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Old 13 February 2016, 13:31   #1
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This transducer location ok?

So getting ready to install the new transducer. Here are a few pictures of potential location. You are looking aft. I could move to to the rear more, this is 2 feet or so from the transom. The engine is even further back on the aluminum bracket.

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Old 15 February 2016, 04:00   #2
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No experience with thru-hulls. Looks like it should be clean water though.

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Old 15 February 2016, 04:21   #3
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Is that the whole txr or just the fairing? Will it clear the trailer when launching/ recovering?
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that's just the fairing taped to an approximate location. The transducer sits flush in the fairing. it will clear the bunks but like anything if enough things go wrong it could make contact. I can't see how that danger could ever be eliminated 100%.

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Never liked the idea of in hull (though hole) transducers. Have you tried using the inside of hull and sealant method?
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Old 15 February 2016, 12:31   #6
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yes, I have an in hull now. I don't get the performance I want and there is no water temp. I'm going this route, I can always patch it up if it doesn't work out, you can put fiberglass back , but I'm not too concerned. I think the biggest issue is that if I get a new trailer that seems to be a popular location for a bunk but I'm sure that can be worked around too.

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