As in most other endeavors, becoming a full-fledged boatman entails preparations and learning. Before getting all the needed vehicle and equipment, it would wise to start with the basics, such as familiarizing yourself with nautical terms. Boating jargon might be a bit confusing for a newbie because the amount of technical terms and boat parts you need to know is almost as vast as the ocean.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Boat trailers and their moving parts are as subject to rusting as the boat itself, especially if the trailer is made of steel and not of rust-proof aluminum. Fortunately, there are a lot of ways to prevent rusting on a boat trailer and keep it spic and span.
Fish oil– Adding a coating of fish oil is what one could consider the “Old Reliable” method. Fish oil is one of the cheapest rust-preventing solutions available, and is renowned for its ability to prevent rusting even if the steel is fully submerged in water.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Trailer wheel hubs are what connect your trailer wheels to your trailer axle, and also makes sure both components spin smoothly, so it’s important that the wheels hubs are in great shape. It can sound intimidating to pull apart your wheel hub and poke around, but it’s actually pretty easy to do. Here are a few pointers to ensure that you’re maintaining your wheel hub properly: