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Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,362
Posted By BroadHopper
airbnb or vrbo

I usually find great places to stay! Not necessarily a whole house, but accessory units or in-law type apartments.

When traveling without overnight reservation I use the 'Hotel Tonight' app. Find...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 02-15-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,251
Posted By BroadHopper
Schedule.

Look at you engine maintenance schedule. Keep track of the number of hours you use your boat each season. That will give you an idea of maintenance schedule.
In may case, I average 70 hrs a year. I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By BroadHopper
Kevin Roy

in Gilford NH. An exceptionally fine artist. His work is displayed in the Gilford Public Library among other places. He has a Facebook page.

Let me know if you need additional info.
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,052
Posted By BroadHopper
Peyton Place Motel.

What's left is the motel building. It is now a condo development. Some of the cottages were sold and moved, some demolished.
Can't recall the name. It is on the side opposite Paugus Bay, before you...
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,052
Posted By BroadHopper
The tavern

Is still at the corner of Main and Church Street. It was a grand hotel with a bar and restaurant. President Eisenhower stayed here a number of times.
Back in the 50's the restaurant was a popular...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,157
Posted By BroadHopper
Verizon multitask

You can multitask on a Verizon phone depending on phone and how it is set up. I recently used innocaption which uses VOIP/CDMA and LTE spontaneously. Works very well on my HTC 10 but does not work on...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,157
Posted By BroadHopper
AT&T vs Verizon

I was told AT&T has the state and federal contract to expand LTE coverage for first responders communications. They spent millions of our money on new locations throughout NH. I was told by an LEO...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-27-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,613
Posted By BroadHopper
LaDaSun article

https://www.laconiadailysun.com/community/lake_style/tuscany-in-center-harbor-gusto-caf-serves-italian-for-breakfast/article_6607ff48-3d53-11ea-a15d-cfc5f4127636.html
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-26-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By BroadHopper
Nick Gagliardi

Some of the boaters recognized him. He did detailing for John Spooner while in college. I had the opportunity to work with him one season.

Tell them Rick P said Hello!
Forum: Boating 01-25-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,634
Posted By BroadHopper
With all the issues I hear about new boats I will...

With all the issues I hear about new boats I will stick with my '88. Haven't had a problem since new? Pure luck or quality build. (Formula).
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-22-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,088
Posted By BroadHopper
Local Native

My favorite for decades have always been LHOP. Family favorite as far back as I can remember! Now defunct Paras Pizza at Busy Corner was my absolute favorite!

LHOP, BHOP, THOP are all good! GHOP...
Forum: History 01-22-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 47,000
Posted By BroadHopper
Winnisquam 1964

That photo is definitely Lexington Drive (O'Shea's Industrial Park).
Forum: Automotive 01-19-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,198
Posted By BroadHopper
You must have had a great dealership. My in-law...

You must have had a great dealership. My in-law Toyota were fitted with Goodyear Assurance as OEM tires. They were garbage, only 20K on them. Notice the date of mfg were almost a decade ago. So the...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-19-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,881
Posted By BroadHopper
Welcome to the Lakes Region

Tuftonboro is a nice area. A little remote from 'major' highways, not a problem with true New Englanders.
Find a realtor who is an excellent 'buyer agent'. Not familiar of any in that area but I can...
Forum: Boating 01-18-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By BroadHopper
Copper Canyon

It gets crazy in there during Spring breaks!
Forum: Automotive 01-15-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,198
Posted By BroadHopper
That is true. I replace all the lug nuts with the...

That is true. I replace all the lug nuts with the Amazon SS nuts. If you have trouble getting the old nuts off, an impact wrench or long bar should do the trick. Just make sure you have a tight...
Forum: Automotive 01-14-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,198
Posted By BroadHopper
Buyer beware!

It pays to have a trusted mechanic. My goto guy, Neil Trinidad, is great! He even fix problems on my Jeep and GF Toyota that the new car dealerships have missed or couldn't fix! Never trust dealers...
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,104
Posted By BroadHopper
Competent Medicare Advisors

I found Melcher and Prescott in Laconia pretty competent in explaining Medicare options to me. Make suggestions and go forward from there.
You will also find Servicelink is also helpful, not just...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,232
Posted By BroadHopper
Credit Unions

Check the credit unions. Logix provide free shredding service to all the customers. Since the nearest branch is in Nashua, I found out Northeast Credit Union branch on 106 will shred documents from...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,104
Posted By BroadHopper
Retirement Benefits

When I retired, my company has extended Cobra Plan of all benefits. Because the plans are part of the group, there are reduced rates, however I go to Melcher & Prescott and AARP to shop around....
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By BroadHopper
Tax preparer

I'm a business owner and the family has used Alan Beane Assoc. for decades. Very competent and knowledgeable.
I am certified CMA so I need to be knowledgeable in tax statutes. I double check their...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,171
Posted By BroadHopper
If I remember correctly this type of tax...

If I remember correctly this type of tax evaluation was active before the state took over tax evaluation in the 80's due to the education funding mess. We were on a dirt road not service in the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,594
Posted By BroadHopper
My sister lives in Mooresville. Not sure what her...

My sister lives in Mooresville. Not sure what her cable company is but they provide a la carte subscriptions and charged accordingly. Problem is, she is stuck with the initial subscription for a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,918
Posted By BroadHopper
Can't recall races in Paugus Bay. The marathons...

Can't recall races in Paugus Bay. The marathons were on Winnisquam and Winnipesaukee. Exhibition skiing were on Opechee, Alton Bay and Long Bay in Wolfeboro. I believe there was a national exhibition...
Forum: Winter Sports 01-02-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By BroadHopper
Holiday / Vacation Week

Usually avoid the crowd as I had a serious accident a decade ago when someone ran into me from the rear. I had my left humorus shattered into 13 pieces!
Also someone ran into me while I was waiting...
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