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#10885413 - 05/31/15 01:30 PM Advice needed on Motor Guide Xi5....
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Green Horn

Registered: 04/18/15
Posts: 9
Looking at putting the new Motor Guide Xi5 on a new boat. Anyone have any experience with this trolling motor as of yet, problems or concerns ? the boat I'm looking at has Lowrance HDS units on it already with a Minn Kota I-pilot. the dealer is saying to stay with the Minn Kota because its a proven unit and the Motor Guide is new and not working correctly yet.
Any input or advice would be helpful...Thanks

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#10892279 - 06/03/15 10:29 AM Re: Advice needed on Motor Guide Xi5.... [Re: FF Retired]
GhostRider32 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/15/15
Posts: 1414

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#10896282 - 06/04/15 08:06 PM Re: Advice needed on Motor Guide Xi5.... [Re: FF Retired]
wesbradshaw Offline
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Registered: 12/07/08
Posts: 112
Send me a pm if you need to sellthe ipilot

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#10897985 - 06/05/15 02:46 PM Re: Advice needed on Motor Guide Xi5.... [Re: FF Retired]
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Green Horn

Registered: 04/18/15
Posts: 9
GhostRider32 thanks for the link, answered most of my questions. I am swaping out the MinnKota for the MotorGuide unit...

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#10908829 - 06/10/15 01:51 PM Re: Advice needed on Motor Guide Xi5.... [Re: FF Retired]
GhostRider32 Offline
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Registered: 05/15/15
Posts: 1414
I want one too.

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#10908998 - 06/10/15 03:02 PM Re: Advice needed on Motor Guide Xi5.... [Re: FF Retired]
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Green Horn

Registered: 04/18/15
Posts: 9
Well I did it, putting the Xi5 on the boat. I will post a report later after I get some use on the water to see how well it preforms.
Thanks to everyone.

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#10917399 - 06/14/15 10:18 PM Re: Advice needed on Motor Guide Xi5.... [Re: FF Retired]
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Registered: 01/21/11
Posts: 1239
Loc: Little Elm
The Xi5 is super fast. I've got a terrova with pilot and it does a great job but no wher near as quick as the XI5.
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