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Portable transducer mount

Postby komplexpro » Wed May 31, 2017 10:10 am

Hi,

:sos Does anyone have installed or experience with one of these Portable Transducer mounts or similar?
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I would like to use my Garmin striker 4 fishfinder on my Excel SD330 so if you have any other options/suggestions on how to mount my transducer would be welcome :thumbsup .

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Re: Portable transducer mount

Postby Fishery Pokery » Wed May 31, 2017 7:05 pm

I know Kaman was saying on the other forum that he uses one of these...
http://www.thetackle-shop.co.uk/section ... ith-5.html
Which is similar to yours but without the noting plate at the top.
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Re: Portable transducer mount

Postby Martin » Wed May 31, 2017 8:36 pm

Kaman, are you moonlighting :lol:

The transducer mount fishery pokery has posted up is the type I inherited from Paul last year, worked ok in my Honwave and they seem popular with the guys.

If you do buy the other type please let us know how you get on with it..

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Re: Portable transducer mount

Postby Fishery Pokery » Wed May 31, 2017 9:30 pm

Sorry Kaman, I have outed you! :o :whistle
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Re: Portable transducer mount

Postby kaman » Wed May 31, 2017 9:59 pm

Fishery Pokery wrote:Sorry Kaman, I have outed you! :o :whistle




You've outed yourself too :lol: :drive

I do recall giving Fribs and Sibs a plug on that other forum.
That's probably how you found yourself here :thumbsup
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Re: Portable transducer mount

Postby Stray » Wed May 31, 2017 10:01 pm

I found it a bit flimsy, but then I've got a big transducer. :D
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Re: Portable transducer mount

Postby kaman » Wed May 31, 2017 10:12 pm

There's no substitute for mounting the transducer direct to the transom in my book.
Unfortunately those T3.8 trim tabs prevent that.
The mount on its own would be prone to flapping around at speed, however mounting it tight against the trim tab and securing it to the launch wheel leg shores it up solid.
My Garmin echo transducer is smallish and light weight thus the mount works perfect with my transducer on a T3.8.
Can't say the clamp would work as well on another Rig with a larger transducer.
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Re: Portable transducer mount

Postby Fishery Pokery » Wed May 31, 2017 10:19 pm

The transducer I am going to use is quite big, I'll have to see how it works.

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Re: Portable transducer mount

Postby komplexpro » Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:01 pm

Hi all,

Thank you for your comments, I do agree with Kaman that mounting the transducer directly to the transom would be must tidy option but I wouldn’t want to have to keep the unit packet away together with the SIB.

I will buy the one from the tackle shop and see how I get on with it, plus I think I might also be able to clamp my GoPro to it.
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Re: Portable transducer mount

Postby Gybemaster » Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:10 pm

I bought a magnetic mounting system which is brilliant. All you have mounted on the transom is a slim plate. Then it's dead easy to snap on the arm bracket either when launching the boat or even in the water. It's perfect for me and I use it with the Lowrance Elite Ti 7 TotalScan transducer.

http://www.fishfindermounts.com/transducer-mounts


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