Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Fishing Report Clubs - LIMITED MEMBERSHIP - Join Today - FREE   01/24/2018

      Fishing Minnesota had added a new menu item (see above) called Fishing Report Clubs. It's a way to keep the really good fishing reports coming and being shared only with those who also provide detailed fishing reports. We will only approve new members who request to join if they have already posted a recent fishing report in the area forum, associated with the Fishing Report Club area  you want to join. We are going to limit the number of regular memberships, in the Fishing Report Clubs, to the top 20  members in each Club, to those with the best frequency and quality fishing reports provided in the club and less so in the regular fishing report forum open to all members. The higher quality fishing report reserved for the club of course. If  you want fishing reports  around your area, I would Join Now, some of the clubs are starting to fill fast. Use the Fishing Reports Club link in the Menu above (after you've posted a fishing report in the regular area forum) and request to Join.
  • RECEIVE THE GIFTS MEMBERS SHARE WITH YOU HERE...THEN...CREATE SOMETHING TO ENCHANT OTHERS THAT YOU WANT TO SHARE

    You know what we all love...

    When you enchant people, you fill them with delight and yourself in return. Have Fun!!!

  • 0
Sign in to follow this  
Mudcutter

Marcum customer service

Question

Mudcutter

Have one of the first LX-3. Purchased in 2002. Had what seemed a bad ducer go -- not as much "ping ping" from the ducer. Maybe 12-15 trips with it. Thought for sure it was the ducer, and went to many places looking for replacement ducer and no luck,,, good thing,, took it to Thorne Bros in Fridley and hooked up the unit to good ducer, same problem.

Bad head unit. Sent it in to Marcum in Anoka and in 2 weeks a fixed unit good as new with no bill that was sent to me.

That's some customer service, and will lean towards them in the future.

MUD

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

4 answers to this question

Recommended Posts

  • 0
berfish

Same exact thing happened to me and my roomate. We both bought LX-3's four years ago. His unit went out after sitting dormant over the summer last year. Mine went out this year. It must be pretty common because I called Marcum and the guy knew what it was right away. I also figured it out when I put a different transducer on and neither mine or my roomates worked with my unit but they both worked with my roomates unit. I dropped mine off in Anoka at the repair center and they sent it to my house in four days. Very good customer service.

Lucky they got it done....my ears hurt from the Vex. humming.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0
Jim Almquist

Quote:

Lucky they got it done....my ears hurt from the Vex. humming.


I know what you mean about the noise grin.gif LOVE my LX5 . Most time all you have to do is open up the Vex and lube the brushes and the noise will subside.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0
berke99

What do you use to lube the brushes with?? Thanks.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0
Hookmaster

I picked up another LX-3 on Dec. 8. The signal was weak so I put the transducer from my other one on it and it worked fine. Called Marcum on Dec. 10 and they sent out a new transducer. Tested it on Dec. 11 but it was still weak. I called Marcum back and said the new transducer didn't help and I needed it for an LOW trip on the 14th. He said bring it in. I went up there on Dec. 12 and he swapped the power head. It saved the trip for my son and I since most of our fish were caught jigging. Fantastic customer service.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • JBMasterAngler
      Tried South Lindstrom today. Was able to mark some fish, but they were tight to the bottom, and would not move! Got 1 tiny perch. Was only out for a little bit, then the snow really started coming down. Talked to someone else, and they had the exact same results.
    • monstermoose78
      I have two boss toms at my dads and I think a strutter might be the ticket
    • IceHawk
      I'm really leaning to buying a mojo scoot and shoot amd trying that this year talk about a adrenaline rush. 
    • IceHawk
      I've used a full body full strut before can be good or bad depending on a birds mood at the time. In certain situations they can be a killer, 
    • Wanderer
    • Wanderer
      Shiners and suckers not needed for us this weekend.  The better pike were sucking down my wife’s crappie minnows on a demon in 20 feet.    
    • monstermoose78
      I have 3 avian x hens two feeders and one head up. I gave semi strut Jake as well.  I want to get a full strut
    • jlang_04
      Hey relax, I haven't been out since that weekend. With an 11 months old at home, fishing gets put to a halt quickly! I've been following the threads as much as I can. I know guys are catching crappies in the deeper water still, basins with the chance to go up to shallow. French is usually good for that but have heard Roberd's has come in late. Two weeks ago there were ice castle's everywhere and we were drilling to the end of the auger. I like Cedar too near Faribault because it's an easy access and typically holds fish. You'll have to let me know where you go and how you do! Fish on!  
    • IceHawk
      Have to Agree moose the turkeys are becoming a little smarter each year. Better decoys have definitely upped my odds last few years. Seriously considering those Dave smiths or some Avian X.  Moose what are you using for a setup combo with those Avians? My customs look nice but always looking for something better 
    • sunniewally
      Watching fish on the camera is really fun> One day a musky was being a real pia!  But it was fun watching him. Some days it's around some days not. today I saw him only once.  You sure can learn alot on what it looks like on your depth finder and how the fish are reacting to the different techniques a guy uses!  Have fun, good fishing!
  • Share & Have Fun