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Minn Kota® Fortrex® Bow-Mount Trolling Motors

   

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36

112

45"

Speed:
Variable

Type:
Bow Mount
  • $1,349.99

  • SKU: 2051277

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36

112

52"

Speed:
Variable

Type:
Bow Mount
  • $1,379.99

  • SKU: 2051302

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36

112

52"

Speed:
Variable / Hand

Type:
Bow Mount
  • $1,199.99

  • SKU: 2051331

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80

45"

Speed:
Variable

Type:
Bow Mount
  • $1,199.99

  • SKU: 1542913

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24

80

52"

Speed:
Variable

Type:
Bow Mount
  • $1,229.99

  • SKU: 1542914

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''The Minn Kota Fortrex is absolutely the toughest, smoothest, and quietest trolling motor on the market. It's practically bulletproof.''
         Alton Jones
         2008 Bassmaster Classic® Winner

Minn Kota® Fortrex® Bow-Mount Trolling Motors feature an innovative mono-arm design, Counter-Tension Stabilizer (CTS), Lift Assist, indestructible composite shaft, hand or foot control models, and Digital Maximizer™.
Innovative Mono-Arm Design
Features an extruded structural beam that operates with no metal-to-metal contact and 75% less torsion. A single hinge point and rear pivot bearing with 20% more surface area deliver less wear, longer life, and quieter operation than traditional scissor mounts. Counter-Tension Stabilizer (CTS)
A Minn Kota exclusive! Integrated spring arm applies force in both the stowed and deployed positions, eliminating motor play and reducing noise. Reduces steering torque at higher speeds or in heavy chop.
Lift-Assist
Patented design cuts the weight of stow and deploy in half. Features a 300 series stainless steel, nitrogen gas-charged spring.
Indestructible Composite Shaft
Pound for pound, stronger than steel. Flexes on impact. Will not break, kink, or corrode. Guaranteed for life.
Streamlined Foot Pedal (most models)
The redesigned foot pedal creates more space for your foot, while keeping the momentary button within easy access. In addition, the speed control has been re-designed to provide for easier adjustment.
Digital Maximizer™
Up to five times longer run time on a single charge. Controls the draw of power at variable speeds to conserve battery power and extend run time.  
Removable Bowguard 360º™
Allows the motor and bowguard to be lifted off the mount simply by removing a single cap screw. This feature also includes a dual bearing system that eliminates noise and allows for improved breakaways from any angle.    
Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 13 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Solid I was impressed with how quiet the motor operated and solid the mount and arm are constructed. There was no bounce or torque at any time during it's use. Very pleased with the total operation. April 19, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by finest trolling motor This was the best decison that I could make on replacing my edge trolling motor. Easy to install, easy to operate and, because that I fish heavy grass areas, strong enough to get anywhere that I want to go. However, trying to order online and trying to take advantage of the 6 pay program along with getting it delivered when and where I needed was a nightmare. October 13, 2010
Rated 5 out of 5 by best troller I had a moterguide touradition82 on my boat and had problems with it and it cost me a tournament. Had it checked out by service center would cost as much as a new one. Decided to by minkota maxmum80. Much easer to steer and overall extremely much more satisfied with new motor. Well satisfied with BassProShops as they had my new moter at my home in 4 days June 10, 2010
Rated 4 out of 5 by New Fortrex Recently, I purchased the new 80# Fortrex bow mount to replace the older Maxxum 70# that I was using. First, installation was easy as all of the mounting holes correlated with the old motor. Second, I like the infinitely variable speed control. Third, the motor is quieter than my old motor. And, lastly, the piston assist for raising/lowering is sure easier on the back. The only item that I didn't like, is that the rope handle has no attachment point on the motor anywhere, to preclude it blowing around when running from spot to spot with the big motor. April 3, 2010
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Both units use the same Bowguard 360° mount. Therefore, it will mount the same. Thanks

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I have a humminbird HD with Down Imaging GPS on the bow and I'm worried the built in transducer may not be as good as the Humminbird one. Also I may up grade to a Down and Side imaging sonar. Anyone run into this or have a problem? I will go another rout if I have to mount my Humminbird one to it.
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The built in transducer is great BUT you cannot use it for down or side imaging. You must mount your down/side imaging transducer to the trolling motor.
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The Universal Sonar 2 delivers exclusive fish finding features from uncluttered, interference-free sonar. With the shielded cable connectors, it should virtually eliminate the possibility of sonar interference. We have not heard of any other customers having problems when using the built in transducers. You might use the Down and Side imaging sonar for a better readout. Thanks
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also-can u still use the foot pedals?
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The i-Pilot is compatible with the Minn Kota Terrova or PowerDrive V2 models only. Thanks
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More importantly, can I still use the foot pedals and I-Pilot together?
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The i-Pilot is compatible with the Minn Kota Terrova or PowerDrive V2 models only. Thanks
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the fortrex is the same as the maxxun. but without power assist
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how do I measure my existing trolling motor I currently have on my boat.
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from the bottom of the head, to the top of the motor housing. basicly lay the tape along your existing chrome shaft.
usually, 30, 36, 40, 42, 46. inches.
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removes easy with just allen wrench
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Yes, the Fortrex has Minn Kota’s Removable Bowguard 360 feature which allows the motor and bowguard to be lifted off the mount simply by removing a single cap screw.
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