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Old 09-09-2017, 01:26 AM
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Been boating for years , I don't know what this gauge records, its not a volt meter. I think it measures battery charge status?
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Amps meter.
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Looks like it might show angle of list.
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maybe ammeter, maybe inclinometer, or -

rudder angle indicator:

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Rudder angle indicator
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Originally Posted by Fwpratt View Post
maybe ammeter, maybe inclinometer, or -

rudder angle indicator:

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I will check, boat is an I/O , so drive angle indicator?
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Google VDO Marine gauges. Pretty clearly rudder angle.

https://marine.vdo-gauges.com/instru...der-angle.html
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Originally Posted by Rolngthun View Post
Amps meter.
Not sure, if it were an amp meter then I would think it would read the same most of the time.
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Originally Posted by NoFearEyes View Post
Rudder angle indicator
This is what it is.

Many options out there and not exactly the same one, but here is a similar one...
https://www.sbmar.com/product/rudder...ingle-station/



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Originally Posted by NoFearEyes View Post
Rudder angle indicator
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Note that the port quadrant is in red and starboard is green.
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Originally Posted by Team Ruby View Post
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Note that the port quadrant is in red and starboard is green.
And the little steering wheel is a big clue!
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Originally Posted by diver dave View Post
And the little steering wheel is a big clue!
NICE. I didn't even notice such a great clue. Very nice.
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Default VDO Guage you asked about

It's a Rudder Position Indicator guage -- there is a sender associated with it -- I found the current version on Amazon !!
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Default Guage - Amazon Description -- Its a VDO Guage

Viewline Ivory Rudder Angle Indicator 3-3/8" (85mm) 12/24V - Use with VDO SenderVDO engineers didn't stop with just a pretty face. Fully sealed dual lens, lifetime LED lighting and warning indicators assure that Viewline can easily withstand even open cab environments. VDO stepper motors and resistive movements ensure accuracy, while testing to 25 G continuous vibration and 100 G shock assure long life reliability. IP67 water resistance means, that no matter how wet it gets, our gauges keep on working. Anti-corrosion materials mean no oxidation or rust will develop - Viewline will continue to work and look like new - just what you'd expect from a VDO instrument.Features:Diameter: 3-3/8"Diameter (Metric): 85mmConnection: Tyco connector (included)Mounting Hardware: Spin-Lok™Max Range Outer Scale: +45°Input Type: AnalogVoltage: 12-24V Owner's Manual (pdf)
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This is funny. The biggest clue was in the OP's post. What did you do to get the needle in two different positions in YOUR pictures ... Funny stuff
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flux capacitor that is great.
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DING DING, You are correct sir, its a Drive position indicator. I was too embarrassed to ask the previous owner. Man Its great too. just went out yesterday and really helps when docking. Single I/O thanks for all the help'

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