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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-08-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,552
Posted By timberghost
Not exactly, but when I build my own paddles or...

Not exactly, but when I build my own paddles or oars they first get a good soaking of tung oil followed by 2 coats of polyurethane.

The problem with just using oil on "contact" surfaces is down to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-03-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,162
Posted By timberghost
Surprise! (not) It's not over... ...

Surprise! (not)
It's not over...
https://www.adirondackexplorer.org/stories/paddling-case-appeal-process



Curiouser and curiouser:
"He was accused by the landowners of trespassing, though...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 04-11-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By timberghost
Both of my old Tritons didn't skip a beat, even...

Both of my old Tritons didn't skip a beat, even the ancient eTrex Legend (B&W) shows correct date...
NYCWiN wasn't so lucky:...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-11-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,269
Posted By timberghost
If you're talking cheap polycarbonate wraps as...

If you're talking cheap polycarbonate wraps as safety glasses, they will keep the shrapnel out of the eyes. However, they fog up quickly...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-06-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By timberghost
Have any para cord? make your own - lace up the...

Have any para cord?
make your own - lace up the boots, cut to length, melt the ends and shape them with the (cold) handle of a butter knife (or any piece of cold steel with some mass to it)...
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-22-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,162
Posted By timberghost
Only if the seller is willing to sell for what...

Only if the seller is willing to sell for what the state would consider "fair market value" (otherwise it would be a 'taking' and NYS would have hard time justifying eminent domain)

Wasn't there a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-17-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,742
Posted By timberghost
It appears...

It appears (https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6603997/David-Sweat-attacks-Ben-Stiller-angry-letter-Escape-Dannemora.html) David Sweat isn't a fan...

Interesting that he points out details...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-12-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,253
Posted By timberghost
Correct: The note on DEC Backcountry...

Correct:


The note on DEC Backcountry conditions page could be the result of the above mentioned work (the road was plowed and has not regained adequate snow cover).
Or it could be that DEC...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-12-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,253
Posted By timberghost
I recall something being mentioned about a...

I recall something being mentioned about a washout on the C-7 snowmobile trail which runs on the rail bed in the winter.
The beavers are hard at work :) - you had a good picture of a small stream...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-08-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,742
Posted By timberghost
The 'best' part was Black Flies appearing on cue...

The 'best' part was Black Flies appearing on cue right after the scene where the two cons find an assortment of bug repellent in a hunting cabin.

The locals, of course, are there to gawk at the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-07-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,742
Posted By timberghost
No one will believe everything she says (not even...

No one will believe everything she says (not even her hubby), but few things she says have been repeatedly brought up by others with nothing to show for it...
Clinton has remained a mess as late as...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-23-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,162
Posted By timberghost
I could be wrong, but something tells me this...

I could be wrong, but something tells me this isn't the end of it.
So 'the state' (DEC & AG) are now partly responsible for plaintiff's legal costs?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-23-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,742
Posted By timberghost
Or so 'they' say. FWIW, the "other side"...

Or so 'they' say.

FWIW, the "other side" broke silence (https://nypost.com/2018/12/22/joyce-mitchell-rips-ben-stiller-over-escape-at-dannemora/).


Also, the locals aren't exactly portrayed in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-17-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,816
Posted By timberghost
Progress for 2017...

Progress for 2017 (https://www.911.gov/images/2017-NG911-Progress-Snapshot-1.jpg)

It's officially called "Next Generation 911", yes it exists but not implemented everywhere yet. (though some still...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-17-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,816
Posted By timberghost
True, should have stated more clearly: not every...

True, should have stated more clearly: not every part of NY is close to having that capability.
Thank you.



Let's be thankful we don't have to carry a homing pigeon... (or use a land line hung...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-16-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,816
Posted By timberghost
There's no public SMS / MMS or email dispatch...

There's no public SMS / MMS or email dispatch system at DEC at the moment.
There is an initiative to modernize e911 dispatch system in NY state and that probably includes DEC. Last I heard, it's not...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-15-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,120
Posted By timberghost
True, except the "legally" part is questionable...

True, except the "legally" part is questionable at best:



One Sullivan County judge threw out the ticket on appeal, so DEC chose not to pursue the case.
That doesn't mean another judge will...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-13-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,120
Posted By timberghost
Isn't that how it's supposed to work? ...

Isn't that how it's supposed to work?

Seriously though, different states / agencies have different priorities. Deer herd management is one of the objectives, so other places can decide on how they...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-12-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,120
Posted By timberghost
Not legal unless one obtains a permit from DEC...

Not legal unless one obtains a permit from DEC first:
https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/7197.html
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-10-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 25,456
Posted By timberghost
Those Kaliningrad 'dogs' are a bear in the slush....

Those Kaliningrad 'dogs' are a bear in the slush. I know you plan well ahead Bio, just be careful you don't have an ice cube on your hands out there in the winter.
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