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Forum: Automotive 02-26-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,984
Posted By BroadHopper
Yeap! 95% of folks don't read the manual and...

Yeap! 95% of folks don't read the manual and don't even use 90% of the new features built into a new vehicle! I'm trying to find the article written by a major reliable auto magazine.

I believe...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-24-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By BroadHopper

A number of HOA on the lake have a storage area for trailers and RV. You need to look around. Most if not all will not allow trailer or RV parking. Some will not allow trucks or motorcycles unless...
Forum: Automotive 02-22-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By BroadHopper

Means read the manual. If 'required maintenance' is not in the manual then it is safe to say no thanks!
Forum: Automotive 02-22-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By BroadHopper
Caliper Lube

Found in any auto supply store. If not, brake lube will do.

Calipers tend to stick in place. The holders should be lubed as well. To lube effectively requires removal of the calipers, clean and...
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,667
Posted By BroadHopper


You may want to write a letter to local papers such as Laconia Daily Sun. Get the word out.

We have similar issues with Laconia selectmen, namely ignoring the Right to Know Law. Getting...
Forum: Automotive 02-10-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,984
Posted By BroadHopper
Looking for an SUV?

Then yes the Subbie is a good buy. You should be able to find one with less mileage than that! 250K is doable as long as you keep up with the maintenance. Personally, I would look at the Mazda CX5,...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 02-09-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,715
Posted By BroadHopper
Two trusting mechanics in Laconia area.

I do know the dealers will pick up and deliver at a price. When the MB was brand new with free scheduled maintenance. They would pick up and deliver. The dealer is located in Manchester and I am...
Forum: Boating 02-08-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,878
Posted By BroadHopper
True. Winnipesaukee is over-regulated with the...

True. Winnipesaukee is over-regulated with the exception of Squam Lake. No wonder Dunleavy said his crew spends more time appeasing property owners than actually enforcing the boating laws!
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 02-01-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,054
Posted By BroadHopper
Prime Ribs

Hart's OK compared to Avery's. Now that Avery's closed I need another fix. VK is great but a hike from Laconia. Going to try Lakeside in Alton.

When available, nothing beats Lyon's Den!
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,608
Posted By BroadHopper
You are absolutely correct about locations. Your...

You are absolutely correct about locations. Your preference as what you want, sunrise (west side), sunset (east side), White Mountains (Southside).
The Southside of both lakes tends to be a little...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 02-01-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,715
Posted By BroadHopper
Registration & Inspection

Laconia has online registration for vehicles already registered. You will get the stickers in 2 or 3 days. For new registration or any city clerk visit, go around 11a or 3p, Mon-Fri. It's usually a...
Forum: Winter Sports 01-20-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,929
Posted By BroadHopper
Gunstock, Cannon, WV

The skiing has been great for what the weather was worth.

I notice the crowd is up weekdays post-COVID. And the crowd is down on weekends.

I avoid the Panorama lift at Gunstock. People are not...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-20-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,325
Posted By BroadHopper
Speed Boost.

I notice the speed boost long before I got the notice. The network appears to be more reliable.

I had to update my old wireless router to take advantage of the boost though. Not a problem as I...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-20-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,757
Posted By BroadHopper
Home Builders

Man, this has been circulating for a long time. If you did a search in the forum you should have easily got your answer. This is getting old.

Contact the Lakes Region Home Builders Association for...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-18-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,541
Posted By BroadHopper
Propane Dealers

Plenty of propane suppliers to choose from. Google and you should find the local number which is usually not advertised.
Every year I call them to find the current price. In the past, they were...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,332
Posted By BroadHopper
Back on track please

I thought Winni Martketplace land and building was owned by the Ames family? It is unusual that the family will sell and of their holdings unless the boys have a change of heart.

FlightCraft have...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,197
Posted By BroadHopper
Friend of the family

My dad knew Jack since the '40s. He bought boats from Jack since then. The old wooden Chris Crafts, I will never forget! Both families spent weekends in the '50s at Long Island public beach,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By BroadHopper

Has some fantastic places to eat downtown and up the road on the lake.
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By BroadHopper
Love the series.

In this episode my daughter-in-law is shown mixing drinks at the Homestead! Say Hi the Amanda when you visit!

Love the Route 66 series travel tips!
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-31-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,383
Posted By BroadHopper
Power and Internet Outage

If there is cable service at the modem and the power is out, yes there is internet if the modem is on UPS or gennie. Happens a few times to me. I know folks on Consolidated Communications have the...
Forum: Automotive 12-27-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,022
Posted By BroadHopper
Follow the manual

I always have good luck following the owner manual, regardless of what the dealer and or mechanics say. I normally keep my vehicles for a good 10 years regardless of mileage. Never had I have major...
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,651
Posted By BroadHopper

They come and go. Most are only here for the greens. Some are pretty shady and I did report one and he lost his license.

In my books, Karen Laflamme in the Meredith area and Kathy Breton MacLellan...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 12-05-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,459
Posted By BroadHopper
The Bad Moose.

Remember well dancing the night away there. Tup Goodhue was a regular!
Forum: Marketplace 12-05-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,395
Posted By BroadHopper
Steele Hill Amenities.

We were approach by another couple giving us the same opportunity. I thought it would be nice to have when the grandkids are up. Plus the fact an extra bedroom for overflow. Happens when the family...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,251
Posted By BroadHopper
Medicare and Medicare Supplements

I find Servicelink of NH very helpful and figuring out the ins and outs of not only Medicare but Medicaid as well. They have an office in Laconia.

As for supplemental, I choose Melcher and...
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