Riptide SF 80 Saltwater Bow-Mount Trolling Motor - 24v-80lb-62"
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Saltwater Bow Mount
Arm yourself with the ultimate weapon against saltwater. The all-new Riptide? SF features fewer moving parts, tighter tolerances, advanced corrosion protection and the revolutionary new Mono-Arm. You get no-nonsense power, stealth operation and rugged, reliable performance - everything you need to put saltwater in its place.
Sometimes, the simplest solution is best. In this case, it's a revolution. Riptide SF's innovative Mono-Arm Design features an extruded, anodized aluminum, structural beam that operates with no metal-to-metal contact and 75% less torsion. A single hinge point and rear pivot bearing with 20% more surface area deliver less wear, longer life, and quieter operation than traditional motor mounts.
Counter-Tension Stabilizer (CTS)
CTS uses an integrated spring that applies force whether the motor's stowed or deployed. On the water, that translates to a motor with no play, no give, reduced steering torque and silent operation.
Riptide SF's Lift-Assist design cuts the weight of stow and deploy in half, making it as easy as lifting your SUV tailgate. It features a stainless steel, nitrogen-charged gas spring to get you in and out of the water with ease.
Removable Bowguard 360°
Lifting the motor and bowguard off of the mount is now even easier on Riptide SF - just remove a single cap screw. The Bowguard 360'™ also features a dual bearing system that eliminates noise and allows for improved breakaways from any angle.
Quick-Lock Cam Depth Adjuster
Change depths simply and securely with the Quick-Lock cam adjuster. It makes depth adjustment simple and locks in tight to keep your motor right where you want it.
Get the best of both worlds on your hand control motor with the new Tilt/Extend Tiller. It can both tilt (up to 45°) and extend (6") to fit the way you fish.
Push-to-Test Battery Gauge - Riptide SF
Get an instant "state of charge" with this easy-to-read gauge.
Digital Maximizer™ controls and optimizes power to extend battery life and reduce damaging heat. You'll stay on the water up to five times longer on a single charge.
Weedless Wedge 2 Prop
Push weeds away and take on the thick stuff without battery-draining chopping and hacking. Weedless Wedge™ 2 features swept-back, flared blades for unrelenting, reliable prop performance.
Advanced Corrosion Protection
Riptide motors are impervious to saltwater's corrosive effects, thanks to premium-grade marine alloys and aluminum upper arms. Metals undergo a rigid multi-step cleaning process before being anodized or coated with a special zinc dichromate armor plating. All components are then finished with a durable 5-mil TGIC polyester, powder coat paint. When it's all done, you're left with unequaled corrosion protection.
Full Encapsulated Electronics
Marine-grade urethane fully encapsulates Riptide control boards to protect the electronic circuitry. Also, all electrical connections are sealed with liquid-tight heat shrink tubing to form an impregnable barrier against saltwater
Galvanic corrosion occurs when two dissimilar metals come into electrical contact through saltwater. Riptide fights back with a sacrificial zinc anode, a composite shaft and properly balanced materials that are close in electrical potential. The result is a motor that's completely protected from saltwater's destructive forces.
This motor is backed up with Minn Kota's two-year warranty
- Control: Tilt/Extend Tillerr
- Volts: 24r
- Max Thrust: 80 lbs.r
- Shaft Length: 62"r
- Speed Control: Variable
- Max. Amp Draw: 56r
- Prop: Weedless Wedge 2 (MKP-33)
- Included Propeller: MKP-33
- Autopilot: No
- Control Type: Tilt/Extend Tiller
- Mounting Style: Bow
- Salt Water/Fresh Water: Salt
- Shaft Length (Inches): 62"
- Thrust (Pounds): 80 lbs
- Built-In Transducer: No
- Voltage - Input Range (Volts): 24v
- Series: Riptide
- Box Dimensions: 7"H x 19"W x 75"L WT: 68 lbs
- UPC: 029402032075
Owner's Manual (pdf)
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