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I have a side imaging transducer mounted on my boston
I have a side imaging transducer mounted on my boston whaler. when I go over about 10 MPH I loose all depth readings. I suspect an air cavity is being created around the transducer and causing the ina… read more
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I have a 2000 boston whaler conquest 28. I would like to
I have a 2000 boston whaler conquest 28. I would like to mount the transducer between the outboards. The hull is stepped in this area. Will this cause a problem with turbulent water … read more
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I'm getting a new boat. I've decided to get a Hummingbird
I'm getting a new boat. I've decided to get a Hummingbird Helix 7 but haven't decided which model. The boat manufacturer asks what transducer and where to mount it. I'm thinking transom mount but awai… read more
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Jason. I have a customer who wants to install a Lowrance
I have a customer who wants to install a Lowrance hook 5. He wants an in hull mounted transducer, i.e. epoxied to the inside of his hull. He does not want to make a hole in the boat and he does not want a transom mounted TD as they keep on breaking those when the boat is beached. It's a 6mm (1/4") aluminum boat. Is there a transducer available that can do that? Alternatively, can the Alumaducer sold by Radarsonics from Anaheim CA be used with the Hook 5? If you don't know that unit, you can google it, they have the specs on their website. … read more
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Just bought a new humminbird helix 9 SI, CHIRP gen 2 sonar
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I hope so! I have a 1979 Chesapeake Grady 212 with an
I hope so! I have a 1979 Chesapeake Grady White 212 with an inboard Chevy 250 engine.....I recently purchased a Helix 9; I have the transducer mounted to the right of the engine on the transom.....I g… read more
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I have a new helix 5 chirp unit, can i use the transducer it
I have a new helix 5 chirp unit, can i use the transducer it came with to epoxy thru my fiberglass hull? … read more
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I'm purchasing a boat which currently has an old c80 plotter
Hi Jason I'm purchasing a boat which currently has an old c80 plotter circa 2005 & wish to know if I can simply purchase the new Eseries display & remove the old C80 display & plug cables back into th… read more
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Where is the best place to mount a gps/fish finder
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Where's the best place to mount a transducer on a tracker
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I have a 1999 Bayliner Capri. I want to install a depth finder
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i have a small 1995 17 Spectrum fishing boat. It has accumulate
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We just bought a 31 yr old Galaxy v-hull boat. The wood that
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Hello I am back with another boat question. I have a 1995
Hello I am back with another boat question. I have a 1995 Procraft V180B. I am installing a new Fishfinder. Humminbird 898c SI. My question is do i mount transducer on transom or in step. This boat do… read more
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Hello, just bought a new 20 foot sea doo challenger 210 boat,
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I want to put an Eagle Cuda 350 fishfinder/GPS on my 2006 SeaDoo
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