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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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Knot Rite

I am losing electrical in different parts of the boat. It is a 1972 Stardust Cruiser. All from the galley forward. I checked the 3 fuses at the helm.

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How to stop pontoon houseboat twisting

I am in the process of building a 12m x3.6m houseboat on 2 Mdpe pontoons the house section will be 7m x 3.5m constructed of SIPs (structural insulated

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76 Yukon Delta

I just bought one of these that is a bit of a project. Is there a specific forum for this brand. I'm looking for some things that might be missing from

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1975 nautaline 43 ft. where is the bow pump ? i have found the pump for the shower but cant find bow pump. the one on main control panel . PLEASE HELP

where is the bow pump ? i have found the pump for the shower but cant find bow pump. the one on main control panel . PLEASE HELP

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, Catamaran Cruiser Steering

Like my 35x10 Cat Cruiser SE, no help from manufacturer, due to new owners, My steering is stiff, does anyone have knowledge of where/how to oil/lub the

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Starlite Houseboats

Looking at a 2004 starlite houseboat. Does anybody have info. on this brand. Not a lot out on the internet. I wonder why?

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inverter batteries

What type of batteries are best for my inverter system. I currently have six 6 volt deep cycle batteries that are 10 years old and am thinking of buying

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Luxury 88' x 38' Houseboat on HDPE pontoons

I am an expatriate Australian semi retired in Malaysia with very little boating experience. The cost of living in Malaysia is low, the weather is always

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Thoughts on wood hull with fiberglass overlay?

I am considering purchasing a houseboat that is more like a floating home, no engine. It recently had a brand new wooden hull with fiberglass overlay.

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Houseboat Newbie

I am very interested in houseboats ... I have never even been on one but I believe I would love it. I love the water, beeing in on and around it brings

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HB Insulation

I am a beginner and looking to purchase a houseboat. My hope is to buy one that I am happy with and can keep for a while. I don't understand why some boats

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Motorcycle on Houseboat?

We are a few years away, but have given serious thought to living aboard a houseboat in Florida, or somewhere south. HOWEVER ... my husband has always

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Question: covering the marine plywood thoughts

I am building a houseboat and trying to understand the concerns with covering marine plywood with something like a rolled vinyl. The product is cheap

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AQUAHOME HOUSEBOAT with 307 & 327 engines

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'84 holiday mansion 36 ft

upper station steering pump has cracked case. It is not repairable. Need a 500 psi Teleflex pump. I am told contemporary pumps are 1,000 psi. Don't

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Deck - painting

I am getting ready to paint my deck. What type of paint is best for steel houseboats? Would you use metal paint or would rhino liner be better? Any other

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Steel Hull and Cement question?????

My floating home is beginning to leak to much! I have a custom '79 steel hull 2 story floating house (The Whimsy). She was originally a flat open work

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Propane Furnace for Houseboat, How Big?

We're new liveaboards as of spring in St Paul, Minnesota. As many are aware it gets cold up here, and we're going to brave the winter and continue to live

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1975 gibson 42 hull

I am interested in a older Gibson with no windows or motors how much would I expect to pay for something like this for a project boat

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Too tall to move...

How much should it cost to remove the top flight deck fiberglass of my house boat and put it back on after moving. It is 5 feet to talk to transport

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Deck boat to houseboat?

Spied a 26' Bayliner Rendezvous deck boat and I'm toying with the idea of buying it and taking everything off/out from the deck up, keeping the sides of

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Macerate - Gibson 2001 50 ft Classic

Just purchased our first Houseboat. Owned SeaRay cruisers up to this point, 42 was the our last. Question I have is do Houseboats, specifically this

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Why are there no houseboat communities on Okanagan Lake?

seriously - why?

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Water pressure

We just bought a 1978 Gibson 36' Houseboat. We're not sure why, but the water pressure in not lasting once we turn off the shore water from the birth.

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1996 Gibson Sport 42 with jet drive

Hi. Does anyone have any information on the motor and jet drive Gibson used in 20 boats built in 1996. I cannot find a thing on the net. Thanks.

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replacement for heat/air on a houseboat. Marine air or heat pump

Our 18 year old heat pump is going out on our 64' houseboat. We've gotten one bid to replace the heat pump, but decided to explore marine air. Has anyone

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Sharpe party roof construction

Looking at purchasing a 1999 Sharpe houseboat and noticed some of the stanchions for the railing on the upper deck are a bit loose. What is the material

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Something really, really different.

I would like the opinion of those knowledgeable in boat design and operation in my very different boat idea. I would like a week-ender live aboard but

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Replacement screens for houseboat

Looking for replacement screens for houseboat. They have round corners and can't find anyone in Cincinnati, Ohio to make them.

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Needing some parts for 1979 Gibson 50

Hello everyone. I am in the process of refurbing our 1979 50 foot Gibson. Needing to find a window handle/ latch and these meters. Can anyone help? I know

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tilting myacht 3508

We have a minor (10 degree) starboard list caused by water which had leaked around the gas tank and black water tank (not in the tanks but trapped around

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1995 44 ft Gibson Houseboat Owners Manual

I just bought a 1995 Gibson Standard 44 foot houseboat. Can anyone tell me where I can find an owners manual?

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Average top speed for single engine Gibson 37 with Penta 570

I'm looking at a 1992 37' Gibson Sport Series with a single Volvo Penta 570 gas engine. I haven't had a chance to look at the props yet. I was wondering

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