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Re: Plastic transducer leaking

The threaded ring should not have water under it. There should be two o-rings around the transducer body that seal against the tube and keep the water out. Probably these o-rings need to be replaced. Put some Super Lube on the new o-rings to make it easier to slide the transducer in and out. If you have haul out facility nearby you can try pulling the transducer while in the water. If things go bad just stuff the hole and haul out.
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The threaded ring should not have water under it. There should be two o-rings around the transducer body that seal against the tube and keep the water out. Probably these o-rings need to be replaced. Put some Super Lube on the new o-rings to make it easier to slide the transducer in and out. If you have haul out facility nearby you can try pulling the transducer while in the water. If things go bad just stuff the hole and haul out.
Also dig around in all the lockers/drawers you rarely look into.. you may well find a blind plug for that paddlewheel - swapping that while in the water is exciting, but easy to do. If it's Orings are OK you can leave the plug in place until you do the re and re...
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