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Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,059
Posted By PeterG
Annuities are expensive

Annuities are attractive for some people who need help budgeting and like the security of being on an allowance. But like all products recommended by financial advisors (who just so happen to sell...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 10-11-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By PeterG
Mildew?

I have never shrink wrapped, but I always wonder about the plastic sealing in the moisture and leading to mildew. Is this a real concern?
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 09-29-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By PeterG
Thanks for the tip on Mean Green. Just a caution...

Thanks for the tip on Mean Green. Just a caution to others--the grease itself is bad for the lake, so it's best to be hundreds of yards away from water
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,816
Posted By PeterG
Outdoorsman--I'm confused. It appears as though...

Outdoorsman--I'm confused. It appears as though you refuse to click on the link to LDS which Woodsy provided to substantiate his claim, then you question both his claim and his integrity. You can't...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,946
Posted By PeterG
Not to anthropomorphize, but loons vary just like...

Not to anthropomorphize, but loons vary just like people vary. We have one that regularly surfaces near my kayak, but obviously there are many on the lake who stay away.

But regardless of any...
Forum: Boating 09-19-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,016
Posted By PeterG
Smile Thanks, Stewart Woodworth! You've made the lake...

Thanks, Stewart Woodworth! You've made the lake a safer more enjoyable place for all
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,259
Posted By PeterG
Just stepping back and staying on the facts of...

Just stepping back and staying on the facts of this particular case--The $1,000/day fine is because the property owner refused to work within the system when he ignored the court. Also, the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,259
Posted By PeterG
Understood. But when they're doing the right...

Understood. But when they're doing the right thing, we should support them, right?
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,259
Posted By PeterG
That's very interesting; I have never heard of...

That's very interesting; I have never heard of this approach for a fully plumbed home, and a quick Google search also yields nothing.

Apart from the question of whether this is legal, does he...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,259
Posted By PeterG
Tilton, I'll look forward to the judicial...

Tilton, I'll look forward to the judicial resolution, and I do not mean to cast aspersions your way, but it's a mighty tall order to ask us to accept that the Union Leader was completely wrong. In...
Forum: Snowmobiling 09-12-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,356
Posted By PeterG
Neckdweller, though ApS's post was a bit...

Neckdweller, though ApS's post was a bit abstract, it captured the fundamental point that many of us have noted. In contrast to your claim that it's "everyone in Winter Harbor", many of us believe...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By PeterG
Mountain House has very good tasting freeze dried...

Mountain House has very good tasting freeze dried food, marketed primarily to backpackers, but with a couple of different emergency options. I've enjoyed it for 4-5 day trips, it lasts for 30 years....
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,259
Posted By PeterG
Noreast--Three issues, I think we can agree on at...

Noreast--Three issues, I think we can agree on at least two of them:

First--As you noted, septic needs to be solved, and I think we both assume it has not.

Second--Though some portion of the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,259
Posted By PeterG
Another implied point that does not show up in...

Another implied point that does not show up in the photo is septic capacity of a 0.18 acre island. It's got to be less than 3 bedrooms, and although the original footprint would be grandfathered,...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,259
Posted By PeterG
Garcia, I'm with you. It's hard to believe he...

Garcia, I'm with you. It's hard to believe he didn't know he could not expand. I'm glad to see DES and the judge enforcing this.
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 73,057
Posted By PeterG
Thanks, FLL. I appreciate the heads up

Thanks, FLL. I appreciate the heads up
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,282
Posted By PeterG
If you are suggesting buying a place and trying...

If you are suggesting buying a place and trying to "workaround" the septic rules, I am in violent disagreement.

First, modern septic standards are critical for protecting the lake at the current...
Forum: Snowmobiling 09-07-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,356
Posted By PeterG
Hope you guys are able to police the scofflaws...

Hope you guys are able to police the scofflaws and work this out with the landowners.

Of course, this is the same dynamic with boating on the lake. 95% of pilots are great responsible captains. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,705
Posted By PeterG
Walmart and the like have seduced all of us into...

Walmart and the like have seduced all of us into thinking we're paying too much whenever we don't opt for the cheapest thing. Like Think, I scratch my head when asked to pay 3.5X a Hannaford's price....
Forum: Boating 09-05-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,464
Posted By PeterG
Woodsy/Winni83--I just reread all the posts, half...

Woodsy/Winni83--I just reread all the posts, half expecting to need to apologize. But I do not think any of them are critical of the captain. Understanding mishaps is an important way to learn, and...
Forum: Boating 09-05-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,464
Posted By PeterG
Thanks, Bear! A much better recap than the...

Thanks, Bear! A much better recap than the Globe. WMUR also implies that the 64 year old was not wearing a life jacket. This, and the assumption that he was fully dressed in clothing that was...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,282
Posted By PeterG
No offense taken. I prefer the north myself, but...

No offense taken. I prefer the north myself, but I'm pretty sure I'm in the minority. When we were in the market to buy (2014-15), the southern places were definitely more expensive on an apples to...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,282
Posted By PeterG
That's a good point. It's a beautiful spot, but...

That's a good point. It's a beautiful spot, but I can see how teens would prefer the southern end of the lake.
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,403
Posted By PeterG
Calendar year, so you might want to wait until...

Calendar year, so you might want to wait until Spring
Forum: Boating 09-04-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,464
Posted By PeterG
Very glad they're safe. But not surprised...

Very glad they're safe.

But not surprised this is "under investigation"... Two people thrown from a Whaler at separate times? The man unable to locate the boy even while the man was still in the...
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