Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
JDM1911, aalex.ander, Kellys Guide Service, Tex_T64, S Page
105674 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 85856
hopalong 78097
Pilothawk 75009
JDavis7873® 67382
John175 ® 64728
FattyMcButterpants 60790
Derek 🐝 58204
Tritonman 57542
LoneStarSon® 53221
SkeeterRonnie 52973
facebook
Forum Stats
105674 Members
60 Forums
851025 Topics
12124785 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11358451 - 01/20/16 11:59 AM preferred transducer location
txninja Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/17/09
Posts: 1431
Loc: the panhandle
Hey guys, I bought a lowrance mark 4 for my Diablo Amigo. I can't decide if I want to mount it through the scupper or use a transducer arm. I do drag my boat a lot but I don't think it would get damaged through the scupper. What do you say? Thanks
_________________________
http://goldenspreadbassmasters.webs.com/

Top
#11362615 - 01/22/16 08:33 AM Re: preferred transducer location [Re: txninja]
Todd™ Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 01/21/11
Posts: 3435
Loc: On my kayak
I use the swing arm because I use my FF on a couple of my yaks. I also like the swing arm because if the transducer does hit something it swings out of the way. In the scupper it won't give. It does make for bigger obstacle on my left side but I've done that for several years now and never got hung up on it. What I did was get a black cutting board, cut it smaller, and mounted both the FF and swing arm to it. It mounts on gear tracks so I can easily take it on and off as one unit. That's nice when transporting so you can lock it in your vehicle.


Edited by Todd™ (01/22/16 08:34 AM)
_________________________

http://www.mariner-kayaks.com/

Top
#11363608 - 01/22/16 03:00 PM Re: preferred transducer location [Re: txninja]
YAKaddict Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 524
Loc: Plano
I had mine in the hull and it worked perfect!

Top
#11364570 - 01/22/16 10:57 PM Re: preferred transducer location [Re: txninja]
cbag1 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/11/05
Posts: 575
Loc: New Braunfels
If you guys have pictures of your installs that would be great. Im on the fence about how I'm going to set mine up. I'm sure others are too.

Top
#11368877 - 01/25/16 11:19 AM Re: preferred transducer location [Re: txninja]
txninja Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/17/09
Posts: 1431
Loc: the panhandle
Thanks for the input guys. I think I'm going the swing arm route because I duck hunt out of the yak half of the time, so being able to take it off will be a plus. Take care
_________________________
http://goldenspreadbassmasters.webs.com/

Top



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide