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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-23-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By richard1726
I keep my toys out of sight. My son invests in...

I keep my toys out of sight.
My son invests in a can of bright pink spray paint formulated for plastic. In Hawaii, where petty crime crazy rampant, (he never locks his cars, they will just break a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-22-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By richard1726
It maybe insured for full value against loss via...

It maybe insured for full value against loss via your credit card if you used a card to buy it. Many cards offer this "free" service for a certain time period after purchase.
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 06-22-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 35,771
Posted By richard1726
Mine lasted to 314,000 miles, still running fine...

Mine lasted to 314,000 miles, still running fine but rusted to the point of not being able to register it in another state, PA. 2000 Outback Limited, (it had the most airbags at the time.) Told the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-20-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By richard1726
Called it Rocky Ridge Peak when we climbed it in...

Called it Rocky Ridge Peak when we climbed it in the mid 1960s.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-18-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By richard1726
I currently have a very low priced hammock with...

I currently have a very low priced hammock with attached insect netting, it weighs just a bit over one lb. with 400 lb test line for attachment to the trees. When I hang it I ensure that it has a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-19-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By richard1726
No bugs

No bugs
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-01-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,447
Posted By richard1726
I mount my K-2 on a back pack full frame backpack...

I mount my K-2 on a back pack full frame backpack with the the all the cloth pack materials removed. If it is a short carry I lash my dry bags to the frame. I also have a 3/16 line draped bow to...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-20-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By richard1726
How thick was the ice?

How thick was the ice?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-14-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,063
Posted By richard1726
1 1/4 inch Spikes on plywood strips. Hide the...

1 1/4 inch Spikes on plywood strips. Hide the spikes with beer cans.
I put up a low rock wall, low enough that the rock will be dislodged into a windshi
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-02-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By richard1726
The bears may miss the campers

The bears may miss the campers
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-24-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,065
Posted By richard1726
#1. Rule - What ever you wear, put them in the...

#1. Rule - What ever you wear, put them in the bottom of your sleeping bag, in a bag. At -32 F it takes most of the morning to thaw frozen boots out.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-01-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,155
Posted By richard1726
Looking at this question from a different angle....

Looking at this question from a different angle. Most All of us are in the woods on or off trail because we like to hike and see the view of near and far.
Every moment we are looking down at an Nav...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,089
Posted By richard1726
Imcompetent people do not question their...

Imcompetent people do not question their competency while competent people always question their competency.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-27-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,551
Posted By richard1726
Stay in the kayak technique: This takes a bit...

Stay in the kayak technique:
This takes a bit of planning ahead, I really like my nice $$$ kayak paddle and do not use it as a pole or pry bar. I cut two 3 & 1/2 foot poles or limbs about an inch...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-24-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,551
Posted By richard1726
My partner and I keep switching positions....

My partner and I keep switching positions. Bow-person leans back just before running aground on a low place on the dam. Bow hops out and pulls the canoe up as much as possible. Now since the canoe is...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-06-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,592
Posted By richard1726
Don't pee on the fence.

Don't pee on the fence.
Forum: Trip Reports 08-15-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By richard1726
Low's Canoe Camping Trip site #12

Had an easy trip last week to site 12 with my grandson, age 8. Conversed with the dam workers at the upper dam. They had a good laugh when I told them the last time I paddled by the upper dam in 1993...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-27-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,638
Posted By richard1726
Your camping skills in terms of attracting bears...

Your camping skills in terms of attracting bears are probably fine. It is the many people who have camped at your site and other nearby sites in the past. Be very wary if your site has garbage burned...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-27-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,638
Posted By richard1726
The island will have to be at least 2 acres to...

The island will have to be at least 2 acres to meet the 150 foot rule. AND L lake State camp ground is my favorite campground for seeing bears - in the campground. Bear Spray works very well.
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 05-04-2017, 03:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,024
Posted By richard1726
Quite an experience to paddle one of these....

Quite an experience to paddle one of these. Staying upright comes with experience.
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