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Lowrance Trolling Motor #13199013 06/28/19 07:39 PM
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Re: Lowrance Trolling Motor [Re: Champion1] #13199075 06/28/19 08:48 PM
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I expected this motor would be similar to the ultrex but link with Lowrance systems. This confirms my expectations. They will surly get some of the market share they desire. I just hope the competition brings down the price of all units and one day I can justify buying one.

Re: Lowrance Trolling Motor [Re: Champion1] #13199159 06/28/19 10:43 PM
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If its electric steering like the terrova and ulterra good luck. It says it is ELECTRIC steering...

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Re: Lowrance Trolling Motor [Re: Champion1] #13199219 06/29/19 12:12 AM
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I can't help but wonder if every couple of years they will come out with a New model and quit supporting the previous one... you know, kind of like they do with their electronics....

Re: Lowrance Trolling Motor [Re: Jeff From Iowa] #13199275 06/29/19 01:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Jeff From Iowa
If its electric steering like the terrova and ulterra good luck. It says it is ELECTRIC steering...

Its electronically assisted, cable steering. Just like Ultrex. The thing is equal to Ultrex in every way but one....it BRUSHLESS!!! About time. Zero interference with electronics, more power, and much more efficient.

Now....what is MG and Garmins new stuff gonna be like?


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I can't help but wonder if every couple of years they will come out with a New model and quit supporting the previous one... you know, kind of like they do with their electronics....

With the transducers in interchangeable nosecones you will be able to update to other units easily.

Re: Lowrance Trolling Motor [Re: P_102] #13199522 06/29/19 01:41 PM
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Originally Posted by P_102

I can't help but wonder if every couple of years they will come out with a New model and quit supporting the previous one... you know, kind of like they do with their electronics....

With the transducers in interchangeable nosecones you will be able to update to other units easily.

Elite ti2 and above can update via Wi-Fi so it's super easy with a Samsung assuming you have cell connection


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Re: Lowrance Trolling Motor [Re: SteezMacQueen] #13199528 06/29/19 01:50 PM
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Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
Originally Posted by Jeff From Iowa
If its electric steering like the terrova and ulterra good luck. It says it is ELECTRIC steering...

Its electronically assisted, cable steering. Just like Ultrex. The thing is equal to Ultrex in every way but one....it BRUSHLESS!!! About time. Zero interference with electronics, more power, and much more efficient.

Now....what is MG and Garmins new stuff gonna be like?

Garmin is releasing thiers at icast


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Re: Lowrance Trolling Motor [Re: SteezMacQueen] #13199564 06/29/19 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
Originally Posted by Jeff From Iowa
If its electric steering like the terrova and ulterra good luck. It says it is ELECTRIC steering...

Its electronically assisted, cable steering. Just like Ultrex. The thing is equal to Ultrex in every way but one....it BRUSHLESS!!! About time. Zero interference with electronics, more power, and much more efficient.

Now....what is MG and Garmins new stuff gonna be like?



Fly by WIRE is not electric assist. Not in cars trucks etc.. AND not in their description...

"Instant and smooth fly-by-wheel steering control gives the trolling motor the feel of a cable-steer motor, but without the mechanical cables that can wear out over time. Regardless of the brand of trolling motor used before, you will quickly get comfortable with its innovative Lowrance foot pedal, which is completely user-configurable."

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If its quiet like the regular ones.. Ill have an ultrex 112 for sale! Ultrex is too noisy! Ive seen it spook fish many times when turning the head!

Re: Lowrance Trolling Motor [Re: SkeeterRonnie] #13199698 06/29/19 05:44 PM
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Originally Posted by SkeeterRonnie
If its quiet like the regular ones.. Ill have an ultrex 112 for sale! Ultrex is too noisy! Ive seen it spook fish many times when turning the head!

This is why I wont even consider an Ultrex. I currently run a Fortrex. I fish shallow 90% of the time and hearing that noise when in my buddys boat bothered the [censored] out of me. Hopefully the noise issues gets resolved with time. I have always been a Minn Kota guy and would hate to have to switch to a different brand in the future.

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Originally Posted by SkeeterRonnie
If its quiet like the regular ones.. Ill have an ultrex 112 for sale! Ultrex is too noisy! Ive seen it spook fish many times when turning the head!



I do agree, Ronnie.


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Will it work with Garmin?


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Re: Lowrance Trolling Motor [Re: dk2429] #13199875 06/29/19 10:03 PM
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Originally Posted by dk2429
Will it work with Garmin?
like the Ultrex, it will work with anything, it will have more FEATURES with Lowrance.


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Re: Lowrance Trolling Motor [Re: dk2429] #13200002 06/30/19 01:48 AM
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Originally Posted by dk2429
Will it work with Garmin?


Rumors are that Garmin will be releasing their own trolling motor this year.


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