Minn Kota® Riptide RT45 Transom-mount Saltwater 12V Trolling Motor, 36" Shaft Length

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Minn Kota® Riptide Transom-mount Saltwater Trolling Motors. Saltwater just threw in the towel.

Riptide steps up to the rigors of saltwater and never backs down! Where lesser motors fold up the tents and head home under pressure, the Riptide delivers power, silence, and rugged reliability day after day.

You simply cannot find a Motor better suited for year-after-year success in destructive, corrosive saltwater environments. 5/3-speed.

Read on for even more about what Riptide can do for you: Minn Kota's famous cool, quiet power:

Larger brushes, windings and commutators generate less heat, less noise and run cooler-- extending motor life and conserving battery power. You get greater sustained thrust and more time on the water. A unique bearing system produces low rpms / high torque to cut down on fish-spooking noise-- so quiet they'll never hear you coming.

Indestructible Composite Shaft:

Guaranteed by Minn Kota for life! Pound for pound, it's stronger than steel. Shaft flexes on impact and won't break, kink, or corrode.

Powerful prop performance:
The 45-thrust model features Minn Kota's classic Power Prop™ that delivers extra power to push heavy vegetation.

Hand-control:

The Riptide features Minn Kota's Extend Tiller... extends up to 6" to suit any style of fishing! Innovative collar above the mount allows you to adjust steering tension to your desired level. Keep it loose for effortless steering, or tighten it down to keep Riptide in place.

One-hand Stow Mount:

Remarkably simple one-hand stow mechanism gets the Motor in and out of the water in no time. Just pull up and forward to stow, and hit the thumb release to deploy the Traxxis in any of its 10 different position.

Quick-lock Cam Depth Adjuster:

Change depths simply and securely with Riptide's Cam Adjuster. Locks in tight to keep the Motor where you want it.

Recommended Max Boat Length: 17'.

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Minn Kota Riptide RT45 Transom-mount Saltwater 12V Trolling Motor, 36 Shaft Length is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Three Waters Had this unit on the Ausable River, MI , Lake Pomme de Terre, MO, Lake Caddo, TXFunctioned as advertised and hope to put it through its paces in the Inter-Coastal Waterway north of Galveston.As much as I have used it the battery has only needed one re-charge so I may not be fishing enough ?
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