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Offline crankin007

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Helix 8
« on: September 25, 2019, 12:17:43 PM »
I recently purchased a Helix 8 MSI GPS G3N  Unfortunately do to the design of my boat I cannot mount the transducer on the back of my boat. I have included a picture of my bow mount trolling motor because I am trying to find a transducer that will work with my Helix and fit under on my bow mount trolling motor with 6 of space.
Thank you,
Shawn


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Re: Helix 8
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2019, 08:21:20 PM »
While there are other xducers that will work with your unit - using a smaller xducer on your MEGA unit would degrade the Sonar quality that unit can provide  ...
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The skeg on a TM is basically to protect the prop  ...

I have seen pix where some guys notch the skeg for larger xducers  ...

Rickie

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Re: Helix 8
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2019, 12:11:28 PM »
Transducer shield and saver web site has a lot of Humminbird shields that might help you out.
Dave in Currituck,NC

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Re: Helix 8
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2019, 12:15:08 PM »
As a PS I bought a transducer mount from Podunkideas .com. I have had two of his mounts and I can't say enough good about them. I just put a Helix G3N on the bow using his mount.
Dave in Currituck,NC

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Re: Helix 8
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2019, 11:57:08 AM »
Thanks guys... appreciate your help. While notching won't help taking some infers off the length might ;D


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