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#12639749 - 02/21/18 03:32 PM ultrex or ulterra
gut hooked Offline
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Registered: 02/24/11
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any thoughts? all opinions are appreciated.

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#12639772 - 02/21/18 03:47 PM Re: ultrex or ulterra [Re: gut hooked]
Clark3 Online   content
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Registered: 01/22/12
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My suggestion is the search tab. Litterally a thread identical to this last week.
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#12639773 - 02/21/18 03:49 PM Re: ultrex or ulterra [Re: gut hooked]
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Loc: Haslet, TX
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#12639777 - 02/21/18 03:54 PM Re: ultrex or ulterra [Re: Clark3]
GIG'EM AGGIES Offline
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Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: Clark3
My suggestion is the search tab. Litterally a thread identical to this last week.


More than one.
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#12639783 - 02/21/18 03:59 PM Re: ultrex or ulterra [Re: gut hooked]
gut hooked Offline
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Registered: 02/24/11
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thanks guys.

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#12639799 - 02/21/18 04:07 PM Re: ultrex or ulterra [Re: gut hooked]
bsouth401 Offline
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Loc: Texas
Ultrex!
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#12640109 - 02/21/18 06:53 PM Re: ultrex or ulterra [Re: gut hooked]
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Loc: Grand Saline, Texas
ULTREX thumb
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#12640114 - 02/21/18 06:54 PM Re: ultrex or ulterra [Re: gut hooked]
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Neither.


Just kidding.
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#12640123 - 02/21/18 06:58 PM Re: ultrex or ulterra [Re: Clark3]
crowsie14 Offline
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Registered: 06/29/12
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Originally Posted By: Clark3
My suggestion is the search tab. Litterally a thread identical to this last week.


Dang, I was looking at those ZX250 colors in orange oh well maybe white might be my color! LOL


Edited by crowsie14 (02/21/18 06:58 PM)
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#12640163 - 02/21/18 07:09 PM Re: ultrex or ulterra [Re: gut hooked]
Jeff From Iowa Offline
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Registered: 01/07/18
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drive by wire of the ultera sucks

I used the remote non stop with it

ultrex is awesome
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#12644295 - 02/23/18 10:19 PM Re: ultrex or ulterra [Re: gut hooked]
plnwtf Offline
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Registered: 04/01/16
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Loc: Fiffty Lakes, MN
I love my Ulterra. You can trim it up and get in to really shallow places. Like when my wife gets hung up almost to the bank.
Use the Spot Lock to hold your position so you can fish and not worry about having to stand on the troll motor. In rough water you just hit the button and it will stow or deploy. No bending over.
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#12644370 - 02/23/18 11:31 PM Re: ultrex or ulterra [Re: plnwtf]
toofy Offline
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Registered: 12/26/15
Posts: 577
Loc: Fort Worth
Originally Posted By: plnwtf
I love my Ulterra. You can trim it up and get in to really shallow places. Like when my wife gets hung up almost to the bank.
Use the Spot Lock to hold your position so you can fish and not worry about having to stand on the troll motor. In rough water you just hit the button and it will stow or deploy. No bending over.


Same here, I love my Ulterra. I took the pedal out because I never used it, and closed over my recessed tray. Everyone wants a pedal for some reason though.

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#12644519 - 02/24/18 06:49 AM Re: ultrex or ulterra [Re: gut hooked]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
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A pedal leaves two hands for fishing.

I'm not nearly good enough to cast and reel with one hand. The pedal on my Ultrex lets me fish and it's as easy as pedaling a bike. Don't ever think about it. It's an extension of my feeble mind. Lol. When it's time to work over a spot real good, I tap the big button to the right. And anchor down.

I have the big [censored] remote with the rough screen. I seldom ever use it. ....and I've used the Bluetooth function with my iPhone once ..to update the software on the unit.

Each trolling motor has its pluses.

For me, I NEED complete control of my TM. I fish close to docks and stumps. A lot. A cable and a pedal was a must.

Someday soon, I bet, there will be an "Ultrexxa" and it will have auto stow and deploy, power trim, electric assit cable steer, and a 360/SI/DI/US2. It will cost $5000 and only link to a Solix or something.

Soon, we will not be able to afford to catch and release a stupid fish. Ha
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#12644527 - 02/24/18 07:06 AM Re: ultrex or ulterra [Re: SteezMacQueen]
TxPanhandle Offline
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Registered: 07/02/11
Posts: 314
Loc: Texas Panhandle
As for me at 73 the stow and deploy feature is the game changer as my balance is not what it used to be.
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#12644790 - 02/24/18 09:41 AM Re: ultrex or ulterra [Re: gut hooked]
Big Kahuna Fishing Offline
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Registered: 05/21/17
Posts: 402
Loc: Mcgregor, Texas
One of the things I have seen mentioned more than a couple times on other sites in regard to the Ulterra,is that anglers will use the remote from the pilot seat then use the foot pedal when up on the front deck.

I am working on the install of mine, but I am looking forward to the low profile of the pedal, and being able to move it around.
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