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Forum: Other Places 06-08-2022, 05:30 PM
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Posted By John H Swanson
Cool thanks

Cool thanks
Forum: Environmental Issues 04-11-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 24,950
Posted By John H Swanson
I disaggree for my area. In my town I would say...

I disaggree for my area. In my town I would say more people than not use contractors for typical home projects. There is a town specific mom's facebook group and a dad's facebook group. Most of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-09-2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,018
Posted By John H Swanson
Well they say: "Fir is friendly" and Spruce...

Well they say: "Fir is friendly" and Spruce ____
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-08-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,018
Posted By John H Swanson
I just cant believe this statement. I dont know...

I just cant believe this statement. I dont know why.

Happy off trails.
Forum: Environmental Issues 04-06-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 24,950
Posted By John H Swanson
I was thinking about my avalanche awareness...

I was thinking about my avalanche awareness course. The critical angle where snow accumulates and then avalanches is about 40-45 degrees. They said that greater than 60 degrees the snow usually...
Forum: Environmental Issues 04-06-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 24,950
Posted By John H Swanson
There are many design features that I would...

There are many design features that I would really like in a house. I often think that the only way to get them is to build, but frankly I'm not sure if I want the hassle. I think the next best...
Forum: Gear Reviews 04-06-2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,313
Posted By John H Swanson
Thanks for the review. So often new gear...

Thanks for the review.

So often new gear is not the same as the older version and this can be so frustrating especially when it is cost cutting. Often I'll find first version to be the best. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-04-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,442
Posted By John H Swanson
Thank you for posting the link. I found the...

Thank you for posting the link. I found the article informative.

There are quite a few words that many people, but not all, find offensive. And as we know, often it depends on who is using it...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-03-2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By John H Swanson
I used to think the same thing but now I'm not so...

I used to think the same thing but now I'm not so sure. What I see with the war in Ukraine leads me to believe it won't be a quick occurance but I'm not an expert on the subject. For sure whatever...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-02-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,442
Posted By John H Swanson
When I was in SAR, our training drills included...

When I was in SAR, our training drills included many curve balls to ensure we were ready for searches. For example: While in the field they would give us coordinates using a different DATAM than the...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-02-2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By John H Swanson
If a nuclear situation continued for a long time...

If a nuclear situation continued for a long time or was so large from the onset, then I think people might turn on themselves as often depicted in the world of film. But I think this would not...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-01-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By John H Swanson
What if...

I'm looking at the current geopolitical climate (the war) and wondering about what would happen if we had a nuclear strike in the NE USA. I think the pandemic has enlightened many of us to the...
Forum: Environmental Issues 04-01-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 24,950
Posted By John H Swanson
If new construction, Steeper slope. The...

If new construction, Steeper slope.

The other possibility is mount them on the south facing wall with an adjustable angle.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-01-2022, 08:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,442
Posted By John H Swanson
Thanks for the interesting post. I was not aware...

Thanks for the interesting post. I was not aware that the S word was so derogatory but I guess that is just my naivety of the subject.

I wonder why other names like nippletop and bossum were...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 03-28-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,446
Posted By John H Swanson
Just another way

I realize this is a slight tangent and could be a whole 'nother thread. I'm sure it's already there.....

There are many phone apps out there offering various topo maps and that's not new to many...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 03-25-2022, 09:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,889
Posted By John H Swanson
As a trail maintainer, I ponder a same situation...

As a trail maintainer, I ponder a same situation in a slightly different way. Sometimes I'll be walking on a trail and see a small tree right next to the trail trimmed to the trunk. I think to...
Forum: Environmental Issues 02-13-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 24,950
Posted By John H Swanson
In the article I posted: Zero Arctic, there are...

In the article I posted: Zero Arctic, there are two photos shown on page 74 with not so obvious links to the construction details for two houses developed for northern Canada.

Copied here for...
Forum: Environmental Issues 02-08-2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 24,950
Posted By John H Swanson
duplicate

duplicate
Forum: Environmental Issues 02-08-2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 24,950
Posted By John H Swanson
I was reading a new novel called Stockholm Sven...

I was reading a new novel called Stockholm Sven about a Swedish guy who lived on Svalbard Island. When I read books like this I jump on Google maps and look at the photos of the area to get a better...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 02-01-2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,059
Posted By John H Swanson
A Big Thank you for the work behind the 403 error...

A Big Thank you for the work behind the 403 error screen.
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