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Old 06-07-2007, 12:11 AM   #1
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hi all,

just been out .how do my boat go off line?.got to keep the wheel
on the move to keep on line at 1500 to 2000rpm.

or some tips.thanks.
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Old 06-07-2007, 01:43 AM   #2
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are you talking about the constant moving of the bow from left to right??...
that's called bow wander ...it's the physics of the engine and stern drive trying to push the bow out of the way...
here's what I do...put your tabs all the way down....also the drive.....then as the bow comes from one side to the other...move the steering wheel slightly in the opposite direction to correct the movement....it takes practice but you can keep the bow fairly straight ......

it's nothing to do with the boat.....hope this helps...
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ok if i hold wheel straight the back of the boat will go of to the right.
im always moving the wheel to keep straight all the time at that speed
it a pain.

know that fin on top of the prop. i put a flat one on it cant be that can it?.

or the prop?i got the old 19pich on for the min till i fix that 23.calvatation
it is on that 23pich big time!.

its only now iv been out a few times.
i was thinking it was me driving. the boys by my slip think its very funny to
see of out ops: .and trying to park up.

so as i get the jobs done they can look out.hehe
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