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DRH1175

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What's a guy to do? I have owned a Colorpoint since they first came out. It has been a pain in the but. Never really working properly. I finally had enough and called Hummingbird about it today. They no longer service this unit. Have no more transducers. They said they will however give me a trade in price for it on a new Hummingbird unit. What the heck do they sell that would work to replace my flasher? I want a flasher, for Ice Fishing. This kinda stinks thought they would help me out better than this. What would you do about this?

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Man that's a bad deal all around I know what your feeling first hand I had 3 colorpoints and only one worked well the other two were returned. All I can tell you is if you like the thin line display on the Colorpoint then you will love MarCum's LX series flashers. The LX-3 is the best 3 color flasher available right now.

If you don't care for the zoom feature the LX-1 display mirrors the Colorpoint, that would be a cheaper option for you if you can't get the Colorpoint fixed. Good luck.

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Have you tried Fish-Lectronics for parts, it seems they still have some Zercom parts. http://www.fishlectronics.com/

Just my 2¢

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Just found this on another board from today when someone asked about repairs to a Colorpoint. Not sure if this is a different place than you called or not though. Might be worth a shot.

Call (334) 687-0503 It is the division of Humminbird that made them, they still do repairs on that unit. Eufaula, Alabama. They are on central time.

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Another idea is to get a new unit from them, sell it on eBay as new / never used, and used the cash toward a different flasher. Good luck.

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Hey DRH1175, what do you need for your Colorpoint? I have a couple ice transducers laying around if you are in need of one. If you are in the Northern Metro area we could try them out on your machine. Shoot me a message at edjwendt at juno dot com if you are interested.

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Only problem is the price they sell you the replacement for is almost the price of something new at the store. I just gave up and bought a Vexilar. All I needed was a new swicth for my zercom, thought I'd eventually find one, save teh unity for a while then decided to can it.

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