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Forum: "By the Fireside" Today, 02:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,551
Posted By stripperguy
This is the end of the line...I'm varnishing the...

This is the end of the line...I'm varnishing the shafts, grips and blades, 2 coats so far.
Shafts and grips are smooth and comfy.
Shafts and blades are just a tad flexy, just the way I like them....
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 08:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,809
Posted By stripperguy
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/AM-JKLXlbo_lB...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/AM-JKLXlbo_lB-N0YQuJydx1QMTpjbxEROWUgOMBEZhL9GUD2KtHjJ4TcIj47w6vnB2KPABDz8yOPSb6T7UFxosqIkyVcrT7M2Hejwxsrwywkrh93DKe8K3DELdAJU46cahH4nen02Sl0w_9vuRJczkpPgmOFg=w131...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 04:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,809
Posted By stripperguy
Thanks, guys. FWIW, that 20 degree number, I...

Thanks, guys.
FWIW, that 20 degree number, I picked off the rise and distance from a USGS topo map of the specific section where the usual skin track is the steepest. I need to use the highest riser...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-21-2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,809
Posted By stripperguy
Gentlemen, I only briefly looked at those...

Gentlemen,
I only briefly looked at those Fisher S Bound skis...as you might know, I'm a BC downhill guy on AT gear.
I am God awful slow putting on and removing my skins.
I just looked at my...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-19-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,551
Posted By stripperguy
Today I was on my Fisher Watea's, 84 underfoot,...

Today I was on my Fisher Watea's, 84 underfoot, now probably 10 or 12 years old.
The guy I met there (and was kind enough to video me, I returned the favor using his GoPro) had some sort of rockered...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-19-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,551
Posted By stripperguy
I drove mine today to do some BC skiing (AT...

I drove mine today to do some BC skiing (AT equipment, not XC).
88 mile round trip, 33.4 mpg avg. Way better than my old Element, more comfortable too, but not nearly as useful!
18" on the ground,...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-17-2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,551
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, I only wrapped the sides, and overlapped...

Zach,
I only wrapped the sides, and overlapped the phenolic tip.
Nothing on the bottom of the tip,
I like your idea of a hollowed out shaft
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-16-2022, 11:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,551
Posted By stripperguy
Thanks, Zach. Uhmm...let's say I have...

Thanks, Zach.
Uhmm...let's say I have approximately 160 sq in of 2 oz cloth per side, that's 2 oz/sq yd, or 2 oz/1296 sq in. So 160 sq in of cloth should weigh 0.2469 oz. I know I used 1 fluid oz of...
Forum: Photography 01-14-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 132,472
Posted By stripperguy
How did this thread go dormant?? Here's a...

How did this thread go dormant??

Here's a couple from Stony Creek (near Axton Landing)
...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-12-2022, 09:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,551
Posted By stripperguy
Here's the cleaned up power face... ...

Here's the cleaned up power face...
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-12-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,043
Posted By stripperguy
Mr tolz, When the water gets soft again, are...

Mr tolz,
When the water gets soft again, are you going to the ADK's? Or will you head to the Boundary Waters as previously Planned. Not knowing where you're located, I'm curious if the drive...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-11-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,551
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, I glassed two paddles yesterday top side...

Zach,
I glassed two paddles yesterday top side only, using the 2 oz E-glass from Sweet Composites.
It was very easy to work with and wet out quickly.
As I had hoped, it was flexible enough to wrap...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-09-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,551
Posted By stripperguy
Let's see...where did I leave off? Oh, yeah, I...

Let's see...where did I leave off? Oh, yeah, I had just glued all the strips on the blades.
Well, since then, I trimmed the blade edges, and epoxied on the phenolic tips, added Cabosil thickened...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-09-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 24,158
Posted By stripperguy
Well, here we are in another ski season, and...

Well, here we are in another ski season, and we're back to Royal.
Skied yesterday with my favorite daughter, SIL and oldest grandson. Luckily, MDB and I drove up separately, since our granddaughter...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-09-2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,440
Posted By stripperguy
Wait!! Found some more from Jan 5, 2014...son...

Wait!! Found some more from Jan 5, 2014...son Josh and I. This was his first time back on skis in ten years.
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-09-2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,440
Posted By stripperguy
OK, this is the closest I can come to one year...

OK, this is the closest I can come to one year ago...taken Jan 17, last year. Solo BC skiing, so only pics of my pole in powder and looking up at a skin track.
...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-04-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,871
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, It’s exciting to think of the...

Zach,
It’s exciting to think of the possibilities of being self employed, especially with respect to scheduling trips.
For me, I have yet to transition my trip scheduling to match my flexible...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-02-2022, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,440
Posted By stripperguy
Found some more... MDB in Hoffman Notch ...

Found some more...
MDB in Hoffman Notch
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-02-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, I saw a fellow at Little Green Pond this...

Zach,
I saw a fellow at Little Green Pond this past summer with a full pack on his SUP...no idea where he was going, but it was clear he was not on a day trip.
I imagine you could build something...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-02-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,440
Posted By stripperguy
On the way to Goose Pond ...

On the way to Goose Pond
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