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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 09:42 PM
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  2. 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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    01-06-2014 02:35 PM Go to last post
  3. 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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    02-17-2016 05:56 PM Go to last post
  4. 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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  5. 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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  1. 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
  2. Boating items on your Christmas list - Santa might be watching

    Being new to houseboating, our list of needs and wants is long and growing every day. I can't confirm that Santa reads this forum, but thought it...

    Started by Zilpo55, 12-03-2012 06:28 AM
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    12-16-2012 01:50 PM Go to last post
  3. Cruising range

    I'm wondering how one figures the cruising range of a used boat before the purchase. In this case I am interested in a Harbor Master Stolkraft but...

    Started by GJSmith, 12-20-2012 07:14 PM
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    12-28-2012 08:20 AM Go to last post
  4. 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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    02-08-2013 03:10 AM Go to last post
  5. Rivers, Creeks and Canals of Central FL

    Hello all, I would like to ask if anyone has taken any routes north from Lake Okeechobee and how far one can go before running into a dam or LLW....

    Started by LLSailor, 04-20-2013 08:17 AM
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    09-11-2013 05:37 AM Go to last post
  6. If you are looking for TV on your boat....

    Last year I was going to mount a satellite dish but decided not to. I tried the Slingbox this year and it works perfectly. If your marina has wifi...

    Started by SinOrSwim, 05-18-2013 07:27 AM
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    05-31-2013 08:26 AM Go to last post
  7. Westerbeke 12.5BEG generator issues

    I woke the genset from its winter slumber Friday only to find it behaving worse than I do before my morning coffee. Gen is an '05 12.5Kw BEG model...

    Started by GoVols, 04-29-2014 09:09 AM
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    07-01-2014 11:36 AM Go to last post
  8. Tenn-Tom Waterway Question

    Starting tomorrow, there will be the perfect 'travel by water' weather for at least a week straight. Problem: Most of the rivers, locks and dams,...

    Started by Tony B, 05-01-2014 01:00 PM
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    01-09-2015 03:23 AM Go to last post
  9. Keeping it fresh

    I keep thinking about adding a smaller fuel tank. My typical hour out / hour return fuel. Throw in 4 /6 gallons if the big generator is ran over...

    Started by dalehollow, 02-24-2014 07:16 PM
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    02-27-2014 08:20 AM Go to last post
  10. 40' Cruise-A-Home ... Great Loop?

    Any thoughts about whether or not a 40' Cruise-A-Home could handle the open water sections (like say, the Gulf) of the Great Loop with a reasonable...

    Started by keithj, 03-22-2014 02:56 PM
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    05-16-2015 12:40 PM Go to last post
  11. Marina inspection or code enforcement?

    Is there any agency that would handle code enforcement over a marina? Are there even any specific codes for marinas that need to be followed?

    Started by JTAlberts, 05-06-2014 02:57 PM
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    05-07-2014 01:17 PM Go to last post
  12. Houseboat docking

    Am I wasting time and money rigging a trolling motor for docking purposes only?

    Started by Stevepace.golf@yahoo.com, 12-21-2014 07:12 AM
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    01-07-2015 10:38 AM Go to last post
  13. Onboard Television

    We've been trying desperately to get TV on our houseboat. Most boats on Lake Lanier have DirecTV but they no longer service boats, will not install...

    Started by lld, 12-22-2014 02:55 PM
    in motion, on board, satellite, television
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    01-04-2015 06:29 AM Go to last post
  14. Micro Commander issues

    I have MC controls and they have been acting up. The batteries test at 13v, so I know it is not a power issue. My starboard side control will...

    Started by SinOrSwim, 10-22-2015 06:06 AM
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    11-12-2015 07:20 PM Go to last post
  15. Tony B at The Starting Gate

    We will be leaving the Knoxville, Tn area sometime in late spring and heading downstream to the end of the Tenn. River at the junction of the Ohio....

    Started by Tony B, 02-11-2016 05:16 AM
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    02-12-2016 12:52 PM Go to last post
  16. Marine loans for houseboat

    When we bought our boat, the rule of thumb was the boat couldn't be any older than 20 years old. Today, a prospective buyer for my boat got news...

    Started by GoVols, 03-10-2016 11:21 AM
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    04-12-2016 09:49 AM Go to last post
  17. fresh water in bilge

    I am a new member but have been reading and getting lessons on houseboating fo ryears. I have a 1982 gibson executive 50 ft . I am getting fresh...

    Started by jerry, 08-15-2016 01:15 PM
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    08-19-2016 07:23 PM Go to last post
  18. Carri Craft

    I have been looking at a 57' Carri Craft to rebuild. It has twin, 6 cylinder Perkins diesel. Has anyone had any experience with these boats?

    Started by Fork-lift-king, 11-24-2012 02:59 AM
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    09-11-2015 03:40 PM Go to last post
  19. Ky Lake accident

    This week a boater from Missouri was killed when reportedly running under the short spans of Eggners Ferry Bridge. You should never run under the...

    Started by Fork-lift-king, 05-11-2013 11:25 AM
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    08-24-2015 03:29 AM Go to last post
  20. My first Houseboat!

    I am looking at a 1989 Gibson 36' that from what I can tell is in good condition. I've been on it several times and never noticed any problems. The...

    Started by Wyatt, 01-08-2014 05:48 PM
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    04-14-2014 03:58 PM Go to last post

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