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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-25-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,475
Posted By Crazy Beverly
The automotive market that Royalex had been...

The automotive market that Royalex had been intended for never materialized. Kayaks are made out of recycled milk bottles. There are just not enough of us paddlers buying Royalex to support the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-07-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,308
Posted By Crazy Beverly
Usually people transport their Sportspal can......

Usually people transport their Sportspal can... Well, they aren't really a canoe because they are best rowed than paddled. http://gallery.photo.net/photo/6804370-md.jpg

Anyway I usually see them...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-05-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,232
Posted By Crazy Beverly
It's barely into December and folks are already...

It's barely into December and folks are already showing signs of cabin fever!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-02-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,232
Posted By Crazy Beverly
I have seen a father and son dragging a Coleman...

I have seen a father and son dragging a Coleman from St Regis Pond toward the fish hatchery. The trail was wet and leaf covered so little damage was done. I once met a guy named Stew that admitted to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-29-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 31,940
Posted By Crazy Beverly
Exaggeration or confusion of units of measure. Is...

Exaggeration or confusion of units of measure. Is our speed demon Canadian? 9 KPH = 5.59234 MPH
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-06-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 31,940
Posted By Crazy Beverly
I need to go take my meds now.

I need to go take my meds now.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-06-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 31,940
Posted By Crazy Beverly
I believe that I have actually caught Charlie in...

I believe that I have actually caught Charlie in error. :eek: Displacement does not necessarily equal draft in dissimilar hull shapes!

Many recreational class kayaks are an inch or more WIDER than...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-06-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 31,940
Posted By Crazy Beverly
It's entirely possible it was carrying a sink. ...

It's entirely possible it was carrying a sink.

I have seen an enameled steel kitchen sink at the Fish Pond Leanto, rigged with a long hose upstream for running water.

The sink weighed more than...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-06-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 31,940
Posted By Crazy Beverly
The 14 foot recreational kayak class of boat was...

The 14 foot recreational kayak class of boat was designed to replace a light efficient, elegant solo canoe that takes some skill to paddle properly with an inefficient, heavy, high profit clunker...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-06-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 31,940
Posted By Crazy Beverly
All your objections to using a canoe are based on...

All your objections to using a canoe are based on lack of or incorrect info.

Canoes are lighter that the equivalent kayak.
"J" stroking is more efficient than a kayak paddle, if you know how to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-28-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,915
Posted By Crazy Beverly
Yes the line is razor thin. My problem is with...

Yes the line is razor thin. My problem is with regulations written for golf courses being used for paddling in the back woods, just because the regulators don't know there is any real difference, and...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-28-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,915
Posted By Crazy Beverly
Neither was $10 a day, higher on weekends and...

Neither was $10 a day, higher on weekends and holidays, parking fees to pay for building powerboat ramps in a 99% canoeing area displacing canoes in favor of jet skies and powerboats that don't use...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-27-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,915
Posted By Crazy Beverly
Wasn't the original intent of the National and...

Wasn't the original intent of the National and State park systems to be a FREE resource, accessible and enjoyable by all?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-24-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,915
Posted By Crazy Beverly
It's not a matter of whom. The question is if...

It's not a matter of whom. The question is if there are there enough positive benefits in a permit system to make the negatives of bureaucratic involvement palatable.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-23-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,915
Posted By Crazy Beverly
There are both positive and negative aspects to a...

There are both positive and negative aspects to a permit system, depending on how it is implemented.

The one thing that is always negative is that it would be implemented by government...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-14-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,677
Posted By Crazy Beverly
We carry tents so that we don't have to leave it...

We carry tents so that we don't have to leave it to chance that we will find a perfect rain, bug and rodent free campsite or lean to. We carry water purifiers so we don't risk explosive diarrhea. We...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-09-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,677
Posted By Crazy Beverly
I have had a few bear encounters that have...

I have had a few bear encounters that have bordered on bear incidents, a few encounters with creepy guys that got too bold around what they believed was a helpless female, and the constant background...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-08-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,677
Posted By Crazy Beverly
I once visited the LT on the north side of Fish...

I once visited the LT on the north side of Fish Pond only to find it sealed off with plastic and furring strips, making it a cabin, complete with a working door. A water hose ran from well upstream...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-30-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,908
Posted By Crazy Beverly
Why would it require a second car? It's a short...

Why would it require a second car? It's a short afternoon run from one end to the other. Just paddle back!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-03-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,698
Posted By Crazy Beverly
The thing that convinced me that there was more...

The thing that convinced me that there was more to canoeing than paddling on the right to go left and that it didn't take strength but knowledge to be a good paddler was a kid in a Bell Bucktail with...
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