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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 09:56 PM
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Posted By stripperguy
Long Pond with kids and grandkids

MDB and I, along with our son and his GF headed up 1st on Friday.
We saw 58Rover's Rover in the parking lot, but didn't run into him.
Campsite number did not natch the most recent DEC published...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-16-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 361
Posted By stripperguy
Neil, Back a few years my nephew and I carried...

Neil,
Back a few years my nephew and I carried (OK, OK, wheeled) canoes into Cedar Lakes. We both were impressed with the atomic sized deer flies.
I've never seen as aggressive of a deer fly...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 07-10-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By stripperguy
Hey, MDB and I checked out Tully on a trip to...

Hey,
MDB and I checked out Tully on a trip to buy a Rinnai heater...pretty cool place.
I spoke with the rangers about paddling opportunities there, and they explained a difficult (their words) trip...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-10-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By stripperguy
That Milky Way shot is incredible...I always try...

That Milky Way shot is incredible...I always try for something like that but never come close.
Wanna share what ISO, lens opening and shutter speed?
Forum: Trip Reports 07-09-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By stripperguy
It's definitely one of my favorites ...

It's definitely one of my favorites
...
Forum: Photography 07-05-2018, 09:01 PM
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Views: 62,032
Posted By stripperguy
From the other day... ...

From the other day...
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-04-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By stripperguy
How serious are you about carrying? There are...

How serious are you about carrying?
There are several ways to access the Chain lakes depending on water levels and your level of commitment.
Start with a carry to Rock Lake, paddle as much of the...
Forum: Photography 06-28-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 53,082
Posted By stripperguy
OK, here's a before and after pair of photos. I...

OK, here's a before and after pair of photos.
I built this sailboat a bunch of years ago, and stored it outside when I shouldn't have. As a result, I had to perform some repairs on the hull/deck...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-28-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By stripperguy
Schip, Sand Lake is a gem, isn't it? Nice...

Schip,
Sand Lake is a gem, isn't it? Nice photos. Are you adventurous enough to attempt to paddle to Clockmill? My son and I almost made, Bluefire and the sidekick were successful. The outlet of...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-25-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By stripperguy
I hesitate to broadcast specific little used...

I hesitate to broadcast specific little used waters in an open forum.
Feel free to PM me with your wish list and your druthers, I'm sure I can recommend something quite suitable, depending on your...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-25-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By stripperguy
The carry from the parking lot beyond East Pine...

The carry from the parking lot beyond East Pine Pond is short and easy. When I first visited there in the 70's (or was it 80's?) you could drive to the top of the last hill, within sight of the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-14-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By stripperguy
Paul, The relationship between thickness and...

Paul,
The relationship between thickness and deflections is to the 3rd power...
So, all else the same (lamination schedule, geometric shape, material modulus), if you double the thickness, you will...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-12-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By stripperguy
Paul, It's seems surprising that you would get...

Paul,
It's seems surprising that you would get oil canning with such a lay up.
How wide/flat is the bottom? For a given lay up, the weakest geometric config is flat. As the shallow arch, or vee...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-08-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,012
Posted By stripperguy
Mr 7, Great photos!! I especially like the ones...

Mr 7,
Great photos!! I especially like the ones with the undercast...

I also had the same Eureka tent. My son affectionately called it "the coffin", I preferred sarcophagus.
I had been caught in...
Forum: Environmental Issues 06-06-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 44,180
Posted By stripperguy
I found a stashed canoe on Squaw back in '08...I...

I found a stashed canoe on Squaw back in '08...I never understood why someone would stash a boat in a location that could only be accessed by boat. I'll not get into the stashed boat = garbage...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-30-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By stripperguy
I definitely do!!

I definitely do!!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-27-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,006
Posted By stripperguy
I often buy, repair and sell insurance wrecked...

I often buy, repair and sell insurance wrecked cars, motorcycles, and campers...
I have found several campers (both hard side and pop ups) with mouse nests made from dryer sheets!! I can't say if...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-09-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, My nephew went chest deep, his GF fully...

Zach,
My nephew went chest deep, his GF fully in and under, and their little dog too!
I was hoping to go down to the Chain Drain and back as a day trip, eventually doing a through trip coming out...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-08-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By stripperguy
Justin, I really did sleep through all of it,...

Justin,
I really did sleep through all of it, the kids didn't sleep at all, and were seriously traumatized.
We could have suffered the same fate as the lady from Tupper Lake...Josh had an emergency...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-08-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By stripperguy
BTW, Some additional photos and a few videos...

BTW,
Some additional photos and a few videos here:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/d64BLEEg3ox7krji2
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