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Forum: Boating 09-11-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 62,561
Posted By FlyingScot
Agreed. Come to our town, take up dock space and...

Agreed. Come to our town, take up dock space and parking, then motor people away from our tax-paying restaurants and bars to spend their money--no thanks.
Forum: Boating 09-05-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,656
Posted By FlyingScot
Lots of good points implied here. If you follow...

Lots of good points implied here. If you follow the reasoning, the conclusion would be to increase the fees on boats that currently require registration (this would include my own boat). First,...
Forum: Boating 08-28-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,970
Posted By FlyingScot
This is not accurate, fair or constructive. We...

This is not accurate, fair or constructive. We regularly receive follow ups on lake tragedies. If memory serves, the most recent ones were the sledders who went through the ice, the drunk guy and...
Forum: Boating 08-26-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,970
Posted By FlyingScot
Same here, I think about this one multiple times...

Same here, I think about this one multiple times a day, and also regularly recall other less recent tragedies.

To your point about being a safety fanatic--twice this Summer inexperienced...
Forum: Boating 08-21-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,811
Posted By FlyingScot
I like Woodsy's suggestion. If that doesn't...

I like Woodsy's suggestion. If that doesn't work, rent a uhaul.
Forum: Boating 08-20-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,971
Posted By FlyingScot
As someone who expressed discomfort with the...

As someone who expressed discomfort with the privacy issue here, I don't think you should assume that all of us on this side of the issue are paranoid and unsophisticated. I share plenty of info when...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 08-18-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,028
Posted By FlyingScot
Like assistance to the poor, some government...

Like assistance to the poor, some government assistance to corporations makes sense, and some we might all agree is "corporate welfare" Some examples:

It probably made sense for the feds to bail...
Forum: Boating 08-17-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By FlyingScot
The two I referenced would both be great--it...

The two I referenced would both be great--it depends on preferences and budget.

The Sunfish is classic--super easy to sail, store, etc; and lots of fun. Probably too small for 3 people. I would...
Forum: Boating 08-17-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By FlyingScot
Be brave! As long as your boat has a retractable...

Be brave! As long as your boat has a retractable center board (rather than a fixed keel) underwater hazards are not very hazardous for you or the boat. WAY less risky than an outboard. Just for...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,060
Posted By FlyingScot
We disagree on wakeboarders, but agree on most...

We disagree on wakeboarders, but agree on most other things in your post.

Like you, I have lost very little shoreline myself, largely because my shoreline is rock and then a heavy buffer of...
Forum: Boating 08-16-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By FlyingScot
Perfect!:)

Perfect!:)
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,060
Posted By FlyingScot
I was not being snarky. I do not ski or board,...

I was not being snarky. I do not ski or board, so I thought there might be something about the math. Based on your message below, it is clear that you do not understand the math in two important...
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,060
Posted By FlyingScot
Oops. Did not mean to thank you for post, but...

Oops. Did not mean to thank you for post, but did mean to respond. Setting aside the hyperbole--at least one of us continues to be challenged by math--how do you get that the boat needs to be 215'...
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,862
Posted By FlyingScot
I'm with you, Major, on both the attorney and...

I'm with you, Major, on both the attorney and what would have been appropriate justice. Even reading this thread for the tenth time I can't believe this went any further than the officer...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 08-14-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By FlyingScot
Second Wind Water in Manchester is excellent.

Second Wind Water in Manchester is excellent.
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,060
Posted By FlyingScot
Your posts seem so reasonable and thorough, but...

Your posts seem so reasonable and thorough, but than I get to the part where 150' is enough for wakes to dissipate, and all of your credibility vanishes.
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By FlyingScot
With all due respect, I think the reverse...

With all due respect, I think the reverse approach might be easier. Rather than use associations to find a home, you could use home listings to find an appropriate association. Go to one of the...
Forum: Boating 08-11-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,971
Posted By FlyingScot
Umm, I think you and I agree that it is not...

Umm, I think you and I agree that it is not designed to catch people. I was only trying to refute george's assertion that the app would reduce bad behavior.

Also, no need to be insulting--tech...
Forum: Boating 08-11-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,971
Posted By FlyingScot
I think the MP is terrific, and I would gladly do...

I think the MP is terrific, and I would gladly do whatever I could to help them patrol more effectively. I also would not object to monitoring that I believed would help deter bad behavior or get to...
Forum: Boating 08-09-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,971
Posted By FlyingScot
I agree--it seems kind of creepy to me. In...

I agree--it seems kind of creepy to me. In English for FLL--the app tracks your boat as you move across the lake giving the authorities a map of all the participating boats and their location. Kind...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,086
Posted By FlyingScot
It's gonna be tough to sell. A person buys it...

It's gonna be tough to sell. A person buys it because they love the lake. But the nature of the business is that to make ends meet the owner has to give up his best time to be on the lake.
Forum: General Issues 08-06-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 898
Posted By FlyingScot
I understand that not everyone cares about the...

I understand that not everyone cares about the environment, and I try not to be judgmental.

But I do not think its right for you to assert that pollution sickens you on the very same thread that...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,639
Posted By FlyingScot
Wake up! The Times loves Wolfeboro. Enjoy: ...

Wake up! The Times loves Wolfeboro. Enjoy:

https://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/29/travel/vacationing-like-a-candidate.html
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 27,227
Posted By FlyingScot
I don't think you should insult posters and the...

I don't think you should insult posters and the local newspaper. Both seem to have made a good faith effort based on public information.

But if you insist, I think you should back it up by...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,326
Posted By FlyingScot
Even if the chemistry was available, the problem...

Even if the chemistry was available, the problem is too vast for chemical treatment. The issues identified are largely driven by phosphorous and nitrogen flowing into the lake from over a thousand...
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