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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Photo Posting

    The Manage Attachments feature is not working. While we sort this out you can post photos by clicking on the insert image Icon. It will ask you to...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 02-05-2016 07:16 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Recent Posts

    I would like to call on First time viewers and all members to check out the "Recent Post" heading in the header bar. This will give you a quick...

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  3. 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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  4. 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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    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. gibson sold?

    looks like a new owner for Gibson boats, a family in south Dakota took ownership as of march 1st and moving the operation to south Dakota. maybe now...

    Started by 42gibson, 03-09-2017 02:48 AM
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    03-21-2017 04:05 PM Go to last post
  2. Need Some Advice on Sale Pricing

    I have a 1990 Catamaran Cruser 34' Houseboat. NADA says suggest list is $32,000. Average retail is $14,000. I have gutted this boat. There is not...

    Started by thompsdw, 03-06-2017 03:05 PM
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    03-08-2017 03:31 PM Go to last post
  3. Gas grill?

    Oh, it's a gorgeous spring day here in the back of beyond, and a girl's thoughts turn to houseboating-- and barbecue. I'm eager to install a gas...

    Started by Amelia, 02-20-2017 10:46 AM
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    03-03-2017 06:47 PM Go to last post
  4. Suggested Prop Size For My Fantasy Houseboat 5.0L Mercruiser, 100 feet long 19 wide

    Hearing lot's of different suggestions from prop shops, rather hear from the users.

    Started by Univoftnvol, 02-06-2017 09:52 AM
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    02-14-2017 11:36 AM Go to last post
  5. Some assistance needed with selling

    We custom built a HB/Cruiser in 2007 and sailed all the way down through the ICW to the keys where I am currently docked in a beautiful marina. I put...

    Started by jsj248, 01-11-2017 08:38 AM
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    02-02-2017 01:39 PM Go to last post
  6. Westerbeke EFI generator issues

    I have a Westerbeke generator EFI that will not run anymore. It quit working while running. It sputtered and stalled out as if it ran out of fuel. We...

    Started by ltrdayz, 11-10-2016 07:45 PM
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    01-19-2017 06:23 PM Go to last post
  7. Trifecta Huseboats, battery installations

    On another forum a person asked a question about water getting into the battery compartment on his houseboat, which he described as a Trifecta. ...

    Started by Ike, 12-21-2016 06:10 PM
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    01-03-2017 05:36 AM Go to last post
  8. Merry Christmas to all

    Merry Chrismas to all on the board and happy New year to all on the board, from Myself, OHB and houseboat Magazine. there is no doubt we have...

    Started by pirate, 12-21-2016 12:13 PM
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    12-31-2016 06:23 AM Go to last post
  9. Tony B Ready to Roll

    Got a really late start this year. Between arm injury, family obligations etc. we are now ready to roll. We are now on standby waiting on weather on...

    Started by Tony B, 05-02-2016 09:20 AM
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    12-17-2016 04:39 PM Go to last post
  10. Oil Pressure Dropping

    I have twin Crusader 270 engines - 350 Chevy Block. Heading down from Knoxville, Tn. area I noticed my stbd engine which normally held Oil...

    Started by Tony B, 11-20-2016 05:53 PM
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  11. 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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    12-13-2016 10:16 AM Go to last post
  12. Carp

    Some of you lod timers on here may remember a thread about carp banging the bottom of boats and there was finally a cure it. Does anyone remember...

    Started by pirate, 09-24-2016 10:04 AM
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    12-12-2016 02:53 AM Go to last post
  13. Is a Bill of Sale all I need in Pa.?

    New to houseboats in general and considering a used HB. I'm in Pennsylvania and wondering what documentation is required should I buy a used HB........

    Started by blenderbender, 11-30-2016 02:58 PM
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    12-01-2016 09:59 AM Go to last post
  14. Generator will run A/C but not Heat?

    Our HB has a 12.5kw Westerbeke genset. Initially we had some issues which ended up being caused by the lack of a fuel/water filter.. No idea how it...

    Started by Jeepster04, 10-31-2016 06:18 AM
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    11-22-2016 08:14 AM Go to last post
  15. Oil Pressure Dropping

    I have twin Crusader 270 engines - 350 Chevy Block. Heading down from Knoxville, Tn. area I noticed my stbd engine which normally held Oil...

    Started by Tony B, 11-20-2016 05:20 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-21-2016 05:47 AM Go to last post
  16. Some drone footage. Love how it turned out.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwCDpuffBKg

    Started by SinOrSwim, 11-09-2016 02:40 PM
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    11-10-2016 06:14 AM Go to last post
  17. Question Making a Houseboat Seaworthy

    Hi all, I'm the eldest son in my family, and we've recently bought an 80ft Dutch Barge. A while back it had a working propulsion system, and was...

    Started by fekkin, 10-16-2016 10:10 AM
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    cost, dutch, engine, propulsion, restoring
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    10-31-2016 02:03 PM Go to last post
  18. Geothermal Heat Pumps

    I have been wondering as I've explored our new houseboat and the docks: are there many houseboats with geothermal heat pump systems? It seems to me...

    Started by Zilpo55, 04-23-2013 09:41 AM
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    air conditioner, heat pump, hvac
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    10-18-2016 08:58 PM Go to last post
  19. Beautiful Alleppey Houseboat

    Beautiful Alleppey Houseboats One of the leading Houseboats and Backwater tour operators in Alappuzha since 2007. Alleppey Houseboat is one of...

    Started by alleppey, 10-17-2016 09:58 PM
    alleppey houseboat, boathouse alleppey, kerala houseboat
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    10-17-2016 09:58 PM Go to last post
  20. kingscraft cuddy

    some new people at our dock just bought a1971 55 kingscraft.beautiful boat just had a fresh head to toe remodel.my question is the previous owner...

    Started by 42gibson, 10-02-2016 04:45 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    10-07-2016 07:18 AM Go to last post

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