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Hello folks,
Outside of making long trips, what methods of stabilizing the tiller do you use to not let it flop left and right when going down the road to your local ramp? I’ve been using a bungee cord for the past few years but I’d like to see what you guys have come up with? Pics?
 

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I don't have pics. but.....

I screwed an eyelet into each guide-ons/uprights and used a single piece of 1/8" w/ an s-hook tied to each end.

Put a loop in the middle where the tiller will go.....keeps it centered and as high as needs to be

Shorten the line a little ...so u have to pull in on the upright...hook it up and release...automatic tension
 

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I have a homemade PVC transom saver that keeps the motor from moving. I strap the handle up to the platform by snaking a rafting strap between the platform and the steel frame
 

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Thank you for all your replies. I will invest in a transom saver in the near future because I want to do a bit of traveling up and down the Gulf coast.
 

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Yup. Transom Saver...
 

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Yep, I used a transom saver on the BT tiller I had. Every once in while, the outboard would get off kilter and I would make a sudden, violent move with the truck steering wheel in the appropriate direction and the outboard would re-center itself. Closed course, professional driver. Your results could vary.
 
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I just put a transom saver on the HB mostly to keep the skeg from dragging on the ground.

On the gheenoe I just used a cord to strap the tiller handle to the poling platform.
 
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