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Recessed Trolling Motor Box #14196708 11/20/21 02:25 PM
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Does anyone have any experience installing a trolling motor box on a 2000 model Skeeter with 2 seat pins on the front deck? I don’t think I have enough room for the the cutout ! Ideas ???

Re: Recessed Trolling Motor Box [Re: El Lobo] #14197409 11/21/21 04:39 AM
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What model Skeeter?

I have a 2003 TZX-190 (18' 6"). It has the dual seat pin locations. Trolling motor tray fits well.

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Re: Recessed Trolling Motor Box [Re: dallasdawg] #14198051 11/21/21 10:50 PM
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Thanks for your reply—What tray are you using ?

Re: Recessed Trolling Motor Box [Re: El Lobo] #14198200 11/22/21 12:08 AM
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Mine sure wouldn’t fit. I have a 2003 TZX190…my TrollPerfect BARELY fits with a single post hole. I have about two inches from the metal plate that the hole is in to the rectangle tray cutout. [Linked Image]
The hole wasn’t made yet, but it is a noticeably larger pedal tray. The hole is basically inline with the bungee rod straps.


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I purchased my tray from Gonecatching in the Trading Post - Swap - Classifieds Section. He installed it as part of a bigger job of new boat carpet and bunks. It is a powder-coated aluminum tray.

Here is a closer look of the tray.

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The photos were taken right after he did the work and before I put all my stuff back at the bow (graph, heading sensor, etc).

SteezMacQueen......great looking tray.


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Re: Recessed Trolling Motor Box [Re: dallasdawg] #14199294 11/22/21 10:48 PM
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Originally Posted by dallasdawg
I purchased my tray from Gonecatching in the Trading Post - Swap - Classifieds Section. He installed it as part of a bigger job of new boat carpet and bunks. It is a powder-coated aluminum tray.

Here is a closer look of the tray.

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The photos were taken right after he did the work and before I put all my stuff back at the bow (graph, heading sensor, etc).

SteezMacQueen......great looking tray.


Yours looks exactly like mine when i take off the red trim plate.


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Re: Recessed Trolling Motor Box [Re: SteezMacQueen] #14199314 11/22/21 11:18 PM
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While I’ve got ya’lls attention and great help; next question is where do I get one of those bow panel covers you have on yours? That’s exactly what I’m looking for !!!! Thanks !!

Re: Recessed Trolling Motor Box [Re: El Lobo] #14200274 11/23/21 08:03 PM
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Originally Posted by El Lobo
While I’ve got ya’lls attention and great help; next question is where do I get one of those bow panel covers you have on yours? That’s exactly what I’m looking for !!!! Thanks !!


If you mean the clamshell where the trolling motor wiring goes into the bow, I got a set of those off Amazon. It is polished stainless steel. ~$12 for 10. Clamshell

If you mean the black cover where the clamshell and trim switch is located, that is original to the boat.


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Re: Recessed Trolling Motor Box [Re: El Lobo] #14201108 11/24/21 02:57 PM
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We have installed the recess treys let me kno0w if can help


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