The Truth about Gearcase Replacement

Replacing a damaged gearcase is one of the most common and most expensive repairs boaters can encounter.  It’s a common repair because the lower unit is easily damaged by hitting hidden objects underwater.  Sometimes after hitting an object underwater, the damage may not be totally obvious.  The problem is that a small bend in your…

Score Some Cash -Send Us Your Core

The busy summer season is dwindling down giving us a chance to remind gearcase customers to cash in on the core refund. Customers who purchase a lower unit from US Boatworks are eligible for a refund when you return a good core back to us.  If you are one of those customers, send your core back to…

The Truth About Replacement Gearcases

I want to address a big problem in our industry that no one is telling you about.  The reason for this article is to clear up confusion when it comes to selecting a replacement gearcase.  You see, not all gear cases are made the same and just because the price tag is lower doesn’t necessarily mean…

We are on a Mission!

We are a company on a mission to help boaters select the best replacement gearcase available.  While some boat shops will sell you an unreliable piece of garbage to get your sale, we won’t stand for inferior products.  Our mission is to be sure our buyers are educated about their lower unit choices so they can…

I Damaged My Lower Unit – Now What?

Tips & recommendations for replacing your gearcase lower unit. It happens – just plain bad luck – hitting an underwater tree stump, rock or other invisible debris & your lower unit is shot.  After you get towed safely back to shore and have a chance to regroup, what are your next action steps?  We have…