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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: 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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  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: 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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  1. Fire

    http://www.whvoradio.com/2018/05/23/houseboat-sustains-major-fire-damage-at-barkley-marina/

    Started by Fork-lift-king, 05-25-2018 01:38 AM
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    05-30-2018 04:56 AM Go to last post
  2. Is anyone Boating this year?

    Is anyone Boating this year? It's kind of quite here. Tell your story.

    Started by BananaTom, 05-18-2018 05:30 AM
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  3. Top Deck Anchor Line Windlass

    I am considering adding a way to attach an anchor line to the rear of my top deck. At Lake Powell, the typical way to "anchor" a houseboat is to...

    Started by Endurance, 03-23-2018 11:41 AM
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    04-08-2018 07:35 AM Go to last post
  4. One giant pontoon log!

    Even though we sold our Sailabration a couple years ago now, I like to keep an eye on what they're building still. This is picture of the largest...

    Started by GoVols, 02-09-2018 11:55 AM
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    04-12-2018 12:57 PM Go to last post
  5. Boat Search advice .

    New to the forum here. We are planning on getting back into houseboating after a 13 year absence. Previous boats was a 1980 Carlcraft and a 1997...

    Started by Sailormom, 01-13-2018 12:37 PM
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    01-27-2018 12:22 PM Go to last post
  6. Will there ever be another National Houseboat Expo?

    The great recession killed the National Houseboat Expo in Louisville several years ago and the common opinion is that it will never be back. After...

    Started by Zilpo55, 02-05-2018 09:50 AM
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    03-13-2018 05:27 PM Go to last post
  7. Where is everybody?

    I hope the paucity of posts on this poor, neglected forum is because everybody spent the warm months out on a beautiful boat enjoying the peace, far...

    Started by Amelia, 01-29-2018 09:09 AM
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    03-14-2018 03:26 AM Go to last post
  8. HBChattanooga

    I hope this is in the right place. I wanted to introduced (re-introduce) myself to the group. I was here a couple years ago as Gibson42LC. I sold...

    Started by HBChattanooga, 08-20-2016 08:01 PM
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    08-21-2016 06:11 AM Go to last post
  9. Tony B on the Tennessee

    We left Joe Wheeler State Park a few days ago. We are heading up-stream to Knoxville, Tn. area. It should take up a good while to get there as this...

    Started by Tony B, 04-30-2015 01:37 PM
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  10. 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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  11. Best place to my MMC control head?

    I was having trouble with my MMC controls. Just so happened my boat neighbot had a spare that he never installed on his flybridge. I swapped em out...

    Started by SinOrSwim, 11-10-2015 02:36 PM
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    11-11-2015 05:28 AM Go to last post
  12. 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 06:11 AM
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  13. 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
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    11-21-2016 05:47 AM Go to last post
  14. Question about Houseboats Hull design

    Just a quick question: Which hull design would be more efficient and practical for a Houseboat? A "Barge" style hull, a Pontoon, or a Catamaran...

    Started by Truckerbill, 02-14-2018 10:58 AM
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  15. Looking for Gibson manual

    Does anyone have a manual they would be willing to share or can you point me in the right direction? I'm looking for a wiring schematic and overall...

    Started by HerJoy, 08-01-2016 11:02 AM
    owner manual, wiring schematic
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    08-03-2016 11:49 PM Go to last post
  16. Curtains

    My Marinette came with some really heavy curtains. They had some sort of plastic/rubber backing on them. These are curtains that I haven't been...

    Started by JTAlberts, 05-14-2016 08:32 AM
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    05-17-2016 05:55 AM Go to last post
  17. Bringing ocean-going vessels up the Mississippi River?

    Hey guys. I'm working on a project at work and I'm hoping you can help me. Is it possible to bring a Roll On Roll Off (RORO) car carrying vessel up...

    Started by GoVols, 02-18-2016 09:20 AM
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    02-19-2016 01:32 PM Go to last post
  18. Anyone with experience with a box anchor?

    We previously anchored our cabin cruiser by backing up towards the shore using a bungee style rope on our forward danforth style anchor and tying off...

    Started by HerJoy, 07-17-2016 07:58 PM
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    07-20-2016 03:59 PM Go to last post
  19. Verify the rating on a crane/davit

    I am replacing the winch on my 1995 Lakeview. The old motor was rated at 3300lb. It was a Rule Industry V33S. I want to use it to lift a...

    Started by SinOrSwim, 02-18-2016 06:37 AM
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    02-19-2016 05:31 AM Go to last post
  20. Merry Christmas 2017

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all on this board. I will be spending part of the holidays on my new houseboat back in Tennessee. I hope you...

    Started by easttnboater, 12-20-2017 06:34 AM
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    12-21-2017 11:19 PM Go to last post

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