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Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,198
Posted By Bear Islander
The Sophie might be out for the season. They are...

The Sophie might be out for the season. They are taking bids to re-plate the hull but the work will take time.

The good news is that the Doris E. has had an ice cream freezer installed including...
Forum: Boating 07-06-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,978
Posted By Bear Islander
I don't think the rules of the road were the...

I don't think the rules of the road were the major problem in this incident.

"The wave runner approached and threatened to come over and F*!# me up."

That sounds to me like Criminal...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,198
Posted By Bear Islander
The Sophie C has some problems with her hull....

The Sophie C has some problems with her hull. They tried some patching last week but there are still problems. Right now they are sandblasting the hull so it can be evaluated.

There will be some...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-09-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,840
Posted By Bear Islander
We have so much pitch we keep a bottle of rubbing...

We have so much pitch we keep a bottle of rubbing alcohol on the sink to removed it from our hands.

The easiest way to deal with it on the deck is to do nothing. Time and sun will dry out the...
Forum: Boating 06-05-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,973
Posted By Bear Islander
There is a red tip marker missing near Pine Is....

There is a red tip marker missing near Pine Is. It may have been moved on purpose, or by the ice, out to near where the black tip marker was.

The black one is definitely gone.
Forum: Getting Here 06-03-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,878
Posted By Bear Islander
Going north 25B out of Center Harbor to RT 3...

Going north 25B out of Center Harbor to RT 3 north.

Going south is not so easy. 25B to RT 3 south to Waukewan RD. to Winona Rd to RT104. And that, as they say, is a long way around the block....
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,013
Posted By Bear Islander
Island living is terrible! The views distract...

Island living is terrible! The views distract your attention from the TV. You go everywhere in an old boat instead of a nice car. Friends and family always want to visit.

Why do we put up with it?
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,649
Posted By Bear Islander
This is a part of the current Bear Island Map....

This is a part of the current Bear Island Map. The island being pointed to is Shepard.
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,016
Posted By Bear Islander
Atlantic just contacted me to say that if I...

Atlantic just contacted me to say that if I wanted seasonal disconnect I would have to either pay a $150 fee and turn in the equipment every year, or I must sign a three year contract and give them...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 72,381
Posted By Bear Islander
North side of Bear looks clear. Try...

North side of Bear looks clear.

Try www.bearchow.com
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,609
Posted By Bear Islander
A humidifier might help. You can buy a Vicks...

A humidifier might help. You can buy a Vicks steam humidifier in drug stores for about $15.

Breathing in steam always helped me clear my head. Look it up online, the "put a towel over your head"...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,674
Posted By Bear Islander
A 2.2 acre island is pretty small for a...

A 2.2 acre island is pretty small for a children's camp. There are two camps on Bear Island, one is 40 acres the other 70 acres.

To keep it in perspective the field area at Fenway Park is 2.35...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,344
Posted By Bear Islander
If you check the tax maps you will find quite a...

If you check the tax maps you will find quite a few empty lots. Many properties are multiple lots with empty lots kept for privacy. There are empty lots on both sides of our cabin but it is not...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,344
Posted By Bear Islander
We list 193 homes, 2 children's camps and one...

We list 193 homes, 2 children's camps and one church on Bear Island. Plus many empty lots.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-24-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,869
Posted By Bear Islander
I tried to use a waxless this summer. It was in...

I tried to use a waxless this summer. It was in two pieces. A ring and a spacer. The ring alone was not thick enough and with the spacer it was to thick. The options were to little or two much, so I...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,707
Posted By Bear Islander
I image this "measuring device" is not a tape...

I image this "measuring device" is not a tape measure.

I have moved things that heavy many times with a fork lift. However if you need to get it in or out of a confined space you will need special...
Forum: Boating 08-24-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 24,894
Posted By Bear Islander
I have never operated a Maxum. I have never...

I have never operated a Maxum.

I have never operated a purple boat.

I have never violated a NWZ.

If you want to accuse me of a violation please be more specific.

It seems you don't...
Forum: Boating 08-23-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 24,894
Posted By Bear Islander
You people are talking about the differences...

You people are talking about the differences between 5, 6 or 7 MPH.

The boats I am talking about violating the Bear Island NWZ or ON PLANE!
Forum: Boating 08-21-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 24,894
Posted By Bear Islander
If I shot a flare at boats that violate the Bear...

If I shot a flare at boats that violate the Bear Island NWZ, I would have to buy them by the gross.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 07-08-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,544
Posted By Bear Islander
Actually the Red Hill Dari is in Moultonborough....

Actually the Red Hill Dari is in Moultonborough. Just over the line from Center Harbor.
Forum: Automotive 05-20-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,340
Posted By Bear Islander
Since you have identified a problem with the...

Since you have identified a problem with the radio, have you removed the fuse for the radio? Try that and see if the battery still drains.

Since mechanics have looked at it I assume they have...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,672
Posted By Bear Islander
I use an "Ice Eater Thermostat" that sells on...

I use an "Ice Eater Thermostat" that sells on ebay for $25. It plugs in-line with a circulator and turns it on under 32 degrees. You can also buy an adjustable thermostat, but its a lot more money...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 30,676
Posted By Bear Islander
At our lake house I have DirecTV and Metrocast....

At our lake house I have DirecTV and Metrocast. DirecTV is good and the better boxes can record, but it does not have any On Demand programing. For that reason I prefer cable even though Metrocast TV...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-27-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 39,856
Posted By Bear Islander
Do you have this persons telephone number and...

Do you have this persons telephone number and address? Are you certain they are real? From your description he called you back in response to an email, that makes me think you do not have his...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,475
Posted By Bear Islander
The dogs might be a problem. A neighbor on...

The dogs might be a problem.

A neighbor on the island would rent to families with dogs. He stopped when he had to many complaints from neighbors.

It's incredible to me but some people think...
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