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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. Should buy used houseboat

    Hi guy, I plan to buy used houseboat. I need to check but what parameters to buy it. How much does the average price fluctuate? Many thanks

    Started by Milokun94, 09-21-2021 01:37 AM
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  2. Question Can a steel boat last "forever"?

    Hello all, I purchased an old houseboat from 1920 that needs some work. Is it a reasonable expectation that the steel hull will last for another...

    Started by trougnouf, 08-31-2021 04:10 AM
    hull, lifetime, steel
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    11-10-2021 05:27 AM Go to last post
  3. Contacting Pluckebaum

    Does anybody know if there's been general difficulty in getting in touch with Pluckebaum lately or if it's just me? Their website has both a...

    Started by PocketNaomi, 10-15-2021 04:36 PM
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    10-20-2021 06:12 AM Go to last post
  4. Season winding down

    Now that Labor Day has passed the numbers of boats are dropping significantly. I've seen lots of neighbors pull their boats and toys for the winter....

    Started by Zilpo55, 09-26-2021 09:12 AM
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    09-28-2021 12:38 PM Go to last post
  5. Why Wait Longer

    Welcome to the Forum "Why Wait Longer" Please forgive me for placing a Ban by mistake. We look forward to discussing Houseboats with you. BT

    Started by BananaTom, 09-10-2021 01:54 PM
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  6. 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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    08-30-2021 11:19 AM Go to last post
  7. Houseboat Capsized

    We had a very scary incident here on Cumberland a week ago. A sudden storm with straight line winds actually flipped about a 65 foot houseboat and...

    Started by Zilpo55, 08-02-2021 06:04 AM
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    08-11-2021 02:41 PM Go to last post
  8. 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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    08-03-2021 09:51 AM Go to last post
  9. Houseboat moving

    I am thinking about buying a houseboat,but it is 180 miles away. No trailer and its 47' long. Anyone ever mover there boat a distance? Aprox what...

    Started by onebad06vtx, 07-27-2021 07:19 PM
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    07-31-2021 06:58 AM Go to last post
  10. It is a done deal

    I am officially retiring April 3rd, 2020. Our house has sold - we are moving out this Thursday and closing next Thursday. We will split our...

    Started by easttnboater, 01-21-2020 08:49 AM
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  11. Elsa

    I know Bananatom and several others are in the path of Tropical Storm Elsa. Probably too busy to read this, but I hope this storm passes quickly and...

    Started by Zilpo55, 07-06-2021 06:03 AM
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    07-08-2021 06:35 AM Go to last post
  12. Insurance coverage in brackish water

    Just sold our trawler and looking to buy a "coastal cruiser". For insurance purposes are these considered house boats? The boat that I'm looking at...

    Started by Seafarer, 06-23-2021 03:40 PM
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    06-28-2021 05:55 PM Go to last post
  13. About Insurance

    "Eo thon bụng nhỏ" là trăn trở của khá nhiều chị em. Nhưng với guồng quay công việc, gia đ́nh. Chúng ta không có đủ thời gian đến pḥng tập. Đừng lo,...

    Started by jirotheking, 06-22-2021 07:39 PM
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    06-27-2021 06:48 AM Go to last post
  14. Used Houseboat Sales

    I've heard longtime boaters predict for several years that there would be a shortage of good used mid-price houseboats, and apparently that day has...

    Started by Zilpo55, 05-17-2021 09:00 AM
    agen togel, togel singapore
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    05-19-2021 05:18 AM Go to last post
  15. Boat Search advice .

    New to the forum here. We are planning on getting back into houseboating after a 13 year absence. Previous boats was a 1980 Carlcraft and a 1997...

    Started by Sailormom, 01-13-2018 01:37 PM
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    05-11-2021 03:06 AM Go to last post
  16. Marina Fires

    I heard of at least two very bad marina fires during the three winter storms that went through last week. Stuff like this keeps me up at night. The...

    Started by Zilpo55, 02-27-2021 09:50 AM
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    03-08-2021 09:55 PM Go to last post
  17. Houseboats vs Traditional Resorts for Vacation

    Hi everyone! I'd like to ask for your opinion on what are the pros and cons of houseboats vs traditional resorts for vacation. Is it easier to...

    Started by AmberPH, 03-07-2021 08:34 PM
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    03-08-2021 08:10 PM Go to last post
  18. Winter Storms 2021

    How is everybody (and your boats) faring during this series of winter storms? Ice storms and prolonged frigid temperatures have prevented me from...

    Started by Zilpo55, 02-18-2021 07:42 AM
    ice, snow, storm
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    03-06-2021 08:01 PM Go to last post
  19. Lazy Days houseboat question

    Hi all, Newbie here looking to purchase a 1982 Lazy Days houseboat and looking for advice on what to look for. I have read the “inexperienced...

    Started by NC boating, 01-14-2021 09:08 PM
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    01-18-2021 09:43 PM Go to last post
  20. 2021 Plans or Predictions?

    Happy New Year! We didn't ring in the new year on our boat, which is usually our tradition. Too cold and wet. But I have been on the boat since...

    Started by Zilpo55, 01-05-2021 01:25 PM
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    01-08-2021 12:21 PM Go to last post

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