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Forum: Boating 04-13-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,550
Posted By XCR-700
A bit of extra space between boats in situations...

A bit of extra space between boats in situations like pictured goes a long way!
Forum: Boating 04-13-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,550
Posted By XCR-700
I think I have to respectfully disagree. I...

I think I have to respectfully disagree.

I have seen what I believe to be countless abusers of no-wake zones and its not too hard to tell who is working to keep their boat under control and who...
Forum: Boating 04-12-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,550
Posted By XCR-700
Mr. Ellis statement may be the text book...

Mr. Ellis statement may be the text book explanation, but personally I think there is more to it.

First, I have never had a significant problem with low-speed wander in any of my outboard powered...
Forum: Boating 04-12-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,550
Posted By XCR-700
Another well stated challenge for all boaters. ...

Another well stated challenge for all boaters.

I dont know about the masses, but for me I am on contestant 360 degree lookout, and by the end of a day of boating l am worn out!

I get the...
Forum: Boating 04-11-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,006
Posted By XCR-700
While it may not be required on Winnipesaukee,...

While it may not be required on Winnipesaukee, for those who want it, this looks like a interesting product.

I have not seen anything like this and always find it interesting to learn of new...
Forum: Boating 04-11-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,550
Posted By XCR-700
Well stated! I think we all enjoy a good...

Well stated!

I think we all enjoy a good blast across the water but it should not come at the cost of others sense of safety or actual safety.

There is plenty of water out there to enjoy, no...
Forum: Boating 04-11-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,550
Posted By XCR-700
BTW, Many Thanks for all you folks do, I see MP...

BTW, Many Thanks for all you folks do, I see MP staff all over the lake and it brings comfort to know we are always close to land and we often see MP on the look out for problems. Though I have been...
Forum: Boating 04-11-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,550
Posted By XCR-700
I generally find this to be a challenging...

I generally find this to be a challenging situation based on the boat AND the operator.

Some hulls will travel at virtually no speed at all and be steerable, mostly modest size outboard powered...
Forum: Boating 04-07-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,006
Posted By XCR-700
Now thats funny,,, And would that be at the...

Now thats funny,,, And would that be at the Weirs, in line for an ice cream, or in the privacy of his home,,, Scratch that,,, Too funny.

Pictures would be worth a mint.
Forum: Boating 04-07-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,006
Posted By XCR-700
As a citizen you and your fellow residents have...

As a citizen you and your fellow residents have the power to prevent or enable it.

You will benefit or suffer depending on what government services you want and how much you want to pay in taxes....
Forum: Boating 04-07-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,006
Posted By XCR-700
Live free or Die it used to mean something

Why worry about Fed money, you dont really want to spend it. Then you might have to expand roads and docks, make the lakes region AND Winnipesaukee more accessible and useful to visitors.

Better...
Forum: Boating 04-07-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,006
Posted By XCR-700
Sorry, but your link didnt work for me, but I now...

Sorry, but your link didnt work for me, but I now see in the "deciphered" link (above) that it appears you were attempting to point toward something to do with Martin PBM Mariner

Gotta love the...
Forum: Boating 04-06-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,006
Posted By XCR-700
We go EVERY opportunity, for me since the early...

We go EVERY opportunity, for me since the early 1960's. Though back then (for my family) it was in competition with Dots in Alton.

Only on special occasions did we go to Harts or maybe even...
Forum: Boating 04-06-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,006
Posted By XCR-700
And I love a Sawyers burger, hotdog, cole slaw,...

And I love a Sawyers burger, hotdog, cole slaw, onion rings and coffee frappe. Oh and the the rotating sign.

But this has nothing to do with lanyards, unless I pull mine out while eating Sawyers...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,712
Posted By XCR-700
OUTSTANDING, kudos to Emerson Aviation for making...

OUTSTANDING, kudos to Emerson Aviation for making the assessment!
Forum: Boating 04-05-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,006
Posted By XCR-700
And shirts and shoes required to eat inside at...

And shirts and shoes required to eat inside at Sawyers also.

Damn rules for everything, what happened to Live Free or Die??? Bet all the Mass transplants get that slogan changed soon!
Forum: Boating 04-05-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,006
Posted By XCR-700
Interesting, I dont think I have ever used a row...

Interesting, I dont think I have ever used a row boat without pinned oars, but then I have only been using them since the 1960's,,,

Now I have seen row boats where the oar locks were not secured...
Forum: Boating 04-05-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,006
Posted By XCR-700
Or when the boat shuts off unexpectedly and wont...

Or when the boat shuts off unexpectedly and wont restart.

I have seen that more than once and in at least one situation where it was dangerous, in the Merrimack river and current was moving fast...
Forum: Boating 03-27-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,811
Posted By XCR-700
I suppose I could liken it to typing nonsensical...

I suppose I could liken it to typing nonsensical posts, maybe we should limit all posts to 256 characters and one post per day.

But then I think all that typing some people do might be good...
Forum: Boating 03-27-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,811
Posted By XCR-700
GOOD, then I hope it is effective. Its...

GOOD, then I hope it is effective.

Its really hard to find a way to one up someone intent on being really annoying, but when you do its very satisfying.

I only hope it has some limited...
Forum: Boating 03-26-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,811
Posted By XCR-700
No argument here, its a smorgasbord, a little bit...

No argument here, its a smorgasbord, a little bit of everything.
Forum: Boating 03-26-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,811
Posted By XCR-700
Actually my wife and her guests hit virtually...

Actually my wife and her guests hit virtually every clothing shop in Wolfeboro when we are there and even the shoe store by the bridge!

Lat summer one of our guests bought a large picture at one...
Forum: Boating 03-26-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,811
Posted By XCR-700
Actually we look at as many real estate offices...

Actually we look at as many real estate offices as we can on each trip and bring friends and show them what they could have if they relocated to the Winnipesaukee area. Granted many people are not...
Forum: Boating 03-26-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,811
Posted By XCR-700
Is it equal to or more annoying than the posts by...

Is it equal to or more annoying than the posts by FLL ;-)
Forum: Boating 03-26-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,811
Posted By XCR-700
We often try to go to Meredith, Wolfeboro or...

We often try to go to Meredith, Wolfeboro or Alton Bay for lunch, arriving on a weekday between 11:30 - 1:00 and of all the towns we visit, even during the middle of the week, we never find dock...
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