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Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,810
Posted By mowtorman
Adventure

Descant brings up a really good point.....at least for me. Hidden unpleasant surprises lurk below the surface.
Years ago my brother and I were headed northwest past Parker Island in 2' chop. There...
Forum: Boating 10-28-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,662
Posted By mowtorman
Last ride

That must have been a super ride. No waves....no boats....fall colors...and probably just the sound of the engines even though they are much quieter than the old ones. They must strip it down a bit...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,340
Posted By mowtorman
Braun Bay woods

Several years ago I walked from the 90 degree corner between the 2 Kona entrances out the development road to the Braun Bay rafting beach. All state land off the main road. I was loaded with ticks...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 10-03-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,790
Posted By mowtorman
Northeast Fiberglass Laconia

Bob Cilley and his daughter's work, both color match and gelcoat is four star ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Forum: Boating 09-13-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,054
Posted By mowtorman
Power up

When the 4 star 40 lower unit blew in 1973 Wadleigh Marine suggested a used 1972 short shaft Evinrude loop charged 50hp. Plenty of power after that!
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 09-04-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By mowtorman
Northeast Fiberglass

Bob Cilley does EXCELLENT work inside or outside your boat. His color matching skills for gelcoat are top-notch. He has done several vinyl jobs for me. Top grade marine vinyl looks like the day I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,978
Posted By mowtorman
New invasive species

My posting from 8/24/20

"Cyanobacteria which is toxic and associated with ALS (see Mascoma Lake DHMC) is in Kanasatka this summer. Once introduced it thrives on Nitrogen and Phosphorus. Kanasatka...
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,092
Posted By mowtorman
Pristine Malarkey

Don't flatter or kid yourself small amounts of ingested lake water CAN make a person ill for a very long time.
This is the worst time of year...after an August heat wave. I'm waiting on thermal...
Forum: History 08-14-2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,445
Posted By mowtorman
Center Harbor

Lots going on 60s and 70s. Belknap college and true hippies. EM Heath in the building above the beach road. Robbins Store next to Anderson's Bakery, best Parker House rolls EVER. Nichols Store on...
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,128
Posted By mowtorman
Prepare to Dive

Must have been surveyed for seaworthiness after the extensive winter repairs....especially as a commercial vessel (?).
Forum: Boating 08-08-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,228
Posted By mowtorman
Dry land boating

Yesterday a pontoon with a 4 stroke came out of the water at Glendale and headed straight for the Lyons Den exit. The park officer was yelling for him to stop. His engine was running. The person...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 26,687
Posted By mowtorman
packing heat

I know a number of Iraq/Afghanistan veterans. One thing they have in common is they carry all day work or play. They are all out here working and contributing after having done their part overseas....
Forum: Boating 07-16-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,221
Posted By mowtorman
Sheps

For me the most user friendly ramp is Shep Browns/goodhue. Two ramps, steady incline, tons of room in and out of the water...and enough water to float a boat. They may have restricted parking now...
Forum: Boating 07-16-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,221
Posted By mowtorman
launch ramps

Harilla's has always been one of the most primitive on the lake. There have always been large stray rocks combined with random blow outs from people power loading so trailers usually bounce around...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-12-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 41,306
Posted By mowtorman
Saunders Bay brouhaha (brewhaha) ?

Shared from Facebook as suggested in the posting.....by the Dive owner Betsy

June 10 at 6:15 PM
Lake friends - I've been sitting on something horrific that happened to me, Betsy, on Saturday...
Forum: Boating 06-11-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,535
Posted By mowtorman
Closure

Newly installed at Center Harbor docks.
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,034
Posted By mowtorman
North Water Marine

The answering machine says "formerly Thurston's Marina". That makes a trifecta.......Winni Marine, Flightcraft, now North Water Marine a complete Weirs rollover.
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 04-09-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,611
Posted By mowtorman
Marine Service Technology

Jeff Frahm on rte. 25 in Moultonboro. Has mobile panel truck, been on the lake for about 5 years. Teacher for a marine tech program in Florida for around 25 years, worked off and on summers in the...
Forum: Boating 03-05-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,535
Posted By mowtorman
Tup in retirement

Always ready with his tools
Forum: Boating 03-04-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 17,064
Posted By mowtorman
Magic carpet ride

1977 tahiti, panther jet. Old school
Forum: Boating 02-14-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,058
Posted By mowtorman
NH Dept. of Safety

One of the interesting facts of Steelcraft is that they were lighter than wood boats of similar size. The other thing for me is how many vivid memories I have related to specific events on the lake. ...
Forum: Boating 02-13-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,451
Posted By mowtorman
lookin good

High bling and satisfaction is priceless ka ching $$ What's your pleasure tiki boats with about 10 hp were for sale for 20 or 30k a couple of summers ago. Not much get up and go there.
Forum: Boating 02-13-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,451
Posted By mowtorman
volvo penta

It's interesting how VP announces 11/2/20 their manufacturing plans then announces on 11/6/2020 that they will stop production as of 1/1/2021. It seemed like a big deal when they acquired 7 marine,...
Forum: Boating 02-13-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,058
Posted By mowtorman
Steelcraft

The Steelcraft rusting in front of Fay's was the type of boat used by the Marine Patrol as a buoy tender and for dragging the grappling hook. One of my earliest memories on the lake was having the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,319
Posted By mowtorman
Renters and guests

Waterfront means rentals. I know the owner of a rental property in Alton. Went to work on a boat and there were 6 out of state cars and about 30 people. So much for the septic haha. Nate unless...
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