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Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 10-06-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,285
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Group/Organized Rides

Does anyone know of rides planned for 2021, or is it too early for them to be posted?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-11-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,597
Posted By EastOfMidnight
I can easily portage the canoe. My dilemma is to...

I can easily portage the canoe. My dilemma is to find an isolated place for the guide boat which is just too heavy for me now. The trade off is take my light weight minimalist gear in the canoe and...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-11-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,597
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Row or paddle for a week?

I like to do a week or so solo trip each October or early Nov. But I have a dilemma. I'm 74 and can choose between paddling my PBW Spitfire and light gear and portage and traverse beaver dams, or row...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-10-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,293
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Cedar River Flow

I like to do a week or so solo trip each October or early Nov. But I have a dilemma. I'm 74 and can choose between my PBW Spitfire and light gear and portage and traverse beaver dams, or row my...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-25-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,067
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson

Does anyone have a copy of this? I'm trying to date a S&W .38 M&P Victory model.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-08-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,753
Posted By EastOfMidnight
I reversed the rear thwart - put it on top of the...

I reversed the rear thwart - put it on top of the gunwale so I could kneel and get my feet clearance below the gunwale. Works but the boat is pretty tippy. However, a 30+ lb. pack helps lower the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-08-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,753
Posted By EastOfMidnight
I reversed the rear thwart - put it on top of the...

I reversed the rear thwart - put it on top of the gunwale so I could kneel and get my feet clearance below the gunwale. Works but the boat is pretty tippy. However, a 30+ lb. pack helps lower the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-01-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,753
Posted By EastOfMidnight
I prefer kneeling and a single blade, too. I...

I prefer kneeling and a single blade, too. I have a PBW Spitfire that I love, sitting w a double blade, but is too low to kneel comfortably. Am trying to figure out a kneeling thwart cause I really...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-30-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,397
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Float planes are very cool. I have no problem...

Float planes are very cool. I have no problem with 'em.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-30-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,516
Posted By EastOfMidnight
I suspect you're right. I ordered the card.

I suspect you're right. I ordered the card.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-27-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,516
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Garmin Handheld Update

Am looking to upgrade the maps on my Garmin GPSmap 76Cx to include good detail in the Adirondacks, primarily for paddling, also some hiking. I guess the US Northeast 24K would be best? If I...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-04-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,381
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Guide boats

Like Adirondack Guide Boats? Here's 200 of them.
Send me yours and I'll be happy to add them. Enjoy!
http://www.adkforum.com/photos/v/EastOfMidnight/
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-19-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,065
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Wldrns - I think I'll do the same on my Spitfire....

Wldrns - I think I'll do the same on my Spitfire. I've got wood gunwales so it won't be difficult. I think I'll also move the paddling position toward the stern a tad as well. What does the rail...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-10-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,065
Posted By EastOfMidnight
I use the medium seat and padded back from Placid...

I use the medium seat and padded back from Placid Boatworks, with a double blade paddle and have been pretty happy with it. http://placidboatworks.com/outfitting.html. I really like to kneel with a...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-22-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,991
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Don't wait for them to fail! Are the gunwales...

Don't wait for them to fail! Are the gunwales ash? You can cut out the bad sections and scarf joint replacements using a good, strong waterproof glue like Resorcinol. Or you can replace them...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 08-23-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,015
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Cycle Adirondacks

Anyone doing the ride?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-07-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,028
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Decided to go with a 230 Aqua Bound Sting Ray...

Decided to go with a 230 Aqua Bound Sting Ray carbon. Found a new, unused one for $100.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-01-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,028
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Thanks. I've also been thinking about a 230, but...

Thanks. I've also been thinking about a 230, but on longer paddles I might appreciate a lower paddle angle so 240 might be good too. I'll have to try some out.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-01-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,028
Posted By EastOfMidnight
Double blade paddle for solo canoe

I have a 12' Placid Spitfire. Altough I really like a single bladed paddle, I'm considering a double blade for overall efficienfy. I''m 5'10" tall, 72 yrs old. Am looking for recommendations for...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-19-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,395
Posted By EastOfMidnight
I carried a Ruger Super Blackhawk .44 mag. when I...

I carried a Ruger Super Blackhawk .44 mag. when I lived and hunted in Montana. Also carried it fishing in Alaska. Some pretty big game out there...
It certainly kicked but wasn't nearly as bad as...
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