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Breaker Panel

Any idea where a breaker panel would be on a 1979 Kayot?

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Town House

Can you put a town house on pontoons and 4 big poles on each corner ,there in the ground concrete .All flood town should look at this. Thank mate.

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Holiday mansion houseboat for sale

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Sundance houseboat

Hello fellow houseboat lovers I just purchase a 1984 Sundance houseboat. The house had only two owners and in great shape, I’m attempting to find a

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Good afternoon. I want to buy a houseboat made by FANTASY YACHTS. Year of construction 2009. For registration in Russia, I need documentation on the vessel.

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What is the best model of Holiday Mansion houseboat to use on the Loop and why?

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Fresh water hook up. Myacht

My myacht fresh water holding was disconnected and I want to replumb it. Don’t know where to connect it to. Need pics of connection to the tanks.

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Houseboat doors

Help! We are looking for a new or used aluminum (or wood) sliding door to fit a 65 high x a min/max wide-opening 30/60 with entering sliding tracks. Our

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Hello! I am moving to Maine and am looking to rent a houseboat for 3+months starting at the end of May or beginning of June 2022. Any ideas?


Drop ceiling repair

Hi, I had a leak in the roof and I have some damaged ceiling panels, wondering how to replace them

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1978 sumerset houseboat 14 x 58

Richard Bradford 4707461545 I am looking for a owners manual 14 by 58 Somerset houseboat

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Breaker Box

Does anyone know where I can get a breaker box for a 1996 Twin Anchors houseboat?

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Fun Country Houseboats?

These seem much more inexpensive as opposed to other houseboat mfgs., however I dont see many of them on the water? Is anyone experienced with these? If

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Can I add a hot tub to the top deck?

I'm looking at a 1999 Sumerset houseboat 18' X 96'. How do I know if I can put a hot tub on the top deck and if so, what size and where to put it? Thanks!

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Houseboat History

Would there be any interest in the history of houseboating? My dad, James Cron and longtime friend Frank Koplin started building Drifters and Stardust

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Desire to rent a houseboat 1 year before purchase

I live near Lake Travis and would like to rent and live-aboard for a year before purchase. I have not been able to find any accommodations like this.

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houseboat heating

Hi, I just bought a houseboat (concrete bottom) that has central heating system on gas. However, the houseboat is now in a place that doesn't have a gas

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Plumbing a black water holding tank

I have a 1999 sharp Houseboat that has two heads. It appears that the holding tanks for the black water were never used for black water. Instead they were

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Vac-u-flush to MSD 1

Currently have a Vac-u-flush system that I can not change the Y-valve position. Looking for a source for an Electro Scan, or Purasan Ex to repace current

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Info needed - 1992 66ft Riverchase Cruiser

I am just starting to think about buying a houseboat. I found this one for sale, but have not been able to find any real information on the manufacturer

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Accessible houseboats - where can they be purchased?

Looking to lease, rent, or buy an accessible houseboat. I am paralyzed and want to enjoy a houseboat or live on one. Where do I look?

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Price question

I’m thinking of buying a2016 sunstar home cruiser 42ft in really nice condition. Could anyone give me a rough idea of price?

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Canvas party top replacement

Has anybody seen the canvas replacement tops for houseboat. They are metal or composite panels. I am looking for information to get my canvas replaced

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Can any one tell me what make this is

So I purchased this the end of last summer boat motor and trailer for 1200. the motor was frozen up. so I started with that. rebuilt it over the winter.

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1979 Kayot 42 ft. Houseboat

Bought this little gem, late August last year and just lived with her vintage(old) charm. But, would like to make some upgrades such as bathroom vanity.

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our Houseboat 4 Heroes project

We are a non-profit, Veteran owned and Veteran operated team rebuilding this old River Queen to be able to take Veterans, Firefighters, LEO's and their

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Maximum H.P. 2003 24 ft Pontoon

I have a 2003 play time pontoon can anyone tell me the maximum horsepower rating allowed on that boat

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Is Pex piping safe to store drinking water underneath our houseboat?

Hi, We are trying to find a solution to drinking water storage on our houseboat. We do not have deck space to fit a tank, and would like to investigate

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2001 Sumerset Colorado

How can we remove the spa from the top of our houseboat? It is hardwired and we would like to remove it and open up the space on top of the boat.

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Exterior Wall Repair,Repaint

My mother recently purchased a houseboat that has peeling and cracking on the exterior. We assume it’s a fibreglass siding but don’t know how to tell and

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1966 River Queen Houseboat Project

We have had our 1966 steel-hulled 38' River Queen delivered. The plywood cabin and roof has suffered major damage but that will get rebuilt come Spring,

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George Campbell

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Tips for fixing leaky houseboat windows

Hi my wife and I purchased a 1977 Gibson 36' HB over the summer. We, and the boat, are on a lake in CO. Boat is in pretty good shape but we want to start

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Leaking water through overhead light on front of the boat

I have water coming out of the overhead light on the front of my boat. any thoughts where that water might be sneaking in? Thanks

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Water dripping through overhead light on the front of my houseboat

After a rain storm, I have water dripping from the overhead light on the front of my Gibson houseboat. Any thoughts where it might come from? Thanks

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Gray water sensor problem?

Why is my gray water sensor saying zero when I know it has gray water in it?

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Houseboat roof weight capacity?

Have a 1998 stardust 56x14, looking to add a hot tub on the roof. Have had jet skis up there before, curious about the weight limit.

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Gibson Houseboat owner

I have a question about maintenance of a 1990, 44' Gibson houseboat. The main shower drain pump has gone out. I have changed the pump for the front wet

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Gibson propellers

I have a 1997 Gibson Classic 44 ft with 2 350 engines. I need a prop. What would be the standard pitch for that boat? Thanks

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