Thread And Bolt Selection
At Boat Fittings we stock a wide variety of threaded fasteners. All of our threaded fasteners are standard metric (which means the metric coarse thread). In general when you buy metric nuts and bolts they are of the coarse thread unless otherwise stated, and they suit the vast majority of applications
Are Rule Bilge Pumps Worth The Extra Money?
We are often asked the question “is it worth the extra money to buy a Rule bilge pump?” For many boat owners the Rule brand name is so familiar that it is the automatic choice when you think of a bilge pump, but these days with ever more products being manufactured in the far-east there are certainly quite a few other bilge pumps to choose from.
12V Submersible Pump, Kit To Power 12V Submersible Pump From Mains Supply: Cellar Pump Basement Pump
12Volt submersible pumps are useful for controlling flood water in basements and cellars. At boatfittings we usually sell 12 submersible pumps for installation in boats, but we have often been asked how to install our 12V pumps in a home situation running from mains power supply
Important Things To Check When You Take Charge Of A New Boat
When you have your own boat, after a while you become so familiar with its layout, behaviour, strengths & weaknesses – you know it like the back of your hand, so when things happen (planned or un-planned) you hopefully know what to do, where things are, and what to do to stay out or get out of trouble. But what about when you have just bought a new boat, or chartered a boat for the first time? This is when things are not so familiar, so there are a few essentials to check and become familiar with before you set-off
Custom Design & Manufacture Of Stainless Ladder Brackets To Replace Badly Corroded Ones
A customer and boat owner came to us with a request for help with his badly corroded boat swim ladder brackets. Keen to help, we discussed the problems with the existing brackets and set about coming to a solution.