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Forum: Boating 09-10-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,684
Posted By lakershaker
trailer tires

I had new tires installed on my rims at Town Faire Tire a few years ago. Wasn't too expensive, but don't remember the price.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 08-17-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By lakershaker
Thanks, I will. I have 2 saws, one at the lake...

Thanks, I will. I have 2 saws, one at the lake and one at home, both Stihl, so prob a good savings over time! Hadn't seen those.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 08-17-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By lakershaker
Chainsaw sharpening

Any ideas on who does sharpening in-house? TIA!
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,254
Posted By lakershaker
Japanese actually borrows a ton of words from...

Japanese actually borrows a ton of words from English. They use three alphabets, one is basically reserved for phonetically spelling Western words.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-14-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By lakershaker
Thanks for the input everyone, we have someone...

Thanks for the input everyone, we have someone coming out to look at it this week. This is a holding tank at a higher elevation than the house, so that hose you see is from the septic pump under the...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-13-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By lakershaker
Septic Tank hose attachment - need help

Hi All - our septic tank line is separating from the tank, and we are getting some strong smells coming from a small opening! I have attached a picture - I need to know how to seal that hole up. Not...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,813
Posted By lakershaker
If I squint I can make the areas around...

If I squint I can make the areas around Rattlesnake and West Alton look dark grey... Fingers crossed the next few days of strong sun and warmth do their work!
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 03-22-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,072
Posted By lakershaker
heat options

Depending on how many days you need to heat, and difficulty of transporting propane, consider electric baseboard heaters. Our place on the island has electric in the bedrooms and bathrooms, and a...
Forum: Fish Tales 03-09-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,827
Posted By lakershaker
Fishing guide suggestions needed!

Usually in May I take a group trip to go fishing in Quebec for lakers, pike and walleye. Unfortunately this year with the border closed we can't do it, so I am hosting on the island. My lake fishing...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,612
Posted By lakershaker
Expanse

Great show, and even better books. In the books, the characters have to make it to Rattlesnake Island on Lake Winnipesaukee to catch a space shuttle to the moon. I guess for the show they simplified...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,945
Posted By lakershaker
We filter it

On the southeast side/end of Rattlesnake, we drink the lake water after filtering, and it is the best tasting water in the world (objective test of everyone who's ever had it...). We have a whole...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,166
Posted By lakershaker
Military helicopter and plane flying in formation

Just saw what sounded like a military Blackhawk flying at low altitude past Rattlesnake headed towards Gilford. But it was closely following a small plane that was flying without running lights....
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 06-22-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,103
Posted By lakershaker
Boat Lift question: hydraulic or cables

We are fairly exposed at our island location, and thinking it is time for a boat lift. Have looked at both the Sunstream hyraulic system and Floe cable lift type system. Would love to hear thoughts...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-19-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,845
Posted By lakershaker
Watermark

We had Watermark move ours a few years ago. Pretty smooth - I put a marker where I wanted it moved, and the next time they drove by with the barge & excavator, they just hooked up to it and slid it...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 04-29-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,447
Posted By lakershaker
Thanks!

Thanks for the ideas - appreciate them!
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 04-29-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,447
Posted By lakershaker
Cake bakery recommendations

My daughter's 18th birthday is in a few weeks, and we will be celebrating from seclusion on the island... Not the way I'm sure she envisioned it! We would like to get a great birthday cake for her -...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 50,961
Posted By lakershaker
Webster Bank

I refinanced my Rattlesnake property with Webster Bank three (I think) years ago. Great rates (I have a 2.75% fixed rate 15-year), had also used Peoples in the past. Both banks had great service and...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 50,961
Posted By lakershaker
islands

Actually, I think the prohibition is on hunting deer and bear on islands (with either firearms or archery) with the exception of Long and Governors Islands in Winni. Hunting turkey's are ok, and when...
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,525
Posted By lakershaker
Also interested. I am planning on walking out...

Also interested. I am planning on walking out tomorrow morning from the landing, but not to the broads side.
Forum: Fish Tales 01-06-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,052
Posted By lakershaker
Any idea what tackle was used to catch that?

Any idea what tackle was used to catch that?
Forum: Automotive 10-15-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,813
Posted By lakershaker
I have one on the boat

Only around 2400 gallons after 10 years... Not sure if I should be happy or sad with that!
Forum: Boating 10-15-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,534
Posted By lakershaker
Crazy at Wolfeboro

This Sunday at Wolfeboro was the longest I've had to wait for a dock all summer. When we arrived, there were 8 boats ahead of us, with 3 being very large cruisers that needed prime end spots. ...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-02-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,991
Posted By lakershaker
Thumbs up O's in Wolfeboro

We just went there for the first time this summer. Was eating at the O in Concord, and the waiter told us about it. We couldn't believe there was an O in Wolfeboro we didn't know about, but that's...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-25-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,534
Posted By lakershaker
Our problem was related to our septic tank being...

Our problem was related to our septic tank being at a higher elevation from our home. We have a septic pump under the camp that pumps uphill to the septic tank. We then have another pump there that...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-24-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,534
Posted By lakershaker
Thumbs up Thumbs up for ISS

We had a similar situation last year, and Chip at ISS and Lamprey were awesome! We use Chip and ISS for our opening and closing, as well as anything else that comes up during the year. Have also...
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