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jpettit

removable mount for terrova trolling motor

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guys, wondering if any one has a minnkota terrova trolling motor (09) & what style of mount they have used? i am replacing an auto pilot (07) & wondering if any experienced using 1 of the new mounts what is the best & which one will fit my existing bracket holes?

thanks for your help

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i have 80lb it just came with like quick release mount that seems ok if i'm trailering along ways i usally pop it off just to save on the cover and it fits tighter

i will say this they are tuff mines on 2095 yar craft

a couple times going across winnie is some big winds it poped down on me scared the hec outa me but didnt hurt it

i bunge it now lol

couldnt tell you if it would work with your old one hafta ask some one smarter than me

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what bracket did you use on the older PD?

when I upgraded to a terrova on my old boat I used the same bracket with the thumb screw in the side... you have to put a washer or two between the terrova and the bracket because the sides are lover on the terrova then the PD...

works great..

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I just bought a new Terrova and got the aluminum mount (MK-016, I believe). So far, so good. Like mentioned, you need a washer between the Terrova and mounting plate to shim it.

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I think the MKA-32 is the nicest mount, with the cam action and the cover for when it's not on the boat. It's also the most expensive.

The MKA-21 and MKA-16-02 work well too. The only complaint I have with the aluminum MKA-16-02 is that I've seen them damage boat covers while trailering.

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thnaks for all the help will the mka-32 mount in the same holes of my exisitng mk-16-02? again thanks guys. i am addicted to this site!

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If cost is a concern there are some aftermarket mounts that let you remove the trolling motor. I bought two and put one on each boat so I can move the trolling motor between two boats depending on where I need it.

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THANKS FOR YOUR HELP THE WASHER DEAL DID THE TRICK, 1 OTHER QQUESTION IS THE WIRELESS CO-PILOT THE WAY TO GO OR NOT?

I PERSONALLY THOUGHT A WORELWSS FOOT PETAL WOULD BE MORE CONVENIENT.

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