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I want to replace the carpet in my 47' HarborMaster and need to know what is the best option when it is NOT under a temperature control and could get to

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buyer's guide

Does anyone know how I get a price for a used houseboat? Is there a buyer's guide. I am looking at a Gibson boat but that make is not in Nada guides.

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Teleflex M50 Univalve

I need to replace a 1976 steering valve!. Telefax Univalve Model 50. For my Boatel motor yacht with upper and lower helm. Can anyone please help me? George

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1992 14x58 STARDUST

Considering purchase of 1992 Stardust HB. Listing states 14X58 footer but iBoats only lists 50, 54, 60 footers in that range for 1972. The HB is slipped

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1985 Hilbrun 14.6x53 Isaac

Hilbrun houseboat 14.6x53 1985

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2004 Volvo KAD43-P Sterndrive for sale

2004 KAD43-P Sterndrive for sale,Ready to bolt up to your DP-E Sterndrive. This is a late model KAD43-P before it moved to the computer controlled KAD44.

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Info request-Full hull houseboat

I am new to this forum and site and am delighted with all of the information provided. I was hoping someone could provide any info regarding these 2 photos.

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Internal water pressure

I have a 2007 Summerset Houseboat. My issue is my internal water pressure sucks. I have removed all the faucet heads as well as the shower head to “flush”

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A decision I made last year

Hey everyone, my name is Scott and new to this group. For many years I've done the typical houseboat rentals on many lakes and rivers throughout the summer.

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Catamaran aqua cruiser

I have a 1995 catamaran aqua cruiser 14x48. It has 80 gallon black water holding tank that is located in one of the fiberglass pontoon. I have owned this

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Tips on entering a contract with earnest money

I am interested in purchasing a houseboat this fall, however the boat has been winterized and I will not be able to get a sea-trial before next spring,

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Trying to get some input as to costs to restripe a 80 ft houseboat

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1998 Catamaran Cruiser Lil Hobo

Where is the holding tank vent located? The toilet will not pump out and we need to find out the problem.

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Playbouy Houseboat HELP

I just purchased a 1984 Playbouy Houseboat, SN- DVN 200210984, and I can't seem to find ANY information on this boat. I contacted Avalon and Tahoe, but

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SplendorCraft fuse box

I just purchased a 1979 35', and I have looked all over for the 12 volt fuse bilge pump is out..think its the fuse...anyone know where it is?

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toilet smell outdoors on 2007 sommerset when flushed

we have a 2007 sommerset 80 ft houseboat in minnesota. when we flush the toilet the smell outside is disgusting. we have cleaned the tanks, added chemicals

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Problems in the architecture of Houseboats

Hello. First of all, I am a student from brazil. I have to find problems and solutions for them in the architecture of houseboats as a school project and

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Control Cable length (Lower Helm cables only)

Hi all. Does anyone happen to know the length of the throttle and or shift cables for a 89s HM 41 Medditeranean barracuda with twin sterndrives?

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1972 Whitcraft Coastal Cruiser

Tim Kind 210 5th Ave S Onalaska, WI 54650

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SPEED 4 cyl volvo Penta?

What would be a normal cruise speed with a 3 buoy 40ft houseboat with a 4 cyl Volvo Penta I/O engine ? Thanks!

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Welcome Women to the Marine Surveying Profession

Navtech US Surveyors welcomes women to the the boat inspection profession for insurance and underwriting/buy sell. Houseboats are the most requested,

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Post cruise sewage smells!

Our houseboat has a horrible sewer smell inside the cabin and out on the front deck only AFTER returning from a cruise on the lake. Any ideas? Checkpoints?

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Finding the HIN on 94 Sumerset houseboat

We cannot find the HIN in a 94 Sumerset we just purchased. Any help would be appreciated

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Any ideas on when this pontoon houseboat was made?

I am the Oral History and Digital Projects Librarian for Berkeley County Library System, headquartered in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. I am currently

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2004 Adventurecraft 28 foot

Paul Hanna phanna @ ftc

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water tanks

where is the fill holes for fresh water holding tanks on 1992 summerset.

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Why Don't You Answer Me?

I tried to buy an anchor from you and you cancelled the order but took my money (via Paypal). What's up with that? I have emailed you a half dozen times

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What type cable steering system is this?

I'm trying to find out what type of steering system my 1968 Lazy Days houseboat has, and trying to upload a picture.

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engage throttle on houseboat

my houseboat engines will not engage unless generator is running. I have not had this issue before. engines will start while on shore power but when

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I need questions answered about 1998 catamaran Aqua Cruiser 12 x 38

Where is the gray water tank located and doesn't the sink water and shower water go automatically out of the boat or does it go into the gray water tank

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Houseboat DIY water filtration and purification

I recently purchased a houseboat and I'm wanting to build a water filtration/purification system using parts I can purchase at the plumbing store. We'll

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Building my own houseboat -need a hull plan

Hi there, would like to build my own houseboat here in Germany. It should be around 45ft long and 13ft wide. But I do not want a ponton, I would like

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Pontoon house boat and rough waters!

I live on lake ontario and am interested in buying a houseboat and becoming a liveaboard the one we found was a 40 foot pontoon house boat and we found

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Hi, My name is Jeff Kennon. I grew up in Greensboro N.C. and I now live in Raleigh. Somehere in the 70's my father worked for Strandberg Engineering. The

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How to determine the fair value of 2007 Horizon 66 Houseboat?

I need help finding a source on-line that shows how much previous buyers paid for the 2007 Horizon 66 houseboat. I can't find any information when I search

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Inspection on house boat

We just purchased a houseboat in Ontario Canada and live on it year round. We had an inspection when we purchased it and it came up with a couple of problems.

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TravelWave 360

Anybody have any experience with these? Wondering about launch and recovery? Also if there is an anchor locker and if so could a windlass be mounted.

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Deck flex on pontoon houseboat build

I am planning on building a 38 x 12 foot pontoon houseboat the boat will be used on lakes and river. The pontoons are Plastic attached to galvanised steel

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Free Place to Anchor; The canal between Tropical Shores Way and the Tennis Courts at Fort Myers Beach.

I own a canal. The canal is located in the Town Of Fort Myers Beach. It is located between Tropical Shores Way and the Tennis Courts at the Fort Myers

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1972 Gibson Questions

I recently purchased a 30’ 1972 Fiberglass Gibson Houseboat. I’m looking for any and all info in regards to this vessel. Blueprints would be greatly appreciated

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