The Mercury Marine Avator concept has just been introduced to the public. While the Avator is not the first electric outboard, it’s the first outboard by a major player in the industry. The forums and social media sites are on fire as you can imagine. There are two camps, go electric or stick with gas. In my opinion, they both have their places. I wouldn’t… ...Read More
It’s been about a year since the Mercury 5hp Propane Outboard was introduced. I figured a year later we would have some solid real-world reviews and a boatload of information on it. There is hardly anything online except for one start-up test from Christopher Di Francia on YouTube. Check out his propane test below.
The idea seems brilliant. The same propane… ...Read More
While surfing YouTube for random videos and whatnot, I came across an aluminum boat comparison. While not completely an apples to apples comparison, it was more like Fuji apple vs a Gala apple comparison. This particular video compared a 17-foot Alumacraft vs a 17-foot Bass Tracker.
There are a few things to make note of. Memphis Boat Center is an Alumacraft… ...Read More
Buying a new-to-you motor is something that most of us do at some point to enjoy pushing our tins. Do you know what to look for? What are some of the signs of a bad motor? Here are 5 tips for buying a used outboard. These tips are just the basics, but if followed will allow you to make a better judgement if you should buy or pass on a particular outboard. The old adage says… ...Read More