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#11907995 - 10/30/16 10:57 AM Onix Transducer help
getbent956 Offline
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Registered: 01/13/08
Posts: 183
So one trip out and I messed up my transducer on my Onix. It's currently mounted under the jackplate and I guess I pinched the cable and water got in. The Onix worked fine and I shut it off while fishing for crappie. Turned it off and on about 3 times to check the bait situation and all the sudden the di, 2d and si or depth doesn't work. When I stored the boat I was checking the cable and while squeezing it with my fingers I noticed a little bit of water come out a really small crack in the cable. So now I have to replace the whole thing. I saw a transducer saver that I can mount on the side of the jackplate, are those worth it? Here is a pic how it sits currently. Any advice is appreciated. Anyone know someone who can do this near Laredo Tx?



Edited by getbent956 (10/30/16 10:58 AM)

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#11908015 - 10/30/16 11:11 AM Re: Onix Transducer help [Re: getbent956]
Bobby Milam Offline
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Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 2620
Loc: Arlington
I don't use one but I have heard plenty of people recommend them. I'm mounted to the transom but much higher up than yours. The pic looks like it is just waiting for a stump to take it off.

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#11908016 - 10/30/16 11:11 AM Re: Onix Transducer help [Re: getbent956]
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TFF Team Angler

Registered: 12/25/12
Posts: 4395
Loc: Burleson,TX
Th transducer savers work great. If you do go with the Jack plate mount you will also need a separate 2d transducer to get depth reading while on plane.

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#11908041 - 10/30/16 11:26 AM Re: Onix Transducer help [Re: getbent956]
getbent956 Offline
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Registered: 01/13/08
Posts: 183
Thanks for the help

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