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#11800714 - 08/27/16 10:35 PM Xi5 helpful hints.
ERNEST PATY Offline
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Registered: 01/21/01
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Loc: CARROLLTON, TX, US
All owners of spotlock trolling motors should install a panic stop switch in case someone gets their line caught in the trolling motor. (They will)
I bought mine at Grainger Supply for $35.00. Just step on the switch and the motor will stop.




This handle will really help when stowing or launching the Xi5.




I bought mine from:

http://www.bikewagon.com/part/stems/lefty-stems
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#11801042 - 08/28/16 09:50 AM Re: Xi5 helpful hints. [Re: ERNEST PATY]
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Looks great Ernest

These are items I feel should be standard equipment for this motor.
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#11801114 - 08/28/16 10:52 AM Re: Xi5 helpful hints. [Re: ERNEST PATY]
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Loc: Bertram Texas
What size handle did you get?
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#11801443 - 08/28/16 04:03 PM Re: Xi5 helpful hints. [Re: ERNEST PATY]
ERNEST PATY Offline
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Any of them will work, Mine cost $13.99.
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#11801858 - 08/28/16 09:08 PM Re: Xi5 helpful hints. [Re: ERNEST PATY]
redneck74z71 Offline
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Registered: 05/18/11
Posts: 202
Loc: sanger
Took mine out today and on spot lock the boat did slow circles. It was windy is that normal ?

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#11801910 - 08/28/16 09:37 PM Re: Xi5 helpful hints. [Re: ERNEST PATY]
ERNEST PATY Offline
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Registered: 01/21/01
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Mine actually works better when it's windy. When it's dead calm like this morning the boat tends to rotate in the rear. Front stays locked on.
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#11802077 - 08/29/16 05:48 AM Re: Xi5 helpful hints. [Re: ERNEST PATY]
DFW-fisherman Offline
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Registered: 04/01/11
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Loc: DFW
I've noticed that mine is slightly less accurate when there is no wind. However, it does not move much - when there's no wind.

Still, I love my Xi5! bouncy

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