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Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance Yesterday, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
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: 1,109
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: 4
Views: 638
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: 320
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: 1,109
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: 19
Views: 2,038
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: 1,407
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: 19
Views: 2,038
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: 585
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: 585
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: 762
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: 1,375
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: 34
Views: 2,605
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...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-06-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,739
Posted By Descant
My landscaper of many years has never mentioned...

My landscaper of many years has never mentioned the dog, except to say he's reluctant to put a lot of chemicals on the grass because of the dog. Sticks, leaves, grass, dog poop, whatever, all gets...
Forum: Boating 06-06-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,659
Posted By Descant
Italian boats

Lots of Italian boats are imported to Fort Lauderdale and then move around the country. Last March, there was a Riva and an Apreeamare in the shop at Hi-Gloss Boat Restorations at the same time/ ...
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 26,245
Posted By Descant
Numbers?

Look at the numbers. 333 posts, mostly by a very small number of people, but 19300+ readers. That's a lot of interest--like a crowd watching a guy on a ledge, and yelling "Jump!, Jump!" Everybody...
Forum: Boating 06-03-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,659
Posted By Descant
Glendale

I think Codeman and I were looking for pix of the specific boat in Glendale i.e on Winnipesaukee.
Forum: Boating 06-02-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,659
Posted By Descant
Pix?

I agree with Codeman. Where are the pix?
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-02-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,286
Posted By Descant
Al Terry

That's good to hear. Tank you very much. What happened with rebates?
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-02-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,605
Posted By Descant
dress code?

I've never figured this out. A guy in a tee shirt is a slob and a woman in a tee shirt is chic. If a guy wants to go "casual" he should at least wear a collared ("polo") shirt.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-02-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,605
Posted By Descant
Steak

Schuster's Tavern features steaks and the Lodge at Smith Point has been good. Unfortunately, both are not currently open. I agree with the others, Ellacoya or Patrick's.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-02-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,286
Posted By Descant
Thanks everybody for a lot of great info. I've...

Thanks everybody for a lot of great info. I've had one estimate from Al Terry Plumbing & Heating. They do Mitsubishi. I like the long term warranty and efficiency to -20F. Waiting for another...
Forum: Boating 06-01-2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By Descant
Use what yo paid for

There are rare exceptions, but mostly, call your own insurance and collect under the collision part of the policy. If there is a "bailment:" (separate discussion) your company will pay you less the...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-01-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Descant
Kneedeep, welcome to the Forum. I agree with...

Kneedeep, welcome to the Forum. I agree with Lakefront. I'm an islander too. But islanders don't need to pump that often due to limited season. The point is, you have a barge and somebody else has...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 06-01-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By Descant
Who winterized it? I'd call them first. At...

Who winterized it? I'd call them first. At this time of ya, many marinas are overly busy. If the boat is on a trailer, you might have better luck taking it to a shop.
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