US Boatworks Blog

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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Chris Craft on Pawn Stars

My 12 year old son loves to watch Pawn Stars. Today an older episode aired about a old Chris Craft boat they purchased without really inspecting the boat properly. Take a look to see how it turned out for them: http://video.tvguide.com/Pawn+Stars/Sink+or+Sell/17688728/tvo-299236-season-1-episode-3 Watching pieces of that show reminded me about doing your due diligence before you…

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US Boatworks Closed Saturday & Memorial Day

Memorial Day 2014 Schedule US Boatworks is closed Saturday 5/24 & Monday 5/26 for the Memorial Day weekend.  We will re-open on Tuesday 5/27 at 9 am and will be geared up to help you with your boating needs. You may reach us 24/7 by email at sales@boatengine.com. Have a safe and fun start to…

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The Official Start to Summer

Boat Repair Solutions   The Memorial Day holiday signals the beginning of summer fun.  School is out in our area and the kids are anxious to get boating.  Are you ready?  A couple of weeks ago we posted a checklist of how to get your boat ready for the summer.  You can check that article out…

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Trust your Boat Motor Repair to US Boatworks

Choosing a repair shop for your boat motor is a big decision.  Of course you want quality boat repair performed by certified mechanics, but which shop can you trust? History and reputation are both good deciding factors when choosing who to trust with your boat motor. History: US Boatworks has been in the marine service…

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Marine Lower Units In Stock

US Boatworks stocks over 2 million boat parts which makes for quick same day shipping when you place your parts order.  Lower Units are our speciality so I thought we could take a look at the gear cases and lower unit parts in our parts room.  The parts reviewed below are the components that go…

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