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Aug 02, 2013, 10:48 AM
Fiberglass just crashes better
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Pt. Fermin, San Pedro

Okay this master thread is long overdue - one of the most Legendary, Prolific, Famous, Infamous, Awesome, and Awe-inspiring slope sites in all of Californian (or the entire USA for that matter) is long overdue for a thread of Her own.

So here it is and let the fun begin...
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Aug 02, 2013, 10:51 AM
“Critical Moments”
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It's about time!

Aug 02, 2013, 12:26 PM
Lost at LAX
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Aug 02, 2013, 01:17 PM
Aeronca Driver
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Most exciting and frightening at the same time slope I have every flown from. Love it...
Aug 02, 2013, 01:29 PM
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Land Sea and Air, fermin is the best
Aug 02, 2013, 01:41 PM
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I look forward to our weekly flying sessions. It's never a dull moment that's for sure.
Aug 02, 2013, 02:12 PM
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Where else can you go for afternoon hike and evening swim
Aug 02, 2013, 02:17 PM
Fiberglass just crashes better
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Originally Posted by bluffman
Land Sea and Air, fermin is the best
I would submit the order be as follows: AIR (big air always), Land (landings are usually interesting) and of course there's the SEA ask Rear-End Rubio (RER pronounced REaR).

But there are only a scattered few who are in the official Air, Land & Sea club and to date I'm not one of them (no Sea). I know Ian is a ranking member and the newest member is RER, who else? I think to qualify you only need to have "landed" a plane in the water (swimming out to retrieve the plane just gets you extra bonus points but is not a requirement for the coveted "Sea" merit badge, imho).

Who did see with my own eye RER naked yesterday!
Aug 02, 2013, 02:22 PM
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I have never seen Rubio surf, but he sure can swim with a plane
Aug 02, 2013, 02:31 PM
DS Junkie
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Pictures or it didn't happen!
Aug 02, 2013, 02:43 PM
It's not going to build itself
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Is the plane salvagable? Or was Rub's swim in vain?

who will now never go camping with a couple of you, and only wants to see pictures of the plane.
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Aug 02, 2013, 02:45 PM
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It's probably a no go for camping with any of us. We just can't seem to behave.
Aug 02, 2013, 02:45 PM
Fiberglass just crashes better
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FYI - there's webcam located out by the lighthouse at Fermin. You can't see the flying site (which is around the point to the right) but you can see the water and basic weather conditons. The link is below
Last edited by Bluffinator; Aug 02, 2013 at 10:12 PM.
Aug 02, 2013, 02:46 PM
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The plane was actually ok, missing canopy, electronics are done, the only issue will be the aileron torque rods.
Aug 02, 2013, 02:49 PM
Heavy's good, heavy's reliable
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That plane survived twice that day!!!

The big rear-ender, then the splash!

I'm putting pipe insulation on my trailing edges!

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