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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: 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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  1. My Old Boat, Playin' House converted to "less is more"

    We sold our 37' 1989 Gibson Dual Helm, Twin 350's to an architect in New Orleans. When he came over to Pensacola to look at it, he stated "Tom, I...

    Started by BananaTom, 01-08-2015 11:16 AM
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    01-09-2015 10:55 AM Go to last post
  2. 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 02:00 PM
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    01-09-2015 04:23 AM Go to last post
  3. Houseboat docking

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

    Started by, 12-21-2014 08:12 AM
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    01-07-2015 11:38 AM Go to last post
  4. 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 03:55 PM
    in motion, on board, satellite, television
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    01-04-2015 07:29 AM Go to last post
  5. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

    Our best Wishes for the Season and the entire New Year.

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 12-24-2014 01:39 PM
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    12-31-2014 07:21 PM Go to last post
  6. Tenn River from Alabama to Ohio River

    We will be on the go again this coming spring. We will be heading north on the Tennessee River from NW Alabama to Northern Ky. and beyond. We would...

    Started by Tony B, 12-06-2014 02:34 PM
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  7. Norcold boat and RV refrigerators

    Norcold is recalling boat and RV refrigerators that can catch fire. see They are being sued ( a class action) by two...

    Started by Ike, 07-29-2014 03:55 PM
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    12-19-2014 04:31 AM Go to last post
  8. Closed Thread

    Go Vols pointed out that a lot of items posted in the "What did you do to your Houseboat today" Deserve to stand alone. Most members won't scroll...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 07-30-2013 09:57 AM
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    12-19-2014 02:37 AM Go to last post
  9. My houseboat

    I am not new to boating and living on a boat. 4 years ago, I purchase a sailboat - Watkins 27. Decent living space for that size a boat. Last year, I...

    Started by dupek, 11-18-2014 07:34 PM
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  10. My Christmas gift to myself. Exhaust manifolds, risers and water pumps.

    Today I spent 4 boat bucks... just on parts. :mad: Tell me again why I do this?

    Started by DitchRider, 11-07-2012 03:17 PM
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    12-17-2014 11:25 PM Go to last post
  11. New to forum, have question

    I found this forum when I did a search on how to evaluate older houseboats. I am interested in acquiring an older houseboat to keep at the slip...

    Started by Ezgoing, 11-29-2014 11:06 AM
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    12-05-2014 09:42 AM Go to last post
  12. Cool Pirates Marina

    Ed, A Looper Blog I follow called "Fulfilling Dreams" had some good pictures of Pirates Marina from their stop the other night! Thanks Dad and...

    Started by Jolly Time, 10-14-2014 05:23 PM
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    12-01-2014 08:52 AM Go to last post
  13. 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 05:47 PM
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    11-30-2014 06:16 PM Go to last post
  14. Im new and would like to introduce myself....

    Hi there, I just wanted to take a few and tell you about my family and our Houseboating lifestyle. My name is Mike and my wife is Korrie. We have...

    Started by Mountaineer 67, 11-03-2014 11:55 AM
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  15. Remodel of Dinette

    Finally got around to doing something. I removed the old dinette table, peeled off the old pink Formica and replaced it with white Formica then...

    Started by Tony B, 10-11-2012 05:50 AM
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    11-21-2014 04:05 AM Go to last post
  16. Pickwick Lake to Mobile Bay, Alabama?

    Is it even possible to pilot from Pickwick Lake all the way down to Mobile Bay, Alabama? I've thought that this would be an amazing journey if it...

    Started by bishop311, 11-10-2014 05:07 AM
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    11-18-2014 06:39 AM Go to last post
  17. Lost one duo prop

    So, my boat wasn't responding and handling like it normally does. I knew something was off but I could still drive. Our boats come out for the...

    Started by SinOrSwim, 11-01-2014 06:01 PM
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    11-10-2014 10:32 AM Go to last post
  18. new to the site

    hello everyone, just wanted to say hi and tell a little about myself my name is todd,and my wife anna,we dock our 43 foot burnscraft at mm 101,at the...

    Started by burns43, 11-08-2014 02:06 PM
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  19. Kerosene heater

    Has anyone ever used a portable kerosene heater on your houseboat? We have in wall LPG heater but at times we could just use a local portable heater...

    Started by Potis, 10-27-2014 08:47 PM
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    11-03-2014 01:09 PM Go to last post
  20. Need Thruster Advice

    Hello All, I am looking to add thrusters to my 66' Sumerset and am seeking advice on type. Have spoken to several friends and the general...

    Started by clsimkins, 08-21-2014 10:05 AM
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    10-29-2014 04:52 PM Go to last post

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