help need autopilot experts decision

Old 04-01-2012, 05:16 PM
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is 700 lbs over recommended weight capacity make a differance on the raymarine spx 5 r for mostly intercoastal use and occasionally west end travel or should i pay twice as much and go withremote mounted octopus drive with same head controller and x-10 computer and compass,in a 27 foot bayliner discovery need someones expetise .cant really afford 3500 for a autopilot if the raymarine unit will do it. boats 6830lbsplus thier recommendation to add 20 % for extra weight should not equal more than 7700lbs .im at 8100. somebody who knows help me make a decision.boat has mercruiser 350 mag with b3 sterndrive with mechanical cable steering with power assist
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