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Re: Ram mount transducer arm
« Reply #10 on: March 05, 2018, 08:23:10 AM »
agree with Adam .unless ur switching it between kayaks why would u not use it the way it is meant to be used ,you will need the small adapter for hummingbird to fit the mount ...

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Re: Ram mount transducer arm
« Reply #10 on: March 05, 2018, 08:23:10 AM »
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Re: Ram mount transducer arm
« Reply #9 on: March 05, 2018, 07:37:53 AM »
How about sitting the ducer in the hull and shooting it through the plastic?  Thoughts?

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Re: Ram mount transducer arm
« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2018, 09:09:49 PM »
Is your Helix 7 a side imaging unit?  Or only  DI?

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I would definitely use the stock in hull transducer mount. Less to worry about.

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Re: Ram mount transducer arm
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2018, 08:42:33 PM »
Is your Helix 7 a side imaging unit?  Or only  DI?

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Re: Ram mount transducer arm
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2018, 06:22:07 PM »
If it was me I would just use the in hull transducer mount. 6ft difference between beside you or the rear of the boat is not going to make that much of a difference. Your line is likely off by more than that due to drifting.  And you wouldn’t have to contend with weeds etc when in shallower situations. If you have side imaging, get a BerleyPro side imaging transducer cover to replace the factory Hobie cover.

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Re: Ram mount transducer arm
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2018, 06:15:24 PM »
Scotty is the way to go.   

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Re: Ram mount transducer arm
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2018, 05:11:31 PM »
I have a RAM flexible transducer arm. Pm me if you are interested

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Re: Ram mount transducer arm
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2018, 03:17:48 PM »
have a look at the Scotty...

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Re: Ram mount transducer arm
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2018, 03:12:00 PM »
Is your Helix 7 a side imaging unit?  Or only  DI?

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Ram mount transducer arm
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2018, 12:42:21 PM »
It's that time again, to start thinking of the stuff we want for our yaks for the upcoming season.  I want to try verticle jigging for lakers on Simcoe this May.  I own a PA12 and the ducer goes to the rear of the yak.  I will be vertically jigging basically beside my seat so I thought a transducer arm beside my seat would be more accurate.  I'm guessing my lure would have to be down a certain distance before the sonar picks it up with the ducer being at the rear of the yak.  If the ducer was beside me I would get a quicker read.  This is what I'm thinking, it may not be correct so I thought I would ask if this is correct.

2nd, I have a Humminbird Helix 7 so if I went this route, which ducer arm should I be looking at.  I dont care for the aluminum ones and I see Ram Mount carries a variety of them.  It doesn't have to be Ram Mount so other suggestions are welcome.

Thanks 

 

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