How Much Weight Can A 30Lb Thrust Trolling Motor Push?

Is 30lb trolling motor enough?

The weight of the boat is the most important factor to consider when selecting a motor. The minimum thrust for every 100 lbs is 2 lbs. If you have a 3000lb boat that is fully loaded, the calculation is (3000/100) which is 60 lbs of thrust.


How many lbs of thrust is equal to 1 hp?

Depending on which math formulas and efficiency assumsions you want to accept, a single HP can be between 75 and 120 pounds of thrust. The high end of the scale is where an average trolly motor should be.

How many amp hours does a 30 lb thrust trolling motor use?

The Minn Kota Endura C2 30 Freshwater Transom Mounted Trolling Motor (30″ Shaft) can do 30 lbs of thrust, which is more than the Minn Kota Endura C2 can do in a day. The thrust of 40 to 45 lbs is roughly 29 Amps/HR instead of 42 Amps/HR.

Is more thrust better on a trolling motor?

The electric trolly motor is chosen based on thrust. The higher the thrust, the slower the boat is. Two 55 pound thrust motor won’t move you as fast as a 30 pound thrust motor.

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What lb thrust trolling motor do I need?

The thrust needs to be at least 2 lbs. for every 100 lbs. of fully loaded boat weight. If the wind or current is a big factor in where you fish, you’ll want to increase your thrust.

How fast is a 300 hp 3000 lbs car 1/4 mile times?

It will take 12.46 seconds to travel the 14 mile and the vehicle’s top speed will be108.61 mph.

What size trolling motor do I need for a 19 foot boat?

You can begin to think about a 36-volt system for your boat if it’s in the range of 18 to 20 feet. There is enough power in a 24v trolly motor to deal with any situation.

Does more thrust equal more speed?

Higher thrust doesn’t necessarily mean greater speed, as it’s just a static measurement of pushing or pulling power. Motor R.P.M. under load and Minn Kota’s prop pitch can be used to calculate speed.

How many lb thrust trolling motor do I need?

When the boat is full of fuel, people, tackle, etc., we recommend selecting a motor that has at least 2 lbs. of thrust for every 100 lbs.