I cut into my rotary steering. Will it still work alright.

by Johnathan
(Kentucky)

So I'm building my first boat, a 16 foot cuddy cabin with a 50 HP Johnson (will post photos when done).

I am literally piecing it together from old parts and I cut a steering kit out of the dashboard of another boat with a sawzall.

Cutting blind, I put a gash in the steering.

It didn't cut the cable though.

Will it still be worth using?

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Rotary Steering
by: Mike

It depends on where and how deep the cut is and what system of steering you have.

The video below might give you a better understanding of how the damage will affect it.


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