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What Size Bolts To Mount Your Outboard Motor? A Step-By-Step Guide

So, you got yourself a spanking new outboard motor! Congratulations! Now how do you mount the thing on your boat? More importantly, what size bolts do you need to mount your outboard motor? Installing your outboard – and especially doing it right the first time – is essential. Getting the right size, length, and type …

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Can You Run An Outboard Motor Without A Thermostat?

If you own an outboard, chances are that your goal as a boater is to get back in the water as soon as possible. To even be asking this question probably means that you’re having trouble with your outboard’s thermostat. Or maybe you’ve been given advice by a fellow enthusiast that running your engine without …

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Will an Outboard Motor Run Without a Battery?

You just bought a brand new outboard motor. Perhaps you’re hoping to save a little money by not using a battery with it. Or, perhaps your battery failed and you’re wondering if it’s okay to run the outboard without a battery. Will the motor even run? Will attempting to run it without a battery cause …

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How Good Are Nissan Outboard Motors?

Nissan outboard motors were discontinued in 2014. A lot has happened since then. Still, they seem to be pretty popular even today. So you’re probably wondering: “How good are Nissan outboard motors these days?” Don’t despair! Even if it’s been several years, this article was written specifically to give you an accurate idea of where …

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Why Does My Outboard Motor Trim Up on Its Own?

So you’re out on the water, enjoying a day of boating, when your outboard motor randomly decides to trim up on its own. Or, even more creepy, you may be at home, not even touching your boat, when the motor trims up. What causes this unusual self-trimming? Keep reading to find out more. Why Does …

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How to Dispose Of Marine Batteries?

International conservation efforts have attempted to spread the word on how dangerous incorrectly-disposed batteries can be. After many years, they have found success. These days, it is common knowledge that batteries are dangerous– corrosive acid, deadly lead, mind-altering lithium; it’s difficult to find a substance used for batteries that isn’t harmful. Unfortunately, while we all …

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Outdoor Master Whale Review: Rechargeable SUP Air Pump

Outdoor Master’s Whale SUP air pump is a small, portable pump that can be used for everything from SUPs to inflatable boats to air mattresses.  The pump can be set to automatically fill your inflatable to the desired PSI and will turn off when it reaches that level of inflation. It is simple to use …

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