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Old 05-17-2017, 09:21 PM   #1
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Autopilot

I have a 1981 34ft Californian with an old Benmar Cetec 21r autopilot. I would like to upgrade. Has anyone upgraded and if so which type of pilot did you choose?
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Old 05-17-2017, 09:55 PM   #2
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Why do you want to replace it, broken, not shiny enough, money to burn?

If it needs replacing look at what commercial operators use.
In Australia TMQ is a favoured brand.
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Old 05-18-2017, 05:13 PM   #3
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If it is broken you can find Benmar repair on a search engine and the original guys still repair or rebuild them. I did that a couple of years ago to my Viking and it worked like it should. Just takes a little thinking, but follows a course perfectly!
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