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#11267625 - 12/07/15 01:43 PM Side imaging on trolling motor?? yea or nea
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Who has it setup that way and how do you like it?

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#11267793 - 12/07/15 02:37 PM Re: Side imaging on trolling motor?? yea or nea [Re: Lake Fork Inn B&B]
Dayne Offline
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I have it front and back. I would not have it any other way.

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#11267831 - 12/07/15 02:46 PM Re: Side imaging on trolling motor?? yea or nea [Re: Dayne]
Wayne P. Offline
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Originally Posted By: Dayne
I have it front and back. I would not have it any other way.


I agree
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#11268523 - 12/07/15 07:21 PM Re: Side imaging on trolling motor?? yea or nea [Re: Lake Fork Inn B&B]
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I'll third the notion, gotta have it.

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#11269225 - 12/07/15 10:56 PM Re: Side imaging on trolling motor?? yea or nea [Re: Lake Fork Inn B&B]
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Get a 360 Bow....
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#11269458 - 12/08/15 07:05 AM Re: Side imaging on trolling motor?? yea or nea [Re: Lake Fork Inn B&B]
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Agree front and back.
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#11269562 - 12/08/15 08:09 AM Re: Side imaging on trolling motor?? yea or nea [Re: Lake Fork Inn B&B]
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Looks like it would be really confusing as the trolling motor changes orientation. I guess you would learn to compensate.

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#11269721 - 12/08/15 09:00 AM Re: Side imaging on trolling motor?? yea or nea [Re: donothin]
Wayne P. Offline
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Originally Posted By: donothin
Looks like it would be really confusing as the trolling motor changes orientation. I guess you would learn to compensate.


With the right equipment/adjustments, turning the trolling motor is not an issue since the screen scrolling is slow enough that turning is not recorded. Four turns in this image when I was checking a spawning are. Caught both of the bass too:



I turned the trolling motor 180 degrees when I first saw the brush pile to slow down to get more detail:



Edited by Wayne P. (12/08/15 09:06 AM)
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#11269816 - 12/08/15 09:37 AM Re: Side imaging on trolling motor?? yea or nea [Re: Lake Fork Inn B&B]
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ONIX SI transducer and 360

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#11270014 - 12/08/15 11:16 AM Re: Side imaging on trolling motor?? yea or nea [Re: Lake Fork Inn B&B]
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Very nice Wayne....
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#11270392 - 12/08/15 02:52 PM Re: Side imaging on trolling motor?? yea or nea [Re: Lake Fork Inn B&B]
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Wayne, I would really like to see a couple of more detailed photos of your 360 mount. It's kind hard to tell how you did it from the photo.
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#11270503 - 12/08/15 03:53 PM Re: Side imaging on trolling motor?? yea or nea [Re: Bob Landry]
Wayne P. Offline
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Originally Posted By: Bob Landry
Wayne, I would really like to see a couple of more detailed photos of your 360 mount. It's kind hard to tell how you did it from the photo.


The 360 clamp is made to fit a Minnkota shaft. Transducer Shield and Saver has an adapter that makes up the shaft diameter difference of a Motor Guide:



Then the clamp is attached to the adapter:



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#11270574 - 12/08/15 04:30 PM Re: Side imaging on trolling motor?? yea or nea [Re: Lake Fork Inn B&B]
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Doesn't mounting it on the trolling motor shaft interfere with adjusting the depth of the trolling motor?
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#11270644 - 12/08/15 05:03 PM Re: Side imaging on trolling motor?? yea or nea [Re: Bob Landry]
Wayne P. Offline
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It can BUT you position the clamp to give you the TM depth you need.

The 360 transducer has to be high enough that the trolling motor prop does not hit it.
The clamp position is adjustable on the trolling motor shaft and the transducer shaft is adjustable in the clamp.
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#11270746 - 12/08/15 06:06 PM Re: Side imaging on trolling motor?? yea or nea [Re: Lake Fork Inn B&B]
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It just looks like the TM shaft would interfere with the sonar beam from the 360, but I guess that's negligible.
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