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Forum: General Discussion Today, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By Descant
I have a steam train whistle purchased when they...

I have a steam train whistle purchased when they scrapped the B & M steam engines in the 1950's. It hasn't been used since we closed the shop in 1975, but it is very possible others bought similar...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance Today, 04:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,025
Posted By Descant
Get a special event permit from MP so you can...

Get a special event permit from MP so you can close ranks and not clutter up the lake spread out over a mile or two following the 150 ft rule.
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By Descant
Water in the gas?

Sorry to see that, Dan. Even though it started right up, I'd be concerned about water in the gas--not sure where the tank is located, but I've had gas contaminated by water working its way into the...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance Yesterday, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,025
Posted By Descant
Fb

Most towns have a Facebook group for marketplace or yard sale. "Moultonborough Yard Sale" has 4.7K members. You may be able to trade wood for splitting services.
Forum: Boating 09-22-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,361
Posted By Descant
Except you go between the two red tops that are...

Except you go between the two red tops that are at the south end of the channel between Mark and Mink. You really need to think of such locations as separate, not a pair of buoys, marking two...
Forum: Winter Sports 09-21-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Descant
I can't help, but I'd want to know dates.

I can't help, but I'd want to know dates.
Forum: Boating 09-15-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,829
Posted By Descant
Dorky?

Even a dorky one can be dressed up. The ones we see coming to our camp always have a back hoe or an excavator on board and we are always excited to see them.
Forum: Boating 09-15-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,829
Posted By Descant
Shopping?

The Newport, RI boat show starts today. The FTL show is at the end of October. You might see something you never imagined. I wouldn't be afraid of a used boat, especially if it has been strictly...
Forum: Boating 09-13-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,029
Posted By Descant
The boats are so different now. In the 50's and...

The boats are so different now. In the 50's and 60's there were aq lot of flat bottom , 15-16' boats that could pull a skier with 50 hp. No wake, so it was easy to ride a disc, aquaplane, trick...
Forum: Boating 09-11-2022, 10:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,829
Posted By Descant
Reading the Forum, two of the busiest boaters are...

Reading the Forum, two of the busiest boaters are Steve On Mark and I Shoot 308. I think both own a pontoon and a 24'foot Eastern or similar. The single hull enclosed cabin is for all purpose, all...
Forum: Boating 09-11-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,231
Posted By Descant
Welcome to the Forum. Actually, "I won't boat...

Welcome to the Forum.
Actually, "I won't boat on Saturdays" is just a brag that some people have that as an option, where others have to work on weekdays. And, for some. it's not "when" you boat,...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-11-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Descant
I agree with Tummyman, depending on how long...

I agree with Tummyman, depending on how long you're gone.
You will have to remove bottled liquids from bathroom and kitchen up to a point. Mouthwash and booze won't freeze, some, like ketchup and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,814
Posted By Descant
GenericG: You're combining two issues. First, in...

GenericG: You're combining two issues. First, in an earlier post there is a link to the petition with all their arguments, diagrams, etc. The Department of Safety will announce a public hearing...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,814
Posted By Descant
I have only limited exposure to other NH lakes,...

I have only limited exposure to other NH lakes, Bow, Sunapee, Ossipee, Newfound and Winnisquam, and always on weekdays. I don't know what the "place to go" might be on those lakes. Seems like no...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By Descant
You will get better responses if you specify the...

You will get better responses if you specify the location.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-01-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,102
Posted By Descant
Cute story. This mom obviously hasn't seen the...

Cute story. This mom obviously hasn't seen the studies that report on the economic cost/value of a mom/housewife, and I would suggest she has no idea of the overhead for running her kitchen in terms...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 08-31-2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,102
Posted By Descant
I think of national chains as reliable,...

I think of national chains as reliable, predictable quality, but I can't really think of national chains that are top notch, or have a presence in New England. Jog my memory, please and suggest a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,544
Posted By Descant
Did the development of Big Island ever get going?

Did the development of Big Island ever get going?
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,814
Posted By Descant
Perhaps it is time to modify the NRZ, NWZ by...

Perhaps it is time to modify the NRZ, NWZ by petition procedure?
Actually, this should be in the Ragged Island thread, not Rattlesnake. Sorry.
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2022, 11:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,814
Posted By Descant
Years ago LRCT focused a lot more on fundraising...

Years ago LRCT focused a lot more on fundraising to buy and protect certain properties. They did a great job. Now, there is more focus on management. I'm surprised that they felt a need to tighten...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2022, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,063
Posted By Descant
Location Location location

You refer to "Key information" The key information for me would be the location and specific confirmation from DES. If you call, they will send somebody out to confirm.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 08-30-2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,671
Posted By Descant
Columbus Day

We used to get started right after Ice out and the season was reasonably long. This year, there were delays with the boat and the camp, so it seemed like we weren't "in the season" until August....
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,935
Posted By Descant
Posted earlier in this thread was that the NH...

Posted earlier in this thread was that the NH average cost per public school student is $18000 and that Moultonborough spends $30,000. If those numbers are correct, then Moultonborough voters are...
Forum: Boating 08-30-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,231
Posted By Descant
Not too long ago I heard from MP that there are...

Not too long ago I heard from MP that there are about 100,000 boats registered in NH and about 40,000 of those are primarily used on Winnipesaukee. There are more unregistered boats now, e.g....
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 08-29-2022, 10:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,102
Posted By Descant
You're many many many months late to the...

You're many many many months late to the discussion about Dancing Rabbit. Look it up. Vodka is not what this thread is about.
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