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post #4 of Old 04-27-2008
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Only problem with DIY is the size and shape of the nicropress fittings used. If you buy from the manufacture (i.e. Edson) the fittings will be small, smooth, with nothing to hand up inside the pedestal. Only stainless wire should be used. I don't know why galvanized would have been fitted. Consider this: with a ferrous metal, like steel, every time you change the position of the wheel you have changed the magnetic field around the binnacle compass. No deviation card is going to fix this!
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