Trolling motor advice?

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stevefire05
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Trolling motor advice?

Post by stevefire05 » 23 Apr 2013, 08:50

Hey I have a 16 foot boat I already have two transom mount 30 pound on the back. My ? Is would three 30 on the back be as good or better than two 55?
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DearJon
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Trolling motor advice?

Post by DearJon » 23 Apr 2013, 20:30

Three 30's will never propel your boat as fast as two 55's. The 55's will draw more amps, but it would be worth it.

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ol sarge
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Trolling motor advice?

Post by ol sarge » 24 Apr 2013, 11:25

I think if you just put one 55 on the back you would see a major improvement. More motors equal more issues and less time fishing.......

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Trolling motor advice?

Post by stevesecotec02 » 03 May 2013, 03:58

If your wanting to speed out of your electric trolling motors look at getting a 24v motor with variable speed. Even if u don't want a 24v look at a 55lb motor with variable speed they are faster than the 5 speed models.

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