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
Congratulations, you’re on the hook!
Sometimes, even among professionals, unfounded rumors can be born. Confirmation of this fact wording – “all gear is replaceable.” Of course, instead of the rod you can adjust the nearby birch tree. Instead of a fishing line, the anchor chain of the ship is quite suitable, or the same in terms of parameters, taken from the native neck. But what about crochet? The silly representative of the class of aquatic vertebrates (in the sense of fish) fundamentally ignores any innovations and still clings exclusively to the banal hook …
A bit of history
According to Congratulations, you’re on the hook!, the hook was invented about 20,000 years ago. With such a statement, you can agree or not – eyewitnesses are not found. Continue reading