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Saturday March 7?

Posted: Wed, Mar 04 2015, 10:36 PM
by goestoeleven
Forecast is temps above freezing . . . . at least in DuPage. I might be able to sneak out for a few hours to run some "errands." Actually, the wife is working Saturday and my son is at a scout thing all day, so . . . .

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Thu, Mar 05 2015, 06:42 AM
by TMadz
i'm up for it. it'll be a little messy.

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Thu, Mar 05 2015, 06:52 AM
by goestoeleven
TMadz wrote:i'm up for it. it'll be a little messy.


Yeah . . . . melting snow, wet & mud. Bring your boots & kites you were planning on showering with anyway . . . . :-D

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Thu, Mar 05 2015, 07:13 AM
by basicbill
I'm in. Either day. Yeah, bring hip waders. The St. Charles East Side Sports Complex is still closed for the winter. So we need a where.

Bill

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Thu, Mar 05 2015, 07:25 AM
by goestoeleven
Let's see who else replies, but we could try Busse as a "default" option. I've flown there this winter at least once for a short session.

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Thu, Mar 05 2015, 07:37 AM
by basicbill
Busse would be good. Might get Mark to come out too since it's close to him. Although he likes it warmer. Maybe he can yell tips at us from inside his car. :-)

Bill

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Fri, Mar 06 2015, 09:00 AM
by TMadz
Busse is a little far for me since I still have some chores to do Saturday. Danada is good. There is always Breen park on the west side of St Charles. Acres and acres of open land and no gates, I think.

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Fri, Mar 06 2015, 10:10 AM
by goestoeleven
Maybe Sugar Grove?

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Fri, Mar 06 2015, 10:38 AM
by basicbill
I'm good for any of the above locations.

Bill

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Fri, Mar 06 2015, 12:49 PM
by TMadz
Plenty of room. Even better if the wind is coming from the south.

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Fri, Mar 06 2015, 01:41 PM
by goestoeleven
I think it's westerly. Do you mind posting a link for the guys who haven't been there? Is swannie in town?

Also - I'll need to head home by 3:30 or 4 at the very latest. It's still going to be pretty cold . . . so maybe a post-lunchtime arrival at the field?

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Fri, Mar 06 2015, 02:49 PM
by basicbill
Sugar Grove = Harter Middle School? https://goo.gl/maps/HCiXt Winds should be WSW at about 15 to 20 .

OK by me. Maybe 1 to about 3:30.

Bill

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Fri, Mar 06 2015, 11:05 PM
by TMadz
1-3:30. sounds good.

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Sat, Mar 07 2015, 06:53 AM
by basicbill
OK. I'll be there. Is Harter School the location?

Bill

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Sat, Mar 07 2015, 06:56 AM
by goestoeleven
Yes. I think I've only flown there once. The area to park is behind the school, and last time we were all the way at the end of the parking lot.

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Sat, Mar 07 2015, 07:42 AM
by TMadz
you'll see me

Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Sat, Mar 07 2015, 05:47 PM
by goestoeleven
Got my new U-Make pointer and della porta in the air:

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Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Sat, Mar 07 2015, 06:21 PM
by basicbill
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Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Sat, Mar 07 2015, 06:26 PM
by basicbill
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Re: Saturday March 7?

Posted: Sat, Mar 07 2015, 06:29 PM
by basicbill
My new mid-vent was airborne for the first time this day.

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