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deniseO30
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Re: steering cable tension

About 4 yrs ago we removed the rudder in my boat to access the shaft prop and cutlless bearing. When it was all back in I had go in and do the the lovely greasy job of putting the cables back on; and made them too tight LOL. Even though there was new grease in the rudder tube it was still sort of tight. Finally last year LOL I got in there and loosened the cable as Dog ship suggests it's been fine ever since.

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