsure about.
    Besides...money! Lol
    You going with lvs 32
     
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  3. thill

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    Where to mount the monitor to my boat...bow or stern? Where to mount the transducer.

    Can an echomap plus "talk" to my echomap chirp?
     
  4. anon02032020

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    You'll luv it. It's really not fair to the fish tho
    My buddy limits catch way below legal limits because it's too good
     
  5. bigbuckmiddaugh

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    You will need to join garmin site.lol
    I'm pretty sure the chirp doesn't communicate with a plus. I don't think a plus will communicate with another plus.
    I know the chirp will not run lvs 32, need a plus unit. Most run lvs32 on trolling or a separate stick.
     
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  6. thill

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    Thanks! I called Garmin yesterday and got a few questions answered, then called Reeds sporting goods and had a good conversation with them. They really know their stuff!
     
  7. Sparky23

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    Get it. You won't be disappointed . Mount to bow. Biggest game changer to ice fishing since flashers.
     
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    Buddy has one. Took it out on Saginaw bay for a day. I wasn't real impressed. Ice too thick to show forward scan because transducer wouldn't reach below ice, touch screen was screwy in the cold, and the the imaging on screen wasn't 100% real-time. There is like a half second lull from jigging to what you see on screen. I certainly see it's advantages but no way would I pay for something that pricey I can use in limited conditions. Maybe others have different opinions but that's what I thought. I'll stick to my $360.00 FL-8
     
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  9. Wolverine423

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    Well your buddy doesn’t know how to set his unit up then. Your post is so misleading it’s ridicules...
     
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    Watched countless videos on both soft and hard water. When I have enough pennies stashed away I'm pulling the trigger.



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    So you've seen the ones where you can see the fish open its mouth? That alone is amazing
     
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    I've seen a lot of videos but not that one. How can I find that one?
     
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    I cant r.remember which it was... the one jigging for musky maybe? Was a while back I saw it.
     
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  14. thill

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    I did see that one! Its pretty impressive!
     
  15. plugger

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    I am hoping to see one on the ice this year. I wouldn't rule out one being in my future.
     
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