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Old Feb 09, 2010, 01:05 AM
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Torn 'twixt buildin' and flyin
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try to keep from burning the place down while I'm gone!!! C-YA when I get beck!
Man! Can't we ever have any fun?
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Old Feb 09, 2010, 08:21 AM
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Speed cost money.
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I'll pitch in to bump the thread.

I thought I had the perfect solution when my wife bought me an enclosed 6 x 12 trailer. Unfortunately everyone wanted to borrow it and then when we bought the new house I used it for moving. That was OK but the last thing I moved from the old place was the wife's tanning bed and it;s still sitting inside while she decides what to do with it. Sell it I hope.

However, I have hit upon a solution: Not only will I permanently install racks and cabinets so that nothing else can be fit in it I think I'll have signs made for the sides, maybe:

Lucky's Septic Tank Service

Lu Lu's Strip Club

Wally's Biohazard Transport Service

or something much more disgusting as I think of it.


Road kill trailer
Honey wagon
infectious disease containment center
Rabid animals onboard
Old Feb 09, 2010, 08:24 AM
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Road kill trailer
Honey wagon
infectious disease containment center
Rabid animals onboard

Excellent and noted!
Old Feb 09, 2010, 09:49 AM
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Let's not forget... "Live Alligators!"
Old Feb 09, 2010, 10:54 AM
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I don't know about y'all, but I'm just about fed up with this dang weather.
Old Feb 09, 2010, 11:19 AM
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Let's not forget... "Live Alligators!"
"Snakes N Gators R Us".
Old Feb 09, 2010, 12:47 PM
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I don't know about y'all, but I'm just about fed up with this dang weather.

+1... Since the weather is so crappy, shouldn't we be discussing down-wind turns, dork landings, or something else that we've beaten into oblivion in the past?

Darth Woodbutcher
Old Feb 09, 2010, 02:04 PM
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I don't know about y'all, but I'm just about fed up with this dang weather.
That's too true.

We've got another 12-16" on the way. Someone kill me now.
Old Feb 09, 2010, 04:15 PM
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It finally stopped raining here. Now, I am a prisoner in the house because of the mosquitoes and midges that are partying hardy, massive, sky blackening swarms of them.

Seeming I've not had to work this week, I've been studying the Skybench Baby Bowlus short kit and gathering the necessary ideas. It'll be my winter build, a blokes got to have a dedicated winter build project he can prioritise over other builds/repairs.


" Florida Mobile Gynaecological Services"
Old Feb 09, 2010, 04:29 PM
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^^^ I think we have a winner ^^^
Ray, tell him what he's won....

Ray: "Steve, you've won a brand new.... BABY!!! er a baby bowlus"
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Old Feb 09, 2010, 04:31 PM
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Well, I don't know about that, but Sean is a very versatile fellow, I have learned there probably is nothing he can't repair or turn his hand to.



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+1... Since the weather is so crappy, shouldn't we be discussing down-wind turns, dork landings, or something else that we've beaten into oblivion in the past?
Darth Woodbutcher
edit; Darth my Darth, like your Journey tailplane mishap i was three days away from covering my Olympic III when I turned the fuse over and snagged the tailplane on an overhead beam and busted the rudder fin, duh...
Ever since then the glider has been nothing but highs and lows of unexpected adventure and misadventure, its like a glider on a mission to keep me awake and slightly unerved with what it is going to do next, never ever had a glider like it, quite bizzare, and one if not the best performing kit wooden glider I have flown. I am hoping that your new Journey isn't going the same way in its ability to surprise you. :eek
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Old Feb 09, 2010, 04:44 PM
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Ever since then the glider has been nothing but highs and lows of unexpected adventure and misadventure, its like a glider on a mission to keep me awake and slightly unerved with what it is going to do next,
I have one of those. A 2-meter. Unused to the length, I broke wing tip ribs trying to turn around with the wing too close to a wall while still in the framing stage. While it was standing against the wall, uncovered, my cat decided it was a ladder. (Ribs of 1/16th balsa will not support a 20-pound cat applying lateral force.) I finally had so many bit and pieces needing repair, I junked it and just built another wing from scratch.

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Old Feb 09, 2010, 06:49 PM
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" Florida Mobile Gynaecological Services"
"In Business since 1973"

Old Feb 09, 2010, 10:42 PM
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Ho ho
Nightowl......"Built it from scratch!"

Is the cat still alive?
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Old Feb 09, 2010, 11:05 PM
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(Ribs of 1/16th balsa will not support a 20-pound cat applying lateral force.) I finally had so many bit and pieces needing repair, I junked it and just built another wing from scratch.

Nightowl
You threw out a perfectly good cat?.... I don't blame you


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