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  1. 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 02:21 PM
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  2. 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 10:42 PM
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    09-19-2012 08:31 AM Go to last post
  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 10:27 PM
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  1. Getting Horny

    I have a 36' Aft Cabin model and I need a new horn. I am trying to decide whether I want air-electric or just a plain electric horn. Which would...

    Started by Tony B, 01-28-2015 02:31 PM
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  2. 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 05:32 PM
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    01-29-2015 09:16 AM Go to last post
  3. NW Alabama to Knoxville and the Little Tennessee

    We decided to change our plans for this coming spring. And I thought retirement meant that I didnt have to make any major decisions. Instead of Ky....

    Started by Tony B, 01-29-2015 07:11 AM
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  4. Smoke from port engine

    Since my boat has Honda outboards on it, I don't need to winterize them. Because of this, I like to try to start them every 2 to 3 weeks and let...

    Started by GoVols, 01-08-2015 01:59 PM
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    01-20-2015 12:04 PM Go to last post
  5. My Old Boat, Playin' House converted to "less is more"

    We sold our 37' 1989 Gibson Dual Helm, Twin 350's to an architect in New Orleans. When he came over to Pensacola to look at it, he stated "Tom, I...

    Started by BananaTom, 01-08-2015 11:16 AM
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    01-09-2015 10:55 AM Go to last post
  6. Tenn-Tom Waterway Question

    Starting tomorrow, there will be the perfect 'travel by water' weather for at least a week straight. Problem: Most of the rivers, locks and dams,...

    Started by Tony B, 05-01-2014 02:00 PM
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    01-09-2015 04:23 AM Go to last post
  7. Houseboat docking

    Am I wasting time and money rigging a trolling motor for docking purposes only?

    Started by Stevepace.golf@yahoo.com, 12-21-2014 08:12 AM
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    01-07-2015 11:38 AM Go to last post
  8. Onboard Television

    We've been trying desperately to get TV on our houseboat. Most boats on Lake Lanier have DirecTV but they no longer service boats, will not install...

    Started by lld, 12-22-2014 03:55 PM
    in motion, on board, satellite, television
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    01-04-2015 07:29 AM Go to last post
  9. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

    Our best Wishes for the Season and the entire New Year.

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 12-24-2014 01:39 PM
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    12-31-2014 07:21 PM Go to last post
  10. Tenn River from Alabama to Ohio River

    We will be on the go again this coming spring. We will be heading north on the Tennessee River from NW Alabama to Northern Ky. and beyond. We would...

    Started by Tony B, 12-06-2014 02:34 PM
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  11. Norcold boat and RV refrigerators

    Norcold is recalling boat and RV refrigerators that can catch fire. see http://www.norcoldrecall.com/ They are being sued ( a class action) by two...

    Started by Ike, 07-29-2014 03:55 PM
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    12-19-2014 04:31 AM Go to last post
  12. Closed Thread

    Go Vols pointed out that a lot of items posted in the "What did you do to your Houseboat today" Deserve to stand alone. Most members won't scroll...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 07-30-2013 09:57 AM
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    12-19-2014 02:37 AM Go to last post
  13. My houseboat

    I am not new to boating and living on a boat. 4 years ago, I purchase a sailboat - Watkins 27. Decent living space for that size a boat. Last year, I...

    Started by dupek, 11-18-2014 07:34 PM
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  14. My Christmas gift to myself. Exhaust manifolds, risers and water pumps.

    Today I spent 4 boat bucks... just on parts. :mad: Tell me again why I do this?

    Started by DitchRider, 11-07-2012 03:17 PM
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    12-17-2014 11:25 PM Go to last post
  15. New to forum, have question

    I found this forum when I did a search on how to evaluate older houseboats. I am interested in acquiring an older houseboat to keep at the slip...

    Started by Ezgoing, 11-29-2014 11:06 AM
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    12-05-2014 09:42 AM Go to last post
  16. 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 12:57 PM
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    12-01-2014 10:36 AM Go to last post
  17. Cool Pirates Marina

    Ed, A Looper Blog I follow called "Fulfilling Dreams" had some good pictures of Pirates Marina from their stop the other night! Thanks Dad and...

    Started by Jolly Time, 10-14-2014 05:23 PM
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    12-01-2014 08:52 AM Go to last post
  18. FishFinder - which one

    I need a new depth finder/fish finder. I really want the dual imaging because I am more concerned about the bottom detail than the fish. Right...

    Started by Tony B, 09-22-2014 01:25 PM
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    11-30-2014 11:46 PM Go to last post
  19. Sail vs. Power

    In our previous life we were Coastal and Open Water sailboat cruisers, mostly on the Gulf of Mexico and some Atlantic. Planning a trip was very easy....

    Started by Tony B, 05-28-2014 05:47 PM
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    11-30-2014 06:16 PM Go to last post
  20. Im new and would like to introduce myself....

    Hi there, I just wanted to take a few and tell you about my family and our Houseboating lifestyle. My name is Mike and my wife is Korrie. We have...

    Started by Mountaineer 67, 11-03-2014 11:55 AM
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