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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By TCD
Even in the east, the same difference shows up in...

Even in the east, the same difference shows up in suburban housing developments vs. rural "single home" builds. (Housing developments tend to start with fully cleared land; it's the easiest and...
Forum: Environmental Issues Yesterday, 02:41 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,705
Posted By TCD
Sure. The modular home was built by...

Sure.

The modular home was built by Guildcrest (an Ontario outfit). (Due to various regulations, Guildcrest no longer sells in the US.) It seems to be high quality. About the only issue I have...
Forum: Environmental Issues Yesterday, 11:29 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,705
Posted By TCD
Our house is an 18 year old modular, quite...

Our house is an 18 year old modular, quite tightly sealed. 1400 sqft, just two of us.

It came with a Lifebreath brand HRV, which has been very satisfactory. It's in the basement. It's very...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-20-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By TCD
Lincoln Logs. https://www.lincolnlogs.com/ ...

Lincoln Logs.

https://www.lincolnlogs.com/

About 12 years ago I bought one of their Lean To kits, and assembled it on my property. It was good quality, and they were easy to work with. (Of...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-18-2022, 05:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,466
Posted By TCD
I ski the Madshus Annum. 165cm, 109-78-95. ...

I ski the Madshus Annum. 165cm, 109-78-95.

Love the fish scales and the metal edges; and they turn very easily.

I ski them short because I like to turn in tight woods, and I am not interested...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-11-2022, 10:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,579
Posted By TCD
The black flies seem to come out around the same...

The black flies seem to come out around the same time each year, regardless of the weather that year. I think that's because they hatch based on water temperature, which is much more stable than air...
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-04-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,635
Posted By TCD
Back to salt! (Chemist here (BS Chemistry)...

Back to salt! (Chemist here (BS Chemistry) although my career was in medical device quality management.)

I sent the Warlock a few ideas via email to help his organization's lobbying efforts.
...
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-04-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,635
Posted By TCD
I would say it's "fair" news, not good news yet. ...

I would say it's "fair" news, not good news yet. The only thing that has happened so far is that someone in Albany is "making a show of paying attention."

As I said upthread "As a taxpayer, I...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-03-2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By TCD
Yes, it's always fun to go a different way, for...

Yes, it's always fun to go a different way, for variety.

I can't remember which way you went for the 770. The easiest way is take the trail past Owl Head Lookout almost to the lean to. About 5...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-03-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By TCD
That's a lot of work! "Green the hard way." ...

That's a lot of work!

"Green the hard way." Did you seek out the hard way intentionally, or just not know of the easier ways? The terrain in that area is very variable. On all those mountains...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-02-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,415
Posted By TCD
Nice photos! I have about 3" of snow on the...

Nice photos! I have about 3" of snow on the ground here in Keene, and more is coming down right now. Hope to get out and play in it later today!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-25-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,444
Posted By TCD
Hammond Pond Wild Forest. What a great area. Go...

Hammond Pond Wild Forest. What a great area. Go many times and see new things each time!

One of our first times in there we bushwhacked Mile Square Mountain. Totally spectacular. At the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-11-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,026
Posted By TCD
Nice! You may have gotten the last one!

Nice! You may have gotten the last one!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-11-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By TCD
Many misguided installations have been done. A...

Many misguided installations have been done. A couple years ago I was searching for the privy at Avalanche Camp. Hiked the "privy trail" for what seemed like forever. (And I don't mind hiking long...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 11-23-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 31,504
Posted By TCD
Excellent. Good for them. Very well done.

Excellent. Good for them. Very well done.
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 11-23-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 31,504
Posted By TCD
Wow, that's really nice looking work. Those are...

Wow, that's really nice looking work. Those are the kind of steps hikers will use, rather than going around. (I hope the wood is pressure treated, so it will last.)

Who did the work, if I can...
Forum: Environmental Issues 11-21-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,705
Posted By TCD
Antifreeze is Ethylene Glycol; that's probably...

Antifreeze is Ethylene Glycol; that's probably what they used. (Note, very different chemical from Ethanol!)

I like all these ideas. My location is challenging (High Peaks region, north facing...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-07-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,155
Posted By TCD
Our interests are similar! I also clear places...

Our interests are similar! I also clear places to ski.

But my main avocation is looking for "new" rock climbing cliffs. That leads me to a lot of bushwhacking.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-07-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,155
Posted By TCD
Agree with the above. I don't hunt, but I hike...

Agree with the above. I don't hunt, but I hike and bushwhack a lot, all year round.

Much of my travel is in the High Peaks region, which makes it easy. In the High Peaks, there are areas where...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-28-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,026
Posted By TCD
I don't really want to do any desk work on this. ...

I don't really want to do any desk work on this. Also, there have been changes on the ground; some of the original book is out of date. In a "e" format, people may mistakenly assume that everything...
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