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#10780427 - 04/19/15 10:50 PM Best transducer shield sold locally...
emorydog Offline
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Registered: 12/17/03
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Loc: dallas,tx
I need a Good quality down imaging shield/ saver for a 859 DI transducer for mount on a trolling motor. Who has a good one locally pick up tomorrow...thanks


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#10780936 - 04/20/15 08:57 AM Re: Best transducer shield sold locally... [Re: emorydog]
Rudy Lackey Offline
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Had to make mine....
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#10780964 - 04/20/15 09:10 AM Re: Best transducer shield sold locally... [Re: emorydog]
reeltexan Offline
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Registered: 03/03/06
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I tore 'em up for years. Finally switched to transom mount only for all units.
Never broke another one.

The units on a trolling motor take a major beating. They're going to break.

Something to consider.
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#10781139 - 04/20/15 10:18 AM Re: Best transducer shield sold locally... [Re: reeltexan]
skins84 Offline
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Registered: 03/23/09
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Loc: Emory Texas
Originally Posted By: reeltexan
I tore 'em up for years. Finally switched to transom mount only for all units.
Never broke another one.

The units on a trolling motor take a major beating. They're going to break.

Something to consider.
Consider that you are looking at what's behind your boat and some people are interested in what's at their feet. IMO a transom mounted transducer is only useful for graphing with the big motor. Transducer for the bow graph belongs at the bow.

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#10781158 - 04/20/15 10:23 AM Re: Best transducer shield sold locally... [Re: emorydog]
Wayne P. Offline
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Registered: 11/16/10
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Loc: Charlottesville, Va
Originally Posted By: emorydog
I need a Good quality down imaging shield/ saver for a 859 DI transducer for mount on a trolling motor. Who has a good one locally pick up tomorrow...thanks



Are you using the proper transducer for the application?????

XTM 9 WIDE DI 20 T trolling motor PUCK
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#10781491 - 04/20/15 12:02 PM Re: Best transducer shield sold locally... [Re: skins84]
reeltexan Offline
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Registered: 03/03/06
Posts: 2358
Loc: Ovilla, TEXAS
Originally Posted By: skins84
Originally Posted By: reeltexan
I tore 'em up for years. Finally switched to transom mount only for all units.
Never broke another one.

The units on a trolling motor take a major beating. They're going to break.

Something to consider.
Consider that you are looking at what's behind your boat and some people are interested in what's at their feet. IMO a transom mounted transducer is only useful for graphing with the big motor. Transducer for the bow graph belongs at the bow.


Could be important, length wise, if you're vertical jigging or don't have gps, otherwise you can follow contours, fish and catch plenty of fish, with a transom mount.

....and no broken transducers.

Of course there's always TMs with built in transducers too.
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#10782789 - 04/20/15 07:37 PM Re: Best transducer shield sold locally... [Re: emorydog]
SkeeterRonnie Offline
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Registered: 02/25/03
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Loc: Campbell, TX
I would like to know, as well. If only ppl would stick to the question at hand! I need one for a lss2 hanging off a jack plate. Wonder if Plano marine or rockwall marine carries them?
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#10782885 - 04/20/15 08:09 PM Re: Best transducer shield sold locally... [Re: emorydog]
D Thomas Offline
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Registered: 12/20/10
Posts: 860
The guy at Lakeside Trolling Motor across the 515W bridge on Fork makes transducer shields. My buddy bought one and likes it. I'm not sure he makes them for Humminbird, but I know he makes them for Lowrance. Might be worth giving him a shout.

Link

Also looks like some local shops are authorized dealers for Transducer Shield and Saver, including Rockwall Marine. Dealer Locator on bottom left of this website.

Transducer Shield
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