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Old Jan 26, 2009, 11:29 AM
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Any video Mike?
I always wondered how to correctly pronounce that name. You know.....
Doom-eh? Doom-ee? Doom? ...no idea! Maybe a local can tell us. I should resurrect the Fly-Cam, it's just so time consuming. That would have been I good vid. Scotty got some pics on his cell phone. We'll see if they're any good.

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Did you see how my new house is progressing - got to keep those contractors honest.
Oh yeah Ray...? "Circles on the Point"? The contractors were putting the finishing touches on the patio. So...Super Bowl Party at Ray's new house?

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Old Jan 26, 2009, 11:39 AM
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I found these items:

Point Dume (once know as Dume-ay, doom is now the established pronunciation) was named after Father Francisco Dumetz in 1782 shortly after explorer George Vancouver visited Dumetz at the Mission San Buena Ventura and then sailed south. At one time, the best way to get to the Point was by train. The military occupied the area during World War II, and the head of the Point was shaved off into a half-acre flat top, where lookout structure were built to keep watch for enemy Japanese submarines and attack vessels.

It wasn’t until 1793, when explorer George Vancouver, traveling south, named the promontory Point Dumetz in honor of his friend Father Francisco Dumetz. Over the years the 'tz' was dropped and the landmark became known as Point Dume. To this day many people debate the pronunciation, with some calling it Point Dume (Do-may) and others preferring Point Dume (Doom).

Dale
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Old Jan 26, 2009, 12:06 PM
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Well, I guess that clears things up a bit.

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Old Jan 26, 2009, 12:27 PM
Is it DS'able?
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cough cough... weez weez... I feel a cold coming on today... sneezes gusting to 20mph might have to cure it with some Blossom.

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Old Jan 26, 2009, 12:38 PM
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Dang......I guess I have a dirty mind!
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Old Jan 26, 2009, 06:11 PM
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Looks like you guys are at the Hang glider port over looking Blossom Valley right? Have you tried the hike to the top of Viejas? Not much of a landing zone, but half way up it levels out, might be fun for a hike... I'm still 1 plane out before I build a sloper, but it looks fun.
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Old Jan 26, 2009, 10:32 PM
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Isn't that tribal land?
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Old Jan 26, 2009, 10:55 PM
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Lunchtime flight

At work going bananas watching the wind when lunch rolled around and I had an idea. I Weaseled this spot at lunch today. Can you guys tell me where it is?

mw
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Old Jan 26, 2009, 11:55 PM
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At work going bananas watching the wind when lunch rolled around and I had an idea. I Weaseled this spot at lunch today. Can you guys tell me where it is?

mw
Let me guess... only Burly Electricians allowed?? Check out the jets behind the slope there. F14, F4, A4??... and a load of helicopter parts.

Way to Weasel Mark!

-James
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PS. I think the Blossom therapy cured the cough cough, weez weez
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Old Jan 27, 2009, 01:11 AM
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At work going bananas watching the wind when lunch rolled around and I had an idea. I Weaseled this spot at lunch today. Can you guys tell me where it is?

mw

Thats the fishing pier on North Island. Spent lots of wasted nights trying to catch lobster there at the end of 2008.

How was it Mark?
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Old Jan 27, 2009, 03:02 AM
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blossum bandits

Yeh well blossum was fun felt like a minority with all those wings and moths mucking up the horizon,[note to self dont play combat with wings til I get a wing],I tell you going down after SMACKING 2 down didnt seem so painful til I got home and looked over my plane ny-bolts held tearing my plane body all the way to the tail ripped out one bulk head and geez just a massive amount of carnage .And you know what cant wait to finish the repairs .I love smacking down wings .not bad for 4th flight after many years layoff thanks guys had a blast see you next week
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Old Jan 27, 2009, 06:55 AM
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James:

Anyone with access to the base, I guess. Great picture.

Ray: Not bad. A bit bumpy but pretty clean once I got some altitude. It was one of those "hunh. I wonder if this'll work" kinda things that I had to try.

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Old Jan 27, 2009, 10:16 AM
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FCB,
No, on the West side there is access from Anderson rd,(Forest Service Property) with a relatively popular hiking trail. Picture is the best I could get you, Google Earth was a bit of a pain to pull this from.
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Old Jan 27, 2009, 12:41 PM
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At work going bananas watching the wind when lunch rolled around and I had an idea. I Weaseled this spot at lunch today. Can you guys tell me where it is?

mw

Mark
next time I'm out there.. I'll gladly toss my Alula up with you on this little bitty mole hill.. and see who can last longer .. PM me your work PhNo some time... JimS
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Old Jan 27, 2009, 03:04 PM
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Hey, out of curiosity, do you guys think this would make a good slope plane, of course converting it from a pusher..
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