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Hookup on the Hacky?
« on: July 21, 2014, 04:01:11 PM »
This story unfolded in the Kipp's Bend section of the Hackensack River yesterday.

Since the storyline could range from an innocent tow of a disabled water craft to a caveman dragging his woman home, I'll just show the pictures and report what I saw. You can fill in the rest.


1. 2:52pm - A woman in a red craft with a white bottom (the craft - not the woman...........well, maybe her too - who knows?) paddles around Foschini Point and heads west in my direction.

2. 2:54pm - The craft suddenly appears empty. She may have been lying down to sunbathe or relax. A few seconds later, the craft is out of my line of vision.

3. 3:03pm - A man in an all-red craft appears near the western shore in the vicinity of Harley's Pub and White Manna Hamburgers - two notorious paddle-in pickup spots.

4 & 5. 3:10pm - The man and woman appear in their crafts just north of Harley's and promptly vanish from sight.

6. 3:49pm - The pair reappear, zig-zagging across the Bend in an easterly direction. The man's craft seems to have sprouted a sail and appears to be towing the lounging woman's craft. They then disappear behind trees into the northeast corner of the Bend.

7. 3:57pm - The tandem re-emerges near the river's eastern shoreline and heads south.

8 & 9. 3:58pm - They start to go by Foschini Point. The closeup of this image clearly shows the towline.

10. 18 seconds later - The last picture of the duo as they head for..........the repair shop? the cave? Costco?



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Re: Hookup on the Hacky?
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2014, 04:20:59 PM »
Perhaps you should consider buying a drone and hooking a camera onto it. You can launch it from your roof and with a transmitter on the camera feeding back to a monitor on your rooftop launch pad, you can have a field day observing the sights and sounds of the City.

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Re: Hookup on the Hacky?
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2014, 04:32:13 PM »
I checked the Adorama web site and they don't list drones(yet). I moved over to Amazon and punched in "drones with cameras". Wow!  For $600 you can get the whole package including wi-Fi streaming. Blackmail perhaps?

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Re: Hookup on the Hacky?
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2014, 06:18:58 PM »
I checked the Adorama web site and they don't list drones(yet). I moved over to Amazon and punched in "drones with cameras". Wow!  For $600 you can get the whole package

YOU can get it for me - my birthday's next month. I'll promise to keep it away from your house.

BTW - B&H Photo is the store/site you want.
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Re: Hookup on the Hacky?
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2014, 07:16:41 PM »
You would have to check with this site's editor to determine if drone photography of the City's residents is permissible for use on this web site.