Originally Posted by Rustic Charm
I can't seem to send an attachment to you Matt in a PM.
Can you look at this sketch.
firstly, Where do you propose the axis for the new trim tab tiller go?
Secondly, how long should the handle off the trim tab should be? Does this even matter?
Axis on or near the axis of the rudder
itself works for me. Length is a good question. I'd make a first version out of timber, much too long, drill lots of holes and then go out and experiment
with the pivot point in different positions and the attachment point of the autopilot
ram in different holes. You'll soon get a feel for the best ratio of lengths. Then I would make sure the final product is longer than needed so I had options in the future including attaching a H axis windvane
which is going to be so much better than a crappy electronic system.
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