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Selecting & Installing m-y wedge Transom Saver Outboard Motor Supports

Posted by PartsVu on Aug 24, 2016 11:18:30 AM

SELECTING & INSTALLING M-Y WEDGE TRANSOM SAVER OUTBOARD MOTOR SUPPORTS

M-Y Wedge motor supports are simple, yet incredibly clever devices designed to eliminate “trailer shock.” Ultimately, the M-Y Wedge provides safe highway transport of outboard powered boats by preventing the outboard from returning to its vertical alignment which strains the trim and tilt system, stresses the boat’s transom and can cause tremendous engine damage if contact is made with the road surface.

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Topics: General Boat Maintenance & Cleaning, Trailering Your Boat

The Best Products for Buffing, Polishing, and Waxing Your Boat

Posted by PartsVu on Jul 21, 2016 11:13:53 AM

Best Products for Buffing, Polishing and Waxing Your Boat

Often unfortunately overlooked by inexperienced boat owners, performing routine fiberglass hull maintenance is a necessity to keep your vessel in excellent condition. Regularly cleaning and protecting your boat’s exterior will keep your investment looking newer longer. If you’re not sure of the best ways to go about doing this kind of maintenance, this blog will provide helpful recommendations on the most effective products to use.

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Topics: General Boat Maintenance & Cleaning, Marine Products Buying Guides

The Best Products For Cleaning & Protecting Boat Surfaces

Posted by PartsVu on Jul 11, 2016 9:13:37 PM

Cleaning and protecting your boat’s various surfaces on scheduled intervals is necessary to extend the life of your fun on the water. It also keeps your boat’s appearance in mint condition every time you take it out for a spin. Who doesn’t want to look good boating? If you’re new to working on your boat or need a quick brush up, keep reading. We’re going to share the best, most effective products for cleaning and protecting boat surfaces in marine environments.

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Topics: General Boat Maintenance & Cleaning, Marine Products Buying Guides

The Top 9 Tools For Easy & Effective Boat Cleaning

Posted by PartsVu on Jul 11, 2016 9:08:12 PM

The Top 9 Tools For Easy & Effective Boat Cleaning

Cleaning your boat on regular intervals is necessary to extend its life and protect it. Frequent cleaning also keeps your boat’s appearance in mint condition every time you take it out for a spin. Who doesn’t want to look good boating? In this article we’ll share the best, most effective tools to make cleaning your boat easier.  

Why is it necessary to make cleaning your boat a priority? Buildup of salt and dirt interferes with metal’s ability to resist corrosion. Gelcoat and vinyl are porous surfaces, meaning they have the ability to absorb water and grime from their surroundings, becoming chalky and prone to mold and mildew. And lastly, salt residue can damage paint over time. Keep reading to learn how to avoid each of these headaches.

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Topics: General Boat Maintenance & Cleaning, Marine Products Buying Guides