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  1. 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 07:16 PM
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  2. 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 09:18 PM
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  3. 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 09:42 PM
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    09-20-2015 08:47 AM Go to last post
  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 01:21 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 09:27 PM
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  1. 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, Today 11:16 AM
    blackwater, gibson, tank replacement
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  2. Boat Taxes in your state

    I would like to ask, what taxes (if any) are assessed on houseboats in your state? Boat taxes have become a hot topic again here in Kentucky. ...

    Started by Zilpo55, 03-13-2020 11:49 AM
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    property tax, taxes
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    04-03-2020 06:38 PM Go to last post
  3. Passing of a Houseboat Legend

    I just read that Terry Miller of Houseboats Buy Terry recently passed away on March 23, 2020. The wife and I met her while searching for our HB. She...

    Started by desimulacra, 04-03-2020 11:42 AM
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    04-03-2020 11:42 AM Go to last post
  4. Thread: Tell me about coal tar epoxy-

    We've owned our SkipperLiner for going on 9 years now. Has a steel semi-V hull, dead-flat at the stern, 9° up front. I'm fixing to pull the boat this...

    Started by linedadelas, 03-20-2020 06:38 PM
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    03-29-2020 08:20 AM Go to last post
  5. Boating Industry In Trouble?

    The current pandemic crisis has tanked our economy is just a few short weeks. Whether we are in a full blown recession and how long it will last...

    Started by Zilpo55, 03-21-2020 07:44 AM
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    03-28-2020 07:16 PM Go to last post
  6. Painting Gibson Deck

    My 85 Gibson has the original paint outside. I am wanting to paint the decks and would like to keep it looking as original as possible. Does anyone...

    Started by claudineskiles, 03-20-2020 06:40 PM
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  7. Renters Insurance?

    Hello all! We've been full-time or part-time living aboard our 1993 renovated Sumerset for about 4 years now, in the Nashville area. After the...

    Started by APilkinton, 03-19-2020 06:19 AM
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    03-19-2020 02:14 PM Go to last post
  8. 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 07:49 AM
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    02-29-2020 07:42 AM Go to last post
  9. Cool houseboats in pacific ocean

    I am new in houseboats and I try find out if the house have stern drive is ok for salty ocean ? need advise thx

    Started by polo, 09-05-2012 09:35 AM
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    02-26-2020 06:37 PM Go to last post
  10. Storm washes away 70 boats at East Point Marina on Dale Hollow

    Sad news from Dale Hollow. Prayers for everyone involved. ...

    Started by Zilpo55, 02-07-2020 07:54 AM
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    02-19-2020 04:21 PM Go to last post
  11. Boat Shows 2020

    Who is planning to attend (or has been to) a boat show this year? The wife and I usually visit a couple in Jan - Feb. Not that we're shopping, it...

    Started by Zilpo55, 01-22-2020 05:50 AM
    boat show, dealers
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    01-28-2020 09:47 AM Go to last post
  12. Who is maning the Helm?

    Anyone have any information about who our Administrator is? I am getting newbies sending me Private Messages on why they can not post, after joining.

    Started by BananaTom, 01-13-2020 12:18 PM
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    01-28-2020 09:44 AM Go to last post
  13. Alabama fire chief confirms deaths as fire destroys 35 boats - Jackson County Park

    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — Boaters leaped into the water to escape an explosive fire that consumed at least 35 vessels docked along the Tennessee River...

    Started by BananaTom, 01-27-2020 10:11 AM
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    01-28-2020 08:36 AM Go to last post
  14. Rest in peace pirate

    Started looking for my buddy. Called the Pickensville Pirate Marina Cove, to learn it isn't there any longer. In a past post here, he had posted...

    Started by BananaTom, 01-07-2019 11:42 AM
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  15. Merry Christmas to all!

    And our best wishes for a wonderful 2020. Our Hero has retired. Again. After most of a year of my country doc pretending to be a pediatrician...

    Started by Amelia, 12-21-2019 08:39 AM
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    01-13-2020 12:16 PM Go to last post
  16. New experience

    After 28 years of houseboating, we had a new experience last weekend - a mouse on the boat. We were able to easily trap and remove it from the boat....

    Started by easttnboater, 11-06-2019 07:35 AM
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    12-21-2019 08:26 AM Go to last post
  17. Talking I'm Back TOO Baby!!

    I saw JTAlberts post, and it inspired me to jump back into this forum again and become an active member) Plus for the supporters over the years, its...

    Started by SevenSlider, 08-15-2019 09:43 PM
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    12-06-2019 05:43 PM Go to last post
  18. Pluckebaum Progress

    I haven't posted since I got the boat home this spring as I have been busy with the rehab as well as life in general. Overall things are going...

    Started by JTAlberts, 08-18-2019 06:35 PM
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    09-24-2019 08:15 AM Go to last post
  19. Any Suntex customers?

    We've been told that our marina is under contract to be sold to Suntex Marinas. Of course, we're all trying to figure out how we feel about this. ...

    Started by Zilpo55, 11-18-2015 08:09 AM
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    marina suntex
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    09-04-2019 08:00 AM Go to last post
  20. Abandoned boats

    We have had two owners literally walk away from their boats at our marina since the first of the year. One had lived aboard for several years then...

    Started by Zilpo55, 07-04-2019 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    07-20-2019 05:24 AM Go to last post

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