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Re: Tiller conversion to wheel
Like I said: "More complicated mechanism that is prone to fatigue or failure."
Just (as in 1 hour ago) helped my neighbor pull his boat back into the slip after he lost steering (just as he was making his first turn out). After unmounting the top of his pedestal he found the chain had jumped. The worst thing was that it was preventing the rudder from moving even with the emergency tiller...
I just thought it was worth relating in this thread
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