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Old 07-15-2017, 06:31 PM   #1
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I am having to replace my evo1 with an evo2. I fish in the Gulf of Mexico typically in water from 60 feet to 250 feet.

As chirp is available I was thinking of changing the transducer from the current B164 to a B175H. One of the reasons for a B175H is that I fish small reef and structure patches so a narrow beam is important. Another reason is that the two transducers are the same physical size.

Is it possible to use the same hole in the hull?

Any other thoughts would be appreciated.

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I removed a B-164 and replaced with a B-175HW. Perfect!! Took about 2 hrs to get the 164 out.
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The B175H would be perfect for your situation.
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I removed a B-164 and replaced with a B-175HW. Perfect!! Took about 2 hrs to get the 164 out.
Hi...Thanks for the response. Would you let me know the process, whether you used chemicals, etc.. Thanks
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Pressure and debond will be your best friends
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a cable saw can help cut the sealant around the flange...
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or use boatlife Release - follow instructions, takes care of 5200 pretty well
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