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  1. Randy, as I sat in the Interstate 195 area, one...

    Randy, as I sat in the Interstate 195 area, one of the conductors going by pointed out the Oshkosh Cottonwood tree (or something to that effect). Was that you?
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    I want to add that this event is the peak of my...

    I want to add that this event is the peak of my year. Always has been since the days of riding the "tram" from the N 40 which was then not that far north, and the tram was a flat bed farm wagon...
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    Banned "conveyances" in abundance

    If there is a rule, I am all for universal enforcement. After Sunday night, many conveyances are not allowed on the grounds. The banned conveyances include (captured from website).....


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  4. First off, what I am about to suggest......I have...

    First off, what I am about to suggest......I have NEVER tried. Each year, I get to OSH a day earlier than the last year. If I live long enough, soon I will be arriving the day after OSH ends (for the...
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    Ripon to Fisk

    I am hopeful that the new procedures will help our arrivals, but Ripon to Fisk is unchanged. So I looked up the Standard Railroad Gauge for the US. It is 4'-8 1/2". So when you are over the tracks,...
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    I remember jumping on a moving "haywagon" pulled...

    I remember jumping on a moving "haywagon" pulled by a tractor, and that is how you moved around from parking to display areas. I remember NO DRINKS on the flightline, which was anywhere you needed a...
  7. Since nobody smarter than me has answered...

    Since nobody smarter than me has answered this.....Flying Ron did give me a reply about the "urban myth" shared with me by my Vintage volunteer spies, that EAA was making plans to do as you suggest...
  8. Don't forget to print out a VAC sign. You can get...

    Don't forget to print out a VAC sign. You can get the artwork for that on the EAA website. What I do is I use the other side of the sign for the VFR sign which you will need on your departure. The...
  9. Robert I will strongly recommend Vintage as a...

    Robert I will strongly recommend Vintage as a parking area. Close to ultralight field. Close to Tall Pines Cafe. You will be walking or bussing to the camp store. Tramming to light sport and fly...
  10. Robert, i looked at Google Earth and from an...

    Robert, i looked at Google Earth and from an extreme location in the south west corner of Scholler, to the gate near the bicycle parking corral, it is about 1 mile, straight line. But remember that...
  11. Talked with someone at this little place...

    Talked with someone at this little place yesterday. Assume Mrs S. She said "yes", they would be open during AV.
  12. Very sad to hear about Ed, very sad. We shall see...

    Very sad to hear about Ed, very sad. We shall see if I hear back from my phone message. The little food court they had there was a favorite of mine and I hope comes back. Yes, I have never camped...
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    One thing you do NOT want on your mind is a...

    One thing you do NOT want on your mind is a concern for fuel. I arrive at Ripon with two hours of fuel, period, and one year that was not enough and I ended up at a holiday inn in Madison, only about...
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    I am a "195'er" and our four rows basically...

    I am a "195'er" and our four rows basically straddle the Magoo taxiway, as Ron said. My memory, which might be fuzzy, recalls that our northern rows are "parking only" with camping allowed south of...
  15. De Relleumtdats (Stadtmueller) camping?

    Does anyone know if the Stadtmueller camping/parking is going to be operating (across from Ultra Light Red Barn) . There was an urban myth two years ago that EAA might have bought that property. I...
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    Accessible Parking at Airventure

    I am posting for a friend who, along with his wife, has mobility issues and they are heading to Airventure for the first time this year. Their question is what is the best time to arrive at the...
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    How about the Segways? Did not see many but did...

    How about the Segways? Did not see many but did see them. I would assume that they fall into the same category as bikes after the event get's serious on Monday morning. Also, the E Cigarette ban...
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    It certainly is timing, and of course, the...

    It certainly is timing, and of course, the occasion to actually leave the warbirds area and mix with the riff-raff might help the odds. I am not in the warbirds group but I expect that the...
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    Well.....I saw him on two occasions. He is pretty...

    Well.....I saw him on two occasions. He is pretty busy, wouldn't ya' think? Possibly he was not aware that the Warbirds paid his salary. Maybe he did not have the proper attire.:rollseyes:
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    7911 Hope this is better. The red arrow is...

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    Hope this is better. The red arrow is the entry to the campground mentioned above (too tired to type that name in here :cool:

    The diagonal street is Waupun. The north south street is...
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    Also, it is DE Relleumtdats, with is Stadtmueller...

    Also, it is DE Relleumtdats, with is Stadtmueller backwards. I had one of their cards around here. It is located at the junction of Knapp and Waupun. I have a google earth screen shot that will...
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    EXACT ADDRESS: that campground is right across...

    EXACT ADDRESS: that campground is right across the street from the Ultralight Red Barn. No way to miss it. There is also a sort of Food Court there where you will see me at least twice during the...
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    I am with you Glider. Got patches from way back,...

    I am with you Glider. Got patches from way back, just like you. Remember jumping on the flatbed wagons pulled by a farm tractor? Remember the handheld kitchen sink shower sprayers (with very little...
  24. D2K, don't laugh but if you recall the old...

    D2K, don't laugh but if you recall the old Saturday Night Live skit (back when that show was funny)...."cheezeboogie, cheezeboogie, cheezeboogie, no fries, chips, no coke....PEPSI". If you remember...
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    If I was in Vintage (which I will be)....I would...

    If I was in Vintage (which I will be)....I would park in the little lot at the Ultra Light Red Barn. When it came time to leave, I would walk my bike to my plane. I cannot imagine that being an...
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