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post #12 of Old 10-03-2011
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Originally Posted by Windkiller View Post
On my previous boat (18.5 Crown(little Cal20)I used a length of shock cord with a turn or two around the tiller, worked well and would hold a course in mild conditions(it had some give) But it would wear the finish off the tiller and then wear indentations into the wood, I had duck tape around the tiller to help(ick), I guess I could've used some thin brass plate or aluminium wrapped around.
Perfect place for a turks head around the tiller. Not only would it protect the tiller, but it would add some more friction to the system.

Dave

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