Model #217590140 CRAFTSMAN Boat Motor Electric

  • 17 Lb Thrust/troller Assembly
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  • 17 Lb Thrust/electric Motor Assembly
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Q:

What is the power usage spec for a Gamefisher 217-590140?

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I understand the need to know the power usage specifications. I did some research on your model number but was not able to find the information. Your expert will help answer your question. It may take two business days for your expert to reply. I do hope that everything works out.

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Marc -
May 13, 2013
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Thank you for your question as to what kind of battery to use with an electric trolling motor.

You will need to use a 12 volt deep cycle battery.

I will give you a link to one that will work.

You will also need a battery charger for keeping the battery charged between uses.

Deep Cycle battery for trolling motor .

You may also want to consider a battery box to make it easier to tote the battery around.

I hope this will help.

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Fred M -
Sears Technician
May 14, 2013
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Thanks for responding. I'm not so curious as to what battery to get. I want to see if the amperage of the engine is low enough to find an alternate energy source to power it. For example, if the motor draws 10 amps at full speed then I could add a 3 amp solar panel charger to the batter and lower the average amperage use to 7 amps, thus prolonging the life of the charge while out on the water. Depending on the total current draw, I may be able to nullify up to half of the current being used while in low gear. This would be a huge improvement to the 3 hours I could get off just running a battery. I would take the motor out myself and measure the current it's using but I don't live to close to my grandpa and he doesn't live close to somewhere I could test this out so it's kind of difficult to get actual numbers off the motor itself.

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TJ -
May 14, 2013
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I am sorry to say this is not a specification I will have access to. Your best option I believe will be to use a clamp on amp meter and check the draw while the engine is running. The rule of thumb is 1 amp for 1 lb of thrust. Some motors with 70 pounds of thrust would draw approximately 70 amps.

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Fred M -
Sears Technician
May 15, 2013
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Gamefisher trolling motor 217-590140

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I am sorry to hear about the difficulties you are having with your Gamefisher Trolling Motor. I did some research for you at Manage My Life and found this expert response that may shed some llght on the problem. I have attached the link below. I hope this helps you get it apart. Catch a lot of fish!

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James -
November 16, 2011
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I am sending some images showing how to test the potentiometer on the trolling motor. I apologize for the quality of the images. I took them from an old manual. I hope this helps.

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Jimmy K -
Sears Technician
November 18, 2011
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