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MINN KOTA Riptide RT70/SM/L&D/SC Saltwater Bow-Mount Trolling Motor, 70lb.Thrust, 52" Shaft, 24V

Model # 10353621Mfg # 1363425

$699.99

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Product Description

Riptide motors are built saltwater tough, with premium-grade marine alloys, including aluminum upper arms that are impervious to rust. Metals undergo a rigid multi-step cleaning process before being anodized or coated with a zinc dichromate armor plating. All components are then finished with a durable powdercoat paint for excellent protection against corrosion. Variable speed models feature Maximizer technology that provides up to five times longer run time on a single charge. Latch and Door model (10353621) features non-binding nylon inserts and anti-seize lubricant for a lifetime of trouble-free use. Motor removes quickly and easily for safe storage. Bowguard 360 model (10353654) breaks away on impact from any angle, protecting your motor, shaft and boat. Easily detaches for added convenience.
  • Mount: Varies, see chart below Steering Type: Tiller
  • Speed: Variable
  • Propeller Type: Weedless Wedge 2
  • Warranty: Two years

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Minn KotaRiptide RT70/SM/L&D/SC Saltwater Bow Mount Trolling Motor, 70lb.Thrust, 52" Shaft, 24V
 
3.0

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3.0

SM 70 review

By Inverse Ratio

from Charleston, SC

About Me Casual/ Recreational

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Pros

  • Nice Range Of Power
  • Quiet

Cons

  • Motor Slips Through Mount
  • Poor Design
  • Switch Is Dodgy

Best Uses

  • Small Boats

Comments about Riptide RT70/SM/L&D/SC Saltwater Bow Mount Trolling Motor, 70lb.Thrust, 52" Shaft, 24V:

This motor has the thrust and staying power to move my 17' foot boat against strong currents and wind for 6 hours. Could last longer, but stopped fishing. There is a discernable difference in thrust between the lowest and the highest setting. The switch seems to be off by a mark. Example: set to "off" position and still slowly turning; after giving a slight twist towards off, more "off" if you can imagine, and it stops. The most irritating thing is the fact that after mounting at the desired depth, the motor will slowly slip through the housing to a deeper depth until the top of the motor rests against the housing that is supposed to hold it. The motor itself seems fine, mounting system is poor.

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