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Forum: Automotive Today, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 466
Posted By BroadHopper
I think you should look at the Goodyear Assurance...

I think you should look at the Goodyear Assurance WeatherReady Tire
It has the Three Peak symbol. My GF has them on her Avalon and loves them.
Forum: Automotive Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 466
Posted By BroadHopper
European tires

Don't forget Nokian and Vredestein brands. They are recent US brands yet been around for decades. Very popular in Europe and competitively priced.

Have very good luck with both brands. Rides nice...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 10-20-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,048
Posted By BroadHopper
A lot better than Mcdonald's and other fast food....

A lot better than Mcdonald's and other fast food.

Ever try South End pizza? Pretty decent and huge steak bomb!
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,573
Posted By BroadHopper
Trillium is farm-to-table. Mostly a luncheon...

Trillium is farm-to-table. Mostly a luncheon menu. The Local Eatery is also farm-to-table. More of a dinner menu.

If you're looking for 'comfort food'. You can't go wrong with Hector's.

Into...
Forum: Automotive 10-19-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,582
Posted By BroadHopper
$80 Here

Local German Indie replace 7 Qts of oil and filter. Quick mechanical check under hood and chassis. Rotate tires and pressure check. That is not bad considering it cost $50 DIY.
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,573
Posted By BroadHopper
Two hotels came to mind.

Best Western Plus downtown Laconia. Great reviews since they open.

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Gilford. Also, a great place to stay.

Both offer Best Western / Marriott perks for frequent...
Forum: Automotive 10-11-2022, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,638
Posted By BroadHopper
Massachusetts

Decades ago I moved to Dracut Mass from NH. I also had to pay sales tax on vehicles to get them registered. The tax was based on the Nadaguide value of the car which is non-negotiable in case the...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 10-03-2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,921
Posted By BroadHopper
Best Value restaurants.

My take on this? Lakeside across from Walmart, T-Bones/CJ in Laconia, Village Kitchen in Moultonboro. Outstanding values for 'comfort food'.
Forum: Automotive 10-03-2022, 06:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,176
Posted By BroadHopper
Audi e-tron

My experience was a disaster! It's fine if you stay close to home.
Audi lent me an e-tron to showcase at last year's Longroof Rally. Picked up vehicle in Hartford CT and drove to Lime Rock CT. to...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-01-2022, 05:23 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,397
Posted By BroadHopper
I have the floor combination a/c heater with two...

I have the floor combination a/c heater with two large-diameter hoses going out the window. This eliminates hot air sucking into the home. They are great but hard to find. Common in Europe.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-25-2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,093
Posted By BroadHopper
Vista Foods

When available, they still have the best lobster rolls. They had them on sale a couple of weeks ago for 19.95! Gone are the days they were 9.95.
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,718
Posted By BroadHopper
Sorry to see this. Lived on The Broads for...

Sorry to see this. Lived on The Broads for decades! We spent a lot of money on a chain mooring to prevent mishaps in bad weather but always find a weak link!

Decades ago we were able to leave our...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-20-2022, 06:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,377
Posted By BroadHopper
Yeap. About what I do. I haven't turned the heat...

Yeap. About what I do. I haven't turned the heat on yet. The furniture and interior capture heat and release later.
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,455
Posted By BroadHopper
NH Day

Every day is NH day at NH parks for NH residents 65 and older. You can take the gondola to the top of Cannon whenever it is running! The Notch trail is breathtaking!
Forum: Boating 09-14-2022, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,078
Posted By BroadHopper
Waterskiing

We are a water skiing family. I'm 70's something Senager that still enjoys slalom skiingóbeen a while since I went barefoot.

My biggest peeve today is folks who pick up the drop-off ski and keep...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2022, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,275
Posted By BroadHopper
Baron Machine

In Laconia. They are job shop machinists. No job is too small or large. I had them made some parts for my hobby and they have contracts with Lockheed Martin and BAE Systems. Give them a call.
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,266
Posted By BroadHopper
3g

In my neck of the woods, I can only get 3G coverage. Been like that for a few years. I had LTE coverage and I don't know what happen. Neighbors and colleagues notice the same thing. Called Verizon a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2022, 07:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,166
Posted By BroadHopper
Aurora Borealis

was a common sight to the folks who are fortunate to see the Northern sky. Even the Milky Way was awesome. In the past two decades, I couldn't see them from Winnipesaukee. I can faintly see them from...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,718
Posted By BroadHopper
Not lately

Back in the 80s and 90's the Winnipesaukee Basin Project used the railroad right of way for the sewage line. The project ran out of money just before Ames Farm. The goal was to extend the line to...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,166
Posted By BroadHopper
Full moon cruise

Took a full moon cruise last night. Still lots of light pollution as well as colored dock lights. Some spotlights blind you when you look in that direction. A couple of red green lights which is a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,462
Posted By BroadHopper
Sleazeball landowners

I know a number of sleazeballs who circumvent the laws by hiring sleazeball lawyers! They are out there! One in Laconia but not giving names.
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,321
Posted By BroadHopper
Silence is Golden

We just don't want to wake up the bear!
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2022, 12:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,796
Posted By BroadHopper
Lrct

LRCT has a history of 'blowing things out of proportion'. That is why I decided to put our land under the Belnap Conservatory Trust umbrella. When approached LRCT wants to limit recreational use of...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,166
Posted By BroadHopper
Back in the days............

Night boating was popular when there are very little light pollution. You can even see the flashing lights clearly! Even the night sky was brighter.

I complain to the MP that the new LED solar...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,052
Posted By BroadHopper
Don't tread on me

Don't tread on me flags at the moment is the most hated flag in the Granite State! The symbol of the Free Staters that want to privatize Gunstock, the nursing home, the Sherriff dept, and the school...
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