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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-13-2017, 06:58 PM
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Posted By sweeper
That and all the suggested trip links send you to...

That and all the suggested trip links send you to a music page
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-23-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By sweeper
Here's the article I was looking for and the...

Here's the article I was looking for and the reason you shouldn't use sawhorses when refinishing canoes

https://sourisriverdealer.wordpress.com/category/souris-river-canoe-refinishing/
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-23-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By sweeper
Here you go ys lots of good info here on SR...

Here you go ys lots of good info here on SR refinishing

https://redrockstore.wordpress.com/2014/08/17/canoe-refinishing/?preview_id=457&preview_nonce=7a8ddec128&post_format=standard&preview=true
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-22-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,423
Posted By sweeper
There aren't a lot of places where you won't hear...

There aren't a lot of places where you won't hear 'civilization'.

The Allagash 'Wilderness' Waterway, Trucks, Skidders & Chainsaws, even up in Algonquin PP last month I was surprised how far into...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-22-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By sweeper
We haven't started the sanding. The two that were...

We haven't started the sanding. The two that were done, were done by KO. They repair and refinish all of theirs before selling them.

We'll use the West System.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-22-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By sweeper
My canoe partner is about to refinish an SR...

My canoe partner is about to refinish an SR Prospector using the Epoxy method.

We also have a pair of SR Quetico Rental Rescues from Killarney Outfitters. They were refinish by KO using the epoxy...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-20-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,423
Posted By sweeper
You really want to put a Rollin's Style...

You really want to put a Rollin's Style campground on the Boreas?

Power boats on Rollins have no place to go except round and round. Keep them out in Fish and Sq where they can power up and down...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-20-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,423
Posted By sweeper
Exactly, if the state can give people a look at...

Exactly, if the state can give people a look at "A Wilderness Type Experience," with sites a bit further apart and no powerboat screaming up and down the lake the better. A State Camping Area with...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-19-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,423
Posted By sweeper
Rollins is a nice step back into the woods from...

Rollins is a nice step back into the woods from the madness out on Fish Ponds and Sq Pond. We paddled down Fish Creek into the Fish Ponds. The powerboats were flying by everywhere. Getting them off...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-18-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,423
Posted By sweeper
Isn't that called the 'Backcountry'? You...

Isn't that called the 'Backcountry'?

You have that, except for the loud talk after 8PM, right around the corner.

Happy to hear the boats are gone.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-16-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By sweeper
Turtle I was worried about finding a site on a...

Turtle I was worried about finding a site on a Friday, but we found at least 1/2 the sites empty.

The ladies really liked the short trip to camp and then paddle empty.

Thanks JV

Bannock...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-14-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By sweeper
Since we were basecamping I brought the big tent,...

Since we were basecamping I brought the big tent, youngest daughter took to the trees.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4336/36523334956_e69aeae83a_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XDrD2E)P1250217...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-14-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By sweeper
Follensby Clear Weekend

I talked my wife into a weekend with her two daughters. We put in on Follensby Clear and made camp on the west side big island straight out the upper put in. My wife likes canoeing but doesn't like...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-15-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By sweeper
Different Floodwood-St. Regis Loop ?

I'm planning a 2 night base camp trip with my wife and 2 adult daughter into Floodwood and do loops. The longest one and the one I have the question about would be Floodwood, Polliwog, Hoel, Long...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-03-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,191
Posted By sweeper
There are more orchid out there then Lady...

There are more orchid out there then Lady Slippers. We saw Board Leaf Helleborine on the Allagash a couple weeks ago and you should also see Long Bracted Green Orchids this time of year.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-06-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,022
Posted By sweeper
I started before everyone, but Turtle, paddle...

I started before everyone, but Turtle, paddle with everyone, but Turtle, and stayed an additional 2 days doing loops out of Pollywog Pond
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-15-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 962
Posted By sweeper
That would be me, Thanks

That would be me, Thanks
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-15-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 962
Posted By sweeper
Little Clear Pond to Upper Saranac Lake

How is the Paddle in Hatchery Brk?

I'm guessing there will be plenty of water, but how boney is it?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-12-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,573
Posted By sweeper
I gotta believe that if Rich got a day permit and...

I gotta believe that if Rich got a day permit and parked in A16 the Park Police aren't going to check, especially this early in the season and for one night
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-12-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,573
Posted By sweeper
You could leave the car on A16 for the weekend, I...

You could leave the car on A16 for the weekend, I won't have one.
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