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BigGuy

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Have anyone seen this?
« on: July 28, 2009, 07:39:13 PM »
I have only seen one other boat with this type of steering/jetavator setup.  Is this combo steering/jetavator cable any good, or should i look at going with the normal three cable setup?
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Re: Have anyone seen this?
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2009, 07:44:51 PM »
 Never heard of are seen a three cable setup? somebody school me on this GT where you at,you should only have two one for steering and one for diverter,wheres the third one go?   

BigGuy

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Re: Have anyone seen this?
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2009, 07:46:02 PM »
I said three as for one for the steering, one for the diverter and one for the fwd/reverse.  sorry for the confusion
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Re: Have anyone seen this?
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2009, 09:10:40 PM »
What you have there is a Berk JC with a Jetavator.  A Place Diverter is a cleaner/easier piece of equipment.
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« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2009, 09:22:45 PM »
Good call Crew ! The Jet O Vator , is a decent piece when all there and working right , I like to compare it (the JetO vator) to a Place diverter with the annalogy of a Muzzle loader to and AR 15 The both shoot just one is a smidge more modern and efficiant  Tom
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Re: Have anyone seen this?
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2009, 09:27:30 PM »
Good call Crew ! The Jet O Vator , is a decent piece when all there and working right , I like to compare it (the JetO vator) to a Place diverter with the annalogy of a Muzzle loader to and AR 15 The both shoot just one is a smidge more modern and efficiant  Tom

Wow!!! Lol, That analogy's gotta make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside......................

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Re: Have anyone seen this?
« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2009, 09:29:37 PM »
Tom,

What is a used Jet O Vator for a JC worth if complete?

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Re: Have anyone seen this?
« Reply #7 on: July 28, 2009, 09:47:08 PM »
i was wanting to know about the combo cable setup.  should i stay with the combo or go with individual cables to control the jetavator and steering? 
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Re: Have anyone seen this?
« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2009, 11:28:41 PM »
Tom,

What is a used Jet O Vator for a JC worth if complete?



We see them go for "bank" $400 ish on CL and Ebay , do the next guy a "solid" thought give him ALL the pieces (odds and ends) that make it work anything missing will be a nightmare as most everything is obsolete !

ig Guy sorry for the thread "departure"  ;)
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« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2009, 07:00:19 AM »
jet
its cool its still good info so i dont have to look all over the site for jetavator stuff.  lol
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Re: Have anyone seen this?
« Reply #10 on: July 30, 2009, 08:55:50 PM »
i was wanting to know about the combo cable setup.  should i stay with the combo or go with individual cables to control the jetavator and steering? 

If I'm reading right ? the Jet o Vater uses a standard steering cable and the shifter cable parralels it and "hitches" a hookup right at the inner steer tube area at the left upper corner of the transom adaptor It is in reality two seperate cables A standar steer cable and a 43 series cable for the shifter Tom
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Re: Have anyone seen this?
« Reply #11 on: July 30, 2009, 09:05:05 PM »
Not the best angle, but here is mine

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Re: Have anyone seen this?
« Reply #12 on: July 31, 2009, 09:17:11 AM »
Chaz, that is what mine looks like, do you like that setup?  I really havent seen too many like this so i didnt know how reliable or easy it is to maintain.  Thanks guys for all the input.
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Re: Have anyone seen this?
« Reply #13 on: August 02, 2009, 06:08:46 AM »
I've got a complete Jet-O-Vator that I took off my JC pump, if anyone is interested.  Cables, and manual control.
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Re: Have anyone seen this?
« Reply #14 on: August 30, 2009, 04:05:39 PM »
I am looking to switch to a place divertor actually.  It is OK, does not make a rooster tail, but it will keep the bow down.  Maintainance  has consisted of replacing the nylon o rings.
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Re: Have anyone seen this?
« Reply #15 on: August 30, 2009, 04:33:01 PM »
thanks for the reply chaz, i think i need to replace my orings on mine as well.  who has a good price on new rings?  Thanks guys for all your help.
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« Reply #16 on: August 30, 2009, 10:25:00 PM »
Call Tom at JBP in his new mobile office..........................

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