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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-19-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,479
Posted By Waterspyder
Check with "The Bag Lady" ...

Check with "The Bag Lady" http://www.waterworkscanoe.com/the_bag_lady.htm to see if she is still making cloth yokes -- she made cloth yokes for the Placid Boatworks Rapidfire and Spitfire that would...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-12-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,344
Posted By Waterspyder
The Northern Forest Canoe Trail varies in some...

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail varies in some places from the 90 miler race but allows you to paddle and carry (portage) from Old Forge to Saranac. The 90 miler race is broken into stages over...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-19-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,201
Posted By Waterspyder
Something doesn't make sense about this. The B-29...

Something doesn't make sense about this. The B-29 had remote control gun turrets. http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/b-29-remote-control-turret-system.html
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-26-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,429
Posted By Waterspyder
The Bog River - Lows Lake would be a good paddle...

The Bog River - Lows Lake would be a good paddle for novice kayakers. Lots of tent camping sites. Reasonable carry that can be done with carts if you have them or a few trips back and forth between...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-19-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,779
Posted By Waterspyder
The wind picked up as the event was ending and...

The wind picked up as the event was ending and I'd call it a mild chop on the lake, about 6 to 8 inches maximum. No whitecaps or anything that would make you think it was a bad idea to be out there....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-11-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,230
Posted By Waterspyder
I'll be down the other end near the Placid...

I'll be down the other end near the Placid Boatworks group. I'll stop by and say hello or you can look for the Jeep with the Yellow banana on the roof. You'll understand when you see the cover the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-11-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,230
Posted By Waterspyder
I'll be there with Joe and the Placid Boatworks...

I'll be there with Joe and the Placid Boatworks group. Driving up tomorrow and staying at the Eighth Lake campground. I'll look for the Texas flags while I'm also staying on the upwind side and in...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-06-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,409
Posted By Waterspyder
No registration required for a canoe in NY State.

No registration required for a canoe in NY State.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-18-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By Waterspyder
My first kayak 13 years ago was an Eclipse that's...

My first kayak 13 years ago was an Eclipse that's been passed down to my son (former Eagle Scout) who still uses it. Never had a problem with the boat except for replacing one of the neoprene hatch...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-16-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,009
Posted By Waterspyder
Appalachian Mountain Club has it's fall foliage...

Appalachian Mountain Club has it's fall foliage outing that weekend at Lake Eaton State campground. Roughly 30 people and is considering paddles on the Marion River, Forked Lake, Blue Mt. Lake, Long...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-29-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,593
Posted By Waterspyder
We did an ADK club work trip on Long Lake a few...

We did an ADK club work trip on Long Lake a few weeks ago to check the privies and replaced two of them at Riverdale and Bent Brook. Thankfully the rest did not need to be moved. Most of the...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 05-20-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,409
Posted By Waterspyder
I'm the friend and already own 6 boats including...

I'm the friend and already own 6 boats including a Surge Marine kayak (can't get much narrower or smaller cockpit and still fit in the boat), Rapidfire, another canoe and three more seakayaks. What...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-13-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,392
Posted By Waterspyder
I'd have no problem locking the canoe to the roof...

I'd have no problem locking the canoe to the roof rack if the rack is also locked. I routinely lock my canoe or kayak to the rack and have never had a problem. Use a good heavy cable and lock or a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-02-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,271
Posted By Waterspyder
I can't answer your question about leaving a...

I can't answer your question about leaving a trailer over night, but I would recommend the boat launch south of the Village of Tupper Lake on Route 30 not far from Simon Pond. It's a concrete ramp. ...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-04-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,070
Posted By Waterspyder
No problem parking there overnight. The only...

No problem parking there overnight. The only issue is crowding in the parking lot depending on when you plan to paddle. It's possible during the summer to drop your equipment off near the lower...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-27-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,449
Posted By Waterspyder
Great news, time to tweak my 2013 paddling list.

Great news, time to tweak my 2013 paddling list.
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 02-15-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,299
Posted By Waterspyder
I agree with what Stripperguy wrote and would...

I agree with what Stripperguy wrote and would like to add a few options based on the age of your kids. First visit the NY state fish hatchery on Clear Lake there is no cost to tour the hatchery -...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-27-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,500
Posted By Waterspyder
I offered my Rapidfire to Joe if he wants to use...

I offered my Rapidfire to Joe if he wants to use it. They are great boats so I hope he's able to get back up and running in the near future.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-25-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,500
Posted By Waterspyder
Wow, Thank GOD no one was injured. My concern...

Wow, Thank GOD no one was injured. My concern would be the molds for the boats and if PBW can get back into production, they sure make some nice boats.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-23-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,320
Posted By Waterspyder
I agree with the Bog River - Lows Lake paddle....

I agree with the Bog River - Lows Lake paddle. Another popular paddle with kayaks is from Axton Landing to Raquette Falls (lower fall) and camping near the falls. No carries on the Axton to Raquette...
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