Humminbird SI on aluminum boats

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  1. CANME

    CANME Elite Refuge Member

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    For those who gabes HBird or even Lowrance SI for their aluminum boat how do you protect your transducers? Are you taking them off in the fall? Or have a special mount you use that slides off and on the back transom?
     
  2. dw1

    dw1 Refuge Member

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    Always left mine in place.
     
  3. CANME

    CANME Elite Refuge Member

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    Not possible for where I hunt, logs mud and levees
     
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    smashdn Elite Refuge Member

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    i wish I knew, I broke my bracket.
     
  5. Bo

    Bo Senior Refuge Member

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    If I used my fishing boat to hunt out of I would definitely take it off. To expensive to have to replace. That is why I own a fleet :doh
     
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    MTtracker89 Refuge Member

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    Transducer shield and saver makes some good brackets. I've never used their transom mount brackets, only the trolling motor and jackplate mounts. If you have a setback/jackplate on your aluminum, they have shields that mount it inside the jackplate. That would be the best bet.
     
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  7. duxsrus

    duxsrus Senior Refuge Member

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    I just flip my 'bird SI ducer up against the transom when I get into skinny water where we're dragging the boat around. If I ever switch out to the Lowrance with separate ducers, I'd probably just remove the SI one for hunting season.
     

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