Trolling motor plugs are accessories that are great in case you want the capability to remove the motor of yours easily without disconnecting the challenging wiring. Since many trolling motors have mounts and/or rapid release plates which help make getting rid of the engine an easy job, trolling motor plugs have grown to be a typical addition to also help make disconnecting the electrical only as simple. How do trolling engine plugs function? A trolling motor plug functions like every other electric plug. You will find 2 parts: the receptacle as well as the plug. The plug "plugs" into the receptacle (similar to an electric outlet) and electric current can run from the electric batteries on the trolling motor. Taking out the plug cuts the power connection as well as the motor can subsequently be removed safely What do I require for installation? To use a trolling motor plug you are going to need the following tools: An electric powered drill1 1/8" gap saw drill bit (standard trolling engine plug size),7/64" drill bit Electrical wire (see the rules of ours for extending electrical guide)Wire stripperPhillips screwdriver Trolling engine plug, receptacle & included hardware How can I get the plug as well as receptacle? Select a surface area on the boat of yours in which the structure isn't weakened. We recommend selecting a vertical surface to reduce the quantity of water which may perhaps type in the receptacle.Drill an one 1/8" gap for the receptacle (one 1/8" is the regular size, however we suggest you check out your receptacle directions as the dimensions of the gap may be) that is different trolling motor wire size.
Place the receptacle in the gap and utilize the smaller side gaps as a template to drill the 7/64" screw holes.Take the trolling motor cable which will plug in the rear of the power as well as the receptacle results from the trolling motor and strip off 1/2" of the cable coating on the negetive and positive energy leads. Attach the trolling motor strength leads in to the plug (male end) and also the battery results in to the receptacle (female end). Place the receptacle inside the mounting gap and mount the receptacle using the 7/64" screws in the little 7/64" holes. After the battery prospects are wired to the battery(ies), attach the trolling motor plug to the method as well as the receptacle is prepared for use. The boat of mine probably has a plug receptacle, in which could I discover the plug? Will any plug perform with all the receptacle on my boat? In case you bought a brand new fishing boat which did not have a trolling motor already fitted, the male plug conclusion is most likely in the boat's glove box or even in a bag of extras which was included with the boat. If it's not, we suggest you get the plug through the dealer in which you bought the boat. In case you bought a second hand boat, you are going to want to contact the producer of the receptacle with the matching portion, or perhaps simply buy a brand new plug plus receptacle package. Alas, almost all trolling motor plugs & receptacles aren't compatible with one another as there is not a universal plug layout. I do not want to drill into the boat of mine though I want to have the ability to eliminate my trolling motor, do I've any other choices besides a plug as well as receptacle? Yes! When you do not wish to completely use a trolling motor plug as well as receptacle, there are several more choices. When you would like to connect a quick disconnect cable close to the trolling motor or perhaps anywhere in line with the trolling motor wire, we suggest this particular quick connect plug. If you've a transom mount engine, you might want to think about the trolling motor quick connect plug which connects to the terminals on the battery of yours and circuit breaker and also allows you to quickly get rid of the wiring at the battery.