Thread: rudder angle
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Old 05-02-2018, 07:50 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by kenk View Post
I made one that is very accurate. I bought a universal fuel gage and sender. Hooked the sender up to the rudder linkage and when the gage is showing half full the rudder is centered.Cost under $35.00.

Any hints as to how this was rigged up?

Did you mount the gauge upside down, and does the needle mimic the rudder angle while steering to port or starboard?
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