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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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  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 02:21 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 08:16 PM
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    02-17-2016 06:56 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 10:27 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 10:18 PM
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  1. Wheelchairs and houseboats

    Capnmorgan asked about wheelchair houseboaters on the old forum. I can't respond to that thread, so I thought I would start a new one to share what...

    Started by cutler, 08-19-2012 08:19 PM
    accessible, wheelchair
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    08-28-2012 08:17 PM Go to last post
  2. Question houseboat transportation

    have 1968 gibson with 14' beam. need to move from st louis to either new orleans or ft mers, fl. any thoughts

    Started by david hanley, 08-24-2012 10:34 AM
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    08-25-2012 07:01 PM Go to last post
  3. Bittersweet weekend

    This weekend my wife and I, my brother and his wife, and my dad are meeting at his houseboat to celebrate our 54th, 56th, and 81st birthdays. Due to...

    Started by easttnboater, 06-26-2015 06:38 AM
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    06-26-2015 01:11 PM Go to last post
  4. Fuel Tanks - portable

    I bought 4 new fuel tanks recently. The typical Wally World 5 gal. plastic gas jugs so I can carry an emergency supply of about 16 gals. I use...

    Started by Tony B, 04-12-2014 06:46 AM
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    04-14-2014 10:57 AM Go to last post
  5. ICW maps

    What are the best ICW maps to have and where do I get them?

    Started by capnmorgan, 08-04-2012 06:00 PM
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    08-06-2012 01:09 PM Go to last post
  6. 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 05:52 AM
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    10-20-2012 07:09 AM Go to last post
  7. 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 06:02 PM
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    12-03-2012 06:57 AM Go to last post
  8. 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 02:08 PM
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    12-13-2012 05:39 PM Go to last post
  9. 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 08:36 AM
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    12-28-2012 09:08 AM Go to last post
  10. 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 08:16 PM
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    06-05-2013 10:54 AM Go to last post
  11. 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 06:42 AM
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    06-30-2013 02:32 PM Go to last post
  12. 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 11:54 AM
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    12-18-2013 08:16 AM Go to last post
  13. 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 08:16 PM
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    09-09-2014 08:58 AM 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 10:43 AM
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    04-13-2016 04:24 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 04:23 PM
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    09-19-2016 12:12 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 09:32 AM
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    05-17-2016 06:55 AM Go to last post
  17. 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 08:47 PM
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    08-04-2016 12:51 AM Go to last post
  18. Some drone footage. Love how it turned out.

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

    Started by SinOrSwim, 11-09-2016 03:40 PM
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    11-10-2016 07:14 AM Go to last post
  19. 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 07:32 AM
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    04-22-2017 12:58 AM Go to last post
  20. Carbon Monoxide: Girls Poisoned on Houseboat

    It's that time of year again! Be careful. Girls poisoned by carbon monoxide while playing at lake ...

    Started by Ike, 06-11-2017 07:49 PM
    carbon monoxide
    • Replies: 3
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    06-13-2017 11:36 AM Go to last post

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