# Your question: What size battery do I need for a trolling motor?

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## What size battery should I use for a 55 lb thrust trolling motor?

Using a Newport Vessels 55lb thrust motor continuously for two hours at full speed would require a battery with a 100-120 AH rating.

## How long will a 100ah battery run a trolling motor?

For example a 100 amp hour battery should be able to deliver 100 hours of 1 amp consumption, or 10 hours at 10 amps, 5 hours at 20 amps, etc… The formula is Amps * Hours = Amp Hours.

## What size battery do I need for a 24 volt trolling motor?

If you have a 24-Volt motor, you can use 2 12-Volt batteries in series or a single 24-Volt battery and if you have a 36-Volt motor you can use 3 12-Volt batteries in series.

## Can you run 2 batteries on a 12V trolling motor?

Yes, it will charge both batteries. You may want to considering buying 2 new batteries to do this with. If you put two different batteries or one old & one new, it will pull off one faster than the other. I have 2 12 volt batteries hooked up in parrallel (pos to pos and neg to neg).

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## Can I use a starting battery for trolling motor?

A starting battery should not be used for trolling motors or powering appliances. Marine Deep Cycle Batteries are designed to discharge slowly over a long period of time and to withstand several hundred charging and discharging cycles.

## How long will a 12V 100Ah battery last for a trolling motor?

Capacity – Amp hours (Ah):

As the name suggests this means how many amps the battery can deliver in an hour. For example, a 12V lithium battery with a capacity of 100Ah can deliver 100Ah to a 12-volt device for one hour. The same 100Ah battery could supply power for 4 hours (100/25=4) to a 25 ampere device.

## How long will a 100Ah battery run an appliance that requires 100W?

A 100Ah 12 volt deep-cycle lead-acid battery can run a 100W continuous DC load for 6 hours if discharged to 50% as recommended. A 100Ah 12 volt lead-acid deep-cycle battery could run a 100W rated AC food-mixer for 7 hours with 50% Depth of Discharge.

## What size battery do I need for a 70 lb thrust trolling motor?

Most trolling motor batteries fail due to lack of proper charging. We suggest selecting a 12 volt deep cycle marine battery with at least a 110 amp hour rating, usually a group 27 size battery.

## Do you need a separate battery for a trolling motor?

Keep the trolling motor completely separate from the starting battery. The starting battery should be able to run your electronics and maybe livewell on light use and always maintain plenty of cranking amps to easily start your motor. … If it were me, my kids or my dad, I would install 2 batteries in the boat.

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## Will a 24V trolling motor run on 12V?

24v hooked to 12v will spin for a while on a full battery but there will be no torque. You could stop it with your hand. It is like running your motor with half the spark plugs missing.

## Can you run 2 trolling motors on one battery?

Can you run two trolling motors on one battery? It’s best to use a separate battery for each trolling motor. Using one battery means that you will have two motors drawing from the same energy source, so you’re using twice the amount of wattage.

## How do you hook up a 12 volt battery to a trolling motor?

Connect the 12-volt trolling motors to a single 12-volt battery by simply fastening the black negative lead from the motor to the negative battery terminal, and the red positive lead from the trolling motor to the positive battery terminal. Include a 50-amp circuit breaker on the positive connection.