stern flat steering wheel??

Discussion in 'Boats, Motors, Trailers and Towing Rigs Forum' started by AndrewH, Jan 26, 2018.

  1. AndrewH

    AndrewH Active Member

    My aluminum will be ready in April and I am wanting to look into a flat steering wheel for the stern. I fish alone a lot and it would help me a great deal...

    Anyone know where I should be looking?
  2. wildthing

    wildthing Well-Known Member

    you can get the flat foundry small wheels
    but there quite pricey $250 +
    on the island

    i have only found dished wheels in stainless else where
  3. trophywife

    trophywife Well-Known Member

    harbour chandler had a couple.. 11" small, speed wheel built in, not too much almost flat.. i bought one at the boat show..
  4. Brian Reiber

    Brian Reiber Active Member

    This is what we are running. We picked it up from the harbour chandler for a little over $100. We originally wanted aluminum or stainless but bought this to match the look of our main wheel. We are glad we did as it is very comfortable and keeping it clean hasn't been a problem. Having the rear steer station on the boat and plumbed to our hydraulic steering is the cat's ass. We'll never go back.
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  5. tubber

    tubber Well-Known Member

  6. Brian Reiber

    Brian Reiber Active Member

    Thank you tubber. Not sure why I have so many problems with pictures on this site. It's a constant battle with resolution and orientation. Obviously something I'm doing wrong.
  7. SteelyDan

    SteelyDan Well-Known Member

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  8. wolf

    wolf Well-Known Member

    I have a rebuilt seastar helm(seal)if you need it i have it as a spare been on my shelf for a few years pm me if you need one?

  9. sly_karma

    sly_karma Well-Known Member

    I'm thinking of going this route. EZ steer hasn't really worked well for me because of awkward transom design forcing kicker to have little separation from main. I don't have hydraulic steering though. I guess I could just get a short cable setup, right? Kicker is a non-tiller 2000 Merc 9.9 4 stroke with electric start and manual tilt.
  10. bigbruce

    bigbruce Crew Member

    I have a Python system on my 9'9 4 stroke kicker. Works great with either wired or wireless control.
  11. Fish Camp

    Fish Camp Well-Known Member

    There is a flat chrome 8 spoke to 8 inch ring , wooden 8 spoke handles extend 3 inches further than the 8 inch ring stearing wheel for a boat at Merville second hand across from the old stardust drive-in . was there couple days ago .I'll go and take a look again soon ,and get some pictures.
  12. Wild Bill

    Wild Bill Active Member

    image.jpg Yeah call it what it is, cheap, frugal? Whatever! Fits my current budget and sertainly fits my style!
    Used what I had, Came out to 10"
    Could always remove 4 spokes and put a Brodie knob on the remaining one
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2018
  13. the fog ducker

    the fog ducker Well-Known Member

    here is a wheel i went with , all aluminum ,
    its an 8 inch flat speed wheel , built in knob ,
    awesome , used it for 10 years almost now ,
    around $150
    made in Burnaby , a smelter in South Burnaby near Marine Way and Byrne rd
    can look it up if your interested when i get to my office


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  14. Duck

    Duck Member

    Hello Wolf
    I am looking for a 1.7 c in helm pump to put in a rear steering station if that is what you have and if it is still available.
    Thanks Dave
  15. SteelyDan

    SteelyDan Well-Known Member

    Here's a pic of my cheapo eBay wheel from China installed 20180304_163327-01.jpeg
  16. the fog ducker

    the fog ducker Well-Known Member

    looks pretty nice to me !!
  17. SteelyDan

    SteelyDan Well-Known Member

    Good enough for the girls I go gout with!

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