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Old 03-13-01, 01:36 PM
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lost fall when i went fishing one of my steeringcables broke my question is can i use the plasticcoated laundry line,which i have kicking around the shed.i have a 50hp mercury outboard.just trying to save some money.
 
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Old 03-13-01, 03:53 PM
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Use regular boat steering cable, or you'll be sorry.
(False economy).
 
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Old 03-13-01, 08:33 PM
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You might try the home member stores or hardware
for plastic coated steel line. It dosent have to be stainless and you can save a buck.
scott
OLD GUY is right though.. be careful where you get thrifty.
 
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Old 03-14-01, 11:58 AM
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thanks guys will take your advice,may as well pay full price and play it save.
 
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