Motorguide R3 Saltwater hand operated
Trolling Motors
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R3 Saltwater Hand-Operated Edition

The aluminum alloy construction and stainless steel hinge pins makes it one of the most powerful and durable trolling motors available. A choice of 5 speeds forward and 2 speeds reverse or digital variable speed control makes the R3 even more popular in the transom mount category. The refined R3 combines a durable, multi-position aluminum alloy mount, and solid steel and aluminum 3.5” lower unit for versatility, durability, and value. Put the control at your fingertips with the R3's ergonomic extending handle and a durable multi-position angle adjustment aluminum mount. 

Features:

  • From 30 to 55 pounds of thrust with 12-volt power.
  • 5 speeds forward and 2 reverse 
  • Reversible motor head for bow or transom mount operation 
  • Quiet, smooth operation lets you get closer to the fish.
  • Ergonomic, extending handle puts control at your fingertips
  • Taper-Lock Mount with 7-point adjustment
  •  Aluminum shaft provides strength and durability
  • Solid aluminum and steel lower unit with powder coat finish
  • Stainless steel propeller shaft
  • Powerful lower unit runs cooler and lasts longer
  • One-touch, rapid slide-depth adjustment collar

Key Advantages

Industry Leading Transom Mount

The R3 transom mount features aluminum allow construction with a rugged powder coat finish. Stainless hings pins provide the ultimate in strength, rigidity and durability. Includes an easy-to-use tilt/stow/deploy mechanism and swing over knobs on the clamp screws, allowing you to lock the motor to the transom.

 

Twist-Tiller Operation

Put the control at your fingertips with the R3's ergonomic extending handle and a durable multi-position angle adjustment aluminum mount.

R3 Saltwater, Hand-Operated Specifications

In addition to the features in the table below, all
R3 Saltwater Hand-Operated Models share the following specifications:
  • Forward / Reverse Motor Direction • #09 Transom Wide-Bite Mount
• Twist / Extendable Steering
 

R3 Saltwater - Hand-Control Transom Mount:

Model

Part Number

Peak 
Thrust

Shaft 
Length

Max Amp 
Draw

Volts

Speed Controls

Propeller

Battery
Meter

Recommended 
Boat Length

R3-45SW HT / 18" Kayak

941000030

45

18"

44

12

Digital Variable

Machete III

Yes

4' - 12'

R3-45SW HT Digital / 36"

941000010

45

36"

44

12

Digital Variable

Machete III

Yes

14' - 18'

R3-55SW HT Digital / 36"

941000020

55

36"

49

12

Digital Variable

Machete III

Yes

16' - 20'

In addition to the features in the table below, all 
Bulldog® Models share the following specifications:
 

• Aluminum Shaft Material
• Battery Meter

• Single Cable Steering  

Bulldog® Motors:

Model

Part Number

Mount

Peak 
Thrust

Shaft 
Length

Volts

Speed Controls

Motor Directions

Directional Indicator

Propeller

Recommended 
Boat Length

Bulldog® 40 FT / 30"

921500020

#03 Transom

40

30"

12

5

Forward

Yes

Machete III

4' - 12'

Bulldog® 54 FT / 30"

921500090

#09 Transom
Wide-Bite

54

30"

12

5

Forward

Yes

Machete III

12' - 18'