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Owning a boat is a huge investment of both time and money, so we are gathering tips on boat maintenance and cleaning that will make your investments dependable and long-lasting.

Outboard Maintenance – Lower Unit Service

Outboard Maintenance Lower Unit Service This is the second article in a series on servicing your outboard motor at home. If you missed the first...

Outboard Maintenance – 100 Hour Service On 4-Stroke

If you fish a lot, following your outboard motor's manufacturer guidelines for scheduled outboard maintenance can get expensive. I find it funny that most...
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BoatUS Spring Commissioning Checklist For Boats

With boatyards, backyards, marinas, and clubs now coming to life, spring commissioning time has arrived. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has...
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Isolating Your House Battery to Protect Electronics

Big voltage drops aren't good for marine electronics and manufacturers protect their product by installing an automatic shut off once the voltage going to...
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How To Clean Boats With A Clay Block

Clean Boats With A Clay Block We enter the Fly Zone to learn how to clean over spray or other residues off your boat's finish. ...
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Build A Better Boat Hose

It's happened to all of us... You finish drying off your boat after giving her a complete wash down from bow to stern when...
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Boat Repair – Filling Holes

Filling holes in your boat left after removing bolts or screws can be hard to do with epoxy without the epoxy bubbling up or...

Boat Tower & Top Inspection Tips

Fly Navarro is back with Tim Bausch from Bausch/American Towers to get a first hand how to demonstration on how to regularly inspect your boat's tower (fishing...
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Boat Electrical Connections Cleaning Tip

Quite often a boat, especially around salty environments, develops quirks and things begin to work intermittently or stop all together.  First I check fuses...

Why Zincs Are So Important On Boats

Fly Navarro joins Capt. Terry behind the Patriot to discuss the importance of maintaining the proper amount of zincs on one's boat to cancel...

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