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slimbo 09-12-2019 05:51

Autopilot installation help
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Anyone have any ideas on how to mount a autopilot like the ST 2000 to a small cat that only has a tiller bar ,I'll get a better pic of tiller bar up soon

DougR 09-12-2019 06:19

Re: Autopilot installation help
Pelagic autopilot.

mark_morwood 09-12-2019 16:52

Re: Autopilot installation help
It would be helpful to see a picture from above, but I'd suggest just connecting the tiller end of the AP to one of the tiller arms, or even to the cross bar. I suspect the problem will just be finding somewhere that the unit itself isn't in the way of something else. You'll probably have to make/modify the mounting brackets for both the tiller end and the base unit end. As an example, for attaching to the cross-bar you could just clamp a block of plastic or wood to the cross-bar with hose clamps and install the mounting pin into the block.

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