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Autopilot question


greenfish

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1988 240 thompson  mercruiser 5.0lx main engine ,and mercury 9.9 kicker motor, my question is; do they make an autopilot that controls both main motor and trolling motor ,instead of 1 autopilot for main motor and second one for kicker motor when trolling, that i could use autopilot to get to fishing spot and switch to my kicker for trolling thank you

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The EZ Steer option is probably the easiest way to go. I have the older Raymarine SPX-5 autopilot with the helm drive to control the main motor, and the EZ steer to connect the kicker. I like the EZ Steer, sometimes I have to adjust the rod to make sure that when the main motor is straight the kicker is also steering straight. Other than that have not had too many issues. 

 

The Raymarine on the other hand.... I am not a big fan of that unfortunately.

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