Biminis, Boat Covers & Rocket Launchers Boat Hut offers a number of Bimini, T-Tops, Boat Covers and Rocket launchers. All that is necessary to determine which size top to order is choosing the length, height and width that best accommodates your boat and your requirements Using a tape measure, decide which length top covers the portion of the boat you want covered, i.e. 1650mm or 2400mm. The pivotal mounting point will be approximately at the centre point of the top of each side of the boat. The deck mounts included with the top are designed to mount on a relatively flat horizontal surface. Side mounts are supplied with this product. After determining where the pivotal mount location will be on each side of the boat, measure the distance between these mounting points to determine the width of top you need. While standing inside the boat, measure from the pivotal mounting point straight up to determine desired height. Once you have all the measurements, simply go to the sizing chart on this box and select the one you need. All of the instructions are supplied in the box.
Blue Sea Systems Blue Sea Systems was founded in 1992 based on a commitment to create innovative, high quality electrical products to improve the safety, simplicity, and reliability of boating. Since that time the range of product has expanded to over 1,000 items and distributed to customers in over 50 countries including Marine, Industrial, RV, and Specialty Vehicle markets. Products include battery chargers, battery switches, automatic charging relays, fuse blocks, busbars, meters, and both standard and custom power distribution panels. The company is committed to offering quality products that are engineered for the harsh marine environment, built to last, with a guarantee of satisfaction and industry leading technical support. Battery Management Circuit Protection & Switches Connectors & Insulators Custom Panels Meters Power Conversion & Connection Power Distribution bluesea.com We have access to the Blue Sea range and will progressively the range on to the Boat Hut website. Please use the above link to access the Blue Sea website and below link to access the 2020 Product Catalogue. Our pricing is very competitive. Please feel free to email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 07 30393100 to confirm product pricing and information.
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Our highly experienced team of designers, engineers, toolmakers and quality assurance experts continue to add and improve new innovative products year on year. Thanks to more than 40 years’ experience designing, tooling and manufacturing complex injection molded engineering plastics, we have developed a great range of sophisticated products to meet the safety demands of the modern boating industry. TruDesign aim to deliver quality products consistently and quickly, and are supported by our global distribution network. We offer exceptional technical support through modern communications systems – this approach to problem solving means TruDesign are quickly able to offer helpful advice and solutions for our growing customer base. We thank our customers for their continued support and feedback and we look forward to providing future innovative…
We carry the leading brands of control cable – Seastar, Vetus, Ultraflex and Multiflex.
What to consider when selecting cables SeaStar Solutions® makes engine control cables for a wide variety of applications. They recommend their use with SeaStar Solutions® controls as well as in engine manufacturers’ control systems.
Standard cables are suitable for most applications with short, simple cable routings. Mid-range cables are recommended for somewhat longer cable routings and heavier use than their standard counterparts. For difficult cable routings or
anywhere uncompromising performance is needed, use Premium (XTREME™) control cables.
OEM Replacement Type
These throttle/shift control cables are direct replacements for applications using engine makers’ controls with proprietary cable interfaces, such as: Evinrude®, Johnson®, Mariner®, MerCruiser®, Mercury®, Force® and some Volvo® engines. Most other engine makers use universal type cables (10-32 UNF threaded ends) and connection kits.
Universal 3300/33C Series
Universal 30/33 series throttle/shift control cables are direct replacements for many boats using aftermarket controls or the following engine makers controls: Yamaha®, Honda®, Suzuki®, Tohatsu®, Volvo®, BMW®, Chrysler® and others. These are offered in five versions: one standard, two midrange and two premium (XTREME™). Universal 4300 Series Heavy duty universal type control cables are available in mid-range and XTREME™ versions only.
How to Measure Control Cable Length
For initial installations, measure the distances A and B along an unobstructed path to the throttle and/or gear connection. Add A and B together then round up to the next cable length. That is the recommended length. Cable bends for most cables should not be less than 150mm radius. Cable bends using Premium Cables can be as low as 100mm radius but it
should be noted that tight radii increase friction. Care should be taken to avoid unnecessary cable bends because each bend adds to a cable’s friction and lost motion.
