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wborenshaw 07-19-2009 01:01 PM

Newport 30 Pedestal Steering
 
I have a Newport 30 with tiller steering. Would like to convert to pedistal.
Has anyone performed this retrofit and offer suggestions?
Thank you very much.

capt'n christian 11-05-2013 06:24 PM

re: Newport 30 Pedestal Steering
 
Hi,
I just registred and this is my first post on your old msg (2009).
Mine is equipped with a wheel.
N 30/ 1979.
Check with Edson on line.
Good luck ; if its not too late....

simpsoned 12-12-2013 12:20 AM

Re: Newport 30 Pedestal Steering
 
Haven't done it but have seen it done...Check Edson for parts, etc. the guy who did it said it wasn't pretty, but it works...his biggest issue was making sure the pedestal was braced enough so it didn't pull out and getting the chain gearing set under the cockpit.
Good luck...


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