Mich City 5/30

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Mich City 5/30

Postby Mytoyz » Tue, May 27 2014, 10:20 AM

Friday flying at Michigan City beach. I should be there around 9:00 am and hope some others can join. SLK's duals and Quads. Bringing the barn.

Hope to see you there.

Dennis
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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby tsdonnell » Tue, May 27 2014, 01:20 PM

Thinking about going ... is that beach the one near the marina & wasington park?

Tim

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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby goestoeleven » Tue, May 27 2014, 03:14 PM

I would love to go, but I have to work on Friday :-(

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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby Mytoyz » Tue, May 27 2014, 03:57 PM

Tim yes it is, I am spend the day and I believe trigger (Jim) is gonna try and make the afternoon
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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby Mytoyz » Tue, May 27 2014, 04:01 PM

goestoeleven wrote:I would love to go, but I have to work on Friday :-(

Are you not self employed? Talk to the boss, supposed to be a killer day high of 71, wind off the water, besides I figured this four line thing out, and I would like some victims!
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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby goestoeleven » Tue, May 27 2014, 04:11 PM

Well, unfortunately, "self employed" means that when I have client work, I need to work. Plus I've made commitments to clients that are going to be very hard to deliver if I don't show up & do some work . . .

Now, if it were on Saturday . . . . (Sunday is out due to Boy Scout picnic)

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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby Mytoyz » Tue, May 27 2014, 06:19 PM

Ok, due to my boss (wife) making other plans for Friday at noon, I have to change flying at michigan city beach for Saturday. I will be there by eight am provided it's not raining. Weather predictions as of now are; 80 degrees and sunny. ESE winds at 10 by noon7-9 in the am. It sounds like this might be a good change for many.
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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby goestoeleven » Tue, May 27 2014, 06:44 PM

Uh oh. Now I will have to have a chat with the real boss about Saturday . . . That would be the wife.

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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby goestoeleven » Tue, May 27 2014, 09:48 PM

. . . and my real boss gave me a possible OK for Saturday. Forecast I looked at showed sunny & high of 73. I'll keep an eye on the forecast (and the wife's mood) and post up here by Friday night if it works out.

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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby makatakam » Wed, May 28 2014, 09:53 PM

ESE wind = 0-2mph at Michigan City...............but if I can find a ride I'll be there.
MARK

"...it's a fair wind blowin' warm, out of the south over my shoulder, guess I'll set a course and go." CSN&Y

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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby TMadz » Thu, May 29 2014, 09:44 AM

Me too. Sat is a possibility.
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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby Mytoyz » Thu, May 29 2014, 09:47 PM

Saturday weather forecast for Michigan City; 81 and mostly sunny, wind slightly off the lake at 7-9 ESE MOST OF THE DAY. Bring sunscreen!
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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby TMadz » Thu, May 29 2014, 10:28 PM

Oops Forgot I have a graduation party that afternoon.
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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby Mytoyz » Fri, May 30 2014, 07:16 PM

OK, Jeep is packed and ready to go. I even double checked I had my rev handles. long story. Anyhow weather prediction 81 degrees and winds SSE at 7-9 for the day. Hope you can join. Park opens at 8, and I plan to be early.

Dennis
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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby Trigger » Fri, May 30 2014, 07:45 PM

Can't wait to see some of you.

sorry you couldn't make it Todd!

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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby TMadz » Fri, May 30 2014, 08:41 PM

:(
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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby Trigger » Sat, May 31 2014, 04:26 PM

It was a beautiful day! Very light winds but flyable 95% of the time!

Don't worry Steve, i won't tell anyone our little secret!!! (The one about that dual line set in your bag)

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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby goestoeleven » Sat, May 31 2014, 08:18 PM

It was great - and after you left, the wind picked up and we got out full vents. Dennis now knows which kite he wants next after flying mine . . .

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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby Mytoyz » Sat, May 31 2014, 08:49 PM

Kite has been located. Still searching for 120' line set. I think the talent Steve instilled in that kite was why it flew so well. I was merely a passenger.
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Re: Mich City 5/30

Postby goestoeleven » Sat, May 31 2014, 09:20 PM

I don't think it was me . . . full vents are just way more forgiving when the wind picks up.

See Big Mike for the big wind window line set . . .


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