Main Menu
Forum
Guidelines/Rules
Photo Contest
TFF Store
Guides/Destinations
Contact/Advertising
Texas Hunting Forum
Louisiana Fishing Forum
Georgia Fishing Forum
Florida Fishing Forum
Advertisement
Affiliates
J.P. Greeson's Weekly Fishing Report
Larry Bozka's Coastal Anglers
Big Billy Kinder Outdoors
Texas Fishing & Outdoors Show
Honey Hole All Outdoors Television
Get A Limit Outdoors
Barry Stokes’ Southwest Outdoors Report
Advertisement
Newest Members
estex4, Billy Jack 33, back40, jason3434, Bassman40
92144 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 72964
JDavis7873® 66801
Pilothawk 63406
hopalong 59728
FattyMcButterpants 59201
Manchu 53612
John175 ® 50788
SkeeterRonnie 50727
David Lee 50566
Tritonman 49966
facebook
Forum Stats
92144 Members
58 Forums
729555 Topics
9542786 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#7571469 - 05/25/12 09:30 AM Anybody put a transducer on minn Kota powerdrive trolling motor?
sleeper Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/08/04
Posts: 361
Loc: Longview
Just bought a 09 ranger reata. Has it on there. Love the trollin motor but looks impossible to mount tranducer because the shaft slides up and down through a tight hole lol when deploying etc. Thanks


Top
#7573374 - 05/25/12 05:52 PM Re: Anybody put a transducer on minn Kota powerdrive trolling motor? [Re: sleeper]
falcontech Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 04/04/12
Posts: 6
Loc: McKinney, Texas
I have the Terrova same deployment. I did it per the install instruction’s you can download from Minkota website. You tie it at the top and bottom of shaft with slack in wire.
Con of this install you have to watch the wire on deployment so it doesn’t get in down lock.

Under manual control you have to watch how far you go on turning head.

Wire can also catch on depth collar, and it will cut the wire.

I’m ready to just run both units off transom sensor.

Hope this helps you with your install discision.


Top
#7573758 - 05/25/12 08:03 PM Re: Anybody put a transducer on minn Kota powerdrive trolling motor? [Re: sleeper]
Matt M Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/09/07
Posts: 2173
Loc: Rockwall , tx
there is no good way to do it


Top
#7573801 - 05/25/12 08:13 PM Re: Anybody put a transducer on minn Kota powerdrive trolling motor? [Re: Matt M]
Lake Fork Guide-Cody Malone Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 04/21/06
Posts: 15822
Loc: Lake Fork, Texas
Originally Posted By: Martin Pro Outdoors
there is no good way to do it


_________________________
C/ (254)722-9031 E/ jcody05@yahoo.com

Photos & Bookings Updated Daily
http://texasfishingforum.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/9982277/1

Top
#7574049 - 05/25/12 09:21 PM Re: Anybody put a transducer on minn Kota powerdrive trolling motor? [Re: sleeper]
falcontech Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 04/04/12
Posts: 6
Loc: McKinney, Texas
+1 on Malone & Martin


Top
#7574415 - 05/25/12 11:26 PM Re: Anybody put a transducer on minn Kota powerdrive trolling motor? [Re: sleeper]
LittleGazoo Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 10/22/10
Posts: 557
Loc: Big Sandy, TX
Most Terrova users mount their Humminbird transducers by running the transducer cable down the slot in the shaft.

Here are two links:

Humminbird - http://www.crappie.com/crappie/fishing-e...ucer-mount.html

Lowrance - http://www.crappie.com/crappie/fishing-e...-cable-0-a.html




Edited by LittleGazoo (06/05/12 10:05 AM)

Top



© 1998-2014 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide