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55 Lbs Remote Control Electric Trolling Motor 12V

$369.00
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MSRP: $738.00  
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Remote Control Electric Trolling Motor
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Electric Trolling Outboard Motor with Remote Control.

12V Electric Trolling Motor with FOB Remote Control that can be operated anywhere on a boat!

Remote Control for Electric Trolling Motor Our new electric trolling motor now comes with portable remote control that allows operation of motor from a distance. Left, Right, Speed Forward and Stop can be all operated from portable FOB remote. Now you don't have to seat by the transom holding to motor tiller, but can be relaxing anywhere on your boat, even in a bow.

Distributing operator weight in a middle of the watercraft significantly improves its performance and speed. Instead of pushing water in front of it in an effort to go on a plane, now small boat can easily glide through the water, those improving not only speed, but also battery power consumption and duration of the ride.

12V 55lbs Remote Controlled Trolling motor parts. Click to zoom in, Elecrric Trolling Motor wiring diagram.

RC Electric motor uses 12V, with 50 Amp Max Draw. Battery Level reader built into controller housing displays accurate available battery power, and shows when battery need a recharging. To operate this Trolling motor you will need 12 Volts "Deep Cycle"-type battery that sold in many retail, hardware or auto stores. You can get Deep Cycle battery in a Wall-Mart, K-Mart or Costco for about $55 and up. High-end Gel-Type Deep Cycle battery will run about $140. Portable and lightweight Lithium batteries start at about $300 and up. To charge battery you will also need Battery Charger, that will run about $30 to $60 epending on a brand and speed of charging.


Electric Trolling Motor Features:

  • Motor Weight - 25 lbs.
  • Shaft Length - 26".
  • Overall Length - 37", Width - 18".
  • Distance from transom mount to head - 17".
  • 55 lbs power thrust, 12V, 50 Amp Max Draw.
  • Adjustable Depth Collar - for changing the motor depth.
  • Convenient handle for carrying motor around.
  • Remote control allows operation from almost 100' away.
  • Nine speed levels for optimal energy saving.
  • Battery Reader - displays accurate battery level.
  • Warranty - 1 Year from date of purchase.
  • Quick Assembly of prop and tilt mechanism required.
  • New remote control now comes with re-chargeable battery.
  • Please download remote control charging instructions.
  • Available Color - WHITE

Video of Remote Controlled Electric Motor

IMPORTANT WARNINGS!

  • This motor model does not have a Reverse function. To ride in a reverse, motor need to be rotated 180 degree with a remote, or simply make 180 degree turn with a boat. To prevent motor jumping out of the water if it turned 180 degrees in a reverse, it is important that tilt level knobs are fully tightened on both sides, so that motor stays firmly in place. Click here for the assembly of tilt level mechanism.
  • When changing directions, press left or right button toward direction of the desired turn, and once turn is complete, simply press opposite direction button to return motor into strait forward position to proceed with a set course, same way as you would normally do with a regular type of outboard motor. For example, if you want to make right turn, press right arrow number of times, and once turn is fully completed, press left arrow button same number of times to return motor into strait moving direction.
  • We strongly recommend installing a $3 Quick Battery Disconnect in order to be able to easily turn off power to the motor in a situation that wireless connection between FOB and motor is suddenly lost due to low remote battery, radio interference or malfunctioning remote, while you are under way. In this situation you can easily disconnect power to the motor to kill the engine and take over your vessel with alternative means of propulsion, such as oars for example.
Overall Length:
37"
Distance from transom mount to head:
17"
Handle:
  • Convenient handle for carrying the motor around
Remote control:
  • Allows operation from almost 100' away
Shaft Length:
26"
Special Composite Shaft:
  • More flexible and stronger than other shafts
Power Thrust:
55 lbs, 12V, 50 Amp Max Draw
Adjustable Depth Collar:
  • For changing the motor depth
Speed Control:
Nine speed levels for optimal energy saving
Battery Reader:
  • Displays accurate battery level
Warranty:
1 year from the date of purchase
Overall Width:
18"
Color:
Black
Weight:
25 lbs
Color:
black
  • Convenient handle for carrying motor around.
  • Remote control allows operation from almost 100' away.

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Electric Trolling Motors FAQ.

Trolling motor is the perfect add-on for your inflatable boat. When going out on the water for a day of fishing, there’s no greater tool to have at your disposal than an electric trolling motor. But there are many things about these simple motors that people do not understand, such as how long they can run on a single battery charge, or how powerful of a motor they need for their particular boat. But with just a little bit of research, you can find answers to these two all-important questions. Then you can select your trolling motor, attach it to your inflatable boat, and be out enjoying a day of fishing in no time.

How Long Can My Trolling Motor Run on a Battery Charge?

This is probably the most common question about these motors. And before spending your hard-earned money on one, you should first make sure you know all the facts. You probably want your motor to last as long as possible on a single charge, so you will need to look at the two important specs. These are the battery’s “amperage hour rating” and the motor’s “amps drawn.”

The amperage hour rating is a measure of how long the battery will supply consistent amperage to the motor. The higher the rating, the longer a battery will be able to power a motor. So what does this actually mean? It means that, for example, a 100 amperage hour battery would be able to supply 25 amps of power for 4 hours before running out. Or if your trolling motor was drawing less amps, let’s say 10, the battery could power the motor for 10 hours. It’s just that simple.

The other important piece of information to factor in when trying to figure out how long your trolling motor will power your boat on a single charge is the motor’s amps drawn. This is the “amps” part of the equation above. So, for example, if you have an 80 amp battery that’s powering a trolling motor that draws 40 amps per hour at top speed, then your motor will be able to propel your boat at top speed for 2 hours.

How Powerful of a Motor Do I Need?

This is the second most common question people ask when shopping for a new trolling motor for their boat. And it is a very important question, since the size of the motor you choose will not only affect your boat’s speed, but also the length of time you can travel on a single battery charge. When trying to figure out how big a motor you need, remember that a motor’s power is rated by pounds of “thrust,” which tend to range from 30 pounds on the low end to 100 pounds on the high end.

When choosing the size of your motor, the number one thing to take into account is the weight of your boat. Most manufacturers say that you need 2 pounds of thrust for every 100 pounds of boat weight, which is a good guide point when purchasing your trolling motor. But don’t forget to add in the weight of the people and equipment that the boat will be carrying when you do your calculations! You also may want to factor in the types of weather conditions and currents that you will be operating in, as these can make a huge difference in the amount of power you need from your trolling motor. That’s why it’s always smart to overestimate a little when deciding how big of a motor you need to purchase.