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Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,367
Posted By BroadHopper
Talk about crony wonks Politics

Live free and die doing it.

https://read.nhbr.com/nh-business-review/2022/01/14/?fbclid=IwAR2coQHureq5Tr2kinPrgjnXNMNd2yH6cL-q59R4uiiHqMJ-o9aOX0BdJho#?article=3922730
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2022, 06:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,537
Posted By BroadHopper
China

Along with their 'hotter than the sun' fusion reactor, they have also designed and developed mini reactors that will eventually power remote homes that are away from the grids. They are infringing US...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2022, 06:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,896
Posted By BroadHopper
Streaming Video/Audio

I have a Vizio Quantum P series TV I picked up on a pre-Black Friday special for under a grand. I opt for the Smartcast which has all the channels I used on the Roku Premiere. I had problems with...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,537
Posted By BroadHopper
Elan Musk

Envision that roofs and sides of homes will be covered with solar panels. With the help of the Tesla batteries and geothermal heating and cooling, there will be no reason a house can be...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,537
Posted By BroadHopper
Names changes to protect the guilty.

Comcast changes to Xfinity
ABB changes to Breezeline
Consolidated Communication changes to Fidium
All are offering expansion but none are offering better service!
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,840
Posted By BroadHopper
One of my favorites

The Bernerhof Inn in Glen is a treat. The oldest continuing operating Inn in NE. Started as a stagecoach stop in the 1800s.
https://bernerhofinn.com/
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,840
Posted By BroadHopper
Romantic Getaway

It is a little further than 3 hours but so worth it! The Mountain View Grand.
https://www.mountainviewgrand.com/
We spend our Valentine's weekends here and enjoy dinner in the wine cellar!
We...
Forum: Automotive 01-05-2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By BroadHopper
I wouldn't worry about the directional if it is...

I wouldn't worry about the directional if it is temporary. Unless you plan to use it when rotating your tires, then yes driver's side only.

You're going to love the all-weather tires year-round. I...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-31-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,831
Posted By BroadHopper
Now that requires a little 'rocket science'. You...

Now that requires a little 'rocket science'. You would have to take in the factor of efficiency of the appliances in cold weather, cost per btu etc. It can be done to determine the 'crossover'.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-30-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,662
Posted By BroadHopper
Snowblowers

Had a 24" Snapper since 1985. What a workhorse. I'm getting a little older and it's getting harder to 'manhandle' the machine, so someone convinces me to get a bigger machine. I bought a 26" Arien...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-28-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,831
Posted By BroadHopper
No, he did not factor in the installation cost,...

No, he did not factor in the installation cost, be he expects the payback will be 7 years.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-28-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,831
Posted By BroadHopper
I installed an NG condensing boiler from a...

I installed an NG condensing boiler from a standard boiler. I realized a 30% savings in fuel with the degree days calculated in. That put me just below the geothermal category on the Maine...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-28-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,831
Posted By BroadHopper
Heating cost calculator

I know of a software engineer that reprogrammed a Nest thermostat that bases the auxiliary cutover of his electric heat pump to the NG condensing boiler based on the price of NG vs electricity that...
Forum: General Discussion 12-27-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,335
Posted By BroadHopper
Swfl

Use to be way better than SEFL. Lately, not so. Too many people and people are becoming more arrogant. I didn't go last winter because of the pandemic and I'm not looking forward to going this...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 12-12-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,560
Posted By BroadHopper
Booster Blitz

Signed up for it on NH.gov. Drove into LRCC and 5 of us had our boosters! Out in 10 minutes! I canceled my appointment with Walgreens I made a month ago and still have not received my shot. Booster...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,108
Posted By BroadHopper
Southdown/Long Bay and other major developments,...

Southdown/Long Bay and other major developments, you would think they would lower the tax rate, but instead, we built the Taj Mahal type fire department and other extravagant spending, the tax rate...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,108
Posted By BroadHopper
The city of Laconia has a minimum 6 mths lease on...

The city of Laconia has a minimum 6 mths lease on any property within the city. Unless zoned commercial it will be an exception. Also, many HOAs have lease requirements, most matching the city...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,169
Posted By BroadHopper
Saddleback

Saddleback in Maine is at the leading edge of modern development. Many if not all ski resorts are looking to see how this works out. So far it is a winning combination of sustainability and social...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,873
Posted By BroadHopper
This is the trend. As streaming service is more...

This is the trend. As streaming service is more economical and you can choose to 'customize' your channels. What you can do as I saw in many marinas along the intercoastal is wifi access. With the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,873
Posted By BroadHopper
Abb

My pc is a FAH client. Been running great for over a year with ABB. There were some outages recently in the early AM, but I did notice a noticeable increase not only in speed but bandwidth. I was...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,169
Posted By BroadHopper
Gunstock Master PLan

https://www.gunstock.com/community/master-plan/

As you can see, it will require purchasing private property and getting permission from the Belknap Conservatory Trust to make it happen.

I did...
Forum: Boating 11-29-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,862
Posted By BroadHopper
USCG Rule #6

Instead of reinventing the wheel like most legislative bodies tend to do and avoid history, why not adopt the tried and true rule #6?

I actually feel safer on the intercoastal and where coastal...
Forum: Automotive 11-24-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By BroadHopper
Subbies

My experience with them. Notorious tire eaters.

I seem to have the best luck with Uniroyal Laredo tires. Last forever!

If you're going to stick with the Assurance series, I prefer the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,359
Posted By BroadHopper
Landline has its advantage

Some medical equipment requires a landline to work properly.

911 works very well over a landline, as location service over voip or cellular is limited.

Those that are on probation, by law...
Forum: Winter Sports 11-22-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,782
Posted By BroadHopper
Gunstock Cannon

Just for clarification, Cannon NH resident senior pass is M-F only for $39. Gunstock senior pass is any day in the season for $49. This year the BFF pass is excluded.

With the Cannon pass, I was...
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