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PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:12 pm 
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Does anyone know when rudder foot controls were first included/installed on the Greenland?


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:23 pm 
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I know that my 2002 GII was using the "T" bar foot control, using the same fittings that I think are also used for fitting a sail. Aluminum fittings behind the front seat, affixed to that frame, at the top and bottom. I never used it. I don't think it was worth the trouble of fitting and the extra weight. They might have started using off the shelf foot pedals at some later date. I can see where you could use off the shelf pedals and rig up a mechanism to keep the pedals centered. I'm not sure if they ever changed the GII rudder system.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:57 pm 
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Thanks for your response, I am currently considering a Greenland Ii without a rudder and was wondering if it was worth the efffort/trouble-years ago I had a super w/a tiller and rarely used it then


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:00 pm 
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I typically paddle mine solo, from the rear seat. I also follow weather religiously, if its so windy that I really think about a rudder, I probably shouldn't be out there in the first place. If if doesn't come with a rudder, you could likely make one pretty easy if you decide you want one.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:52 pm 
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We have a 1996 Greenland II Expedition and it came with a rudder.


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