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  1. 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
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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 10:27 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 02:21 PM
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  1. What did you do to your houseboat today.

    Seeing how we are more or less starting from scratch here I though I'd start a new thread that hopefully will generate some activity and perhaps even...

    Started by DitchRider, 07-10-2012 06:34 AM
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    07-30-2013 07:46 AM Go to last post
  2. Living Aboard

    I know we have discussed this a bit on the old forum, but want to bring it up again because now I'm thinking about making the change.......and we...

    Started by Dan, 07-17-2012 04:35 PM
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    living aboard a houseboat
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    09-13-2012 04:49 PM Go to last post
  3. Never ending story - Add 7 words

    The boat started to sink an I

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 11-22-2012 07:29 PM
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    05-28-2013 02:46 PM Go to last post
  4. New to houseboating

    We are looking for our first houseboat and need some advice.We are looking at Two different Gibsons tomorrow. A 1982 Lazycruz 50' single volvo penta...

    Started by Jakebg, 09-22-2012 04:45 PM
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    10-18-2012 06:33 PM Go to last post
  5. Does anybody actually travel in there houseboat?

    I don't see much talk about traveling on here does anyone do it. When my kids get out of school and move on I want to travel the ICW mostly between...

    Started by capnmorgan, 08-24-2012 08:14 AM
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    03-09-2013 02:02 PM Go to last post
  6. single engine vs twin engine??/v drive vs outdrive

    We have two houseboats in mind, one with a single engine 350 with outdrive, other is twin engine 305 with v drive. Any opinions or info on pros and...

    Started by mck1018, 08-23-2012 11:50 AM
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    10-17-2012 02:09 PM Go to last post
  7. What happened?

    J So whats going on. Will the old Forum go away. Will we be able to access the archives? Are Pirate and I still administrators/moderators? OHB

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 07-09-2012 10:47 AM
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  8. Your Stereo/Sound System

    I am curious what marine/auto/RV stereo you have installed. I am mainly looking at 12VDC radios. This is not specifically about Marine comms, but I...

    Started by KC55, 12-21-2012 02:29 PM
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    bluetooth, ipod, radio, remote, stereo
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    01-18-2013 01:16 PM Go to last post
  9. Larger Kings Craft houseboats with 318s?

    A friend of mine is looking for some larger Kings Craft houseboats. I have found that there are some of the larger boats with the Chrysler 318s. ...

    Started by JTAlberts, 09-20-2012 09:25 AM
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    09-25-2012 09:07 AM Go to last post
  10. How to add Ballast to Steel Pontoons

    I own a houseboat with steel pontoons. The boat was lengthened and a section of pontoons added to compensate for the added length/weight. However,...

    Started by Potis, 05-14-2013 06:30 AM
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    05-25-2013 08:06 AM Go to last post
  11. 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 06:15 PM
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    08-07-2013 04:52 PM Go to last post
  12. Untypical Floor Plan Value?

    We are currently looking at a 16' X 67' Jametowner with what we have been told was a custom floor plan .....two bedrooms and only one bath. I...

    Started by Dan, 07-30-2012 03:21 PM
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    08-24-2012 08:14 AM Go to last post
  13. Houseboat Sunk At Lake Camanche California

    One of our fellow houseboaters that put in the same day as us had an issue with a pontoon. The mover told him that old HB will sometime split a seam...

    Started by harvrbt, 07-12-2012 07:06 PM
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    07-23-2012 10:41 PM Go to last post
  14. Gun Question

    This is a gun question on what to buy. Please don't get into gun rights and other political issues or this thread will get killed. I'm targeting...

    Started by Tony B, 11-17-2013 04:21 PM
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    12-04-2013 07:37 PM Go to last post
  15. Gibson Houseboat company placed up for sale

    http://www.gibsonboats.com/gibson_boats_4_sale.htm

    Started by DitchRider, 04-05-2013 04:42 AM
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  16. runabout give me the runaround

    My wife and I have determined we need a runabout in order to run back and forth to the dock when the HB is anchored out in order to bring friends and...

    Started by GoVols, 11-06-2012 09:01 AM
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    11-07-2012 09:04 AM Go to last post
  17. Low hours boats - what should I watch for when buying?

    {I originally posted this as a reply to OHB's newbie post. I've decided to do a new thread} Shopping for a used boat, a couple that we like have...

    Started by Zilpo55, 08-09-2012 10:28 AM
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    08-25-2012 05:55 AM Go to last post
  18. Looking for a Hatch Hinge

    Anyone seen a designed hatch hinge for the inside hatch (32X32- 3/4" thick plywood plus covering), for a houseboat salon. Hope to locate a source.

    Started by dalehollow, 03-14-2013 08:24 AM
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    03-24-2013 02:05 PM Go to last post
  19. anchor rope question

    I anchored out from Friday through Monday evening this last weekend in somewhat heavy winds. I was very surprised my anchor held the entire time...

    Started by GoVols, 05-29-2013 08:05 AM
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    07-10-2013 11:18 AM Go to last post
  20. Kitchen Range/Oven Recommendation Needed

    My wife and I are the very proud owners 1990 Jamestowner HB. We bought it two weeks ago and have loved every minute we have spent on it. The issue we...

    Started by Dr_Jack0040, 09-09-2013 12:33 PM
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    12-02-2013 09:08 AM Go to last post

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