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Old 05-06-2006, 11:00 PM
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Has anyone installed a tilted element transducer in an aluminum boat?

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Old 05-06-2006, 11:44 PM
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You will not want a Bronze X-ducer in a alum hull.
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Old 05-07-2006, 09:35 AM
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Correct me if I am wrong. Isnt there a plastic tilted element? DOnt think there is a stainless steel tilted element though.
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Old 05-07-2006, 03:53 PM
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I think there is , but I've never seen one.
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Old 05-08-2006, 03:15 PM
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I believe the plastic housing is only available for a few manufacturers (Navman, Standard and maybe one or two others).

And the directions that came with my bronze transducer make mention of a stainless housing but I've never seen one listed anywhere.

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Old 05-08-2006, 04:40 PM
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Thanks for the replies.

I'll look for the stainless one
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Old 05-08-2006, 04:57 PM
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Call GEM in Lake City, SC. They will be able to answer your questions straight away (or call Airmar direct)
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Old 05-09-2006, 01:05 PM
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There is a SS version avail in 12 and 20 degree. It's pricey though!
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Old 05-09-2006, 04:36 PM
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Stick with a plastic tilt mount for an aluminum boat - Why check the galvanic series of metals and you find out why -

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