40 to 45 lbs thrust is roughly 29 amps/hr instead of the 42 amps/hr that those respective motors draw for the same thrust.

## What size battery do I need for a 40 lb thrust trolling motor?

Most trolling motor batteries fail due to lack of proper charging. We suggest selecting a 12 volt deep cycle marine battery with at least a 110 amp hour rating, usually **a group 27 size battery**. The higher the amp hour rating, the more run time you will receive.

## How many amps does a Minn Kota Endura 40 draw?

The Minn Kota Endura Max 40 lb thrust system will draw about **35 amps @ 12 VDC** at full speed.

## How many amps does a trolling motor use?

Thrust **Trolling Motor** has a max **amp draw** of 52 **amps**/hr but only 5 lbs more thrust. 3. Because of the larger windings in the 50 lb thrust model, lower speeds **use** less **amperage** for the same thrust.

## How long will a 100ah battery run a trolling motor?

For example a 100 amp hour battery should be able to deliver **100 hours of 1 amp consumption**, or 10 hours at 10 amps, 5 hours at 20 amps, etc… The formula is Amps * Hours = Amp Hours.

## What size battery do I need for a 50 lb thrust trolling motor?

Battery Type There are two specific types of **deep-cycle 12-volt batteries** recommended for use with trolling motors: Lead Acid Wet-Cell & AGM Batteries.

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How many amps does a 40 lb thrust trolling motor use?

Motor Thrust / Model | Max Amp Draw | Circuit Breaker |
---|---|---|

50 lb., 55 lb. | 50 | 60 Amp @ 12 VDC |

70 lb. | 42 | 50 Amp @ 24 VDC |

## Can I use car battery for trolling motor?

Will my car battery work for my trolling motor? **No, car batteries are not recommended and can ruin your motor**.

## How much weight can a 30lb thrust trolling motor push?

How much weight can a 30lb thrust trolling motor push? – Quora. Not my area of knowledge but this guide recommends a minimum of 2lb per 100lbs boat weight. So the maximum for a 30lb thrust motor would be 30*100/2= **1500lbs**.

## How many horsepower is 30 lbs of thrust?

Pounds of Thrust to Horsepower Chart

Pounds of Thrust (lbs) | Amps | Horsepower |
---|---|---|

30 | 30 | 0.36 |

40/45 | 42 | 0.5 |

50/55 | 50 | 0.6 |

70 | 42 | 1.01 |

## Can you use a lithium battery for a trolling motor?

Lithium Ion batteries maintain higher voltages for longer periods of time than lead acid. Therefore, running a Minn Kota trolling motor at speeds higher than 85% for a prolonged period could cause permanent damage to the motor. The **LiFePO4 Lithium batteries can be used** with our motor.

## How long will a 12v battery run a trolling motor?

**6-8 hours** seems reasonable with an older motor. Battery group size could play a role in life but on a 12v older power drive a 24 to 27 group battery running between 6-8 hours is in line with where you can expect yourself to be.

## How long will a 35Ah battery run a trolling motor?

For example, you buy a 35Ah power battery and the average draw power of your trolling motor is 7 Amp. Dividing through equals **5 hours** run time.

## How long will a deep cycle battery run a trolling motor?

A battery with a 1 Ah capacity should be able to deliver a current of 1 amp or discharge for an uninterrupted **1 hour**. As a general rule, smaller batteries are usually rated at 25 Ah to 50 Ah and bigger deep-cycle batteries could be rated as high as 100 Ah. There is no ideal amp-hour rating for a trolling motor battery.