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    Sacto Gas & Gab 2011

    The "Sacto Gas and Gab" for 3D flyers is close. A one day event. Saturday Sept 24. This is an informal get together for the Norcal area 3D flyers. I'll put together lunch for the pilots. Landing fee is $20 and if I cover my costs the excess well be donated to the club. Start time is 9:00...
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    Votec for Sale

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    Trailer Security

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    Capitalization. In this world of hi-tech, I have noticed that many, who text message & email, have forgotten the "art" of capitalization. I cannot stress enough that capitalization is important. Capitalization is the difference between "helping your Uncle Jack off a horse" and...
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    Minimum servo torque for airplane size

    On the subject of servos there tend to be repeated questions on which servo to use. A chart the gives typical or minimum in oz of torque for : 30, 50/85, 100/120, 150/170 and OMG c.c. engines would be helpfull.
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    Work Virus

    The Center for Disease Control has issued a medical alert about a highly contagious, potentially dangerous virus that is transmitted orally, by hand, and even electronically. This virus is called Weekly Overload Recreational Killer (WORK). If you receive WORK from your boss, any of your...
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    2010 Gas & Gab

    The Mather Gas & Gab will be officially held on Saturday Sept 25th at the Mather field. This is a one day event for folks that want to fly 3D with their large gas birds. The gates will open at 9:00 am and finish up when either the pilots or the planes pack it in. Landing fee will be...
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    Mather Mini

    Two weeks ago Greg M (Votec Yak Guy, aka Flask Man) and I were talking on the phone and he mentioned the option of coming to Mather over Labor Day weekend. He was able to get a "hall pass" from the Commander In Charge and hit the road early this Monday morning. I gave a heads up to the...
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    Valley Rabbit

    I talked to ST and Rocky at Prado about another Rabbit. Looks like it might be worthwhile trying for a mid July Rabbit at the Lemoore field that we used in March. It seems to be a good central location. Yeah, I know that it is hot but it is ugly hot everywhere that time of the year...
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    Two old drunks were sitting in a bar when the first one said, "Ya know, when I was thirty and got an erection, I couldn't bend it, even using both hands. "By the time I was forty, I could bend it about ten degrees if I tried really hard; by the time I was fifty, I could bend it...
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    IMAA Castle

    One of the guys at the field told me that the Castle event is on for this year. Memorial Weekend.
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    3DHS Velox

    After looking for a year I finally found an electric that seemed to be a good 3D beater........of course everything is a beater to me. I’ve done everything from 38” & 48” foamies to the 55” 3DHS SHP Extra 300 and the 60” Inspire. All good but there has been a lot of progress over the last 12...
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    The Bacon Tree

    Two Mexicans are stuck in the desert after crossing into the United States , wandering aimlessly and starving. They are about to just lie down and wait for death, when all of a sudden Luis says....... "Hey Pepe, do you smell what I smell. Ees bacon, I theenk." "Is, Luis, eet sure smells...
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    Mather 3D Event

    Hey Thor, I'm looking to have the 3D event at Mather in late September. Going to work around the Reno show this year. That work for you guys? Any feedback on when you might have one this year? Can't wait for this friggen fog to come to an end.
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    Xtreme Catapulting

    Friggen hard to believe!
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    Kick A$$ Flight Vid & Tune

    These guys are having a ball.
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    Votec SuperSale

    FOR SALE!!! Top of the line cutom Votec with super sharp factory paint scheme. Your chance to buy a great flyer! Wings and stab are perfect. Some very minor cosmetic issues with the fuse. Willing to deal.
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    Help Save Obama

    A driver is stuck in a traffic jam going into downtown Springfield Missouri. Nothing Is moving north or south. Suddenly a man knocks on his window. The driver rolls down his window and asks, 'What happened, what's the hold up?' 'Terrorists have kidnapped President Barack Obama...
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    Geography Of A Woman

    GEOGRAPHY OF A WOMAN Between 18 and 22, a woman is like Africa . Half discovered, half wild, fertile and naturally beautiful! Between 23 and 30, a woman is like Europe . Well developed and open to trade, especially for someone of real value. Between 31 and 35, a woman is...
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    Man's Waterslide!

    OK, this is how real men do it!