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How should I wire my Traxstech Downrigger?
Each rigger should have its own wiring with inline fuses. It is not required to have both fuses and a circuit breaker.
I have 2 Traxstech Down-rigger can I run one set of wires for both riggers?
No, Do not run multiple riggers from the same set of wires. Each down-rigger should have it's own set of wires.
What gauge wire should I use to install my Traxstech Downrigger?
10/2 wiring is needed if the leads are 15 feet or less in length for a single downrigger. If you are wiring for multiple riggers going to an actual fuse/circuit panel, then we recommend 4 or 6 gauge
What is the minimum length of track I can use to install downriggers to my boat?
The longer the track the more stability and strength you will have. We recommend downriggers have track that is installed directly to the gunnel. Using a smaller length may cause your equipment to fa
Are you going to want electric down-riggers or vertical trees now or in the future?
If yes, you will want a strong mounting option right off the get go. It is easier and more economical to go with a larger track in the beginning than to invest money in a smaller track and add to you