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Forum: Lost and Found 09-06-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By qam1
Lost Walking stick : New Russia / Giant Trailhead

I lost my Walking Stick, likely at the Giant/Rocky Peak/Bald Mtn trailhead on Rte. 9 in New Russia.

I likely lost it over Aug 10 - Aug 11th weekend and unfortunately didn't realize it until the...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-11-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,382
Posted By qam1
Europa? ...

Europa?

http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/144745main_image_feature_529_ys_4.jpg
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 03-11-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,088
Posted By qam1
No, I never seen one We do have them? I...

No, I never seen one

We do have them? I always thought they were only tropical
Forum: Environmental Issues 03-11-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,805
Posted By qam1
Try your insurance company, I have Allstate and I...

Try your insurance company, I have Allstate and I can get roadside assistance through them. Whether other insurance companies offer it and in all areas I don’t know.

This bee thing sure does sound...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 03-09-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,568
Posted By qam1
Thanks I'll look into it, when I like something I...

Thanks I'll look into it, when I like something I tend to keep it until it dies and I still like the Wildflower, the Nat Geo was actually a Christmas present (I hate when people buy me stuff for...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 03-04-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,568
Posted By qam1
I have National Geographic Adirondack Park...

I have National Geographic Adirondack Park Explorer 3D version 4.3 2007

My Wildflower is version 2.0, 1999


But quick cut of Giant Mtn. to compare, max zoom on both

Nat Geo...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 03-03-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,568
Posted By qam1
The Topo USGS Metric Maps are my preference ...

The Topo USGS Metric Maps are my preference

I brought the Nat GEO software 2 or 3 years ago and I haven't used it once. I was very disappointed in the lack of detail.

I still have the original...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-01-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 23,392
Posted By qam1
Also sad is Saranac beer is not made in Saranac...

Also sad is Saranac beer is not made in Saranac or Saranac Lake

Apparently at one time Saranac Beer was big in the Washington DC area, when my friends came up they wanted to see if they could...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 02-28-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 23,392
Posted By qam1
Northern NJ goes to Pennsylvania, and in exchange...

Northern NJ goes to Pennsylvania, and in exchange what's left of NJ gets Philidelphia.

Then they and Maryland can fight to who gets Delaware, as Delaware should not be a state.

And while we...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 02-27-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 23,392
Posted By qam1
yep, that little blue dot is none other than the...

yep, that little blue dot is none other than the Ithaca, The City of Evil it's self

If we ever do break away, NYC can have them and they can built their own version of the Berlin Wall to keep...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 02-27-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 23,392
Posted By qam1
Sound good to me ...

Sound good to me

http://www.lowerwolfjaw.com/pics/drmny.jpg
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 02-24-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 30,304
Posted By qam1
Well that bites about New York State, like anyone...

Well that bites about New York State, like anyone would tell them if they found Gold on their property

Alternatively Platinum, Palladium and Rhodium are supposedly found in alluvial sands and the...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 02-23-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 30,304
Posted By qam1
Yes I am a proud goldbug I haven't...

Yes I am a proud goldbug

I haven't prospected but I've been wondering,

Gold being a heavy metal settled deep in the earth when the earth formed and the only gold found today came up from lava...
Forum: Current and Historical Affairs 02-18-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,427
Posted By qam1
I would be the 1st to agree the rules and...

I would be the 1st to agree the rules and regulations by the APA are way overboard.

However, I also feel people in the Adirondacks do blame the APA for the poor economy more than it deserves.
...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-08-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,783
Posted By qam1
Just to name a few

- On any camping trip you can never bring enough socks

- Always make sure your toenails are trimmed before any hike or you might lose them

- Your compass is always right, but your GPS might be...
Forum: Environmental Issues 02-08-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 34,733
Posted By qam1
Your numbers seem about right, though I see on...

Your numbers seem about right, though I see on other links that nuclear accounts for 8% of the total power in the US, if that's true then it would take about 1000-1300 new reactors to cover all.
...
Forum: Environmental Issues 02-03-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 34,733
Posted By qam1
He's way off, by under estimating Warning!!!...

He's way off, by under estimating

Warning!!! Nerd Alert!!!! Math coming!!!

In the United States there are 3,911,900,000,000 estimated tons of coal reserves
...
Forum: Environmental Issues 02-03-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 34,733
Posted By qam1
If we were only allow to reprocess the nuclear...

If we were only allow to reprocess the nuclear waste there wouldn't be as much but other than that there a nice mountain in the middle of the Nevada desert.

All energy creates waste, nuclear...
Forum: Environmental Issues 02-02-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 34,733
Posted By qam1
Simple Math Nevada One Solar plant is about...

Simple Math

Nevada One Solar plant is about 20% efficient in turning solar into electricity,

So that means the best you could ever hope for is it producing 5x as much power.

So even if in...
Forum: Environmental Issues 02-01-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 34,733
Posted By qam1
Nuclear power is the only option and there’s a...

Nuclear power is the only option and there’s a nice deserted air force base, errr, umm I mean International Trade Parc in Plattsburg that would make a nice place for a nuclear power plant or 2 or 3...
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