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Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 05-22-2018, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Slickcraft
Eric has done excellent work for us.

Eric has done excellent work for us.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-03-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By Slickcraft
Exactly. Go to a hardware store and ask someone...

Exactly. Go to a hardware store and ask someone in plumbing dept exactly what you need. Add a small pack of steel wool to clean each short section of pipe that the quick connect valve or union is...
Forum: Boating 04-30-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,890
Posted By Slickcraft
It was state DOT that did that, it was Alton folk...

It was state DOT that did that, it was Alton folk that complained.


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Forum: Boating 04-28-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,890
Posted By Slickcraft
Over the past week we have only seen a few small...

Over the past week we have only seen a few small sticks in the area of Welch and Glendale. That said we both scan the water for debris when under way this time of year.
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,797
Posted By Slickcraft
Compact 8 X 25 Nikon: ...

Compact 8 X 25 Nikon:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003J36A4U/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o07_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

For casual use, a bit less pricey
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 67,606
Posted By Slickcraft
Last evening we took a ride around Welch. The...

Last evening we took a ride around Welch. The only solid ice was in the cove and north Welch had a lot of free floating slabs near the shore; no ice on the east, west or south shores of Welch.

We...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 67,606
Posted By Slickcraft
Coming over to Welch at about noon today we could...

Coming over to Welch at about noon today we could see a lot of ice east of Rattlesnake. What blew south from this area has jammed up down there. Tomorrow at the earliest.


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Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 67,606
Posted By Slickcraft
Large sheets of ice continue to flow south past...

Large sheets of ice continue to flow south past Welch afternoon and evening. Tomorrow will accelerate. Wolfeboro Bay May be the only hold out for ice out on Tuesday.

Alan


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Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 67,606
Posted By Slickcraft
The ice That had been locked in near round island...

The ice That had been locked in near round island is breaking up and Floating south. We are on Welch watching it go by between here and Belknap point.


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Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 67,606
Posted By Slickcraft
We did get to Welch this morning traveling along...

We did get to Welch this morning traveling along the edge of ice to the north. The last 200' to our dock was iced in as a large sheet had blown in from the north. So we docked 300' south at a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 67,606
Posted By Slickcraft
Good point Dave. Checked the boat out this...

Good point Dave. Checked the boat out this afternoon and we plan to go over in the morning.

Alan


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Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 67,606
Posted By Slickcraft
The sheet of ice between Belknap Point and Welch...

The sheet of ice between Belknap Point and Welch was blown south mid morning; currently open out to Welch. I heard from a very reliable source that a boat is already over there.

There is still...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 67,606
Posted By Slickcraft
Yes significant change from 2 days ago. We should...

Yes significant change from 2 days ago. We should be able to get to Welch by Sunday. Also looking out from Ames Farm a lot has opened toward Diamond and Rattlesnake.
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 67,606
Posted By Slickcraft
Today Alton Bay is open up to about 1/2 mile...

Today Alton Bay is open up to about 1/2 mile north of Sandy Point.

Also there is a narrow strip of water extending from Belknap Point Road to the south end of Welch; plus other small openings...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 67,606
Posted By Slickcraft
After yesterday's strong wind I had expected to...

After yesterday's strong wind I had expected to see the ice broken up between Belknap Point and Welch. Not so:(

The open water south of Welch has expanded a small amount and there is a bit of open...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,588
Posted By Slickcraft
60 HZ transformer hum? Sent from my iPad...

60 HZ transformer hum?


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Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,379
Posted By Slickcraft
On occasions the Alton Town hall ghost gets loose...

On occasions the Alton Town hall ghost gets loose and wonders around the Bay. I have been alone in the Town Hall in the evening working on a project and suddenly heard loud noises way upstairs. I...
Forum: Winni Wildlife 04-16-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,551
Posted By Slickcraft
You were lucky to catch that photo of a bobcat....

You were lucky to catch that photo of a bobcat. Nothing to be concerned about you likely will never see it in real life


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Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 04-10-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By Slickcraft
Not much choice on Welch. DSL from the phone...

Not much choice on Welch. DSL from the phone company, now Consolidated Comm, or cellular data. The DSL has slowly improved from 1.5 to 3.0 to 7.0 Mbps. There is no cable or fiber.
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 67,606
Posted By Slickcraft
The view today from Belknap Point is essentially...

The view today from Belknap Point is essentially the same as 5 days ago. All ice except for a small area off south Welch.

Our Eastern is in the water at Fay’s and Smith Cove is mostly open so I...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 04-05-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By Slickcraft
We have Mitsubishi mini splits at home and out on...

We have Mitsubishi mini splits at home and out on Welch, a great product. They could solve your entire problem.

Some thoughts:

If you still go for forced hot water (oil or gas fired) on the 1st...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 67,606
Posted By Slickcraft
Lily Pond: There is just a small amount of ice...

Lily Pond: There is just a small amount of ice left today in the north corner. Less than one sixth of the pond.

Last year the ice on Winnie went real fast after Lily was clear. However as I recall...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 03-26-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By Slickcraft
If the photo was taken soon after install, there...

If the photo was taken soon after install, there would be almost no gap. As the PT boards dry out they shrink in width providing a drainage gap.

After out new PT decking sat over winter the gaps...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,994
Posted By Slickcraft
You are correct. Photo from April 9, 2017.

You are correct. Photo from April 9, 2017.
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,994
Posted By Slickcraft
Lincoln Park: FLL: There is not a “no...

Lincoln Park:

FLL: There is not a “no trespassing” sign at the park, it is a public park. And no state of mind restrictions.[emoji41] There is a no swimming sign, presumably even if you are noodle...
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