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  1. 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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  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 09:42 PM
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  3. 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. marietta ,ohio sternwheeler festival

    the marietta sternwheeler festival is coming up quick. its sept. 7-8-9. if your even close to the area( by boat or car) you should stop by and see...

    Started by 42gibson, 08-23-2012 07:37 PM
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    08-24-2012 02:48 PM Go to last post
  2. and the day started out so good

    it was ealry saturday 10/6. we got a call from a man wanting to buy our old gibson. we went up river 8 miles to bring it down to take it out and...

    Started by 42gibson, 10-08-2012 01:01 PM
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    05-21-2013 06:21 AM Go to last post
  3. tucker boats

    we went to Cincinnati yesterday to Washington marine to check on the progress on our boat. I was talking to terry one of the owners and asked what...

    Started by 42gibson, 08-22-2015 06:04 AM
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    08-22-2015 09:41 AM Go to last post
  4. towing jetboat

    we have a 59' stardust and have just purchased a 15' bayliner jazz we hope to tow behind the hb. i have just read some things about pinching a hose...

    Started by altlrumy, 06-04-2015 08:15 AM
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    06-05-2015 05:35 AM Go to last post
  5. New water tank-- now what?

    There was an excellent article somewhere, I thought here, on inaugurating a new (poly-somethingorother) water tank, but I cannot find it. That job is...

    Started by Amelia, 01-02-2013 04:41 PM
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    01-07-2013 11:03 AM Go to last post
  6. Speaking of homebuilt houseboats

    There is visible progress. You who had the good sense to invest in a turnkey operation will hardly understand my jubilation, but once we get...

    Started by Amelia, 05-24-2014 06:39 AM
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  7. 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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  8. Voyage of the Lotus Eater

    In a triumph of persistence and foolhardiness, we managed to fulfill an all-summer ambition, by attending an Edenton Yacht Club party 24 miles east...

    Started by Amelia, 08-31-2014 06:24 PM
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    09-02-2014 02:33 PM Go to last post
  9. What's in your tool kit?

    Avast, mateys! We are headed out on the bright blue bay this weekend, I hope, though unlikely to be out of sight of home. (edit: scratch that plan......

    Started by Amelia, 05-22-2015 02:05 PM
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    05-31-2015 07:43 PM Go to last post
  10. 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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    05-03-2015 02:39 PM Go to last post
  11. Where the Hell is Puerto Rico?

    Some here me included would like to preserve some of the threads posted on the old forum. Here's the way I'm suggesting that we attempt to preserve...

    Started by Bamby, 08-24-2012 05:29 AM
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    08-25-2012 07:27 AM Go to last post
  12. Random BS Thread

    Well we've spent the last four weekends on the boat this year far short of what we'd would have normally logged due the sorry spring weather we've...

    Started by Bamby, 06-27-2013 05:15 PM
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  13. Who’s Watching Your Dock?

    Something I rec'd via a email from a newsletter sent out by the Magazine. I'm re-posting here with the assumption that it would be OK. Who’s...

    Started by Bamby, 01-14-2014 05:36 AM
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  14. Issues Marinas Have With Live-aboards

    In the thread "Mainas that allow liveaboard?" it's apparent that Marinas aren't receptive to live-aboard tenants. What's your thoughts on the issues...

    Started by Bamby, 02-17-2015 02:56 PM
    houseboat, live aboard, marina
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    02-19-2015 10:01 AM Go to last post
  15. Good Bye Old Forum

    I understand why the old Forum has been laid to rest, and the new has been born. However, it does sadden me to know that all the old posts, and...

    Started by BananaTom, 08-20-2012 03:04 PM
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    08-30-2012 06:43 AM Go to last post
  16. Tow Boat Insurance

    How many of y'all have it or need it where you boat? Here in Pensacola, most everyone has Sea Tow or Boat US for the boat towing needs. It is...

    Started by BananaTom, 01-18-2013 09:19 AM
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  17. ~~~~ You Gotta See This Gibson Pirate Ship For Sale ~~~~~ !!!!!

    http://gulfport.craigslist.org/boa/3730171827.html PIRATE SHIP FOR SALE

    Started by BananaTom, 04-25-2013 09:15 AM
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    04-29-2013 04:43 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 10:16 AM
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    01-09-2015 09:55 AM Go to last post
  19. Pickwick Lake to Mobile Bay, Alabama?

    Is it even possible to pilot from Pickwick Lake all the way down to Mobile Bay, Alabama? I've thought that this would be an amazing journey if it...

    Started by bishop311, 11-10-2014 04:07 AM
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    11-18-2014 05:39 AM Go to last post
  20. new to the site

    hello everyone, just wanted to say hi and tell a little about myself my name is todd,and my wife anna,we dock our 43 foot burnscraft at mm 101,at the...

    Started by burns43, 11-08-2014 01:06 PM
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    11-09-2014 08:52 AM Go to last post

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