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Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,523
Posted By IslandRadio
Thumbs up Thanks !!

I want to thank everyone who replied. It was all very helpful.

Ended up going to the Goodwill. They took everything (so far) that isn't broken (there are some cane chairs with the canning ripped...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-27-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By IslandRadio
The insulation for the floors is installed with...

The insulation for the floors is installed with the vapor barrier AWAY FROM the (warm, in the winter) living space.

So, during the cold months (the people lived here year round), the warm,...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-27-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By IslandRadio
So far, I have not observed any degradation of...

So far, I have not observed any degradation of the joists themselves. The home inspector also did not flag any damaged joists.

However, yes, job 1 here is to get this crawl space (about 5 feet...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-25-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By IslandRadio
Question Need insulation removed from a basement area (floor insulation)

Hi !

I need to have the insulation of a floor area completely removed.

This is a botched floor insulation homeowner job from the previous owner. The insulation was installed with the vapor...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,523
Posted By IslandRadio
Question Used Furniture Stores? Whole housefull needs to find new homes

I just became the (proud ?) owner of a fixer-upper on Mirror lake.

There is a housefull of furniture that we really do not want.

It's all very reasonable stuff - the usual, couches (one a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By IslandRadio
Well, I had to go to the property today, so while...

Well, I had to go to the property today, so while I was there, I asked one of the neighbors if they have high speed Internet from Spectrum - yes. So, it is there on the street.

I'm still amazed...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By IslandRadio
Yes, I will do that next time I'm there (have not...

Yes, I will do that next time I'm there (have not closed yet - some inspections to complete, etc.) for an inspection, etc. and will also ask the neighbors if they have high speed Internet.

High...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By IslandRadio
I called Spectrum on the phone this afternoon,...

I called Spectrum on the phone this afternoon, and they couldn't tell me if they had coverage at the address on Mirror Lake Drive!! That is unbelievable.

They told me that when the order is...
Forum: Automotive 06-28-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,014
Posted By IslandRadio
Wow, you bought a car on Ebay... I'm sure it's...

Wow, you bought a car on Ebay... I'm sure it's done all the time - just never encountered anyone who actually did it.
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By IslandRadio
Question High Speed Internet providers around Mirror Lake ?

Hi - I'm looking at a property on Mirror Lake (the Mirror Lake in Tuftonboro - apparently there are several in the state)..

I did some very preliminary research and found Spectrum provides high...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,008
Posted By IslandRadio
1975 Universal helmet laws in 47 states and the...

1975 Universal helmet laws in 47 states and the District of Columbia. All but three states had universal helmet laws (IL, IA, CA).

1976 Congress removed the financial penalties on federal funds...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,285
Posted By IslandRadio
Thanks for everyone's responses. All were...

Thanks for everyone's responses.

All were filled with very useful info !!

If this happens, I will follow up with the final results ;)
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,285
Posted By IslandRadio
Dock is a roll-in. Does that make a difference?

Hmmm.. thanks!!

The dock is a roll-in. Does that make a difference?

There is concrete ramp right at the water's edge, over which the dock is wheeled into the water.

My ultimate plan...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,285
Posted By IslandRadio
Dock setback from property line - Does Grandfathering apply?

I am looking at a waterfront property.

The property has a dock, and it is very close (less than 3 feet) from one of the side property lines, as is the dock belonging to one of the neighbors (is...
Forum: General Issues 02-10-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,570
Posted By IslandRadio
This market pattern has been repeated for YEARS. ...

This market pattern has been repeated for YEARS.

Every time the economy starts to do really well, the market gets spooked by the possibility of rising interest rates. I have seen this over and...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,889
Posted By IslandRadio
That wasn't a real good project for anyone. The...

That wasn't a real good project for anyone. The pipeline was ultimately designed to provide for the exporting of gas, and not local consumption - at least the pipeline that was originally going to...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 08-17-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,261
Posted By IslandRadio
Get hold of Dale Smith. I don't have a phone...

Get hold of Dale Smith. I don't have a phone number right off (I'll see if I can find it), but I do have an email newday@metrocast.net

He and his wife have been running a window cleaning business...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,206
Posted By IslandRadio
Real estate market seems good right now

As some folks here may know, I put our cottage on Rattlesnake Island up for sale in mid July.

I got 4 good offers the first week, and finally accepted one of them from some well qualified buyers. ...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,220
Posted By IslandRadio
I just put one on the market (mine - FSBO). ...

I just put one on the market (mine - FSBO). Rattlesnake Island facing west (sunsets!), 2 docks (one protected in a cove). Very gentle slope on the peninsula.

Need money for retirement, and we...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-07-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 57,376
Posted By IslandRadio
Question Hmm.. so what actually happened with the repair /...

Hmm.. so what actually happened with the repair / replacement? I don't think we saw a final outcome. Hopefully all worked out for the better :)

Regards, Steve
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 25,574
Posted By IslandRadio
I use a WeBoost in the car. Made by Wilson. The...

I use a WeBoost in the car. Made by Wilson. The one in the car works quite well.

There is a "home" version as well. It is a real call phone repeater.

You will need an outside antenna, but...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 04-19-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 57,376
Posted By IslandRadio
Unhappy That's too bad - really - no fun at all.

That's too bad. A wrecked dock is absolutely no fun at all.

I notice you have a lot of big trees in the background. This suggests that you could do a tip-it-up-and-out-of-the-water dock (and...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 41,520
Posted By IslandRadio
2.5 to 10 megabits is fantastic for DSL ! That's...

2.5 to 10 megabits is fantastic for DSL ! That's not too bad actually.
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,707
Posted By IslandRadio
Topology and antennas are the key

It's all about the topology and antennas. If your property is somewhat high or better yet on a hill _and_ have a reasonable clear shot in the direction of the transmitting facility, you have a good...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 159,384
Posted By IslandRadio
It looks pretty frozen over from the South/West...

It looks pretty frozen over from the South/West side of Rattlesnake looking out towards Diamond island and Gilford.

This comes from: http://www.rattlesnakeisland.net/cam.htm
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