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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. Make it sop!!! Houseboat wanders at anchor like a drunken sailor

    Ok all.. After months or repair and refit we've taken our new Gibson 50' out for the weekend. We decided to go the 40 miles north up to Peck Lake...

    Started by DitchRider, 09-02-2012 07:25 AM
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    08-31-2015 10:04 AM Go to last post
  2. 1985 Gibson Lazy Cruz

    Im new to the forum and thought I would post a few pics of "Low N Slow" and introduce myself. We are in Chattanooga Tn and have our boat on Soddy...

    Started by Gibson42lc, 10-18-2012 10:00 AM
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    09-11-2015 04:46 PM Go to last post
  3. LPG Bottles

    I am planning on carrying two 40 lb propane bottles on my back deck. Actually itís the top of the aft cabin. My boat is a Mainship 36 DC and is not...

    Started by Tony B, 10-31-2012 12:23 PM
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    06-04-2015 07:45 AM Go to last post
  4. Brewing coffee away from dock

    I love waking up early in a cove and enjoying the quiet, especially with a good cup of coffee. The only gas we have is the grill up top, and it...

    Started by Zilpo55, 06-19-2013 08:27 AM
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    06-28-2013 05:04 AM Go to last post
  5. Found my new boat

    https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/boa/4088822185.html Talk about a ground up project. At least they already got it sandblasted. Just a wild...

    Started by JTAlberts, 10-11-2013 08:23 AM
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    10-15-2013 08:09 AM Go to last post
  6. Outdrive flip up

    Its been a while since i have been on here but we are gearing up for a great season and i look forward to visiting this forum and silently learning! ...

    Started by Gibson42lc, 05-26-2014 08:54 PM
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    08-30-2015 07:29 AM Go to last post
  7. FIRE Posted by Fork Lift King

    The president of Inland Marina Inc. in Evansville and an off-duty Evansville firefighter were arrested Saturday after police said they interfered...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 02-20-2015 08:26 AM
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    04-13-2015 07:44 AM Go to last post
  8. Auto-tracking satellite

    I know 42Gibson has a setup on his boat, but I am curious as to if anyone else out there has something. I want to add a couple TVs to the boat...

    Started by JTAlberts, 05-11-2016 07:46 AM
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    05-13-2016 06:32 AM Go to last post
  9. Question RiverChase houseboats?

    Hello all, Wife and I are looking at houseboats in central Mississippi. There is a Riverchase 16x70 for sale locally. I cannot find any info on...

    Started by CrawGator, 05-26-2017 02:39 PM
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    07-17-2017 02:33 AM Go to last post
  10. Myacht 2000 4310 Houseboat Need Log Air Relief Valves

    There are 7 chambers in each of the of the two 'logs'/pontoons on my 4310 2000, Myacht, Tracker Marine houseboat. There is a male, coarse threaded,...

    Started by gerrynolan, 06-25-2015 06:42 PM
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    06-29-2015 03:40 PM Go to last post
  11. concrete hull

    Just looked at a 58 x 18 concrete hull boat on craigs list looks kinda like a sailboat it doesn't say what kind of boat it is. Any opinions about a...

    Started by capnmorgan, 09-10-2012 08:20 PM
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    05-16-2015 01:37 PM Go to last post
  12. Life and times of OHB

    Since it seems that OHB has owned more houseboats than years I have lived, I'd like to hear more about them. On the old forum he posted some...

    Started by JTAlberts, 09-25-2012 06:53 PM
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    10-09-2012 10:31 PM Go to last post
  13. Reverse Hook Cup Propeller

    Has anyone tried the Propco RHC propeller? They claim to have up to 200% more reverse thrust, and supposedly work great to get a houseboat off a...

    Started by ShoreBound, 12-13-2012 09:43 AM
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    09-23-2015 10:58 PM Go to last post
  14. 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
  15. What's in your tool kit?

    Avast, mateys! We are headed out on the bright blue bay this weekend, I hope, though unlikely to be out of sight of home. (edit: scratch that plan......

    Started by Amelia, 05-22-2015 03:05 PM
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    05-31-2015 08:43 PM Go to last post
  16. Anchoring

    I have a 58' Lakeview and have only anchored a couple times. I tied to one of the corner cleats. I'm wondering if I might be better off dropping an...

    Started by SinOrSwim, 08-30-2015 07:31 AM
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    09-11-2015 04:35 PM Go to last post
  17. Davit motor/winch

    My boat is 20 years old and I have owned it for about 5 years. The Davit Winch was not installed and had a bad switch if I remember correctly. I...

    Started by SinOrSwim, 12-07-2015 07:16 AM
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    12-11-2015 01:06 PM Go to last post
  18. Gas grill?

    Oh, it's a gorgeous spring day here in the back of beyond, and a girl's thoughts turn to houseboating-- and barbecue. I'm eager to install a gas...

    Started by Amelia, 02-20-2017 11:46 AM
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    03-03-2017 07:47 PM Go to last post
  19. what happned to summer

    man, what happened? it seems like only yesterday we put the boat in and now its 8 weeks till we pull out. everyone must have had an uneventful summer...

    Started by 42gibson, 08-21-2017 06:13 AM
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    08-29-2017 04:01 PM Go to last post
  20. Move on Tenn Tom

    I have taken over the Smihville marina at the Wilkins lock on the Tenn Tom. Ships store will be open next week will have most things a transit or...

    Started by pirate, 11-10-2017 06:40 AM
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    11-21-2017 04:48 PM Go to last post

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