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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-11-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,433
Posted By Awetcanoe
I also am a true believer in the 60 CSX Great GPS...

I also am a true believer in the 60 CSX Great GPS offering upwards of 18 hours on the battery. mine was stolen so I replaced it with an Oregon 450.
The 450 acquires satellites much faster but...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 09-09-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,366
Posted By Awetcanoe
A few years back I bought a Bushnell GPS, I sure...

A few years back I bought a Bushnell GPS, I sure do not have a good opinion of it.
First issue is I doubt there is an employee there over 25 years old, the fonts on screen are so bloody small that...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 09-06-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,366
Posted By Awetcanoe
I have seen very similar results, I loved my...

I have seen very similar results, I loved my 60CSX. I basically track all my activities and commonly saw 18+ hour battery life. One winter the 60 went into hiding and has not come out. So I bought an...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-28-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,375
Posted By Awetcanoe
Neat new kayak

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/551221_446582588705967_466447621_n.jpg
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-24-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 63,926
Posted By Awetcanoe
I used to be able to swim backstroke for ever if...

I used to be able to swim backstroke for ever if the water was calm. I grew up rowing boats and riding bicycles and was strong as could be.
But even in a backstroke I had to keep working just to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-24-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 63,926
Posted By Awetcanoe
I also am a sinker. Decades ago in collage down...

I also am a sinker. Decades ago in collage down in FLA a few of us non floaters took on a challenge to swim the university pool a full lap underwater. It took many months before the first of us...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-19-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 63,926
Posted By Awetcanoe
Thank you Tim, We were out again Sunday for...

Thank you Tim,

We were out again Sunday for a 14 mile paddle, pleasant to have the temps touch into the 70s, in March:) Much nicer for the early season.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-15-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 63,926
Posted By Awetcanoe
Back on the first page of this thread I answered...

Back on the first page of this thread I answered that I wear my PFD, well about 4 hours ago I flipped my Canoe. Water was streaming out from under an fully iced lake over a dam to the small lake we...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-24-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,261
Posted By Awetcanoe
Earth moved

I have been in a real busy work mode since early May, working every day. I finally got a day off and we went paddling. At one point a few hours into the trip while drifting on a mild part of the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-21-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,148
Posted By Awetcanoe
You might want to give a look at the Esquif line...

You might want to give a look at the Esquif line of boats.
http://www.esquif.com/2008/canot_en.php?id=17
They make some fabulous solo and tandem hulls that easily hand mild whitewater. Their...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-17-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,690
Posted By Awetcanoe
Hi Tim, Nice looking little boat there. Not...

Hi Tim,
Nice looking little boat there. Not sure how far you have gotten in modding the boat but one thing you will find is the boat will be quite tippy as you found till you get some time in it The...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-10-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,163
Posted By Awetcanoe
I paddle the northern most one "Amherst" a few...

I paddle the northern most one "Amherst" a few times a year. The ones in between, "Echo and Rescue" get powerboat traffic so I just go there early and late season.
All of these lakes get a bit to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-10-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,163
Posted By Awetcanoe
We did a section of the Black river through...

We did a section of the Black river through Ludlow Vt. It is quickwater to class 1+ with 3 small dams to drop over. One dam brought a bit of water over the bow, more so on a friends kayak than my...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-10-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,163
Posted By Awetcanoe
Might have been a few days early

With it turning nice out we felt it time to get out and play. We parked in a foot of snow that sure made it easier to reach the racks on the truck and the first strokes on Lake Pauline were nice. Yes...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-18-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,798
Posted By Awetcanoe
This is not an old picture and these are not old...

This is not an old picture and these are not old boats, but yes the car is old. I carry my boats on a 1972 Colt much of the time when I go out paddling....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-21-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,716
Posted By Awetcanoe
I had not seen that, I wonder how well that boat...

I had not seen that, I wonder how well that boat rode out in the waves and wind. I bet the paddler had to do his share of bailing.
http://www.vermontel.net/~dcma/Paddling/GB.JPG
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-19-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,094
Posted By Awetcanoe
Looks like is was very pleasant.

Looks like is was very pleasant.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-19-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,716
Posted By Awetcanoe
I think that was #8 and started Sunday in the...

I think that was #8 and started Sunday in the third wave of open touring. If that is the proper number the times were not competitive for a Voyageur.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-16-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 41,109
Posted By Awetcanoe
Ahh that was your mom up above Axton shooting...

Ahh that was your mom up above Axton shooting pics, I am the one single blading the RF as I was cruising back from Stony Creek. If I was paying better attention I would have waved hi.:)
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-13-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,716
Posted By Awetcanoe
Nope, I got distracted and did not shoot any when...

Nope, I got distracted and did not shoot any when they were closer. Kind of wrong time to not get shots since there were quite a few guys we know in that group.
I had also only payed attention to PS...
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