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#2613652 - Sun Mar 11 2012 12:56 PM Re: Most Important Thing [Re: pumpgun]
octagon Offline
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Registered: Fri Dec 23 2005
Posts: 11757
Loc: Pittsburgh,PA.
Great point. As rural as possible for me also and no development.
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#2613773 - Sun Mar 11 2012 02:58 PM Re: Most Important Thing [Re: Little Bear]
HomeintheWoods Offline
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Registered: Sat Apr 02 2005
Posts: 2150
Loc: Northern PA
No development. That would be nice. In my neck of the woods I've watched 100 acre parcels become a half dozen small parcels. Like all of us the places I used to hunt rabbits are now covered with houses or trailers. Even areas next to large public land have changed by the transition of large holdings into a line of cabins.
Add to that the impact of natural gas development and "times are a changing". But then again game lands in the southern part of Bradford County were once host to 1000 person lumber towns.
Look for a place that has natural barriers to extensive development and hope for the best. That doesn't actually mean rivers or a steep mountain. It could be public land or land held in a conservancy.
The land I own once had a total of 3 residences. Now there's only one. I've stemmed the tide. But I have a number of neighbors who are in their 70s. What's going to happen to their land?
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#2613817 - Sun Mar 11 2012 03:32 PM Re: Most Important Thing [Re: Little Bear]
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Registered: Sun Jun 03 2007
Posts: 5445
Loc: 2D
the most important thing ist hat it feels like camp to you.
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#2613839 - Sun Mar 11 2012 04:04 PM Re: Most Important Thing [Re: Q2XL12]
huntRodG Offline
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Registered: Sun Jan 31 2010
Posts: 704
Loc: Camp Longbeard Cross Fork
The most important thing to us was the area we wanted to be in. And we couldnt be happier. [img:center][/img]
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#2613840 - Sun Mar 11 2012 04:05 PM Re: Most Important Thing [Re: huntRodG]
octagon Offline
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Originally Posted By: huntRodG
The most important thing to us was the area we wanted to be in. And we couldnt be happier. [img:center][/img]


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#2613851 - Sun Mar 11 2012 04:24 PM Re: Most Important Thing [Re: Little Bear]
Q2XL12 Offline
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Loc: 2D
nice place!
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#2613864 - Sun Mar 11 2012 04:44 PM Re: Most Important Thing [Re: Little Bear]
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Registered: Sun Jan 26 2003
Posts: 1255
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pumpgun,Im doing the math and according to my calculation I don't have 30 years left! That [censored]. music

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#2613872 - Sun Mar 11 2012 04:54 PM Re: Most Important Thing [Re: Little Bear]
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Registered: Thu Sep 22 2011
Posts: 356
Loc: Lost Creek Lodge
We looked for a remote location, off the beaten path, electric, and on a stream....the rest is beginning to fall into place.
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#2613878 - Sun Mar 11 2012 05:06 PM Re: Most Important Thing [Re: LCLrutnut]
octagon Offline
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Originally Posted By: LCLrutnut
We looked for a remote location, off the beaten path, electric, and on a stream....the rest is beginning to fall into place.


I would take at least the first 3.
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#2614116 - Sun Mar 11 2012 08:28 PM Re: Most Important Thing [Re: octagon]
Pine-Creek Offline
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Registered: Sat Apr 02 2011
Posts: 2490
Loc: Pa Mountains, Life Member NRA
Gentlemen,
Pumpgun has a good point, planning ahead we bought our land where nobody could build around us, and now I am sure glad we did, being the last place on the lane, up against the SFL & SGL gives me unlimited forest to run my Grouse dogs and I am assured nobody can build right next to my property.
The one neighbor close enough to hear has a 1/2 acre of my forest blocking his sound from my log home. Looking back on things we should have purchased that place also, but
I never dreamed of all the construction, due to the Natural Gas business 8 - 10 years ago.
Pine Creek/Dave



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