Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats – Used Boat Sales

Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats offers a wide selection of the latest models coming from some of the most proven, reliable, and durable boats in the world. Its sales staff “know what people expect from their boats and how they should run and handle.” This goes for its team of technicians as well, who benefit from years of experience working on boats and helping customers and pass that benefit onto you. Tom-N-Jerry’s offers excellent deals and specials on brand new boats as well as a huge selection of used boats all tested and maintained by an expert team of technicians.

Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats’ staff and owners know, from experiences of their own and from what they’ve read and heard, that some used boats, just like cars, are better than. This is why people sometimes avoid buying boats off of services and websites like Craig’s List and from other unlicensed dealers altogether. Tom-N-Jerry’s makes sure that all of their boats and products are top-quality and run correctly. They know exactly how all of their boats and models should run on the water. For decades, customers throughout western Washington have trusted in the expertise and experience of all of the Tom-N-Jerry’s boat center staff of technicians and sales professionals.

Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats continues to offer a wide range of used boats because they can stand by each and every one of them. For a small business like Tom-N-Jerry’s, word of mouth is everything. They have to maintain their excellent reputation in the community by working hard on bringing the best products to all of their customers for great prices.

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Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats – EZ Load Boat Trailer Dealer

Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats is a certified EZ Load boat trailer dealer and boating superstore located in Mount Vernon, Washington, about an hour north of Seattle and an hour south of the Canadian border and the road to Vancouver, British Columbia. People from miles around come to Tom-N-Jerry’s Boat Center to get the best in boating service, products, and know-how from a team of experienced and knowledgeable boating experts. Almost all of the sales staff at Tom-N-Jerry’s have been working on boats for decades, some have been on their boats for every day for decades. With this skill and experience backing up everything they sell at Tom-N-Jerry’s, customers have come to expect excellence in all of the products they sell, including EZ Loader boat trailers.

EZ Loader boat trailers come in adjustable and custom models designed to fit all vehicles to make it easier to bring boats to the water from long or short distances. EZ Loaders are known for their high-quality in design, from their galvanized aluminum and powder-coated finishes and their ability to carry from one thousand pounds to fifteen thousand pounds of weight, making them reliable and sturdy enough to haul the largest boats to and from the docks with no problems. The last thing you want when hauling your boat to and from the water is to have to worry about your car stalling out, or worse, your boat getting damaged or even detached midway through. Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats has the best products to ensure this never happens after you get your boat.

Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats has a wide selection of boats and boat accessories.

Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats – Boats and Accessories for All

Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats has a staff of trained and specialized customer service agents, all of whom have many years of experience living, working, and playing on boats in all kinds of water. They are not trained to sell everything, only the boats they are passionate and knowledgeable about. Tom-N-Jerry’s has all of the supplies and the boats themselves for the most serious boaters. Located in Mount Vernon, Washington, next to the San Juan Islands and Puget Sound, Tom-N-Jerry’s is perfectly located to help its customers find what they are looking for. Most of the staff spends most of their days on the water, and some have almost 35 years of experience captaining many kinds of boats. They are ready to share this knowledge with their customers and everyone who visits their shop near the waters of Puget Sound.

Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats offers boating enthusiasts many services in addition to boat sales, including services for all major outboard and inboard motors, which can be used on a wide variety of smaller crafts. Tom-N-Jerry’s Boat Center has a staff of technicians who have experience in working on these motors and know how they are supposed to work on small craft in many kinds of marine settings. Also available at Tom-N-Jerry’s are EZ Loader trailers, perfect for hauling their customers’ boats to and from their next marine adventure on the water. These EZ Loader trailers are a convenient add-on for those who have already bought their boats at Tom-N-Jerry’s or elsewhere.

Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats also offers customers excellent deals on trailer brake services to help keep their customers and their families safe when they’re hauling boats to the water. Brake services usually need to be done quickly and sometimes those who need them don’t know they need work done until it becomes painfully obvious. No matter, Tom-N-Jerry’s features technicians and mechanics who can solve these problems quickly and easily while their customers wait. People traveling from all over the area marvel at the fast service they receive when they need it most. For the boats themselves, Tom-N-Jerry’s offers excellent deals and products for boat anti-fouling paint to help protect the hull from contaminating or even corrosive materials in the water or when their customers are taking their boat to the next destination.

Tom-N-Jerrys Boats provides these services to all of its customers and those just passing through to help everyone enjoy their time on the water as much as possible. All of its employees are trained to help people find as much information as possible before they make their final decision on their next boating purchase. They are also there for the benefit of all boaters with all kinds of experience levels so they can be safe and sound on all kinds of marine and freshwater environments.

Tom-N-Jerrys Boats – Tips For Maintaining An Outboard Motor

Tom-N-Jerrys Boat Center sells a wide range of vessels from many manufacturers, including Hewescraft, Kingfisher, Yamaha and Honda. Many of their boats make use of outboard motors that need to be maintained properly if they are to perform to high standards. This can often be done by the boat owner, so consider all of the following tips to ensure your outboard motors stay in good shape.

