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post #19 of Old 01-22-2009
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Originally Posted by SurfingSS View Post
I found a very nice Islander 36 for sale with a very reasonable price tag. It was well maintained and has all the goodies (rador, water maker, freezer unit, windless...). Here's the catch, it's tiller and I really would like wheel steering with the autopilot and the GPS at the pedestal. How hard is it to convert a tiller to a wheel?! What is the cost? Bottom line, is it worth it?
Hi a seen a few boats convertert from tiller steering
fit hydralic steering simple need to make smaall s/steel box and recess it in stern as atransom
any good steel engeneering firm will fix that
good luck

I have my link with s/steel arm look at pic
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