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Old Nov 05, 2009, 08:34 PM
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Sloping at Peterson Butte


Just wanted to share a couple of pic's from my 2 hrs a Peterson Butte today. Wow started out with 6-8 mph and when I left it was 22 - 28 mph and I was the only one there except for the Hawks and Vultures. I will have more pic's next time with my real camera and not my phone. Enjoy!!
Flew DAW I-26 and my Zagi combat and my Glassed Ninja.
here I added on some of the Glassed ninja build photos
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Old Nov 05, 2009, 09:09 PM
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Hip hip hyray, PB is now open. Great news.
Old Nov 05, 2009, 09:33 PM
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Saw how nice and clear it was this afternoon on my ride back from Bend. Looking forward to getting up there soon. Looks like you had the place to yourself!
Old Nov 06, 2009, 01:07 AM
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PDX it was sprinkley just a liitle at 11:30 a.m. then only one little squall. I was there till 2:00 p.m. it actually got warm at the end. Man it was awesome !!!!
this is the finished Ninja. flies great in 10 to 30 MPH at the slope.
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Old Nov 06, 2009, 10:04 AM
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This Sunday is shaping up to look good!
Old Nov 06, 2009, 01:35 PM
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This Sunday is shaping up to look good!
Agreed! -- Please say hi to the usual suspects for me... oh, there aren't any RC ones left, I was the last one to leave. I'll e-mail Hal, but since he's been retired he's had less time.
I assume the regular hang glider dudes might be there, Duane and Pete at least, Steve may be down here somewhere right now doing a raptor migration count.
OK, I admit it, I miss Peterson a bit. No matter what you do, there always are trade-offs...

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Old Nov 06, 2009, 08:29 PM
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Sunday,eh. Hmmmm.
Old Nov 06, 2009, 09:47 PM
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Sunday,eh. Hmmmm.
It'll fit in my Subaru, Vic
Old Nov 06, 2009, 11:05 PM
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It'll fit in my Subaru, Vic
Sunday it is! Will 10-15 mph be enough to maiden a 2500 g. orange beast?
Old Nov 06, 2009, 11:31 PM
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I am planning to be there too.
Hoping to maiden my Raven and my Stinger 45........

Doc, bring your Raven so we can do some "Unkindness of Ravens" formation flying.........

Dieter, the place just isnt the same without you,,,,,,,come home!!!!!


TIM
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Old Nov 07, 2009, 09:11 AM
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It'll fit in my Subaru, Vic
Darn toot'n it will... GO!

"It" is one of the best slopers ever made (near two-year waiting list, currently...)

Y'all come back now and post photos, y'hear...?!

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Old Nov 07, 2009, 11:41 AM
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Old Nov 07, 2009, 11:49 AM
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Wind forcast for tomorrow is increasing, unfortunately so is the chance of rain.

bring your rain gear just in case


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Old Nov 07, 2009, 04:41 PM
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Hmmm...... trying to decide what to take, besides rain gear.
Old Nov 07, 2009, 04:51 PM
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Have fun and use the frequency board Vic.


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