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    Quote Originally Posted by RaisedByWolves View Post
    I mean that isnt the descriptive word i would use but i suppose it works ha ha
    I told the department of war I was giving rides to 38d bible students wearing orange bikinis. I already got the look so Iím sure there must be some pix just waiting in the wings

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    Headed that way right now. We should be in Independence mo about the time Steve leaves for NH
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    Pretty evening coming back from Burlington VT.
    (yes I know it's not cub, but I do have my tailwheel training scheduled )
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    Quote Originally Posted by MountainflyerN22 View Post
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    Pretty evening coming back from Burlington VT.
    (yes I know it's not cub, but I do have my tailwheel training scheduled )
    I was at Island Bob's all day, stop in on one of your flyovers

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    "Optimism is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce with you!"
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    Thanks! I'll keep that in mind next time I go past.

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    Yesterday was one of those ultra rare days in the northeast. No wind all day. 60 miles viz 75 degrees
    i told the young wife about 2 pm I couldn’t stand it anymore, throw your swimsuit and some dinner in the Cub were outta here. 75 miles north I had hopes that Chesuncook lake had dropped enough so the beaches would show up
    We had a really pleasant afternoon on our own private beach. Had to clear 2 moose off the beach to land
    Its not possible to even come close to this spot driving, and it was a 45 minute ride from home in the cub. Great afternoon

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scouter View Post
    Yesterday was one of those ultra rare days in the northeast. No wind all day. 60 miles viz 75 degrees
    i told the young wife about 2 pm I couldnít stand it anymore, throw your swimsuit and some dinner in the Cub were outta here. 75 miles north I had hopes that Chesuncook lake had dropped enough so the beaches would show up
    We had a really pleasant afternoon on our own private beach. Had to clear 2 moose off the beach to land
    Its not possible to even come close to this spot driving, and it was a 45 minute ride from home in the cub. Great afternoon

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    Swimsuit, ok!

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    Fun day in the Adirondacks with my Mentor Bob and his girlfriend who got me hooked on floats and J4s 20 years ago. I think Bob is 80? and is still a kid on floats in his J4. Little chilly start to our day for these 2 who now spend 8 months a year in FLA. 46F when I took the picture.

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    Stopped at Jeff's on Hinckley where they were having a little dock party in the middle of the lake. Even had a built in pool



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    "Optimism is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce with you!"
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    awesome pictures, glenn. that boat thats tied down out in the water that has the cover on in your first picture, that has me stumped. never seen that before. or is it tied down?

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    Awesome pics Glenn! Glad that you had a good day.
    Missed your smiling face at Bowman as did others.
    By the way I did fly there
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    Quote Originally Posted by tempdoug View Post
    awesome pictures, glenn. that boat thats tied down out in the water that has the cover on in your first picture, that has me stumped. never seen that before. or is it tied down?
    My wind T?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tempdoug View Post
    awesome pictures, glenn. that boat thats tied down out in the water that has the cover on in your first picture, that has me stumped. never seen that before. or is it tied down?
    The fact it is moored or the cover?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CharlieN View Post
    The fact it is moored or the cover?
    tied up out there, covers i understand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tempdoug View Post
    tied up out there, covers i understand.
    The water is only about 3' deep out there. Most likely moored because if it was beached it would rock in the gravely sand with every passing boat. Easy walk to retrieve it

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    Many of these lakes as Glenn says are very shallow. Most of them are dammed up cow pastures. They have a channel where the original creek was which on many water bodies is a marked meandering channel. I have been paddling my Canoe and run up on stumps with no clue they were an inch below the surface. Bad enough during the day but late at night it really get your attention especially in cold weather.
    When I am out camping with my boat I use a rig to pull it out from shore to it's anchor and draw it in when needed for loading. I normally run a nylon prop on my boat up there.

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    love that "dessicated" stump at Stillwater....Capt Cub


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    So, Glenn
    Was the water cold enough to swim in yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CharlieN View Post
    So, Glenn
    Was the water cold enough to swim in yet?
    I'll let you know when we do the November swim before the season ends

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

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    if u could make it late Oct I`d be there---Capt Cub---


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    Refreshing, was 35 here the other night



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    Quote Originally Posted by cubdriver2 View Post
    Refreshing, was 35 here the other night



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    We have had frost three mornings now.

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    Glenn, Junior and I celebrated the First Day of Fall by jumping in North Twin Lake yesterday. 79 out and the water was 64. It was awesome.
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    Somewhere on the Sandy river yesterday. About 5 minutes before the fire dept tried to "Rescue" me from the plane crash that just happened. Plane crash in the river! I turned and burned out of there waved to the firetrucks.

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    Spent some time yesterday over southern Vermont and western Mass starting to show fall colors.Click image for larger version. 

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    From Genesis: "And God promised men that good and obedient wives would be
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    Then he made the earth round... and He laughed and laughed and laughed!
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    Found out yesterday that Glenn G is still alive and well, been painting his house.

    .... just not sure for how much longer.






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    My wife and I have been painting, she did the bottom 16' and I get the top 8'. Been kicking my butt.

    Good thing I bought her those pumpjacks for Christmas





    Getting there, feels like this house is bigger then the empire State building



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    Quote Originally Posted by Scouter View Post
    Somewhere on the Sandy river yesterday. About 5 minutes before the fire dept tried to "Rescue" me from the plane crash that just happened. Plane crash in the river! I turned and burned out of there waved to the firetrucks.

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    Think SMALL N Numbers....Hey did you turn on the smoke for them!!
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    glenn grab those wires you work alot faster.
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    Hey anyone know of a field by the
    Fryeburg Fair thatís landable it has permission. Would be fun to fly over there sometime this week!


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    The Eastern Slopes Regional Airport looks to be only a couple mile walk if you park at the north end.
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    Quote Originally Posted by denalicub View Post
    Hey anyone know of a field by the
    Fryeburg Fair thatís landable it has permission. Would be fun to fly over there sometime this week!


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    Just tell them you know Jim and Andy Crane

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    Quote Originally Posted by cubdriver2 View Post
    Just tell them you know Jim and Andy Crane

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    Will that let you land inside the race track?
    Is the Fryeburg airport still there? If I recall that was a bit north of the fairgrounds?

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    Call my cell 207-659/4983. Will hook you up

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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 denalicub View Post
    Hey anyone know of a field by the
    Fryeburg Fair thatís landable it has permission. Would be fun to fly over there sometime this week!


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    Add your favorite SuperCub.org N number, and then land on the Saco River. I havenít seen Eatonís get used in a long time now.

    https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/09...h-causes-stir/


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    Quote Originally Posted by Farmboy View Post
    Add your favorite SuperCub.org N number, and then land on the Saco River. I havenít seen Eatonís get used in a long time now.

    https://www.centralmaine.com/2019/09...h-causes-stir/


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    It was defiantly Eaton.


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