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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-01-2017, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Hard Scrabble
This conversation is unending. In one sentence,...

This conversation is unending.
In one sentence, you approve of leantos??
But not the old time practice to leave a boat at the end of a carry?.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-30-2017, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Hard Scrabble
I can remember the time when guide boats and...

I can remember the time when guide boats and canoes were left at trail junctions in the St Regis area.
All of the old-timers did it, Louie, everyone.
Even in the 60's.
Sadly, times have changed....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-30-2017, 03:50 PM
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Posted By Hard Scrabble
Mr Stripper, Brass screws and brads have been...

Mr Stripper,
Brass screws and brads have been used in the construction of wood boats and canoes for at least 100 years. They don't rust, that is the reason that they were used.
That boat that you...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-29-2017, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Hard Scrabble
I never saw a canvas covered or wood boat left on...

I never saw a canvas covered or wood boat left on the ground at the end of a carry in all my years of fishing.
The fishermen made an above ground rack to store their boat.
Of course, they took the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-28-2017, 03:59 PM
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Posted By Hard Scrabble
I yearn for the old times when canoes and guide...

I yearn for the old times when canoes and guide boats were left at junctions with confidence that they were safe.
Sadly, that time is past.
First and foremost, the state frowns on it.
Secondly,...
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