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Forum: "By the Fireside" Yesterday, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,305
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, I initially used an old high speed steel...

Zach,
I initially used an old high speed steel router bit, it was slow cutting, noisy and did definitely tend to burn. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t move the workpieces fast enough on the...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-04-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,305
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, My almost BIL kept his Shopsmith in my...

Zach,
My almost BIL kept his Shopsmith in my boat shop at the other house for years and years. I found some of the functions useful, but after a lifetime of using all manner of machine tools in...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-04-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,305
Posted By stripperguy
Hahaha...I must have proofed my text 4 times and...

Hahaha...I must have proofed my text 4 times and still missed my Freudian slip. Even now, I had to read and reread to catch your inference. At least I know SOMEBODY is reading my stuff. Too funny to...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-01-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,305
Posted By stripperguy
Thanks, Gene...That's what they used to tell me...

Thanks, Gene...That's what they used to tell me when I was an apprentice boy "You do nice work, just not much of it!" Those old time toolmakers loved to bust balls of the young guys.

So, another...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 11-29-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,305
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, We'll see, I suppose. The loads from...

Zach,
We'll see, I suppose.
The loads from paddling are relatively minor, with the highest stresses concentrated at the blade/shaft interface. And those sections will be covered with glass and...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 11-28-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,305
Posted By stripperguy
Haha, It's good to be back working on projects......

Haha, It's good to be back working on projects...
Did a little more today, sorry, no pics.
Cut the taper on the shaft thickness, 1-1/2" near the blade to 1" near the grip. Also trimmed the lengths...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 11-27-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,305
Posted By stripperguy
Thread resurrection alert

This is a test of the emergency thread resurrection system.


Simulated warning sound, Simulated warning sound, Simulated warning sound

Since this is an actual thread resurrection, you are...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-23-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,696
Posted By stripperguy
I had a short row of black walnut trees at our...

I had a short row of black walnut trees at our old house...we lived in that house for 35 years and a handful of those black walnuts jumped up along a neighbors privacy fence. (we had 8 neighbors...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-22-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,696
Posted By stripperguy
MDB and I bought 35 acres with our daughter and...

MDB and I bought 35 acres with our daughter and SIL going on 10 years ago...
They have many Shagbark Hickories on their side, millions of nuts, OK, not millions but its best to stay away when they...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-19-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By stripperguy
Of course itís real!! I missed the best of it...

Of course itís real!! I missed the best of it scrambling to put on my rain jacket.
Weíre very happy to be back on our own, and even more pleased to share our new home with our son, DIL and now three...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-13-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, those Rolleez tires, now called Wheeleez,...

Zach, those Rolleez tires, now called Wheeleez, are tubeless donuts of thick polyurethane, low pressure and very compliant and tough. Unfortunately, the plastic insert that holds the valve stem seems...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-09-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By stripperguy
Montcalm, I’ve had that Jeep since 2012, when I...

Montcalm,
I’ve had that Jeep since 2012, when I bought it cheap as an insurance wreck, it’s an LJ, only in production for 2-1/2 years.
It now has 58k miles on it and is worth about 3 times what I...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-09-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By stripperguy
Hmmm, Pics are linked the same as always Have...

Hmmm,
Pics are linked the same as always
Have to take a look when I get home
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-08-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By stripperguy
Not nearly Pine Lake

I had been packing slowly for weeks.
Had my snacks and meals dried for two weeks ahead.
Packed heavy, much heavier than usual, since I was rolling, not carrying.
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-28-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,836
Posted By stripperguy
montcalm, If you recall, I was asking the other...

montcalm,
If you recall, I was asking the other week about archiving old threads, this is exactly why.

Justin,
I mostly agree with you, but some of the places I go and post about are of little...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 10-22-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,188
Posted By stripperguy
I think it's quick... Do an advanced search for...

I think it's quick...
Do an advanced search for threads that you have started.
Be sure to adjust your settings to show all threads, not limited to a few years. This is the default thread cut off...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 10-22-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,721
Posted By stripperguy
I have long been a proponent of minimal grooming...

I have long been a proponent of minimal grooming and no snowmaking.
Groom one or two trails for the neophytes, and leave the rest up to mother nature and "human groomin".
Breakable crust? Bust it...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 10-21-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,721
Posted By stripperguy
Thanks for that, I've always enjoyed the...

Thanks for that, I've always enjoyed the independent areas so much more than the homogonized big mountains.
My tastes still run the same, Plattekill, Mad River Glen, Snow Ridge, McCauley, Royal,...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 10-19-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,721
Posted By stripperguy
Whoa there… He never said it was free, just the...

Whoa there…
He never said it was free, just the cost for that skiing was $0. We all know you have to have some equipment.
As Spencer said, there still are many deals to be had, just need some...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 10-18-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,188
Posted By stripperguy
OMG!! I just tried that and it's exactly what I...

OMG!! I just tried that and it's exactly what I want.
Captures all the imbedded photos (as long as the links are still valid), doesn't show any code, includes all responses.
Thank you Bucky
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