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H2o and floating

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Justa helpful hint to those of us that don't read manuals closely...ie. ME...The ifinder h2o only floats w/lithium batteries...energizer e^2 recommended. Found out the hard way canoeing on Pleasant. First time I had it out and plooop, 20 ft of water confused.gif Anyone else learn this lesson the hard way...why Lowrance doesn't put this info 1st thing in bold print I dunno...but, it's in the manual on pg 15. Hope this saves someone else from the same headache!

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Ouch! Did you get it back? If not, I may be going for a dive out there grin.gif

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I had one hit the ice fishing hole but my hand was down scooping it up so quick it didn't have a chance to sink. I have the lithium batteries in it now and am gonna have to do a float test in the kitchen sink.

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Justa helpful hint to those of us that don't read manuals closely...ie. ME...The ifinder h2o only floats w/lithium batteries...energizer e^2 recommended. Found out the hard way canoeing on Pleasant. First time I had it out and plooop, 20 ft of water
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Anyone else learn this lesson the hard way...why Lowrance doesn't put this info 1st thing in bold print I dunno...but, it's in the manual on pg 15. Hope this saves someone else from the same headache!


Yeah I read that and some had posted it on here as well. I don't plan on testing it though. wink.gif

Too bad about the GPS. Did you mark the spot with your.....? nevermind. wink.gif

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Ouch! Did you get it back? If not, I may be going for a dive out there
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About 20ft of water just NE of the western point...BTW it has a 2006 navionics chip in it also smirk.gif

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How was the fishing? Hopefully you hammered them.

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Not a single one. The only action was from waves generated by a guy running his motor for the first time. I think w/ this warm up the all elusive and short-lived crappie bite will happen soon. It still was a great day for getting the canoe out and having the good company of a friend!

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