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Old 08-28-2001
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wind vanes, self steering devices

My monitor works well, but not as well as my Autoheln. I have gotten used to pushing a button and changing course by 1or 2 degrees. I beleive that they now have an attachment to hook up a small tillerpilot tothe windvane and that should help keep the boat on a magnetic heading rather than on apparent wind heading.
Also use spectra lines on the vane as others have atendency to streach.
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