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Thread: FOR CRYING OUT LOUD! My luck with underwater cameras continues!

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    Default FOR CRYING OUT LOUD! My luck with underwater cameras continues!

    First the Aqua view Quatro flooded the camera, next I think (well maybe spend more money...) and the Marcum 570s craps out, then I buy one from Cabelas "bargin cave" thinking (maybe they got what ever made it fail fixed) and it's camera housing has fogged up! Geeeze... does anyone make an underwater camera that lasts more than 1 season?
    "If your not the lead dog.... the view never changes"

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    I should add THIS is why I love my Vexilar!
    "If your not the lead dog.... the view never changes"

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    ALL VIDEO AND UNDERWATER SHOT ON GOPRO, NO COMPLAINTS.


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    I love my vexilar too. Seeing what kind of fish it is, is fun, but got to love the vexilar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alaskanassasin View Post
    I should add THIS is why I love my Vexilar!
    Well then........buy one of these!!!

    http://vexilar.com/pages/products/products_fs-1000.php

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    Never had a problem with my Vexilar either and I too really like my FL20.
    I haven't had any issues whatsoever with my Aqua view spool color camera.
    Maybe you should consider Insurance on your camera. It seems you don't have problems with your snowmachines but maybe you can open up a policy on your underwater cameras?
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    Seems I may have spoke too soon. I saw condesation inside the housing so I thought here we go again. But when I looked at it a few days later.... no moisture. Just used it again and this time nothing! Go figure..... how could moisture get in the housing if the seal is good? Anyway, it lives (for one more day at least).
    "If your not the lead dog.... the view never changes"

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    Remend me to not let you near my electronics.....
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    Yeah, I'll make them work or they'll get....... THE SCREWDRIVER!!!!
    "If your not the lead dog.... the view never changes"

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    Maybe you should consider Insurance on your camera.





    I got something better than insurance. I got COLD HARD CASH!

    And the reason I have cash is I don't pay for insurance that I DON'T HAVE TO!

    It's that whole chicken or the egg thing....
    "If your not the lead dog.... the view never changes"

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    assasin, whats with everybody and this insurance thing?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lake creek fishermen View Post
    assasin, whats with everybody and this insurance thing?
    Dunno? I don't think it's everybody though....
    "If your not the lead dog.... the view never changes"

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    Default Cameras

    Anyone have sugestions on where to get a good ice fishing camera?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AKGhost View Post
    Anyone have sugestions on where to get a good ice fishing camera?
    Ive had my aqua view for like 5 years and never any problems.. Ive been looking at the cabelas panning camera which my buddy has and it is sweet. Definetly the way to go...ALTHOUGH he did get water in his camera recently but I am sure cabelas will come good for it they always seem to with those things it is one year old to the day..Cabelas panning camera The only way to go

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    Quote Originally Posted by akdube View Post
    Ive had my aqua view for like 5 years and never any problems.. Ive been looking at the cabelas panning camera which my buddy has and it is sweet. Definetly the way to go...ALTHOUGH he did get water in his camera recently but I am sure cabelas will come good for it they always seem to with those things it is one year old to the day..Cabelas panning camera The only way to go
    Thats the one I have (Cabelas panning camera) that had condensation in it. But "Poof" it fixed itself and for now anyways it's still working... go figure.
    "If your not the lead dog.... the view never changes"

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    Doing a little build.. Will post pics, prices, and how well the thing works after this weekend...

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    One of my buddies manages an outdoor store and he said he would not sell me an underwater camera. I asked him why and he said I would be amazed how many of them (all brands) have been returned broken. Two reasons for the returns: usually rough conditions getting out to use the camera (bumpy snowmachine ride) and cheap overseas components. I should have listened to him but I have too much fun watching fish behavior. I'm on my second one and I'm not sure if it's going to last until next year

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    I have to agree with your buddy. But like you, I just have too much fun with them also. But now I only buy cheap.

    AKGhost has the right idea I think. I was going in that direction myself!
    "If your not the lead dog.... the view never changes"

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