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Forum: Boating 05-22-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 49
Poll: VHF Poll
Views: 19,382
Posted By Sandy Beach
VHF Marine monitor Ch 16 on the lake, not much DCS

I remember posts from a year or two ago where very few people used that digital selective calling system on the lake. The Marine Patrol, Sea Tow and Tow Boat US did NOT monitor channel 70 for that...
Forum: Speed Limits 05-22-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,064
Posted By Sandy Beach
Thumbs down Telephone solicitors are worse than boating cowboys

I extremely dislike telemarketers or those that make unsolicited calls to my home. They use every nuance to skirt or blatently violate the DNC laws. Of course, Non-profit groups, surveys, polls and...
Forum: Speed Limits 05-22-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 22,189
Posted By Sandy Beach
Thumbs up Save the Children

Investigative reporting requires more work and more people That's not economically sound business.

I think the Speed Limit lovers care about the OTHERS. Think about the children, campers and...
Forum: Speed Limits 05-22-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,402
Posted By Sandy Beach
Thumbs up Good guy cowboys

There are many good guy cowboys. Some famous personalities both fictional and real include the Cartwrights from Bonanza. Roy Rogers, Hop-A-Long Casidy, Gene Autry. Even the character The Lone Ranger...
Forum: Speed Limits 03-03-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,973
Posted By Sandy Beach
Arrow Just because WinnFABS says it does NOT make it true

And APS believes everything that WinnFABS says because...? Because it sounds good and bolsters his cause of course! True, it may be a FACT that the WinnFABS SAY they have only one lobbyist but the...
Forum: Speed Limits 03-03-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 79,786
Posted By Sandy Beach
Thumbs up One of the best comments on the Speed Limit discussion

Everyone has a right to be wrong but the speed limit rhetoric is over the top. Your concise comments TiltonBB sum it up so well. Too bad there are no "studies" to demonstrate how true this is.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-19-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,407
Posted By Sandy Beach
Question Weir have you looked?

Weir have you looked for the cheese? No need for everyone to cover the same ground :)
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 06-10-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,084
Posted By Sandy Beach
Thumbs up Another satisfied Canvas Guys customer

I have used the Canvas Guys a few times over the last several years. They do a good job, reasonable prices and are very helpful and easy to deal with.
Forum: Boating 06-10-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,232
Posted By Sandy Beach
Lightbulb Nothin Fancy gone from Weirs and from Bizers web site.

Skipper, give it a rest after Duncan corrects their web pages.

ishoot308, For how many months should we give Duncan Press a break?

I looked at Bizer's web site and can not find Nothin Fancy...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 49,067
Posted By Sandy Beach
Question This is still an issue?

I did not realize that Alton cell tower installations and locations were still an issue.
I get pretty good coverage on my Verizon in Alton Bay and the areas of Alton where I drive.

The cellular...
Forum: Speed Limits 10-04-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 52,370
Posted By Sandy Beach
Arrow Gilligan, why ruin good propaganda?


What are you doing? Pointing out the fallacies of speed limit proponents might ruin their credibility. The general non-boating public might recognize that these pro speed limit...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,518
Posted By Sandy Beach
Thumbs up Potential law

How about random sobriety tests. Like they do with cars. Everyone passing a certain area gets stopped and checked out. Wouldn't that be interesting. ;)

How many of you would support that one?
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,331
Posted By Sandy Beach
Arrow Where was Santoro's Subs?

I now know where Santoro's was before it moved to the Walgreen's land. This is more like a trick trivia question. I've exchanged a few PMs with forum members about the original home of Santoro's...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,790
Posted By Sandy Beach
Question 91 people didn't "get it"

The swim cap bill was still suported by one third as jeffk pointed out. That's a staggering number in favor of this swim cap silliness. Think it through people!

For instance, if a swimmer with a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,331
Posted By Sandy Beach
Arrow My Name & Saugus is on the way to Winnie

My name is pretty simple and I use it often. I love the beach and Sandy surely fits with beach. I enjoy using a non-gender specific name. I like various types of Sand including the very fine sand....
Forum: Boating 07-01-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 359,636
Posted By Sandy Beach
Arrow More malfunction conjecture

Mechanical failure could mean a kink or something in the throttle line somehow caused a sudden and unexpected increase in speed. The driver would not have intended to travel at that speed.

Forum: Boating 07-01-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,126
Posted By Sandy Beach
Question Is towing tubes as a favor a problem?

Would it be as much of a major liability issue if someone offers to tow the family on tubes as a favor? Not for rent or for hire but just for fun. Would it make a difference if the tubing family...
Forum: Boating 07-01-2008, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,585
Posted By Sandy Beach
Question Upholstry malfunction

Did you get your problem solved Skipper? I recently got upholstery damage on my boat that is too big to patch. I'm interested in what happened to you and your seat problem. I'm not sure what to do....
Forum: Boating 06-27-2008, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,487
Posted By Sandy Beach
Exclamation In NH it's NH law that matters

No NoBozo :laugh: in NH it's NH rules that count. You must be at least 16 years old and have a valid Boater Education Safety Certificate to drive a boat or PWC. Even if a parent holds a valid...
Forum: Boating 06-27-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 359,636
Posted By Sandy Beach
Unhappy Wait for the facts or conspiracy theory to emerge

I agree with BI and R2B.

All we really know is that a terrible tragedy took place. I feel badly for all those touched by the event.

We do not know the cause. Some people and alleged news...
Forum: Speed Limits 06-03-2008, 05:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 31,850
Posted By Sandy Beach
Lightbulb Missed Bear Islander sarcasm or does he agree?

Is Bear Islander repeating what the anti-speed limit bill side has often claimed or is he being sarcastic? If boaters on either lake operate at a prudent and safe speed then there is no need for...
Forum: Speed Limits 05-09-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,994
Posted By Sandy Beach
Lightbulb 18 new members would not make a difference

For the sake of argument assume that the 2 day spike in new members from 3 or 4 new members a day to 9 new members for 2 consecutive days is a plot to skew the informal poll. Not all 18 new...
Forum: Speed Limits 04-21-2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 139,644
Posted By Sandy Beach
Thumbs up Finally Bear Islander is put in his place

I admire Skipper of the Sea Que and the others that were on the side against the 45/25 m.p.h. limits. They showed remarkable self control. The thread was started by Skip to point to a Speed Limit...
Forum: General Discussion 12-27-2007, 12:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,160
Posted By Sandy Beach
Way to go Mighty Mo

Mighty Mo has helped so many people over the years. It is so wonderful to hear about his regained vision. Do you think he will get on the Internet now?
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2007, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,104
Posted By Sandy Beach
Wink Emergency Button

Some websites have an emergency button feature. Click on the button and instantly a fake spread sheet or other official looking document pops up. Just the thing for when the boss walks in while you...
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