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Old 03-12-2019, 05:22 AM
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Originally Posted by holy_crap View Post
How do you know what length of shaft to get, how deep should the trolling motor go under water when deployed? I want to get a 36v Rhodan for my boat but not sure if I should get the 60" or 72" shaft. Is there such a thing as going too deep?
What is the distance between the top of your bow and the water? The motor should be at least 2' under the water when deployed, but more is better. In my opinion there is no down side to having one too long but there are huge down sides to having one too short.
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