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Apr 16, 2018, 03:47 PM
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I plan to race. V.O.V. = Vortex on Vortex

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Apr 16, 2018, 06:15 PM
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Ill make sure to arrange the matrix so we can make that happen this year Adam.
Apr 16, 2018, 07:11 PM
IT'S NOSE HEAVY!!!!
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Count me in.
Apr 16, 2018, 10:35 PM
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Updated pilot list

Quote:
Originally Posted by curdman
Please let me know if you plan on racing this coming Sunday (4/22). If you can bring a friend to help run a base, it would be very helpful.

Other than the rain, hail and snow - the forecast looks sweet!

Here is the pilot’s list so far:

1. Scott
2. Mark
3. Mike
4. Jeff
5. Martin (you find a model to race?)
6. James
7. Adam
8. Chad
9. Vance
10.

*need at least 10 pilots/people to run these MoM events.

Hope to hear back from all the regulars (Adam, Doug, Wid, Matt, Vance, Bruce, Aaron, Dave, James, ...)

New comers and first timers are welcome. Very friendly group to help you get off on the right track.

AMA and a signed NCSS waiver are required to fly at the SLoT (Benicia)

Race fees $5 for NCSS mebers, $10 for non-members, first timers always free. Race fees help cover the cost of trophies.

Scott
Last edited by curdman; Apr 17, 2018 at 12:31 AM.
Apr 19, 2018, 07:04 PM
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Wind forecast looks weak for Sunday at the SLoT.

Will keep an eye on it, and make the call as we get closer.

st
Apr 19, 2018, 07:43 PM
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I’ll fly. -Andy Lincoff
Apr 20, 2018, 11:35 PM
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Forecast still looks weak for Sunday, but at least promising in the afternoon. Plan to gather at Noon, hopefully racing soon after.


This may be a rare day at the SLoT when we will need lighter models.

Tough call on this race.

st
Apr 21, 2018, 12:33 PM
IT'S NOSE HEAVY!!!!
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Goodness, forecast worsening?!
Do you guys race Wanderers and such, in order to still gather, or just cancel altogether?
Apr 21, 2018, 01:38 PM
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Normally I cancel unless the forecast is solid.

It is not solid. And has gotten worse.

Trying to give it every opportunity, but will most likely throw in the towel given the downgrade in forecast. It is nearly dead calm in the valley and on the hill now.

Sorry guys. Will make a final call this evening.

Scott
Apr 21, 2018, 02:12 PM
IT'S NOSE HEAVY!!!!
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Each time i look the forecat worsens!
I'm even debating on today's attempt at Coyote hills with my Wanderer...plus Spilf in case the wind picks up, as usual, later.
Apr 21, 2018, 09:38 PM
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It does not look like the wind is going to cooperate. Going to cancel the MoM race.

Bummer.

The wind kicked in about 4:30 today. But it looks like weak NW for tomorrow, which does not work.

Well get a race in at some point this year.

st
Apr 22, 2018, 12:37 PM
Old skool speed freak!
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Well I’m going to hit the usual coastal spots. There is wind here from nw with no fog
Going to check out fort Ross and goat rock

Mike
Apr 22, 2018, 12:43 PM
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Looks like a great day up there.
SuperSonic will probably be rocking.
Have fun.
Apr 27, 2018, 10:54 AM
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Sorry I haven't chimed in on participating. I've been checked out I guess. I'll line things up for the June race.

Matt
May 21, 2018, 10:16 PM
IT'S NOSE HEAVY!!!!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by curdman
Series points will be tallied by:

Best 1 race, of 1 race
Best 2 of 2
Best 2 of 3
Best 3 of 4
Best 4 of 5
Best 4 of 6

Looking forward to seeing you all there!
Scott
I was checking the dates for the next race, and the above caught my eye.
Being totally unfamiliar with scoring in general, could you rephrase it so even a caveman could understand it?


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