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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:36 pm 
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We need to get a fish finder for our outback and we are wondering if anyone has used the RayMarine Dragonfly and mounted it successfully? Any chance anyone has been successful with through hull transducer mounting? If not, what else has worked.

We are looking for an easy to read and operate model that one can spot fish readily and has ease of use and is readable in sunlight.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:33 am 
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I did a thru hull install on my Pro Angler 14. I just used duct seal compound to hold the transducer in place. It's cheap and easy. You'll find in the electrical section of the hardware store.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2014 2:45 pm 
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azn wrote:
I did a thru hull install on my Pro Angler 14. I just used duct seal compound to hold the transducer in place. It's cheap and easy. You'll find in the electrical section of the hardware store.


How do you Ike the dragonfly so far? Good readings with the thru hull install?


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 03, 2014 10:13 am 
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No a Dragonfly but I do shoot through the hull with a HB 597ciHD DI. I get great results in both DI and 2D modes (showing good bottom detail in up the 145' of water - deepest I have been).

The Dragonfly is similar to the DI mode of the HB so I am confident you would get good results. My setup is a well of duct seal that I splash water in and then place the transducer in the well. This is nice for moving between kayaks.

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