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post #2 of Old 10-06-2007
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As far as I know, Simrad is no longer making their Wheel Pilot line of AP's if that is what you're considering. They had brought out a new model, the WP32 and apparently even that has been nixed. I just asked a Simrad guy at the Naptown boat show what the story is, and he said that Simrad is consolidating manufacturing plants and no longer has space to build the WP's. He agreed with me that they sold a fair number of the WP's. Go figure? I just happen to need a new belt for my WP-30 and he was able to give me a couple of leads on that. their west coast office is out of them at present. (On the whole, this all doesn't sound very promising does it?)

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