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Rough cost to convert tiller to wheel

I am looking at a tartan 34c with a tiller. My better half wants to convert this to a wheel. What kind of cost might I be looking at?

Thanks muchly in advance!
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Re: Rough cost to convert tiller to wheel

Thousands, unless you DIY and get the parts from another boat. Edsons's off the shelf conversion "kit" was over $2500 last I checked.
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Re: Rough cost to convert tiller to wheel

ug, so 2500 + labor?. Thanks for that, I'll look at the edson site.
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Re: Rough cost to convert tiller to wheel

Just easier to find a boat that already has a wheel
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Re: Rough cost to convert tiller to wheel

Edson has been around for a long time and nothing seems to be obsolete. I have seen used pedestals for sale plenty of times. Just keep your eyes open and you can probably find one for a good price. Even the older ones clean up nicely and with a good coat of paint, look like new.
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Re: Rough cost to convert tiller to wheel

Dunno, how much would the divorce cost you?
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Re: Rough cost to convert tiller to wheel

lol
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Re: Rough cost to convert tiller to wheel

Here's one in NY View Boat Photos - YachtWorld.com
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Re: Rough cost to convert tiller to wheel

Nice.

The one I am looking at is in even better condition....!
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Re: Rough cost to convert tiller to wheel

Why bother? Time for upgrade!!! Buy another boat that has every thing you and your SO want.
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