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basscat
01-20-2010, 08:25 PM
I am glad to report back that my two HB depth finders cleared up after two weeks and two pounds of rice in a zip lock bag. I could not find the orginal post I made to thank the person who offer the tip about the rice. It worked for me.

Basscat :D

poppop
01-20-2010, 08:57 PM
I am glad to report back that my two HB depth finders cleared up after two weeks and two pounds of rice in a zip lock bag. I could not find the orginal post I made to thank the person who offer the tip about the rice. It worked for me.

Basscat :D

I believe I suggested that basscat.....glad it worked for you.. It did for me.

http://www.crappie.com/crappie/main-crappie-fishing-forum/115271-fogged-up-fish-finder-screen.html

Creamlevel Kennels
01-20-2010, 09:07 PM
What do you Clean your screens with. Is there a certain solution, or just a glass cleaner ? ? ?

jaxsprat
01-20-2010, 11:13 PM
What do you Clean your screens with. Is there a certain solution, or just a glass cleaner ? ? ?
If U are goin to use a glass cleaner make sure it does NOT contain any Alcohol or Ammonia, as these can eat into the plastic screen. I believe the glass cleaner containing vinegar has been OK by Hb to use. I use sparkle brand as does many folks I know. I also carry in my boat Nice'n CLEAN brand Electronic Cleaning Wipes
sold in Electronic/TV section of walmart. They are individually wrapped & come 10 or 20?? to a box, made for cleaning computer monitors,notebook computer etc.

basscat
01-21-2010, 08:54 PM
Thanks again POPPOP. I keep them in the bag and rice between trips to keep them dryed out. I also try to remember to turn off the back light during the day.

Basscat

Sandwich Maker
01-21-2010, 09:36 PM
I have wondered if it might be a sign of a bad/leaking gasket that will cause the inside fogging? If so, would it be worth running a small bead of silicone around the seam?

Cane Pole
01-21-2010, 10:33 PM
What do you Clean your screens with. Is there a certain solution, or just a glass cleaner ? ? ?

No alcohol. Dries the gaskets.

I was using monitor cleaner, but Wal Mart quit carrying it. I found some Windex counter cleaner with vinegar (no alcohol) at Wallgreens and use it with a high tech rag. I believe that is what HB recommends. Can't remember.

Cane Pole
01-21-2010, 10:42 PM
My Garmin did the screen fog thing. I opened the unit and dropped in a silica gel desiccant bag and "poof" went the fog. Bag is still inside the unit. :o Oh well.