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Single lever multi-control (throttle & shift) recommendations

Anyone can recommend a manufacturer, design and model for a new single lever must-control (throttle & shift) replacement?

I have been debating to got back to two single and separate controls, as my current single lever multi-control has reached its life span and no longer functions properly, and due to it's age, parts are not available.
This would be side mounted for a tiller helm.

Seems like there are a few options - Uflex, Vetus, Teleflex, etc... but cannot seem to find any reviews of the products.


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Re: Single lever multi-control (throttle & shift) recommendations

I installed this one a few years ago on our Pearson 26 (tiller) to control an 8hp Sailmaster, and it works wonderfully; night and day over the one it replaced.

Uflex - Single Lever Dual Function Sailboat Control B85

I'm surprised at how expensive it it.. I'm kind of cheap, and I can't imagine paying that much four years ago when I put it in, but anything's possible if I was in a particularly frustrated condition at the time..

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Re: Single lever multi-control (throttle & shift) recommendations

Teleflex/Morse has been the standard in the industry as far back as I can remember. Whatever you buy, make sure it is not cheap cast metal, chromed. Stick with chromed bronze or S/S. This is one place spending a few extra bucks pays off.

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Re: Single lever multi-control (throttle & shift) recommendations

Best side mount ever was the Gray Marine control. Probably developed for ww2 landing craft, they are still top of the line rugged and certainly a find on old classics and junk shops.
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