US Boatworks Blog

The inventor of the outboard motor

The CBS Sunday Morning show with Charles Osgood ran a short history on the invention of the outboard motor.  Watch the story here: Be sure to watch to the end.   The CBS studio has a beautiful new Evinrude E-TEC motor on display.  You can customize the color panel on this E-TEC to match your…

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2015 MERCURY MOTORS IN STOCK

2015 MERCURY OUTBOARDS ARE HERE! The new 2015 Mercury Outboards are expected to fly off the shelves this spring.  Customers who visit our showroom are pleasantly surprised at our pricing.  Our motors are prices often times below that of the bigger chain stores PLUS we offer knowledge that is unsurpassed.   Once you visit US Boatworks…

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Best of Kansas City Boat Repair Award

ANNOUNCEMENT:         The staff at US Boatworks are proud recipients of a recent “Best of Kansas City Award 2014” for the boat repair category.  Our dedicated and caring employees receive all the credit for this award.  Their hard work to repair each boat with integrity and quality is recognized by our customers….

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Winter Hours 2014

Beginning November 1, our Winter Season hours are effective.  Starting this Saturday, US Boatworks is closed on Saturdays through February.  This brings a nice, much needed break for our employees.  Its a time for us rejuvenate over the winter and prepare for boating season 2015 in just a few short months. If you haven’t winterized…

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Forest Green takes 1st place in Bass Tournament

Congratulations to Forest Green for placing 1st in the Table Rock Lake Buddy Bass Tournament this weekend.  US Boatworks is proud to sponsor Forest each year. Way to go!

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Boat Parts Shipping Sale

We had a great summer at US Boatworks and we hope you did too.  It’s been another record year here so to pay it forward we are extending our shipping sale. Our summer shipping sale usually ends August 30th but now has been extended through the Labor Day weekend. Shop now and save 50% on…

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Tips for Replacing your Outboard Lower Unit

Replacing a Lower Unit for an Outboard Motor The main part of the lower unit of an outboard motor is really nothing more than the gear case. The gear case is also known as the “business end” of the lower unit. When most boaters talk about changing the lower unit they are talking about disconnecting…

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Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday America! This July 4th thousands of families will flock to the lake to get their boat out on the water. Often times many hours of preparation have gone into preparing for a trip to the lake. Such chores include tuning up the boat and even making boat repairs as necessary. I have posted…

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Our Most Popular Seller – The Evinrude Gear Case

Our #1 Seller – The Evinrude Lower Unit Evinrude Lower Units are a big seller at US Boatworks where we specialize in gearcase rebuilding. Let’s take a look at why we are a leader in the the lower unit remanufacturing arena. US Boatoworks has been in the replacement drive business for 30 years and we…

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US Boatworks Motor in use by KC Fire Department

KCTV aired a story yesterday about the KC  Fire Department performing rescues on the Missouri River.  The fire department was practicing water rescue techniques while the river is turbulent thus making rescues more challenging.  US Boatworks is proud to be the Kansas City Boat Repair company behind the outboard motor shown in this story.  We…

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