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Forum: "By the Fireside" Yesterday, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By stripperguy
Hey!! I hear Ron Gallo on EQX all the time... ...

Hey!! I hear Ron Gallo on EQX all the time...
Don't know the others though.
Lately, I'm particularly fond of Slothrust, saw them last fall at Pearlapalooza, they were fantastic.
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 04-24-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,091
Posted By stripperguy
Looks like another security breach

Looks like another security breach
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 04-13-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By stripperguy
Yup, I’m planning a Terror Lake visit this...

Yup, I’m planning a Terror Lake visit this season, staying at Gull Lakes and day tripping to Terror with boat(s)
Forum: Photography 04-07-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 144,777
Posted By stripperguy
Chairrock, Pretty cool that you have those...

Chairrock,
Pretty cool that you have those memories from some of the same spots that I've frequented. Every time I drive past Northwoods Club Rd I think back to when I was a kid, helping drag out an...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-05-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,735
Posted By stripperguy
When I was a younger father, I would take the...

When I was a younger father, I would take the kids wilderness camping along with my BIL's and nieces and nephews. That way we had more than one adult, the moms at home got a break, and the bases were...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-02-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,735
Posted By stripperguy
Pine Lake via the Essex Chain Lakes, the Chain...

Pine Lake via the Essex Chain Lakes, the Chain Drain, Rock River and Cedar River. (My roll in from the south didn't turn out so well last fall).

Shallow Lake paddling and camping, with some...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-25-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,520
Posted By stripperguy
It?s been quite a while since I paddled Rainer...

It?s been quite a while since I paddled Rainer Brook, there were many beaver dams
We turned around at the private land line
It?s a pretty paddle, and I doubt you?ll see anyone else in there
I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-27-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,866
Posted By stripperguy
Sad to hear, he was a cool guy. I really enjoyed...

Sad to hear, he was a cool guy. I really enjoyed his perspective.
His Hawk Vittles were the impetus behind me starting to dry my own meals.
Only time I met him in person was at Gary’s place…
Forum: Photography 02-24-2022, 10:23 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 144,777
Posted By stripperguy
OK, it's now been three weeks, does no one have...

OK, it's now been three weeks, does no one have any pics to share?

My lifelong buddy Dave, gone 2-1/2 years now, I'll see him again someday.
...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 02-24-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,764
Posted By stripperguy
Coreys road near Axton Landing has many...

Coreys road near Axton Landing has many opportunities for primitive camping and is well suited for biking, not for the sake of riding, but just to get to the various campsites and trailheads. Beyond...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-17-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,661
Posted By stripperguy
Haha, I ask myself that question often! When I...

Haha, I ask myself that question often!
When I was in my 50’s, I skied with a buddy of mine at a Bromley in VT.
We bumped into my buddies friend, that was on staff at Killington forever, he was...
Forum: Photography 02-02-2022, 08:51 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 144,777
Posted By stripperguy
Let's see, it's been two weeks since I posted any...

Let's see, it's been two weeks since I posted any photos in this photo of the week thread...

Threading a needle on mid-Boreas
...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-01-2022, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, Knowing how resourceful you are, I'm...

Zach,
Knowing how resourceful you are, I'm pretty sure you could make some sort of custom boot, using your own, properly fitting footwear and a donor 3 pin or NNN boot sole. You build boats, rebuild...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-23-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,843
Posted By stripperguy
This is the end of the line...I'm varnishing the...

This is the end of the line...I'm varnishing the shafts, grips and blades, 2 coats so far.
Shafts and grips are smooth and comfy.
Shafts and blades are just a tad flexy, just the way I like them....
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-22-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,661
Posted By stripperguy
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/AM-JKLXlbo_lB...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/AM-JKLXlbo_lB-N0YQuJydx1QMTpjbxEROWUgOMBEZhL9GUD2KtHjJ4TcIj47w6vnB2KPABDz8yOPSb6T7UFxosqIkyVcrT7M2Hejwxsrwywkrh93DKe8K3DELdAJU46cahH4nen02Sl0w_9vuRJczkpPgmOFg=w131...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-22-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,661
Posted By stripperguy
Thanks, guys. FWIW, that 20 degree number, I...

Thanks, guys.
FWIW, that 20 degree number, I picked off the rise and distance from a USGS topo map of the specific section where the usual skin track is the steepest. I need to use the highest riser...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-21-2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,661
Posted By stripperguy
Gentlemen, I only briefly looked at those...

Gentlemen,
I only briefly looked at those Fisher S Bound skis...as you might know, I'm a BC downhill guy on AT gear.
I am God awful slow putting on and removing my skins.
I just looked at my...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-19-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,843
Posted By stripperguy
Today I was on my Fisher Watea's, 84 underfoot,...

Today I was on my Fisher Watea's, 84 underfoot, now probably 10 or 12 years old.
The guy I met there (and was kind enough to video me, I returned the favor using his GoPro) had some sort of rockered...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-19-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,843
Posted By stripperguy
I drove mine today to do some BC skiing (AT...

I drove mine today to do some BC skiing (AT equipment, not XC).
88 mile round trip, 33.4 mpg avg. Way better than my old Element, more comfortable too, but not nearly as useful!
18" on the ground,...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-17-2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,843
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, I only wrapped the sides, and overlapped...

Zach,
I only wrapped the sides, and overlapped the phenolic tip.
Nothing on the bottom of the tip,
I like your idea of a hollowed out shaft
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