Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Hunnad12, Gary Ansley, Slab quest2014, TomElliott, jarrett033
95318 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 76695
JDavis7873® 67331
Pilothawk 66233
hopalong 63592
FattyMcButterpants 59901
Manchu 57799
John175 ® 53834
Tritonman 52065
BasscatRonnie 51357
Derek 51192
facebook
Forum Stats
95318 Members
58 Forums
771185 Topics
10102249 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: 366
Loc: East texas
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: 2248
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: 16152
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
Lake Fork Premier Guide Service FB Page
My Personal FB Page

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 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 10/22/10
Posts: 617
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



© 1998-2015 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide