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Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,761
Posted By BroadHopper
NIMBY's

Don't forget the NIMBYs play into this. No gas lines in their backyards. Lots of gas at the wellheads but no distribution channels. Also, grassroots organizations are against using natural gas. I'd...
Forum: Automotive 10-20-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By BroadHopper
One of the garage owners on Court Street is a...

One of the garage owners on Court Street is a heavy smoker. Cigarettes. You can smell it when you get your vehicle back.
Forum: Automotive 10-19-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By BroadHopper
Honest Garages

There are a number of honest garages. I've been shopping around. I go to Laconia Garage, Neil Trinidad for my non-german vehicles. Germanmotorsports for my European autos.

Never been to KLM. Is...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,140
Posted By BroadHopper
View tax

So the state now deems that property with a view as a location plus so the state deems that that property should be taxed at its so called selling price.

At the time of the new appraisal that shot...
Forum: Automotive 10-17-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 822
Posted By BroadHopper
Sounds like the battery

Any battery fully charged should show 12+ volts, almost 13 volts. After a full charge, it should not be 10 volts, the battery is dead. You can check the fluid level if the fluids are below the plates...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,140
Posted By BroadHopper
Partly right. The family estate on the lake was...

Partly right. The family estate on the lake was 'taxed out' in the late '90s when the state took over evaluations using the 'view' tax. Neither the state or town had options back then other than...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,321
Posted By BroadHopper
My grandparents, VT farmers, use to tell me to...

My grandparents, VT farmers, use to tell me to eat a lot of garlic when venturing out in the fields. Wards of bugs! Never thought of ticks!
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-15-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,269
Posted By BroadHopper
Sign of the time!

Over-optimistic is a polite term to use for the current contractors.

I use Piper Roofing. As stated elsewhere, offseason and have their own transportation. They do all kinds of roofs!
Forum: Automotive 10-15-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By BroadHopper
Actually, you have 2 bullets. Not 3. But I assume...

Actually, you have 2 bullets. Not 3. But I assume your 2 questions are in 2.

1. As stated if there is an arrow or 'outside' on the sidewall, yes they are directional. Installing the tires wrong...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-15-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By BroadHopper
Siding

Make sure you are knowledgeable about sidings, especially the installation process and maintenance. I've seen far too many bad installs and improper maintenance.

The worst installs were vinyl...
Forum: Automotive 10-15-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By BroadHopper
Directional tires

Been around for decades. They either have 'Outside' written on the sidewall or arrows indicating the direction of rotation. Quality tire installers pay attention to the mounting of tires, like...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,140
Posted By BroadHopper
Bingo! Why the Walmart side of the lake will...

Bingo! Why the Walmart side of the lake will become another 'Miami'.
Forum: Boating 10-14-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,665
Posted By BroadHopper
App does not tell you gas dock is close. FYI...

App does not tell you gas dock is close.

FYI Lakeport Landing is close for the season. They are upgrading the fuel delivery system.
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,140
Posted By BroadHopper
Investing

That's a loaded question. I good financial advisor that is independent of any investment firm is a good start. Try your bank or credit union.

Check to see if there is a local investment club....
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,651
Posted By BroadHopper
Holderness School

That's cheap compared to Holderness School. My granddaughter's tuition and board are $70,000 a year!
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-10-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,558
Posted By BroadHopper
Condensing furnace

The mini-splits are great in the summer. Highly recommended for cooling and mild weather heating but as stated above, not efficient for cold weather.

As for winter use, a condensing furnace is...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,636
Posted By BroadHopper
Read the book 'The Greatest Generation' by Tom...

Read the book 'The Greatest Generation' by Tom Brokaw. It's a fact that this generation knows how to be frugal and knows the value of saving for the future. But as always history is never learned.
...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,659
Posted By BroadHopper
It was stated in a segment on NH Chronicles, they...

It was stated in a segment on NH Chronicles, they had an acoustic engineer strategically place the speakers for excellent sound. The theater itself is design to eliminate echoing as the walls are not...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-22-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By BroadHopper
Fried Clams

Union Diner and T-Bones both have excellent whole belly clams. Unfortunately they are specials and not on the regular menus. All good things.............
Forum: Automotive 09-21-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By BroadHopper
German Motorsport Gilford

Next to Skip King across from Hannaford

Service all my German vehicles for decades. Reliable, honest and second to none.

Current fleet 2005 C240 wagon at 163K and 2014 allroad at 53K.

Good...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,438
Posted By BroadHopper
Builder

Serious to see who did the project design and build. It's certainly Bensonwood style!
Forum: Marketplace 09-17-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 834
Posted By BroadHopper
Laconia Daily Sun

Has a number of apartments listed in the want ads.
Forum: Winter Sports 09-17-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,615
Posted By BroadHopper
Hall of Fame link ...

Hall of Fame link
https://skihall.com/hall-of-famers/penny-pitou/
Wikipedia link
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penny_Pitou

I occasionally see Penny hiking around the Belknap County range and at...
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,755
Posted By BroadHopper
Wolfeboro Bay

If you enter the bay on the extreme left and stay outside the white markers, you may be able to enter under the bridge to the public docks. The docks are open to the public. Water is low but not that...
Forum: Automotive 09-15-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 42,344
Posted By BroadHopper
Regular washing of a vehicle is just about all...

Regular washing of a vehicle is just about all one can do. Today's cars are must less rust-prone than cars decades ago.

I talk to reliable auto body techs and they say the same, regular washes....
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