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Transducer installation

Dec 13, 2015
499
Catalina Capri 22 1139 Mamaroneck, NY
Used plumbers putty so far to put the transducer in the forward lazarette in the cabin but it gets loose over time. Epoxy any good? Thoughts....?
 
Sep 30, 2016
301
Hunter 23.5 Patoka Lake, IN
I use a slow set epoxy (1 hr+) and use a weight to press the transducer firmly to the hull while curing. Try to ensure there are no bubbles in the mix. Thats why slow set works well.
 
Oct 22, 2014
15,801
CAL 35 Cruiser moored EVERETT WA
Some folk use a toilet bowl wax ring instead of plumbers putty. It does not dry out like putty. Epoxy will be a permanent solution. Clean up all the putty both on the transducer and the hull before you glue it down.
 
May 17, 2004
3,420
Beneteau Oceanis 37 LE Havre de Grace
3M 5200 works?
Even if it does, it seems a bit permanent for a device that might break or need to be updated in several years. I've used silicone caulk, which worked fine and for me was a reasonable compromise between durability and removability.
 
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