X3-70FW- 70lbs-50"-24V Freshwater Hand Control Bow Mount Trolling Motor
The MotorGuide X3 trolling motor is the best value for anglers as it is designed to deliver better performance and durability. Matter of factly, it is the technology applied in the Freshwater series further enhanced.
This rugged trolling motor built with durable components is packed with premium features, like the Variable Ration Steering (VRS) technology. The motor comes in foot-and-hand-operated models, with digital power management technology for smooth operation and longer battery life. The improved steering control and sturdier shaft construction are remarkable!
The X3's winning combination of performance and value makes it a popular choice for serious anglers.
X3 Freshwater Hand-Operated Models share the following specifications:
The composite shafts are guaranteed for life. All the more, they are flexible and sturdier than steel. They are secured not to break, corrode or twist and are the sole trolling motor shafts that carry lifetime guarantees.
Forward / Reverse Motor Direction
With the easy-to-read forward and reverse directional indicator on the motor's head, you'll know precisely what direction the motor is pointed. The indicator (majority are lit up) makes moving your boat into the next casting position quick and easy, paying little heed to light conditions or existing motor direction.
Even the weeds won't limit your casting opportunities! Head off course with weedless props. Intended to work without getting or catching, you can wander into the thick stuff unafraid of slashing or hacking.
Twist / Extendable Steering
Operating in the same manner as a car with power steering, this feature reduces foot fatigue. You can adjust the steering tension collar by turning clockwise or counterclockwise to turn the motor freely.
The X3 mounting bracket is built with aircraft-grade extruded aluminum to minimize flex and provide precision control under high thrust.
The motor is mounted directly to the boat's bow using the included mounting equipment and needs drilling into the boat for installation. It's ideal for accessing the underside of the mounting platform to get and attach the mounting equipment.
Improved rigidity and durability
Easier to stow and deploy
Wider base for added stability
Stainless steel bushings in key wear points
Easy motor height adjustment and motor removal
Rugged Composite Shaft
The new larger diameter shafts are rugged and corrosion-resistant, paired with a durable stainless steel outer shaft. Unique composite construction provides greater impact protection and is backed by a lifetime factory warranty.
Precision Response Steering
The X3 offers best-in-class steering performance. A dual cable pull-pull steering system eliminates slack, while the innovative patent-pending Variable Ratio Technology reduces torque steer feedback and improves responsiveness. A newly designed and reinforced foot pedal provides a better feel and control.
Variable Ratio Technology
Improves steering response
Reduces torque steer feedback
Dual-cable system eliminates steering slop and noise
Precision bearings and locking collar eliminates shaft clicking
Composite Locking Pins
We have exponentially increased durability at the most common failure point by improving these frequently worn parts with modern composite materials. The all-new pins also eliminate annoying metal-on-metal "clicking," which only adds to the already stealthy nature of the x3.
Durability means reliability - rigid aircraft-grade aluminum mount, stainless steel bushings and outer shaft, and composite shaft with a lifetime guarantee.
Quiet on the water - fewer metal-to-metal interfaces, precision bearings, and new composite locking pins eliminate more noise and ensure noise-free operation over time
Precision Response Steering - The X3 offers best-in-class steering performance. A dual cable pull-pull steering system eliminates slack, while the innovative patent-pending Variable Ratio Steering technology reduces torque steer feedback and improves responsiveness. A newly designed and reinforced foot pedal provides a better feel and control.
Composite Locking Pins - We have exponentially increased durability at the most common failure point by improving these frequently worn parts with modern composite materials. The all-new pins also eliminate annoying metal-on-metal "clicking," which only adds to the already stealthy nature of the x3.
Medium to large freshwater v-hull, bass, pontoon, and general fishing boats up to 23'. The 70 lbs thrust engine is recommended for boats weighing up to 3,500lbs.
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals that are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. For more information go to P65Warnings.ca.gov.
Control Type: Twist Tiller
Included Propeller: Machete
Mounting Style: Bow
Salt Water/Fresh Water: Fresh
Shaft Length (Inches): 50"
Thrust (Pounds): 70 lbs
Built-In Transducer: No
Voltage - Input Range (Volts): 24v
Box Dimensions: 8"H x 23"W x 75"L WT: 51.5 lbs
Owner's Manual (pdf)