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Old 12-13-2013, 06:13 PM
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Wondering if anyone has any feedback on this unit, I did a search but not too much there, I know it is an older model but seem to be some good deals on them. thanks
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Great unit and Livorsi sells colored trim rings for them In addition to using it as a great chartplotter, I converted the digital info buss from my 525 EFIs to display all engine parameters on the 740. Here's link that shows it installed in my boat
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Originally Posted by bonesmalon View Post
Great unit and Livorsi sells colored trim rings for them In addition to using it as a great chartplotter, I converted the digital info buss from my 525 EFIs to display all engine parameters on the 740. Here's link that shows it installed in my boat
https://picasaweb.google.com/1159749.../ActiveThunder
+1.. the 740s is a great unit out of the box but is even better with the G2 Vision card. Definitely worth the money..

bonesmalon... that is a beautiful boat..
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I just got one, played with it in the store for a while seems good.
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I love mine. I have the g2 vision card as well.
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I have one with G2 vision card in my Skater, nice unit at a good cost. I have a 5208 in my RIB and except for screen size I would say it is every bit as good. Bonesmalone are you using the smartcraft gateway? If so do you have tabs on 740 display?
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Old 12-14-2013, 01:20 PM
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thanks for the replies, looks like I will be picking one up
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That might be my Christmas present...who has the best deal on it?
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Originally Posted by sprink58 View Post
That might be my Christmas present...
For me as well!!!
just finished putting it in...
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West Marine has a one day sale today for the 740s, $699. GREAT DEAL!!
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