Tips on choosing a used outboard motor
When buying a device such as a boat motor, do not rush. Especially if this product is used, there is no unambiguous advice when choosing such motors, but there are special moments that you should pay attention to when buying them. There are two types of used motors:
– motors that were not used very often, or simply lay in the warehouse for a long time;
– often motors are used, but sold due to some combination of circumstances: severe damage, the purchase of a new engine, the sale of boats, and others.
Used boat motors should be considered only if the motor was stored in a warehouse or in another heated room. If this room was not heated, it means that every winter this motor froze and thawed several times, and there is a rather big risk that such a device is either in very bad condition or not working at all.
Such faults can be identified by disassembling such an engine (which happens infrequently at the time of purchase), or by ear during start-up. Continue reading
The choice of gear for catching on the current
A special type of fishing on the current requires a special outfit, ranging from a suitable fishing rod, ending with hooks, floats and weights. Yes, and the choice of fishing line is not the last value. Let’s try to figure out what tackles for the tide used by experienced fishermen.
Choosing a fishing rod for the current
A tackle for fishing on a current is first of all a Bologna or a universal fishing pole, which allows fishing both in the far distance in a strong current and in calm water near the coastal line. This is the best option, justifying even the relatively high price of this fishing rod. Successful fishing will be, if properly pick up to her weights and floats. Continue reading
Inflatable boat. Proper storage – the key to good health!
If the inflatable swimming craft is not properly stored, its operational life will be significantly reduced. This is due to the imminent emergence of not only multiple failures in the boat, but also increased wear of the materials from which it was made.
Recommendations for proper storage
At the end of the season, it is necessary to clean the boat of various impurities by rinsing with running water and removing the sand that is present in the gaps between the bottom and sides. Also free the hull of the boat from silt, mud, fuel oil, salt, grass, fuel traces. Wash swimming means need to be inflated. After that, dry the boat, leaning it against the wall and allowing the water to flow down. Continue reading