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24

80

52"

Speed:
Variable / Hand

Type:
Bow Mount

24

70

42"

Speed:
Variable

Type:
Bow Mount

24

80

42"

Speed:
Variable

Type:
Bow Mount

24

70

52"

Speed:
5/3 Hand Control

Type:
Bow Mount
Minn Kota: Anywhere. Anytime.
Hit the water with the tournament-tested Maxxum Bow Mount Trolling Motor from Minn Kota to enjoy the raw power and innovative fishing features that will guide you to more fish.

Indestructible Composite Shaft
Pound for pound, stronger than steel. Flexes on impact; will not break, kink, or corrode. Guaranteed for life.

Heavy-Duty Maxxum Mount
The strongest bow-mount system in the world.

Bowguard 360°™ Breakaway Mount
Breaks away on impact from any direction, then automatically resets itself. You get uninterrupted fishing and an extra safeguard from damaging your trolling motor or boat. Detaches for added convenience. A Minn Kota exclusive!

Streamlined Foot Pedal
Puts you in complete control. Easy to use and ergonomically designed for all-day comfort. Pull-pull cables provide reliable, responsive steering.

Weedless Wedge™
100% weedless prop. Patented swept-back design pushes weeds away without draining valuable power.

Lighted Directional Indicator
Easy to see in all light conditions, and allows you to quickly determine your motor position.

Tilt Twist Tiller™ Steering Control
Puts natural outboard convenience in the palm of your hand. Quick access; multi-position handle.

Digital Maximizer™
Provides up to five times longer run time on a single charge. Controls the draw of power at infinitely variable speeds to conserve battery power and extend run time.
Rated 4 out of 5 by 37 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Trolling Motor This is my first Minn Kota trolling motor and I must say that I am very impressed with it so far. It was easy to install and only took about an hour. The mount is very strong and doesn't flex when you hit the power. The operation is very smooth. I've always used Motorguide in the past, but I think I like this one better. It makes good power and is pretty easy on the batteries. I highly recommend. May 24, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Minkota - WOW I haven't purchased a new Minkota since 1980 something. Started out with Minkota hand control, then Johnson foot control, then Motor guide. This motor was easy to install, they said the existing holes would work, and sure enough they did. Putting the motor onto the mount was easy, but takes two people. Wiring was ok. Fished a local inlet on the Arkansas River. The wind blew all day out of the east. The motor handled the wind great. The batteries are 4 years old and didn't even put a strain on the charge. I am very happy the way the foot pedal operates. This is a very good product. thanks harry April 1, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by recent purchase minn kota maxxum One of the main reasons why i continue to do business with bass pro shops is that they are a class act. My daughters high school was selling bass pro shop gift cards and for that the choir was given 6 percent by bps. I had ordered a bunch of these cards, but did not have them yet. I called the mod at my local bps and he said that if I bought the motor online, with my credit card to bring my receipt in with the cards I recieved and he would credit my credit card and put the purchase against the cash cards. BPS through this program gave the school 60 dollars. It took some work for them to do all of this, but they were happy to do it. When i retire, I think i want to work for these guys. October 11, 2010
Rated 5 out of 5 by Highly Recommend Easy to install and easy to use. Runs great ,,durable. I've had 6 or more Minn-kota trolling motors. Other guys I know with other brands have had problems and I haven't. I've up graded for size or new boat and type of fishing. July 6, 2010
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Hi, thank you for your question. The Minn Kota® Maxxum® Bow Mount Trolling Motors can only be used in Freshwater. The motor would corrode when used in saltwater. You will want to look for a Saltwater Trolling motor like the Minn Kota® Riptide® SM Series Bow Mount Saltwater Trolling Motors SKU: 1543035, which will work in salt or fresh water.

