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Old 01-09-2016, 10:35 AM   #27
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City: California Delta and SF Bay
Country: Sacramento, CA, USA (boat in Vallejo)
Vessel Name: FlyWright
Vessel Model: Marshall Californian 34 LRC
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Originally Posted by Peter B View Post
Crikey Al, if I wasn't trying to sell my boat, I'd be tempted to go for that myself. It would do for my boat, which like yours I think, has simple chain/rod steering.
Mine is hydraulic steering by Wagner. When I read the book on the WP5000 installation, it claimed it shouldn't be used on hydraulic steering systems. I have no idea how long this has been installed, but with the gain set at max, it works fine in normal conditions. It can't keep up in following seas, so I hand steer a much straighter course, but that's probably a function of my square transom and small rudders.
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