Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
  • RECEIVE THE GIFTS MEMBERS SHARE WITH YOU HERE...THEN...CREATE SOMETHING TO ENCHANT OTHERS THAT YOU WANT TO SHARE

    You know what we all love...

    When you enchant people, you fill them with delight and yourself in return. Have Fun!!!

Sign in to follow this  
limited out

tiller motor pull

Recommended Posts

Like someone mentioned in an earlier thread, I also have a hard pull to the right once I have my motor past half open. I have an older 75 Merc tiller motor. It pulls so hard you almost need two hands on the tiller control. Is it as easy as adjusting the screw above the prop and adjusting the fin below like someone recommended I try? Any advice would be great!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yes try and adjust that tab above the prop. Also make sure it is very tight. I had one loosen one time and lost it when driving WOT.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've got the same problem with a 2004 Mercury 25hp tiller. I have adjusted the skeg some; does a guy do a big adjustment or should a little do it? I have increased the steering friction which helped some.

Thanks.

DD

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Well, mine did pull right, but I bounced it off a few rocks, a tree, and a concrete slab in the river, and now it tracks so straight I can let go while driving WOT and it keeps right on going. Just lucky I guess.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

does a guy do a big adjustment or should a little do it?

I'd go for a bigger adjustment to see if that helps... otherwise you'll end up monkeying with it for a while to find that it's something else.

marine_man

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The other simple thing is making sure, after your hole shot, to trim your motor up to the point where there is no resistance. My 75hp tiller will pull when all the way down but when I trim it up I can get it to a point with absolutely no pull whatsoever (I could let go of the handle if I wanted to). I thought I would mention this as a friend who always had a counsol boat did not know this when he drove my tiller.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

A big adjustment would be a 1/8" to 1/4" of rotation. It doesn't take much to make it run straight. Take a Sharpie and make a mark where your starting point is and then make a mark at the new position. That way you'll have an idea how much you've adjusted it if it needs some tweaking the next time out.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

BTW, you'll want to turn the trim tab in the clockwise direction (when looking up at it) to eliminate the pull to the right.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • Sat on a different property yesterday morning. With the recent snow melt I can finally drive close to it. I sat until 11:00. Had gobbling near me most of the morning. Finally about 9:00  4 jakes and a hen came out to the field followed by 2 large Toms and another hen. The jakes came cruising in to me dekes. Got as close as 7 yards but the big Toms kept there distance. I don't think they liked my strutter decoy. It is one that spins and the tail raises/lowers. Might be a bit to aggressive for this early season. They eventually walked off with the hen following them., never getting closer then 75 yards. Depending on this rain I might get out this evening/otherwise will have to wait until Friday/Saturday morning with my son...
    • I hear you! Tough luck!
    • Well the big tom slipped away from me Man He was big be was coming i ti my decoys but the hens went the otherway and he turned and followed  i drew back and almost gave it a shot but it was a wierd angle on one knee and i decided to not    i will get him friday when i go out next
    • The strange part is the better teams/points we had in the standings the worse we looked in the playoffs. It is probably a good thing to get some new eyes on the team and see what happens. I think someone else will scoop up Fletcher fairly soon, like players and coaches sometimes a change of scenery is in order. 
    • red polls and purple finches here daily for a while now. not many house finches.  brown headed cowbirds are here. flickers. Saw a vireo yesturday. 
    • Here are some pictures from my hunt.
    • I have not seen a redpoll in over a week
    • The finger needed to be pointed in his direction, after a few coaches got it first.  I keep reflecting back on the team of 2002-2003, Marion led the bunch in points but the rest was either rookies,  hand me downs and two goalies that got hot. Throw in guys that weren't afraid with lots of heart and they made it work.. 
    • Same here I set the blind where they like to be. Even if that is in the middle of a 500 acre sod field. 
    • It just gives me more time to pass on the addiction to anyone I can be to come out.