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Topic Review (Newest First)
02-10-2009 09:09 PM
trecksail
Yep

It is still available. The boat Surf was looking at was in worse shape than he was hoping.
I went ahead and emailed you pics.
Have a great night, Joe
02-10-2009 06:41 PM
Bazzer
Quote:
Originally Posted by trecksail View Post
In case you haven't checked your private messages, I have an entire Edson system available. It is off a 36 as well and is in excellent condition. I'll get some pics taken if you're interested.
I'm interested if it's still available?
Barry
01-22-2009 11:22 AM
sailingdog That's understating it.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rockter View Post
It's a brave man thinks they can fit a wheel steering arrangement in a week-end.
01-22-2009 11:02 AM
bljones I think you are converting in the wrong direction there. The OP wants to replace his existing tiller with a wheel, not vice versa.
01-22-2009 06:18 AM
lynger1
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Originally Posted by SurfingSS View Post
I found a very nice Islander 36 for sale with a very reasonable price tag. It was well maintained and has all the goodies (rador, water maker, freezer unit, windless...). Here's the catch, it's tiller and I really would like wheel steering with the autopilot and the GPS at the pedestal. How hard is it to convert a tiller to a wheel?! What is the cost? Bottom line, is it worth it?
Hi a seen a few boats convertert from tiller steering
fit hydralic steering simple need to make smaall s/steel box and recess it in stern as atransom
any good steel engeneering firm will fix that
good luck

I have my link with s/steel arm look at pic
01-22-2009 06:03 AM
Rockter It's a brave man thinks they can fit a wheel steering arrangement in a week-end.
01-21-2009 10:45 PM
sailingdog
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Originally Posted by trecksail View Post
No, it sounds like they won't go through till you get the 10 posts. But you can email me at josephhtrecker at yahoo dot com. Just replace the "at" and "dot" with the symbols, since I'm told the robot spammers look for email adresses and cram em full.
Smart boy, you're learning...
01-21-2009 07:15 PM
trecksail
Edson Steering

No, it sounds like they won't go through till you get the 10 posts. But you can email me at josephhtrecker at yahoo dot com. Just replace the "at" and "dot" with the symbols, since I'm told the robot spammers look for email adresses and cram em full.
01-21-2009 05:40 PM
sailingdog SurfingSS—

IIRC, you can't reply to PMs until you HAVE 10 POSTS.
01-21-2009 04:42 PM
SurfingSS trecksail,
I've sent you two replies to your private message. Have you received them?
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