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sternorama posted 06-14-2007 02:18 PM ET (US)   Profile for sternorama   Send Email to sternorama  
For advice on how to extend the wireing on a Minkota electric trolling motor, see:

Marsh posted 06-22-2007 09:52 PM ET (US)     Profile for Marsh  Send Email to Marsh     

I used duplex cable from a jumper cable set, with the endclips cut off, and connectors from Cabela's or bass pro, I forget which. Total cosy <$25.00.


sternorama posted 06-29-2007 02:14 PM ET (US)     Profile for sternorama  Send Email to sternorama     
Thanks for the note-I ended up using jumper cable for the wire too. Used 4 guage (slight overkill) but calculated yoltage drop from battery in console to transom is below 1/2 volt. Terminations at that size were almost a separate project!

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