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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...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 02-08-2016 09:18 PM
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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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  5. 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. Question RiverChase houseboats?

    Hello all, Wife and I are looking at houseboats in central Mississippi. There is a Riverchase 16x70 for sale locally. I cannot find any info on...

    Started by CrawGator, 05-26-2017 01:39 PM
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    07-17-2017 01:33 AM Go to last post
  2. OHB, Question on your 48 foot Kingscraft

    OHB, I found a 1981 48 foot Kingscraft with Volvo Diesels for sale. Do you have any details on the Volvo Penta diesels they had in them? The...

    Started by JTAlberts, 07-05-2017 07:52 PM
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    07-16-2017 06:23 PM Go to last post
  3. Whip it, whip it good

    I'm replacing some anchor lines and dock lines on my boat. The lines are 5/8" double braid nylon. It doesn't fuse well. I was thinking of old school...

    Started by Endurance, 07-01-2017 03:57 PM
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    07-14-2017 05:42 PM Go to last post
  4. humming outlets

    I have had some trouble with my gfci outlets humming, with operating on the inverter, anchored out. If I trip out the outlets they quit, and when...

    Started by altlrumy, 07-08-2017 07:17 AM
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    07-10-2017 05:10 AM Go to last post
  5. Girl, 4, Fatally Struck by Houseboat, Father's Legs Severed

    Tragic accident here, but completely avoidable by all parties involved. https://www.yahoo.com/news/girl-4-fatally-struck-houseboat-161000893.html...

    Started by GoVols, 06-30-2017 07:31 AM
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    07-07-2017 01:20 PM Go to last post
  6. Getting The Best Gas Mileage

    What are everyone's best tips for getting the most out of a tank of gas this summer?

    Started by austa, 06-08-2017 12:55 PM
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    06-29-2017 11:12 AM Go to last post
  7. Carbon Monoxide: Girls Poisoned on Houseboat

    It's that time of year again! Be careful. Girls poisoned by carbon monoxide while playing at lake ...

    Started by Ike, 06-11-2017 06:49 PM
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    06-13-2017 10:36 AM Go to last post
  8. Lost electric how do you tell?

    I have a 47' houseboat. The dock power is sometimes flaky. How do you tell when the power has gone out and come back later while you were gone. The...

    Started by River Runner, 05-03-2017 04:27 AM
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  9. New inverter batteries or portable generator?

    In the Spring of 2012, I forked over $1k for 8 new AGM batteries. I conserve juice as much as possible at night, but the dumb things go from full...

    Started by GoVols, 04-27-2015 01:10 PM
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    05-02-2017 03:42 PM Go to last post
  10. Gibson wiring diagram

    I am looking to find a wiring diagram for my 92 Gibson Sport Series 47'. I have tried to contact Gibson but of course with the recent sale they are...

    Started by River Runner, 04-15-2017 06:30 AM
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    04-25-2017 04:25 AM Go to last post
  11. Gibson Houseboats moving to Tea, SD

    On March 1, Kelly and Pam Cawthorne and their son Shane and his wife Danielle Cawthorne, purchased the rights to manufacturer Gibson fiberglass...

    Started by BananaTom, 04-21-2017 06:32 AM
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    04-21-2017 11:58 PM Go to last post
  12. Hey Pirate?

    You Okay? Your website is down.

    Started by BananaTom, 04-19-2017 07:38 AM
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    04-21-2017 06:22 AM Go to last post
  13. Need help from admin

    I directed a guy from another forum that had questions about Gibson to this forum. He says he signed up here over a month ago and never received any...

    Started by easttnboater, 04-14-2017 12:54 PM
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    04-20-2017 09:27 AM Go to last post
  14. 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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    04-04-2017 11:44 AM Go to last post
  15. Rain Extenders For My Houseboat

    I have a 19 x 100 Fantasy and looking for a company that makes, or sells rain extenders. Something hopefully white and made out of durable plastic...

    Started by Univoftnvol, 04-03-2017 11:08 AM
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    04-04-2017 06:22 AM Go to last post
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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

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