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  1. #16
    Join Date
    Jan 2018
    Location
    Kent
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    9
    Quote Originally Posted by Hooked Up View Post
    I plan on doing the drift socks until I get a kicker set up. I had issues in the past on another boat with carbon buildup on the big engine from trolling all day for a few days straight. I also have a happy troller on the big engine but it is sometimes a pain as it wont engage or sometimes you just forget and bend it when taking off. I use the bow mount when its calm but still think if you troll a lot a kicker is not a bad option.
    Wondering...how many of you troll with a 2 stroke, either main motor or kicker? Do you steer with the TM? Anyone else have issues with carbon build-up and if not, what have you done to avoid it? Thanks.
    PolarKraft Frontier 179WT
    Yamaha 90 4 Stroke
    MinnKota Terrova 80# w/ iPilot US2
    Lowrance HDS 2 Touch, Lowrance Elite 5x

  2. #17
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Battle Creek, MI
    Posts
    205
    Those are big electric trollers........dang.

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