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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-15-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,543
Posted By montcalm
Right - it's the expense of the depth and then...

Right - it's the expense of the depth and then the coil, which as I was looking was pretty high. And of course the unit itself.

I was mentioning battery (home) as a backup to grid in the event...
Forum: Other Places 05-15-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By montcalm
Not sure if I'm going to bother to go back and...

Not sure if I'm going to bother to go back and fix my images, but I visited here again today and leaves were out.

I was able to get a bit more information here - the trees that I thought were...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-15-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,543
Posted By montcalm
Yeah, your area has the incentives - I think it's...

Yeah, your area has the incentives - I think it's because you don't have any NG resources there. The issue is similar in the Adirondacks but I'm not sure if the wells are going to be as easy to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-15-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,543
Posted By montcalm
Fuel oil is a concern. We need to get off that...

Fuel oil is a concern. We need to get off that stuff although I’m sure a number of people in the region are invested in this and the alternatives are not cheap.

I found it interesting that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-10-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,543
Posted By montcalm
Don't get me wrong, I'm not trying to villainize...

Don't get me wrong, I'm not trying to villainize these people, only promote that the towns and counties have some control over this, and can and should exercise this. If the state steps in it's...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-09-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,543
Posted By montcalm
I bet they'd catch a few at Tony Harper's too. ...

I bet they'd catch a few at Tony Harper's too.


I really just posted to harass TCD. But we all know it's fun to stay at the YMCA (https://youtu.be/CS9OO0S5w2k).


As far as tax variations...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-09-2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,543
Posted By montcalm
I think the current issue is quite the opposite-...

I think the current issue is quite the opposite- it’s people from downstate who have immense purchasing power relative to those who must “serve” them in the Adirondacks. It’s rampant capitalism. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-09-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,543
Posted By montcalm
All the more reason for the towns to try to...

All the more reason for the towns to try to control it - taxes are very low in the Adirondacks compared to the rest of the state.

I still advocate the Robin Hood method as the best...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-06-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 75,722
Posted By montcalm
I've honestly never had UC - but there's a...

I've honestly never had UC - but there's a running gag (amongst other NYers) at how terrible it is.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-05-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 75,722
Posted By montcalm
I wouldn't let that Utica Club get too close to...

I wouldn't let that Utica Club get too close to the mushrooms - it'll spoil the whole batch...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-05-2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,543
Posted By montcalm
Government subsidized housing? Hmmm... that...

Government subsidized housing? Hmmm... that sounds like communism to me. Not exactly what I was expecting to hear from TCD ;)


The hardcore free market supporter would say let it be. ...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-01-2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By montcalm
What are the trees doing? In western NY...

What are the trees doing?

In western NY we've already had the red maples blossom and wilt - Silver maples are just starting to flower and cherries are starting to pop their leaves.

I suspect...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-28-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By montcalm
https://64.media.tumblr.com/f3a1b86afc1708fb2f2fd7...

https://64.media.tumblr.com/f3a1b86afc1708fb2f2fd7d911bb926d/tumblr_miqloqnCaR1qbcb48o4_250.gifv
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 04-24-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 889
Posted By montcalm
I thought it was my computer at first and tried...

I thought it was my computer at first and tried to flush it out, but it happens on my phone as well (iPhone). It's definitely something with this webpage.
Forum: Other Places 04-23-2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By montcalm
Some other notes: There wasn't much...

Some other notes:

There wasn't much undergrowth at all yet - perhaps I was a bit early, I plan to check again in a couple weeks.

Beech bark disease is definitely present, but not overly so. ...
Forum: Other Places 04-23-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By montcalm
Cucumber magnolias? ...

Cucumber magnolias?
...
Forum: Other Places 04-23-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By montcalm
Gosnell Big Woods "Old Growth" Preserve

I took a short trip to this area yesterday to do some investigation and learn more about old growth in this region.

Here's a short description and location information:
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-17-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,385
Posted By montcalm
Tahawus, although it sounds cool, seems to be...

Tahawus, although it sounds cool, seems to be another questionable Americanization of native language.
...
Forum: Other Places 04-15-2022, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By montcalm
It seems the the city wanted to take those old...

It seems the the city wanted to take those old oaks. That tells me they needed some cash. My thought was perhaps the FF debacle led to that... it happened just before this did. But who knows...
Forum: Other Places 04-14-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By montcalm
I'm a bit curious about WTF was going on with the...

I'm a bit curious about WTF was going on with the transfer to the state. I'm guessing the city made some poor decisions that led to this, the Fast Ferry perhaps?

I know at one point I did look up...
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