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Forum: History 08-14-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Bear Guy
Article in the paper regarding the book: ...

Article in the paper regarding the book:
https://www.laconiadailysun.com/news/local/bear-island-s-history-explored-in-new-book/article_c1bbdea0-974f-11e8-a760-4bd969420bf0.html
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,747
Posted By Bear Guy
Sophie was built specifically for the lake in...

Sophie was built specifically for the lake in 1969 in South Boston (source NHPR 2017).

Last summer, the we met the Doris one day she substituted for the Sophie. Though no freezer, the crew did...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 05-25-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,428
Posted By Bear Guy
semantics

Without getting lost in the details, I wish OP success.

To dwell in the details, a common definition for locavores is a 100 mile radius to be considered 'local.' As the Vermont border is less...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,726
Posted By Bear Guy
Bizer (http://bizer.com/winislan.htm) lists these...

Bizer (http://bizer.com/winislan.htm) lists these islands in that area:

Little Pine #1 NE of four islands, S of Jerry Pt, Bear I
Rock #1 NW of four islands, S of Jerry Pt, Bear I
...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 74,667
Posted By Bear Guy
Emerson Aviation is posting images on Facebook....

Emerson Aviation is posting images on Facebook. As of 3:00p Apr26, Wolfeboro Bay has cleared, but still one ice patch south of Tuftonboro Neck "in the route." "maybe later today"
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,029
Posted By Bear Guy
http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/40/4088c3c6baae4f1bd80...

http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/40/4088c3c6baae4f1bd80da68ff4abf3c0d67231c242812fc6a974633428c80425.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,927
Posted By Bear Guy
Lens flare

The effect you see is lens flare (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lens_flare). Light from the sun is reflected in the camera lens(es), creating these artifacts. If you watch the time lapse, you'll see...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,617
Posted By Bear Guy
My annotations. View is pretty close to due...

My annotations. View is pretty close to due north.
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,402
Posted By Bear Guy
Three rain events (Oct 25th, 26th, 30th) have...

Three rain events (Oct 25th, 26th, 30th) have pushed lake level up about a foot.
https://www4.des.state.nh.us/Rti_home/station_information_display.asp?WID=winni&ID=WEIN3
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,458
Posted By Bear Guy
You might check out this thread, and several...

You might check out this thread, and several others that are linked from it:

https://www.winnipesaukee.com/forums/showthread.php?t=18206
Forum: Boating 10-10-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,333
Posted By Bear Guy
For early October, it looks to me like lake level...

For early October, it looks to me like lake level is fairly normal:
http://bizer.com/lakelog.png (Credit bizer.com)
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,967
Posted By Bear Guy
I recommend having a look at the guide on the...

I recommend having a look at the guide on the left side of the link (https://spotthestation.nasa.gov/sightings/view.cfm?country=United_States&region=New_Hampshire&city=Meredith#.WdYUpluPJJ8) below. ...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,967
Posted By Bear Guy
Post Could be ISS

If I may suggest your time is a little off, this could certainly be the International Space Station. The link below lists sighting opportunities from Meredith, all visible with the naked eye. I...
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,152
Posted By Bear Guy
water tower

That's a water tower disguised as a lighthouse:
https://www.winnipesaukee.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=8321
https://www.winnipesaukee.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=8320
Forum: Boating 09-05-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,657
Posted By Bear Guy
Here's the WMUR story: ...

Here's the WMUR story:
http://www.wmur.com/article/man-boy-recovering-after-boating-mishap-water-search/12170642

PeterG, it appears the globe article is poorly phrased. WMUR makes it sound like...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,381
Posted By Bear Guy
Mailboxes

Found this online image of the 'north end' mailboxes; I'd say 80 is a good estimated count for these metal mail repositories. And the NatGeo article that blog links to has the island's cottage count...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,381
Posted By Bear Guy
Estimate

The Meredith Assessing Department has a full list of properties on the web. I used this list (link below) and found roughly 225 lots listed on Bear. Take off a good dozen for conservation and YMCA...
Forum: Lost & Found 08-24-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,576
Posted By Bear Guy
Found - Facebook

White Ronix board reported as found on the "I boat on Lake Winnipesaukee" Facebook page.
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,101
Posted By Bear Guy
This web posting about the rebuilding of the...

This web posting about the rebuilding of the Birch-Steamboat bridge states the old bridge was made with red oak, not hornbeam.
https://www.houzz.com/projects/191818/steamboat-bridge
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,261
Posted By Bear Guy
https://www.winnipesaukee.com/photopost/showphoto....

https://www.winnipesaukee.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=135

https://www.winnipesaukee.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=11250
...
Forum: Boating 05-08-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 35,074
Posted By Bear Guy
Here is Bizer's lake level chart from a decade...

Here is Bizer's lake level chart from a decade ago. I estimate the peak of the 1998 flood was just over 14 inches above full lake, and down to about a foot for July 4.
Chart does also show the...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-01-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,341
Posted By Bear Guy
We use a single cross brace on each section of...

We use a single cross brace on each section of dock (see image 1) - which might keep your costs down - we we find to be quite effective. You'd want to alternate diagonal directions on each section....
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 26,570
Posted By Bear Guy
The (private) map of Bear I received shows two...

The (private) map of Bear I received shows two possible utility feeds to the island from Meredith neck: one at the northern tip near the mail dock, and the other across from Cattle Landing.
The map...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,301
Posted By Bear Guy
I turn to Bizer as the authority on islands. By...

I turn to Bizer as the authority on islands. By the Bizer definition, an island must be surrounded by water at high lake in June. Thus, the Krainewood community doesn't qualify.

The list of...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 25,438
Posted By Bear Guy
There is still a niche market for film cameras....

There is still a niche market for film cameras. Even a few you can still buy new, outside the disposables, that is.

Use ebay's advanced search feature; that allows you to view completed or sold...
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