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## How many amps does my trolling motor draw?

The Force trolling motor can run on 24 volts or 36 volts, and the chart below shows how a 24v setting will draw higher amps then running at 36 volts.

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24 Volt Power Source.

Throttle Level | Thrust | Current |
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20% | 45 N-m (10 lbf) | 3 A |

30% | 70 N-m (16 lbf) | 6 A |

40% | 101 N-m (23 lbf) | 9 A |

50% | 140 N-m (31 lbf) | 14 A |

## How many horsepower is 30 lbs of thrust?

Pounds of Thrust to Horsepower Chart

Pounds of Thrust (lbs) | Amps | Horsepower |
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30 | 30 | 0.36 |

40/45 | 42 | 0.5 |

50/55 | 50 | 0.6 |

70 | 42 | 1.01 |

## What is the best battery for a Minn Kota 30 lb trolling motor?

A Minn Kota trolling motor will operate with any lead acid, deep cycle marine 12-volt battery/batteries. For best results, use a deep cycle, marine battery with at least a 110-ampere hour rating.

## What size battery do I need for a 34 lb thrust trolling motor?

We suggest selecting a 12 volt deep cycle marine battery with at least a 110 amp hour rating, usually a group 27 size battery. The higher the amp-hour rating, the more run time you will receive.

## How many amps does a Minn Kota 40 lb thrust draw?

The Endura 40 is 42 Maximum Amp Draw that at 100% power.

## Do trolling motors need a circuit breaker?

It is highly recommended that a circuit breaker or fuse be used when installing a trolling motor. Refer to the Minn Kota “Conductor Gauge and Circuit Breaker Sizing Table”. For motors requiring a 60-amp breaker, the Minn Kota MKR-19 60-amp circuit breaker is recommended.

## How fast does a 40lb thrust trolling motor go?

It is true that the 30 lb, 40 lb, and 55 lb thrust trolling motors all top out at 5 miles per hour, but you will need the larger-sized motor when you have a larger boat.

## How fast is 2.5 HP in mph?

Here are our results. Tohatsu 2.5 Two-Stroke ($630; www.tohatsu.com) power: 2.5 hp weight: 26 pounds top speed: 5.4 mph noise at full throttle: 84 dB-A.

## How many amps does a Minn Kota 30 draw?

While the Minn Kota Endura C2 30 Freshwater Transom Mounted Trolling Motor (30″ Shaft) model takes 32 amps/hr to get that 30 lbs of thrust, this one can do 30 lbs of thrust for roughly 18 amps/hr. 40 to 45 lbs thrust is roughly 29 amps/hr instead of the 42 amps/hr that those respective motors draw for the same thrust.

## How many cranking amps do I need for my boat?

Cranking Batteries

In order to get the burst of power needed to start an engine, a cranking battery needs to deliver a large current for a short amount of time–often 75-400 amps for anywhere between 5 and 15 seconds, depending on the boat’s engine.

## How long will a 12v battery run a trolling motor?

Almost 5 hours doesn’t seem too bad, but that is really a max runtime in ideal conditions. Reality is likely to be less. If the battery is old, damaged or not fully charged then you will not get the rated amp hours from it, reducing your runtime.

## Can you use a 24 volt battery on a 12 volt trolling motor?

The answer is NO. Essentially, you have a 12 volt motor. If you try to run it on 24 volts, you will burn it up.

## How many amp hours is a marine battery?

Starting Batteries and Battery Ratings

This deep-cycle marine/RV battery is rated for 500 MCA (marine cranking amps) and 80 amp-hours. The 140-minute reserve capacity indicates the number of minutes a battery can deliver 25 amps of current without dropping below 10.5 volts.