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04-09-2012 08:42 PM
justified
Re: Seemed Like a Good Idea...

Squidd
My fist boat 28 newport had the same thing except it was a tupperware container and filled with mineral oil. never had to add any and the hull was solid . worked fantastic.

Peter
04-09-2012 07:23 PM
Squidd
Re: Seemed Like a Good Idea...

Like I said, "seems like" a good idea..

Long as the bucket don't leak or spill over I'll leave it...

And worse case I can empty it and glue the transponder down...
04-09-2012 06:09 PM
CorvetteGuy
Re: Seemed Like a Good Idea...

buckets should be left for bailing or personal matters
04-09-2012 05:24 PM
MikeOReilly
Re: Seemed Like a Good Idea...

My Grampian 34 (now for sale) has this kind of well built right into the inner hull. Looks original to me.

Works fine as long as your hull is solid. Saves having another hole in the boat. Good idea Squidd!
04-09-2012 02:55 PM
Silvio
Re: Seemed Like a Good Idea...

Hey if it aint broke... and you like the results you get then go for it.

For what it is worth I have had very good results by mounting my fish finder in silicone and shooting through the hull. I have an actual thru hull depth finder that correlates the depth readings on the fish finder quite nicely. I used a similar set up to your bucket to locate a good mounting location for the fish finder transducer.

I don't know hat the effect of healing really makes that much of difference. The error from healing would be most pronounced in deep water when it would also be least important imho.
04-08-2012 05:29 PM
MobiusALilBitTwisted
Re: Seemed Like a Good Idea...

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Originally Posted by mgmhead View Post
Whew, my misunderstanding. I've just never seen such a set-up and only imagined the worst. Carry on an ignore my previous post.
Look at the Photo again, you can see the bucket was cut and glued in place , i have seen this done on a smaller scale with pvc fittings and cooking oil, in an out of the way place like under the V birth, this one you just need to fill the water check the gas and oil and go for it .
04-08-2012 05:25 PM
mgmhead
Re: Seemed Like a Good Idea...

Whew, my misunderstanding. I've just never seen such a set-up and only imagined the worst. Carry on an ignore my previous post.
04-08-2012 04:56 PM
Mobnets
Re: Seemed Like a Good Idea...

mgmhead:
I don't believe there is any hull penetration going on here. This appears to be one the many approaches that allow you not to penetrate the hull with a transducer. These are well-described.

Mobnets
1973 Paceship Chance 32/28 "Westwind'
04-08-2012 04:48 PM
bljones
Re: Seemed Like a Good Idea...

Penetrating, that is.

Kinda ingenious. Always gives you real time depth.
04-08-2012 04:47 PM
bljones
Re: Seemed Like a Good Idea...

It's not.
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