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What’s the Best Way to Winterize My Boat’s Gas Tank?

With winter storage season comes the frequently-asked question, "What's the best way to winterize my gasoline tanks?" Our best answer comes from an understanding that there are three basic threats to your gasoline fuel system during long-term storage:   1) "Bad Gas." When left sitting still, gasoline can begin to "go bad" in a matter of months.... Continue reading
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Got Leaks?

Tracking down an exterior fresh water leak aboard a boat might be the most frustrating service issue a boater can face.  That nagging drip whenever the rain blows hard onto the forward port quarter ... or the puddle on the galley counter that's there every time you leave the boat... Continue reading
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Got Salt? Here’s a Tip …

  If your boat's heads flush with salt water, the plumbing can (and will) accumulate salt deposits in the discharge channels and hoses. These deposits will cause your head to get harder to flush over time.  Salty scale on the valves might also allow waste water to leak back into... Continue reading