For outboard applications it is necessary to add an additional 600mm loop at the front of the engine to allow unrestricted steering movement.
For replacement cable installations simply remove the cable from the boat and measure the cable as indicated to the right.
How to Choose the Right 3300/33C Series Cable
SeaStar Solutions® offers five models of universal 3300 series type cables, each suited to certain operating conditions and installation parameters. Below are key variables that affect how cables perform:
Backlash: the lost motion between the amount of movement put
in (input end of the cable) and the amount of movement which
occurs at the output end of the cable. Some motion is generally
lost in ‘take up’ between the inner wire (core) of the cable and the
outer casing (conduit). Backlash manifests itself as free play
(slop) felt at the control handle.
Efficiency: the percentage of input force that is transmitted
through the cable as output force. For example, if a 10-pound
force was exerted on the cable at its input end and resulted in
the cable exerting an 8-pound output force, the cable would be
Breakaway: the ‘feel’ of the cable when put into motion; the
breakaway threshold is the force that must be applied to the
cables input end before something happens at the output end.
An example of excessive breakaway; a control that would have to
be moved to half-throttle before the engine responded.
Cable Routing: the shorter and straighter the cable routing, the
better the cable will perform. With increased length and bends,
cable efficiency is reduced, while breakaway and backlash rise.
Environment: generally, the more rugged the cable construction,
the longer the cable will last. In harsh environments such as
heavy salt and U.V. exposure, control cables with thicker conduits
and stainless steel fittings will generally outlast those with thinner
conduits and brass or steel fittings.Cable design, manufacturing tolerances, length and installation
care are additional factors to consider.
33 Series Backlash Break Long/Complex Harsh Cable Type Away/Efficiency Routings Environment
CC230 Good Good Good Good
CC330 Better Better Better Superior
CC332 Better Better Better Superior
CCX633/632 Superior Superior Superior Superior
For new installation measure A + B distance from the control along an unobstructed cable routing to clutch and / or throttle connection.
Round this dimension off to the next whole foot: you will have your cable length.
We recommend that the cable bends have a minimum radius of about 8” (200 mm).
For outboard engine installations, it is necessary to add three feet to the obtained length, in order to allow the engine movement.
To determine the needed length of the REPLACEMENT CABLE, measure it from tip to tip.
When ordering, specify the cable length in feet, rounding the dimension off to the next whole value.
SELECTION OF ENGINE CONTROL CABLES
ULTRAFLEX ENGINE CONTROL CABLES
Mercury® Scatole Gen. II™
C36 – MACH36
Mariner® oltre 50 hp (37kW)
C5 – MACH5
Mariner® fino a 50 hp (37kW)
C2 – C8 – MACHZero
Johnson® – Evinrude® – BRP®
after 1979 C14-MACH14
C40 – C41
Mercruiser® Scatole Gen. II™
C36 – MACH36
C5 – MACH5
OMC® – BRP®
after 1979 C14-MACH14
C2 – C8
MACHZero – C22
C2 – C8 MACHZero – C22
A + B + 3´ (90 cm) = L
A + B = L
C2 Stroke: 87 mm (3.4”) For use with inboard, sterndrive and outboard engines with appropriate accessories. C8 Stroke: 87 mm (3.4”) For use with inboard, sterndrive and outboard engines, with appropriate accessories. C14 Stroke: 75 mm (3”) For BRP® – Evinrude® (OMC®) engines manufactured from 1979 to date. C36 Stroke: 87 mm (3.4”) For Mercury® and Mercruiser® engines and Mercury® Generation II™ series controls. C5 Stroke: 95 mm (3.75”) For Mercury® and Mercruiser® engines. C16 Stroke: 80 mm (3.1”). For Mariner® engines up to 40 hp. C22 Stroke: 80 mm (3.1”) Stainless steel clamp fittings. Recommended for heavy duty applications. B14 Stroke: 70 mm (2.8”) Designed for throttle, fuel shut-off and other applications. Supplied with L13 and L14 clamp and shim.