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Forum: History 01-23-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 67,832
Posted By BBS
Vets

That's an old slander FLL. Many of us were veterans.


http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l308/ninemil_2006/bkbrigade.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2007, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,790
Posted By BBS
B'Day

It goes on the list BBS2. ;)
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,487
Posted By BBS
Buy one of those plastic pool alligators and...

Buy one of those plastic pool alligators and leave it in the water. The owner's of a small pond near us used that ploy to keep Canada geese out of the water - and it worked! :laugh:
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,141
Posted By BBS
Thumbs up The screen name BBS is simply the initials of me...

The screen name BBS is simply the initials of me and my wife - not very creative I must admit.

I came to the Lake in 1970 to attend Belknap College in Center Harbor, then stayed on to work at the...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-06-2006, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,862
Posted By BBS
Here's a checklist that we use for closing the...

Here's a checklist that we use for closing the cottage in the fall. In the spring we just open the propane tank valve, replace the bleeder valves, close the hot water tank valve, turn on the water...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,788
Posted By BBS
Bypassing Automated Attendants

For those of you who hate voicemail jail, and want to talk to a real person rather than walking through menu choices (or hanging on hold) here's a neat website that gives you the keys to the castle. ...
Forum: Boating 08-14-2006, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,379
Posted By BBS
If my memory serves, they quoted us $800 for the...

If my memory serves, they quoted us $800 for the season to store our 20' sailboat on a trailor and use the boat ramp to launch and retrieve it. While that's better than the $100/foot that Fay's...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2006, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,691
Posted By BBS
That web site was updated within the last hour...

That web site was updated within the last hour and the Advisory for Ellacoya was removed. Good news!
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2005, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,951
Posted By BBS
I agree

I can second that assessment. I rented a place there while I was a student at Belknap (a long time ago :laugh: ). One of my roomates bought the place, still lives year round there and is now on the...
Forum: Getting Here 02-01-2005, 01:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 23,030
Posted By BBS
Thumbs up E-Z Pass on the way.

I thought that this system was scheduled for installation last fall. But better late than never, I suppose.
...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-03-2004, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,802
Posted By BBS
Question Compressor question for Blue Thunder/Mink Islander

I like the suggestion to use a compressor to ensure that the lines are clear of standing water. I've looked at small compressors with a holding tank at Home Depot but don't see how it would connect...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-25-2004, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,802
Posted By BBS
Thumbs up Closing...

Great advice!
Thank you all for taking the time to walk us through the process. Now we'll just have to live with separation anxiety until Spring.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-22-2004, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,802
Posted By BBS
Question Cottage closing

We've decided to close the cottage for the winter and I have a couple of questions about the water supply.

1. I plan to close the water shutoff valve outside the cottage. The hot water heater is...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2004, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,991
Posted By BBS
Bait? Bait?

Well that post finally convinced me to join.....

http://www.lrsla.org/
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2004, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,093
Posted By BBS
Unhappy Akwa-rd

Ugh!
While I was in school, I worked nights at the front desk of the old Brickyard Mountain Inn at that location - and also at the Manor Restaurant that was part of the Inn. Who would have thought...
Forum: Boating 09-08-2004, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,452
Posted By BBS
Question Winter Outboard Storage

Looking for some advice on storing a new Mercury 4-stroke outboard this winter.

I'd like to store it in my cottage's crawl space but the crawl space and cottage will not be heated this winter.
...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-02-2004, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,941
Posted By BBS
Question "Winterizing" Pros and Cons

This may be the wrong time of year to start this thread ... but then again maybe not since some of you may be dealing with problems now that we'd like to avoid next spring.

Our cottage has...
Forum: Boating 05-26-2004, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,728
Posted By BBS
Safe Boating Course

You can also take this self-paced Boat NH course, take the practice test as many times as you like and then take the certification test on-line.

http://www.boat-ed.com/nh/course/index.htm
Forum: Boating 05-07-2004, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,707
Posted By BBS
Thanks!!

Thank you all for your suggestions - that's why we love this forum. Considering the mooring location and the boat's displacement we've decided to have the mooring installed by a professional. With...
Forum: Boating 04-28-2004, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,707
Posted By BBS
Question Mooring Question

We have a 19' sailboat that displaces about 2000 lbs. This year it will be slipped in Gilford but I'd like to put it on a mooring in our Association's mooring field. The field is near Elacoya State...
Forum: Boating 04-16-2004, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,438
Posted By BBS
Thanks.... good advice. It's a Cape Cod...

Thanks.... good advice.
It's a Cape Cod Mercury. It does have a keel which makes it fairly stable. The down side is we need a lift to launch it. :(
Forum: Boating 04-15-2004, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,438
Posted By BBS
"blow boats"

Anyone with a small sailboat in this forum? We're hoping to get a mooring in the association that we belong to this summer and we're wondering whether a 15 foot sloop-rigged daysailer (with keel)...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2004, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,786
Posted By BBS
Who declares "Ice Out"?

This is my first winter back in the Lakes Region in about 30 years (ouch :eek: ) and I know that the official Ice Out date is determined by the ports that the Mt. Washington travels to but who makes...
Forum: Site Support Forum 04-13-2004, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,304
Posted By BBS
I agree with those voting to keep this forum...

I agree with those voting to keep this forum Winni-centric :p
It's the place that I turn to for information about the lakes region and I'd hate to see the focus get diffused.
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2004, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,588
Posted By BBS
Wink Melli, Click on the "Galllery" link and do a...

Melli,

Click on the "Galllery" link and do a keyword search on New Hampshire. There might be a better way to do it but it worked for me ;) . Very interesting site.
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