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#11713156 - 07/08/16 10:24 PM Epoxy or fiberglass resin on shoot thru hull transducer?
Stumpjumper14 Offline
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Registered: 07/17/06
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Loc: Maypearl, TX
Which is the best choice. Replacing a lowrance shoot thru hull transducer. Epoxy or fiberglass resin?
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#11713289 - 07/09/16 06:12 AM Re: Epoxy or fiberglass resin on shoot thru hull transducer? [Re: Stumpjumper14]
Gamblinman Online   content
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Registered: 11/26/02
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Loc: Yantis, TX
Epoxy.
Slowly mix the epoxy to minimize air bubbles. Lightly sand the bottom of the transducer. As you place the transducer into the epoxy, press and twist until contact is made with hull. Weight transducer down and let dry 24 hrs.

Gman
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#11713366 - 07/09/16 08:11 AM Re: Epoxy or fiberglass resin on shoot thru hull transducer? [Re: Stumpjumper14]
Bob Landry Online   content
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Registered: 08/10/11
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Resin is one of the two components used to mix epoxy, the other being hardener. It is not a useable component in itself.


Edited by Bob Landry (07/09/16 08:12 AM)
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#11713380 - 07/09/16 08:24 AM Re: Epoxy or fiberglass resin on shoot thru hull transducer? [Re: Stumpjumper14]
Dayne Online   content
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I like to replace the xducers every few years just to have the best signal available. I would never glass one in. With epoxy you can pop them out for replacements quite easily.

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#11713959 - 07/09/16 04:33 PM Re: Epoxy or fiberglass resin on shoot thru hull transducer? [Re: Stumpjumper14]
Rick Collis Online   content
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Marine Tex works for me.
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