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Forum: Marketplace Today, 08:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3
Posted By ApS
Arrow Chain Hoist @ 1˝ Tons...

Easy-Peasy. Just pull on the chain, and this hoist does all the work.

Solid quality and US-made. Used to pull heavy boats onto shore for the winter. Now the boats are all sold, so this goes for...
Forum: Boating Today, 03:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By ApS
Lightbulb Behind Wolfeboro-Falls Post Office, Diagonally from Katie's Kitchen...

At Clarke Plaza, Wolfeboro has a drive-through car wash with pressure washing equipment. A good place to rid yourself of two piles of quarters. ;)

Go easy on the boat's decals! :eek2:
Forum: Boating Today, 03:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,649
Posted By ApS
Arrow Seeing a Downward-Spiral Here...

downward-spiral. Noun.

A series of thoughts or actions which feeds back into itself, causing a situation to become progressively worse. It is worse than a vicious circle, which is self-sustaining...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 02:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By ApS
Wink Where I Stand...

How large was the dog? Was it a dog that could be carried for the duration of the trip? What aspect in the presence of a dog had you concerned? Just the newness of the boat? I'd be concerned about a...
Forum: Boating 09-14-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By ApS
Arrow Races are Going...

I'm four miles from Wolfeboro Bay, but can hear the goings-on.

Before the first rain, there were some high-revving outboards racing. Then it got quiet. :confused: Racing started back up around...
Forum: Boating 09-14-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,054
Posted By ApS
Red face Consider Trading...

At a flea market, I bought a bunch of counterfeit Chinese silver dollar coins, minted in 1927.

You'd be surprised at how readily someone will trade something big (and in the way) for something...
Forum: Boating 09-11-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,539
Posted By ApS
Cool Having Grown Up on Lake Winnipesaukee...

Wind speed, as broadcast, is always less than actual wind on the lake. :rolleye2:

As suggested, 12-MPH is a good threshold, especially as that speed is showing a few whitecaps. For sailing, that's...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-11-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,098
Posted By ApS
Check with Realtor...

Curious if this house was bought through a realtor. :confused:

Check if this problem was disclosed by the seller.on the sales agreement. Some compensation for the defective units may be...
Forum: Marketplace 09-10-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By ApS
Arrow Sun Runner 17.5 Runabout...

Offering for sale for a friend in Wolfeboro—on Lake Winnipesaukee.

Research has shown this was the strongest-built fiberglass American boat in its day. Built in Portland, Oregon, where every boat...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 09-10-2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By ApS
Wink MMO--FLL Approved...

Add some Marvel Mystery Oil directly into the cylinders, let it soak a few days, use starter fluid to keep it running or stuttering a few minutes, and retest compression when cold. (Or warm like...
Forum: Automotive 09-09-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By ApS
Question Be a Clumsy Driver—Get Rewarded?

Back when these were a new "thing", I remember a Toyota owner having to pay four-figures for a replacement. (!) Then it turned out his car insurance would pay for it.... :eek2:

Then I read that...
Forum: Boating 09-08-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,227
Posted By ApS
Lightbulb Make It Secure...

If you have one fabricated, make sure the cushions can be made secure to the boat: screw, zipper, or tether.

A nice new white cushion floated-in several years ago. I may have posted it here in the...
Forum: Winni Wildlife 09-07-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,152
Posted By ApS
Arrow None More Responsible...

It's a turn of phrase used by writers, although I've forgotten the term. :confused:

Edit:
The term is synecdoche.

As for accuracy, one might ask if member Camp Guy attended a Lake...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-07-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 990
Posted By ApS
Smile Hardwood Trees are High-Maintenance...

Too many newbies to New Hampshire cut down White Pines, which are not affected by tent caterpillars. Newbies lose the pleasing scent and a blanket of pine needles—no maintenance for mulch needed....
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,378
Posted By ApS
Red face I Get Those Monstrosities Mixed Up...

Many of those monstrosities are used as rentals. The one nearest me offers room for five families! :eek2:

Was it this ugly monstrosity?
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-06-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,793
Posted By ApS
Question Preferences: Fly or Drive?

Did yesterday's news give you a reason not to fly?

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article234766107.html

If I can drive there, that's good enough for me—and has been for eighteen years.
Forum: History 09-04-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 61,711
Posted By ApS
Arrow Eastern Topographics at The Airpark...

A longtime commercial tenant at The Lakes Region Airpark was Eastern Topographics (http://www.e-topo.com/) aircraft. In addition to covering New Hampshire's many geographical features, they sell...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-04-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,793
Posted By ApS
Arrow REAL ID Needed October 2020...

A reminder that Real ID is needed by TSA to fly commercial airlines. If you use a drivers license, it will have a star in one upper corner.


This is an upgrade for Massachusetts. Prior required...
Forum: Boating 09-03-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,152
Posted By ApS
Red face Bunks Have Friction...

Rollers work both ways...

https://www.bigpinekey.com/wp-content/uploads/Trailer-boat-stranded-on-boat-ramp-300x169.jpg
Forum: Boating 09-02-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 753
Posted By ApS
Question Proline?

Proline, at Wallingford, CT, lists one at $159.

Call 1-800-545-2114.
Forum: Boating 09-01-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By ApS
Exclamation Boating Advisory on Winter Harbor...

Along this shore, we have maybe 3 or 4 regular swimmers.

One stranger has come by in the past week apparently determined to live a death wish. My neighbor tells me he swims a sharp turn in front...
Forum: Winni Wildlife 09-01-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By ApS
Arrow Loons Don't "Waddle"...

Loons have their feet positioned far back on their bodies, and move across moist land like penguins propel themselves across ice--that is, on their bellies.

Loons' "scat", such that it is, should...
Forum: Boating 08-31-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,964
Posted By ApS
Arrow Enlarged for Your Consideration...

Three dock posts took some of the "crunch" out of the collision. :eek2:

Some of the boulders appear to have been displaced as well. (Unless the builder deliberately placed them on the end of the...
Forum: Boating 08-31-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,964
Posted By ApS
Question They Were Surely Tumbled...

One or both got ejected?
:confused:
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 08-30-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 41,488
Posted By ApS
Wink While Carrying an Excavator...

A barge goes by here in Winter Harbor, nearly every day. It is pushed by a separate "tug" powered by a pair of Yamaha outboards. Not only is it quiet, it's amazingly fast, leaves a small wake, and...
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