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Terrova/ulterra dilemma #13868012 01/31/21 05:31 AM
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I ordered a terrova and received an ulterra, same length and thrust. Have option to send for exchange or keep. I chose terrova when I ordered simply because It was the least expensive that had the features I that mattered the most. Not sure if I should choose to keep or send for the exchange to terrova. Experienced input welcome.

Re: Terrova/ulterra dilemma [Re: Esnow74] #13868073 01/31/21 12:01 PM
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I have the ulterra with ipilot link. It is the best trollong motor I have ever had.

Re: Terrova/ulterra dilemma [Re: Esnow74] #13874364 02/05/21 01:29 AM
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I have the Terrova with I-pilot Link and B-T. I've had both foot cable and hand control before. And am very happy with the electric drive pedal or remote wireless hand held devise. Some people like the cable drives. Some like the cord or cordless drives of Bluetooth. The Ulterra is certainly a higher priced unit of the two.



Edit: I just realized you were asking about the Ulterra. And was thinking you said Ultrex. roflmao
I'd certainly keep an Ulterra if I had one. I chose the Terrova because of the weight savings of the 55lb thrust and one less battery in my little 16 foot G3 river Jon.

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Re: Terrova/ulterra dilemma [Re: Esnow74] #13874456 02/05/21 02:39 AM
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I have a terrova love it, but I really would like to have the auto up/down when beating the banks


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Re: Terrova/ulterra dilemma [Re: Esnow74] #13875104 02/05/21 04:34 PM
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I have had the Ulterra for 3 years and then it broke this year. I had it fixed because I don't think I could use anything else. I love the auto deploy.

Re: Terrova/ulterra dilemma [Re: JWC Nauticstar] #13875541 02/05/21 09:08 PM
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Originally Posted by JWC Nauticstar
I have had the Ulterra for 3 years and then it broke this year. I had it fixed because I don't think I could use anything else. I love the auto deploy.


At this point if I had to give up the ulterra I would probably give up the boat also.

Re: Terrova/ulterra dilemma [Re: Esnow74] #13875642 02/05/21 10:52 PM
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I have a big fishing toon with the ulterra with MDI/ I pilot
Set in the captains chair deploy and or stow.
Anchor.
Lordy somebody bring me a minner.....

Ulterra all the way

Re: Terrova/ulterra dilemma [Re: Esnow74] #13875897 02/06/21 01:50 AM
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Love my Ulterra. It would be a major downgrade to me to have anything else. I really wish it would get some competition.

Re: Terrova/ulterra dilemma [Re: Esnow74] #13884714 02/12/21 06:22 PM
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No offense, but are you serious? If someone sent me an Ulterra when they were supposed to send me a Terrova, and then said I could keep it at no additional charge? I would say thank you very much and enjoy it. If you have your heart set on a Terrova, I'll trade ya mine, straight up.


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Re: Terrova/ulterra dilemma [Re: texcajun] #13886767 02/14/21 12:52 PM
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Ive had 3 Ultrex and 1 Ulterra with problems on all. The Ulterra has been repaired 3 times. Stow and deploy stopped working all 3 times. 2 times covered under warranty but 3rd time was over $500 to repair. Not dependable so now sits on floor in mancave. Primary is now a Ghost with a Fortrex as a backup.

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