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    Default Minn Kota Riptide 80 lbs - Battery size / Range

    Any idea. Have a Minn Kota 80 lbs - How Big Battery Should I go for - if I want 4 hours moderate sailing

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    Default Re: Minn Kota Riptide 80 lbs - Battery size / Range

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ID:	13797if its a 12volt motor you will need a minimum of a 100 aph battery to run 4 hours at medium speed with no current or wind....https://www.trollingmotors.net/blogs...motor-run-time
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    Default Re: Minn Kota Riptide 80 lbs - Battery size / Range

    goto minn-kota.com.
    they have TONS of pdfs n q/a on all things
    btw, the 80 takes 24v

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    Default Re: Minn Kota Riptide 80 lbs - Battery size / Range

    Why not buy two batteries to be on the safe side and cruise twice as far. Just a thought!

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