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Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By The Real BigGuy
Is the electricity usage for a mining rig as bad...

Is the electricity usage for a mining rig as bad as people say? Just wondering.


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Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-05-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By The Real BigGuy
Don’t use latex caulk at less than 40F. Silicone...

Don’t use latex caulk at less than 40F. Silicone will work but keep it warm so it flows. Make sure there isn’t a thin layer of ice (from air moisture) on the joint - the caulk won’t stick. You can...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-01-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By The Real BigGuy
Malcolm did some work for me last fall. Great...

Malcolm did some work for me last fall. Great guy and knows what he’s doing but he told me he wasn’t going to be doing island work in the future because of the time to get back and forth. He said...
Forum: Boating 11-27-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,194
Posted By The Real BigGuy
Just leave things the way they are! Those that...

Just leave things the way they are! Those that want to exceed 45 do anyway. Those that don’t think there should be a safe boat to boat passing distance don’t pay attention to the rule now.

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Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By The Real BigGuy
To all Vets on the forum - Thank You & happy...

To all Vets on the forum - Thank You & happy Veteran’s Day!


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Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,684
Posted By The Real BigGuy
I’m a big proponent of MA’s north shore. I have...

I’m a big proponent of MA’s north shore. I have lived there for most of my life. Great school systems, restaurants, etc. One consideration may be, where will he work. If he lives in MA he will...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-02-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,951
Posted By The Real BigGuy
Son in law has a big Deere lawn tractor that he...

Son in law has a big Deere lawn tractor that he uses for both mowing & snow blowing. Just listening to him go thru the blower to mowing deck change and then the deck to blower swap in the fall made...
Forum: Boating 10-31-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 575
Posted By The Real BigGuy
Got 2022 Boat Registration

I received my ‘22 registration forms from the state yesterday (10/30). In the last 40 years I have never received them this early. Either they are finally getting efficient or they need the...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 10-23-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,145
Posted By The Real BigGuy
If one dies from a disease/health issue “with...

If one dies from a disease/health issue “with Covid”, and Covid is a contributor to one’s death because it caused additional problems, and one may have survived if not for the additional problems...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-09-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,310
Posted By The Real BigGuy
I totally agree with you. I’m always taking...

I totally agree with you. I’m always taking things apart because I approach it from a “it doesn’t work now so the worst that can happen is it won’t work after I try and fix it. My wife thinks I’m...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-09-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,961
Posted By The Real BigGuy
My son-in-law installs Mitsubishi mini splits for...

My son-in-law installs Mitsubishi mini splits for a large company in northeastern MA. He is constantly advising people that they should not rely on the mini split as their only heat source, even the...
Forum: Boating 09-26-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,087
Posted By The Real BigGuy
Radar is an anachronism for “radio detection and...

Radar is an anachronism for “radio detection and ranging.” Your radar unit is sending out a radio signal that bounces off of an object and then the radar unit receives the bounced wave. It knows...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-10-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,327
Posted By The Real BigGuy
I went from a wood stove to propane for the ease...

I went from a wood stove to propane for the ease of use. (It is not a primary heat source). Nothing like sitting down in the morning with the paper, pushing a button, and getting a fire & some heat...
Forum: Boating 09-10-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,191
Posted By The Real BigGuy
I had a late 60’s 13 ft’er with a Yamaha 25 four...

I had a late 60’s 13 ft’er with a Yamaha 25 four stroke. It was my island backup that was mostly used to make trash/newspaper runs. I had the same issues that you do exacerbated by the fact that I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,932
Posted By The Real BigGuy
Very interested to find out that unless it is...

Very interested to find out that unless it is identified in HOA community bylaws an owner has no right to vote. Wow! Taxation without representation anyone! Seems like this would open things up to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,932
Posted By The Real BigGuy
I think you should check the NH laws. I know the...

I think you should check the NH laws. I know the condo laws changed in 2006 and made significant changes to how condo associations operate regardless of what the establishing documents say. So,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,932
Posted By The Real BigGuy
I must be missing something. Either the...

I must be missing something. Either the association is run a a democracy (I.e., the members vote to establish the rules) or it is an autocracy (the board has all the power regardless of how the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,932
Posted By The Real BigGuy
The answer is simple: run for election to the...

The answer is simple: run for election to the Board. Once on the Board push your ideas for change and push other like thinkers to run for election to the Board.

I always thought this was the...
Forum: Boating 08-20-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,434
Posted By The Real BigGuy
I’m not sure about this one. Unless your lift...

I’m not sure about this one. Unless your lift has a canopy the same amount of water will be in your boat.[emoji6]


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Forum: Boating 08-16-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,019
Posted By The Real BigGuy
Re: in-water testing, licensing, etc. NH...

Re: in-water testing, licensing, etc. NH requires a boating certificate to operate. Since there is very little enforcement, do we really think that all operators have a BC? Just like all people...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,404
Posted By The Real BigGuy
I tried locust/dma and found that it is not...

I tried locust/dma and found that it is not available in Tuftoboro


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Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 436
Views: 67,394
Posted By The Real BigGuy
The store does not have a “private dock” that can...

The store does not have a “private dock” that can accommodate a seaplane. It’s only dock is the gas dock


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Forum: Boating 07-16-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,267
Posted By The Real BigGuy
Try the Tuftonboro ramp in 19 mile bay. ...

Try the Tuftonboro ramp in 19 mile bay.


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Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 28,687
Posted By The Real BigGuy
Here is my problem with “open carry”, “concealed...

Here is my problem with “open carry”, “concealed carry”, or any carry at all: Most of the people who carry, not all but a significant portion, have gained their skill on a gun range. (Heck, I was...
Forum: Boating 07-11-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,847
Posted By The Real BigGuy
At anchor means anchor set. If you are floating...

At anchor means anchor set. If you are floating you are in motion. It may be slow motion, but you are moving.


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