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

Model # 12066536Mfg # 1363421


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Product Description

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: Digital Maximizer, 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

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

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(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)


great value

By Trevor

from Palm Harbor, Florida

About Me Casual/ Recreational

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  • Good Performance
  • Quiet


    Best Uses

    • Small Boats

    Comments about 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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