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Old 02-13-2010, 12:48 PM
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Default Getting ready for Pheonix Q40 race.

Wheres all the excitement? Probably the biggest race of the year!

My fleet getting ready, Two for me as I plan on planting one and one for Dave Shadel.

Gary Schmidt and Jim Allen already have theres hopefully they all fly well as I am learning this stuff all over again.

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Old 02-13-2010, 02:08 PM
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Default RE: Getting ready for Pheonix Q40 race.

I'm (Scott Hartman) planning to get there on Tuesday. I have 3 ready to go.

Several from the Wichita and Kansas City area have said they are going.

I'm going out today to break in the engines.

See you there!
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Old 02-13-2010, 02:12 PM
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What did you do, run out of yellow or orange paint and have to finish with the other? HaHa Looking good!
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Old 02-13-2010, 02:20 PM
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Paint is expensive, sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do!

I will be there wednesday hope they make it to saturday.

come on gues post some pics of your fleets!

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Tom S and Grunk Strega ready for PNX
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Two new Proud Birds Cal Speed Pros....
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Two new Proud Birds from Cal Speed Pros....
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lookin' good, guys - wish I was going to be able to be there. Maybe next year..
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Old 02-15-2010, 06:52 AM
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Of course the king pin of all teams will be there. Someone has to drink all the beer, while you losers are trying to race! LOL... see you boys in a couple weeks.
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Ya'll have fun, hate to miss another race.
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Here are my 3 Proud Birds that are ready to go.

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I'm with Dave, another year without a trip to Phoenix.. Oh well, maybe next year...

Good luck to everyone..
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I shipped this red beauty to Phx. someone has to win best of show..! LOL..

Here is another pic for you internet racers.. I believe this was a flyoff for 3rd, at last years Phx shootout..? lane 1 - Matias Salar pushing for Scott McAfee....Lane 2 - Travis Flynn pushing for Fred Burgdorf.... Lane 3 - Gary Freeman Jr. pushing for Dan Kane.
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that's a good looking plane! Good luck to all of you going
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Hello Everyone.

To all those attending to PHX please dont forget to pack your video and photo cameras to keep posted all others who can´t attend this year.

Kind Regards.
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ORIGINAL: luv to race

I shipped this red beauty to Phx. someone has to win best of show..! LOL..
I know I haven't been there for a few years but I don't remember a doll for best of show It's a nice looking plane though..

I'll probably be sitting in the shop during the race looking at my AR-6 plug with a couple beers making nelson noises.. On the up side, I probably won't hit #3
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Shorten that right wing in your avatar Lee, its driving me crazy!!!
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The wings are the same, it might have distorted when I re-sized it. The other problem is it's a different color than the other side which doesn't help.

Hopefully I'll have some better pics coming that I can replace it with..


Is this better? Maybe you would prefer red?

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That better Lee!!! How about a yellow one!!!
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ORIGINAL: PylonDave

That better Lee!!! How about a yellow one!!!
Yellow, green, purple, whatever ya' want, I can do 'em all.
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But Pylon Dave.... Those other views aren't really important...THIS is the only view of Lee's new airplane that you will ever see... as it blows by all of those "antiques"

Have a GREAT time in Phoenix. Maybe someday I'll be good enough to join you all. Until then, I'll just do the CAD design work and practice, practice, practice.
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I plan on seeing that view of Lee's planes at least once per heat...as I'm lapping him with my AR-6!
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ORIGINAL: garys

I plan on seeing that view of Lee's planes at least once per heat...as I'm lapping him with my AR-6!
Och Gary!!

You did notice that Mr. James didn't say anything about who was flying it right.. Besides, didn't your AR-6 meet it's demise in FLL?
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I like how Gary put in "at LEAST once"

Ouch is right.

Best of luck to all.
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Gary... what did we say about "drunk" posting? and don't take too long passing Lee, dirty air can be a *****.

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