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  1. Backpacking Denali

    Has anyone done an extended backpack trip in Denali National Park? It's on the list as a strong potential for a 2-week trip this summer with my two sons. Would be interested in feedback and thoughts as we are in the early planning stages Yosemite or Yellowstone are our second/third choices...
  2. Never mind - Notary local to Groton MA area (with a twist)

    Hi All, My son is applying to Med school, and his MCAT test has the wrong birthdate on it (1986 vs. the correct 1996) - with the incorrect birthdate he is unable to fully submit his applications. The testing board says the only resolution is to have his ID notarized - basically a notarized...
  3. 6-7 years old seeds okay?

    Hi All - after a bit of a break, going to start a small garden again with the kids I have a ton of seeds from the last time we had a garden - all from 2013 and 2014 Kept dry over that time. Curious if anybody has experience with using seeds this old with good results? Or if better to just buy...
  4. Any one having an issue with EFA10

    Just tried to do a FTF sale and the system would not proceed with an ‘invalid birthdate’ for the buyer although it was correct (and matched the info on the LTC validation that we did to double check) just wonder is others are seeing any issues today? The portal was very slow as well
  5. College sports recruiting for HS student

    Hi All, Thought I would hit up the brain trust on NES as this is probably the largest (and best) source of information I have at my fingertips. My daughter will be starting the 11th grade later this month and has excelled at running during High School - so much so that I think we should be...
  6. Kitchen Cabinet Refacing

    Has anyone refaced their kitchen cabinets/drawers (covering exposed front and side surfaces with laminate and replacing the cabinet doors and drawer fronts with new ones)? Looking to do a semi-update of the kitchen and give the cabinets a new look, but didn't want to do a full refurb at the...
  7. Things to do in Lyndonvile VT

    Will be dropping off my daughter to a running camp in Lyndonville VT (off 91) this summer and was thinking of spending a few days with the wife somewhere in the area (anywhere within 30 miles or so) before we pick her back up. Anybody live near here and have suggestions for hotels, restaurants...
  8. Primary care doctor recommendations needed

    Hi Everyone - sadly my PCP of many years retired and I am back looking for a doctor Would welcome recommendation from anyone as to doctors they have or like as a PCP Really looking for a doctor who listens and isn't offended by a patient who advocates for their own health and who may want to...
  9. MA - SBR and FA-10

    Question to the NES braintrust After searching through the NFA forum can't seem to track down a thread with the info. Need to FA-10 my first SBR build. How is it classified under 'Type' - not a rifle, since it is less than 16" barrel (?) so - is there an 'other' option that can be...
  10. Are ARs and parts really going to be drying up?

    From TTAG a few moments ago: http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2015/12/robert-farago/gun-sales-surge-is-on-big-style/ Seriously? Is anyone really seeing that out there locally? Didn't realize the freakout level was that high.
  11. Any one on NES brew Mead?

    Interested in trying my hand at Mead this winter and wondering if anyone on NES has done this and can make some recommendations, things to watch out for, etc. THanks!
  12. 20% off Geissele products at Primary Arms

    20% off Giessele Product at Primary arms if any one is interested - looks like it is good through Monday I bought an SSA-E last year's sale, as I though the price was pretty good @ $192 https://www.primaryarms.com/Geissele_Automatics_s/5980.htm
  13. Becoming an EMT

    Hi Gang, Was hoping to get a little advice from current EMTs as my 19-year old son would like to become one. What is the pathway of doing that in Mass? I will admit I know very little of the process and requirements. I did some searching and see that you have to take the course work...
  14. A couple of Yugo SKS questions?

    Bought a Yugo SKS this past week - nice condition overall and got the chance to clean it up this weekend Had a couple of questions on some things I discovered while cleaning the SKS After getting the cosmo out, the barrel didn't take too much effort to clean and in fact had no GSR...
  15. Things to do in New England this fall and winter with the family

    The earlier thread on King Richard's Faire got me thinking...I really like this time of year, fall going into winter - nice weather and it seems more time on the weekend to do things... We usually hit a couple of local fall festivals and I fondly remember going to the winter festival in...
  16. Something new in the backyard this weekend

    Haven't seen one of these before. Turkey vulture I believe(?). Was sitting on the kid's swingset - flew up there after munching on a bird it must of caught. The pictures don't do justice to how big they really are - the wingspan was absolutely huge
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  18. Retinal bleed in right eye - anybody have similar issues?

    Am experiencing a second episode of CSR or Central Serous Retinopathy - spent a good part of the day at the ophthalmologist on Monday. Basically it is small bleed under the retina that lifts the retina and causes vision problems. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_serous_retinopathy For me...
  19. NOW OPEN! Blood Farm Fire (Groton MA)

    Sad day here in Groton - sounds like business might be a total loss. Great family and great business -hoping they decide to build again [frown] http://www.thegrotonline.com/2013/12/29/blood-farm-goes-up-in-smoke-business-is-a-total-loss/
  20. Diner ideas - 93N (Boston to 495 interchange)

    Am dropping a fried at Logan early tomorrow - looking for a recommendation for a good diner off of 93-N for breakfast (from north of the city to the 495 interchange) Thanks!
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