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#11750604 - 07/30/16 08:10 PM Dings on motor guide trolling motor
DTX Angler Offline
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Registered: 05/06/15
Posts: 199
Hey y'all,
I was loading my boat onto my trailer and my engine ran out of fuel so I used my trolling motor to get it onto the trailer and wasn't paying attention and the trolling motor prop hit my trailer and dinged it. I'm wondering when I should replace it? If I need to at all. It doesn't look terrible but a all 3 blades are dinged up and a little bit folded the other way because of hitting the trailer.
Thanks

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#11750664 - 07/30/16 08:37 PM Re: Dings on motor guide trolling motor [Re: DTX Angler]
Dayne Online   content
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Registered: 12/16/06
Posts: 2968
It can play havoc with depth finder reception if you have a transducer on the tmotor.

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#11751206 - 07/31/16 09:01 AM Re: Dings on motor guide trolling motor [Re: DTX Angler]
shut-up-and-fish Offline
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Registered: 02/08/10
Posts: 9598
Loc: Coppell Tx.

Best to change out the blade/prop now from your description as the harmonics of the blade can effect the motors performance over time.
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#11752839 - 08/01/16 09:36 AM Re: Dings on motor guide trolling motor [Re: DTX Angler]
Jones Trolling Motor Offline
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Registered: 05/01/11
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Loc: NE Texas/SW Arkansas
Props are relatively cheap when compared to other boating items. Change it now and use the old one for a spare (emergency only). If interested, we keep them in stock.
John
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