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Forum: "By the Fireside" Yesterday, 11:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,045
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: 131,705
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: 42
Views: 8,045
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: 2,879
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: 42
Views: 8,045
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: 42
Views: 8,045
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: 24,106
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: 35
Views: 1,954
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: 35
Views: 1,954
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: 1,718
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: 35
Views: 1,954
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: 587
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: 35
Views: 1,954
Posted By stripperguy
On the way to Goose Pond ...

On the way to Goose Pond
...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-21-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,045
Posted By stripperguy
Gene, No block on the plywood since I had...

Gene,
No block on the plywood since I had varying lengths of strips. Instead, I aligned every strip from the lead edge. The cam action clamps were an enormous improvement in ease of use and safety....
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-18-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,045
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, The cove and bead are only there since...

Zach,
The cove and bead are only there since Josh had a bunch left over.
Rather than have them go to waste, I recut them to use with these paddles.
There’s not very many of them, but it was a fun...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-16-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,045
Posted By stripperguy
Update without the babbling, in order: Shaper...

Update without the babbling, in order:
Shaper fixture to recut coves on reclaimd cove and bead strips.
Improved table saw taper fixture, needed more strips.
Gluing strips to shaft to make the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-11-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By stripperguy
Here's a look at the campsite on St Regis at the...

Here's a look at the campsite on St Regis at the NE corner, very near the carry to Green Pond. Not the best of spots, but nice sunsets, even when it's raining.
...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-10-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,045
Posted By stripperguy
Gene, The surround will be painted white, space...

Gene,
The surround will be painted white, space between surround and firebox will be white/black/gray ledgestone, she had that picked out even before we pinned down our kitchen cabinets.
As for the...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-10-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,045
Posted By stripperguy
Gene, The space between the surround and the...

Gene,
The space between the surround and the firebox will be some sort of ledge stone, it’s been in the basement since before we finished our kitchen. Surround itself will be painted white.
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-09-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,045
Posted By stripperguy
I've been distracted the last few days tying up...

I've been distracted the last few days tying up another loose end on the new house... $200 in materials vs $1,200 and a 12 week wait. Almost done, so I can get back to the paddles. A quick note for...
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