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Old 30 August 2009, 07:59   #11
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Yeah what a terror merchant .. hehe

"big time comfort" with a 175 on the tiller with the skip on the stern .. thats a 'man leaves boat' scenario if ever there was one

*edit* it must be a new extreme sport
yeah ,lets just hope he has a kill cord fitted , i wouldent fancy me chances getting run over with that, even at tickover speed ,,,,,he must have an arm like popeye ,lol
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Old 30 August 2009, 13:23   #12
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They cheat on the bigger engines - they now have an hydraulic option but the Arabs on their dhows just used a scaffolding pole!!!
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Old 01 September 2009, 20:47   #13
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it still amazes some people use tiller steering for massive outboards. I think mercury do it for even the big Verados!!!
I think there was an article about this in a boating magazine either late last year or earlier this, that Mercury had produced a hydraulic tiller and that it was as easily controllable as a remote system.

Or did everybody already know that.
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They cheat on the bigger engines - they now have an hydraulic option but the Arabs on their dhows just used a scaffolding pole!!!
Damn! Should have read the posts more carefully before sticking my oar (or tiller) in.

Cue laughter!

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