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Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 05-01-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,892
Posted By Patofnaud
Talking One of the rare times I fully agree with an FLL...

One of the rare times I fully agree with an FLL post, but yeah, Walmart for the batteries. Cheap and I've run them for years. Had 4 years on my last boat's batteries and they were still strong before...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,159
Posted By Patofnaud
I know at least a Tilton contractor was involved....

I know at least a Tilton contractor was involved. Not Laconia, but close enough. ;)
Forum: Boating 03-26-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,678
Posted By Patofnaud
IMHO Center Harbor does it right, just have...

IMHO Center Harbor does it right, just have someone from the town pointing out open spots and being a traffic director/advisor.

You could even use 0 cost Explorer Scouts assigned to the local...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-25-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By Patofnaud
The hardest part of changing elements is draining...

The hardest part of changing elements is draining the stupid tank :P

But yeah,, only do if you feel comfortable,, else hire someone.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-14-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,807
Posted By Patofnaud
I had a Harmon 38 and that thing was a heating...

I had a Harmon 38 and that thing was a heating tank and gave 0 issues.

I 'upgraded' to the Harmon Advance for the aesthetics in the living room and while I have had it about 10 years, I don't use...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,470
Posted By Patofnaud
"Its funny but I know at least half a dozen...

"Its funny but I know at least half a dozen families who do the same thing."

Not quite the same but,, I'm Tilton 7mo, Paugus 5mo :)

Less than half hour min from home to camp.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,470
Posted By Patofnaud
My sister's kids grew up in Moultonborough just...

My sister's kids grew up in Moultonborough just fine. BUT, you will be hard-pressed to do that with the waterfront. Lots of seasonal folks.

Inland is where you will find more neighborhoods that...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By Patofnaud
Sounds awesome (figuratively and literally). ...

Sounds awesome (figuratively and literally).

Wait until the ice gets real thick and expansion ridges form, big ba da booms.

I grew up on a lake and if you are out there skating with no snow...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,862
Posted By Patofnaud
Annnnnnd once more people drive electric, and use...

Annnnnnd once more people drive electric, and use less fossil fuel to tax and pay for roads,, guess what? Tax folks who use electricity... So you end up paying for it either way.

Use gas, lower...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-23-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,426
Posted By Patofnaud
Ain't that a fact Sue... That was what made...

Ain't that a fact Sue...

That was what made me drop Amerigas.. Called for delivery with an almost empty tank, 10 days later I get a tank rental bill for not using enough gas, on day 13 after still...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,005
Posted By Patofnaud
Who was that masked lady?

Ok, seeing this thread is completely off the rails, and as a lot of old-timers are reading/watching... Let me further derail. ;)

Could the nice lady my wife and I met on the Dive this past fall...
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,269
Posted By Patofnaud
Untrue. I know, I used it a couple of times this...

Untrue. I know, I used it a couple of times this year. Not everyone likes to walk trails, not everyone CAN walk trails. My grandson loved his train ride. This tearing down stuff because YOU do not...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,269
Posted By Patofnaud
*groan* ack, please,,, no.

*groan* ack, please,,, no.
Forum: Boating 01-03-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,374
Posted By Patofnaud
Not sure how competitive they are, but Winni...

Not sure how competitive they are, but Winni Marine (old Channel) can't seem to keep rentals available. They have a major fleet and roll over a majority of it each year for new models and they are...
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,654
Posted By Patofnaud
Imagine trying to do that move at full lake...

Imagine trying to do that move at full lake level?!!! :eek::eek::eek:
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,833
Posted By Patofnaud
Correct. For any given fuel your end cost would...

Correct. For any given fuel your end cost would be based on the efficiency of the use of it. That is why heat pumps (used in min-splits) cost less to run than electric baseboards while providing the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,833
Posted By Patofnaud
After waiting 13 days for a tank fill, and then...

After waiting 13 days for a tank fill, and then them sending me a tank rental charge for not using enough gas, I closed my AmeriGas account and told them to come to get their tank. This after being a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,909
Posted By Patofnaud
Ok that was actually funny. You owe me one...

Ok that was actually funny. You owe me one coffeeless keyboard. :D
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By Patofnaud
Some more info on Benton's Sugar Shack in...

Some more info on Benton's Sugar Shack in Thornton

https://www.bentonssugarshack.com/

Great food, but be prepared for a wait. They are only open on weekends and all the locals know the place...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,253
Posted By Patofnaud
NH RSA270:33 Heating, Agitating, or Other...

NH RSA270:33 Heating, Agitating, or Other Devices in Public Waters; Safety Hazard. No person shall put, place, operate, or cause to be put, placed, or operated in the waters of this state any...
Forum: Boating 10-08-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,199
Posted By Patofnaud
Second what Dan said.. That's been my experience...

Second what Dan said.. That's been my experience also. Plus Bennington makes a really good 'toon.

Also, a really nice way to get into a bigger toon for a smaller price is to buy a used rental....
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By Patofnaud
"We are paying 40K+ a year and they are doing a...

"We are paying 40K+ a year and they are doing a lousy job."

Hard to compare without a full picture. 40K for an entire complex? What does it include? Just snow/mowing?

For comparison, the single...
Forum: Boating 10-05-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By Patofnaud
You can tell when they go bad (have been exposed...

You can tell when they go bad (have been exposed to moisture), then end near the striker cap tends to swell and eventually burst. Once they start to swell, if you try to ignite them they just...
Forum: Boating 10-05-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By Patofnaud
When I did more offshore boating I'd use my...

When I did more offshore boating I'd use my expired ones to start campfires, or on the 4th of July for added pyrotechnics. :)

I used a couple to start a flag retirement ceremony or two with the...
Forum: Boating 10-05-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,222
Posted By Patofnaud
The 'channel' proper is running about 7-8ft below...

The 'channel' proper is running about 7-8ft below the transducer at the centerline and good width to get a couple 10ft beams through. Although if you are drafting deep and have a wide beam I'd...
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