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Just bought a used boat it came with hummingbird 787c2 need…

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Just bought a used boat it came with hummingbird 787c2 need texas lake card and operating manual. also what is the fuel oil mix for 85 mercury 2 stroke 35 hp/

Mechanic's Assistant: Sometimes boat issues seem like they'll be really complicated, but end up being easy to fix. The Marine Electronics Specialist I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so the Marine Electronics Specialist can help you best.

Never powered unit thought I should read first then operate. it has empty slot for card

Mechanic's Assistant: Is there anything else the Marine Electronics Specialist should be aware of?

Yes I will be moving unit to new boat

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Do you need another power cord for the 787?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No thanks. Forget about hummingbird.
What is oil to gas ratio for 1985 mercury 35 hp 2 stroke motor
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 4 months ago

It is 50 :1 on the engine.

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Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 4 months ago

Did you find the map card and the manual for the 787?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thanks ,that's all
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 4 months ago

Ok. If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask.

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