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  Topic: Tell Me Why? I Do Like Mondays!
WA6BD

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PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:37 am   Subject: Tell Me Why? I Do Like Mondays!
The plan was to drag my feet through it then flare until I realized that if the keel dragged badly I could nose over hard so I chose to center-punch the compost heap..

dead center too.

i once la ...
  Topic: Tell Me Why? I Do Like Mondays!
WA6BD

Replies: 17
Views: 701

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:51 am   Subject: Tell Me Why? I Do Like Mondays!


the truth is stranger than fiction, especially this time.did you feel the need to graze in the LZ after you cleaned yourself off or did some of it stick =)

once again so glad you didn't really ...
  Topic: Nicopress corrosion – is this what it looks like?
WA6BD

Replies: 41
Views: 2022

PostForum: Q&A, Learning to hang glide   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:56 pm   Subject: Nicopress corrosion – is this what it looks like?
Rafi Lavin

i miss Rafi, when i am at the fort ~

fly safe ~
  Topic: Tell Me Why? I Do Like Mondays!
WA6BD

Replies: 17
Views: 701

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:59 pm   Subject: Tell Me Why? I Do Like Mondays!
fly final into a 5 foot high pile of horse compost and break it Shocked

Smile

say it's not true, it's like you were drawn to the stink pile by magnetic force, maybe it was a tractor beam from ...
  Topic: Flying Indian Valley
WA6BD

Replies: 7
Views: 621

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:49 pm   Subject: Flying Indian Valley
info:

http://www.hanggliding.org/wiki/Indian_Valley

fly safe
  Topic: Let's All Use Instagram for Hang Gliding Marketing!
WA6BD

Replies: 16
Views: 1140

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:31 pm   Subject: Let's All Use Instagram for Hang Gliding Marketing!
kewl beans!

@professormoonbeam
  Topic: Let's All Use Instagram for Hang Gliding Marketing!
WA6BD

Replies: 16
Views: 1140

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:38 pm   Subject: i'm onboard
Hey Dave, thanks for the thought n leading the charge!
  Topic: hang loop
WA6BD

Replies: 31
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PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:39 pm   Subject: hang loop
Not here to pass judgement on any one, sharing my experience n hopefully making the flyin community a safer place, which is by far a better place.

Fly safe ~
  Topic: hang loop
WA6BD

Replies: 31
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PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 8:00 pm   Subject: Wills Wing Hang Loop measurement
here is a link for the procedure to get the proper length for your hang loop, just did this process. have a helper to hold your glider in flight angle while you swing through the control frame.

htt ...
  Topic: COLORADO FLY WEEK 2016 - New News!
WA6BD

Replies: 101
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PostForum: HangGliding.Org Events   Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:46 pm   Subject: COLORADO FLY WEEK 2016 - New News!
Ran into Sparky at Andy Jackson Airpark yesterday n I told him how impressed I was at CFW 2016. The discussion went to how much effort was put into the event by the locals. Thank you’s will never be ...
  Topic: Oxygen tank sizes?
WA6BD

Replies: 8
Views: 633

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2017 9:48 am   Subject: Oxygen tank sizes?
Here a thread that saved me a lot of money, paid just a little more than $!00 my setup, fast service at a great price:

A simple, cheap, and easy kit, is to go with a small medical tank, regulator a ...
  Topic: colours
WA6BD

Replies: 5
Views: 566

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:27 pm   Subject: colours
i placed an order for a U2 in translucent purple n teal, only to find out there was no purple sail cloth available, a sad moment, that was. my Moyes XL was purple n grey, my friend Mike ordered the s ...
  Topic: OTB Sylmar to Acton on my Sport 2 155 - Narrated
WA6BD

Replies: 7
Views: 1111

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:03 pm   Subject: Re: Not the best route OTB
be sure to avoid the spot west of Towers Launch where Markus tumbled to his death last year. Maybe we should ban all flight West of Pacoima Wash just to be safe.

Hey DQ, would you please have som ...
  Topic: Flying a Predator now
WA6BD

Replies: 18
Views: 3634

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:29 am   Subject: Flying a Predator now
Heiney said something about when the glider gets older he sometimes takes them out.

when i got my first Predator, John did just that to my "new" wing. so i have three turbulators on one s ...
  Topic: UP XTC 170?
WA6BD

Replies: 5
Views: 810

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 7:59 am   Subject: UP XTC 170?
the UP XTC 170 was my first glider, sold to me by the infamous Monte Bell. you should test drive it to understand that it handles like a semi-truck without power steering, in my defense all I can say ...
  Topic: Yosemite Hang Gliding Association 2016
WA6BD

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PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 7:49 pm   Subject: Yosemite Hang Gliding Association 2016
Here's a link to YHGA's new website - http://www.yosemitehg.org.

The pilot sign-up works well and access to the calendar should be easier to access, as well.
  Topic: Many flying sites not insured
WA6BD

Replies: 33
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PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:59 pm   Subject: Many flying sites not insured
i can remember flyin at the dragonflyers club in wildwood, florida. remember the moment the site was lost also ~
  Topic: Wanted Predator 158
WA6BD

Replies: 12
Views: 1833

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 4:29 pm   Subject: Wanted Predator 158
here's one

http://www.crestlinesoaring.org/node/1264
  Topic: Spaceflight
WA6BD

Replies: 13
Views: 2513

PostForum: The camp fire   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 2:55 pm   Subject: Spaceflight
You owe me royalties. I copyrighted the moon in 2014:

https://everardcunion.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/moonbyeverardcunion2014-08-11_30websigned.jpg

owned

I took that with an ordinary Fuj ...
  Topic: HOLY CRAP
WA6BD

Replies: 11
Views: 3611

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:34 pm   Subject: HOLY CRAP
Years ago flyin at Kagel Mnt while I was on my way to Trash, I heard a sound that was coming from my 7 oclock position. As I turned to look n see what was making all of the noise I had the opportunit ...
 
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