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Forum: Photography 03-28-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,015
Posted By RichieC
I have the 800e, Zeiss & Nikon FX lenses, etc. ...

I have the 800e, Zeiss & Nikon FX lenses, etc. Expect a learning curve to get the most out of it... they are great cameras, and they will not hold you back.

Buy one of these, mine paid for...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-20-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,026
Posted By RichieC
Yeah- they figured out all this some time ago....

Yeah- they figured out all this some time ago. You can't make a modern revolver shoot without the trigger INTENTIONALLY engaged ... there is simply not a physical contact with a resting hammer and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-08-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,071
Posted By RichieC
Pulled a big tick off of my dog yesterday, was...

Pulled a big tick off of my dog yesterday, was the second this week, but first two since winter started. Not deer ticks... I was hoping for a reprieve. Growing up, I never saw but one tick, and I...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-06-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,565
Posted By RichieC
As stated, road will be closed till the road...

As stated, road will be closed till the road firms up. Not because you'd get stuck, but because of the permanent damage/ruts you would do to the the road that the DEC would then have to send a crew...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-03-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,984
Posted By RichieC
Found two sites on our trip, there may be more. I...

Found two sites on our trip, there may be more. I think “D” is the better one, in fact quite nice. It has a very nice rock outcropping where you get out into an unobstructed 300 degree beautiful...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 06-13-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,150
Posted By RichieC
The machine itself is just one aspect of the...

The machine itself is just one aspect of the service. Its a cool thing no doubt, and if you travel alone, worth its cost ten-fold if you ever really need it. But do check the service charge before...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-15-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,002
Posted By RichieC
Wldrns... LOL... I did mention specifically...

Wldrns... LOL...

I did mention specifically "following the rules"- it is up to anybody to look them up for themselves if they wish to responsibly and legally camp anywhere on state owned lands in...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-14-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,002
Posted By RichieC
I have no experience on being there over any...

I have no experience on being there over any holiday, always visiting early or late in season. However, The landing for the carry to Lows is a quite open space where the camp was... If you were...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-03-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,230
Posted By RichieC
Audi/Lexus... perhaps... no stinkin Chevys! ...

Audi/Lexus... perhaps... no stinkin Chevys!

I bought a small as possible waterproof pelican case for mine. Its heavy and so is the camera, l makes for a brick to carry. On my first trip with it,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-03-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,039
Posted By RichieC
Go for it... just cause you take a job there...

Go for it... just cause you take a job there doesn't mean you have to die there... You do have to learn to play in the snow, (ski,snowmobile, skate), wave at the flies- (Adirondackers are the...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-31-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,571
Posted By RichieC
I have NorthFace VE24 that i used nearly every...

I have NorthFace VE24 that i used nearly every weekend in summer and a significant number of days in the other 3 seasons for well over 10 years. I let my little brother borrow it for a winter...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-24-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,230
Posted By RichieC
They are indeed nice! Your question made me...

They are indeed nice! Your question made me curious as well- Below is EXIF data in-bedded in his image "Beginning my journey on 6th Lake".... Sort of stalking I suppose, but to answer anybody...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-28-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,754
Posted By RichieC
It ain't the shoes... it's the binding that's so...

It ain't the shoes... it's the binding that's so superior in the new shoes... in putting on, adjusting, re-adjusting and cutting in when traversing, as well as crampons built in for climbing and...
Forum: Trip Reports 12-23-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,654
Posted By RichieC
I have two German Shorthair Pointers… I used to...

I have two German Shorthair Pointers… I used to get both of them in my hammock with me, now only one still wants to… Funny thing with asymmetrical hammocks, there is lots of foot room if you balloon...
Forum: Trip Reports 12-22-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,654
Posted By RichieC
When we heard about Duck hole dam being slated...

When we heard about Duck hole dam being slated for removal... ... we had an impromptu canoe trip to see and paddle it Via Henderson before it was gone forever. ON the way we checked out the kiln on...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-28-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 28,453
Posted By RichieC
Great shots! Cool martin- must be a hard living...

Great shots! Cool martin- must be a hard living up there in winter.

Yellow stuff…. heck, I'd hit off the bottle- often do, love maple ambrosia! Can't bring myself to eat the fake stuff, I can...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-23-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 28,453
Posted By RichieC
You must have been near the Oswegatchie above...

You must have been near the Oswegatchie above High falls.. they say if you are observant , at least while paddling, and look very carefully, you can catch a glimpse of the back of your own head......
Forum: Current and Historical Affairs 11-07-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 52,289
Posted By RichieC
The number of healthy ties and the distance from...

The number of healthy ties and the distance from each other simply dictate the max speed the train can go. This is a figure under their operation rules. They are added to when money becomes...
Forum: Gear Reviews 10-27-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,380
Posted By RichieC
Most of these tent companies are on the west...

Most of these tent companies are on the west coast... . My brother, an eagle scout back when that really meant something, who lives out in California now likes to rub it in by saying .."It rained...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-24-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,850
Posted By RichieC
I've packed my paddle... comes in handy as a...

I've packed my paddle... comes in handy as a crossing- hopping stick/wading staff, leaning post, testing poker, passing & eating platter, cheese board... and when you come upon a boat... :)
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