Suggestions for Transom Transducer installation location for 2004 Cobalt 282

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Suggestions for Transom Transducer installation location for 2004 Cobalt 282

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I just received a Garmin EchoMap UHD2 94sv with a GT56UHD-TM transducer. I'm trying to figure out the best place to mount the transducer on a 2004 Cobalt 282 2xMercruiser 350s.

I was thinking of putting it right here, but worry about the water bubbles/flow messing with (is that even a thing) intake from those intakes (I think they are intakes):
Transducer-location-1.png

The other two options I see are B & C here:
Transducer-location-2.png
Given the transom, they could all have pluses and minuses. Just wanted to hear if anyone had any thoughts or previous experience. I did a bunch of searches but I didn't see my question exactly in the forum.

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Re: Suggestions for Transom Transducer installation location for 2004 Cobalt 282

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So glad you found us ksa…..

We mounted something similar at the deepest point (picture one in your post). The less air bubbles the better. Any aeration can cause false or intermittent readings. You’ll be fine at the deeper point even with those two vertical mounts.

Any other pics of your boat?

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