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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By XCR-700
In the last many years my fellow Mass residents...

In the last many years my fellow Mass residents have been treating the Weirs beach like their personal property that they bought for the price of admission, and they seem to come with little respect...
Forum: Boating 06-22-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,804
Posted By XCR-700
And in truth those are the real driving factors...

And in truth those are the real driving factors in the current trend toward 4-stroke outboards. Other reasons stand farther down the line of justifications.
Forum: Boating 06-22-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,496
Posted By XCR-700
I feel bad for the owners, thats going to be a...

I feel bad for the owners, thats going to be a mess to clean up,,,
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-22-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,590
Posted By XCR-700
Now thats funny! Again I have nothing...

Now thats funny!

Again I have nothing against them in theory, I simply say its an eye sore and when its parked at the West Alton sandbar or at the Weirs public dock, its using up space we all hope...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-22-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,590
Posted By XCR-700
OMG, not sure but that color might actually be...

OMG, not sure but that color might actually be worse,,,

But then I'm not a fan of yellow houses,,,

There must be a way to improve its appearance, this just looks like a, well a dive,,,
...
Forum: Boating 06-21-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,496
Posted By XCR-700
WOW, you dont see that at a dock very often,,, ...

WOW, you dont see that at a dock very often,,,

Maybe a waterline came off the motor, or a hull breach???

It had to have something major happen to get so much water in that it overloaded the...
Forum: Boating 06-20-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,441
Posted By XCR-700
Well lets hope for the best and keep a sharp eye...

Well lets hope for the best and keep a sharp eye for the reckless.
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,209
Posted By XCR-700
$1.99 for a regular noodle is ok, but finding...

$1.99 for a regular noodle is ok, but finding good quality and fair price super size noodles is not as easy.

You really havent enjoyed a noodle until you try a super noodle,,,

As for speeding...
Forum: Boating 06-20-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,441
Posted By XCR-700
So what do you guys think is up with the bad...

So what do you guys think is up with the bad driving, just like the first snow its still early in the season and these folks need to get their act together, or are these new boaters who just need...
Forum: Boating 06-20-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,441
Posted By XCR-700
Yes, I have only been out twice so far and seen a...

Yes, I have only been out twice so far and seen a lot more MP activity than last year, and also like you I have seen a lot of reckless operation so I am very happy to see the MP out there.
...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-17-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,590
Posted By XCR-700
Very well said! And as someone who does not...

Very well said!

And as someone who does not own Winnipesaukee waterfront property, I totally see that the situation you describe has in fact become THE problem over the last 20 years.

In the...
Forum: Getting Here 06-17-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,297
Posted By XCR-700
Just to be clear, the airlines receive almost no...

Just to be clear, the airlines receive almost no oversight from the FAA, they are mostly allowed to self monitor and only when there are problems do they get significant oversight and inspection by...
Forum: Getting Here 06-17-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,297
Posted By XCR-700
Again, interesting how different perspectives...

Again, interesting how different perspectives are.

I would gladly pay a few dollars more per ticket for a modestly better experience.

The problem is that the jump to better airlines and better...
Forum: Getting Here 06-17-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,297
Posted By XCR-700
Funny I have the 100% opposite opinion, I will...

Funny I have the 100% opposite opinion, I will NEVER fly from Boston when I can get a reasonable flight from Manchester, and Boston is half the distance for me. I NEVER have a good experience at...
Forum: Getting Here 06-17-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,297
Posted By XCR-700
Same here,,,

Same here,,,
Forum: Boating 06-15-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,804
Posted By XCR-700
Yamaha is the same, for those who want simple and...

Yamaha is the same, for those who want simple and not needing a dealers computer to trouble shoot it, they are still offering up to 200 HP with carb and pre-mix overseas. It will throw more smoke and...
Forum: Boating 06-14-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,804
Posted By XCR-700
Yes its a 20' Sadly its in need of a full...

Yes its a 20'

Sadly its in need of a full rebuild and it will need to sit a couple of more years until retirement before I can get to it.
Forum: Boating 06-14-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,804
Posted By XCR-700
I think it would still be a good design today...

I think it would still be a good design today with a few mods, maybe stretch it like 3 - 4 feet, add a foot to the sides but keep the overall look and then add a U-shaped rear seat.

Everyone...
Forum: Boating 06-14-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,804
Posted By XCR-700
https://www.winnipesaukee.com/photopost/data/506/m...

https://www.winnipesaukee.com/photopost/data/506/medium/DSC03952.JPG
Forum: Boating 06-14-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,804
Posted By XCR-700
I totally agree they will run all day at full...

I totally agree they will run all day at full throttle, but how many hours in total before failure or they suffer a noticeable decrease in power vs the same HP engine in 2 - stroke running at that...
Forum: Boating 06-14-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,804
Posted By XCR-700
But you are comparing your x-years old 2 - stroke...

But you are comparing your x-years old 2 - stroke to a brand new 4 - stroke, not a reasonable comparison.

I could tell you all the reasons a new 2 - stroke is better than an x-year old 4 - stroke...
Forum: Boating 06-14-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,804
Posted By XCR-700
Smile 2 - Stroke Engine Pros: Less weight, and for...

2 - Stroke Engine Pros:

Less weight, and for some boats thats critical.

Smaller physical size and again for some boats thats critical.

Far less parts, so if you have an out of warranty...
Forum: Boating 06-14-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,804
Posted By XCR-700
Hummm,,,, Not so fast,,, All is still...

Hummm,,,,

Not so fast,,,

All is still not equal and 2 stroke still has its own merits.

No question the 4 strokes have their own solid market, and when its a good fit its a good fit, but...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-14-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,590
Posted By XCR-700
Well if nothing else it might make it more...

Well if nothing else it might make it more interesting ;-)

Or how about this, paint it so that it looks like a fancy boat or even a floating cottage rather than a "dive" but then maybe that the...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-14-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,590
Posted By XCR-700
Hummm,,, calling the Weirs location for the Dive...

Hummm,,, calling the Weirs location for the Dive a "happy spot" is like describing having a painful tooth pulled without any painkiller/Novocain. Maybe a necessary activity but not ideal.

It was...
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