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Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,505
Posted By Descant
Skis?

All these planes seem to have wheels. Does anybody fly in-out with skis? I'll always remember my first flight with skis, out of Merrymeeting field, landing on the un-marked bay on the coast of...
Forum: Boating 02-18-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,467
Posted By Descant
Too slow, Joe

We've seen it posted here before. A too slow boat impedes the passage and control of a larger boat. LB lays on the horn and then sets her anchor on the slowpoke's stern pole. Slow poke, illegally...
Forum: Boating 02-17-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,467
Posted By Descant
Don't call your rep

As noted above (#90?) the House voted on this already. Too late to call your Rep. A hearing will be scheduled in the Senate and they will vote later.
Forum: Boating 02-15-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,467
Posted By Descant
Ethics in action

The Marine Trades Association used to take legislators out on the lake every year, from the committees that dealt with lake issues. The legislature passed new ethics rules that prevented Reps from...
Forum: Boating 02-14-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,467
Posted By Descant
House Committee Report

HB 188, amending the definition of headway speed. OUGHT TO PASS.
Rep. Patricia Bushway for Resources, Recreation and Development. This bill removes from the definition of
headway speed the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,750
Posted By Descant
Sandbar

ADD sand to the Witches. New sandbar, no neighbors to complain.

Nevermind. Mother Nature will do whatever she wants.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 02-13-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,220
Posted By Descant
profit?

I thought the reason for selling food was so that you could sell drinks which have big margins and many tables can be served by one bartender compared to several people in the kitchen.

If dessert...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 02-13-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By Descant
Ron's Fiberglass

I feel a custom extension is the most expensive way to go, but you do save on existing frame work, etc. There may be a vendor at the boat show this week, and I think one of the advertisers on TV...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,285
Posted By Descant
Voter's choice

In most towns if a proposal is too extravagant, the voters turn it down. Meredith voters are probably having these same conversations. I think it is rare for a DPW to propose a palace, compared to...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-11-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,152
Posted By Descant
Closed vs vented attic?

Good post from the Professor. I would suggest there are varying thoughts on attic ventilation. My sister-in-law recently built nearby. Two years planning, researching, looking at locations. She...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,505
Posted By Descant
aids?

Isn't there a windsock? Unicom?
Forum: History 02-11-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By Descant
Careful, Top-Water

Post#3
"...I always wanted to try it. When I was a kid I would always make a fake aggressive pass at it, making believe I was gonna do it."
I don't know about all, but most have a gate at the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,824
Posted By Descant
Hijack

There's a no wake problem in the Channel?
Back closer to the OP. In Laconia, topless on the beach is not allowed. Is a similar ordinance in effect for artistic dancers? Female and Male?
Forum: History 02-10-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By Descant
Channel Ski Club

In the mid-60's, Bob Ober started the Channel Ski Club, at least, he filed the paperwork. (He owned Lazy Bones Boat Charters) The boat charter b usiness drew more of his attention ad he did nothing...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,824
Posted By Descant
"I don't Look Good Naked Anymore"

"I Don't Look Good Naked Anymore" Snake Oil Wilie Band
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOgd9hitEAE
Forum: Boating 02-10-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,633
Posted By Descant
Window Shopping II

Just plain awesome
Forum: Boating 02-10-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,633
Posted By Descant
Window Shopping

My grandson (8) took me opening day as a Christmas present.He had been researching several large boats and had a list of placers to visit. We stopped at the Progressive booth where he drove ahigh...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-08-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,152
Posted By Descant
Backfire

Not too long ago a relative built a super efficient house. It was difficult finding a builder with related experience, but she found one and it is a very efficient house. Because the heat was...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,824
Posted By Descant
discrimination?

Yes, of course there is gender discximination. If I puled my shorts down in public I could get branded as a "sex offender", be restricted as to where I could live, register with the police, etc, etc....
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-08-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,152
Posted By Descant
Your land or the builder's?

There are considerations to buying land and then hiring a builder vs having a builder construct on land that he owns and selling you a completed package. These range from different financing...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 02-06-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,220
Posted By Descant
Tuppence?

Welll. No check, no food, no tip. However, in the theatre you tip the usher, not the actors, so tuppence to the guy in the red jacket.
Forum: Boating 02-06-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,914
Posted By Descant
Compromise?

$2400 for a slip or valet depending on location? For, I think, $3000, you can join the American Boat Club at Akwa Marine.
http://www.americanboatclubnh.com/
A little farther than Winnisquam and...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,684
Posted By Descant
No tax on slips?

From Broadhopper;' "No wonder legislature decided to tax boat slips! Probably to add more LEO on the water!"

Environmental Services is asking for more $$ for permit and application fees. The...
Forum: Boating 02-05-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,914
Posted By Descant
Take the sure thing

If the slip is a definite, and valet is only wait list, I'd grab the slip NOW. Then get on a wait list for where you really want to be in 2020. Waiting to see what else comes up without locking...
Forum: Boating 02-04-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,633
Posted By Descant
prebuy?

Prebuy gets a cheaper price. Some of us have employers/jobs that prevent accepting comp'd anything.
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