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Re: Lightest dinghy motor available

Originally Posted by shipwreck1954 View Post
anyone used a trolling motor on a bathtub? I mean a west marine watertender..???? I have the suzuki 2.5 but have wrenched my shoulder..
I used a cheap $100 trolling motor on my hard shell dingy for a while as an experiment, and an alternative to mounting my heavy ass 25 HP to go on very short trips. I found I could row faster than the motor would push me and the trolling motor lost its place on the boat.

On the northern Gulf of Mexico.

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