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09-16-2010 09:57 AM
AlLorman Jay:

My cable (in the photo) works fine. I was just trying to help out John, who wondered what the business end looked like.

09-16-2010 03:34 AM
BirdBrain333 Dear Al,

Knowing almost nothing about this, let me weigh in anyway. The cable is NOT a Morse (Teflex) cable at all but rather a regular "CONTROL CABLE 15' UTILITY & SHUT OFF" (e.g. Hamilton Marine). The central wire that moves in and out was bent back simply to keep the end (which I can attest is quite sharp) from puncturing you ever time you work on the engine.

If it were me I'd remove the cable, fill a baggie with your favorite rust-busting gunk, tape it *tightly* to the end of the cable jacket, and suspend the works for a week to see if the fluid will flow and lubricate the cable. I've saved a couple of cables this way -- and a couple not!

All the best, Jay

PSC 37, Kenlanu

Originally Posted by AlLorman View Post

I finally got a photo of the business end of the engine shut off cable. Don't know that it will help much since most of the fittings seem to be part of the engine rather than the cable.


S/V Ann West
PSC 31 No. 55
09-15-2010 04:39 PM
shut off cable


Thanks, I appreciate the photo. That looks very different than any cable I have seen so far with that little loop to tie off the end but the fittings line up right so - cool solution.

I bought a cable on the web that looks very different from what I have. It is longer and much fatter with a very different end piece. I will try to make it work but it will take some jerry rigging with the fittings.

I have not yet found a Yanmar cable the same length as the Morse cable I had but that should not be much of a problem.

09-14-2010 10:29 PM
AlLorman John:

I finally got a photo of the business end of the engine shut off cable. Don't know that it will help much since most of the fittings seem to be part of the engine rather than the cable.


S/V Ann West
PSC 31 No. 55
09-03-2010 02:09 PM
cut off


Thanks, I have some unanticipated travel tomorrow so I won't be back until next Friday anyway. This should not be as big a deal as I am making it. I am mostly concerned about getting the terminations right.

PSC 31#28
09-02-2010 04:13 PM
AlLorman John:

I'm afraid that my scheduled delivery was a victim of Earl. The boat is now due here a week from today. I'll check then.

09-02-2010 04:08 PM
cut off from sailing another weekend cable


Thanks for the offer to check your cable. That would would really help.

Adam, thanks. A Yanmar part number makes it look like one way or another I should be good to stop soon.

PSC 31#28
08-30-2010 10:32 PM
adamowens When I replaced mine I used the Yanmar cable (part #104271-67550). The terminations were all correct but the cable looks a little whimpy compared to morse cable.

PSC 31 Journey
08-30-2010 05:58 PM
AlLorman The engine cables on my new-to-me PSC 31 were replaced last week. The boat is due to be delivered on Thursday and I will check to see if there is a party number on the receipt.

Al Lorman
S/V Ann West
PSC 31 No. 55
08-30-2010 02:11 PM
Engine cut off cable part 2

Well, you cannot get an engine cut-off cable from Pacific Seacraft anymore. They no longer use them. The new boats all use a solenoid instead.

I still have not found a conversion chart for the original Morse cable to Teleflex (they bought Morse).

I guess the best shot is to try to see if I can find a West Marine cable with terminations that match the old cable.

PCS 31 #28
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