Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .

    You know what we all love...

    When you enchant people, you fill them with delight and yourself in return. Have Fun!!!

Sign in to follow this  
R. Miller

mounting bow graph...novice needs help

Recommended Posts

I haven't had a lot of experience with rigging boats, etc. But I dusted off my lowrance x67 ice machine(love it for ice fishing) and thought I may as well get use out of it in the summer months too. It looks like I can buy a transom mount ducer, but I can't tell if they also come with wiring for battery hook ups. Is that standard? I know, a lot of crappy questions...guess I'm just looking for pointers...Ive got a 1650 Lund tiller, is it pretty normal to just run the wiring along the side of the boat to the back? I'm just trying to think of the slickest way to do this with making it as clean looking as possible. Does anyone have experience with the x67c in particular?

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

You will need to purchase a power cord as well (not included with the transducer purchase).

What is more normal for wire routing is to leave them hidden, so that may involve pulling the decking. If you're thinking this is a short term deal only though, running them along the side would work till you get your permanent solution.


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

do you have a trolling motor?? if so why not mount it to that? then you know what you are lookin at is below you not 16 feet behind you...

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

I did this exact thing with my X67c this spring. You will love it!

First off, on this model, the power cord is built in with the transducer plug, so you don't need a separate cord. You'll have to add a fuse, though.

I second buying the trolling motor puck transducer. I mounted mine on my Terrova and it works slick as snot.

I pulled some panels off and ran the wire under/behind them so there was no exposed wiring.

Let me know if you have any specific questions and I can likely answer them!

You can see my set-up on the bow in this photo--ignore the giant dog in the photo smile


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Also check for a tube going from the bow to stern under the floor. I just wired up my bow mount to a rear battery and ran the wires through a factory tube that I can only assume was put in place for that purpose.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • Yup so far this season would have had 2 nice ones with a shotgun I just keep telling myself archery is life lol
    • Doesn't get any better than that. Pic says it all. Congrats  
    • Well not the most attractive option but when the kids are out playing in the sprinkler you could get a roll of nonslip pool matting to roll out then put in the garage during the fall-winter? 
    •   OK, then how about stripping the sealer if that is what makes it slippery.   After a few years it really isn't necessary, since the concrete is mostly cured by then (yeah it keeps curing for decades but most of it is done in a year or two).     I guess if you like the glossy look then maybe the sand in the sealer thing is worth a try.
    • Season ended just like I thought it would and happy Leipold held true to his word and moved on from Fletcher...he did some good things but overall did a poor job building a team that can compete at a high level unfortunately.  It will be interesting to see how the new GM handles this situation...getting rid of under-performers will not be easy and what in return? Going to be one of those down before heading back up deals. Coyle will be the first to go IMO, Granny can go as far as I'm concerned...gotta sign Zucker even though he was terrible in the playoffs, Nino is a question mark, Staal might need to go with the up year he had but long in the tooth and now would be the only time to get anything for him, Ennis (terrible player) will be bought out, Foligno (terrible) probably not tradeable with his contract...enjoy the ride Wild fans!
    • We packed four of us in the blind and had a blast!  Just about ready to give up and gave "one last call" only to have the birds blow up not 30 yards away from us.  One of the gobblers rubbed against the blind for two feet as he walked into the deeks- pretty dang cool!  Ryan made a perfect shot and dropped the bird in his tracks.  
    • Ryan.pdf The pdf shows up as a link for me.  Is that ok Borch?  
    • Twins are 33-91 against the Yankees since 2002! Its unbelievable how awful they play against them.    Stanton absolutely murdered that hanging curveball for a HR last night.
    • I was looking for reviews last night but only found a handful and they didn't really give me that much info. They seemed to be overall positive reviews but all were written after recently applying it so no info on longevity.