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Date Posted: - Monday - 02/ 9/09 - 4:42pm
Author: Lyle Harris
Subject: transducers and thru-hulls
In reply to: Randall, Murre, M31 's message, "Murre's bum with transducer" on - Monday - 02/ 9/09 - 1:42am

HI Randall,
Don't know if it's helpful, but there are transducers that you just epoxy to the inside of the hull below the waterline, and don't make any penetrations. That may be one way to go.
I ended up using something like this on my current in-the-water sailboat because the depth finder was shot and I couldn't find anything compatible with the existing transducer.

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[> [> [> [> depth meter transducer -- Ardian, - Monday - 03/23/09 - 10:16pm

I installed the transducer inside the hull and it does work great since 2-3 years .I bought a hummingbird matrix 12 . To start i did build the dam that will hold the resin . so , i did cut in a form of triangle a piece of cartoon and used epoxy resin in to almost vertical sides to glue it to the hull . Of course after i cleaned the hull from the paint and dirt . Once cured i mixed the resin with a very slow hardener so the air bubbles created from mixing it will be gone by the time it cure .Because the air bubbles will create problem if there. sink the transducer but be careful that it must not move till it cures and also i place it facing fore a few degress . And the next day was done. Just be careful because not all the transducers work from inside the hull. Hope that this will help . Good luck. Ardian.

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