Keyless Start

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Keyless Start

Postby speedracer » Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:43 pm

Has anyone ever installed a keyless, push button start in their boat? I thought it would be a cool, custom touch for my Monica. I cannot find any specific to boats but there are several manufacturers for cars.
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Re: Keyless Start

Postby Bill Edmundson » Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:49 pm

Speed

You could put a button for an air-horn on the dash and a hidden key switch. Then have the best of both. Well you still have to stop it with the key or a kill switch.

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Re: Keyless Start

Postby sproggy » Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:33 am

I would consider motorcycle keyless systems - they are more likely to withstand wet environments than systems intended for cars. I don't know how easy they are to get hold of in the US but in Europe Motogadget are market leaders. See https://motogadget.com/shop/en/m-lock-r ... hloss.html.

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Re: Keyless Start

Postby Brad Tucker » Wed Feb 15, 2017 4:01 pm

I did. I used a pushbutton switch in the start circuit, and a switch in my rocker switch panel for ignition.


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