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Jigging Bob

MarCum-Vexlar hunting

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Jigging Bob

Thinking about purchasing a vexlar.

Does anyone have any suggestions on what a good style or brand would be the best. I heard Lawrence has made a new one with a fish finder like a boat graph has and the traditional Vexlar on it also. Guys that told this to me are kind of full of the beans though most of the time. I was going to get a FL-8 or FL-18 but I have no idea what one is better in the long run. The FL-18 is supposed to be the _____, but it cost quite a bit. Please help. I would even consider used ones also if anyone has one for sale.

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Paul Rohweller

I currently use a fl8 slt, good unit, it has caught me alot of walleyes. the fl 18's are nice too, I like the zoom feature. For the money the new marcums are hard to beat. Had my hands on the lowrance in the store, didnt get too exited about it personally and I'm a lifelong lowrance user. If it were my money and I wanted a unit that had the zoom I'd look at the marcums, if the zoom isnt something you think you need I'd look at the fl8slt...Both the marcums and vexilars are good units and I'd be proud to own either brand.. Paul

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fisherdog19

I just got a Marcum LX3 and I love it. The detail on it is incredible and it's great to be able to zoom in anywhere in the water column. They're a little spendy (399.99), but worth it. For 279 you can get the LX1, the same as the LX3 but with out the zoom. I think Marcum has vexilar beat, especially regarding the interference rejection. My 2 cents.

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