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Forum: Automotive Today, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 766
Posted By BroadHopper
15 years for a VDUB is fantastic! Clutch is a...

15 years for a VDUB is fantastic! Clutch is a regular maintenance item. Love a girl who can drive a stick!

The miss just got rid of her 2011 Highlander for the 2005 MB. It was a major headache...
Forum: Automotive Today, 07:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 766
Posted By BroadHopper
Been having extremely good luck with German cars...

Been having extremely good luck with German cars in the recent decade.
Skip King in Gilford is highly knowledgeable on the market. German Motorsport next door is competent in German and Norwegian...
Forum: Automotive Yesterday, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 766
Posted By BroadHopper
The Market

I'm always looking for a used wagon. Being an accountant I learn never to buy new. I buy low mileage used cars. They are out there, you just have to find them. You need patience and spend a little...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,289
Posted By BroadHopper
For you 'Donkeys'

There are three sides to this story, the store owner(s), the slip association, and the legal document providing easements. Almost always the legal document prevails. Why I say almost, it is subject...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,669
Posted By BroadHopper
Domkeys

Donkeys aka mule are very intelligent animals known for their stubbornness.
So I have to give them credit. Not all equine are donkeys, they can be horses, zebras e.t.c. To each his or her own.
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By BroadHopper
ServiceLink

Call Servicelink. They can tell you the procedure to claim SSDI. Normally the hospital staff can tell you, but Servicelink will help you.
Signing up is not complicated but the process SSA goes...
Forum: Boating 05-10-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,444
Posted By BroadHopper
Any public ramp

can be very entertaining! Better than YouTube!

You don't know how many times I had to pull big honking duallies out of the muck with my little Dakota!

BTW, I had a few free racks just to do a...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 05-10-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By BroadHopper
Chinese around Laconia

Is not good. Many locals travel to Tilton to the Green Ginger across from the outlet mall or Green Dragon in Loudon. Never tried Seabird. Not keen on the two buffet places in Laconia/Belmont.
Lemon...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 05-08-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By BroadHopper
Second this. Since Jack left, it has gone way...

Second this. Since Jack left, it has gone way downhill. I have to admit the way overpriced Gifford ice cream is good. It can be had elsewhere for less.
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By BroadHopper
Parking

The municipal parking lot between the post office and Belknap Mill where the city hall is should provide plenty of parking. A short walk from the Colonial door! And it is free!
I believe the parking...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-07-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,954
Posted By BroadHopper
Hydronic baseboard heat

I converted my old gas boiler and separate hot water heater to a condensing on-demand combination boiler. Gas usage was cut almost in half! Of course there are rebates on condensing boilers if it is...
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,958
Posted By BroadHopper
Railroad Right of Way

Gilford residence learned early on the state never left the right of way. In fact the Winnipesaukee Basin uses the right of way for the sewage pipe. They ran out of money before Ames Farm. There are...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-05-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,954
Posted By BroadHopper
Rebates

Varies from year to year. A decade ago they were lucrative, about $1500 from NHSaves and $1500 from energy.gov. There was a spending cap so you need to apply early in the govt. fiscal year.
When...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,055
Posted By BroadHopper
I agree with Baygo

I actually had a conversation with a man who for decades will only work long enough to collect unemployment. Because of his color, it would be difficult to fire him for his laziness, so it is more...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,172
Posted By BroadHopper
Parents and neighbors use to fill old...

Parents and neighbors use to fill old refrigerators with rocks and use them for mooring! And they are not far from shore!
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,172
Posted By BroadHopper
Wiping clean old computers

You can use the restore disk to wipe the disks clean.

The Eagle Scouts in Nashua 'clean' old computers and if it can be or is Windows 10, they will redistribute to nonprofits, students, etc.

If...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-02-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,188
Posted By BroadHopper
KIMO Power tools

Been consulting on some job sites outside the Lakes Region area. I notice a new tool in the contractors' arsenal named KIMO. Ask about the performance and they love it, decent power, and battery...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 04-29-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,998
Posted By BroadHopper
Dual Purpose Battery

After reading an article about batteries in a leading boat magazine a decade ago, I have switched to dual-purpose batteries. I have good luck with them in boating applications. I believe they last...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,399
Posted By BroadHopper
Bonnette Page and Stone

Have a great reputation of being on time and within budget. The problem is most projects go to low bidders and they tend to overrun.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 04-28-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,188
Posted By BroadHopper
KOBALT has a lifetime warranty, not sure about...

KOBALT has a lifetime warranty, not sure about the batteries.
Forum: Site Support Forum 04-28-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,249
Posted By BroadHopper
Top-water

I know him personally, and he in mind is not like that. It must have been quite a row to set him off. APS maybe but not FLL.

I can forgive FLL but APS piss me off long ago and will never be...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 04-28-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,188
Posted By BroadHopper
Kobalt

When I worked for Lowes, I bought a complete set of 24 volts tools. It's been 10 years of constant projects, large and small. I can't say enough about them!
I had Milwaukee before and KOBALT appears...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,344
Posted By BroadHopper
Agree

Haven't been since Live-Nation took over.

I had a great run through those years. Many memorable concerts. Now I go to concerts in parks, Park & Recreation events. etc.
Forum: Automotive 04-23-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,505
Posted By BroadHopper
Not my experience. I'd rather have the comfort of...

Not my experience. I'd rather have the comfort of knowing I can handle extreme weather. 44,000 miles on my current set of WRg4.
We only got 30+ on the Michelins. The tire salesman claim OE tires are...
Forum: Automotive 04-23-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,505
Posted By BroadHopper
Glad you nix Michellin. The allroad came...

Glad you nix Michellin. The allroad came originally with the Pilot Sport AS3+. Third generation all-season high-performance tire. The tire was outstanding on the highways but a dog in extreme...
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