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Offline Jig Man

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Spot lock jog
« on: October 26, 2019, 05:40:50 PM »
I use spot lock a lot but had not used the jog function until this week.

I was fishing with a strong wind about 45į off my port side.  I came to an area that gave up a couple of bites so turned the boat into the wind and set the spot lock so I could cover the area better.

After I was ready to move I decided to try the jog function.  It moved the boat 5 feet then reset.  I did this for about 1/2 mile.  If wanted to move more all I had to do was hit the direction arrow twice.  I was able to fish without doing anything to control the boat.

It also can go forward and backward.  Greatest thing since sliced bread.
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Re: Spot lock jog
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2019, 11:45:20 PM »
Nice when you pay good money for something that actually functions the way you expect it to, huh?!  (yes)

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Re: Spot lock jog
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2019, 10:08:31 AM »
@Jig Man That's really awesome! Can you refresh my memory as to which TM you have? Is it the Ultrex?

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Re: Spot lock jog
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2019, 11:01:37 AM »
No.  I have the Ulterra.  I bought it because it will stow and deploy by itself.  I have ipilot link along with Humminbird Solix units.
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Re: Spot lock jog
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2019, 11:44:53 AM »
Those are some sweet features.  Wish I had one of those.
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Re: Spot lock jog
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2019, 04:22:01 PM »
What can I say Jack, Iím too old and beat up to pull the rope any more.  This Bird/ MK world is the best I have come across.  With all of the functions I can pretty much point it set something and just fish.  There are so many features that I can only process a few at a time.  I had never used the jog function before.
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Re: Spot lock jog
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2019, 04:56:25 PM »
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This Bird/ MK world is the best I have come acrossed.

That's really good to know  :thumbup:

I would never be able to run the TM you have on my boat. The lakes I fish are way too shallow and rocky for it.

I have to have a TM with a mount similar to the Maxxum or Fortrex that will give and flex when I hit an obstruction. My fear of the Ulterra and that kind of mount would be destroying it when I crash into a rock after dark.  (fp)

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Re: Spot lock jog
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2019, 08:47:36 PM »
I know it isnít for everyone but it sure has added some time to the tail end of my fishing.
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Re: Spot lock jog
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2019, 10:21:31 AM »
it sure has added some time to the tail end of my fishing.

If it works for you, that's all that matters!  :nod:

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