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Apr 15, 2018, 09:04 PM
taste the high speed dirt
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Ya the ranger actually told us that he doesn't control white point....and ya a lot of the f3f guys fly there...but from what I've heard there can be issues with the baseball field "manager" or something like that....I've personally never flown there
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Apr 15, 2018, 09:11 PM
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Fyi advice from a San Pedro local, he said that the rangers only work till 5PM. So maybe fly after 5PM?
Apr 16, 2018, 03:22 PM
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suicide there this morning, guy shot himself in the head right at launch spot....RIP
Apr 16, 2018, 06:41 PM
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Was gonna fly a 2m composite today, didnt know your having problems with the park rangers.....back in the late 80s early 90s never had these issues....smokin wind today
Apr 16, 2018, 07:22 PM
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The park rangers are out of control right now. Best to lay low and let it go for a while. White Point is NOT a park--so they have no jurisdiction there--but the lift is NO WHERE NEAR what Fermin is!! It's plenty flyable for big 3 meter race planes--but no heavy PSS!!
Apr 16, 2018, 07:23 PM
It's not going to build itself
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Bummer that some people feel that suicide could ever be a solution. I didn't know his pain though. R.I.P.
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Apr 16, 2018, 07:40 PM
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suicide there this morning, guy shot himself in the head right at launch spot....RIP
That is unfortunate!

It happens way too much there, usually jumpers though.
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Apr 16, 2018, 11:02 PM
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Ok, this is just getting strange ...
Apr 16, 2018, 11:09 PM
taste the high speed dirt
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It all started when I showed up at fermin last Thursday with my VOODOO!
Apr 16, 2018, 11:12 PM
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That sounds about right !

That crazy drill nose has huge 'tude
Apr 17, 2018, 03:36 PM
Fiberglass just crashes better
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Fermin will NEVER be an approved flying site. Just relax, lay low for a while and this too will blow over!! This isn't the first time the rangers got a bug--every new guy has to make his mark! Right now there's a dick head--but he'll be gone soon. Just wait them out---trying to stir up legal issues will not do anyone any good.
This is good advice - everyone just lay-low and it will blow over...
Apr 17, 2018, 05:57 PM
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It seems that had someone been flying there, a suicide might have been prevented!
Apr 17, 2018, 06:13 PM
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It was probably in the middle of the night / very early morning. Hopefully not a Fermin flier.
Apr 19, 2018, 02:17 PM
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I'm laying low, it's been hard not to go there with these big winds and me getting off at 3pm 10 mins away, but I would rather keep it mellow. I am not a local either, I am one of those damn OC guys but I am respectful and if it was my local hill.... I would ask for the same consideration. It'll blow over....no puns intended.
Apr 19, 2018, 02:37 PM
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and its been blowing like a banshee....


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