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Old 03-15-2006, 08:21 PM
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Default Intercoms------ Are they worth it??

New boat coming in late May or June. Thinking of adding integrated intercoms as an option. The boat will be used in about 4 to 6 poker runs a year max.

What have peoples experience been with these systems? "Is the Squeeze worth the juice?"
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Old 03-15-2006, 08:43 PM
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We have had them three years and they are great for poker runs. Keeps everyone in touch and communicating, and I think makes the run safer. We also have ours wired to the VHF which is the only way you can use it on a loud boat.
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We use a portable one and I wouldn't use the boat without it if I have passengers. Also can hook it to the CD player or the MP3.
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Depends, if are are racing YES !!!!!! if your are lake boating you dont need them.
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Ditto what Dock Holiday said. Would not do another poker run without one.
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I had them installed on my new boat last year. Great for poker runs, or even when the noise is getting to you. Eliminates the shouting to communicate at any speed.
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How do they work in non-sitdown boats?? Can you still hear each other in a stand-up bolster boat?? Will the headsets blow off?
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How do they work in non-sitdown boats?? Can you still hear each other in a stand-up bolster boat?? Will the headsets blow off?
They work great in my friends 42 Sonic. They don't move, sitting or standing.
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They work great in my friends 42 Sonic. They don't move, sitting or standing.
Thanks. A 42 Sonic is bigger than what I was questioning. What if the headset is in the wind a little?
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I bought a set of Revolutions with throat mikes from Trick Marine and am very pleased!!! Illiminates all noise except for the hummmmm of the motor. You can talk in your normal voice and be heard crystal clear. You'll use them more than just for poker runs.
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