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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 10:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,403
Posted By BroadHopper
I believe so. Compaq had a big shakeup in '99 so...

I believe so. Compaq had a big shakeup in '99 so they lost sponsorship.
They may have a '99 race under APBA but not positive.

I believe 1994 was the only hydroplane race on Opechee. Moore Dam was...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 07:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,403
Posted By BroadHopper
Couple of t-shirts

Remind me of the great days on the lake. As you will notice, Make-A-Wish Foundation benefits from this!
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,403
Posted By BroadHopper
They had hydroplane races on Opechee Lake about...

They had hydroplane races on Opechee Lake about the same time. just love the races on Opechee and Connecticut River. The offshore was awesome! When Compaq was sold the races lost a major sponsor....
Forum: Boating 07-08-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,870
Posted By BroadHopper
As for speakers

Seems like most boat builders stick in automotive speakers to save cost. They do not stand up to the humidity. I've seen many blown speakers and were replaced by water resistance i.e. 'waterproof'...
Forum: Boating 07-08-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,252
Posted By BroadHopper
Formula Owner

After buying my first Formula, I was hooked! I had an older Sea Ray, and a 4-Winns after. That was back when they were of good quality. I don't consider them quality boats today compared to a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,714
Posted By BroadHopper
All Formulas have two. I replace the batteries...

All Formulas have two. I replace the batteries with dual-purpose batteries. When playing music at the sand bar all day, and running the blender, I switch to only one battery in case I can't start the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,714
Posted By BroadHopper
Attitude and latitude

Bluetooth, next best thing in the boat. Stream a lot of music via Bluetooth thru my smartphone. IHeart radio or even Youtube! Build a playlist while at home and use it on the boat!
Forum: Automotive 07-03-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By BroadHopper
Transmission Maintenance

Definitely go by the owner's manual.
No such thing as lifetime oil, however, it does not hurt to use top quality oil!
If the garage mentioned filter replacement, flush and refill, and the manual...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,517
Posted By BroadHopper
Not the first time this happened.

Not the first time this happened.
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 06-28-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By BroadHopper
Call LLM

Lakeport Landing has them in stock last time I needed one. Give them a call.
Forum: Boating 06-25-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,793
Posted By BroadHopper
Since it happened on a weekend, enough said.

Since it happened on a weekend, enough said.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-25-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,335
Posted By BroadHopper
Village Bakery Laconia

Made a dark chocolate cake with coffee frosting, so moist!
They also do carrot cakes that are heavenly!
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-24-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By BroadHopper
Energy Savers in Belmont

Even though it is ductless, it is tons better than the old systems. And cheaper too. I replaced my central air when we remodeled 10 years ago. Replaced it with the Mitsi Split. Never regret it!
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,749
Posted By BroadHopper
RR Right of Way

This had came up when the Winni Watershed Project used the Lakeshore Railroad bed to put in the sewer line. It was determined the state never relinquished the right of way! Some shorefront owners...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 958
Posted By BroadHopper
Aviation Museum Show.

The Aviation Museumís annual Classic Car Show takes place on Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a rain date of Sunday, July 12.
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,749
Posted By BroadHopper
Not just Alton

It is everywhere there is a public road bordering shorefront. It had happened between Rocky Pond and 106 in Gilmanton. It had also happened on railway between the rail bed and the Merrimack River....
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,838
Posted By BroadHopper
Wlidwood Village

Off Lexington Drive in Laconia. Although it is on Lake Winnisquam it is a much quieter setting. There are units that are only one floor. Perfect for the retiree.

There is a beach, tennis courts,...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,406
Posted By BroadHopper
I remember the Cafe'. I also remember visiting...

I remember the Cafe'. I also remember visiting classmates that use to live in the cottages where Bobhouse is. I also remember attending a party in the Carriage House at Kona Farm. Joe Droukas was...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,406
Posted By BroadHopper
Blast from the past.

And a lot of the COE girls use to work at Hart's restaurant!
While at BC I had a car and worked at Star Market in Gilford.
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,838
Posted By BroadHopper
Samoset

Everything should be OK now, But the project had a tumultuous start.

There was a restriction on the original deed. The land was restricted to be used only for the purpose as a camp for Jewish...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 958
Posted By BroadHopper
2020 Cruise nights / Classic cars events.

I thought I start a thread posting cruise nights/events in the area.

The Bob House Tavern announced cruise nights every Thursday night until ?

NH Muscle Cars have an event calendar that posts...
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,859
Posted By BroadHopper
History of the lake

During the '50s, 60's, 70's, boaters and shorefront owners have lived in harmony. This was before the status quo decides to build McMansions and call the lake their property. At the same time, the...
Forum: Boating 05-30-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,769
Posted By BroadHopper
Winnipesaukee Museum

next to Funspot may be interested. I have an '88 boat sporting an '88 NH plate!
Forum: Boating 05-28-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By BroadHopper
Evinrude and Johnson Outboard

were big back in the days. Remember well the races between them and Mercury. All were outstanding products!

If I was to choose between Mercury, Yamaha, and Evinrude for engines today, I would...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,406
Posted By BroadHopper
Interlakes Diary

Was owned by Jack Weeks, one of the Weeks brothers who owned Weeks diary in Laconia. Their ice cream was the best! It had a buttermilk base making it wicked smooth and creamy. All the ingredients...
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