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New Ultrex Questions #12714303
04/13/18 01:55 AM
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First day on the water with the new Ultrex and have 2 questions.

1- How do you raise the motor so it runs shallower?

2- After itís been in the water and I raise it to stow, water runs out of the shaft from where it meets the head and motor, this canít be normal right? Where the shaft meets both ends, water runs out after stowing.

The draining water is annoying once stowed and driving the boat, it ends up in my face.

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Re: New Ultrex Questions [Re: Minner Bucket] #12714335
04/13/18 02:12 AM
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There is a collar on the shaft that has a nut and hand grip bolt. Loosen it and set the height, then tighten it back to keep the height.

As for water draining.....mine doesn't. Never has and I've had it since the first week they were released.

Better get that looked at.

Edit....

There is gonna be a cup of water or so that gets behind the prop each deployment, but not a significant amount and the same as other trolling motors.


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Re: New Ultrex Questions [Re: Minner Bucket] #12714338
04/13/18 02:13 AM
04/13/18 02:13 AM
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There is a plastic collar with a knob that you loosen and you just slide the shaft up or down to adjust the height. Iím not sure what you're referring to regarding the water draining, I donít have anything abnormal there.


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Re: New Ultrex Questions [Re: Minner Bucket] #12714344
04/13/18 02:18 AM
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The water is getting in the shaft and running out both ends when stowed.

Re: New Ultrex Questions [Re: Minner Bucket] #12714347
04/13/18 02:19 AM
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If it's getting water inside that can't be good

Re: New Ultrex Questions [Re: Jaret Latta] #12714351
04/13/18 02:21 AM
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Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
If it's getting water inside that can't be good


Thatís what I figured, brand new boat so Iím sure it will get taken care of

Re: New Ultrex Questions [Re: Minner Bucket] #12714372
04/13/18 02:31 AM
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So what do you think about it, all of it? Are you loving it (the boat) or will it take some time.

Re: New Ultrex Questions [Re: grout-scout] #12714389
04/13/18 02:41 AM
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Originally Posted By: grout-scout
So what do you think about it, all of it? Are you loving it (the boat) or will it take some time.


Night and day ahead of my little Triton. Much better ride and had it to 73 today before the 3 footers had me shut it down. More storage than il ever need, and big front deck. So far itís every thing I wanted. Beautiful too!

Re: New Ultrex Questions [Re: Minner Bucket] #12714431
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When you get some time, send me some. Prob be easier to text them vs. trying to post here.


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Re: New Ultrex Questions [Re: Minner Bucket] #12714432
04/13/18 03:19 AM
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The water sounds bad.

Re: New Ultrex Questions [Re: the skipper] #12714433
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Originally Posted By: the skipper
The water sounds bad.



Edit due to having a total brain lapse. bang

Last edited by grout-scout; 04/13/18 03:09 PM.
Re: New Ultrex Questions [Re: Minner Bucket] #12714516
04/13/18 06:05 AM
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DEFINATELY need to get it looked at for water draining around head. Thats not good at all.


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Re: New Ultrex Questions [Re: Minner Bucket] #12714564
04/13/18 11:02 AM
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If you're getting water coming from the shaft where it meets the head that is a problem and I would get that looked at quickly. MinnKota has an excellent customers service and I would call them first. Had zero issues with my Ultrex and it's a real game changer. Sorry, couldn't help it.


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Re: New Ultrex Questions [Re: grout-scout] #12714897
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Originally Posted By: grout-scout
Originally Posted By: the skipper
The water sounds bad.



Freaking windy today and this lake offers no protection, itís awful with any breeze.

Good to know lol

Re: New Ultrex Questions [Re: the skipper] #12714922
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Originally Posted By: the skipper
Originally Posted By: grout-scout
Originally Posted By: the skipper
The water sounds bad.



Freaking windy today and this lake offers no protection, itís awful with any breeze.

Good to know lol



Lol, Iím a dumbazz I thought you were talking about the 3í waves. hammer I have moments of stupidity and minutes of genius. Obviously mostly stupidity.

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