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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 08:16 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 10:18 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 10:42 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. 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 10:43 PM
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  2. 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 08:35 AM
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    11-12-2019 08:48 AM Go to last post
  3. 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 07:35 PM
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    09-24-2019 09:15 AM Go to last post
  4. 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 09:09 AM
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    09-04-2019 09:00 AM Go to last post
  5. 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 11:45 AM
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    07-20-2019 06:24 AM Go to last post
  6. 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 12:42 PM
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    07-04-2019 11:02 AM Go to last post
  7. I’m BACK Baby!!!

    Well I have finally gotten back into owning a houseboat. I just closed on a 1973 Pluckebaum Rivermaster 50’ x 16’ with twin 454s. I believe I am...

    Started by JTAlberts, 03-25-2019 07:19 PM
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    05-26-2019 06:14 PM Go to last post
  8. AC compressor and Line set

    I currently have two rooftop units on my Pluckebaum that are long in the tooth and both are in the same room. Therefore the back bedroom receives...

    Started by JTAlberts, 04-19-2019 11:22 AM
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    05-01-2019 12:18 PM Go to last post
  9. Better times ahead for boat sales?

    I was fortunate to witness the delivery of a new custom houseboat to some folks at our dock very late last year. It is featured in an article in...

    Started by Zilpo55, 02-18-2019 09:52 AM
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    03-06-2019 07:01 AM Go to last post
  10. 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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    01-07-2019 12:47 PM Go to last post
  11. OHB, Question on your 48 foot Kingscraft

    OHB, I found a 1981 48 foot Kingscraft with Volvo Diesels for sale. Do you have any details on the Volvo Penta diesels they had in them? The...

    Started by JTAlberts, 07-05-2017 08:52 PM
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    12-16-2018 06:53 PM Go to last post
  12. Looking at a 1994 HB Sunstar

    The HB has cracks on the outside siding. Not sure if this is a big deal to fix or not or if it is sign there is probably other damage? Any helpful...

    Started by capjak, 09-21-2018 12:37 PM
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    10-22-2018 06:32 AM Go to last post
  13. The old barge is gone...

    On her way to a new home after many wonderful years, I'll miss her. Hope the new owners join the forum!...

    Started by Stmbtwle, 10-16-2018 06:25 AM
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    10-17-2018 06:57 AM Go to last post
  14. Hurricane check-in?

    How are y'all who were in the paths of Howard and Irma? Did you survive without much damage, I hope?

    Started by Amelia, 09-12-2017 02:57 PM
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    10-16-2018 01:44 PM Go to last post
  15. Fire

    http://www.whvoradio.com/2018/05/23/houseboat-sustains-major-fire-damage-at-barkley-marina/

    Started by Fork-lift-king, 05-25-2018 02:38 AM
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    07-26-2018 09:37 PM Go to last post
  16. Is anyone Boating this year?

    Is anyone Boating this year? It's kind of quite here. Tell your story.

    Started by BananaTom, 05-18-2018 06:30 AM
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    07-24-2018 10:02 AM Go to last post
  17. Westerbeke EFI generator ignition distributor

    Hi I need a replacement distributor for my 2005 westerbeke 14 sbeg efi generator. It is a Mitsubishi engine but have not been able to identify model....

    Started by ltrdayz, 07-11-2018 01:47 PM
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    07-19-2018 06:02 AM Go to last post
  18. One giant pontoon log!

    Even though we sold our Sailabration a couple years ago now, I like to keep an eye on what they're building still. This is picture of the largest...

    Started by GoVols, 02-09-2018 12:55 PM
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    04-12-2018 01:57 PM Go to last post
  19. Top Deck Anchor Line Windlass

    I am considering adding a way to attach an anchor line to the rear of my top deck. At Lake Powell, the typical way to "anchor" a houseboat is to...

    Started by Endurance, 03-23-2018 12:41 PM
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    04-08-2018 08:35 AM Go to last post
  20. Where is everybody?

    I hope the paucity of posts on this poor, neglected forum is because everybody spent the warm months out on a beautiful boat enjoying the peace, far...

    Started by Amelia, 01-29-2018 10:09 AM
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    03-14-2018 04:26 AM Go to last post

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