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Jan 12, 2012, 06:16 PM
pnc
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I have been working also way too much.
How it the Typhoon coming ?

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Jan 13, 2012, 06:56 PM
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Typhoon coming right along!!


Hey Pete, i just posted these on the RCRCM TYPHOON thread. it is moving along good so far.
thanks
Hoody
Jan 13, 2012, 08:37 PM
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Nice graphics, sure wouldn't peg you as someone from Eugene!
Tom
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Originally Posted by Hoody Pants
Hey Pete, i just posted these on the RCRCM TYPHOON thread. it is moving along good so far.
thanks
Hoody
Jan 13, 2012, 10:26 PM
Pat Chewning
Tomorrow's weather looks good for Peterson Butte:

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick...Type=graphical
Jan 13, 2012, 10:44 PM
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Pat,

Myself, Tom Flyer and Creg from Seattle will be paying the Butte a visit with our extra expensive glass. Is the AldiJ ready to go?

Vic
Jan 13, 2012, 10:48 PM
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AldiJ is flying tomorrow.
Jan 14, 2012, 12:11 AM
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Excellent. See you tomorrow.
Jan 14, 2012, 09:58 AM
Feeling lucky .... Punk
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Gee, thanks for the heads up man. Guess I'll just have to fly the Weasel bowl down here by myself today.
Jan 14, 2012, 07:03 PM
Pat Chewning
PB was strong, cold, and gusty today. I had to leave a bit early. Plenty of fliers there. The limit to flying was ballast and keeping warm. There were no showers or serious threats of showers between 10 am and 1:30 pm .

I actually enjoy flying more when the wind is around 15, rather than 25-30 ....
Jan 14, 2012, 07:10 PM
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Thank you...may I have another?


Great flying at the Butte today. Air was a bit nippy, but it was the best day for me all season. Air was fairly smooth. I agree Pat, 15 mph is a much nicer pace for it's own reasons. Wind gusts got upwards of around 40 mph before we packed up and headed out around 2 pm. The rain started falling but I'm sure it cleared up later. Cold finally got to us so we called it a day. Had a great time flying the Big Ceres. Good bunch at the hill today; really enjoyed it. Creg from near Seattle joined us and got a good taste of what PB is all about.
Jan 14, 2012, 09:43 PM
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Big Ceres, January 1st, Dietersown Butte... : )


Well, in the photo, it's layin' on the ground lurking, but an hour later, it was shreddin;

Dieter Mahlein, ShredAir
sometimes missing Peterson despite of it all...
Jan 14, 2012, 10:35 PM
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whats the wind gonna be like tomarrow Im itchin to maiden my new 48 in Halfpipe, Hope it flys as good as my old 60 in
Jan 14, 2012, 11:47 PM
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Looks like frequent snow showers for Sunday. MM5 shows west but NOAA says SSW 10-13--I bet NOAA is more on target, MM5 sometimes overestimates the west component in the Willamette Valley lower altitudes after a front comes through. Sounds like a good RC day but requiring frequent warming breaks?! Maybe I'll leave the hang glider at home... Sure was a big turnout today! Steve
Jan 15, 2012, 12:18 AM
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Just got home an unpacked, it was great to meet and fly with everyone today, I had a blast!

Creg
Jan 15, 2012, 01:03 AM
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It was fun seeing/meeting everyone today. Good crowd. I'll get the pictures/videos's that Will took and get them up on RCG as soon as I can.
Tom


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