Assuming perfect riding conditions, the use of the best fuel i.e. the distillate marine diesel, and moderate load, 55-pound trolling motors are likely to attain a maximum speed of only 5 miles per hour.

## How fast can you go with a trolling motor?

The maximum speed of a trolling motor is 5 mph regardless of how many pounds of thrust.

## How fast will a 112 lb thrust trolling motor go?

How Fast Will A 112 lb. Thrust Trolling Motor Go? Ultimately a 112 lb. thrust trolling motor will still have a maximum speed of around 5 mph.

## How fast will a 36lb trolling motor go?

It is 14 feet long and 38 inches wide. I have a 15 lb thrust trolling motor that can only push the canoe to 2.5 mph. If we are going against 15 mph wind, the canoe moves at 0 – 0.5 mph.

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How fast will a 30 lb thrust trolling motor go?

Amp Hours | Amp Draw | Hours Use |
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100 | 40 | 2.1 |

100 | 50 | 1.7 |

## How much thrust does a 5hp outboard have?

A 5 hp probably has somewhere near or over 200 pounds of thrust.

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

So the maximum for a 30lb thrust motor would be 30*100/2= 1500lbs.

## How deep should a trolling motor be in the water?

Setting your trolling motor at an appropriate depth will help it to function properly, while at the same time reducing the risk of it becoming damaged. Remember, the general rule is to keep the motor submerged 12 inches below the water line.

## How fast will a 45 lb thrust trolling motor go?

1 40# TM pushing a 12ft boat 4.3 is impressive. Most guys here that run all electric run 150# of thrust or better to get 4.5mph.

## Will 2 trolling motors make you go faster?

Two trolling motors don’t increase the speed much. You will be soaring if you get 4 to 6 mph with two trolling motors. Even on a lake where you can only use electric motors, using one trolling motor is still the superior choice.

## How big of a boat can a trolling motor push?

A beginning rule of thumb is that you want a minimum of 2 lbs of thrust for every 100lbs. For example, if you have a 3000lb boat, fully loaded, then the calculation is (3000/100) * 2 = 60lbs of thrust.

## How can I speed up my trolling motor?

The best way that I have always found to increase the speed of a motor is to increase the power of the motor by removing the current motor and installing one that has more power with a larger size and larger pitch prop. Bottom line – a motor only has so much power and spin a propellor only so fast.

## How many horsepower is a 55 lb thrust trolling?

If you’re getting the full 55 lbf of thrust at this speed, then your hull has 55 lbf total resistance at this speed. 55 lbf = 0.245 kN, so (0.245 kN)*(1 m/s) = 0.245 kNm/s = 0.245 kW. That’s about 1/3 hp.

## Can you 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 many horsepower is 50 lbs of thrust?

As a point of reference, remember that each pound of thrust is equal to about 0.05 horsepower. So, an average 50-pound thrust motor puts out about 2.5 horsepower, while the largest of this breed (about 100 pounds of thrust) put out about 5 horsepower.

## How much horsepower is 7.5 million pounds of thrust?

The most powerful rocket ever made! 160,000,000 HP.

## How many horsepower is a 35 lb thrust trolling motor?

So every 746 watts is roughly equivalent to 1 horsepower. Using this formula the popular Newport Vessels NV-Series 55lb Thrust Trolling Motor is rated as 624 watts at the highest forward speed and so 624/746 = 0.84 and would be roughly equivalent to a 0.84 horsepower motor.