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Old Nov 21, 2012, 12:56 PM
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I'd prefer a rack of lamb. Jus' saying'.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:22 PM
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Good call actually
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 07:04 PM
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Tim - check your pm message area.

That was a lot of fun up at Weldon Sunday...can't wait to get back up there soon!


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Old Feb 18, 2013, 12:28 PM
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Old Feb 18, 2013, 01:06 PM
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Presidents Day weekend. I came down to the lake with a faint hope of catching some wind. The forecast was 5-15 but we were treated to a nice 25-35. The back went off and on all day from butter smooth to rough and ragged. Gyros made the impossible possible at times but never made the pilot look or feel disconnected from the plane or conditions. Alan, Bruce, and Mark were there with John B. joining us later. Radars were left in the cars most of the day. D80 speeds were from below 100 in practically impossible air to 250+. My heavy Bee peaked about 140 (still not happy with the setup) sunbirds were as high as 180. Bruce's beater JW went 160-170.
Good times.
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Old Feb 18, 2013, 01:48 PM
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Sounds like a great day stu. And sunbirds to 180.. rcrcm ???

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Old Feb 18, 2013, 05:25 PM
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Id love to get that good that the radars stay in the car at 250! Id just love to finally get there!
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Old Feb 18, 2013, 05:43 PM
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NZ is a short trip away...

First time you fly the Kinetic you will do 250
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Old Feb 18, 2013, 06:08 PM
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More good wind today. 20 to 25 with 35 mile-per-hour gusts! And I have the hill to myself :-) Not butter smooth but more smooth than yesterday.
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Old Feb 18, 2013, 06:41 PM
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Hey Stu, Andrew here... Thinking about you over there and wishing I was there too! But I can live on the memories of the fun we had last April anyway!

Bruce was raving to me about how he and Alan love DSing their Sunbirds.
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Old Feb 18, 2013, 08:17 PM
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Yeah they do. I had heard they can be difficult to put together due to suspect build quality but they had no bad words to say about them. I'm going to look into one. We're going to miss you this year.
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Old Feb 18, 2013, 09:58 PM
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Yeah I'm snowed under with work but it gives me huge pleasure remembering fun times in Socal with you guys!
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Old Feb 19, 2013, 12:16 AM
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Thats what you say every year isn't it Andrew? You will be there!
Alex Id love to come back, hopefully later this year, and with the kinetic!
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Old Feb 19, 2013, 03:45 AM
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Stu, Alan, Tim, Bruce to be at the HILL today. Stormys rolling in w/ rain and some snow. We 'll get some reports.

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Old Feb 19, 2013, 09:06 AM
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All right, Tim's coming! Dont worry, I won't ask you to stop for a Tommies Burger on the way. I'm good for another couple of years.
Yes, It is coming. Rain clouds over Cook Peak, winds are kicking up, a very acceptable 42 degrees. We're shooting for 11:30.
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