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    Some good tailwinds if your heading East



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    "Optimism is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce with you!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skywalker View Post
    I was invited to NH16, Brookline, NH yesterday as PIC. Glad I had been in before as a passenger. You have to get as low as you dare over a swampy area and climb up the hill into the woods. Huge pines everywhere on both sides and a solid row of 60 footers at the top. Don't bang you tail on them as you turn around. One has a helpful stop sign. Sort of a paved version of home, but it must freak non-glider pilots the first few times with forest products filling the windscreen right to the top and above. Not too tough but you are committed.
    That's my home strip! I'm the gray house on the south end, west side, but we were out kayaking at Jenness Beach on Sunday.

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    Those trees at the south end; they're ~95 ft. I've triangulated them. For extra credit, land from the south over those trees and down hill. I've been told that I'm the only one who has ever landed over the trees at night. Did it with an RV-4.

    I have a neighbor who used to keep a Twin Comanche there. I've also seen Lancair's and Glasair's in there. In the past, someone landed a C90 KingAir once or twice.
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    Kestrel- I can't imagine landing over the trees and downhill with anything more than Ted's Champ. I landed downwind as I'm used to it at home. When Ted and I discovered we had former tow pilot Ritts Howard in common, I asked about him. Ted led me around the corner and there was Ritts old 90hp Champ. I have a picture of it in my hangar. I love aviation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skywalker View Post
    Kestrel- I can't imagine landing over the trees and downhill with anything more than Ted's Champ. I landed downwind as I'm used to it at home. When Ted and I discovered we had former tow pilot Ritts Howard in common, I asked about him. Ted led me around the corner and there was Ritts old 90hp Champ. I have a picture of it in my hangar. I love aviation.
    Aviation is a small world. What were you flying? ...and were is your home base?

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    Ted and I are motorglider builders, I finished first and now I'll torment him until he finishes. I went in first with our dealer in a Pipistrel Alpha, which is basically a slightly clipped version but no spoilers, he's the man. Going in Sunday with spoilers was like cheating. I'm at Middlebury, but have a mudhole out in Shoreham where I kept the 7AC. So you see how a 90 Champ can be aspirational.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cubdriver2 View Post
    It's steeper then it looks, the water is probably 8 to 10' deep under the front of my floats



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    Flyin This weekend !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! When we meeting ?????

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    Jeff says it's a go for Saturday. Slight breeze but right down the lake and float guys can hide on East side of point. Bring something to tie down with. 1pm? And slumber party with Joe after dark. Bring you PJs, don't wear Spiderman as that's what Joe has and would be weird if there were 2 of them



    Glenn
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    Wheel guys here, about 600' on both beaches
    Yellow dot is Jeff's point






    Kermizian (0NY3)
    Remsen (NY57)
    Jeff's is half between the two

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    "Optimism is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce with you!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joseph206 View Post
    Flyin This weekend !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! When we meeting ?????

    Who's this guy???????
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    Quote Originally Posted by RaisedByWolves View Post
    Who's this guy???????
    You remember, I think he's the guy who made us stay up till 3am drinkin at your flyin

    Glenn
    "Optimism is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce with you!"
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    Red face

    Who's going besides Joe, Joe, Jeff and me? Timmy? If spending the night we have a roof and a wood stove, bring a pad and a sleeping bag

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    Last edited by cubdriver2; 10-19-2018 at 08:44 PM.
    "Optimism is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce with you!"

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    Not me, Doody is having a Halloween party this weekend

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    NE Summer Fun

    600 ft is too short for me


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    Heading up to Jeff's. Snow showers














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    Last edited by cubdriver2; 10-20-2018 at 06:18 PM.
    "Optimism is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce with you!"
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    [QUOTE=RaisedByWolves;729726]600 ft is too short for me

    Anything less than 1000’ and I’m uncomfortable also unless its pavement then I’ll make sure and drag it once from both ways
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    [QUOTE=KevinJ;729766]
    Quote Originally Posted by RaisedByWolves View Post
    600 ft is too short for me

    Anything less than 1000í and Iím uncomfortable also unless its pavement then Iíll make sure and drag it once from both ways
    Kevin, he's pulling your leg, he can land and take off and land in 300ft all day long

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    You sure? Ha, ha
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    Took off and started out west and it was gray and rain 21kts of wind. Blew all day here, looks way better out there.

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    Thanks guys, good time

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    "Optimism is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce with you!"
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    I pulled the plug on float flying this season. I dropped it off at the island Sunday and just need to get back up and put it away. Not a great year, only 63 hrs in my 78 year old magic carpet



    The boys were using the dolly and hoist on the Citabria



    SJ, I stopped in to see our buddy Nic on the way home. Thought you would enjoy some pictures. Funny thing is that he's a 5th generation world class violin and cello luthiar that has been making a living building unique string intruments like these lately.









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    I don't know about Filmocasters, but that Sunnyland washboard made into a Tele is cool.
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    Glenn, your pictures struck a chord. Was up at the lake the other day and we are well into the gray season. Funny thing, but I made a couple of Telecasters last winter and I'll probably make a couple more waiting for the magic of summer whilst having a blast in the powder snow....gray season can't end soon enough.
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    I was ed-ju-cating some neighbors on my street 'bout Bert & I, and in doing so, I happened
    across a video that Tim Sample had done on how to understand some
    familiar "Yankee" words.

    Now by "Yankee" I do mean "downeast", which really is true Yankee.

    Since NY Glenn seems to throw a poke at Douten from time to time,
    it seems that this here would be the place to share it.





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    Some Bert & I radio.... for those from away.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Farmboy View Post
    Some Bert & I radio.... for those from away.

    I grew up listening to Bob and Marshall. After listening to it for awhile I asked my parents what was so damn funny about the stories.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Farmboy View Post
    I was ed-ju-cating some neighbors on my street 'bout Bert & I, and in doing so, I happened
    across a video that Tim Sample had done on how to understand some
    familiar "Yankee" words.

    Now by "Yankee" I do mean "downeast", which really is true Yankee.

    Since NY Glenn seems to throw a poke at Douten from time to time,
    it seems that this here would be the place to share it.




    FMD should include that video in the information packet to those Flatlanders out West of here heading to the WAD in case they get lost up in the big woods, ayuh?

    Glenn
    "Optimism is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce with you!"
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    Good gawd who drug that guy out. If I had to go listen to Tim Sample spew out that crap one more time I would fashion a noose from the band on my underpants and hang myself. He got a few laughs in college and has tried to turn that into a career poking fun at Maine people. The same crap for 20 years it hasn't changed

    jim

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    Quote Originally Posted by Farmboy View Post
    Some Bert & I radio.... for those from away.

    Bob Brian officiated at my wedding in front of the fireplace in his home 32 years ago yesterday. It snowed that day and hasn't snowed here on Veterans day since.
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