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Forum: Boating Today, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By XCR-700
Nope, it would just ruin the lake, without...

Nope, it would just ruin the lake, without anything watch and laugh at or shake our heads at while at the sandbar, it would just be so boring no one would go anymore.

Then you would just have a...
Forum: Boating Today, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By XCR-700
No worries, dogs are very responsible animals,...

No worries, dogs are very responsible animals, that usually return most of the water they drink to the aquifer, thought it tends to have a bit of a yellow tinge to it once they are done with it...
Forum: Boating Yesterday, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By XCR-700
They don't really lower the level of the lake, it...

They don't really lower the level of the lake, it goes down in the fall when the boats are removed due to the reduction weight & displacement exerted on the surface of the water as follows:

Boat...
Forum: Boating 09-11-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,560
Posted By XCR-700
Oh man, I am liking that gadget ;-) THANKS!

Oh man, I am liking that gadget ;-)

THANKS!
Forum: Boating 09-11-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,560
Posted By XCR-700
Ha, I cant wait to see that episode ;-)

Ha, I cant wait to see that episode ;-)
Forum: Boating 09-10-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,560
Posted By XCR-700
WOW, both options sound tough to me. I dont...

WOW, both options sound tough to me.

I dont care for running to either end of the boat when docking, and I have never liked backing into a dock,,,

If I am docking by myself I usually have a...
Forum: Boating 09-10-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,560
Posted By XCR-700
Made that trip in our CVX-20 many times and got...

Made that trip in our CVX-20 many times and got beat-up plenty of them. But a few hours at that sandbar and all is right with the world ;-)
...
Forum: Boating 09-10-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,560
Posted By XCR-700
WOW, never thought of that, as I dont live at the...

WOW, never thought of that, as I dont live at the lake and most of the marinas are protected.

I'll have to keep that in mind if I ever find myself in a position to buy waterfront in retirement. ...
Forum: Boating 09-08-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,560
Posted By XCR-700
Well I think you said it right "might" no need to...

Well I think you said it right "might" no need to rush, there are lots of things to consider for a new boater before making any change.

Also know that there are lots of small and medium size...
Forum: Boating 09-08-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,560
Posted By XCR-700
Feeling safe and in control of your boat is a...

Feeling safe and in control of your boat is a critical factor to truly enjoying your time on the water. And when you get to that point where you feel safe and always in control, you will enjoy your...
Forum: Boating 09-08-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,722
Posted By XCR-700
Re; Paugas Bay - Same here, we just traded a...

Re; Paugas Bay - Same here, we just traded a super clean 23' Caravelle Interceptor with like 60 hours on a Formula and Paugas Bay and Rick were possibly the best buying experience I have ever had...
Forum: Boating 08-09-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,451
Posted By XCR-700
Well that was a short lived public access. ...

Well that was a short lived public access.

Lets hope it lasts longer when it reopens, NEXT YEAR
Forum: Boating 07-24-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,597
Posted By XCR-700
OMG, how on earth did you get that free??? ...

OMG, how on earth did you get that free???

Never seen one bent up so badly,,,

gh
Forum: Boating 07-24-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,017
Posted By XCR-700
Guess I missed that,,, :eek: I seem to...

Guess I missed that,,, :eek:

I seem to recall some pinball machines in there for a while,,, I think,,,

We got gas there all the time and used Parkers for any work on the boat.

Not 100%...
Forum: Boating 07-24-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,017
Posted By XCR-700
Only the hotel, not the restaurant. Thats...

Only the hotel, not the restaurant.

Thats ok, Sawyers is still there and still has the best frappes in the area! :D
Forum: Boating 07-24-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,017
Posted By XCR-700
Silver Sands will let you launch for day trips? ...

Silver Sands will let you launch for day trips? Do they have parking for truck and trailer??? :confused:
Forum: Boating 07-23-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,017
Posted By XCR-700
Is the old Bailey's restaurant at the top of the...

Is the old Bailey's restaurant at the top of the hill open under another name or just closed?

Not that it was all that old, but in the '80s we used to go to B-Mae's in Gilford. Food was always...
Forum: Boating 07-23-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,017
Posted By XCR-700
Oh almost forgot about Baileys,,, they had GREAT...

Oh almost forgot about Baileys,,, they had GREAT ice cream, outstanding hot fudge if my memory serves,,,

I haven't driven to Wolfeboro in a few years and I seem to recall Baileys closing or...
Forum: Boating 07-23-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,017
Posted By XCR-700
Sounds like a fantastic trip, and the water temp...

Sounds like a fantastic trip, and the water temp was great for snorkeling. I'll have to keep my eye open for Mischief Managed :)

I too enjoyed seeing people offering a wave in passing, we...
Forum: Boating Issues 07-22-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,590
Posted By XCR-700
Hummm,,, Apples to oranges,,, Hard to...

Hummm,,,

Apples to oranges,,,

Hard to say one is better than the other, they are just too different. Winnisquam is much more quiet and calmer water overall, but lacking all the destinations of...
Forum: Boating Issues 07-22-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,590
Posted By XCR-700
Nothing wrong with a little venting,,, I...

Nothing wrong with a little venting,,,

I agree that most of the folks on the lake dont have ill intentions, in my opinion I think the few that cause problems are mostly just inexperienced and...
Forum: Boating 07-22-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,017
Posted By XCR-700
Quite a bit of clouds in the afternoon but not a...

Quite a bit of clouds in the afternoon but not a drop of rain.

In my youth we spent every summer in Alton (Echo Point) the old donut shop was the best. Many meals at the old "Dots" and Sandy...
Forum: Boating 07-22-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,017
Posted By XCR-700
Owls Nest, know it well,,, Where do you...

Owls Nest, know it well,,,

Where do you launch from?

We tow up from Andover, and yes always worth the trip!
Forum: Boating 07-22-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,940
Posted By XCR-700
WOW that was really stupid

WOW that was really stupid
Forum: Boating Issues 07-22-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,590
Posted By XCR-700
There were a couple of boats really struggling to...

There were a couple of boats really struggling to get out of there yesterday afternoon, and a few were doing some really odd things. There were some really big boats there!

I had a bit of trouble...
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