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  1. Thanks for reminding me, he was getting a little...

    Thanks for reminding me, he was getting a little annoying......
  2. Unfortunately, there are enough other people who...

    Unfortunately, there are enough other people who are willing to pay from the beginning of July for the improved sites that it won't be changing anytime soon. I also have an issue with people being...
  3. The entire campground is nothing more than a way...

    The entire campground is nothing more than a way for the EAA to pull in as much money as possible. The policies on the improved sites is clearly meant to generate as much revenue as possible. It...
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    EAA suing the SOS Brothers?

    https://fox11online.com/news/local/eaa-sues-brothers-over-beer-venture-tent?fbclid=IwAR2UXyWhNWEPgOid37DbYNdj2ZFzdVJ8qp7o8bVxK1Mumuz63kJZ2dDwlM8


    Interesting that one of EAA's reasons for doing...
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    I, too, have dropped my AOPA membership due to...

    I, too, have dropped my AOPA membership due to the fee going way up.
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    A friend of mine arrived yesterday. Between the...

    A friend of mine arrived yesterday. Between the huge “24 hour generator, no tents allowed” section and the ever expanding “Improved” sites (@$67/night!) those of us with tents in our group are...
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    Paul's Woods is just a section of the regular...

    Paul's Woods is just a section of the regular campground and is available on a "first come, first served" basis like the rest of Scholler. That said, you'd need to be there on the day the camp opens...
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    Use caution! Two years ago a generator was...

    Use caution! Two years ago a generator was stolen from a friend on our campsite. Until then, I never worried, but it seems like the "family" feeling in the campground has diminished somewhat over...
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    To me, it's not a good idea to buy the tickets...

    To me, it's not a good idea to buy the tickets (flight line passes and such) in advance of the start of the event. Since these are non-refundable, you would lose the money if something came up that...
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    I'll have to ask him about that! I've known him...

    I'll have to ask him about that! I've known him around 10 years, in fact, he's flying the P-40 in my avatar. I'm sitting in the back seat :) I work on the B-17 that the Liberty Foundation...
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    It was Ray Fowler that flew it! This is not the...

    It was Ray Fowler that flew it! This is not the CAF plane, it was rebuilt using parts acquired from Walt Soplata (one fuselage and other parts) and from several crash sites, not to mention a lot of...
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    The XP-82 has flown!

    https://www.facebook.com/Xp-82-Twin-Mustang-Prototype-Project-44-83887-169791783063916/?__tn__=kC-R&eid=ARCwK6-Ik-0Q3Ein7MT9NMLvJ5Kwf1VWu0CRmqhsAZa6G9fjn7DQR-gOJRAVdB7luYNlq7wCKPTk-Qgb&hc_ref=ARSG-4uH...
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    EAA website unreachable?

    I got an email from the EAA yesterday saying that the EAA website was moving to a different server on Nov. 5, and I'd need to reset my password. It appears that the site was down yesterday (Nov 5)...
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    Yes, this is true, you pay from the time you...

    Yes, this is true, you pay from the time you reserve an improved site through the end of the convention. Not likely to change since the spots are usually all gone by opening day. As long as people...
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    Bill, I can't help on the T-6 time, but reading...

    Bill, I can't help on the T-6 time, but reading this post brought up a question about your Spitfire. How's the repair/restoration coming along? I've seen it at Oshkosh in the past and look forward...
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    A few years ago (maybe 3), on Sunday morning the...

    A few years ago (maybe 3), on Sunday morning the company that cleans the "Job Johnnies" went to each group of them in the campground and locked all but one toilet in every group. They haven't done...
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    Paid Actors can be nice people, too.... :D

    Paid Actors can be nice people, too.... :D
  18. I saw this from our campsite with a couple of...

    I saw this from our campsite with a couple of friends of mine. We were reminiscing about a similar event that we saw at Sun'N'Fun about twenty years ago--a B-1 did a similar low pass and appeared to...
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    They filmed a portion of one episode a couple of...

    They filmed a portion of one episode a couple of years ago at my local airport (KCNI) in North Georgia. They used our hangar and our T-6 for some of the background. The entire episode was a...
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    I'm also on a number of forums, both aviation and...

    I'm also on a number of forums, both aviation and automotive related (those are my two main interests). Virtually every one of them have rules in place to spell out what is acceptable and what is...
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    http://www.yourcooltees.com/shop/view_product/WHAT...

    http://www.yourcooltees.com/shop/view_product/WHAT-DOESN-T-KILL-YOU-MAKES-YOU-STRONGER-EXCEPT-AIRCRAFT-PROPS-THEY-WILL-STRAIGHT-UP-KILL-YOU-T-SHIRT?n=5265877&pn=1 It popped up on my FaceBook feed...
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    I'm also gonna have to agree with Bill on this...

    I'm also gonna have to agree with Bill on this one. While it's true that it's unlikely that any harm would come from casually leaning on a prop, it's not a good idea. Every prop needs to be treated...
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    Yes, "fairness" is very different depending on...

    Yes, "fairness" is very different depending on your point of view. Great for those who can afford to pay for a camp site weeks ahead of the show, and make the journey to stake out a site. Not so...
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    We arrived on July 18th and managed to get a...

    We arrived on July 18th and managed to get a decent spot, which turned out to be across the street from the Cirrus group. We saw some security that day, who seemed interested that we did not "stake...
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    We were in Scholler at 37th and Lindbergh (right...

    We were in Scholler at 37th and Lindbergh (right across the street from the Cirrus Party.........) and WiFi was very good up until the convention started...... After that, despite good signal...
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