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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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  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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  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. Ok JT here it is. Life and times of the Pirate

    Ok you asked here it is I was born November 13th 1942 in Birmingham Al. I took my bicycle apart at age 7 and As OHB said the saga began I...

    Started by pirate, 10-19-2012 02:18 PM
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    10-23-2012 12:50 PM Go to last post
  2. FYI on electronics

    Some may or may not know Navionic's sells a phone app for about $10.00. This is like having a handheld gps, showing you every detail of the water...

    Started by dalehollow, 12-31-2013 05:20 AM
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    05-26-2014 03:19 PM Go to last post
  3. How much is an average boat rental per day In US?

    I am looking for information on the boat rentals. Does anybody know a good place to do that and is also reasonable in price.

    Started by f_houseboat, 08-04-2015 01:19 AM
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    08-17-2015 06:29 AM Go to last post
  4. Cell Phone Antennas

    Next year we will be starting a new life of inland waterway cruising in the eastern waterway system. I will probably be relying on my mobile 'Hot...

    Started by Tony B, 10-19-2012 04:52 AM
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    10-20-2012 06:09 AM Go to last post
  5. Thanksgiving

    Did anyone spend Thanksgiving on the boat? I enjoyed the story in the magazine section about the family spending theirs on the boat and having...

    Started by Dan, 11-28-2012 05:02 PM
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    12-03-2012 05:57 AM Go to last post
  6. Galvanic Isolator

    My boat sits in a fresh water covered marina along side tons of other houseboats and cruisers. My boat doesn't have a galvanic isolator. Do I...

    Started by GoVols, 12-13-2012 01:08 PM
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    12-13-2012 04:39 PM Go to last post
  7. Anchor Question

    What style anchors do you use the most on lakes and rivers? I have a Danforth, a plow and a claw anchor. The danforth is no problem, I hang it from...

    Started by Tony B, 12-17-2012 07:36 AM
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  8. Painting Gibson Deck

    My 85 Gibson has the original paint outside. I am wanting to paint the decks and would like to keep it looking as original as possible. Does...

    Started by Gibson42lc, 06-04-2013 07:16 PM
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    06-05-2013 09:54 AM Go to last post
  9. European houseboating

    I've had a pretty busy year and have missed checking out this forum each morning 5 weeks ago we flew to Marseilles where we prepped our 41' Morgan...

    Started by joetil, 06-26-2013 05:42 AM
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  10. Christmas boat parade

    My wife and I decorated and entered our HB in the Christmas Parade this past weekend. The last 2 years, we wanted to join the fun, but we had other...

    Started by GoVols, 12-17-2013 10:54 AM
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    12-18-2013 07:16 AM Go to last post
  11. Sail vs. Power

    In our previous life we were Coastal and Open Water sailboat cruisers, mostly on the Gulf of Mexico and some Atlantic. Planning a trip was very easy....

    Started by Tony B, 05-28-2014 04:47 PM
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    11-30-2014 05:16 PM Go to last post
  12. help with Mooring lines

    just purchase a used 2012 16 x 84ft Sharpe. I need to purchase mooring lines for when we tie up to the bank and across an inlet. My previous boat,...

    Started by smul924, 09-08-2014 07:16 PM
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  13. Sold one boat, Purchased another!!

    Sold Jolly Time to a Riverboat Captain here in Mississippi. Have been without for several months and looks like I just became the owner of a 40 ft...

    Started by Jolly Time, 10-20-2014 05:13 PM
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    10-27-2014 01:42 PM Go to last post
  14. Electronic Charts?

    Anybody use the electronic charts and navigation systems for laptops or tablets on the houseboat? What do you like, and why? Putting a fancy...

    Started by Amelia, 04-07-2016 09:43 AM
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    04-13-2016 03:24 PM Go to last post
  15. What's up with Gibson now?

    What's going on with Gibson now?

    Started by DitchRider, 07-16-2016 03:23 PM
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    09-19-2016 11:12 AM 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. Great Loop and the Big Bite

    Anyone here ever do the big bite? Between Tarpon Springs, FL and Carrabelle, FL? An even better question, has anyone ever taken a trip from the...

    Started by JTAlberts, 06-14-2016 12:45 PM
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    08-17-2016 05:46 AM Go to last post
  18. Newbie looking for correct term for steps

    I'm looking to add or possibly replace the steps or ladder from the stateroom that allow one access to the aft deck through the stateroom window. Are...

    Started by HerJoy, 07-17-2016 07:47 PM
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    08-03-2016 11:51 PM Go to last post
  19. Some drone footage. Love how it turned out.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwCDpuffBKg

    Started by SinOrSwim, 11-09-2016 02:40 PM
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    11-10-2016 06:14 AM Go to last post
  20. 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

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