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Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance Yesterday, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By Descant
Island Construction

https://islandconstructionnh.com/
Ben and crew did major rebuild for us last year. Roughly 150 linear feet of dock, u-shape. This involved removing 60 year old pre-stressed concrete docks, driving...
Forum: History 06-22-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 16,473
Posted By Descant
Thanks

Good info, and thanks. Welcome to the Forum.
Forum: Boating 06-22-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,444
Posted By Descant
Moultonborough Rules

Historically, Moultonborough Rules are a little different than elsewhere. 150'
is the same as from the blue line to the goa. Speed? Nothing faster than a slap shot through the graveyard. LOL.
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,271
Posted By Descant
Other choices?

1 Fake meat? I know a long term vegetarian (not vegan) who says that fake meat is so close to real, she still can't eat it.
2. If transportation expense is a factor, buy local. Farmer's Markets...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,534
Posted By Descant
Audits?

If you are being audited, your CPA team/firm can give you the best advice. If you don't routinely deal with such a firm, you probably have noting worth saving after 3 years. The likelihood of...
Forum: Boating 06-21-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,444
Posted By Descant
Where?

Your profile is blank for geography, as are many others. Where is "up this way"?
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-21-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,327
Posted By Descant
Level of service?

I see three levels of service.
1. Large quantity take out
2. BBQ or similar onsite cooking
3. Full "wedding", tents, waitstaff, bartenders, plated food, multi-course, tables, linens, silverware,...
Forum: Boating 06-21-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,444
Posted By Descant
New boater numbers

NHLAKES.org recntly posted a webinar : "Boating Safety 101" featuring Captain Dunleavy. One thing that struck me was that MP usually issues about 4000 new safe boater certificates a year. Last year...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-17-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,625
Posted By Descant
It's not the Dive per se. Obviously, many people...

It's not the Dive per se. Obviously, many people don't want anybody parked in front of their house. That's why we have NRZ's and signs along streets that say no parking in residential areas near...
Forum: Boating 06-17-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,655
Posted By Descant
Not just the Mount

Middle Ground Shoals has been on the charts long before the new Mount came to Winni in 1940. Some of the old steamboats were pretty big too. Even today, a deep-vee with a single I/O can draw 3'. ...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-16-2021, 11:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,804
Posted By Descant
old story

I wondered aboUt that. Most of the other similar cases I've heard about have also been new owner vs. "old". More often because the "new" person had misinformation or the dock was out of the water...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-16-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,804
Posted By Descant
something new?

If I read everything correctly, the OP says his family has been in this place since 1969 and he acquired it in 2018. There was also a statement that the neighbor's roll in dock was an existing...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-15-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 924
Posted By Descant
DES has stated on multiple occasions that...

DES has stated on multiple occasions that "Temporary seasonal docks" are not an environmental issue. To me, they should get out of the business of things that are not an environmental issue, but...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-14-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,268
Posted By Descant
That's a lot of wood. By the time you could...

That's a lot of wood. By the time you could split dry and burn more trees will have grown up around you.

Call Courtney at Arbortech 491-5183. He took down some huge trees for me, log lengths...
Forum: Getting Here 06-14-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By Descant
Good news. Is the bridge to Sanibel part of the...

Good news.
Is the bridge to Sanibel part of the same state system?
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-14-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Descant
Where?

Welcome to the Forum.
You get better help when you let folks know where you are, and you wan't pay so much or travel time.
Even when you get all the valves, you may still get some splits when your...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-11-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,268
Posted By Descant
Where?

Which island? How much space do you have?
When we cleared for building (1960,+/-)we burned in November when there was snow on the ground. More recently (2018 +/-) we put brush in a pile and waded...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,535
Posted By Descant
McDonough?

If I recall correctly, The Battle of Lake Champlain was a turning point in the War of 1812. I'd think about renting a boat in Plattsburg to see how it all unfolded, or visit a related museum. The...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 06-09-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By Descant
Address the cause, not the symptoms

First started reading this thread today. Lots of good info about batteries and chargers but little concern about what drained the battery, since this was a first. The OP mentioned rain, but surely...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,535
Posted By Descant
Because ships pump their bilges in the St...

Because ships pump their bilges in the St Lawrence Seaway, Lake Champlain has a number of invasives that we hope don't make it to Winnipesaukee. Please be sure to Clean, Drain and Dry.

As an...
Forum: Fish Tales 06-08-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By Descant
Winnipesaukee and others

"Clark's Guide to NH Fishing" may be helpful. Check the reviews.
https://www.amazon.com/Clarks-Hampshire-Fishing-Guide-2003/dp/1932405054#customerReviews
Forum: Fish Tales 06-08-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By Descant
Many years ago, I used to see several people at a...

Many years ago, I used to see several people at a time fishing off the Mount's dock. Presumably, because they used to hose down the decks, there was popcorn etc to feed on. A private dock or...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 794
Posted By Descant
Thanks for your recollections. I visited Omaha...

Thanks for your recollections. I visited Omaha Beach (and Bayeux). It really deserves a second visit of greater duration. I've visited other places, as we all have (Lexington and Concors,...
Forum: Getting Here 06-07-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,430
Posted By Descant
where, really?

Lakes Region is a big place with an hour's drive around Lake Winnipesaukee in the middle. Where do you really want to go to/from? I have taken Laconia Taxi to Concord and then you can Uber almost...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-07-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,933
Posted By Descant
Just "Think"in

You asked for advice on steak and potatoes, not too pricey, not too poofy. Everybody here agreed on the Ellecoya Barn & Grill or Patrick's Pub. So you changed you mind to Prime Rib and seafood and...
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