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Minn Kota Trolling Motor Receptical

Discussion in 'Boat Supply, Boat Parts, Boat Information etc…' started by GARY15010, Mar 1, 2021.


  1. GARY15010

    GARY15010 Greenhorn
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    I just ordered a Minn Kota riptide 70 lb, 24 volt, i-pilot, I am installing it on a cs j16, I was wondering if the motor comes with a plug or just insulated power cord. If it does have a plug, what type of receptical do I need to install on the skiff. I'm just trying to get it ready before the motor comes, I ordered enough 6 ga wire to run thru conduit from bow to stearn along with a 50 amp circuit breaker.
     
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  2. Saltgasm

    Saltgasm Buccaneer

    Most everyone I talked to said the receptacle type connections fail in short order. So, I went with an inline direct connector which works great. I have a motor guide 24 volt which recommended 60 amp breaker. Posted photos of each that I got on Amazon.

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  3. GARY15010

    GARY15010 Greenhorn
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    That looks good and comes with a descent price as well, thanks
     
  4. Jeepster

    Jeepster Rigger

    Wow. Thanks for sharing.
     
  5. mak

    mak Moderator on Deck Staff Member

    Mine did not come with plugs or connecting receptacles when I got it a couple years ago. This is the style plug I put on mine.
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  6. csnaspuck

    csnaspuck Pirate

  7. GARY15010

    GARY15010 Greenhorn
    Thread Started By

    I think that is the way Im going to go, just found out my minn kota is on back order......
     
  8. 311sarge

    311sarge Deckhand

    I use the battery tender plug as well on my Rhodan. worth the extra money but very well built. Connection is secure and twist locks in so that it cant wiggle out. I actually bought two so I had a back up in case i ever need it down the road. I ended up sourcing it locally as all online places were back ordered.
     

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