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Forum: Boating 10-09-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,190
Posted By Descant
Inspections?

I'm not sure how inspections work. If a DES inspector walks around the docks at my marina, or cruises by in his boat and I don't have a sticker, can s/he board? Does the marina operator have to...
Forum: Boating 10-08-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,190
Posted By Descant
1. Public dock so I can walk to the doughnut...

1. Public dock so I can walk to the doughnut shop in the morning.
1a. If it's windy, my anchor won't drag
1b. Lots more boats fit on docks than anchored in the same space
1c. Town docks are not...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,971
Posted By Descant
Must be the Indian "Weirs" influence

Must be the Indian "Weirs" influence. Happy Landing sold "Indian"souvenirs, as did the Trading Post up the street in the Tarlson Arcade building. I remember Quoddy moccasins, and water skiing with...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 10-04-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,318
Posted By Descant
You're right. As noted earlier, your post was...

You're right. As noted earlier, your post was confusing to me.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 10-04-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,318
Posted By Descant
Confusion

Agreed. As noted, the request is confusing from somebody who routinely posts contrary information and who should be able to enlighten us on the information requested. Joey, I don't want to go back...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 10-04-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,318
Posted By Descant
Confusing

This question/thread is confusing to me. On other threads you work on keeping things cheap and talk about your pay scale. Make sandwiches at home or stop asking for free giveaways on other threads....
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,268
Posted By Descant
Trolls

There be trolls on this Forum. You can get some really bad info.
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,268
Posted By Descant
cold water

People dive year round with proper suits and time limits.

Drowned fishermen are found spring and fall, no PFD and open zippers. That details isn't listed on gov't reporting forms but it comes out...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,963
Posted By Descant
For all those struggling restaurants in the...

For all those struggling restaurants in the Lakes Region: Could a strip bar be successful? No competition, as far as I know. Is this a conflict with the court case of the ladies who want to go...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-30-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Descant
Bravo

Bravo. Sounds like the most relevant post so far.
Forum: Boating 09-30-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,413
Posted By Descant
Summary

OK. I'm not a Formula guy,but it now sounds like a hull/drive mismatch that can be overcome by very careful use of trim. "C'est possible?"
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-30-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,756
Posted By Descant
Pricing?

From Slickcraft:
"Maybe $2.5 K for a portable with an electrician doing the wiring.
Maybe about $12K for a whole house automatic installed including the ugly torpedo propane tank."

That seems...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By Descant
More info

https://www.winnipesaukee.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25007
Forum: Boating 09-28-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,908
Posted By Descant
Were/what to fire

I recall an episode of Ship Shape TV about pirates in the Caribbean. It is almost impossible to fire your shotgun at the engine and be successful. BUT, if you aim for the waterline, you can poke a...
Forum: Marketplace 09-28-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 847
Posted By Descant
Punctuation/spelling

I do the same thing. For me:
"-" is a hyphen
"--" is a dash.
If you use just a hyphen when you want a dash, spellcheck and auto-correct often get confused. Spelling: many writers just don't...
Forum: Boating 09-28-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By Descant
I have "Gold Cup" boat shoes from Sperry Topsider...

I have "Gold Cup" boat shoes from Sperry Topsider with ASV (Anti Shock and Vibration)technology. These also come in other styles, including dress shoes and sneakers. About $180, rarely go on sale....
Forum: Boating 09-27-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,413
Posted By Descant
Porpoising = out of trim?

Can't say directly to your boat, but we often see/hear boats going by porpoising "Out of trim" is the immediate comment. Try putting the drive all the way down and using only trim tabs for minor...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 09-27-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By Descant
Lost plugs

People lose drain plugs all the time so most marinas sell them. They also have brass sleeves to go with it for a nice fit. Drill the hole, bedding compound, and slide it in. Get one sleeve and two...
Forum: Boating 09-27-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,908
Posted By Descant
Once again, we see the value of a 360 degree...

Once again, we see the value of a 360 degree watch.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-27-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,756
Posted By Descant
Water source?

If you're on city water, you can let water drip and prevent freeze-up. On a well, you need to be able to run the electric water pump. We don't lose power often, but I'm very happy with my automatic...
Forum: Boating 09-26-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,908
Posted By Descant
Judging by the difficulty getting a place to...

Judging by the difficulty getting a place to dock/store boats, waiting lists, etc., these days, I think you're right that there are more boats out there. During the recession, fewer boats and those...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-26-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,763
Posted By Descant
In a boat?

Maybe somebody on the Forum trails a boat from Newton to Gilford and could just put the mattress in the boat?

I've seen a lot of mattresses on Rt I-93 on the roof of small cars.
Forum: Boating 09-26-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,190
Posted By Descant
overnight history

Overnight at public docks on Winnipesaukee used to be encouraged by some towns. They wanted "big cruisers" as tourist attraction for non-boaters. As more people became boat owners, local...
Forum: Winni Wildlife 09-26-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,286
Posted By Descant
Possible

We suspected that when we lost our cat for a week. Apparently go trapped someplace, (we think a nearby tool shed when neighbors moved in/out but came home a week later. No Coyote damage.
Forum: Winni Wildlife 09-25-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,784
Posted By Descant
Hooked

We need a new button that says "Hooked by the troll"
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