EVENT Tripoli Wisconsin- Bong - Feb 16

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  1. Feb 11, 2019 at 12:20 PM #1

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    Who will be there? I've got a few things to fly, although not sure of the full list yet.

    Preliminary forecast is showing decent weather, except for being cold.

    Any idea of the condition of the roads/runway there?
     
  2. Feb 11, 2019 at 12:34 PM #2

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    But of course!!!

    See you there!
     
  3. Feb 11, 2019 at 12:36 PM #3

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    Hopefully this crazy week of weather coming doesn't shake thing up too bad....
     
  4. Feb 11, 2019 at 2:54 PM #4

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    I have had a crazy busy 2019 so far and missed the last two TQC launches. I’m planning to attend this weekend for sure. May not be able to stay all day, but will definitely be there to fly at least one.
     
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  5. Feb 11, 2019 at 4:29 PM #5

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    Justin Griffin will be there...
     
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    Congrats on the marriage, Judith!;)
     
  7. Feb 11, 2019 at 11:47 PM #7

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    Please tell me you'll be wearing matching clothes and haircuts...
     
  8. Feb 11, 2019 at 11:56 PM #8

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    At least matching rockets...
     
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    Parking Lot E is sometimes an option, if the runway is inaccessible. I kinda miss flying at that location, on occasion.
     
  10. Feb 12, 2019 at 3:13 PM #10

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    I'm planning on being there. Hoping to fly the BlackFly or DarkStar with my very first sparky motor, an H170M :)
    Other rockets tagging along include my Madcow Momba, modded Big Daddy and Super Neon XL. The LOC Goblin will not be finished in time. I haven't worked on it in weeks... :(
     
  11. Feb 14, 2019 at 10:46 PM #11

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    Anyone know how much snow Bong got? Can we even get to the launch site?
     
  12. Feb 14, 2019 at 11:35 PM #12

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    I'm thinking Lot E. Regardless, fingers crossed for some high powered fun!
     
  13. Feb 15, 2019 at 2:45 PM #13

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    I have a nosecone I'm going to duct tape an N5600 to.. should be awesome!
     
  14. Feb 15, 2019 at 3:15 PM #14

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    I'm certainly looking forward to that!!!!

    Side note: Frank posted on the TripoliWisconsin website that the launch is a GO. What Frank says is gospel. So I'll see y'all tomorrow with:

    a BIG prototype on some white lightning, an old friend of mine Hot Topic on an AMW K670 Green Gorilla (I like a challenge), Bruised on a J570 for a lob shot, split fin whistler on a Kosdon I420 Fast, 4" Goblin testing out a new 36" chute, and a Leviathan trying out a new 24" chute. We'll see if we get through the pile. So much pent up AP energy to burn!!!
     
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    Wow, you are going to have a busy day! Speaking of Hot Topic, I believe this is from the February 2005 TQC launch :)

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    Yes sir!!!

    AMW K555 Skidmark; the rocket's fourth flight. Tomorrow will be flight #18 of that old bird...if I can get the Green Gorilla to light!;).
     
  17. Feb 15, 2019 at 4:22 PM #17

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    The last snow wasn't deep at the orchard. The plowing piles are quite high and the driveways are solid ice - but the open area are only a couple inches. It blew around a lot.
     
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    Planning on making it up tomorrow - couple things prepped and hoping to shoot up a few sparkies to warm things up.
     
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    Alas, no LPR pads were out. And the biggest thing I brought was an E. I looked at setting up my own rod - but it turns out I had left it at home. The morning was bright and clear, though. I heard the big Saturn go up from the winery - I was outside fetching a barrel rack.
     
  20. Feb 16, 2019 at 11:14 PM #20

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    The Saturn V was a great flight all went very well.
     
  21. Feb 17, 2019 at 12:10 AM #21

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    Good time today... we started off be leaving a calling card at the welcome center... :)

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    Yeppers, it was a blast to watch fly.

    I only got around to flying one bird, the DarkStar Jr. on an AT-H170-M.
     
  23. Feb 17, 2019 at 12:11 AM #23

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    Yes, that new 7.5" Saturn is nice, very pretty flight Eric!

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