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#12667556 - 03/11/18 11:43 AM Transom troll motor to the front?
KBW Offline
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Registered: 02/14/02
Posts: 410
Loc: East Texas
Moving my troll motor to the front of my little 2 man.
Building a little spider rig.
Anyway, can I simply loosen the head on my troll motor to turn it around or should I just use reverse?

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#12667584 - 03/11/18 12:06 PM Re: Transom troll motor to the front? [Re: KBW]
Slab Killa Offline
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Registered: 08/05/08
Posts: 139
Turn the head around

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#12667595 - 03/11/18 12:16 PM Re: Transom troll motor to the front? [Re: KBW]
Ken Gaby Online   content
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The head can be turned around on almost all models. If there is a pin thru the shaft, be careful putting the pin back in to not cut any wires. Been There. bang
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#12667606 - 03/11/18 12:26 PM Re: Transom troll motor to the front? [Re: KBW]
Eric Offline
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Registered: 09/29/01
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Loc: Murchison
There are a few Youtube videaos addressing your situation.

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#12667609 - 03/11/18 12:30 PM Re: Transom troll motor to the front? [Re: KBW]
crapicat Offline
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Registered: 01/23/13
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Loc: Grandview, TX
Yep, turn it around, takes about 30 minutes...and has previously mentioned, be careful with the wires...

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#12667895 - 03/11/18 04:52 PM Re: Transom troll motor to the front? [Re: KBW]
KBW Offline
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Registered: 02/14/02
Posts: 410
Loc: East Texas
Got it👍
Thanks

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#12667966 - 03/11/18 06:09 PM Re: Transom troll motor to the front? [Re: KBW]
Fishbonz Online   content
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Registered: 12/30/08
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One thing to remember if you put the troll mtr up front on some models it will make the back end want to swing around .Mine did so I had to make a rudder to stabalize it.


Edited by Fishbonz (03/11/18 06:10 PM)

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#12668191 - 03/11/18 09:25 PM Re: Transom troll motor to the front? [Re: Fishbonz]
crapicat Offline
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Originally Posted By: Fishbonz
One thing to remember if you put the troll mtr up front on some models it will make the back end want to swing around .Mine did so I had to make a rudder to stabalize it.


Yea, I changed mine back...it uses less battery power on the rear and steers better, on my rig...

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