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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-05-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,922
Posted By Uncle Alvah
Actually it was just a number I picked because...

Actually it was just a number I picked because whether with muzzleloader, shotgun slug or centerfire its about the average distance at which I have shot deer.
On the range I shoot both my Renegade...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-05-2016, 02:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,922
Posted By Uncle Alvah
I'm not sure I'm keen on the idea of the high...

I'm not sure I'm keen on the idea of the high shoulder shot with a roundball.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-04-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,922
Posted By Uncle Alvah
Muzzleloader shot placement

Just a hypothetical question, folks.
Whitetail deer, 40 yards, standing broadside. You are shooting .50 patched roundball. Assume you have a good rest so you have a high degree of confidence in the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-04-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,343
Posted By Uncle Alvah
Pretty much all my gear is bought on-line and I...

Pretty much all my gear is bought on-line and I can usually find exactly what I want someplace but it seldom seems to be at Cabela's. I have bought some ammo from them. Never set foot in or spent a...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 06-24-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,993
Posted By Uncle Alvah
Interesting read, thanks! As regards the lack...

Interesting read, thanks!
As regards the lack of artifacts to be found, I would hazard a guess that at such a simple cabin, there was just not a lot of "stuff" around to be lost or discarded. None...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 07-15-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 33,698
Posted By Uncle Alvah
Drove a Legacy wagon in the mountains for a few...

Drove a Legacy wagon in the mountains for a few years. It will get you where you're going, not kill your wallet in the process and haul all you necessities, whatever you perceive them to be. If your...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-15-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,751
Posted By Uncle Alvah
I remember an old DEC pamphlet on the Moose River...

I remember an old DEC pamphlet on the Moose River Plains. Regarding dogs, it said something to the effect of "Be aware that others you encounter may be unaware of your dogs dispositio and react...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-09-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,320
Posted By Uncle Alvah
In 50 years of hunting, I have harvested deer...

In 50 years of hunting, I have harvested deer with bow, shotgun, and rifle.

All appeared to be equally dead.

I am of the observed opinion that, by and large, people who disparage the 5.56 for...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-25-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,910
Posted By Uncle Alvah
Kinda what I thought. Thank you for the...

Kinda what I thought. Thank you for the clarification!
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-25-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,910
Posted By Uncle Alvah
Rifle regulations for deer hunting

First off, PLEASE, I am NOT trying to stir up a debate here, I'm just looking for an answer to this question. If I travel to the Adirondacks this fall for deer hunting, is there any way or...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-25-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,320
Posted By Uncle Alvah
Rifle regulations for deer hunting

First off, PLEASE, I am NOT trying to stir up a debate here, I'm just looking for an answer to this question. If I travel to the Adirondacks this fall for deer hunting, is there any way or...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-22-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,001
Posted By Uncle Alvah
Thats a good idea. The Cutco is the only blade I...

Thats a good idea. The Cutco is the only blade I have like that, I generally avoid them. However, it was a $8 Pawn Shop score so I was not about to pass it up. Like plenty of others on here and...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-22-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,001
Posted By Uncle Alvah
I'll have to check those out, thanks. I have a...

I'll have to check those out, thanks. I have a Cutco sheath knife that is the same deal for sharpening, I just send it to Cutco. I have enough trouble sharpening a straight edge, let alone a...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-22-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,001
Posted By Uncle Alvah
I'm not trying to be annoying, honest, but I'm...

I'm not trying to be annoying, honest, but I'm wondering if there is any particular brand knife that you prefer? Factory, custom, or?
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-21-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,001
Posted By Uncle Alvah
Thanks, I was just curious. I have no experience...

Thanks, I was just curious. I have no experience with elk what-so-ever, but I've processed three moose. Pretty fair chore by any measure!
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-21-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,001
Posted By Uncle Alvah
I'm curious if that was by choice, or because it...

I'm curious if that was by choice, or because it was what was available at the time?
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-19-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,001
Posted By Uncle Alvah
I'd vote for the 7" personally. You'll likely...

I'd vote for the 7" personally. You'll likely have a smaller pocket knife or something on you as well, so if you want a larger "working" knife, I say 7". To me, the 5.5 is kinda liking wanting to...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-18-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,001
Posted By Uncle Alvah
I don't cut rope, and I have enough trouble...

I don't cut rope, and I have enough trouble sharpening a straight blade, I don't want to mess with serrated teeth to sharpen. They do cut like the dickens though. I have a Cutco partially serrated...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-18-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,001
Posted By Uncle Alvah
Lot of knife for the $, a top value IMO. Careful...

Lot of knife for the $, a top value IMO. Careful of fakes, theres a lot of them out there. Available with a partially serrated blade now(I'll pass, personally), couple different finishes maybe too,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-17-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 898
Posted By Uncle Alvah
Pictures of Sagamore Creek?

If asked "What is your favorite place to be on the planet" I would without hesitation reply "Sagamore creek". Specifically the area just below the old powerhouse. If, and when, I will ever get back...
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