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Old 06-05-2023, 09:08 PM   #1
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New restaurant opening soon in Gilford in the Tractor Supply Plaza…

https://www.axe-ale.com/?fbclid=IwAR...yC8UEGWsHMKL1M

Eat, Drink and throw axes!! What could go wrong? Sounds like fun!…I’m in!

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More info here….

https://www.axe-ale.com/about-axe-and-ale

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Old 06-05-2023, 09:37 PM   #4
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Old 06-06-2023, 07:12 AM   #5
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Love it! If you haven't tried it, it's a lot of fun.
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Old 06-06-2023, 08:54 AM   #6
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For practice at Home:

https://www.amazon.com/Improved-Worl...xpY2s9dHJ1ZQ==

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Be careful...TWI (throwing while intoxicated) can end poorly.
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Must have missed this article in the Sun back in March...

https://www.laconiadailysun.com/news...c5199a926.html

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Axe throwing is awesome.
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Drove by there today, working hard to get it up and running!
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Old 06-10-2023, 08:30 PM   #11
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I have to wonder if the restaurant decided to locate at the Airport Commons in Gilford because there's a Doc-In-A-Box across the parking lot "just in case"?

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Went to Climax throwing in Belmont yesterday with my son. They have no food or drink, BYO, so we really didn't spend a lot of money. $25 per person per hour. We rented 1 hour and threw 11 games, which was enough! It was a fun thing to do on a crappy day.
I think the one in Gilford will have food and drinks so it will make you hang around and spend more money.
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Today, we hurl axes.

Tormorrow: Maces? Flails? Javelins?
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Jousting on Carousel horses, spinning in opposite directions.
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Jousting on Carousel horses, spinning in opposite directions.
Tossing axes while spinning on a carousel horse is invigorating. “All fun and games until someone loses an eye”


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Yup. That's what my Mother always told me. So I got a BB gun.
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When I was a senior in high school our metal shop teacher was tired of trying to keep us in line.

All our mandatory lessons and projects were done so we had about a month of screwing around to enjoy before graduation.

To get us busy again the teacher brought in a large full color picture book entitled "Arms and Armor of Medieval Times" and told us we would make anything in the book.

Some made swords, knives, breast plates and helmets but I chose a real challenge.

I made a flail!

It consisted of:

a steel handle that was turned on the lathe
a chain that was bent out of rod stock and welded into links
an aluminum ball made from six segments turned on the lathe and then blind screwed together
several pointed spikes that screwed into threaded holes on the ball

That thing could do some serious damage!

I was quite disappointed when I was informed that it could not be brought home!

The flail along with all the other reproduction medieval gear went on display at a local bank.

I wonder where it went after that...
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"The flail along with all the other reproduction medieval gear went on display at a local bank.

I wonder where it went after that..."

The Middle East as advanced technology.
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I wonder where it went after that..."

The Middle East as advanced technology.
Probably props in an escape room!
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They'd be smart to start with a soft opening so staff can get tuned in.
Grand openings can some times not go well
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We stopped in yesterday to meet friends for drinks and apps but didn't have time to throw.

We ordered the poutine which sucked- fries were rock hard and cold and the toppings could have been warmer.

The deviled eggs (comes with everything bagel seasoning and a piece of bacon on top) were good, as were the pretzels with mustard and pub cheese.

The burgers going by looked good. Will try it again.

Its a decent sized place. Definitely can hold a crowd. I didn't witness any flails, jousting or axes being thrown from carousels though
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We stopped in yesterday to meet friends for drinks and apps but didn't have time to throw.

We ordered the poutine which sucked- fries were rock hard and cold and the toppings could have been warmer.

The deviled eggs (comes with everything bagel seasoning and a piece of bacon on top) were good, as were the pretzels with mustard and pub cheese.

The burgers going by looked good. Will try it again.

Its a decent sized place. Definitely can hold a crowd. I didn't witness any flails, jousting or axes being thrown from carousels though
It wouldn't be my first choice for just a meal but I will go to throw down!
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