## How long does a Minn Kota battery last?

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. Significant cold or hot weather will also reduce your runtime.

### How long will a trolling motor run on one battery?

The larger the rating, the more power the battery can hold, and the longer it will be able to power a motor at a given speed. For example, a 100 amperage hour battery is one that would be able to supply 25 amps of power for 4 hours (25 amps * 4 hours = 100 amp hours) before running out of energy.

How long does a Minn Kota trolling motor last?

One motor might last 10 years for one owner with his usage, and another motor might last 3 months with his mode of usage and amount of usage before parts are required. Minkman, Since your motor will not turn if it is turning 1/2 speed or less, be sure to check the mounts and the bushings for the motor.

How long will a 100ah lithium battery last on trolling motor?

around 25 hours
In more technical terms, a 100 amp hour rated battery can deliver 100 amp hours of current to a trolling motor. So if a motor was running at low speed and pulling 4 amps, the battery should last around 25 hours. (100 amp hour rating / 4 amps = 25 hours).

## How many amps does a 40 lb thrust trolling motor use?

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 long will a 50 amp hour battery last?

Hours of Discharge However, this same battery would last only one hour if the discharge rate was 50 Amps-per-hour (50 Amps DC x 1 hour = 50 A.H.) because of the high rate of discharge. The chart above indicates that for 3 hours of discharge rate, the battery has only 70% capacity.

How long should a Minn Kota last?

6-8 hours seems reasonable with an older motor. Battery group size could play a role in life but on a 12v older power drive a 24 to 27 group battery running between 6-8 hours is in line with where you can expect yourself to be.

What size battery do I need for a 40 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.

## How many horsepower is a 40 lb thrust trolling motor?

Pounds of Thrust to Horsepower Chart

Pounds of Thrust (lbs) Amps Horsepower
40/45 42 0.5
50/55 50 0.6
70 42 1.01
80 56 1.35

### How many amps does a 40 lb trolling motor use?

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….24 Volt Power Source.

Throttle Level Thrust Current
50% 140 N-m (31 lbf) 14 A
60% 184 N-m (41 lbf) 21 A
70% 233 N-m (52 lbf) 29 A
80% 287 N-m (65 lbf) 40 A

How can I make my trolling motor battery last longer?

Maximizing Battery Life

1. Battery and boat manufacturers recommend that you fully recharge your trolling motor battery as soon as possible after use.
2. It’s a good idea to use a trickle charger during the offseason to keep power flowing through the battery, or to re-charge them every month.