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Old transducer style

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I have an old lowrance flasher that has the transducer that I believe is meant to be installed on a boat, it has a wedge shape to it. I was wondering if anyone had any good ways of using this transducer style on the ice. I built a nice PVC/lexan frame for the flasher and battery, and it worked great last year, but the transducer was a bit of a pain to use, just looking for tips! Thanks!

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I have seen guys mount them on thin aluminum or pieces of wood and then have that mounted to a X pattern that covers the hole.

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