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Success of Charter Business Rides on D6s

“The engines are running awesome. With or without a load, we’re burning three gallons of fuel per hour, cruising at 16–17 mph,” says John Tibbels, owner and captain at Tibbels Fishing Charter Service, a family-owned company started by his grandfather and great uncle in 1921. Located in Marblehead, Ohio, Tibbels has

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Getting you back on the road. Not only fast, but safely.

Every minute you are off the road puts important shipments, deliveries, and services at risk. At Western Branch Diesel, our goal is to diagnose your technical issue and make the necessary repairs quickly, to get you back up and running. Currently, we do not plan to restrict our hours or

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Ten Tips for Top Engine Performance

As summer approaches, it’s time to start thinking about the upcoming fishing season. Maintaining your engines, marine gears, and generators should be on your annual de-winterization to-do list. A proper maintenance plan is key, to not only maximizing your fishing time and enjoyment this season, but to extend the life

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Sea Creature Comes to Life with Volvo Penta D13s

Your engines are smoking. “Not exactly the words any boat captain wants to hear,” says Steve “Creature” Coulter, captain of Sea Creature, in Hatteras Village, NC. “I knew about the problem, and replaced the turbos, but the engines were still smoking. After realizing the injectors were bad and the engines needed

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Mission-Critical Work Driven by D11s

Coming alongside and boarding a 150,000-ton coal collier on open water is not easy. Matt Hardison, operations manager and captain for Paradise Point Marine, who operates Paradise Creek, a launch boat with newly installed, twin Volvo Penta D11 510-horsepower engines, accomplishes this task with relative ease. After a catastrophic engine failure

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Generator Design & Sizing Seminar

SIGN UP FOR UPDATES Tee up for fun & education at Topgolf in Charlotte, NC. Come join us for lunch and a seminar about generator design and sizing. Earn PDH units while you learn about generator design and installation considerations from Western Branch Diesel and MTU Onsite Energy power specialists, who will discuss topics

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Alliston-ReTran

Not Just Rebuilt — Reborn

An Allison ReTran is the closest you will get to brand new without the costly purchase of a new transmission. Through the Allison ReTran process, technicians bring transmissions back to life following original factory specifications, using only Allison Genuine Parts where new parts are needed. Allison continues their commitment to

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Fishing With Purpose

In 2004, the Virginia Beach Billfish Foundation created an annual fishing tournament to give back to the community through youth development and marine-related charities. They believe “the future belongs to our children, and it’s our responsibility to support them and conserve our marine resources for them.” Since its start, the Virginia

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North Carolina Healthcare Engineers Association Conference

Join us from July 30th to August 2nd for four days of education and networking with healthcare facility professionals at the 67th Annual North Carolina Healthcare Engineers Association Conference. The Annual Conference serves to strengthen relationships with existing customers and create opportunities to meet prospective customers within the healthcare industry. During

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