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Old 09-28-12, 06:34 PM   #1
F16 1UB
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Default Trolling Motor STUCK in Down Position

I was fishing a tournament, of course, and went to pull up the trolling motor and discovered it was STUCK in the down position. In short the locking mechanism that the rope is attached to would not disengage. Later I discovered a 1/32 or 1/64 roll pin had backed out and disconnected the mechanism. So if you've got a MK look where the rope is tied and follow down just past the spring & you'll see it. I was about 4 miles from the ramp and came in with the bow pointed towards the sky.
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