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  1. Thread: Flying to A/V

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    You'll arrive considerably less stressed and (if...

    You'll arrive considerably less stressed and (if your C150 was manufactured before 1971) you'll probably have an excellent view of all the stressed-out Fisk approach landings, and not have to walk so...
  2. Thread: Flying to A/V

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    Great advice for sure guys, I have been watching...

    Great advice for sure guys, I have been watching the arrival videos on youtube and I have the, "New Notam" downloaded. I learned a long time ago, traveling for work, many times across the country,...
  3. Thread: Flying to A/V

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    Flying to A/V

    My plan; Fly from South Carolina to Oshkosh and into Airventure. I feel comfortable making the almost 1000 mi. trip alone in my Cessna 150, and as I explained to my wife, it's just a bunch of short...
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    Someone turned me on to this site, extreme tix,...

    Someone turned me on to this site, extreme tix, it's where you can book your improved site and they show diagrams of the sites available. I have never stayed on an improved site and the last time I...
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    I always take a long sleeve shirt and a pair of...

    I always take a long sleeve shirt and a pair of long pants, generally some type of jacket. Always keep a rain poncho with you, I usually keep a couple of the disposable ones with me at all times....
  6. Thread: EAA Tie Downs

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    I will check these out also, thanks, Dave.

    I will check these out also, thanks, Dave.
  7. Thread: EAA Tie Downs

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    These might be the ones I was thinking about....

    These might be the ones I was thinking about.
    Thanks
  8. Thread: EAA Tie Downs

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    EAA Tie Downs

    I remember seeing somewhere, a video or an article about how to make tie downs like the, "Claw," (I think that's what they were called) but I don't know where I saw it. A point in the right direction...
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    When will the latest A/V 2021 NOTAM be published?...

    When will the latest A/V 2021 NOTAM be published?
    Bob
  10. No one is on my ignore list, didn't even know...

    No one is on my ignore list, didn't even know there was one. Usually, if something is more than a couple of, short, paragraphs, I just skip it.
    Bob
  11. I have no clue. Perhaps the ramblings of a wise...

    I have no clue. Perhaps the ramblings of a wise man, a genius or an insane person. But he likes airplanes and is planning to attend AirVenture this year, that's good enough for me.
    Bob
  12. Echo what Airmutt said. I have a mesh backpack...

    Echo what Airmutt said. I have a mesh backpack that can handle anything I want to put in it, water bottles, cameras, tee shirts that I might buy and everything Airmutt said. I carry several...
  13. Thanks for the input. The KETO diet and...

    Thanks for the input. The KETO diet and intermittening fasting works great for me, although I do get a hankering for some sweets once in a while, but there's a KETO version for that too. Tons of info...
  14. Thanks Tim, always good to have options. Bob

    Thanks Tim, always good to have options.
    Bob
  15. Thanks Dave, I'll look into that as an option. If...

    Thanks Dave, I'll look into that as an option. If I do get to fly the 150, there may be a couple of 172's going also and I could put some of my gear in their plane. Also, there may be someone from...
  16. In 2018 I camped in the generator area, never...

    In 2018 I camped in the generator area, never used it, as a matter of fact, I had to put on long pants and a long sleeve shirt a couple of times. This year, if all goes as planned, I'll be camping...
  17. Thread: Oshkosh 2021?

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    Got to chime in here, in 2011, a friend and I...

    Got to chime in here, in 2011, a friend and I stayed at Sleepy Hollow Farms Camp Ground, we had flown in by commercial airlines and it was a long walk from SHFCG to the entrance of A/V. We seldom...
  18. Thread: Oshkosh 2021?

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    I feel for ya Randy ! Bob

    I feel for ya Randy !
    Bob
  19. Thread: Oshkosh 2021?

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    There are cabins for rent near by but you would...

    There are cabins for rent near by but you would need transportation to A/V. The exception would be Sleepy Hollow Farms Campground, it's adjacent to Camp Scholler and, at least a few years ago, would...
  20. Thread: Oshkosh 2021?

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    My situation with respect to attending Oshkosh in...

    My situation with respect to attending Oshkosh in person this year is not having a routine way to arrive and secure lodging. I have not owned or driven an automobile or held a driver's license since...
  21. For me, back in 1973 when I started working on my...

    For me, back in 1973 when I started working on my PPL, I would wash planes for flying time from the FBO, small town, small airport, I was 27 at the time and much more flexible and energetic, but it...
  22. Thread: Oshkosh 2021?

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    I'll be wearing the hat that reads, I didn't take...

    I'll be wearing the hat that reads, I didn't take the vaccine !
    Bob
  23. An option for you, there are generator sites that...

    An option for you, there are generator sites that allow 24 hr use of generators I believe. I had a pop up camper with A/C there in 2018 and I do believe I received a refund for time not used. It's...
  24. Dude, I'm not trying to get into a pi$$ing match...

    Dude, I'm not trying to get into a pi$$ing match here but, if you are finished camping, you are leaving the camp ground and not returning, why even stress out over what happens to the camp site that...
  25. Thread: Oshkosh 2021?

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    I would hate to be the one cleaning the...

    I would hate to be the one cleaning the windshield !
    Bob
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