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## What size battery do I need for a 86 lb thrust trolling motor?

The 86lb thrust motor runs on two (2) 12-volt batteries connected in series.

## Whats the max speed of a trolling motor?

The maximum speed of a trolling motor is 5 mph regardless of how many pounds of thrust.

## How fast will a lb thrust trolling motor go?

Assuming perfect riding conditions, the use of the best fuel i.e. the distillate marine diesel, and moderate load, 55-pound trolling motors are likely to attain a maximum speed of only 5 miles per hour. This would take around two hours for the deep cycle battery charge to get completely depleted.

## How many HP is a 55lb thrust trolling motor?

Using this formula the popular Newport Vessels NV-Series 55lb Thrust Trolling Motor is rated as 624 watts at the highest forward speed and so 624/746 = 0.84 and would be roughly equivalent to a 0.84 horsepower motor.

## How long will a deep cycle battery run a trolling motor?

Amperage Hour Rating

In more technical terms, a 100 amp hour rated battery can deliver 100 amp hours of current to a trolling motor. So if a motor was running at low speed and pulling 4 amps, the battery should last around 25 hours.

## Can you use car battery for trolling motor?

Will my car battery work for my trolling motor? No, car batteries are not recommended and can ruin your motor.

## What is the strongest trolling motor?

Minn Kota has introduced the most powerful trolling motor on the market featuring 112 pounds of thrust.

## How fast will a 70 lb thrust trolling motor go?

A 70lb thrust trolling motor will have a speed of about 8 miles/hour or 15 km/hr.

## Will a higher thrust trolling motor go faster?

Thrust is simply a static measurement of pushing or pulling power, and higher thrust does not necessarily mean greater speed. Speed is a factor of prop pitch and motor R.P.M. Given motor R.P.M. under load, and Minn Kota’s 4″ prop pitch, the approximate speed that a motor will push/pull a small boat can be calculated.

## How fast will a 2.5 hp outboard go?

It’s easy to handle and has convenient grab points for lifting. Yamaha F2. 5 Four-Stroke ($940; www.yamaha-motor.com) power: 2.5 hp weight: 38 pounds top speed: 5.4 mph noise at full throttle: 87 dB-A. The F2.

## Will 2 trolling motors make you go faster?

Two motors in the back will just push the bow a little higher in the air, and the stern will dig in deeper, slowing you down. The boat will be faster with a trolling motor if it’s level in the water.

## How many horsepower is a 80 lb thrust trolling motor?

Pounds of Thrust to Horsepower Chart

Pounds of Thrust (lbs) | Amps | Horsepower |
---|---|---|

70 | 42 | 1.01 |

80 | 56 | 1.35 |

101 | 46 | 1.66 |

112 | 52 | 1.87 |

## How many pounds of thrust do I need for a trolling motor?

General rule of thumb: you need at least 2 lbs. of thrust for every 100 lbs. of fully-loaded boat weight (people and gear included). If things like wind or current are major factors where you fish, you’ll want a little extra thrust.

## How much HP is a trolling motor?

Trolling motors are rated in pounds of thrust. As a rule of thumb 72 to 75lb. of thrust roughly equals one horsepower or 746W of electrical power. A typical 12V motor that draws 60A consumes approximately 720W.