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Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,167
Posted By Hivolt
So you were management at the phone company for a...

So you were management at the phone company for a brief period in your career, ok this certainly answers many of my questions...

Well as a current industry professional I can say for certain the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,167
Posted By Hivolt
Maybe a breakdown on your end. I'm well aware of...

Maybe a breakdown on your end. I'm well aware of what's on top of the pole, I work with it daily. Perhaps I was too verbose in my last post so I will simplify for you.

1) Of course no lines would...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,167
Posted By Hivolt
You can believe what you want to believe, I did...

You can believe what you want to believe, I did not post that as some uninformed reader with an opinion, I’m in the industry and not as any sort of company management that would be siding with the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,167
Posted By Hivolt
Adding third party fiber to poles almost always...

Adding third party fiber to poles almost always requires the electric company to move up the height of their wires which depending on the height of the pole may require a new pole, and in rural areas...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-24-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,673
Posted By Hivolt
+1 for the kettle pizza posted above you can make...

+1 for the kettle pizza posted above you can make a great pizza with it and it easily gets to 900 degrees. It's a staple in my household.

I also recommend Caputo "00" pizzeria flour, it's makes...
Forum: Boating 09-12-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,308
Posted By Hivolt
I use the iWindsurf app on my phone or check out...

I use the iWindsurf app on my phone or check out sailflow on the computer when I'm up there, Like most have said the forecasts aren't spot on for speed but they are usually pretty decent at...
Forum: Boating 09-12-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,308
Posted By Hivolt
Wind direction plays as big a role as wind speed...

Wind direction plays as big a role as wind speed in the broads imo. I was in your situation 4 seasons ago as a brand new boater I decided to rent a place on the NW tip of rattlesnake. I fortunately...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-06-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,445
Posted By Hivolt
Would you moving your service entrance have...

Would you moving your service entrance have enabled the coop to eliminate the pole and run your service right to your house from the roadside pole?

Sometimes that is suggested if you have an old...
Forum: Boating 07-10-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,335
Posted By Hivolt
I knew I'd get a few more island dwellers to...

I knew I'd get a few more island dwellers to comment with that, ha.

I've seen 3 Eastern's on the lake, 1 from Diamond, 1 from Welch and 1 from either Rattlesnake or Sleepers. I couldn't tell where...
Forum: Boating 07-10-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,335
Posted By Hivolt
Something like this? ...

Something like this?

https://www.easternboats.com/248-islander
Forum: Boating 07-10-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,335
Posted By Hivolt
I appreciate everyone's opinion. It's potentially...

I appreciate everyone's opinion. It's potentially a lesson a don't have to learn the hard way.
Forum: Boating 07-09-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,335
Posted By Hivolt
Thanks for all the great replies and none of it...

Thanks for all the great replies and none of it was taken as criticism, this is exactly why I posted this. The moment "it got real" in the showroom was the moment I knew I had ZERO idea what I was...
Forum: Boating 07-08-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,335
Posted By Hivolt
Without a doubt TiltonBB, It seemed like "doing a...

Without a doubt TiltonBB, It seemed like "doing a favor" meant peddling a boat of a brand you do not carry.

That was the path I was on TiltonBB.

A. Upgrade the tow vehicle in case I want or...
Forum: Boating 07-08-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,335
Posted By Hivolt
First boat buying experience left me feeling completely overwhelmed

And boatless...

Here's my story. I'm a very new boater, less than 60 hours behind the helm, I've spent the last 3 seasons doing a rental boat (20' BR) for the weekly stays I've had on Rattlesnake....
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,021
Posted By Hivolt
I was just thinking about this thread and checked...

I was just thinking about this thread and checked out some of the web cams, seems much worse than what I had to deal with and that was tough!

Anyone know what the conditions are forcasted to be...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,817
Posted By Hivolt
Thursday was my last day on Rattlesnake and it...

Thursday was my last day on Rattlesnake and it sure didn't disappoint.... Well except the whole day was lousy up until sunset....
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,021
Posted By Hivolt
Man I wish I knew about this a couple weeks ago,...

Man I wish I knew about this a couple weeks ago, what a great idea. Next year will be even easier with this, thanks amazon.
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,021
Posted By Hivolt
Thanks for the tips, advice and opinions. It...

Thanks for the tips, advice and opinions. It certainly did get worse later in the afternoon. I hit a bit of a "lull" when I returned and was able to time the swells and make it behind the breakwater....
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,021
Posted By Hivolt
How would you rate today's wind?

Hi all, as a Winnipesaukee newbie (on my third year vacationing on Rattlesnake) I've had some pretty good weather, today is definitely the worst wind I've had to experience and am curious where you...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,506
Posted By Hivolt
The short outages come from a piece of equipment...

The short outages come from a piece of equipment called a recloser. If a branch or something that creates a fault falls on the lines it will kick it out, and a couple seconds later the recloser...
Forum: Boating 09-08-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 95,203
Posted By Hivolt
Hey guys and gals, I figured I'd resurrect my...

Hey guys and gals, I figured I'd resurrect my original thread after nearly a year of dormancy as I am finishing up my "second annual" visit to Rattlesnake island, and as much as I begged, pleaded,...
Forum: Boating 11-28-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 41,108
Posted By Hivolt
GBG's point was why I was considering the large...

GBG's point was why I was considering the large boat to begin with. When I rented the place of Rattlesnake in September I rented a boat in Wolfeboro and had to cross the broads, fortunately the lake...
Forum: Boating 11-27-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 41,108
Posted By Hivolt
I am figuring that the better half is going to...

I am figuring that the better half is going to want to do all the touristy stuff at all the major ports of call until she gets sick of it, in the mean time I can base my boat purchase the following...
Forum: Boating 11-26-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 41,108
Posted By Hivolt
Thank you Dave, that is an extremely nice...

Thank you Dave, that is an extremely nice gesture. After much consideration I think I am going the boat club route this year just so I can get hours at the helm. Boating was never a family tradition...
Forum: Boating 11-24-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 41,108
Posted By Hivolt
Thank you all for the replies, after more spec...

Thank you all for the replies, after more spec crunching I am realizing that combined with being new, the difficulty it will be in finding a slip and the fact I will need a tow vehicle upgrade if I...
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