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Old 20 June 2010, 05:07   #1
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Setting Trim Tab

I have recently noticed that the boat pulls to the right when going along.

The trim tab anode is missing!

Which side do I trim it to, if I am to get the boat running straight?

Thanks.
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Old 21 June 2010, 05:08   #2
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Usual story, so many variables etc etc.

Bung it in straight, see what happens & tweak it from there.
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Old 21 June 2010, 11:07   #3
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Front of the tab should be more to the port than the back. This will try and push the motor to port, which should ease the pull to starboard.

I think.


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Old 22 June 2010, 02:56   #4
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Front of the tab should be more to the port than the back. This will try and push the motor to port, which should ease the pull to starboard.

I think.


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Yes, this sounds logical. Thanks!
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Old 22 June 2010, 10:38   #5
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Problem is, this is one of those settings that gives you headache trying to figure out how what affects what.

Bottom line: If what I said earlier doesn't work, go the other way.

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