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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Inexperenced Newbies READ THIS WARNING

    Over the years part of my focus has been to caution newbies on the pitfalls of purchasing old steel, and wood framed glass boats without having...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 07-22-2012 09:42 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: All members and guests please read

    As many of you are aware the site was down for 3 days due to being hacked. Ed and I have been moderating this Forum since the mid 90s. This is the...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 01-06-2014 01:21 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Posting guidelines

    1. You agree that you will not use our forums to post any material, or links to any material, which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate,...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 07-22-2012 09:27 PM
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  1. docking lines/ropes

    OK, this is a strange question. May even be consider dumb. I new at this, so be gentle. Why wouldn't you use steel cable instead of ropes for...

    Started by azhb, 04-18-2015 10:34 PM
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  2. Chattanooga, Tn. Marinas

    Getting ready to start this years journey. Our first major stop will be Chattanooga. Tn. Has anyone here stayed there before and can recommend a...

    Started by Tony B, Yesterday 07:16 PM
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  3. Water Purification Question

    My houseboat is located on a remote slip where there is no water service and I am tired of hauling it to the boat. I have reviewed the other post on...

    Started by thompsdw, 04-14-2015 04:01 PM
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    04-22-2015 01:49 PM Go to last post
  4. Newbies looking for some help

    Hello! My wife and I are thinking of relocating down to the Florida area and have always been interested in houseboats. We are looking to...

    Started by stejeic, 03-31-2015 10:02 AM
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    04-14-2015 11:32 AM Go to last post
  5. Acrylic Drink ware with my boat name on it.

    Just wanted to post a simple site for high quality Acrylic Drink ware. http://customproductmarking.com Lots of boaters from Conley Bottom got there...

    Started by Doug Emerson, 04-14-2015 10:25 AM
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  6. Greetings Houseboaters!

    This is DeepSeaDan from Canada bidding y'all greetings and salutations! Are any of you folks scuba divers? I've been tripping around underwater...

    Started by DeepSeaDan, 04-11-2015 02:40 PM
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    04-14-2015 09:34 AM Go to last post
  7. FIRE Posted by Fork Lift King

    The president of Inland Marina Inc. in Evansville and an off-duty Evansville firefighter were arrested Saturday after police said they interfered...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 02-20-2015 07:26 AM
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  8. Cool Hello from Ohana in DelaND fl

    Just wanted to say hello, I currently on a Canadian built 52 foot 3 buoys houseboat. I am doing restoration currently and enjoy living aboard. I...

    Started by ohana, 11-06-2014 09:02 AM
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  9. Interior Paneling suggestions

    Is there any interior paneling that anyone recommends? I am personally tired of replacing paneling due to swelling because of moisture and humidity....

    Started by JTAlberts, 03-16-2015 12:46 PM
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    03-21-2015 06:02 PM Go to last post
  10. Bluewater Boatel-40 foot 1977

    Looking to chat and share experiences with fellow Boatel boaters. Live in Cincinnati are and cruise the Ohio. I have a friend that has a 35 Boatel...

    Started by Dockmaster, 02-01-2015 06:20 AM
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  11. Gas question:

    I just made the hour-long trek to buy ethanol-free gas, all ten gallons of it at a time, and decided that was a stinky chore I would like to...

    Started by Amelia, 08-19-2014 11:00 AM
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  12. looks like Gibson will reopen

    Gibson could well reopen after the first of the year. In addition to the current line of boats a trawler type will be introduced with Yen Mars for...

    Started by pirate, 11-25-2014 11:57 AM
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  13. Visited Norris Lake

    We went to the UT game over the weekend and dropped by to see a couple of newer boats by our boat's manufacturer on Norris Lake for the heck of it. ...

    Started by GoVols, 09-10-2012 06:00 AM
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  14. Kingscraft Houseboat owners

    I have owned a 44' Kingscraft for 14 years. Can anyone tell me where I might find the hull ID number on this houseboat? many thanks, Nautical Belle

    Started by Nautical Belle, 03-04-2015 11:00 AM
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  15. Unhappy Here to shake things up a bit

    Hey OHB, I'm from the old forums.. I was told by many it was crazy and fool-hearted to do the ICW in a 8x30 foot houseboat. I shut up because, I...

    Started by jsj248, 01-24-2015 04:32 PM
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  16. Mainas that allow liveaboard?

    The wife and I are considering getting another houseboat as our retirement home. One of the issues (and yes, there are many!) is trying to find...

    Started by Charles, 02-16-2015 06:05 PM
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  17. Bad neighbor

    I've had my fill of my dock neighbor's territorial habits when it comes to our shared finger (starboard side) on our dock. He has told me before...

    Started by GoVols, 08-11-2014 11:18 AM
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  18. Marina Damage at Norris Lake

    Just about all of the Marinas at Norris Lake have sustained heavy damage over the weekend. Flathollow Marina alone had 3 entire covered docks...

    Started by capnlazy, 02-23-2015 06:06 AM
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  19. Ice and snow causing marina to sink

    We're having a bit of an ice storm here in middle Tennessee the past few days. Somehow our power at the marina has managed to stay on, but flickered...

    Started by GoVols, 02-18-2015 05:19 AM
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    02-23-2015 05:10 AM Go to last post
  20. Hope your boats are winterized

    It is going to -8* here tonight. The south is looking a bit chilled as well.

    Started by JTAlberts, 02-19-2015 10:02 AM
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    02-20-2015 08:36 AM Go to last post

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