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Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 10-22-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,145
Posted By SailinAway
I'm really curious: (1) Why does it bother...

I'm really curious:

(1) Why does it bother you so much how other people "feel" about the pandemic such that you would write thousands of words telling them not to be afraid?

(2) "Says the...
Forum: Automotive 10-22-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By SailinAway
I had the tires remounted today. They're cupped...

I had the tires remounted today. They're cupped and making noise so I'll replace them in the spring. (I don't have to drive much in snow.) Scary to think that I drove with them like that for two...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,297
Posted By SailinAway
Very nice reflection on the water. Is that four...

Very nice reflection on the water. Is that four separate reflections of the moon, or are the other reflections from some other light source?

I've seen plenty of moon RISES over water, but I've...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,330
Posted By SailinAway
I was driving by there at about 3:30 (??) today...

I was driving by there at about 3:30 (??) today and I saw a plume of dark smoke coming from behind MB Tractor. I assumed it was someone burning leaves because I didn't think there were any buildings...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 10-21-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,145
Posted By SailinAway
Current Covid situation in New Hampshire

Based on the state data at https://www.covid19.nh.gov/dashboard/overview

In June 2021 there was a 7-day average of 20 new cases per day. Right now the 7-day average is 546 new cases per day---27...
Forum: Automotive 10-20-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By SailinAway
No, definitely not Scotty Sanborn. Besides...

No, definitely not Scotty Sanborn. Besides Scotty's great skills and service, Sanborn Auto Repair's other claim to fame is his Dad, Ralph, who was something like 85 the last time I checked and still...
Forum: Automotive 10-19-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By SailinAway
??? 'Splain, please.

??? 'Splain, please.
Forum: Automotive 10-18-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,700
Posted By SailinAway
Right, what was the outcome of this, FLL?

Right, what was the outcome of this, FLL?
Forum: Automotive 10-18-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By SailinAway
KTM Auto Plymouth

Can anyone besides FLL vouch for KTM Auto? What's good about them?
http://ktmauto.com/services/

My favorite small local garages are Scotty Sanborn in Laconia and Ed Kingsley in Franklin. Both...
Forum: Automotive 10-18-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 832
Posted By SailinAway
I would have considered that but the Walmart...

I would have considered that but the Walmart website didn't come up with any batteries for my car. Benson's has a Delco that they rate as "best" (as in good, better, best) for $175 installed, with a...
Forum: Automotive 10-18-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By SailinAway
I agree with you that mounting the tires the...

I agree with you that mounting the tires the wrong way is a hazard and I'm getting them remounted this week. I also wonder if it reduces gas mileage, since the car is rolling against the tread.
Forum: Automotive 10-18-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 832
Posted By SailinAway
Sir, you always crack me up. I haven't yet...

Sir, you always crack me up. I haven't yet figured out if you have bats in your belfry, but I have fun trying to decipher you.

Update: Got the battery tested at AutoZone. It was fine and charged...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,402
Posted By SailinAway
I've been thinking about how to follow up on this...

I've been thinking about how to follow up on this with the clinic. Two serious errors were made. But these days there's a shortage of family doctors so I'm lucky to have one at all and I'm reluctant...
Forum: Automotive 10-18-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 832
Posted By SailinAway
Update: I left the battery on the charger for 3...

Update: I left the battery on the charger for 3 hours last night and was able to start the car last night and this morning. I guess I should go to AutoZone and ask them to test it and probably...
Forum: Automotive 10-17-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 832
Posted By SailinAway
Thanks to all for your input. Much appreciated!

Thanks to all for your input. Much appreciated!
Forum: Automotive 10-17-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 832
Posted By SailinAway
I'm looking for a new battery online. Not coming...

I'm looking for a new battery online. Not coming up with much other than DuraLast at AutoZone.

Will AutoZone install the battery if I can get the car to them? (Years ago the Franklin AutoZone made...
Forum: Automotive 10-17-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 832
Posted By SailinAway
Sorry, my error---I meant to say that when I...

Sorry, my error---I meant to say that when I first put the charger on the battery, the needle read "10 volts." My understanding is that a car should start on 10 volts, before the charger light turns...
Forum: Automotive 10-17-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 832
Posted By SailinAway
It's a 10 amp charger. Last time I drove was to...

It's a 10 amp charger. Last time I drove was to Hampton and back on Friday with no problems. The interior lights shut off automatically if they're left on.

Used car was purchased two years ago...
Forum: Automotive 10-17-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 832
Posted By SailinAway
I just put the charger on the battery for 30...

I just put the charger on the battery for 30 minutes. The engine turned over a bit so it looks like the key is fine.

The charger read about 10 volts when I first hooked it up. Seems like it should...
Forum: Automotive 10-17-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 832
Posted By SailinAway
Car won't start

Remote won't open doors, won't start car. Spare remote also doesn't work. No click when key turns in ignition. No lights or other sign of life. Everything seems dead. Any idea what the trouble could...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,402
Posted By SailinAway
Here's what I learned about ticks this year, the...

Here's what I learned about ticks this year, the hard way. I always thought ticks didn't like me because I never had one on myself despite spending large amounts of time outdoors. Faulty thinking....
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 10-15-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By SailinAway
I don't get this. The data show that we're in a...

I don't get this. The data show that we're in a serious wave of infections. Why would people feel safe right at this point?
Forum: Automotive 10-15-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By SailinAway
BroadHopper, thanks very much for your helpful...

BroadHopper, thanks very much for your helpful comments. I actually did have a thorough PPCI including test drive done by a "qualified independent mechanic" who I trust. He looked at the tire tread...
Forum: Automotive 10-15-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By SailinAway
Any insight into my questions? Thanks.

Any insight into my questions? Thanks.
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 10-14-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By SailinAway
New Hampshire's rising infections

Infections are down in most of the US, but they continue to rise in New Hampshire. Even Florida is doing better than New Hampshire. Why is this? See the curve at...
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