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#10936920 - 06/24/15 08:34 AM Quick Trolling Motor Repair?
361V Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 4573
Loc: somervell county
Suppose to leave in two days. I have what looks like a simple repair for my MK Fortrex. Anyone in DFW do repairs "while you wait"? Any suggestions? Thank you, 361v.
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#10936929 - 06/24/15 08:38 AM Re: Quick Trolling Motor Repair? [Re: 361V]
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Registered: 05/01/10
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You can check with the guys at All Star Marine Electronics in Dallas
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#10936947 - 06/24/15 08:43 AM Re: Quick Trolling Motor Repair? [Re: 361V]
Piper Offline
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Registered: 12/14/06
Posts: 159
Loc: Decatur, Texas
Call Boris Marine in Fort Worth.............

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#10937071 - 06/24/15 09:30 AM Re: Quick Trolling Motor Repair? [Re: 361V]
Chris G Online   content
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Registered: 11/16/08
Posts: 1941
Loc: Frisco, TX
I had a similar situation a while back and SW parts and Service took care of me while I waited.
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#10937074 - 06/24/15 09:32 AM Re: Quick Trolling Motor Repair? [Re: 361V]
catslayer Offline
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Registered: 03/03/08
Posts: 3574
Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
whats wrong? I've worked on mine myself quite a bit, I tore the top of the gear box off and fixed it... whats it doing?


Edited by catslayer (06/24/15 09:32 AM)
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#10938125 - 06/24/15 05:44 PM Re: Quick Trolling Motor Repair? [Re: 361V]
361V Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
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Loc: somervell county
Went by Lakeside Trolling Motor @ Fork on 515 between the 515 west bridge and the 154 light. Real nice guy got me up and running while there. It was those big plastic bushings where the shaft attaches/pivots to the big aluminum trussed mount/bracket. Problem is I didn't have the parts and was not sure even what was missing or wrong. Evidently this is a common problem and kind of a weak link in the system. They wear and break. Super nice guy. Said he used to own the 515 Cabins.
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#10938234 - 06/24/15 06:54 PM Re: Quick Trolling Motor Repair? [Re: 361V]
Jeremy E Offline
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Registered: 10/28/07
Posts: 325
Without a doubt you need to go to the guy behind Minnow Bucket, he is the guy that took over Steves...I talked to him saturday, he said he has every single replacement part for Minnkota in stock! Good guy too!

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#10938265 - 06/24/15 07:08 PM Re: Quick Trolling Motor Repair? [Re: Jeremy E]
Doug R. Offline
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Registered: 06/11/12
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Originally Posted By: Jeremy E
Without a doubt you need to go to the guy behind Minnow Bucket, he is the guy that took over Steves...I talked to him saturday, he said he has every single replacement part for Minnkota in stock! Good guy too!



Who took it over, Nevelle May and where is he located?
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