38044Re: [bolger] Suggestions for home-built tiller extension and universal joint?
- Aug 2, 2004I have used a golf club with the head cut off (bought from Goodwill store,
connected with a short length of surgical tubing.
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From: "Rob Mouradian" <r_mouradian@...>
Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 2004 10:43 AM
Subject: [bolger] Suggestions for home-built tiller extension and universal
> I would like to add an extension to my wooden tiller and I am
> wondering what other people have used for a connection. I have seen
> some expensive carbon-fiber rods and universal joints, but I would
> prefer to do something cheap.
> My first attempt was to just drill a hole through the tiller and
> another "stick" then run a rope through both and put stopper knots on
> both sides. That is cheap and easy and gives plenty of flex. It is
> fine for tacking when the joint is at a sharp angle, but it seems a
> little too loose when the tiller is pointed more or less forward.
> Any suggestions for a "better" solution?
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