[Public-List] Tiller end fittings question

George Dinwiddie gdinwiddie at alberg30.org
Mon Nov 10 13:35:03 PST 2008

Daniel Sternglass wrote:
> Hi all,
> It's been a long time since I've posted to this list.... After several 
> repairs including some machining and wedging brass washers into the 
> tiller end fitting, I think it's time for me to replace the tiller end 
> "H" fitting and probably the fitting atop the rudder post. Any 
> recommendations? Ideally, I'd be able to continue to use the existing 
> teak tiller, if the same fitting or one very close were abatable. 
> Depending on the cost, another alternative is have a local machine shop 
> make me new parts, but that might be significantly more expensive than 
> something commercially available...

Dan, I researched a lot when I replaced mine, and found nothing better 
than the original Edson.  See 

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