First Responders Rely on US Boatworks

First responders understand they must act quickly and be prepared in an emergency.  When it comes to water rescue and patrol, fire and rescue agencies rely on US Boatworks to maintain their engines and keep them in top operating condition. The Kansas City Kansas Fire Department has been coming to US Boatworks for maintenance and…

New Mercury Tiller Handle
Innovative New Tiller for 40-115hp Mercury Outboards

Mercury Marine recently released an innovative 40-115hp boat motor tiller, which enhances the experience of tiller control on boats powered by Mercury 40hp through 115hp four-stroke outboard engines.Boaters are looking for advanced features to personalize tiller control setup to meet their needs. And in response, Mercury developed a more ergonomic, comfortable, responsive and adaptive tiller…

Mercury Winter Savings

    Stack the available Mercury deals to maximize your savings. If you follow our blog you may already know how you can save big this winter on a new Mercury Outboard. If you have missed my recent articles, you are in luck. I am recapping ways to save now. Currently there are four ways…

What is the Warranty on a Mercury Motor?

When deciding which outboard brand to buy, it pays to do your homework. A product backed by a good warranty says volumes about the quality of the motor and the company’s willingness to stand behind it. A great warranty allows for peace of mind knowing that you will be protected in the event of unexpected,…

Wishing You A Joyous Christmas

As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those who have helped to shape our business. It’s been quite a year for us all! We hope that 2019 has been just as memorable for you, your friends and your loved ones. We look forward to helping you…

We honor all who served our country

This Veterans Day, we honor all who have served our country.  Veterans Day is an opportunity to reflect and express our gratitude to all the brave men and women who have proudly served our country throughout the years. Their sacrifices do not go unnoticed. Thank You!  

Labor Day Savings

  In honor of Labor Day, US Boatworks is offering great savings to our hard working customers. Give yourself a break; a price break. Save $10 off your $50 online order this weekend by using coupon code 10SAVE10 at checkout. Offer ends September 3, 2019.

Cash for Cores

We buy Lower Unit Cores The busy summer season will be winding down soon and we begin looking ahead to next year.  As one of the top remanufacturers of lower units in the US, we spend much of the winter months rebuilding gear cases so they are ready to ship out at a moments notice.  In order to…

Why Should I Choose a Remanufactured Gearcase?

This is the final article of my Gearcase Replacement Education Series and I have saved the best for last.  In this article, I will discuss REMANUFACTURED GEARCASES. The in & outs, pros & cons, the good & bad…you get the idea. A rebuilt or remanufactured unit must meet two very important criteria: 1) it must be built by quality…

Non-OEM Gearcases: good, the bad, the ugly

The Non-OEM, Aftermarket Gearcase   There are new, replacement, non-OEM lower units on the market selling for very cheap prices.  Prices so good they are too good to be true! The saying goes – “you get what you pay for” and that just may be the case.  On the plus side, some of these aftermarket…

2020 Mercury Outboards Are Here!

It’s been an exciting day at US Boatworks. We just received 7 new 2020 Mercury Outboard motors, unpacked them, loaded them up on stands and wheeled them out to the showroom floor. Two of our new motors are  9.9 horse power Pro-Kicker models for excellent performance in a little motor. The other 9.9 horse power motors we have in stock offer…

Checklist: Boat Maintenance

Summer is finally here.  The sun is shining and bringing with it warm temperatures.  Clearly you will want to be out enjoying these summer days and what better way to do it than getting out on the water?  Before you take your boat out, it’s a good idea to make sure your sterndrive engine or outboard motor is…

Additional $300 Rebate on this 50 HP Mercury Outboard

Mercury Marine’s Power Up Rebate Event is in full swing!  Now through May 31, 2019 customers purchasing certain new Mercury Outboards from 40-150 HP receive up to $1650 in rebates.  Additional propeller rebates are available as well. This spring rebate event is a rare occurrence for Mercury Marine.  With the slow warm up this year,…

DO THIS BEFORE YOU TAKE YOUR BOAT OUT THIS SEASON

May is here already and the kids will be out of school before we know it.  Memorial Day is around the corner.  Its time to think about getting your boat out of storage and begin your spring boat maintenance.  So, if you find yourself asking, “do I really need to perform boat maintenance?”   or…

Free Stuff

Floating Keychain Giveaway Who doesn’t love free stuff? We certainly do so we are showing our love by giving away free floating keychains.  It’s easy to win a free floating keychain from US Boatworks.  Simply follow this link and let us know why you love US Boatworks. Once you show your love by completing the…

USGS Crew Relies on US Boatworks During Flood Rescue

Flood waters continue to torment the Midwest and rescuers are relying on US Boatworks to fix their boats quick so they can get back to the job of saving lives.  The US Geological Survey crew has been on hand helping with rescue efforts to the North of Kansas City and when their Mercury Outboards started having…

Spring Hours Start March 1

The month of March rolled in like a lion here in the Mid-West so we set our hopes on it going out like a lamb.  We are all looking forward to warm spring weather and the outdoor fun that goes along with it.  With that said, we hope to see our customers early this spring…

Mercury Go with 5 Event

Purchase a new 2.5 – 350 hp Mercury Outboard now through March 31, 2019 and receive 2 additional years factory backed coverage for free.  In addition to the standard three-year factory warranty, you will receive an additional 2 year Mercury Product Protection Gold Plan! Hurry in now before this special is gone. Motors included in this…

Steering Cable Replacement Guide

As you spend more time out on the water, you may notice that steering your boat has started to feel different, more stiff.  As steering cables age, they can become less responsive.  Steering components are a very important part of your boat and damaged or old cables can lead to trouble while out on the…

2019 Outlook

As we say goodbye to 2018, we took a quick look back in time.  A lot has changed since Mercury’s small beginnings in 1939 when outboards were ordered from the Montgomery Ward mail order catalog.  Mercury Outboards continue to be a leader in the industry and are even more reliable today.   We at US…