Thread: Steering pull
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Old 04-17-2013, 01:53 PM
FrankSchwab FrankSchwab is offline
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It's normal to pull a bit to one side or the other - it actually makes it easier to drive straight if you're working against a slight pull. But the pull shouldn't be tiring or be something that you're fighting.

If the pull is too strong, do a visual inspection on the rudder - make sure it's straight (get 20 feet behind the boat on the trailer, and visually check it), and doesn't have damage ( a big nick or dent could cause a pull). If everything looks clean, then you could consider simply filing the trailing edge of the rudder - This is a good thread.
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