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depth transducer
« on: April 06, 2021, 09:48:02 AM »

My depth gauge raymarine started working sporadically last summer. From what I have read it is a good chance that it is because of wire connections that I need to clean. However I would like to clean the surface of the transducer before I launch the boat. Has anyone cleaned one before? Sandpaper? Steelwool? ???
Glenn Davis
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1990 Catalina 34 Mk 1.5
Hull 1053
Patapsco River
Chesapeake Bay Maryland

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Re: depth transducer
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2021, 02:03:02 PM »

glenn : You just might have a bottom paint buildup?  I'd use some light sand paper after cleaning off the face.  There is special transducer paint for just that purpose.

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