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Old December 25th, 2008, 04:13 PM   #1
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I found a Minn Kota 35, 24lbs thrust like brand new for $80. Good deal? Is it big enough for a 14' alum v-bottom . I have an 8hp chrysler but want a trolling motor also.
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it will be so so, i would prefer more but if the boat is pretty bare it will work fine
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i would say it depends on your use. it is going to be no speed demon but it will do the trick.
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A little slow........yes. Still beats Hell out if rowing
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Get a good Deep Cycle battery to run it!!
I have the same motor on my 12' flat bottom.
Keep the battery charged when not in use and
make sure you are fully charged when you leave
it'll make a good troller for you!!
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I wonder if the one 1fstfox has would work on my boat?
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Old December 27th, 2008, 09:26 AM   #7
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I wonder if the one 1fstfox has would work on my boat?
Nope.

That trolling motor is strictly for airplanes.
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Nope.

That trolling motor is strictly for airplanes.
Thanks for the help. I just want to know if I can transom mount that one with out having to modify it.
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The motor in my first post was on craigslist. I thought I had a deal but the buyer has not returned my emails since we agreed on a price.
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