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Repairing vexilar transducer cable

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Does anyone have a good suggestion about how to fix a vexilar transducer cable that has nicks and tears from 9 years of use? I am interested in some fix better than electrical tape.

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Heat Shrink tubing is an excellent improvement over electrical tape.

Give the cord a good tight wrap in electrical tape before shrinking the tubing on. You want to keep the moisture out.

Behind me will be a few folks that will tell you to buy a new one, and that what you are trying to do is not going to last and is a waste of time.

I say if you got the 5 minutes it will take to repair the cord then go for it and save $65.

Before someone comes along and says it won't work...Remember it says right in the Vex owners manual that ducer cables MAY be spliced.

Scott

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I tried the electrical tape route a couple of years ago after I slipped and hit the cable with my auger blade. I had mixed sucess and then took it to Velilar. they are in Bloomington and my wife droped it off on her way to work one day and I had it back the next for $5. they put some sort of heat shrink material on it and it has been working great ever since. If you are close to Vexilar thats the way I would go. Or but a new cable.

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Most marine electronics will put a new line on it. Most of them can be spliced. Try Fish-lectronics in Columbia Hights. Their pretty helpful.

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