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Old Jan 03, 2013, 01:03 PM
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Not sure we have met yet Randy but hi. I also will be flying Saturday afternoon. about 2ish.

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Norm, I believe we have met. If you are part of CASL, I am the one that timed you at the dirt field when you managed to land safely after losing part of your tail. I had two Radians at the time, if that sparks any memory.

Do you know where you are flying this weekend? I really need a grass field at this point until I get the plane dialed in. With today's wind, it doesn't look like I will have much opportunity.

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Old Jan 03, 2013, 10:22 PM
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Norm, I believe we have met. If you are part of CASL, I am the one that timed you at the dirt field when you managed to land safely after losing part of your tail. I had two Radians at the time, if that sparks any memory.

Do you know where you are flying this weekend? I really need a grass field at this point until I get the plane dialed in. With today's wind, it doesn't look like I will have much opportunity.

-Randy
yes i do remember. it is past my short term memory time frame so i am good to go. The only 2 fields I have flown on with grass are the bowl and the Elliot field. i have no issue with going to Elliot. If we can talk Charles into coming over it is nice to have the grass. I'm game for wherever on Saturday only, i head back to New Mexico on Sunday am.

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Old Jan 04, 2013, 06:43 AM
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yes i do remember. it is past my short term memory time frame so i am good to go. The only 2 fields I have flown on with grass are the bowl and the Elliot field. i have no issue with going to Elliot. If we can talk Charles into coming over it is nice to have the grass. I'm game for wherever on Saturday only, i head back to New Mexico on Sunday am.

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Eliott is good. An alternative is this field, if you don't mind the trees.

http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&ll...08256&t=h&z=18


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Old Jan 04, 2013, 10:22 AM
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Awesome video! Really like the perspective with the mountains in the background.
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Old Jan 04, 2013, 10:36 AM
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Eliott is good. An alternative is this field, if you don't mind the trees.

http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&ll...08256&t=h&z=18

I'm flexible, especially given you're adjusting your plans to accommodate my lack of catching skills. This field looks good.

I will practice more catching today. I was throwing to 100ft yesterday evening...very inefficiently I'm sure, at least that's what my body is telling me. I will need to take it easy today.
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I like the Elliot field, as well. It only has one street adjacent, and if you land off-field in any of the other directions, it's not lost in someone's backyard, just out in the dirt, or the other retention basin.

I fixed the blaster yesterday and I have the weekend off, so I'll likely be flying tomorrow. I'd prefer the Elliot field, despite the drive, but I'll probably end up wherever you guys go.
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I should also be able to make this. Elliot is fine if that works for you guys.
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Old Jan 04, 2013, 05:53 PM
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I should also be able to make this. Elliot is fine if that works for you guys.
Ouch - quit twisting my arm! I'll be at the Elliot field between 2-2:30 pm.

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=mesa&...,+Arizona&z=18

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Isn't the west field where you guys fly ALES at?
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Old Jan 04, 2013, 06:56 PM
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Isn't the west field where you guys fly ALES at?
That's it Tim. I've never even been to the east field, but from the maps it looks just as nice.
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Old Jan 04, 2013, 07:05 PM
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I'll be there around 2. Looking foward to it!

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I went to dirt casl field today 2 pm.
If I would have only checked this thread first!
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I went to dirt casl field today 2 pm.
If I would have only checked this thread first!
D'oh! Hopefully we can have a repeat next weekend, maybe after the ALES contest.

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