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Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By thebix
Gauge number vs size of wire

Seems a little odd, one can't really have 'too large a gauge'. See, for a gauge of a wire the larger the number, the smaller the wire and less current / more voltage drop it has.
So a 22 gauge wire...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,286
Posted By thebix
Best to be careful

Good work FLL. Always wise to be suspicious and check it out directly with the source then assume it's OK and possibly give out personnel info in a phisihing scam.
Forum: History 08-25-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 61,418
Posted By thebix
Massachusetts Bay Railroad Enthusiasts Train/Boat trip

I rode an excursion run by the Massachusetts Bay Railroad Enthusiasts back in the 70's as I recall. Two trains left Boston North Station. The train I was on went to Weirs Beach, then we transferred...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-03-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,143
Posted By thebix
Wholesale prices? That is the price charged to...

Wholesale prices? That is the price charged to us as via the buying group. There are many such groups available,including the Our Town Energy Alliance (OTEA) that is available to anybody that joins...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-03-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,143
Posted By thebix
Fuel buying groups make a big difference

The fuel cost table assumes certain fuel cost. But my buying group has oil at 2.70 and propane at 1.70. This makes the propane price per million BTU about $24, almost the same as oil, and only...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,707
Posted By thebix
Facebook post at about 5 PM 4/26 says opening May 4.

Weirs Drive-In Theater
4 hrs
Latest word from Patti Cakes is we will open May 4th, but I know nothing beyond that. Details coming soon.
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,157
Posted By thebix
Careful, Email is not a guaranteed delivery protocol

Unless you want to be sure you receive the bill or statement.


The way it's commonly used, email...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,873
Posted By thebix
Community Yard Sale August 19

First United Methodist Church in Gilford is sponsoring a community yard sale.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-05-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 52,840
Posted By thebix
From Donald Trump's address to Congress in a Feb. 28, 2017 speech.

The 94 million unemployed is basically 'fake news', as it includes mostly people that are not expected to be in the real workforce, such as students, retirees, and stay at home parents taking care of...
Forum: Winni Wildlife 05-09-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,267
Posted By thebix

I also use the recipe ratio that Donna and Barney mention.

4 parts of water to one part of sugar.

I make one cup at a time, as Donna say, 1/4 cup sugar to one cup water.
Barney just makes 4...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-01-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,134
Posted By thebix
New Hampshire Climate Audit

New Hampshire Climate Audit has a cost compare web page.


One can input their own costs and efficiencies to provide an accurate comparison for your...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 04-06-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 32,114
Posted By thebix
From their Facebook page this morning.

Good Morning Steakhouse Friends & Family! Due to unforeseen circumstances, we will not be opening today as originally planned. We are working diligently to resolve this as quickly as possible and...
Forum: General Issues 09-18-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 110,308
Posted By thebix
Traded for a summer home in Maine inherited from Mrs. Sanders parents.


O'Meara Sanders said that she had inherited a vacation home in Maine, but the family was unable to make use of it due to its...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,628
Posted By thebix
Less than half the size of Winni

SML is 32 square miles of water, Winni is 72. The SML shoreline is huge because it was made from a number of rivers combined, long and skinny. The largest body of open water reminds me of...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,628
Posted By thebix
What about Bob

Rent the movie What About Bob. All about Lake Winni, but actually filmed on SML!

We are native New Englanders but spend a few years in Richmond, Virginia (now back home for retirement and to be...
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,610
Posted By thebix
I agree

Yes, Bob Dylan was a very bad show, not what I had hoped for.
I was also surprised by the bad lighting. The stage was lit by back lights only, nothing on the face of the performers, no follow...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-23-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,507
Posted By thebix
Closed until June 24

On June 19 on Facebook they posted that they were on vacation until June 24.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 05-31-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 110,891
Posted By thebix
Local kids working multiple jobs this summer

The last two times we stopped for boat gas at Channel marine, the young ladies pumping said they worked multiple jobs. The first one was a senior at Gilford High and worked two jobs. Today the lady...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 04-25-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,977
Posted By thebix
Hard water?

Is a water softener system needed? Doesn't hard water effect the cleaning ability of the detergent?
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 04-08-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,414
Posted By thebix
Advantage Hardwood Flooring

We used
Advantage Hardwood Flooring
New Hampton, NH 03256-4124

Phone: (603) 968-7143

Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,763
Posted By thebix
Third Party Resellers of Verizon

Verizon coverage is excellent.
But look into alternate resellers of the Verizon network such as Page Plus or Straight Talk, and a number of others.
Their plans may provide the service you need at a...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 10-10-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 90,158
Posted By thebix
Skip and go Naked

My wife and I loved that drink. Vodka, beer and lemonade according to many of the recipes available via Google!
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,521
Posted By thebix
Another mo wake year in the early 80's

I recall that the month of June in either 1983 or 1984 was a flooded lake and no wake.
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,985
Posted By thebix
Fed Govenment never required CFL or any other specific technology

The government regs never specified what kind of bulbs to replace incandescent. All they did was require that light bulbs meet a specific level of increased efficiency. The existing incandescent...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,527
Posted By thebix
3rd Week in June

Wasn't Bike Week the same week in June as always, the 3rd full week in June? The trick this year is that June began on a Sunday, so the 3rd Sunday for Father's day BEGAN the 3rd week, rather than at...
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