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New Raritan Macerator Pump Makes Service Easy

New Raritan Macerator Pump Makes Service Easy

Generally an unpleasant topic, Raritan has just received a patent for a new waste macerator pump that promises to take some of the crappiness out of servicing this important on board system.¬† The following press release came in today describing this¬† new unit. RARITAN MACERATOR PUMP EARNS US PATENT Anyone who has disconnected a marine sanitation macerator pump for maintenance Continue Reading »

When To Replace The Wing Nuts On Your Boats Battery With Hex Nuts.

When To Replace The Wing Nuts On Your Boats Battery With Hex Nuts.

  How To Fasten Your Boat’s Battery To Be ABCY Compliant. I can hear people out in the boatyard in the early stages of getting their boats ready for the upcoming season. These are sweet sounds after the winter we’ve had! With the sound of Spring come thoughts of common mistakes boat owner’s make with their prep, most often without Continue Reading »

Do Your Fuses On Your Boat Light Up When Blown? These Do

Do Your Fuses On Your Boat Light Up When Blown? These Do

Do Your Fuses On Your Boat Light Up When Blown? These Do! First my apologies for disappearing for the last two weeks. One of my excuses is that I attended the METS industry (Marine Equipment Trade Show) show in Amsterdam. I’m pretty sure this show is the largest of its kind in the world and representatives from just about every Continue Reading »