Upcoming Summer Season and Fall 2009 Events

The MER-Alaska Service Program-MER has always supported Alaska fisherman with replacement parts and technical support, now we are expanding our effort to include an on-site technician for your 2009 pre and post season needs. MER has also increased our online support...

We Are Looking Forward To 2009!

It’s time to bring everyone up to date and also think about the New Year at MER Equipment! Chris Clonch has joined the MER Sales Department and is now working closely with General Manager Mike Hoyt and Sales Manager Dave Walker. Tiffany Condon has joined...

John Deere Press Release-New 6090 Marine Diesel

John Deere Power Systems Launches The New PowerTech 6090SFM75 Marine Diesel Engine WATERLOO, Iowa (October 28, 2008) —– John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) is pleased to announce its newest marine engine will be on display at the 2008 Ft. Lauderdale International...

The M.V. Troll

“Indy 500 Pit Crew” That that is how C.A. “Cappy” Putz referred to the MER service department when he pulled his boat into our park lot. Two MER technicians climbed aboard, tools in hand to get Cappy’s Yanmar 4LH DTE back into running order. Cappy had called three...

Hammer Invented By Fisherman’s Frustrated Wife…

No matter how high tech the world becomes, there is one basic piece of equipment on every fishing boat: The hammer. My wife, Irene, assures me that the hammer was one of the earliest inventions, and that it was invented by a fisherman’s wife; a frustrated woman...

MERPOWER-Avoid Cooler Plugging

When the raw water pump fails, which is usually due to running dry, the impeller must be replaced. But wait! You must find and remove the pieces of the failed impeller that flowed down stream from the raw water pump. Until you retrieve these pieces, you can consider...