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    Quote Originally Posted by K447 View Post
    How much additional clearance do you need for the factory boarding step to swing down without touching the sonar sensor?
    I’m guessing about an inch. I’ll update this thread when I get the skis back with pictures and measurements of the spacer.

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    Great thread. Thanks!

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    I had thought about mounting the xducer this way as well, but the darn thing was so long and bulky, I didn't want it protruding aft like that. So I bought a used spare ride-plate (in case things don't pan-out the way I had planned) and cut a big hole into the plate itself. Then I turned right around and patched/repaired the hole I had made with epoxy/glass composites, restoring the ride-plate surfaces. Next I glued the xducer on the backside of that same patch, and vol-la ... integrated xducer ride-plate. Got great signal, down-scanning works fine. Almost exactly 3 years ago this month - still working great ! Pics are listed here:

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