How to Wire a 24-Volt Minn Kota Trolling Motor?

Answer Trolling motors are standard equipment on fishing boats. They provide the angler with maneuverability that would not be possible using a gasoline powered motor. Using a 24-volt, 2-battery system pr... Read More »

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Minn Kota Trolling Motor Specifications?

Minn Kota manufactures boat motors and boat motor accessories. The company was founded by O.G. Schmidt, the inventor of the trolling motor, in Fargo, North Dakota, in 1934. The name of the company ... Read More »

How to Install a Minn Kota Trolling Motor Cable?

Minn Kota manufactures several trolling motors for fishermen to mount to the bows or sterns of their boats, the former being the preferred method for superior steering. In either case, the motor is... Read More »

How to Wire Batteries in Series for a 36-Volt MotorGuide Trolling Motor?

A 36-volt trolling motor requires special wiring between three 12-volt batteries in order to run properly. Three 12-volt batteries wired in series will put out 36 volts while maintaining the capac... Read More »

Can you use two 12-volt batteries wired in series with a 12-volt trolling motor?

No. Wiring in series stacks the voltage being delivered. Two 12-volt batteries in series deliver 24 volts, which causes permanent damage and a fire hazard in a 12-volt trolling motor. Wire the batt... Read More »