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It should not cause any electonic interference. However, if it does it might be from the battery for the trolling motor and sonar unit. Here is what I found online: The solution in my case
where there are two 12 volt batterys and the change to 24 volt occurs at the
plug in and NOT AT THE BATTERIES is to run a light 14-18ga wire from each of the negitive termals on your trolling motor batteries to your negitive termanal of your starting battery. Fuse each wire with 2-3 amp fuse. I hope this helps. Thanks
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No! The mount is 4 bolts through the deck and the bracket that holds the shaft in place is a pain in the butt to remove. But it's a good motor and the impact shock absorber is really good. Also the motor locks into place on the deck for running/trailering best on the market.
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not my models, they are not like the Motor Guide units that have a gate on the front for easy removal.
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The details or discription does not mention lift assist, is this standard, if not where can I find this to install?
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Mine does not have any lift assist - you have to pull it up with a cord. It also needs to be turned slightly by hand to stow it properly.
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WHAT IS VARIABLE SPEED?

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I am going to buy a maxxum trolling motor but i want to know what is the variable speed.
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Variable works off a 10 position rolling wheel with no position stops. You use your foot on the foot control to advance the speeds until you reach the boat speed you want as opposed to the 5 speed which clicks into place at each of the 5 speed settings. The variable allows you to set your speed anywhere along the one to 10 range of the roller. 1.2, 1.4, 2.3, 5-9, 6.4, 7,8, 9.8 etc. 1 being super low up to 10 max fast. Tip the variable while better is about $200 more!!!!
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Variable speed allows you to adjust the speed from 0 to 100 percent vice having just five speeds. It allows you to go super slow or full speed. It's like a dimmer switch on your lights in your home.
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Variable speed could be compared to a rotary dimmer switch you may have on the wall in your house; a smooth turning wheel in the foot pedal without definite "clicks". Non-variable is normally a 5 set speed motor with a set point for each speed or 5 "clicks". Minn Kota also incorporates the Maximizer into the variable speed units which is supposed to prolong battery life by pulsing power to the motor. I believe the non-variable units do not have the maximizer and the soft start feature.
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Does the soft start feature of the Maximizer hinder blowing weeds and grass off the prop? I can see drifting into some green stuff and when you hit the pedal to move, there isn't enough spin to get the grass to fly off. I've heard this mentioned as an issue but don't know if it's true...
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Yes it does hinder your escape if you are fishing in vegetation such as lilly pads. I have been fishing the maxxum series for years and the only advantage i have found was the extended battery use. I have already replaced one of my minn kotas and will replace another one this spring. hope this helps
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This does very well in grass. Better than the motorguides I have had.
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I have a Motorguide 12v Pro Series TM bow mount. Will the Maxxum mount fit the Motorguide holes by any chance. Also, can the Maxxum use existing wiring.
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Yes, Well it fits the Motorguide Digital Series motor holes and I think they are the same.
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my unit "did not".
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I have 12 voit system now, I'd like to move up to a 24 system..What type of wiring to use..Is the 24 voit a 3 wire system, the 12 voit is only 2 wires. What size wire is recommended for the 24 voits..such as A #12, or #14 size wire..what size fuse to use..
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depends on the length you have to pull. in most applications #10(multi strand) will suffice. with a motor that is 12/24 you will need three strands and with a straight 24 and 2 strand #10 is all you will need. always remember that DC current requires heavier conductors than AC current.
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Some 24V systems use a three wire if the motor is designed to be either 12V or 24V otherwise the 24V is usually a two wire. You should be considering a heavier gauge than 12 or 14 even though you actually have a lower amperage load with the 24V than the 12V. Ohms law is relative here with the lower amperage as well as the line drop in voltage you will have coming from the batteries to the motor which at times could be near 19 - 20 feet depending on the boat. Many rigs see at least 8 ga. or 6 ga. to compensate for the line drop which should not exceed 5% in voltage to the motor
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Yes. On mine it's a toggle switch on the left side of the control. Has to be changed by hand. Constant turns the motor on but you still can control the speed with the dial on the footpad. Manual allows on and off as you press the button on the footpad at whatever speed is set on the dial.
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Yes, on the side of the foot pedal.
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Yes. The switch is on the side of the foot pedal.
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What kind of plug come on the maxx70? 2 prong/3 prong?
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NONE!!! Bare wire, use your old plug, it fits your boat
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no plug comes with troller
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Two prong. My old motor had 3. The extra was a jumper line. Just taped it off, and used 2 lines
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