Tohatsu remote control unit is robust. It includes electrically-controlled choke, key starting, neutral engine warm up throttle and forward and reverse with progressive throttle. Teleflex tachometer with hourmeter is mounted on stainless steel plate, which replaced old Albin engine panel.
I own "Narrow Escape", berthed in the Alamitos Bay Marina, Long Beach, CA.
I'm retired after a 40-year career as a journalist, the last 30 years at the Los Angeles Times. I now work intermittently as a disaster public information specialist for FEMA.