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SIMRAD TP10 Tiller Pilot

Model # 4535159Mfg # TP10

$439.99

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Product Description

An economical, nonexpandable version of the Tillerpilot 30, below. This high-power, no-nonsense tiller autopilot delivers up to 143 lbs. of thrust, and has a lock-to-lock speed of eight seconds with a 44 lb. load. "Steer-to-compass" mode automatically steers to current heading. "Auto Tack" feature automatically steers your boat through a tack. 4"W x 25316"H x 19"L. Includes mounting hardware, stainless steel tiller pin and brass cup.

Specs

TP10 Tiller Pilot

Application Tiller
Features Drive
Interface None
Type Drive
Warranty 2 Years

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SimradTP10 Tiller Pilot
 
4.3

(based on 3 reviews)

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(2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Reliable

By STRIDER 7.7

from Delta, B.C.

About Me Advanced

Pros

  • Durable
  • Reliable
  • Waterproof

Cons

  • Difficult To Install

Best Uses

  • Small Boats

Comments about TP10 Tiller Pilot:

This TP10 together with headsail furling gear make single handing my 26' sailboat much safer in all conditions. Proof - I've just completed a memorable 23 day CCW circumnavigation of Vancouver Island - often called "The Graveyard of the Pacific". TP10, Four Stoke OB, Furling System, GPS, Accurate Weather Forecasts, all combined to make this a doable, very exciting adventure. Summary - give me a TP10 plus these other "helpers" and I'll gladly single hand sail my little sloop almost anywhere.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great product

By Rob

from Colombia SA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Reviewer

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        Comments about TP10 Tiller Pilot:

        After 2 similar Raymarine products failed shortly after purchase, I bought a Simrad. It does what it says on the label i.e. it always holds the boat (f-27 tri) on a good course and still works after 2 years.

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        3.0

        What, no parts?

        By RS

        from Vancouver Island, BC

        About Me Professional

        Pros

        • Durable

        Cons

        • Difficult To Install

        Best Uses

        • Small Boats

        Comments about TP10 Tiller Pilot:

        After many years sailing with an antique AutoHelm tiller pilot it finally gave up the ghost this spring. Faced with the decision as to whether to replace it with a Raymarine or Simrad I went with the TP10 because of the simplicity of the interface. With my old tiller pilot I would just make incremental adjustments to the course by twisting a big knob one direction or the other a fraction of an inch. I would never take my eyes off the water or trust the "other" pilot under any circumstances as it is a good recipe for disaster in the Pacific NW. Yes, I have a GPS, but I know where I'm going and how to get there; I don't need the auto-tiller to do that for me, thank you.In any case, I haven't used the Simrad yet, but it seems very sturdy and promises to have the simplicity of use that I was seeking. The reason I've down-graded it is that I was very surprised to find that the box it comes in contains practically none of the parts required for a proper installation. There is the socket to mount it on, and the pin to attach it to the tiller - that's it: no electrical connector, no extension brackets, no mounting pedestals. What's worse is that a thorough search of Simrad's web site and the Internet suggests that such parts are not available ANYWHERE in NA.In my case this may not be a significant issue as I have parts from my AutoHelm installation that I can probably re-use. Also, I suspect that the parts Raymarine sells will probably work ok with the Simrad. But is this insane or what? Here's your [$] auto-tiller, good luck finding parts for the installation!

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