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Old 12-31-2015, 08:04 PM   #21
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Old 01-02-2016, 09:14 PM   #22
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Thanks for the picture of the control handle. It look like a nice install! How smooth of a control is it for turning side to side or twist to change elevation?

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Old 01-02-2016, 10:57 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by Larry M View Post
A handheld is much easier to steady on an object.
Echo that !!! Much more positive and quick. Hand held I have holds a charge it seems for ever. KISS

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Old 01-03-2016, 04:45 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by Larry M View Post
We're thing about doing the same thing, get rid of it and add solar panels. At anchor it's great but trying to look at anything under way is a pia. A handheld is much easier to steady on an object.
Slightly different take. I have the same spot as the OP. There have been a couple of times when the sun set before I was able to anchor. Traveling up the ICW in a canal, it was nice to be able to lock the spot in place on a spot a head of me and use it to see in an otherwise pitch black canal. By adjusting the friction clamp, you can move it but it will hold position when you let go. Sometimes you don't have that third hand to spare.


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