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I have a lawrance hds 12 an cannot get the radar overlay to
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Charles
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I have a Lowrance HDS7 Gen 2 depth finder that I am using to
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I have a bow mounted LMS-520 and it seems to always turn off
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I bought an HDS7 and would like to overlay radar from an Autohelm
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Presently I have 2 units on my boat. Front unit is HDS5 W/insight
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Charles
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Hi - we recently purchased a lowrance hds7 gen2 touch, had
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Hi my name is XXXXX XXXXX I have lawrance X87 sounder was working
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I wish to buy either a 5 HD or 7 HD (Gen 2 ? ) for my Lund
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