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Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 07-29-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,254
Posted By Troy64
Try this: 3 parts Pine Tar 2 parts Castor...

Try this:

3 parts Pine Tar
2 parts Castor Oil
1 part Pennyroyal Oil

mix and heat slowly to blend

It was first published by George Washington Sears (aka Nessmuk).
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-07-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,229
Posted By Troy64
Eureka

http://www.eurekacampingctr.com/eureka/dept.asp?s_id=0&dept_id=3068

Stock changes often so you need to check frequently. Many tents can be 50% off. Even the B quality tents are very good.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 01-05-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 149,479
Posted By Troy64
The above is exactly why it should be left open...

The above is exactly why it should be left open and not deleted. Unless the forum changes to a closed group with no new members, new people may find many "old" threads informative, interesting...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-28-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 25,135
Posted By Troy64
What is the difference between injured and...

What is the difference between injured and distressed?
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-17-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,469
Posted By Troy64
Microspikes are $55.96 at EMS, 11/26/15 to...

Microspikes are $55.96 at EMS, 11/26/15 to 11/30/15.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-26-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,725
Posted By Troy64
I stopped by that campsite yesterday. You are...

I stopped by that campsite yesterday. You are correct, that is a very nice campsite!

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5806/22480091966_d1ac5e3f8e_b.jpg
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,725
Posted By Troy64
So, is the Crab Pond lean-to still missing?

So, is the Crab Pond lean-to still missing?
Forum: Current and Historical Affairs 10-12-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 25,781
Posted By Troy64
It looks like a 5 gallon soda type keg.

It looks like a 5 gallon soda type keg.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-02-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,675
Posted By Troy64
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-01-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,675
Posted By Troy64
Patrol Status Question

I have heard the fire near Bear Mountain (Pharoah Lake area) is now contained and in "patrol status". What does patrol status mean?
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 09-24-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,763
Posted By Troy64
A couple more links... ...

A couple more links...

http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/103425.html

http://www.nptrail.org/?p=969
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-26-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,679
Posted By Troy64
I hiked Wright Peak yesterday, and this would be...

I hiked Wright Peak yesterday, and this would be the same exact trail (from ADK Loj) you would take for Algonquin (except for continuing straight at the Wright Peak junction). Algonquin is a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-22-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,936
Posted By Troy64
I did this about 25-30 years ago, but it took me...

I did this about 25-30 years ago, but it took me 3 days and 2 nights. It was a great hike. My party (just two of us) hiked into the Slide Brook campsite and camped for the first night. The next...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-15-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,936
Posted By Troy64
McComb, South Dix (Carson), East Dix (Grace)

How would you approach these peaks as a day hike and how many miles is the round trip hike?


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Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 04-02-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,179
Posted By Troy64
Prospect Point looks like a great place. Thanks!

Prospect Point looks like a great place. Thanks!
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 03-23-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,297
Posted By Troy64
These are two good choices... ...

These are two good choices...

http://bearpawwd.com/tents_tarps/tarps.html

http://www.shop.cookecustomsewing.com/category.sc?categoryId=12
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 03-20-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,179
Posted By Troy64
House Rental Question

I have some in-laws that would like to rent a house in the Adirondacks for a week this summer. It would have to accommodate about 10-15 of them (mostly kids, ~7).

Where are good places to look...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-13-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,310
Posted By Troy64
The April trip may have to be pushed into May. It...

The April trip may have to be pushed into May. It has been a cold and snowy winter.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-11-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,310
Posted By Troy64
For an April trip, where are there public boat...

For an April trip, where are there public boat launches? This would be for about 6 canoes.

There is one at the Southern end, near Lewey Lake. Are there any others?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-03-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,475
Posted By Troy64
I had a Verizon phone for years, but also got fed...

I had a Verizon phone for years, but also got fed up with paying extremely high prices. My family switched to Ting (https://z76ran2o967.ting.com/) which is on the Sprint Network.

For three...
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