Stus-List Steering cable questions for Chuck

Dennis C. captbuy at
Sat May 11 09:15:10 EDT 2019

"Like Dennis experienced".  Past tense.  Done.  :)

Chuck's advice and info was very valuable to the project.  Thanks to Rob
and Neil also.  Touche's steering system is literally better than new.

Dennis C.
Touche' 35-1 #83
Mandeville, LA

On Sat, May 11, 2019, 6:27 AM Chuck Gilchrest via CnC-List <
cnc-list at> wrote:

But I can’t stress this enough:  don’t take cheap shortcuts regarding
> steering system components.  By performing regular maintenance on cable
> tension, inspection and lubrication using Edson guidelines, you can avoid
> scenarios like Dennis is experiencing.  In terms of priority maintenance, I
> rank steering right behind flotation (seacocks and through hulls).
> Chuck Gilchrest
> S/V Half Magic
> 1983 35 Landfall
> Padanaram, MA
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