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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-30-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,267
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Float planes are very cool. I have no problem...

Float planes are very cool. I have no problem with 'em.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-30-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By EastOfMidnight
I suspect you're right. I ordered the card.

I suspect you're right. I ordered the card.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-27-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Garmin Handheld Update

Am looking to upgrade the maps on my Garmin GPSmap 76Cx to include good detail in the Adirondacks, primarily for paddling, also some hiking. I guess the US Northeast 24K would be best? If I...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-04-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 648
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Guide boats

Like Adirondack Guide Boats? Here's 200 of them.
Send me yours and I'll be happy to add them. Enjoy!
http://www.adkforum.com/photos/v/EastOfMidnight/
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-19-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,373
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Wldrns - I think I'll do the same on my Spitfire....

Wldrns - I think I'll do the same on my Spitfire. I've got wood gunwales so it won't be difficult. I think I'll also move the paddling position toward the stern a tad as well. What does the rail...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-10-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,373
Posted By EastOfMidnight
I use the medium seat and padded back from Placid...

I use the medium seat and padded back from Placid Boatworks, with a double blade paddle and have been pretty happy with it. http://placidboatworks.com/outfitting.html. I really like to kneel with a...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-22-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,491
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Don't wait for them to fail! Are the gunwales...

Don't wait for them to fail! Are the gunwales ash? You can cut out the bad sections and scarf joint replacements using a good, strong waterproof glue like Resorcinol. Or you can replace them...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 08-23-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,747
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Cycle Adirondacks

Anyone doing the ride?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-07-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,054
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Decided to go with a 230 Aqua Bound Sting Ray...

Decided to go with a 230 Aqua Bound Sting Ray carbon. Found a new, unused one for $100.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-01-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,054
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Thanks. I've also been thinking about a 230, but...

Thanks. I've also been thinking about a 230, but on longer paddles I might appreciate a lower paddle angle so 240 might be good too. I'll have to try some out.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-01-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,054
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Double blade paddle for solo canoe

I have a 12' Placid Spitfire. Altough I really like a single bladed paddle, I'm considering a double blade for overall efficienfy. I''m 5'10" tall, 72 yrs old. Am looking for recommendations for...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-19-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,055
Posted By EastOfMidnight
I carried a Ruger Super Blackhawk .44 mag. when I...

I carried a Ruger Super Blackhawk .44 mag. when I lived and hunted in Montana. Also carried it fishing in Alaska. Some pretty big game out there...
It certainly kicked but wasn't nearly as bad as...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-30-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,762
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Seats

Thanks, all. I'll check em out next time I'm in the ADKs. Sure is a purty boat!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-29-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,762
Posted By EastOfMidnight
PBW Spitfire Seats

I recently acquired a used Spitfire. After years of rowing my beloved guideboat, it's just too difficult to portage (It's wood, 65 lb., I'm 71 and weaker than I used to be.) As for the boat, it is ...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-01-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,679
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Can I rent one nearby?

Can I rent one nearby?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-01-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,679
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Lake Lila carry

What is the distance of the portage from the parking lot to the lake. Is it level/easy? I'm old (71) and my wooden guide boat (65 lbs) is getting heavy for me. Thx.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-12-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,240
Posted By EastOfMidnight
[QUOTE=yellowcanoe;257388]The trouble is that...

[QUOTE=yellowcanoe;257388]The trouble is that success with a repellent is a partnership between victim and insect just as success in paddling is a partnership between paddler and canoe

Serious...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-08-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,760
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Guide Boats

13 pages of 'em at http://www.adkforum.com/photos/v/EastOfMidnight/?g2_page=1
Contact me to add yours.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-31-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,258
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Much ado about nothing

Much ado about nothing
Forum: Current and Historical Affairs 11-17-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 57,649
Posted By EastOfMidnight
...For me, I would prefer to take my Hornbeck on...

...For me, I would prefer to take my Hornbeck on the train and launch on the Bog River, or Clear Pond, or Lake Lila, or Beaver Riverů ]

Is it actually possible to have the train drop you and your...
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