Hydraulic Steering System

Discussion in 'Metal Boat Building' started by Johns1152, Mar 24, 2011.

  1. Johns1152
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    Johns1152 New Member

    We are constructing a 28 ft landing craft that will have twin 150s, I am looking for hydraulic steering systems. I know Uflex and teleflex, I like the uflex but I like to look at all my options available to me, this boat could end up in salt water.
    thanks for anything you have to offer.
  2. michael pierzga
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    michael pierzga Senior Member

    In North America Teleflex and Uflex are the big guys. Google the VETUS catalogue for another option. The Italians also market a rather nice setup... top class jumbo RIBS use the system, I cant remember the name. Do some Googling...marine ..hydraulic.. steering.
  3. Lister

    Lister Previous Member

    Kobelt will be my first choice.
  4. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    Teleflex/Morse and Uflex would be my choice. The quality is good, they have good technical service and the warranty service is mostly local.
  5. drunkin clown
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    drunkin clown Junior Member

    Hydroslave steering is sweet too!
  6. keysdisease
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    keysdisease Senior Member

    For an Outboard powered boat in the US it's Teleflex first and Uflex second. I give the nod to Teleflex just because parts and service are more readily available and they have a wider selection of product.



  7. bernd1972
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    bernd1972 Holzwurm

    Any opinions about Lecomble&Schmidt? For me their stuff was Quote nice.
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