24 volt trl mtr set up

Discussion in 'Power it up with Electronics' started by grovesnatcher, Oct 31, 2013.

  1. grovesnatcher

    grovesnatcher Well-Known Member

    Does anyone know if I run 2 batteries for my trolling motor would it hurt to have one hooked to my engine to start my 25 merc. I'd like to save the weight and only run 2 batt. I have a pull start in case it runs down. I would be running 2 PC 1200 oddessy batteries. I want use the minnkota 24v with 70 lbs thrust for when there's current and getting off the flat. Thanks
  2. swaddict

    swaddict Thread Killer

    not the best idea, better to have a dedicated starter, but you could wire one of the troller batteries as a back up starter battery

  3. fsae99

    fsae99 I Love microskiff.com!

    It will not hurt anything to have starter wired to one of the batteries. IF trolling motor is upfront I'd rather have a smaller battery hooked up to starter and placed in the stern. Then you don't have to run all the wire from front to back.
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