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Old 03-01-2015, 06:05 PM
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I'm relocating my Lenco trim tab switch and this is what I'm left with. Would you just cover it with a small piece of starboard or put something in its place? If I put a piece of starboard over it can I just 4200 it down instead of screwing it? I'm all ears...

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12 v. plug with a plate.
Get it from New Wire on this site.
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Or find a gauge to fill the space.
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Put some hair around it and see how long it takes one of your drunk buddies to tap it.
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Put some hair around it and see how long it takes one of your drunk buddies to tap it.
I knew it would only be a matter of time
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Contact Mike at international marine, he can help you out!
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I knew it would only be a matter of time
I have 6" of new white crap on top of the 3' already in my yard. I needed a little levity bro. Can somebody call Al Gore and have him come over and help shovel all this global warming off my driveway?
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The Marine RX works well, is easy to work with, accepts color tint and can provide a fast, durable repair.
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Originally Posted by wingless View Post
The Marine RX works well, is easy to work with, accepts color tint and can provide a fast, durable repair.
That's a good idea but I'm sure I would totally FUBAR that up.

What about a small plate with a couple accessory switches? I sent New Wire on the forum a PM.
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hmm... so where did the trim tab switch go?

You might get room for 1 contura rocker there... it'd be a good spot for the horn? close to throttle hand.
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Originally Posted by NauticallyChallenged View Post
hmm... so where did the trim tab switch go?

You might get room for 1 contura rocker there... it'd be a good spot for the horn? close to throttle hand.
I'm moving it right in front of my throttle. Where it is now I have to use my left hand or come off the throttle to access it.

Good idea on the horn. My boat doesn't have one so that's an option.
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An option if you boat alone a lot, an Auto Tether could mount there nicely (after covering the hole I guess). It would lineup nicely above your kill switch directly below...



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5200/4200 won't adhere to Starboard for long, so if you go that route screw it in.
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Use white starboard that's what is used
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An autotether would fit nicely there and cover up those holes.
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Are there any autotethers available for sale?
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I have a bad habit of changing out my electronics every few years, leaving a lot of holes.

I either cover them up with a vinyl sticker or put black plastic hole plugs in them. Like these: http://www.grainger.com/category/hol...log/N-mfm?bc=y

Eventually, when I upgrade again, chances are that some new piece of equipment will cover those holes.
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Originally Posted by yachtjim View Post
An autotether would fit nicely there and cover up those holes.
Jim, do you have a pic of an auto tether switch?

Thanks,
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nice stainless vent plate with an led setup..... instant courtesy light
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Just grab a safety sticker from tow boat or boat US and slap it right on there. Or put a picture of the wife/kids. Problem solved.

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