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38044Re: [bolger] Suggestions for home-built tiller extension and universal joint?

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  • Justin Meddock
    Aug 2, 2004
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      I have used a golf club with the head cut off (bought from Goodwill store,
      connected with a short length of surgical tubing.


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Rob Mouradian" <r_mouradian@...>
      To: <bolger@yahoogroups.com>
      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?
      > Thanks
      > Rob
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