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Garmin Transducer Install Update...

Here are some pictures of the installation of our transducer in our sailboat. I used the PVC clean out method with mineral oil as we discused in another thread. here are the pictures.





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Looks great! What made you decide on that mounting method?? I have seen it used, but never done it myself. I have always bonded the transducer directly to the inside of the hull.
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With this method if the transducer ever fails and I need to send it in for repair or replace it, its just a matter of unscrewing the cap, unbolting the transducer. vs. having to break the epoxy free and risking more damage to the transducer or the hull of the boat.
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I learned long ago to "bond" w/polysulfite (sp) instead of epoxy. Easy to pop it back off if needed and cleans off easily. I have been able to re-install the same unit into different boats.
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