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MinnKota or MotorGuide?? #13648998 07/29/20 04:55 PM
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Looking to put a trolling motor on the bow of my 1860 Center Console all aluminum bass tracker, do you guys recommend MK or MG? Also, what # Thrust do you recommend?

Re: MinnKota or MotorGuide?? [Re: kevinmcrae1] #13649035 07/29/20 05:16 PM
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IMHO ,(and I am no expert )These days it is all about linking electronics to your TM

Lowrance , go with MG or Lowrance
Humminbird go with MK
Garmin to with Garmin



I would say at least 80 on the thrust

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Re: MinnKota or MotorGuide?? [Re: kevinmcrae1] #13649882 07/30/20 04:33 AM
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I have an 80 pound Ultrex on my RT188 Ranger and it works well.

I would choose either Minn Kota, Lowrance, or Garmin if I were looking for one. cheers


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Re: MinnKota or MotorGuide?? [Re: Mo] #13649933 07/30/20 11:24 AM
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What Mo said.

Re: MinnKota or MotorGuide?? [Re: kevinmcrae1] #13650059 07/30/20 01:25 PM
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I chose a MinnKota and I use Lowrance depth finder with no issues.


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Re: MinnKota or MotorGuide?? [Re: kevinmcrae1] #13663719 08/11/20 02:38 AM
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I would say Minn Kota, I have an Ulterra 80 lb thrust and love it.


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Re: MinnKota or MotorGuide?? [Re: kevinmcrae1] #13665458 08/12/20 05:04 PM
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Like said above. 80 lb thrust will do a great job. Now as far as all the electronics tied to the motor that decides brands. I have motor guide on my glass Bass boat And I have minn Kota on my aluminum rig. I like both of them but I donโ€™t have any of the fancy motors with the spot lock stuff. I would like one but I run mine till they break.

Re: MinnKota or MotorGuide?? [Re: Dayne] #13665920 08/12/20 11:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Dayne
What Mo said.


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