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Offline Ski2sea

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Transducer mounted on the pod?
« on: February 13, 2011, 05:47:34 PM »
Anyone tried mounting a skimmer transducer on the pod?  I have scoured the old posts and only found one picture.  Would like to hear the results.    Thanks all!

Offline PNW Pride

Re: Transducer mounted on the pod?
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2011, 07:42:42 PM »
Good question. I am gonna be installing trim tabs soon and need to move my transducer out of the way.  Would the sponson be a good place to mount it?  Can we have some owners chime in on this subject?  :anyone: 
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Re: Transducer mounted on the pod?
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2011, 08:26:52 PM »


Here's what I did.
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Offline Threeweight

Re: Transducer mounted on the pod?
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2011, 08:47:32 PM »
Mine are mounted to the port side pod.  I have a piece of Star Board type material mounted to the pod with a couple of stainless screws and 3m 5200.  I have two transducers (one for my Lowrance HDS and one of an older unit) mounted to it.  Works great. 

I used to have them mounted as Shawn does, but when I mounted Smart Tabs on my boat, I found the drag was causing too much turbulence in the water and interfering with the sonar readings when the boat was on plane. 

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Re: Transducer mounted on the pod?
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2011, 09:33:46 PM »
   :yeahthat:  Me too except I don't have fancy hydraulic tabs   :yeahthat: 

Works fine, and does not stick out to get tangled when fighting fish close in.

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Re: Transducer mounted on the pod?
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2011, 05:57:07 PM »
I also have it on the port side spawnsoon works great. :applause:.. just have to adjust down when I hit some jetsam :clap:....


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