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Captain's Log :: Archived in "March 1, 2012"

Get a FREE Get a Vessel Safety Check for your boat before you get on the water this season

March 9, 2012

Vessel Safety Check is a courtesy examination of your boat to verify the presence and condition of certain Safety Equipment required by State and the Federal regulations. The Vessel Examiner is a trained specialist and a member of the United States Power Squadrons or the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. They will also make certain recommendations and discuss certain safety issues that can help you be a...

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“Sparks Out of the Waste Stream”

March 2, 2012

3/1/12

By Michael Garvey

Last year the Rex Service Department began collecting used spark plugs that would normally end up in the trash and add to the waste stream. Spark plugs have almost no value except for recycling with scrap metal. Some spark plugs contain more than just metal and scrap metal yards wouldn’t always take them. This presented a problem when trying to dispose of the material...

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