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Where to buy electronics???

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I'm looking for a new(er)locator for the bow of my boat, or a combo GPS/locator for the stern. I've been watching e-bay lately but I might buy something new this time. Looking for suggestions on where to buy. Online works for me also.

Thanks in advance for your responses,

Nick

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Go to Marine General. Call them and ask about show specials they always seem to have some deals on different units.

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I have had the best luck and found the best prices on Ebay. Plus you pay no sales tax and that can add up on electronics purchases.

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Check out Wade at Jolly marine. He is out of iowa and ships next day to your house free and matches prices. I am very happy with the Lowrance 332 I got from him for $599 w/no tax.

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Check cabelas bargain cave, always some good buys there depending what you desire.

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Wow, that LCX17 from Reeds if it has GPS antenna it's a heck of a good deal. I can't believe the price $ 449.00

And I know some people is trying to sell me a used LCX15 for $ 400.00......shocked.gif

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I would check with these 3 places:

Marine General

Reeds

Thorne Brothers

You can't go wrong with any of them. You probably want it now, but if you wait until winter you can buy it at one of the sports shows. They are usually willing to deal a little more at the shows.

Good Luck!

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I buy most of my stuff from Jolly Ann, the rest I buy from eBay

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i would highly reccommend thorn bros. they will do their best to match others prices if you find a better deal elsewhere, and hteir customer service is second to none!!

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I like to froogle stuff I am going to buy.

(option at google) Stuff is usually quite a bit less than retail. It doesn't always find what I am looking for but usually does.

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Jolly Ann marine is the place. No sales tax, free shipping and great service. Wade is also a very good fisherman. He knows his stuff and will give steer you in the right direction. Have any questions zip him an email and he will respond within a few hours at worst.

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Not sure if this is universal, but I understand the mark-up on electronics is typically pretty low - most places don't make a ton of money on electronics sales...

I'd agree with the MArine General plug - Russ has been known to cut a deal or two in his day...

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Thorne Bros will give you a good deal and make sure you get what you want. They walk you through the different options and help you pick one out that truly suits your needs. They provide excellent customer service and are easy to work with. You will also find that their prices are very comparable to other stores, if not better on some units...

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