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McGard Other Marine and Boat Propeller Locks

McGard Other Marine and Boat Propeller Locks

Posted by on Feb 10, 2018 in Boat Accessories, Boating | 0 comments

Last week we posted a blog about McGard boat propeller locks that told you what a great way to protect your boat propellers from being stolen McGard locks are. This week we will feature their other marine locks offered by them. They have sterndrive locks, outboard motor locks and also boat trailer wheel locks. McGard uses the same type of lock design for...

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The Boat Shows are Coming

The Boat Shows are Coming

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Boat Accessories, Boating | 0 comments

The winter time boat shows are the best way to see all the boat brands and all their different models along with lots of boating equipment like boat propellers and other boating merchandise on display for sale at great show prices also.They have special boat show prices that are lower than if you walk into a dealer in the middle of summer looking to buy a...

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Depth Finder helps avoid Propeller Damage

Depth Finder helps avoid Propeller Damage

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in Boat Accessories, Boating | 0 comments

You are out enjoying the day on the lake in your boat with your family or friends just putting along near shore when all of a sudden it feels like your boat hit a pothole and your engine and or lower unit has vibration problems. What happened? Your drive systems lower unit and propeller ran aground and your boat prop blades are now damaged and...

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The History of Outboard Motors – Part Eight

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Boat Accessories, Boat Propellers, Boating | 0 comments

The 1940 Mercury outboard boat motor was a very good looking streamlined motor compared to other brands at the time. The drive shaft was put inside a casing that also served to cover the water pickup line and a leak proof under water exhaust system. The water pump was also a huge leap forward in design using a Rotex rubber pump that did not need any...

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The History of Outboard Motors – Part Seven

Posted by on Oct 5, 2014 in Boat Accessories, Boating | 0 comments

Mercury Outboard Motors was founded in 1939 by Carl Kiekhaefer who at the time was a chief engineer working at a successful company not related to boating. Wanting to own his own business he bought a failed outboard motor company in his hometown of Cedarburg Wisconsin that produced Thor brand outboard motors, with the plan to produce magnetic separators for...

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How to get your Boat to Plane Off Quicker

Posted by on Dec 31, 2012 in Boat Accessories, Boating | 2 comments

Even thou we sell mainly boat propellers, we are avid boaters as well and here is some advice we picked up: If you want your boat to get up and plane off quicker because it is too slow to do that or you want quicker starts to pull water skiers and or tubes & towables, you can do three things to accomplish that without having to re-power your boat or buy...

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