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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: 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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. Ham'n it up on the water (and I don't mean PIG)

    How many House Boaters are Amateur Radio Operators (Ham Radio)? Do you have stations on your boats? Can you show pictures of them? What type of...

    Started by Truckerbill, 11-24-2020 05:54 PM
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  2. Marina Manners

    We've been blessed with great dock neighbors since arriving over 8 years ago. Our current slip is next to a few families that have boated together...

    Started by Zilpo55, 11-13-2020 08:52 AM
    dock neighbors, marina manners
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    11-15-2020 02:09 PM Go to last post
  3. Famous Lake Goat

    One of highlights of this odd boating season on Lake Cumberland is the rise to fame of a goat. He apparently wanders down to the water's edge from a...

    Started by Zilpo55, 09-20-2020 10:03 AM
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    10-21-2020 08:39 AM Go to last post
  4. 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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  5. Bathroom exhaust fan

    My current bath fans exhaust through the roof, which kind of takes up a lot of valuable upper deck space. Has anyone seen a bathroom exhaust fan...

    Started by Endurance, 09-01-2020 11:22 AM
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    09-18-2020 10:42 AM Go to last post
  6. docked boat

    I am interested in getting a houseboat to live on for nine months out of the year.. It will remain docked, no cruising at all. Here are my...

    Started by mitchellp, 08-13-2020 05:46 AM
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    09-18-2020 10:36 AM Go to last post
  7. Towing jetboat

    We have a 59' stardust and have just purchased a 15' bayliner jazz we hope to tow behind the hb. i have just read some things about pinching a hose...

    Started by AndrewPayton, 08-28-2020 12:54 AM
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    08-28-2020 11:14 PM Go to last post
  8. Gibson 50' Cabin Yacht tank removal and replacement.

    Hi. New to the site. I bought a 1990 Gibson Cabin Yacht about a year and a half ago. The freshwater tank let loose due to corrosion (aluminum...

    Started by 50Gibsondriver, 04-05-2020 12:16 PM
    blackwater, gibson, tank replacement
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    08-04-2020 09:35 PM Go to last post
  9. Is it even possible to get covered in Fl?

    Hi all, On the heels of a 6 month long renovation of our 1986 58ft Jamestowner, I have spent the last day or so trying to get insurance ahead of...

    Started by CFLnewby, 07-29-2020 05:11 PM
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    08-04-2020 10:08 AM Go to last post
  10. Beaching boat

    Good day, my family and I are looking to get into house boating. We live in canada and really only have 3 or 4 months of good summer weather. We...

    Started by lizard, 07-29-2020 01:36 AM
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    08-04-2020 10:05 AM Go to last post
  11. Electrocution Deaths at Lake Pleasant

    "Electrical safety features were bypassed ..." Tragic death of two brothers at Lake Pleasant in Arizona. I worry about this all the time when I...

    Started by Zilpo55, 07-16-2020 07:44 AM
    electrocution, gfci, shock
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    07-17-2020 09:07 AM Go to last post
  12. Fire

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (KFVS) - At approximately 3:00 a.m. on Sunday July 12 a fire broke out on Pier 11 at Green Turtle Bay Marina and Resort. It was...

    Started by Fork-lift-king, 07-12-2020 04:28 PM
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    07-14-2020 03:36 AM Go to last post
  13. NW Alabama to Knoxville and the Little Tennessee

    We decided to change our plans for this coming spring. And I thought retirement meant that I didnt have to make any major decisions. Instead of Ky....

    Started by yeneb, 07-04-2020 03:03 AM
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    07-04-2020 05:42 PM Go to last post
  14. Happy Independence Day!

    I'd like to wish everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July holiday weekend. By all accounts, boating numbers are way up this season with many...

    Started by Zilpo55, 07-03-2020 08:20 AM
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  15. Houseboat Transport

    We're getting ready to upgrade to a larger Houseboat with no options at our current location that fit. We've found a couple we'd like to move on and...

    Started by LiveAboard, 07-01-2020 06:56 AM
    houseboat, moving, shipping, transport
    • Replies: 3
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    07-01-2020 10:53 AM Go to last post
  16. Question Help needed for coursework!

    Hi all! I'm a British student trying to do some research on a Design and Technology project on Houseboats. It would be really helpful if I could...

    Started by Maya, 06-08-2020 08:23 AM
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    06-26-2020 03:06 AM Go to last post
  17. Insurance question

    Hello houseboaters! We are in the midst of a glorious overhaul of a 1971 38' Riverqueen, and I have started the process of insuring our boat. One...

    Started by riverqueen101, 06-18-2020 07:58 AM
    insurance, survey
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    06-24-2020 09:50 AM Go to last post
  18. 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 pictures...

    Started by chaunceydouglas, 06-18-2020 09:54 AM
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    06-24-2020 09:25 AM Go to last post
  19. Boat sales booming

    I truly did not see this coming. Both new and used boats are selling quickly, at least in our area. One dock neighbor quickly sold his cruiser and...

    Started by Zilpo55, 06-15-2020 06:15 AM
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    06-16-2020 08:41 AM Go to last post
  20. Craziest thing you have seen from your houseboat!

    Post the craziest thing you have seen. NO nudity or vulgar posts. I have seen so much from our houseboat front and back porch, Drunks, boat ramp...

    Started by desimulacra, 06-15-2020 08:37 AM
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    06-16-2020 07:42 AM Go to last post

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