Here is a great article TinBoats member Johnny put together to highlight the difference between Varnish vs. Polyurethane. If you have any questions for Johnny, feel free to enter comments below, or better yet reach out to him on our forum.
Before we dig into the details, let’s talk about why we need a different varnish for outdoor applications. Any wood that… ...Read More
The better half and I went Peacock Bass Fishing in Puerto Rico. We were super satisfied with Captain Paco and his guide service at Peacock Bass and Tarpon Tours. We will call on him again to do a guided Tarpon trip next time we go to Puerto Rico. We were on fish as soon as we got to the prime areas on the water and it was non-stop action all day long. We caught many species… ...Read More
Where can you catch a 17 lb Largemouth Bass on a swimbait? California if you put your time, research, and effort into it. This is a fish of a lifetime. My goal is to break the 10 lb mark. I doubt it will happen, but I will die trying. Looks to be on a Tin also. Take the 5 minutes and watch the video. Does this not want to make you go fishing right now?… ...Read More
I decided it was time to take my son on a true Maine fishing experience and while doing some research, I came across Eagle Lodge and Camps based out of Lincoln, Maine. I was looking for something rustic with a feel of “yesteryear” but with the added benefits of comfort, some modern amenities, cleanliness, and convenience. This is exactly what I found… ...Read More
I need to buy a new battery for my boat and I see that the Cabelas AGM Battery is on sale. I am not sure if there is anything special about this battery, but it’s on sale so that brings it to the top of my list. Something else I noticed while surfing the Cabelas website was that the AGM battery gets mostly great reviews. Since this battery is the only thing that is… ...Read More
Have you ever heard of The Rescue Step? If not, I highly recommend you take a few minutes and get to know what The Rescue Step is. I had the pleasure of meeting The Rescue Step team at the Great American Outdoor Show and it was a no-brainer to have them showcase their product here on TinBoats.
Brief info about The Rescue Step
The Rescue Step was founded with the sole… ...Read More
I have to give some credit to the members of this forum, they come up with some cool and inexpensive stuff to fix some very common problems that we have with our small boats like these Low Tech Anchor Solutions. This solution is pure genius. TinBoats member Ebug found a cheap solution to stop his anchor from bouncing around in choppy water! Check out the link and… ...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
I am very excited to share the following article about Replica Fish Mounts written by Aaron Stehling from Stehling’s Taxidermy LLC. This is an excellent article that details what to do when you catch that special fish of a lifetime. In my opinion a good replica beats a real mount any day. I want to thank Aaron for allowing us to publish his article here on TinBoats.… ...Read More
This is an article about the Primer and paint basics written by TinBoat member Johnny. I want to thank Johnny for taking the time to put this together because this is one of those topics that comes up frequently. If you have additional questions, feel free to post them up on the forum. If you have a question, I’m sure a million other people do to. This is how… ...Read More