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  1. Thumbs up new roof and decks

    its a long process but half the boat is done. we had a roof leak on our Gibson and the plywood delaminated and broke the fiberglass and gelcoat...

    Started by 42gibson, 04-13-2015 04:45 PM
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    06-29-2015 02:49 PM Go to last post
  2. Every couple of years, we reach a milestone!

    They are minor milestones, (subtle, you have to know what you're looking for) but nonetheless, I have to brag: The designer/builder/ number-one...

    Started by Amelia, 11-11-2016 01:50 PM
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    06-24-2020 08:41 AM Go to last post
  3. New Houseboat roof

    I've bought an old pontoon houseboat 14' x 37' and got it hauled to my house so it would be easier for me to work on. The old roof and some of the...

    Started by bullseye, 02-17-2016 05:33 PM
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    08-17-2016 05:51 AM Go to last post
  4. Roof drain scupper thoughts? Where to find?

    We are having drainage problems on the roof of our houseboat. The drains keep getting plugged and water comes in where it shouldn't. Poor design. I...

    Started by cboshdave, 02-26-2020 06:01 AM
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    03-01-2020 05:57 AM Go to last post
  5. Kingscraft screen door

    I've got a 1970 '44 foot kingscraft and wondering if anyone knows where I could get a replacement screen door beings mine was removed before...

    Started by Clydein23polar, 10-20-2016 06:37 PM
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    10-22-2016 09:33 AM Go to last post
  6. On demand pump running

    The Head on demand pump, continues to run when not needed, isn't pumping water to the head but is running. Does pump water when I flush. Won't quit...

    Started by dalehollow, 07-13-2015 07:16 PM
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    07-17-2015 09:24 AM Go to last post
  7. Anyone heard or know of the red Honda

    Being installed in the hull and used inside the hull instead of setting up outside with a cord. Curious in the manor in which it draws fresh air...

    Started by dalehollow, 10-06-2016 07:41 PM
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    10-21-2016 03:28 PM Go to last post
  8. Tankless hot water hearer

    Going to replace existing hot water heater. Opps wouldn't let me edit hearer, to Heater Thinking about going the tankless route. We don't...

    Started by dalehollow, 02-14-2017 08:58 AM
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    02-15-2017 09:41 AM Go to last post
  9. Rain x type product

    Dock neighbor’s SeaRay cruiser always shines show room knock out bright. He owns car washes, gave me a product they use at auto wash. My research...

    Started by dalehollow, 08-22-2018 01:32 AM
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    08-22-2018 10:13 AM Go to last post
  10. Inverter/ Charger

    I Have a xantrex (sp) 2000. I Have had issues, with it. Thinking about trying the Magnum unit. Your thoughts. At least a 2000/2500. It ...

    Started by dalehollow, 05-27-2019 08:18 PM
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    06-06-2019 05:07 AM Go to last post
  11. Boat Life

    I'm seeing a slow down in my area of houseboat sightings. I seldom see one moving and all of the boats at my marina, including mine, are dock queens....

    Started by desimulacra, 10-28-2019 08:10 AM
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    11-07-2019 06:33 AM Go to last post
  12. stringer repair

    Does anyone have the name of the material that is used to fill stringers? It is a 2 part system that you mix and pour into the cleaned out stringer.

    Started by Fork-lift-king, 12-27-2015 10:56 AM
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    02-24-2016 07:04 PM Go to last post
  13. air conditioner

    At the boat show in Louisville about 5 years ago a dealer was selling small DC powered air conditioners. Can anybody remember to brand name?

    Started by Fork-lift-king, 06-13-2016 10:20 AM
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    07-15-2016 06:55 PM Go to last post
  14. Want to replace my inverter, any suggestions?

    I currently have a Xantrex RV3012GS (3000 watt) inverter. I want to replace it with a true sine wave unit. Does anyone know what the houseboat...

    Started by FreddyMac, 08-18-2021 10:38 AM
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    09-05-2021 01:33 PM Go to last post
  15. finally completed my lights

    Took me a bit to complete it, but here's my lighting project I recently completed. ...

    Started by GoVols, 07-13-2015 12:39 PM
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    08-24-2015 03:31 AM Go to last post
  16. Twin 225 outboards on a 35ft Burnscraft

    I have a 1971 35ft burnscraft. Twin 318s that are coming out, outdrives are rough and transom needs to be done. I found a pair of merc 225 outboards...

    Started by Jaredkemp, 06-03-2015 01:17 PM
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    06-08-2015 04:19 PM Go to last post
  17. 1970 with Twin Chrysler 318's Power Steering question

    Hello everyone: Just got in here and was hoping to connect with an awesome store of knowledge and wisdom about old houseboats. Mine is a 1970 Burns...

    Started by Jeff Yarbrough, 04-05-2021 12:14 PM
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    08-30-2021 12:25 PM Go to last post
  18. Thumbs up Raritan Crown Head Fix

    I thought my Raritan Crown Head Pump Motor was locked up. I let some friends use my Houseboat and they put toilet paper and went #2 in the Head!! I...

    Started by Jolly Time, 09-15-2016 04:32 PM
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    09-19-2016 09:22 AM Go to last post
  19. Ceiling Material

    Help required. I've got a 2003 Stardust Houseboat that had a water leak from the bar on the upper deck. The ceiling material inside the boat must...

    Started by JRF, 07-11-2016 07:31 AM
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    07-18-2016 04:37 PM Go to last post
  20. Marinette Aluminum houseboat rehab

    The boat isn't a total rehab. Check out my blog for the full story. This includes the Kingscraft that I started rehabbing a couple years ago and...

    Started by JTAlberts, 03-08-2015 06:15 PM
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    09-08-2015 06:42 PM Go to last post

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