SailNet Community - View Single Post - Helm control panel question
View Single Post
  #3  
Old 07-29-2013
chucklesR's Avatar
chucklesR chucklesR is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Pasadena Md - Magothy side
Posts: 5,938
Thanks: 9
Thanked 29 Times in 29 Posts
Rep Power: 9
chucklesR is a jewel in the rough chucklesR is a jewel in the rough chucklesR is a jewel in the rough
Re: Helm control panel question

Dave,
I've done mine so everything is in one place. I used a Navpod system pod that provides me with a 20 inch by 13 inch surface.
I'm not 'done' yet, still need to add an autopilot control head, windlass switch and engine ignition.
Does it break the bank, not so much but it depends on the bank. You will understand your wiring, that much I promise.
I started with this:

And here's where I am now.
The gauges aren't fastened in yet in the photo, I had to quit for the day and wanted a picture - that's several months ago.


I also have a 12v plug on the back side, useful for fan's and such.
__________________
Lessons learned are opportunities earned.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook