Rudder cable replacement

11 years 9 months ago #2814 by jsowers
Time to replace old stainless cables on my Mako. I always dread having to find proper fittings of appropriate alloy and trying to borrow swag tools and other hassles. This made me wonder if I could use Kevlar or spectra lines like on the newer boats. Does anyone know of any reason this would be a bad idea?:unsure:

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11 years 9 months ago #2819 by Zebra
Replied by Zebra on topic Re:Rudder cable replacement
If you do decide to stay with stainless cables, then I suggest you simply use the identical clamp (the brass or even stainless clamp that is used near the pedals) on the BACK at the rudder pintel as well - this saves uses a swagging tool, and allows the EASY removal of the entire cable run by loosening just 8 screws!

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