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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 10:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,787
Posted By timberghost
Too bad DEC didn't capitalize on the sensational...

Too bad DEC didn't capitalize on the sensational news media accounts of the poor Alaska resident who got scratched or bitten (depending on accounts you read) by a black bear while going to the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-05-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,115
Posted By timberghost
As of 4/5 Little Tupper is still covered in ice:...

As of 4/5 Little Tupper is still covered in ice: https://go.nasa.gov/39J7AK9
Big Tupper is open and mostly ice free.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-03-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,578
Posted By timberghost
If you want "cheap" and "quick" weather shelter,...

If you want "cheap" and "quick" weather shelter, take a look at the "cube" style ice fishing tents or ground hunting blinds. You can get a used one of those for under a hundred and rarely even free...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-02-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,578
Posted By timberghost
Theoretically interesting, but not practical for...

Theoretically interesting, but not practical for the goals you state:

Any "insulation" between double wall winter (4 season) tent will absorb moisture and is liable to freeze in the shape of the...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 08-02-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,212
Posted By timberghost
Correct, don't use blood thinner poisons in the...

Correct, don't use blood thinner poisons in the woods!

Use TerraD3 instead, it does not cause secondary poisoning and lasts longer in the bait stations. Set bait stations out around cabin...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-03-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,006
Posted By timberghost
Chair Rock to Grassy carry, last I was there...

Chair Rock to Grassy carry, last I was there (several years ago), was basically a hiking trail cleared of overgrowth with 2 or 3 sizeable trees across it (blowdown). Conditions can vary, weather...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,006
Posted By timberghost
Motorboats on Stillwater are the least of your...

Motorboats on Stillwater are the least of your worries, they mostly stay in the navigation channels (esp. in late July when water levels are typically somewhat low).
The partying and fireworks are...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,006
Posted By timberghost
Oswegatchie Loop would be starting at lower dam...

Oswegatchie Loop would be starting at lower dam on Hitchins Pd -> carry/wheel over upper dam to Lows lake, paddle Lows to Western end -> carry to Oswegatchie headwaters, paddle/carry/drag over/around...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 06-13-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,872
Posted By timberghost
From what I was told and the little I understand,...

From what I was told and the little I understand, most bears are solitary animals while most humans are herd/pack animals.
Bears don't go after a pack of coyotes or wolves, while they can and will...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-05-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,806
Posted By timberghost
Traditional boosters are nothing more than...

Traditional boosters are nothing more than repeaters, so you really need to plan well on how the signal propagation is handled otherwise they just create extra noise (interference).
I have an old...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-02-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,806
Posted By timberghost
Interesting. Assuming this was fairly recently...

Interesting.
Assuming this was fairly recently and your friend had LTE device that supports both bands, did your friend ever update the PRL (preferred roaming list)?

MVNO service is often based...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-01-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,806
Posted By timberghost
Both CDMA and GSM are going to be obsolete in 2-3...

Both CDMA and GSM are going to be obsolete in 2-3 years so while it still plays a small role, not for long.
Most carriers are aggressively relocating their 2G / 3G spectrum (frequency allocation) to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-01-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,806
Posted By timberghost
To add more info (confusion), even though Verizon...

To add more info (confusion), even though Verizon has the best network coverage with ATT close behind, there are a multitude of "MVNO" choices which use one of the major carriers networks and charge...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-02-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,558
Posted By timberghost
This is probably the incident you're referring...

This is probably the incident you're referring to:
https://dailygazette.com/article/2013/03/01/lake-placid-plane-crash-survivors-was-miracle...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 02-11-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 38,099
Posted By timberghost
That would be a question for preserve managers,...

That would be a question for preserve managers, I've only seen the outside of their fences from public highway.

Practically, It'd be difficult if not near impossible to tag / brand feral hogs on a...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 02-10-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 38,099
Posted By timberghost
If it was around Rock Hill / Neversink river...

If it was around Rock Hill / Neversink river area, there are several private "game preserves" near there - most likely an escapee.

Eradicating wild boars is a whack a mole game - when they don't...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-23-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,426
Posted By timberghost
The general regulation for Bass was changed...

The general regulation for Bass was changed (fairly recently) to allow c&r with artificial lures year round for most of the sate, Franklin co being an exception (thus "special reg"), FCP falls under...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-17-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,281
Posted By timberghost
Besides l2, 5 primitive sites are accessible from...

Besides l2, 5 primitive sites are accessible from road. One quite a ways before the l2, and 4 relatively close past it.
There are also 2 sites that are accessible from the canoe carry from the lot...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-08-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,861
Posted By timberghost
Not exactly, but when I build my own paddles or...

Not exactly, but when I build my own paddles or oars they first get a good soaking of tung oil followed by 2 coats of polyurethane.

The problem with just using oil on "contact" surfaces is down to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-03-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,002
Posted By timberghost
Surprise! (not) It's not over... ...

Surprise! (not)
It's not over...
https://www.adirondackexplorer.org/stories/paddling-case-appeal-process



Curiouser and curiouser:
"He was accused by the landowners of trespassing, though...
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