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Mounting depth finder transducer.
The manual says it has to be mounted within 10 percent vertical. The bottom of the hull has no accessible part that is shaped that way.
The old transducer was set in a 5" square wedge shape of wood mounted on the outside of the hull, very ugly.
My thought is to remove the wood, wrap the new transducer with plastic and hold in place temporarily in the proper orientation even if it is not flat on the hull and mix up some thick epoxy and fill in the space making a large wedge shaped washer of epoxy.
I donn't like the idea that it is sticking below the bottom of the boat and could be sheered off if grounded just right but it does have to be mounted vertically.
Any other ideas besides an interior mount in that special goop.