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Old May 27, 2011, 10:23 PM
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Bring yer ballast, boys, it looks like ElDo's gonna be blowin'
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Old May 28, 2011, 07:52 AM
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Hey Jun - how's that mini coming along?
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Old May 28, 2011, 08:03 AM
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Looks like a "reverse Santa Ana". On second look the winds don't become strong until 2:00pm. Bring lunch with your ballast.
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Old May 29, 2011, 09:14 PM
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Matt and I will be at El Do tomorrow (Monday).

Brian, Clay, Mark, Jim, Norm, et al; Are you coming?
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Old May 29, 2011, 11:04 PM
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I'll be there Monday morning early, but flying 3 meter. Don't have a flyable DLG currently - pretty sad

Hopefully less wind than today.

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Old Jun 23, 2011, 03:11 PM
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I am thinking about driving to El Do this weekend. Anyone planning on Saturday?

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Old Jun 23, 2011, 03:27 PM
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I'll be at the SC2 MoM on Saturday, watching and taking a few snapshots.
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Old Jun 23, 2011, 03:53 PM
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I am thinking about driving to El Do this weekend. Anyone planning on Saturday?
Actually, Sunday would be my preference this weekend. That work for you? How about you, Brian?
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Old Jun 23, 2011, 04:22 PM
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Can't make it Sunday either I plan on making up for missed flight time during the July 4th weekend though.
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Old Jun 23, 2011, 05:02 PM
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Sunday is good for me.
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Old Jun 24, 2011, 12:37 PM
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Change of plans - Tom and I will be flying at ElDo on Saturday. Anybody else wanna join in? It'll be an AULD fest for sure...
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Old Jun 24, 2011, 08:53 PM
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Hey Matt,

How are you liking the Concepts?

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Old Jun 24, 2011, 10:02 PM
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I have one of them built (the heavier one). I've only had a couple flying sessions with it, and the conditions weren't ideal, so I can't say at this point that I've got it trimmed properly. It flies differently from my Mongrel, and it will definitely take some time to get to know it. Even in wind/turbulence last weekend, it seemed like I was doing pretty well with it. I'll get some more stick time tomorrow.

I wanted to live with the one for a few weeks before building the second - just in case there was anything I wanted to do differently. I started in on #2 (the lighter one) this week, so it should be done by next weekend.

I'm sure I'll grow to love them as everybody else has. One thing is dang sure - it is an AMAZING kit. Fit&finish is just about flawless, and every conceivable little thing is done perfectly. Put it together per instructions and both the CG and trim are just about perfect w/out any adjusting. Beautiful.
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Old Jun 24, 2011, 11:38 PM
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You guys are the best have fun.
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Old Jun 25, 2011, 08:56 AM
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You guys are the best have fun.
That's the whole point, George! After the WC, I'd like to see all of us get together for another fun-fly - I really enjoyed that day when JW was in town...
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