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Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,138
Posted By CrownRay
Its amazing. When I was a kid in the 80s/90s CH16...

Its amazing. When I was a kid in the 80s/90s CH16 was so alive. Everyone had one. On a busy Saturday you could hardly get a word in on it!

Now, I bet I yelled MAYDAY - I would get - Crickets.
...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 913
Posted By CrownRay
Para-Sailing?

Hi
Is Para-Sailing even legal on the lake? I remember in the late 80's and the 90s there was a company that gave rides out of the Weirs.

Would it be legal to obtain your own equipment and use...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 04-24-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,643
Posted By CrownRay
You do have to admit - seeing folks in their...

You do have to admit - seeing folks in their cars, with the windows all up, wearing a mask when they are completely alone...worth a giggle..
Forum: Boating 03-31-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,694
Posted By CrownRay
Wait, wasn't that the "Fountain of Youth" and it...

Wait, wasn't that the "Fountain of Youth" and it was YELLOW?

I got a ride on that boat with Chet when I was in HS :-)
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,800
Posted By CrownRay
I would have wanted to be in the back seat of the...

I would have wanted to be in the back seat of the P-51 personally :-)

See that F-16 pitching up to "keep up" with the Mustang!
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 21,125
Posted By CrownRay
Most small airports are not control towered. How...

Most small airports are not control towered. How would a pilot based there even know about it? I can't really say I have ever seen a place where "NOTAMS" for a small airport are posted. I am sure...
Forum: Boating 07-28-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 30,569
Posted By CrownRay
Want to see a lot of boats? Go To Worlds' End...

Want to see a lot of boats? Go To Worlds' End in Hull. All kinds of fun. Especially when the new-bies anchor on the sandbar...that wasn't there at High Tide...HEHE
Forum: Boating 07-19-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 38,726
Posted By CrownRay
1. My wife was pregnant through one of our...

1. My wife was pregnant through one of our summers. She was high risk too. We went out on the lake and the ocean. Sure, we did not motor throught the big waves and she sat for most of the ride, but...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,261
Posted By CrownRay
I think the instrument landing system is better...

I think the instrument landing system is better at Laconia than at Concord. You know, so that those guys flying the jets can push a button, and let them land themselves!
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 19,145
Posted By CrownRay
On the 4th, actually. Usually a little bit after...

On the 4th, actually. Usually a little bit after dark
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 19,145
Posted By CrownRay
There is a pretty good private display put on...

There is a pretty good private display put on over by Black Cat Island. It is usually set up on a tiny little island (not Becky's Garden...the other side of the bridge) its on the mainland side,...
Forum: Boating 06-19-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,521
Posted By CrownRay
We took our daughter out last year. She was only...

We took our daughter out last year. She was only 6 months old then. We pretty much held her in our lap the whole time. This was mainly on the ocean, it was a bit rougher, but she was fine, slept most...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,188
Posted By CrownRay
Parades This Weekend?

Which towns have parades either SAT or SUN? We will be in Moultonboro.
Forum: Boating 04-18-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 32,682
Posted By CrownRay
Love Our CrownLine. It's an 2006 260. Its...

Love Our CrownLine. It's an 2006 260.

Its the fastest boat we have ever owned. With minimal fuel, just me on it, and flat/calm water, I've had it to 50MPH (GPS). Plus, it is very nimble.

We...
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 77,485
Posted By CrownRay
What was the name of the store that was in there...

What was the name of the store that was in there around, say, 1985-1990ish?
I remember it was like a K-Mart, or something like that.
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,186
Posted By CrownRay
Everyone is always so "Surprised" when they see...

Everyone is always so "Surprised" when they see military aircraft over the lake. There is a MOA (Military Operating Area) just North of the lake...:D

I once saw a pair of F-15's from Barnes fly...
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,628
Posted By CrownRay
Oh man, you got me all excited when I saw the...

Oh man, you got me all excited when I saw the thread title. I was ready to run up to the lake and check out Tom Cruise's P-51!
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 183,112
Posted By CrownRay
"An old fisherman had just settled onto the ice...

"An old fisherman had just settled onto the ice for a day of ice fishing. He bored a nice big hole in the ice, set up his equipment, cracked a beer and sat on his stoop. He then heard a voice from...
Forum: Boating 10-24-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 36,033
Posted By CrownRay
YUP!!! That was him! I remember he had a C+S on...

YUP!!! That was him! I remember he had a C+S on his house..he used to call him and his wife "Cream and Sugar". I remember that he had to talk by holding his thumb to his windpipe. He was a super...
Forum: Boating 09-23-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 36,033
Posted By CrownRay
Photos of "Fountain of Youth"

Hoping someone may be able to help me out. Back in the early 90's late 80's there was big yellow "Fountain" Speed boat..named "Fountain of Youth". Someone HAS to remember that boat...

I remember...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 22,500
Posted By CrownRay
If you need to have someone jump in the water to...

If you need to have someone jump in the water to set the anchor...you're doing it wrong! you need more skipper training...just saying.

If you are outfitted right, with a nice length of heavy...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 32,021
Posted By CrownRay
24 knots! Wow! And I thaught going UP the...

24 knots! Wow! And I thaught going UP the Annisquam from the Harbor was fun!!

Years ago, my Dad and I were taking our boat back to the marina for the winter. It must have been the first week of...
Forum: Boating 08-15-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 51,933
Posted By CrownRay
"YET"...Give Maura some time :D

"YET"...Give Maura some time :D
Forum: Getting Here 07-28-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,831
Posted By CrownRay
Getting There...without the highway

Question. We live in MA, just south of Nashua, along 111. Does anyone know a route to the lake that would keep you OFF the highways? I am going up to our house tomorrow night, but I am tired of...
Forum: Boating 07-12-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,581
Posted By CrownRay
yep. I too was dumb one day and went through...

yep. I too was dumb one day and went through there in the wrong spot. Thankfully, I was paying good attention, and saw, at the last second, the hudge boulder that was less than 3 feet under my boat!...
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