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Date Posted: - Tuesday - 02/10/09 - 12:40pm
Author: Dan M32 #36 Independence
Subject: thru hulls
In reply to: Randall 's message, "Ha! Tenths of feet" on - Tuesday - 02/10/09 - 1:51am

Randall,
By wacky readings I meant that as I was sailing the soundings seemed ok and then they would fluctuate wildly. I knew It wasn't reading the bottom accurately. I never had that problem with any of the other sounders on any of my past boats. I know that in certain circumstances sounders will jump around. When I was sailing from Panama to Equador last June on a Passport 40 the sounder would occasionaly show 50 or 80 feet but we were 300 miles off shore. The captain said it was temp. changes. I just not ready to trust the new sounder yet. I think a hole though the hull is probably the best for a transducer.
Dan

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