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  1. Question width compared to length?

    Is 12 feet wide by 35 feet long tritoon (3 pontoons) in good proportion for stability and maneuvering? I've heard width and length needs to be in...

    Started by riverrats52, 02-24-2015 08:51 PM
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    03-28-2015 07:32 PM Go to last post
  2. USCG Doc# Placement on a Gibson Sport

    I have a 1992 Gibson Sport 37 and I'm wondering where is the best place to attach or paint on my Documentation Number. There is no exposed hull...

    Started by SnookMagnet, 07-05-2015 09:58 AM
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    10-25-2015 12:24 PM Go to last post
  3. Twin 225 outboards on a 35ft Burnscraft

    I have a 1971 35ft burnscraft. Twin 318s that are coming out, outdrives are rough and transom needs to be done. I found a pair of merc 225 outboards...

    Started by Jaredkemp, 06-03-2015 02:17 PM
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    06-08-2015 05:19 PM Go to last post
  4. Tankless hot water hearer

    Going to replace existing hot water heater. Opps wouldn't let me edit hearer, to Heater Thinking about going the tankless route. We don't...

    Started by dalehollow, 02-14-2017 09:58 AM
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    02-15-2017 10:41 AM Go to last post
  5. stringer repair

    Does anyone have the name of the material that is used to fill stringers? It is a 2 part system that you mix and pour into the cleaned out stringer.

    Started by Fork-lift-king, 12-27-2015 11:56 AM
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    02-24-2016 08:04 PM Go to last post
  6. roof coverings

    Looking at using Interlux Interdeck on my houseboat roof. Any one use this product before?

    Started by lakeboat, 12-08-2016 07:31 PM
    houseboat decks, houseboat repair, roof
    • Replies: 1
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    12-09-2016 05:52 AM Go to last post
  7. Rebuilding lazy days

    Let me introduce myself my name is Koty Porter I am Service manager of a marina in upstate SC on Lake Hartwell. I have inquired a 50ft lazy days...

    Started by Porterhouse, 12-19-2014 10:57 AM
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    12-30-2014 12:40 AM Go to last post
  8. Thumbs up Raritan Crown Head Fix

    I thought my Raritan Crown Head Pump Motor was locked up. I let some friends use my Houseboat and they put toilet paper and went #2 in the Head!! I...

    Started by Jolly Time, 09-15-2016 05:32 PM
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    09-19-2016 10:22 AM Go to last post
  9. Question Pitthane (Paint for roof)

    We are reconditioning our 1997 Sumerset and want to recoat the roof / upper deck. Over time it has been recoated with gelcoat as well as a paint...

    Started by SouthernCross, 10-12-2016 03:02 PM
    gelcoat, paint, pitthane
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    10-14-2016 08:57 PM Go to last post
  10. On demand pump running

    The Head on demand pump, continues to run when not needed, isn't pumping water to the head but is running. Does pump water when I flush. Won't quit...

    Started by dalehollow, 07-13-2015 08:16 PM
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    07-17-2015 10:24 AM Go to last post
  11. New thread topic

    Hey guys! Dave from Kings Cover Marina in Hastings, Minn., emailed me and thought it would a good idea to start this new topic on the forum. I...

    Started by Katie, 11-12-2014 04:34 PM
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    03-05-2015 02:42 AM Go to last post
  12. Thumbs up new roof and decks

    its a long process but half the boat is done. we had a roof leak on our Gibson and the plywood delaminated and broke the fiberglass and gelcoat...

    Started by 42gibson, 04-13-2015 05:45 PM
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    06-29-2015 03:49 PM Go to last post
  13. New Houseboat roof

    I've bought an old pontoon houseboat 14' x 37' and got it hauled to my house so it would be easier for me to work on. The old roof and some of the...

    Started by bullseye, 02-17-2016 06:33 PM
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    08-17-2016 06:51 AM Go to last post
  14. Marinette Aluminum houseboat rehab

    The boat isn't a total rehab. Check out my blog for the full story. This includes the Kingscraft that I started rehabbing a couple years ago and...

    Started by JTAlberts, 03-08-2015 07:15 PM
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    09-08-2015 07:42 PM Go to last post
  15. Locker Doors

    Hello fellow boaters. We are reconditioning our 1997 Sumerset houseboat and need to replace the two locker doors on the rear deck. These are doors on...

    Started by SouthernCross, 10-12-2016 02:51 PM
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    10-12-2016 05:56 PM Go to last post
  16. Leveling an Aqua Cruiser rooftop

    We're in the process of purchasing a 1989 42' Aqua Cruiser. The houseboat is in great shape. In the past six months we have looked at more houseboats...

    Started by SteveRushing, 08-09-2015 05:12 PM
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    09-11-2015 04:38 PM Go to last post
  17. Kingscraft screen door

    I've got a 1970 '44 foot kingscraft and wondering if anyone knows where I could get a replacement screen door beings mine was removed before...

    Started by Clydein23polar, 10-20-2016 07:37 PM
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    10-22-2016 10:33 AM Go to last post
  18. finally completed my lights

    Took me a bit to complete it, but here's my lighting project I recently completed. ...

    Started by GoVols, 07-13-2015 01:39 PM
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    08-24-2015 04:31 AM Go to last post
  19. Every couple of years, we reach a milestone!

    They are minor milestones, (subtle, you have to know what you're looking for) but nonetheless, I have to brag: The designer/builder/ number-one...

    Started by Amelia, 11-11-2016 02:50 PM
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    10-09-2017 06:40 AM Go to last post
  20. deck ing material options?

    hi , I'm in the process of building a 55 foot pontoon boat, any diy people have any ideas to make a deck, without the use of plywood, my first...

    Started by lady samara, 12-11-2014 06:31 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    09-23-2015 02:10 AM Go to last post

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