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hello all

I have just bought this fish finder.

http://www.mynewcheap.co.uk/marine/fishfinders/fishfinder-100-blue.htm

and have a few questions for you all to help me with this matter.

The boat i have is a Bonwitco fast fisherman 16ft.

1/ Where is the best postion for the transdeucer and a secondary positon ?

2/ At what depth do i fix the transducer

3/ And how do i fix it to the boat .

4/ And what tools and equipment i need.

Also can you tell me what you think of this fish finder??
I only go out every other weekend , and want something simple to work.

Thank you all for your help......BD
 

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The 100 blue will do you fine but don`t expect great things and don`t belive every little fish symbol is a fish.You pretty much get what you pay for where fishfinders are concerned.
In the manual it will tell you where and how to fix it to the boat.
Look here if you dont have the manual... http://www8.garmin.com/manuals/FishFinder100Blue_OwnersManual.pdf.

The transducer should be screwed to the transom with the bottom face 1/8" below the hull of the boat, and at least 6" away from the swing of the prop.See the attached pic taken from the manual.
Drill the holes just deep enough for the screws and use silicon sealant with the screws to stop water getting into the transom of the boat.
If you like you can fix the transducer inside the boat so it "shoots-through" the hull, all is explained in the manual.

Alan
 

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Best thing to do is try the transducer in different areas inside the boat (assuming its a fibreglass hull) before drilling any holes. In a lot of cases it's almost just as good in the boat as out tbh.
 
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