Flush Out The Engine

The first thing that you should do when you get the boat home at the end of a sailing trip is flush the engine out so that you can get rid of any water that might cause issues. This is especially important if you have been boating on saltwater, as the salt may end up corroding the engine, leading to breakdowns and other problems. Make this a part of your regular routine when you return home.

Disconnect The Fuel Line

If you don’t intend to take the boat out again for a while, it is a good idea to disconnect the fuel line and give it a clean. Leaving it in place may lead to old fuel slowly going bad in the line, which results in it getting gummed up to the point where it struggles to provide the motor with the fuel it needs to get the boat moving again later on.

Wipe Down Accessible Parts

Tom-N-Jerrys Boats points out that all accessible parts should be wiped down with an anti-corrosive agent after each trip, as this will protect them from the rigors of your voyages while also ensuring that they don’t succumb to wear and tear when in storage.

Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats – Selecting the Right Brakes for Your Boat Trailer

Having the right brakes on your boat trailer are important. If you need to add brakes to your trailer, the team at Tom-N-Jerry’s Boat Center can help you find the right brakes. There are two different types of brake systems that you can choose from, surge brakes and electric brakes. The surge brakes are self-contained within the trailer and don’t need to be connected to the car via electrical or hydraulic connections. They are a passive system that only begin to work when the car starts to slow. The electric systems are controlled by the car. These require an electric brake controller, which is located in the car. Federal law requires every boat trailer to have a system that automatically applies the brakes in the event the trail detaches from the tow vehicle.

When looking at the various trailer brake options, you need to think about whether you want disc brakes or drum brakes. Disc brakes will require a higher static brake line pressure than drum brakes. If your trailer has drum brakes, you can easily replace these with disc brakes and have the following advantages:

  • They are self-adjusting.
  • They are less likely to fade when you are descending a mountain pass.
  • They have greater stopping power.
  • They have fewer parts, requiring less maintenance.
  • They are easy to inspect without having to remove components.

The staff at Tom-N-Jerrys Boats have more nearly four decades of experience in the marine industry. They can help you decide which brakes will work best for your situation and help you install them if necessary.

 

Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats – Tips on How to Buy Your First Boat

If you are thinking about purchasing your first boat, let the experts at Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats Center help you find the right boat for your family’s needs. Before you head to the dealership, here are some things you will want to know to help you make the right choice.

The first thing you want to figure out is what kind of boat you want to get. In order to figure this out, you need to know where you are going to use the boat and for what purpose. You need to find the right boat to fit your activities, tastes, and needs. Do some research and look at the differences of each boat and how they are best used. When you decide on the type of boat you want, there are still a number of options that you have to consider as each type of boat has its own special considerations.

Next, you will have to decide if you want to buy a new or used boat. There are many used boats on the market that are considerably less than the new ones. While buying used can save you money up front, it also increases the variables. There are some boat models that have evolved significantly over the last several years, making it harder to find a comparable used boat hard to find.

Once these two decisions have been made, it’s time to start looking at the nuts and bolts of buying a boat. When you are buying a boat, some aspects of the process are just like buying anything else. You need to do your research, take to people and find out their opinions, and don’t believe everything you read. You can check out owners’ forums to see what other people are saying about both the good and bad aspects of the boat you are considering.

The best place to start looking at boats when you are ready to purchase one is online. Here you can compare models, prices, and can even take virtual tours of the boats. To avoid any letdown between the pictures and the actual boat, here are some tips to help you weed out those that may let you down.

Compare photos of similar boats. Make a note of anything that isn’t mentioned in the particular listings. This could be a red flag area for the boat.

Compare the highlights between the boat listings. This will give you a good idea about what is stock dealer equipment, and what is unique about each boat.

Be careful about boats that may include a lot of extra stuff that you won’t use or may have to replace, like outdated electronics.

A great place to shop for used boats is Tom-N-Jerry’s Boats in Mount Vernon. They have a large selection of new and used boats to choose from.

Tom-N-Jerrys Boats Discusses Proper Battery Care and Fire Safety

A common issue that boaters face while trying to enjoy a day on the water, according to Tom-N-Jerrys Boats, is a lack of battery preparation. To avoid the hassle and frustration of calling it an early day, follow these battery tips.

In your emergency pack, which should be kept in a watertight container, you should always have spare batteries. This means batteries for your portable navigation devices, hand held radios, flashlights, or any other on-board accessories that require battery power. If you use rechargeable batteries in your devices, don’t forget to charge them before you leave dock. If you have not been out on your boat for a while, or cannot remember when you last used your battery operated devices, check their charges before you leave. Sitting unused for long periods of time can lead to drained batteries or batteries that have corroded. Better to be safe than sorry, replace those batteries before setting out.

If you use a dual charging system on your vessel, check that the selector switch on the unit is in the right position. Having the wrong charging option selected can lead to problems with charges that leave you stranded. Also, always make sure that the power is working to every part of your boat.

The crew at Tom-N-Jerrys Boat Center would also like to remind everyone that you should have one working fire extinguisher on every boat. When batteries are faulty, they can cause a spark, and you will want a quick way to prevent a fire.