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#12416884 - 09/06/17 06:08 PM 24volt trolling motor upgrade.
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Registered: 12/04/06
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Loc: Midlothian, TX
So, if I upgrade to a 24 volt trolling motor, can I still get by on two batteries? Would it be wrong to try and crank the big motor from one of the batteries I would be using for the trolling motor?
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#12416888 - 09/06/17 06:11 PM Re: 24volt trolling motor upgrade. [Re: Mudshark]
scruboak Offline
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Registered: 03/11/03
Posts: 1099
Loc: Cisco,tx
I wouldn't run trolling motor off cranking battery .

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#12416895 - 09/06/17 06:16 PM Re: 24volt trolling motor upgrade. [Re: Mudshark]
Bobby Milam Offline
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Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 2952
Loc: Arlington
You want the cranking separate, especially if you are going to run fish finders as they will get interference from the trolling motor through the battery.

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#12416909 - 09/06/17 06:24 PM Re: 24volt trolling motor upgrade. [Re: Mudshark]
Bob Landry Offline
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Registered: 08/10/11
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Loc: Austin, Tx
Figure out how to add a second battery and where. Your start battery should only run the sonars, nothing else.
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#12416943 - 09/06/17 06:56 PM Re: 24volt trolling motor upgrade. [Re: Mudshark]
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I was hoping everyone would say it's ok. Knew it wouldn't be, but dang.
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#12416992 - 09/06/17 07:25 PM Re: 24volt trolling motor upgrade. [Re: Mudshark]
scruboak Offline
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Registered: 03/11/03
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Loc: Cisco,tx
new 3 bank charger to, welcome to the cost of fishing.


Edited by scruboak (09/06/17 07:26 PM)

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#12417535 - 09/07/17 08:03 AM Re: 24volt trolling motor upgrade. [Re: Mudshark]
bradnitro175 Offline
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Registered: 07/11/08
Posts: 4540
Loc: Dallas,tx
If it's that aluminum boat with a small outboard that's how I run mine just upgrade you engine battery to a deep cycle trolling battery

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