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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-03-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By timberghost
There's rarely a soul at Negro lake (or any...

There's rarely a soul at Negro lake (or any number of others in the area) in the summer, plenty of deer flies though... (you might look like a bad case of chickenpox by the time you get there)
Forum: Gear Care & Maintenance 07-03-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By timberghost
MSR and their naming convention... LOL (they...

MSR and their naming convention... LOL (they couldn't possibly call it cold fuel cleaning tool - you're only supposed to use it on parts that have cooled down to ambient temp)

It's for cleaning...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-20-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,206
Posted By timberghost
I'd imagine that would depend on what "phone...

I'd imagine that would depend on what "phone number" is assigned to your spot/in-reach device.
A text to an international or toll area code would be charged as such...

Perhaps the person was...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-20-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,206
Posted By timberghost
The point of that security forum post was that...

The point of that security forum post was that even with all data, gps and location services supposedly OFF, the phone was updating the gps sat database.
If all those services were not running, the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-18-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,206
Posted By timberghost
No, I do not. It was about a year ago, the...

No, I do not. It was about a year ago, the underworld post on which I saw the info is long gone.
I did follow the steps and was able to see same results, namely on a rooted android device deleting /...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-17-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,206
Posted By timberghost
I've personally seen a number of (esp. older)...

I've personally seen a number of (esp. older) "smart" phones that take at least 10 minutes to acquire gps signal and location fix from 'dead' cold start (no recent geo-sat table). In the same...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-17-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,206
Posted By timberghost
Sounds like a misunderstanding - not satellite,...

Sounds like a misunderstanding - not satellite, competing carrier.

If you have a CDMA (verizon / sprint) phone, which is capable of using GSM frequencies (global compatible), it will use GSM...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-13-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By timberghost
The following is not legal advise, Can they...

The following is not legal advise,

Can they be on the street or on the bus or in the mall (substitute any public venue) on their own?
If yes, then why can't they camp on their own?

The...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-31-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,751
Posted By timberghost
I'd have absolutely no problems with that,...

I'd have absolutely no problems with that, neighbours keeping livestock would surely protest loudly...



The deer won't disappear. The heard will be healthier (and smaller) as weak deer will get...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-31-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,751
Posted By timberghost
It'd be great if eastern coyotes could take place...

It'd be great if eastern coyotes could take place of wolves in beaver management.

From what I've seen in the woods (or meadows) the beaver numbers don't seem to decline in any significant way....
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-30-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,751
Posted By timberghost
I agree with you on beaver destructiveness where...

I agree with you on beaver destructiveness where population gets out of hand (which is most places these days, since pelts don't fetch much). Re-introduction of wolf is the only viable long term...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-24-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,751
Posted By timberghost
Read somewhere that it was a transfer switch...

Read somewhere that it was a transfer switch 'malfunction', the backup generator worked. Probably no 'boots on the ground' were present to make sure it was keeping the fry alive (and no automated...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 04-29-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,369
Posted By timberghost
There are certain people riding ATVs, UTVs, snow...

There are certain people riding ATVs, UTVs, snow machines, dirt bikes and pretty much you name it on DEC administered lands (including FP, State Parks, and State Forests). That doesn't really make...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 04-27-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,369
Posted By timberghost
Forest Preserve, would fall under its own subset...

Forest Preserve, would fall under its own subset of state laws.
There's no "grey" area, currently, NY state does not permit ebike use on any public venue.

If for some strange reason ebikes get...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-27-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,361
Posted By timberghost
There's nothing quite like news publishing: ...

There's nothing quite like news publishing:

"DOT spokesman said a rumor that the DOT accidentally damaged the culvert while dynamiting a beaver dam is not true."

From:...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 04-26-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,369
Posted By timberghost
Currently, ebikes are technically not "street...

Currently, ebikes are technically not "street legal" in NY and can not be operated on any public land, road or right of way.

"Motor-assisted Bicycle - a bicycle to which a small motor is attached....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-10-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By timberghost
Heads Up - Tahawus, Upper Works TH - Apr 10-18, 2018

If you're planning on using Upper Works Trail Head or hiking in the area, plan on Army activity...

Falcon’s Peak...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-06-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,701
Posted By timberghost
Considering Ellis is not a public official and...

Considering Ellis is not a public official and probably has not taken any oath or swearing in, his word is what it is...

In any legal matter, the person testifying / being deposed swears before...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 03-07-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,969
Posted By timberghost
You're welcome. There's definitely more...

You're welcome.

There's definitely more "oblique imagery" (technical name or bird's eye type photos) available today. Commercial providers are selling it with higher resolution and less than one...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-06-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 49,830
Posted By timberghost
For those still following this saga: ...

For those still following this saga:


https://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/35748/20180305/after-shaping-adirondack-journalism-phil-brown-steps-back
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