Simrad shooting through hull.

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For those that maybe interested in how a totalscan transducer may work shooting through hull, I had this mounted below externally first of all and just didn't like it, it worked well but was just something else to worry about launching and coming back in...

So going against what all the experts say and through hull not being able to work here are a few pictures from a recent trip, form your own opinion from these :-)

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what model simrad are you using?
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Dreadfish wrote: Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:43 pm what model simrad are you using?


I am using the GO7 :y:
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Nice.... did you wet mount it or silicone it in ?
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Hainesy wrote: Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:56 pm Nice.... did you wet mount it or silicone it in ?
Into Silicone mate, just whacked a whole tube in there..
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Hey Kev, Any chance you could please post a pic of the install? Keen to see where/how you did the transducer.
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Yer mate, will get onto it... :y:
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Here ya go and that is it, right in the centre channel of the yak ->
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Thanks :y:

Looks pretty cool, interesting to see the side imaging still doing it's thing after we always got told it had to be in the water to work... |(
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Mental wrote: Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:34 am Thanks :y:

Looks pretty cool, interesting to see the side imaging still doing it's thing after we always got told it had to be in the water to work... |(
Yer too true mate, interesting this ink here and that's what gave me some reassurance that it will work, reading between the lines he is from humminbird and shouldnt be advocating doing it ... http://forums.sideimagingsoft.com/index ... pic=8249.0
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Nice sign right there AW :y:
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Big k wrote: Wed Jul 05, 2017 7:38 pm Nice sign right there AW :y:
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I've never mounted a transducer on a kayak before, I bought a wee Garmin and the bracket doesn't fit my OK ultra hole but then I saw this and read that you can silicone it.....what should I do??!?!
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Nice one Kev, looks pretty good results. Hard to tell how much you're losing quality wise though. Be keen to meet ya for a fish soon aye? Can do a little compare
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