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post #8 of Old 10-18-2011 Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by chef2sail View Post
we got at a bargain price at a Defender Christmas sale for about $600. It was easy for me to install myself.
Yeah but for that price I'd be willing to risk it also. Even at current prices its only about 1/3 the price of a below deck unit.

Its too bad Raymarine seems to have cheaped out on the drive unit. Like you I currenly have a 4000 and would be happy with a wheel pilot if I thought it would work as good or better than my current set up.

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