Fish Finder Installation Checklist

Fish Finder Installation Checklist

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Installing a fish finder may appear complicated, but it’s simple when you have everything prepared! Here is a list of everything you’ll need.

You can use this flower arrangement in the following ways:

Plastic Block: The most critical step in installing the transducer is ensuring that it is installed correctly. Because you’ll be drilling holes in the transom, some anglers prefer to use a plastic block that they attach to the transom and then mount their transducer on top of it so they don’t have to drill new holes every time they upgrade (or add another transducer).

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There’s a lot of debate in the fish finding world over which sealant to use: silicone sealant, 3M 5200 adhesive/sealant, or regular marine sealant. – n everyone claims their own is the greatest, so you’re fine with whatever is most accessible to you.

You’ll need to figure out how you’re going to run the wires from the transducer (which will be located all the way back on the transom) to the main unit, depending on what sort of boat you have. You’ll need to keep the wires secure somehow, either by using a clamp or some sort of tubing.

What tools will you require?

  • A screwdriver with a Philips head is required.
  • Make a variety of holes using various bits.
  • The punch and hammer are used to make holes in the frame.
  • Wrench
  • Masking tape

Fish Finder Installation tools

The following equipment are required for installing the fish finder in the dash:

  • Jigsaw
  • Scissors
  • File and sandpaper
Shane Baker

Shane Baker

My name is Shane Baker and when I am not with my family or working here I am out fishing! I caught my first fish when I was 6 – it was a trout at a stocked pond here in TX. Ever since fishing has been a passion of mine!

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