New Products For November 2011

Organize Lures With Magnetic Station

Organized and easily accessible lures can make the difference between catching fish or spending valuable time on the water searching for the right bait. The Gear Grabbar from Magnetic Marine Products offers anglers the ultimate lure organization station to keep baits safely and neatly in place.

The magnetic fishing tool holder suspends lures with the use of magnets. Users don’t need to touch the lure’s hook, just the body. By simply holding it near the magnet, the bait gets pulled in. If something gets snagged on a lure, such as a sleeve or pant leg, it’s easily released.

The Gear Grabbar from Magnetic Marine Products retails for $21.95 online and is also available at Bass Pro Shops nationwide. 

Magnetic Marine Products,
P.O. Box 959,
Ada, MI 49301,


Bimini Hinges Make Life Easier

 The proper bimini hinges can provide boat owners a simple way to install and remove bimini tops. Accon Marine’s 410 Quick Release Bimini Hinges offer owners a simple, hassle-free assembly without detracting from a streamlined appearance.

Accon’s 410 hinges allow boaters to easily remove or install a bimini top. Each hinge effortlessly snaps into its base and remains attached to the bimini when separated.

Low profile, these aluminum hinges feature a surface mount. No cutouts are required. The 410 hinges are installed with two #8 screws.

They’re available in standard aluminum finish, chrome, white powder coat and black powder coat.

Accon Marine’s 410 Aluminum Quick Release Bimini Hinges have a starting retail price of $17.09.
Accon Marine,
13665 Automobile Blvd.,
Clearwater, FL  33762,


Simple Tool Keeps Steering Healthy

 Steering systems must be properly maintained to perform optimally and safely. Lubrication goes a long way in the fight against corrosion, friction and wear. Cable Buddy is a kit designed to lubricate inside the steering cable jacket for inboard, outboard and I/O engines.

It virtually eliminates corrosion and all wear in the inner cable, where most problems occur.

This system includes a stainless steel nut with plug and sealing washer, oiling tube assembly and Max-Lube, the ideal steering cable lubricant. Cable Buddy’s lube nut fits motors with 7/8” by 14” pitch threads.

Suggested retail price for Cable Buddy starts at $34.99, while Max-Lube is $9.99 and Lube II costs $25.99.
Davis Instruments,
3465 Diablo Ave.,
Hayward, CA 94545,


Guide To Knots. Hitches And Bends

All boaters need to have a repertoire of reliable knots and splices they can use for any situation that comes up at sea, anchored out or at the dock. “Reeds Knot Handbook – A Pocket Guide to Knots, Hitches and Bends” is a quick aide for experienced sailors and an ideal learning tool for novice sailors.

The guide, part of the Reeds Skipper’s Handbook series, provides a clear color photograph of the finished knot, step-by-step illustrations and information on the knot’s purpose, strengths and weaknesses.

Author Jim Whippy is a former magazine editor and author of “Sea Fishing,” published by Adlard Coles Nautical.

The retail price of “Reeds Knot Handbook” is $9.95. Details are: paperbook, 4” x 6.25,” 128 pages, ISBN 9780939837939.
Paradise Cay Publications, Inc.,
P.O. Box 29,
Arcata, CA 95518,


Emergency Engine Shutdown System

 In the event of an engine room fire, once the fire suppression system is engaged it’s critical that engines, generators and fans are shut down quickly. The ESRS Engine Shutdown System from Sea-Fire uses microprocessor technology in a simple plug and play design.

The 131-440 series ESRS features two pressure switch inputs and rugged spring-cage connectors for a tight fit and quick installation. It’s designed specifically for use with Sea-Fire’s FM-200 extinguishing systems. A relay reset timer version also is available.

Sea-Fire’s basic display panel indicates suppression system activity and equipment shutdown.

Suggested retail prices for the Sea-Fire ESRS Engine Shutdown System begin at $314. Display panels start at $135.
Sea-Fire Marine,
9331-A Philadelphia Rd.,
Baltimore, MD 21237,


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