The Minn Kota® Riptide 70 Saltwater Bow-Mount Trolling Motor is designed with large windings and commutators that dissipate heat for cool operation, extended battery power and long motor life. The motor features a 52" composite shaft that is stronger than stainless steel and resists breaking, kinking and corrosion. The electrical connections are sealed with liquid-tight, heat-shrink tubing to keep out saltwater, and the premium-grade marine alloys and aluminum upper arms are finished with 5-mil TGIC polyester, powder-coat paint for corrosion protection.
Features and Benefits
For boats up to 23'
Large windings and commutators dissipate heat for cool operation, extended battery power and long motor life
Marine-grade urethane fully encapsulates the control boards to protect the electronic circuitry
Electrical connections are sealed with liquid-tight, heat-shrink tubing to keep out saltwater
52" composite shaft is stronger than stainless steel and resists breaking, kinking and corrosion
Premium-grade marine alloys and aluminum upper arms finished with 5-mil TGIC polyester, powder-coat paint for corrosion protection
Bearing system reduces friction for quiet operation
Bow-mount latch and door mount provide smooth operation
What's in the Box
Minn Kota® Riptide 70 Saltwater Bow-Mount Trolling Motor
Manufacturer warranty - general:
Shaft length (in.):
5 forward, 3 reverse
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Do you have a saltwater trolling motor with 45 lb. THRUST WITH FOOT CONTROL
Asked by: Top 02
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Answered by: bsinkler
Date published: 2016-06-06
Do you think 70 lbs is enough for a older 21ft cape horn to be used in mobile bay ala
Asked by: cape
The Minn Kota® Riptide 70 Saltwater Bow-Mount Trolling Motor is recommended for boats up to 23'.
In order to be sure you are purchasing a trolling motor with enough thrust, you will want to consider:
1.) Boat weight (most important factor)
2.) Boat length
3.) Your typical fishing conditions
A good rule of thumb is that you want a minimum of 2 lbs. of thrust for every 100lbs. of boat weight. When figuring boat weight, make sure you calculate the heaviest potential weight which includes a boat fully loaded with gear, fuel, and the maximum number of passengers.
Example: A boat measuring 14'-16' with a maximum weight of 2,000 lbs. will need a minimum thrust of 40 lbs. A 17' boat with a maximum weight of 2,500 lbs. will need a minimum thrust of 50 lbs.
Answered by: KimberlyR
Date published: 2016-02-02
This is 24 volt motor. How do I get 24 volts from one 12 volt battery ?
Asked by: DemanNo1
The Minn Kota® Riptide 70 Saltwater Bow-Mount Trolling Motor's battery is 24 volts.
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