E32-3 Wheel Brake Maintenance: The Devil and the Delrin

The spoiler/takeaway/TLDR is that if the wheel brake or engine controls in an Edson pedestal are difficult to operate, consider the condition of the plastic Delrin bushings as a likely source of 'stickiness.'

When I write my great Florida-noir novel in the spirit of Elmore Leonard, the flawed anti-hero will be named Delrin Bushing. "Ehrrbody knew Delrin, he jus' stopped actin' right once he got older..." But more on that later.

My boat came equipped with an Edson pedestal with a wheel...
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