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Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By Bear Guy
Smith cove gets narrower just past the MP HQ...

Smith cove gets narrower just past the MP HQ (left, in the image); I believe the height of the trees simply obscures the view of the inner (narrower) part of that cove in this post card.
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By Bear Guy
View is from above Belknap Point (Glendale),...

View is from above Belknap Point (Glendale), looking northwest. Pig Island is center; Lockes Island to right of center. Timber is "above" Lockes, and Governors is upper left, blending in with...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,638
Posted By Bear Guy
That's it. Pitchwood is the island in the...

That's it. Pitchwood is the island in the foreground; behind it to left is Stonedam. Governors is visible on right.
To see this on google, follow this link [https://goo.gl/maps/5bkCxyS6AT2sec6eA]...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-11-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Bear Guy
You can also just purchase stand-alone 12V back...

You can also just purchase stand-alone 12V back up sump pump (such as the one below). The one I had was coffee-can sized, so I could fit it in the same pit as the primary pump. I now had backup for...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,045
Posted By Bear Guy
The old thread has links to the NH.gov plans for...

The old thread has links to the NH.gov plans for the project. That shows an emergency work-around of using Hilliard road to Channel Lane; Channel Lane is where Thurston's entrance is, east of the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,045
Posted By Bear Guy
Bridge project and detour previously discussed in...

Bridge project and detour previously discussed in this thread:
https://www.winnipesaukee.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23978
This new LDS article adds project timing information.

Some dispute on...
Forum: Boating 11-20-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 37,340
Posted By Bear Guy
Obituary

Obituary for Hal Lyon:
https://www.laconiadailysun.com/community/obituaries/dr-harold-clifford-hal-lyon-jr/article_aadc8968-0b08-11ea-88be-4b036b54ef39.html
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 10-03-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By Bear Guy
Same website also has a marine-grade offering....

Same website also has a marine-grade offering. Has similar price point, same wide width, and also available in different lengths. Has benefit of being designed for marine use, and is tan or gray (to...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 09-27-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,524
Posted By Bear Guy
Alumacraft...

Alumacraft (http://www.alumacraft.com/About-Alumacraft.php?content=about_us) brand was established in 1946, with their early best seller the 12-foot Model B. Therefore quite plausible your 1948 date...
Forum: Weather 08-23-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,882
Posted By Bear Guy
Predicting autumn morning fog

Weather folks: I'm wondering if there's a way to predict if and where portions of the lake will be fogged-in on a fall morning.
The problem - I'm considering commuting to work a few mornings in...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-03-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,916
Posted By Bear Guy
Just visited Lowes near me: the flooring...

Just visited Lowes near me: the flooring department has a tile saw for in-store cutting service. Sign says employees can do straight cut, up to 20 inches long, on in-stock tile, for $0.25 a cut.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-22-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,916
Posted By Bear Guy
I should clarify; neither the Lowes nor Home...

I should clarify; neither the Lowes nor Home Depot near me (central Florida) will cut pressure treated wood. Both still offer lumber cutting service.
A quick online search indicates policies are...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-21-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,916
Posted By Bear Guy
Years ago I just took the one tile piece I needed...

Years ago I just took the one tile piece I needed cut back to the big-box store I bought it from, and the guy in the Flooring department cut it for me.
I know they still offer cutting services on...
Forum: Area WebCAMs 06-07-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,385
Posted By Bear Guy
At the bottom right on the web-view, you can...

At the bottom right on the web-view, you can control "fps" or frames-per-second. Setting to 1 is far less twitchy.
Forum: Area WebCAMs 06-05-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,385
Posted By Bear Guy
Testing 1, 2, 3

"It works" captured 6/5
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-07-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,552
Posted By Bear Guy
A good set of chest waders gets our dock...

A good set of chest waders gets our dock installed. That, and a strong magnet on a string to retrieve dropped items.
We also use a third temporary support pole when adding another section. This is...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,150
Posted By Bear Guy
Some geek's efforts

Here's a graphical view of this year's guesses.

Fine print: guesses using year 2009 or 2018 are corrected to 2019; guess for August 2019 is not shown.
Forum: Boating 09-12-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,626
Posted By Bear Guy
Boats with sleeping quarters ("houseboats") are...

Boats with sleeping quarters ("houseboats") are certainly allowed on Winni. Perhaps you are thinking of restrictions on overnighting. From the NH DoS website...
Forum: Boating 09-04-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,071
Posted By Bear Guy
Splash

These two news sources are clear the forklift fell into the water, in the process crushing the boat.
https://www.concordmonitor.com/Police-say-forklift-took-a-plunge-at-Laconia-Marina-19897896...
Forum: Winni Wildlife 08-20-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,440
Posted By Bear Guy
Cormorant

Looks like the Double-crested Cormorant:
https://www.audubon.org/field-guide/bird/double-crested-cormorant...
Forum: History 08-14-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,175
Posted By Bear Guy
Article in the paper regarding the book: ...

Article in the paper regarding the book:
https://www.laconiadailysun.com/news/local/bear-island-s-history-explored-in-new-book/article_c1bbdea0-974f-11e8-a760-4bd969420bf0.html
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,164
Posted By Bear Guy
Sophie was built specifically for the lake in...

Sophie was built specifically for the lake in 1969 in South Boston (source NHPR 2017).

Last summer, the we met the Doris one day she substituted for the Sophie. Though no freezer, the crew did...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 05-25-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,178
Posted By Bear Guy
semantics

Without getting lost in the details, I wish OP success.

To dwell in the details, a common definition for locavores is a 100 mile radius to be considered 'local.' As the Vermont border is less...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,730
Posted By Bear Guy
Bizer (http://bizer.com/winislan.htm) lists these...

Bizer (http://bizer.com/winislan.htm) lists these islands in that area:

Little Pine #1 NE of four islands, S of Jerry Pt, Bear I
Rock #1 NW of four islands, S of Jerry Pt, Bear I
...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 117,046
Posted By Bear Guy
Emerson Aviation is posting images on Facebook....

Emerson Aviation is posting images on Facebook. As of 3:00p Apr26, Wolfeboro Bay has cleared, but still one ice patch south of Tuftonboro Neck "in the route." "maybe later today"
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