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Pam_walt
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Initially Posted - 05/30/2020 :  15:16:17  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am installing a HawkEye depth sounder Iím my Cat. 25 swing keel.
I want to shoot through the hull and use wax to secure it. Whatís the best location for the transponder??

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Bill Holcomb
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Response Posted - 05/31/2020 :  08:29:00  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I put mine just aft of the thru hull fitting in the v-berth. I has worked well there for many years. I do have to tune up the gain on the depth finder though.
Bill Holcomb - C25 Snickerdoodle #4839
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Captmorgan
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Response Posted - 06/01/2020 :  10:05:08  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
i have mine just below next to my swing keel cable on the flat. it works well. its also in wax. less wiring run

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alfreddiaz
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Response Posted - 06/13/2020 :  22:14:53  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Mine is on the flat just in front of the swing keel. More toward port.
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dmpilc
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Response Posted - 10/09/2020 :  12:02:51  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I had an Eagle Cuda 300 fishfinder (couldn't get a Hawkeye to work) and placed the transducer in wax just aft of the swing keel trunk under the companionway. not enough cable or desire to run it to the V-berth. It worked fine for us. I had the display set up on a removable mount on the inside left, sorry, port side of the companionway, and it worked quite well for us. That transducer shot a pretty wide V path under the boat, so we always had plenty of time in skinny water. also fun to see the fish traffic below us.

DavidP
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sethp001
Mainsheet C-25 Tech Editor

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Response Posted - 10/09/2020 :  19:40:19  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Bill Holcomb

I put mine just aft of the thru hull fitting in the v-berth. I has worked well there for many years. I do have to tune up the gain on the depth finder though.
Bill Holcomb - C25 Snickerdoodle #4839



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Seth
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Boomeroo
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Response Posted - 10/10/2020 :  17:02:12  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Just behind the keel cable flat area easy access but hard to knock .
Used epoxy glue 8 years ago.

Graeme Bishop boomeroo Australia
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