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    I use different trolling motors depending on the aluminum boat I choose and don't want to have to change transducer mounts from tm to tm or mount it permanently on a transom. So, I came up with this idea:



    I use non-slip tape on the clamp and bent bracket (Xmas wreath holder Al).

    Note: the transducer is supposed to be 1' below the water line, but I keep it even with the bottom of the boat so as to not hit the bottom in shallow water.
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    Very creative sir! Thanks for sharing
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    I took an old/broken TM and cut the wire and motor foot off it. Have transducer on that.

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    They make a suction cup device for that purpose, just sticks on the transome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yobuck View Post
    They make a suction cup device for that purpose, just sticks on the transome.
    Tried it and as the cup material aged after a year in the sun, no no more suction.

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