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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By richard1726
Rain gear

Its been years since I last bought a rain suit and hope improvements in breathability have been made. I would like to use it for hiking and biking. I seen some innovative products made by SHOWER...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-14-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,711
Posted By richard1726
The elite engineers that traveled from Moscow to...

The elite engineers that traveled from Moscow to run some tests at Chernobyl though they knew it all and jumpered out safety equipment before running their test....
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 09-14-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By richard1726
My trek Farley, $2000 price point, is outfitted...

My trek Farley, $2000 price point, is outfitted for mountain bike touring, rail-trail touring or way off road tripping out West where the trees are far apart with little on no brush.( I just use bags...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 09-14-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By richard1726
TREK BIKES Roscoe 7, Roscoe 8, and Farley 5 ...

TREK BIKES Roscoe 7, Roscoe 8, and Farley 5
Which one all depends on your price point.
They have wide 27.5 inch wheels which are wide enough to ride in any gravel, some snow, plenty of mud and are...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-20-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By richard1726
# 10 is the most important 1. On beautiful...

# 10 is the most important
1. On beautiful sunny days don’t bother fishing between 7:30 AM and 3:30 PM.
2. To catch big Pike fish with big bait. We like 6” shiners or suckers type of bait.
3....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-23-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,638
Posted By richard1726
I keep my toys out of sight. My son invests in...

I keep my toys out of sight.
My son invests in a can of bright pink spray paint formulated for plastic. In Hawaii, where petty crime crazy rampant, (he never locks his cars, they will just break a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-22-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,638
Posted By richard1726
It maybe insured for full value against loss via...

It maybe insured for full value against loss via your credit card if you used a card to buy it. Many cards offer this "free" service for a certain time period after purchase.
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 06-22-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 37,981
Posted By richard1726
Mine lasted to 314,000 miles, still running fine...

Mine lasted to 314,000 miles, still running fine but rusted to the point of not being able to register it in another state, PA. 2000 Outback Limited, (it had the most airbags at the time.) Told the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-20-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 872
Posted By richard1726
Called it Rocky Ridge Peak when we climbed it in...

Called it Rocky Ridge Peak when we climbed it in the mid 1960s.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-18-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By richard1726
I currently have a very low priced hammock with...

I currently have a very low priced hammock with attached insect netting, it weighs just a bit over one lb. with 400 lb test line for attachment to the trees. When I hang it I ensure that it has a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-19-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,197
Posted By richard1726
No bugs

No bugs
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-01-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,759
Posted By richard1726
I mount my K-2 on a back pack full frame backpack...

I mount my K-2 on a back pack full frame backpack with the the all the cloth pack materials removed. If it is a short carry I lash my dry bags to the frame. I also have a 3/16 line draped bow to...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-20-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,317
Posted By richard1726
How thick was the ice?

How thick was the ice?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-14-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,916
Posted By richard1726
1 1/4 inch Spikes on plywood strips. Hide the...

1 1/4 inch Spikes on plywood strips. Hide the spikes with beer cans.
I put up a low rock wall, low enough that the rock will be dislodged into a windshi
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-02-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 985
Posted By richard1726
The bears may miss the campers

The bears may miss the campers
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-24-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,265
Posted By richard1726
#1. Rule - What ever you wear, put them in the...

#1. Rule - What ever you wear, put them in the bottom of your sleeping bag, in a bag. At -32 F it takes most of the morning to thaw frozen boots out.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-01-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,035
Posted By richard1726
Looking at this question from a different angle....

Looking at this question from a different angle. Most All of us are in the woods on or off trail because we like to hike and see the view of near and far.
Every moment we are looking down at an Nav...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,213
Posted By richard1726
Imcompetent people do not question their...

Imcompetent people do not question their competency while competent people always question their competency.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-27-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,705
Posted By richard1726
Stay in the kayak technique: This takes a bit...

Stay in the kayak technique:
This takes a bit of planning ahead, I really like my nice $$$ kayak paddle and do not use it as a pole or pry bar. I cut two 3 & 1/2 foot poles or limbs about an inch...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-24-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,705
Posted By richard1726
My partner and I keep switching positions....

My partner and I keep switching positions. Bow-person leans back just before running aground on a low place on the dam. Bow hops out and pulls the canoe up as much as possible. Now since the canoe is...
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