Lowrance hds gen 2 touch

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Lowrance hds gen 2 touch

Postby Feathor » Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:03 pm

I have a standard 600w transducer with the gen2 touch.
Tried different setups on transom and can't get clear readings. Looking at upgrading to a 1kw transducer, does anyone have experience with this or good knowledge if it's worthwhile.
Any advice is appreciated
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Re: Lowrance hds gen 2 touch

Postby 8BALL » Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:18 pm

Feathor,

The standard transducer works, but takes a bit of playing around to setup the angle correctly and read bottom.

Make sure you have the specific transducer selected in the lowrance sounder, otherwise all effort will be wasted.

I have used a number of different transducers, the Gen 2 and 3 wont maximise the full use of a 1kw tranny.

Best money is spent on getting someone who knows sounders to give it an overview for you

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Re: Lowrance hds gen 2 touch

Postby Feathor » Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:21 pm

Any experts out there worth contacting who you could recommend?
I'm based in Hampton

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Re: Lowrance hds gen 2 touch

Postby fishnut » Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:14 pm

Is it on a ally or glass boat
Ally boats with pressed bottom and sides r difficult

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Re: Lowrance hds gen 2 touch

Postby cobby » Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:57 pm

Feathor wrote:Any experts out there worth contacting who you could recommend?
I'm based in Hampton


Anthony at Moose Marine. Pretty sure he's in Chelsea Heights

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Re: Lowrance hds gen 2 touch

Postby Feathor » Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:19 pm

Plate alloy boat



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Re: Lowrance hds gen 2 touch

Postby Mustang38 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:35 pm

I’ ll second moose marine. He’s on Facebook under moose marine or 38 south in Chelsea heights just behind the northern end of the car wash opposite milk factory


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