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Splasher Prop #13273367 09/07/19 07:05 PM
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Finaly installed a splasher prop. Won the prop last fall at the "6 old geezer striper tournament "
I'm hoping she does double duty with sandies.
Now just one more battery, ugggg...
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Re: Splasher Prop [Re: JWC Nauticstar] #13273377 09/07/19 07:15 PM
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I do have a question if a small lawn mower/atv battery would last long enough for a half day trip. Using it sporadically?

Re: Splasher Prop [Re: JWC Nauticstar] #13273390 09/07/19 07:25 PM
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12 volt trolling motor. Lawnmower batteries are too small.



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Re: Splasher Prop [Re: JWC Nauticstar] #13273444 09/07/19 08:15 PM
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I have tried one but it only lasts a few hours. I added a back trolling motor plug for mine when I ordered my new boat and that works awesome for half a day of fishing.


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Re: Splasher Prop [Re: CHAMPION FISH] #13273460 09/07/19 08:29 PM
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Thanks, trying to get out cheap as usual

Re: Splasher Prop [Re: JWC Nauticstar] #13273607 09/07/19 10:07 PM
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I bought one of the smallest batteries interstate sells and it works for hours and never been a problem. It still was about $100 and about the size of a landmower battery in demonsions...I think 30 something amp hours.


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Re: Splasher Prop [Re: RespectTheFish] #13273845 09/08/19 01:23 AM
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Thank you! I guess I'll crack the wallet open one more time.
I have interstate's everywhere else.

Re: Splasher Prop [Re: JWC Nauticstar] #13274033 09/08/19 03:31 AM
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I use a size U1 AGM battery (lawnmower siize) it's a deep cycle 35 amp hour battery. It will be fairly run down at the end of the day, but it works pretty well. I put it in a soft sided cooler bag with a shoulder strap and it is simple to take in and out to charge. Also installed a normal MinnKota plug on the battery and motor. Picked the battery up at Northern Tool for $69.99 on sale.

Re: Splasher Prop [Re: honey hole] #13276968 09/11/19 01:36 AM
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I ended up buying the AGM battery from Harbor Freight $69 and I used the 20% coupon. Will give it a test run tomorrow evening at Grapevine to see if I can get the Sandies to stay up longer.

Re: Splasher Prop [Re: JWC Nauticstar] #13278614 09/12/19 04:01 PM
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Didn't need the splasher last night.
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Caught fish for a solid hour till the hurricane winds blew us off the lake.

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