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#11105733 - 09/15/15 05:26 PM tripped troll "1"
YAMADOGGY Offline
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Registered: 11/26/03
Posts: 233
Loc: FT WORTH,TX,USA
ok, boat sat in barn/garage for 2+ years and now back on the water and all is coming along, Saturday some fishing trees for crappie, was headed over a large pasture/flat to another tree line............hand control 82 lb motor guide, I had the foot switch locked to on and on max thrust. almost to tree line and all died. my troll 1 c/b was tripped. reset all ok for minor troll motor use as we were tying up etc. this troll motor is a replacement for my original 74 lb that went bad and this motor was new and I have bass fished with no issues....question? is the 74 to 82 lb thrust having more amps etc? I am gonna see if a rat hasn't partially chewed a wire causing a voltage/amp spike. I have 25+ static voltage up front but wondering about wires strand being reduced in a wire.

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#11123956 - 09/23/15 10:35 PM Re: tripped troll "1" [Re: YAMADOGGY]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 5503
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Remember that as voltage starts to drop, current (amperage) has to increase for the same amount power ( watts aka "thrust")
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#11124006 - 09/23/15 11:29 PM Re: tripped troll "1" [Re: YAMADOGGY]
YAMADOGGY Offline
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Registered: 11/26/03
Posts: 233
Loc: FT WORTH,TX,USA
ok so maybe it was the wide open and the combo of the 82 vs the 74lbs I didn't see visually any wire knowing etc, ill have to monitor it in use, thx for the reply

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#11124007 - 09/23/15 11:29 PM Re: tripped troll "1" [Re: YAMADOGGY]
YAMADOGGY Offline
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Registered: 11/26/03
Posts: 233
Loc: FT WORTH,TX,USA
gnawing

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#11124478 - 09/24/15 09:26 AM Re: tripped troll "1" [Re: YAMADOGGY]
gary purdy Offline
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Registered: 05/24/03
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Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
Yo up trolling motor.u have to upgrade to a 60amp breaker with 80lb
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