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Old 09-05-2010, 08:40   #1
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Round Wireless Instruments ?

I have four SR Mariner instruments (depth, speed, windspeed and wind direction) which I would like to replace with wireless versions.

But the holes in the bulkhead are round and I don't know if anyone makes wireless instruments that would fit the holes. Would prefer not to reglass and regelcoat (if those are words.)

Anyone have better info?


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Old 09-05-2010, 09:01   #2
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Death, taxes, and old holes!

Consider covering a larger area with King Starboard and drilling what you need where you want it.

However, its not that hard to fill old holes if you've kept some of the cutouts from other holes. There were three holes on the right side of this picture, but two were filled with older cutouts after 'mortaring' the sides with thicked tinted epoxy.
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Keeping the cutouts is a good tip Sandy
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Make a template up out of stainless,teak or whatever you like for new instruments. Put over existing holes to see what additional cutting needs doing. Then fasten new panel and instruments in place.
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All good suggestions.

-- the cutouts are long gone. I suspect the instruments were installed at the factory. The boat was a show special.

-- the teak overlay may be the solution. Not sure I like Starboard all that much, although maintenance would be lower.,

I had already thought of a teak overlay, but ideally I would have drop-in instruments.

But I guess no one knows of a company making round wireless displays.

Oh well.


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