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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-01-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By stripperguy
Are you in a solo canoe or tandem? Watch the wind...

Are you in a solo canoe or tandem? Watch the wind and waves on LTL with a later start, it gets rough.
My favorites sites on LTL are at the head of the lake, 11, 12, Camp Bliss. Rock Pond is a great...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,594
Posted By stripperguy
I had a meniscus repair just before Christmas,...

I had a meniscus repair just before Christmas, alpine skied on it 3 weeks later...
My tear must have been lingering for years, injured it 10 years ago lugging a washer/dryer combo up some stairs. It...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 455
Posted By stripperguy
We were once half way up on Salmon Lake, and...

We were once half way up on Salmon Lake, and could still hear jet skis on Stillwater, nearly 1-1/2 miles away as the crow flies...which is another reason why I do not recommend Stillwater.

Mr...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 455
Posted By stripperguy
It sounds to me like you would be better off with...

It sounds to me like you would be better off with a sampling of various areas rather than spending a week in just one main area.

For example:
3 days, 2 nights on Little Tupper Lake and Rock Pond,...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-21-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By stripperguy
Josh, Sounds like you had a great time!! You...

Josh,
Sounds like you had a great time!! You were probably there at the absolute peak of the black flies...
I think you stayed on the same site that I did last fall. Was this the one?
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-10-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By stripperguy
I’ve had my eye on slim since 1974... Someday...

I’ve had my eye on slim since 1974...
Someday maybe

If you’re looking for an adventurous through route consider Essex chain to the chain drain the the rock and cedar rivers to clear pond and out...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 06-04-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,506
Posted By stripperguy
Eagle is looooong gone, I can barely make out the...

Eagle is looooong gone, I can barely make out the trail outlines as I drive by on the Thruway or even 5S...
Eagle Mountain was the first place I ever skied, and MDB and I used to live about a mile...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-31-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By stripperguy
I have often dried, and rehydrated leftover...

I have often dried, and rehydrated leftover Chipotle burrito bowls...the portion is too large for a single meal and I actually look forward to drying the remnants. The taste is identical to the fresh...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-30-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By stripperguy
Josh, Do you have access to a topo map? If so,...

Josh,
Do you have access to a topo map? If so, look at the gradient on that section of the Cedar.
In spring runoff, it's a class III or class IV run.
Upstream is not possible, and in early June...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-19-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,032
Posted By stripperguy
OMG!! And it's the same fish! Too cool,...

OMG!! And it's the same fish!

Too cool, Justin.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-15-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By stripperguy
Both of those sites along the Boreas were still...

Both of those sites along the Boreas were still active the last time MDB and I paddled the Boreas two years ago.
I have a couple pics that sort of show the site closer to Rt 28N...hopefully, you can...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-13-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,486
Posted By stripperguy
Welcome, Mr. and Mrs. Kayaker, Wldrns and...

Welcome, Mr. and Mrs. Kayaker,
Wldrns and Dsettahr have pretty much covered all the best guidebooks. This forum is likely the best source for info about the ADK's, but you can't carry it in the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-05-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,700
Posted By stripperguy
Mr spork, I’m using my phone just now so it’s a...

Mr spork, I’m using my phone just now so it’s a bit cumbersome
If you search my screen name and DY Special, or Kite or Strip you’ll find several in depth build threads. You could nearly build using...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-30-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 30,991
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, Polyester and vinyl ester resins are...

Zach,
Polyester and vinyl ester resins are still used today on most production boats, mostly due to the lower cost and lower viscosity.
But it does not adhere to wood very well, and especially not...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-30-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 30,991
Posted By stripperguy
Just before I became homeless, I messed around...

Just before I became homeless, I messed around with trying to thermoform the Divinycell...it would be best if I had a heated male-female set of molds, but that's not gonna happen! I tried a heat gun,...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-29-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 30,991
Posted By stripperguy
Wow!! Another thread resurrection... Quick...

Wow!! Another thread resurrection...
Quick backstory: I'm in the process of repairing a wrecked 40 ft diesel pusher motorhome, and I'm using a lot of fiberglass and polyester resin.
In the process,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-20-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 21,264
Posted By stripperguy
How tragic for you and your family... In...

How tragic for you and your family...
In following Mav's link in post #18 upthread, I saw the June 29, 1970 article in the Schenectady Gazette. By accident, I also saw a follow up article in the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-20-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,887
Posted By stripperguy
OK, do you prefer small water? Nevermind, who...

OK, do you prefer small water? Nevermind, who doesn't?
Early June is generally not so crowded...be prepared for black flies.

Lake Lila to Bog River (https://photos.app.goo.gl/YMEMSMaji3R7wUja6)...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-20-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,887
Posted By stripperguy
Questions: Can you carry? If so, would you have...

Questions:
Can you carry? If so, would you have a limit on distance?
Corpus Christi, TX? Do you have your own canoe and method of transport?
Do you need marked and maintained trails for carrying?...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 04-16-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,479
Posted By stripperguy
I have some dried meals that are nearly two years...

I have some dried meals that are nearly two years old but I keep them in the freezer until ready to put them in my pack. Any of the home dried meals can easily last for many weeks in the field.
I...
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