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Trolling motor shaft length?

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Trolling motor shaft length?

PostThu Sep 25, 2014 7:12 pm

Does anyone know the shortest shaft size that would work on the 197 sportfish? I found a great deal for a 52 inch but don't know if that will be long enough. Please let me know. Thanks.


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Re: Trolling motor shaft length?

PostThu Sep 25, 2014 7:24 pm

I have a 60" one on my 180SF which gives me great flexibility. For the 197SF with much taller bow I would not get anything shorter than 60" unless you plan to use it strictly on flat waters (like lakes and calm bays).
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Re: Trolling motor shaft length?

PostSun Sep 28, 2014 9:20 pm

Agreed.. 60 inch is a must. I have a 197 and a 60 inch shaft. I can't imagine anything smaller.
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Re: Trolling motor shaft length?

PostMon Oct 06, 2014 11:16 am

Go with the 60", you can always shorten how much shgaft is in the water, but stretching it is not an
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