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Old 07-12-2019, 06:05 PM   #1
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B & G Electronics Good Stuff?

I am hearing and seeing more and more B&G. Iíve never had any experience with them. Are they a good option for a full set of vessel electronics?
What kind of repair services do they provide?
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Old 07-12-2019, 07:50 PM   #2
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I am hearing and seeing more and more B&G. Iíve never had any experience with them. Are they a good option for a full set of vessel electronics?
What kind of repair services do they provide?
Thanks.
B&G is part of the Navico line (Lowrance, Simrad, and B&G). Decent gear overall, but I'd opt for Raymarine, Garmin, or Furuno.
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In reading most their reviews it seems that they are mostly focused on the Sail Boat industry.
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B&G is part of the Navico line (Lowrance, Simrad, and B&G). Decent gear overall, but I'd opt for Raymarine, Garmin, or Furuno.


Good advice. I am more leaning to Garmin and Raymarine as they have a full lineup.


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I prefer the Navico equipment over Garmin & Raymarine. I have the B&G on my sailboat, it's programing is tailored for sail. The Lowrance is tailored to fishing and the Simrad is more Motor Yacht oriented and is what I will be refitting my trawler with.
The hardware is all very similar and all the components play nice with one another when combined.
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Good read on the current lineups:

https://www.marlinmag.com/new-marine...furuno-simrad/
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I prefer the Navico equipment over Garmin & Raymarine. I have the B&G on my sailboat, it's programing is tailored for sail. The Lowrance is tailored to fishing and the Simrad is more Motor Yacht oriented and is what I will be refitting my trawler with.
The hardware is all very similar and all the components play nice with one another when combined.
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I chose to go with Raymarine as at the time I was told that Ray's radar was a better product.
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