Have local restrictions on gas outboards put a damper on your weekends at the lake? Is your pontoon boat virtually grounded? Minn Kota has a solution with the new E-Drive Electric Outboard. The quiet 2hp power plant will move a full-size pontoon up to 5 mph without fumes or harmful emissions. Runs off a 48-volt system for up to 2 hours at 100% power on a full charge. To keep accurate tabs on your battery, a back-lit Realtime Digital Battery Gauge gives you an instant reading of how many hours of run time you have left. It also features a fuel gauge showing battery condition, as well as throttle power level. The ultraresponsive throttle lever has forward, neutral and reverse positions, plus it includes key lock-out and a trim switch. The throttle lever mounts either on the binnacle or side-mount at the cockpit for convenience. You don't even have to run new steering cables as the E-Drive connects directly to your boat's standard cable steer linkage. The stainless steel prop uses a special shear pin to protect it from damage when encountering underwater obstacles. The replaceable, hub-mounted zinc anode also helps fight galvanic corrosion. Two-year warranty.
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