Trim Tabs

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Tuggle
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Trim Tabs

Postby Tuggle » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:29 am

Not wanting to be left out with everything else that has failed my trim tabs have now fallen in line, starboard to be exact. The fact there original to the boat makes me want to gut out everything, except the tabs themselves and replace with new. The pump runs but seems to drag and I'm sure the actuators are about shot too. Would you go back with Bennett's or convert over to something else? Run Lenco's on my fishing boat but have replace several actuators over the years.
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Re: Trim Tabs

Postby Busia » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:56 am

Very happy with the Bennett tabs and the company. I replaced the switches and the solenoids on mine.
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Re: Trim Tabs

Postby jralbert » Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:24 pm

had good results dealing with Bennett yrs ago. Call their tech support
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Re: Trim Tabs

Postby Fastjeff » Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:47 am

Agreed. Darn nice people to deal with.

I've stripped two of those Lenco electric actuators on my other boat and am not a fan of them.

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