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Kevin and Sherry Turner, designed and fabricate their boats at a small
shop near St Louis. Every boat is custom made and a piece of
art, however like an artist, Kevin builds on what works and leaves
the extravagant to you. For example, they wanted nothing
to do with my Helix 12, Side Imaging, GPS, Chirp, KVD Edition Fish
Finder. "It's just too big!" and they nicknamed it; "The Big
Screen." There's just no place to mount something this BIG!
|However they didn't understand
the mind thought of a Combat Controller," No Problems, Only Solutions!"
Windshields in the way, no problem, take it off. But, but, but, this
is a high performance vehicle and hauls ass, you need a windshield.
No, all I really need is a Phace Sum2 Sport Utility Mask, model The
Fallen.... as pictured above. Captain Jill keeps her windshield, and
1st Mate Mike gets the cool mask with interchangeable lenses. Nobody
ever considered mounting a fish finder on the 1st Mates Console, but
then they didn't have a "Big Screen!"
the windshield I was able to have them put it on a Ram Swing Arm Mount.
Now it can be viewed from anywhere on the boat. It's especially handy
for viewing from the front fishing seat. Have you noticed the black
and red color theme?
installed the Humminbird Helix and the Minn Kota Ulterra Trolling
Motor. It's self deploying, 36 volt, foot pedal or remote,
GPS, and down imaging sonar. I wanted this connected to my "Big
Screen", but needed to get a transducer switch, an adapter cable, and
get it wired.
And you see
that thing sitting on top of the Ulterra? It's a Humminbird 360
Imaging Sonar that nobody wanted to touch and I had to have!
There were some mounting issues, but I found a contraption that mounts to the Ulterra and deploys the 360
with the trolling motor. Installation was easy enough and I just
had run the wires and get some adapters so I could connect the 360 to
the Helix 12 too. Now I have 3 transducers all searching for
fish, I just have to figure out to operate the "Big Screen".
Did you notice the Hummingbird I had made for Jill? No expense spared when it comes to my honey.............
1st Mate's console
is now looking like the navigators station too. I have 3 GPS's
and 3 transducers and haven't found a fish yet and have no clue
where I am? I need a smart person to decipher all this
technology.... You can see below that I have a GPS Displayed and a 360 degree radar/sonar running. RiverPro
installed a couple of mounts up front for the electric anchor and
Ulterra to leave the center of the bow clear for loading. They
also left me a channel to run wires. The Ulterra's mounted on a
quick release plate and all my wiring has disconnects, so I can remove
the Ulterra and 360 easily.
Wore me out just trying to figure out how to connect all the sonar's.......and then supply them power.
takes tremendous power to run all the electronics and make sure
the engine will start, so I have 4 batteries, 3 up front, 1 in the
rear. I also have a 4 bank battery charger installed in the boat
which I just plug after using and all batteries are automatically