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Forum: Boating Today, 01:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,436
Posted By ApS
Red face Fooled Me...

I used to drive by a house, admiring the 20+ foot boat they'd placed next to a fenced corner of their front yard, and adjacent to their gate.

Months go by, and they're having a yard sale :) so I...
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,106
Posted By ApS
Question Sling Carrier as a Gift?

There are carriers of different kinds that would be a welcome solution; unfortunately, getting the dog to the bow would be difficult. ;)
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Forum: Boating 09-18-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,251
Posted By ApS
Question You're using this on a lake? :eek2:

You're using this on a lake? :eek2:
Forum: Boating 09-18-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,436
Posted By ApS
Question Somebody Will Want It...

Is this boat a Boston Whaler?
Forum: Marketplace 09-16-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By ApS
Arrow Chain Hoist @ 1˝ Tons...

Easy-Peasy. Just pull on the chain, and this hoist does all the work.

Solid quality and US-made. Used to pull heavy boats onto shore for the winter. Now the boats are all sold, so this goes for...
Forum: Boating 09-16-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By ApS
Lightbulb Behind Wolfeboro-Falls Post Office, Diagonally from Katie's Kitchen...

At Clarke Plaza, Wolfeboro has a drive-through car wash with pressure washing equipment. A good place to rid yourself of two piles of quarters. ;)

Go easy on the boat's decals! :eek2:
Forum: Boating 09-16-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,801
Posted By ApS
Arrow Seeing a Downward-Spiral Here...

downward-spiral. Noun.

A series of thoughts or actions which feeds back into itself, causing a situation to become progressively worse. It is worse than a vicious circle, which is self-sustaining...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,106
Posted By ApS
Wink Where I Stand...

How large was the dog? Was it a dog that could be carried for the duration of the trip? What aspect in the presence of a dog had you concerned? Just the newness of the boat? I'd be concerned about a...
Forum: Boating 09-14-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By ApS
Arrow Races are Going...

I'm four miles from Wolfeboro Bay, but can hear the goings-on.

Before the first rain, there were some high-revving outboards racing. Then it got quiet. :confused: Racing started back up around...
Forum: Boating 09-14-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,118
Posted By ApS
Red face Consider Trading...

At a flea market, I bought a bunch of counterfeit Chinese silver dollar coins, minted in 1927.

You'd be surprised at how readily someone will trade something big (and in the way) for something...
Forum: Boating 09-11-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,680
Posted By ApS
Cool Having Grown Up on Lake Winnipesaukee...

Wind speed, as broadcast, is always less than actual wind on the lake. :rolleye2:

As suggested, 12-MPH is a good threshold, especially as that speed is showing a few whitecaps. For sailing, that's...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-11-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,968
Posted By ApS
Check with Realtor...

Curious if this house was bought through a realtor. :confused:

Check if this problem was disclosed by the seller.on the sales agreement. Some compensation for the defective units may be...
Forum: Marketplace 09-10-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By ApS
Arrow Sun Runner 17.5 Runabout...

Offering for sale for a friend in Wolfeboro—on Lake Winnipesaukee.

Research has shown this was the strongest-built fiberglass American boat in its day. Built in Portland, Oregon, where every boat...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 09-10-2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By ApS
Wink MMO--FLL Approved...

Add some Marvel Mystery Oil directly into the cylinders, let it soak a few days, use starter fluid to keep it running or stuttering a few minutes, and retest compression when cold. (Or warm like...
Forum: Automotive 09-09-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By ApS
Question Be a Clumsy Driver—Get Rewarded?

Back when these were a new "thing", I remember a Toyota owner having to pay four-figures for a replacement. (!) Then it turned out his car insurance would pay for it.... :eek2:

Then I read that...
Forum: Boating 09-08-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,299
Posted By ApS
Lightbulb Make It Secure...

If you have one fabricated, make sure the cushions can be made secure to the boat: screw, zipper, or tether.

A nice new white cushion floated-in several years ago. I may have posted it here in the...
Forum: Winni Wildlife 09-07-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,329
Posted By ApS
Arrow None More Responsible...

It's a turn of phrase used by writers, although I've forgotten the term. :confused:

Edit:
The term is synecdoche.

As for accuracy, one might ask if member Camp Guy attended a Lake...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-07-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By ApS
Smile Hardwood Trees are High-Maintenance...

Too many newbies to New Hampshire cut down White Pines, which are not affected by tent caterpillars. Newbies lose the pleasing scent and a blanket of pine needles—no maintenance for mulch needed....
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,503
Posted By ApS
Red face I Get Those Monstrosities Mixed Up...

Many of those monstrosities are used as rentals. The one nearest me offers room for five families! :eek2:

Was it this ugly monstrosity?
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-06-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,908
Posted By ApS
Question Preferences: Fly or Drive?

Did yesterday's news give you a reason not to fly?

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article234766107.html

If I can drive there, that's good enough for me—and has been for eighteen years.
Forum: History 09-04-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 61,777
Posted By ApS
Arrow Eastern Topographics at The Airpark...

A longtime commercial tenant at The Lakes Region Airpark was Eastern Topographics (http://www.e-topo.com/) aircraft. In addition to covering New Hampshire's many geographical features, they sell...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-04-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,908
Posted By ApS
Arrow REAL ID Needed October 2020...

A reminder that Real ID is needed by TSA to fly commercial airlines. If you use a drivers license, it will have a star in one upper corner.


This is an upgrade for Massachusetts. Prior required...
Forum: Boating 09-03-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,189
Posted By ApS
Red face Bunks Have Friction...

Rollers work both ways...

https://www.bigpinekey.com/wp-content/uploads/Trailer-boat-stranded-on-boat-ramp-300x169.jpg
Forum: Boating 09-02-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 785
Posted By ApS
Question Proline?

Proline, at Wallingford, CT, lists one at $159.

Call 1-800-545-2114.
Forum: Boating 09-01-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By ApS
Exclamation Boating Advisory on Winter Harbor...

Along this shore, we have maybe 3 or 4 regular swimmers.

One stranger has come by in the past week apparently determined to live a death wish. My neighbor tells me he swims a sharp turn in front...
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