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#11643001 - 06/02/16 03:03 PM shoot through VS transom mount transducer for lowrance hook 9
reel believer Offline
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Registered: 05/27/16
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Just bought lowrance Hook 9 and need info on mounting transducer. 19ft promaster V hull. currently has shoot through on older lowrance unit. will transom mount be better for DI or will shoot through be OK? Transom has slight well so I'm not sure about where to mount if transom is best. Thanks for replys.

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#11643184 - 06/02/16 04:12 PM Re: shoot through VS transom mount transducer for lowrance hook 9 [Re: reel believer]
Stump jumper Offline
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I was told that downscan does not work with shoot trough hull. Do a search on it.
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#11643191 - 06/02/16 04:14 PM Re: shoot through VS transom mount transducer for lowrance hook 9 [Re: reel believer]
Capt Craig Offline
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DI will not work through the hull. Your unit will function better all around with a transom mount.
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#11643471 - 06/02/16 06:51 PM Re: shoot through VS transom mount transducer for lowrance hook 9 [Re: Capt Craig]
Flippin-Out Offline
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Originally Posted By: Capt Craig
DI will not work through the hull. Your unit will function better all around with a transom mount.


He's correct. The transducer must be in the water....

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#11643590 - 06/02/16 07:52 PM Re: shoot through VS transom mount transducer for lowrance hook 9 [Re: Flippin-Out]
reel believer Offline
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Registered: 05/27/16
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thanks for the info fellas, now I just got to find the right spot. My boat has a small cut out like a tunnel in the transom. need to figure out if there is always going to be water in the spot that looks like the obvious place to mount it. anybody have any experience with mounting on a Promaster 19 ?

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#11654358 - 06/08/16 11:10 AM Re: shoot through VS transom mount transducer for lowrance hook 9 [Re: reel believer]
Baylor1970 Offline
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Registered: 12/08/15
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From what I understand DI and SI only work if the transducer is in the water and the boat is moving less than 10MPH.
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#11654407 - 06/08/16 11:25 AM Re: shoot through VS transom mount transducer for lowrance hook 9 [Re: reel believer]
Wayne P. Online   content
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Registered: 11/16/10
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The down looking imaging WILL work as shoot-thru--same as 2D sonar.

Lowrance does not "recommend" Down Scan for shoot-thru.

Humminbird's Down Imaging transducer is suitable for shoot-thru and there is a model that comes with epoxy for that purpose.
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#11657264 - 06/09/16 02:11 PM Re: shoot through VS transom mount transducer for lowrance hook 9 [Re: reel believer]
Jones Trolling Motor Offline
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I have mounted several Lowrance DI transducers in the hull, and they will shoot through -- as long as it is a single layer fiberglass hull.
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