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Old 04-09-2014, 01:12 AM   #1
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Decided to ride the Vstrom this year and got it packed up and ready to head out. Heading out early in the morning, destination Americus, GA.


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Old 04-09-2014, 01:47 AM   #2
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Don: Cool,I'm at Mustangmans house getting ready to go, see ya tomorrow , Bubsteve
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Man oh Man -- maybe next year I will head there on the Blackbird... Sure wish I could be there.

Too many hobbies, and not enough time!
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Old 04-09-2014, 08:14 AM   #4
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Bub, see you and Mustang later today! wts, come on down! It's a fantastic event.

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Originally Posted by Don Sims View Post
Decided to ride the Vstrom this year and got it packed up and ready to head out. Heading out early in the morning, destination Americus, GA.
You need to get a motorcycle camping trailer Don







http://bestsmallcampers.com/2013/08/...e-campers-101/


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Originally Posted by CHELLIE View Post
You need to get a motorcycle camping trailer Don
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Originally Posted by CHELLIE View Post

I miss my gear driven cam 1999 VFR800. A great bike.

Too many hobbies, and not enough time!
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Old 04-10-2014, 12:33 PM   #9
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LOL Chellie.... Momma don't camp and I stay in Bill's Tashmaholcamper in the Team Cobra compound at SEFF. The rest of the time a two man portable tent is all I need.

Made it to SEFF late yesterday afternoon and spent too much time renewing old friendships and making new ones.

I'll start taking photos of the planes and pilots today. Watched Laine fly his Gianorm yesterday evening and one of the Canada guys fly another one last night that was all lit up with LED's also watched the Canada guys make "bombing" runs with small LED's last night. It was a hoot to see.


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Old 04-10-2014, 05:34 PM   #10
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How far is the nearest motel ? Camping to me is the red roof inn.

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Old 04-10-2014, 10:22 PM   #11
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There are several motels in Americus, GA which is about 8 miles from the field. Some years there are enough rooms in town, some it can be challenging booking one late.

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Old 04-10-2014, 11:49 PM   #12
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Don do you have a pic with a bigger person kinda hard to judge the size of the plane with a kid in it.



Laine can smack me around next year for this post.

Don hope you don't mind here's the link to the flight with this big boy.
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Old 04-11-2014, 12:44 PM   #13
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Don't mind at all Gramps! Link away! The more the merrier.

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Thanks Don here is the giant Norman doing some night flying. By the way did they do a group flight and if they did hope some one has it on video. What am I thinking Bildo must have some video waiting to edit and upload.
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Chellie-stop giving Don ideas. I'm embarrassed enough to be seen with him as it is, lol...

Gramps-the wingspan was 7' I think. They have a large presence, but actually aren't extremely large planes...I could probably transport one of those whereas my 84" Extra I can't...

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Chellie-stop giving Don ideas. I'm embarrassed enough to be seen with him as it is, lol...

Gramps-the wingspan was 7' I think. They have a large presence, but actually aren't extremely large planes...I could probably transport one of those whereas my 84" Extra I can't...
Thanks Crash I haven't talked to Coreman yet figure he needs some time to unwind from the SEFF trip. I will be seeing him soon to fly one of his new BluFo planes cut from the bouncy foam EPP.
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From Moonbeam over on RCG: http://youtu.be/daMSYG2l8rc

I wanna go next year !

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Come on over Hawk. Lots of Texas folks there!

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