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Sep 08, 2009, 10:29 PM
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Wyoming Wind Works Impromptu slope fest


Hi all,

Adam is hosting an impromptu "slope Fest" here this weekend 12th-13th of September....... Sorry about the short notice, but that is the way things go sometimes

It will be purely a fun event, with no prizes or anything, just a good time and a "fling what you bring" attitude.

The slopes here are great and cover every wind direction including a couple of great DS hills and some quite large front side slopes! (can anyone say "Lead Slead"?

The "Shop" will be open for people to take a peek, and we may even do a couple of demonstrations like vac-bagging a wing or laying up a fuse using the bladder technique....... if there is any interest.

There will be beer and BBQ (very family frendly) at Adams place the night of the 12th.

There is space for camping here or we can help find a hotel in the area.

PM me or Adam for more information, or post in this thread.

Chris

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Sep 08, 2009, 10:37 PM
Jim in San Diego
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Oh man Chris. I'd love to get out to this one but I just came off vacation and my porch pass is being held

I hope you guys get a great turn out and have a ton of fun. Did you ever get your P-40 done? If not, take a side trip to San Diego and fly mine

Jim
Sep 09, 2009, 04:30 AM
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I will be there. Looking forward to meeting people, flying, BBQ'ing and just plain relaxing. WooHoo!!


Chip
Sep 09, 2009, 08:24 AM
Mark Robbins
Can't push it off a weekend? I am gonna be in Rapid the next weekend...Have fun!
Sep 09, 2009, 08:29 AM
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Can you tell those of us who don't know, exactly where in WY you are located? That will help me decide.

Colby
Sep 09, 2009, 10:55 AM
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Doh! I'd love to get over there, but I have to drive the kids to a soccer tournament in Bozeman this weekend.
Sep 09, 2009, 10:57 AM
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Originally Posted by flytrip
Can you tell those of us who don't know, exactly where in WY you are located? That will help me decide.

Colby
Ooooopss. We are in Cody, WY.

Adam
Sep 09, 2009, 12:43 PM
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Ouch I wish I could attend!!! It isn't all that far from me here in Rapid...
But alas - my $$ is tied up to go to the ECHLGF just a couple weeks later... I will have to keep my eyes open for another event though. Sounds like this could be a lot of fun!!
Sep 09, 2009, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by AC5FF
Ouch I wish I could attend!!! It isn't all that far from me here in Rapid...
But alas - my $$ is tied up to go to the ECHLGF just a couple weeks later... I will have to keep my eyes open for another event though. Sounds like this could be a lot of fun!!
Cody, WY is 6 hours driving from Rapid City, SD.

Maybe next year I'll do an official one with several months advance notice.

Adam
Sep 09, 2009, 04:55 PM
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The whole idea of this "fest" is for a group of like minded slopers getting togeather and having some fun!

If the wind dosn't show up, then Adam has offered to have his shop open, you could lay-up your own Stinger or Stingeron fuse or have cores cut on the CNC hotwire..... either way with or without wind we are sure to have a good time!!!!!

Chris
Sep 09, 2009, 04:56 PM
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Doh! I'd love to get over there, but I have to drive the kids to a soccer tournament in Bozeman this weekend.

Hi Frank,

Shame that you can't make it, it was nice meeting you last year at Soar Utar.

Chris
Sep 09, 2009, 04:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Mark Robbins
Can't push it off a weekend? I am gonna be in Rapid the next weekend...Have fun!

Just make the extra drive.......... afterall its only gas!
Sep 09, 2009, 06:52 PM
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Originally Posted by AC5FF
Ouch I wish I could attend!!! It isn't all that far from me here in Rapid...
But alas - my $$ is tied up to go to the ECHLGF just a couple weeks later... I will have to keep my eyes open for another event though. Sounds like this could be a lot of fun!!
Yep, wish I could head out to Cody as well...my son has a soccer game in Mitchell Friday night...300 miles in the wrong direction.

And don't forget, the Black Hills Air Rally will be held out at the Buffalo Chip campground in Sturgis this weekend. I'm going to head over there on Saturday when I get back into town on Saturday to check it out. I'm going to try to bring a couple planes to sell as well, just in case. Gotta fund the last few items for my latest project...
Sep 10, 2009, 08:17 AM
Mark Robbins
You boy plays for Sturgis huh? Good luck!

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Yep, wish I could head out to Cody as well...my son has a soccer game in Mitchell Friday night...300 miles in the wrong direction.

And don't forget, the Black Hills Air Rally will be held out at the Buffalo Chip campground in Sturgis this weekend. I'm going to head over there on Saturday when I get back into town on Saturday to check it out. I'm going to try to bring a couple planes to sell as well, just in case. Gotta fund the last few items for my latest project...
Sep 10, 2009, 12:12 PM
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Change of plans means I may be able to make it after all! What are the landing zones like at your slopes? I don't think I have a flyable foamie right now ...


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