Need help picking out a pilot for 28 Terry Jason

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  1. Thomas

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    Posted last year for autopilot 28 Terry Jason but got sick and was unable to it that time ready to get information on what other people have used and pulled the trigger anyone on this form that could help would be very appreciated
     
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    SIMRAD, but the older models that have been in production for a while, not the newer models.
     
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    Anyone have any experience with the Raymarine units that use "virtual" rudder feedback? Curious how well they are working out.
     
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    Should I be looking at a medium grade pump or high volume
     
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    Someone recommended talking to Wolf rat how do I get in touch
     
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    I've seen Terry rig those boats with both a closed hydraulic system with a Seastar or Vetus cylinder, or a hydro-slave system if the boat has a hauler. The type of steering is what will dictate what kind of course computer you'll need. Regardless, you will absolutely still need to use a rudder feedback sensor, as those 'Virtual Feedback' systems were all designed to address the issue of outboards and I/O's when it comes to external feedback sensors that always would get broken. I sent you a PM with my contact number, will go through some options with you if you're still looking for a pilot. Good luck either way!

    - Chris
     
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    Might be in the market for an autopilot for another project, where its a nice to have not NEEDED... curious on those Sitex, seen a few around now...any have insight?
     
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    The Si-Tex SP110's? It's a great point a shoot pilot, very basic. Only problem is they don't make one that will work with solenoids; only designed for reversible pumps like on a Hynautic/Seastar hydraulic setup or cable steering systems. What kind of steering we talking about?
     
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    Waiting to hear from you wolf rat for the return still interested will p.m. you soon on the road to Florida right now thanks for the return
     
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    Whaftrat, my situation would be a Sea Star type system... its a glorified skiff, point and shoot is all I need! Either that or I just take all the electronics off the RP... lol
     

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