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MINN KOTA
Riptide RT55/SM/L&D/SC Saltwater Bow-Mount Trolling Motor, 55lb.Thrust, 52" Shaft, 12V

$649.99

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Model # 12066536 | Mfg # 1363421
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The saltwater-engineered design of these Riptide motors and proven Minn Kota technology puts more power and greater control at your fingertips. Patented AutoPilot utilizes a state-of-the-art compass system that locks on to a particular heading, then automatically and continuously makes adjustments to keep your boat moving in that direction. Minn Kota’s popular CoPilot remote accessory now comes standard on Riptide ST models. CoPilot ST models controls On/Off, steering, speed, high speed bypass and activation of the AutoPilot from anywhere on the boat-all from the palm of your hand. SP models feature a new deploy-assist lever that quickly and easily puts you in pursuit of the fish. Simply engage the lever to deploy the motor and you’re ready to go. Top of the line ST models feature the Stow & Deploy system that uses fallaway ramps to effortlessly deploy the motor into the water. The balanced ST motor design makes stowing easy, and a special master cut-off switch automatically turns the power off when stowed. All SP and ST models feature Digital Maximizer technology that provides up to five times longer run time on a single charge.

  • Mount: Bow
  • Steering Type: Electric
  • Propeller Type: Weedless Wedge 2
  • Features: Stow & Deploy system, powder-coat finish and encapsulated electronics standard on all SP & ST models; Co-Pilot standard on ST models; AutoPilot available on select models (with ‘AP’ code)
  • Warranty: Two years

Riptide RT55/SM/L&D/SC Saltwater Bow-Mount Trolling Motor, 55lb.Thrust, 52" Shaft, 12V

Controls Tilt Control
Length 52 Inches
Mount Type Latch & Door
Speeds 5 Forward/ 3 Reverse
Voltage 12 Volts

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Minn Kota Riptide RT55/SM/L&D/SC Saltwater Bow-Mount Trolling Motor, 55lb.Thrust, 52" Shaft, 12V
 
5.0

(based on 3 reviews)

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5.0

2nd one I owned

By Red -fin

from Edgewater Florida

About Me Professional

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Easy To Use
  • Quality Construction
  • This thing is quite

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small Boats

    Comments about Minn Kota Riptide RT55/SM/L&D/SC Saltwater Bow-Mount Trolling Motor, 55lb.Thrust, 52" Shaft, 12V:

    2nd one I owned I could've bought a motor Guide through the company that I work for At a huge employee discount , the minn Kota is so dependable and quiet I passed on the saving

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    fantastic motor! helps catch halibut!

    By Kitty

    from Del Mar, CA

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Performance
    • Quiet
    • Reliable
    • Weather Resistant

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Personal Crafts
      • Small Boats

      Comments about Minn Kota Riptide RT55/SM/L&D/SC Saltwater Bow-Mount Trolling Motor, 55lb.Thrust, 52" Shaft, 12V:

      This motor is so quiet I forget it's on...and the fish do too! It's perfect for keeping us close to the jetting rocks without hitting them and let's us drift at exactly the right speed no matter what the tides are doing. We are catching so many more hailibut now that we can get in the perfect zone. Not only that but it is a great backup motor in case something goes wrong to get back to dock if you're not super far off shore.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      great value

      By Trevor

      from Palm Harbor, Florida

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Performance
      • Quiet

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Boats

        Comments about Minn Kota Riptide RT55/SM/L&D/SC Saltwater Bow-Mount Trolling Motor, 55lb.Thrust, 52" Shaft, 12V:

        Good power and quiet. I've just started using it on a 19 ft. flats boat so I can't speak to the reliability yet. I've read complaints about the force it takes to pull the engaging/locking spring and I've had no such problems. In fact if you depress the unit with your foot as your pulling the cord there is almost no resistance at all.

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