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Ancor says 10 gauge for 24V applications, but MinnKota says 8.

I have 2 wire single strand Ancor and was going to use it buuuuut I want to be sure.


comments?

L.R. :cool:
 

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depends on the length of the wires run and the trolling motor output size (lbs of thrust). Minn-Kota has a chart on their website.

Unless it's a really short run, 8 isn't going to cut it.

http://www.minnkotamotors.com/support/faq.asp?pg=general&pt=6
 

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damn, I need to know math! I hate math!


so the 10 guage I have wont do it.

sucks for me- I have the rt70spcp


the run will be about 22 feet long (roughly) thinking 6 guage? :-?
 

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I ran 6 GA. wires with 50amp marine circuit beaker and never had a plm with it. it's 24volt 82 (i think)lbs thrust motorguide and 12 volt/ 55lbs riptide.
 

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6 GA. wires with 50amp marine circuit beaker

what he said

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x3, I wouldn't run anything under 6 ga! With that long of a run, 6ga!!!!!
x4 (just to keep it going) DEFINATELY with that long of a run. Look around on ebay, the 6ga can be had for a decent deal on there. West Marine is about 4x the price of what you can get it for on ebay. Be prepared to shell out some $$ to do it right with that long of a run with the wires.

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yeap I know Copper isnt cheap.

thanks forthe help though!

L.R. :cool:
 
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