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« on: September 20, 2018, 08:11:12 AM »

Hi everyone, I have recently found a nice used trolling motor (Minnkota, here's the link), yet it's a freshwater motor, you see. So I am kinda concerned about whether it won't corrode or something if I will use it in salt water? Does anyone know, what's the technical difference in the electric motors that are noted for freshwater and saltwater usage?
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« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2018, 11:13:31 PM »

I own a Minnkota transom mount 12volt trolling motor and have used it plenty of times in saltwater and have had no issues. A freshwater rinse when your done is always good.
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