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   Mounting a Transducer on an inflatable
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   Old Thread  #7 16 Oct 2020 at 8.41am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I just made a mount out of an old adjustable bank stick which is kept in place on the transom by some pipe clips & can be removed at end of session.
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   Old Thread  #6 15 Oct 2020 at 6.13pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Good points and tips.
Maybe I should go this route.
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   Old Thread  #5 15 Oct 2020 at 6.05pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Learnt from that in the past. Cost me my transducer cable twice, which was kind of expensive. Cable ties cut the cable, or the cable got stuck between the engine and the transom. Water gets in and your unit is fried. I think that's why Minn Kota introduced Universal Sonar.

Why not use a simple transducer mount? Not that expensive and you can take it off easily in case you'll ever be using a different boat. Raptor sells cheap ones, Tite-Lok has very good ones and so do Scotty, MAD, Jaxon and Cabela's. Don't forget: if you ever want to sell this boat, it will have a better resale value if you did not glue/drill it or if it does not have some hideously outdated transducer attached to it.
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   Old Thread  #4 15 Oct 2020 at 5.38pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Same as me.
Just mount it on the motor.
Big cylinder between the propeller and the vertical bit that goes up to the handle.
I do it with a cable tie .
Works for me.

Sorry dont know how to attach a photo other wise I would.

Just remember to turn the unit of when you raise the propeller out of the water as it's not good for the transducer.
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   Old Thread  #3 15 Oct 2020 at 5.19pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Minn Kota electric
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   Old Thread  #2 15 Oct 2020 at 5.08pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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If your using it with an outboard just mount it on that.
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   Old Thread  #1 15 Oct 2020 at 4.40pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Guys
Please could someone advise on the best way to mount a transducer on an inflatable boat?
Thanks
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