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ZigZagMarquis  (D License)

Oct 8, 2010, 5:52 PM
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Re: [fossg] Cal City Hangar 1 Oct 2010 [In reply to] Can't Post

Well, if he got shot at the DZ sometime around the same time, it may have been him.


fossg  (C 16560)

Oct 10, 2010, 9:37 AM
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Re: [ZigZagMarquis] Cal City Hangar 1 Oct 2010 [In reply to] Can't Post

Never heard that story


rapter  (D 11825)

Oct 10, 2010, 5:39 PM
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the Reed boys had a disagreement with him, and they were fighting over a gun, the gun "went" off, the bullet went through the bill of the hat pulling his hair out the top of his hat,.. good times

Stop by the hanger today, it was open, they were having "the Mojave Film Festival" out there, no people, they were showing a movie.


(This post was edited by rapter on Oct 10, 2010, 5:44 PM)


ZigZagMarquis  (D License)

Oct 10, 2010, 5:46 PM
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Re: [rapter] Cal City Hangar 1 Oct 2010 [In reply to] Can't Post

So there were TWO shootings at Cal City!

Wow! Never knew that...

Crazy


rapter  (D 11825)

Oct 10, 2010, 5:48 PM
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At least 3 , if youu count Andy A. and Art,.... and all most one more, but she never hit me,.....


ZigZagMarquis  (D License)

Oct 10, 2010, 5:53 PM
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Re: [rapter] Cal City Hangar 1 Oct 2010 [In reply to] Can't Post

Yeah... forgot about Arty... Frown sorry.


rapter  (D 11825)

Oct 10, 2010, 6:06 PM
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In reply to:
Yeah... forgot about Arty... Frown sorry.

As long as we speech there names, they will never be forgotten,..................


ZigZagMarquis  (D License)

Oct 10, 2010, 6:08 PM
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Re: [rapter] Cal City Hangar 1 Oct 2010 [In reply to] Can't Post

So who was it again that shot at you??

Mary Beth??


rapter  (D 11825)

Oct 10, 2010, 6:19 PM
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Re: [ZigZagMarquis] Cal City Hangar 1 Oct 2010 [In reply to] Can't Post

No, never gave Mary Beth a reason to shoot at me,..

she was an old girlfriend, who was up set about who else I was dating,...


(This post was edited by rapter on Oct 10, 2010, 6:26 PM)


ZigZagMarquis  (D License)

Oct 16, 2010, 7:04 AM
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5999 Curtis Place [In reply to] Can't Post

... knowing the street address to what used to be Skydive California City came in handy yesterday... Crazy






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ZigZagMarquis  (D License)

Oct 17, 2010, 2:24 PM
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Gordon Foster [In reply to] Can't Post

I ran into ol' Gordon Foster in the grocery store today. He even had an old Skydive Cal City t-shirt on. Smile

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9n1PL77kCA


JerryBaumchen  (D 1543)

Oct 17, 2010, 3:26 PM
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Re: [ZigZagMarquis] Gordon Foster [In reply to] Can't Post

Hi Zig,

Re: Gordon Foster

Do you remember when he ran the ad that said:

If you don't read this ad your ripcord will catch on fire!

I always thought that was some unique advertising. It got your attention, anyway. Tongue

JerryBaumchen


ZigZagMarquis  (D License)

Oct 17, 2010, 5:19 PM
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No, can't say as I remember that one, but it does sound good.


ZigZagMarquis  (D License)

Nov 14, 2010, 7:05 AM
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1PM still at it [In reply to] Can't Post

Found these on YouTube... good to see the old girl still at it! Wink

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHG0MJGiypA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVBiEp_4VSA

Not sure what DZ it was at, but looks like it was posted about a month ago.


Also, from the Flying-V-Ranch...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_xOM6Rh_lE


ZigZagMarquis  (D License)

Nov 25, 2010, 6:14 AM
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Three Years [In reply to] Can't Post

Its been three years.

Frown


ZigZagMarquis  (D License)

Nov 27, 2010, 1:25 PM
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Who??? [In reply to] Can't Post

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29quQ3Nntxg


ZigZagMarquis  (D License)

Dec 16, 2010, 10:44 AM
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Anyone got 600K burning a whole in their pocket? [In reply to] Can't Post

N121PM For Sale!



http://www.controller.com/...p=DHC-6&setype=1


howardwhite  (C 3896)

Dec 16, 2010, 11:10 AM
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Re: [ZigZagMarquis] Anyone got 600K burning a whole in their pocket? [In reply to] Can't Post

http://www.dropzone.com/...ge.cgi?ID=102479;d=1

HW


ZigZagMarquis  (D License)

Dec 16, 2010, 2:08 PM
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Re: [howardwhite] Anyone got 600K burning a whole in their pocket? [In reply to] Can't Post

Yeah, well, like I said on YouTube... technically, she's been "for sale" for as long as I've known her to be owned by Van Sr or Jr... everything has its price... Wink


Maybe a bunch of us could pool our money... buy her... stick her on a pole at the Ol' Cal City DZ?

Crazy



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howardwhite  (C 3896)

Dec 16, 2010, 3:09 PM
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Re: [ZigZagMarquis] Anyone got 600K burning a whole in their pocket? [In reply to] Can't Post

I've made too many jumps out of 121PM -- and am too familiar with her history -- to want to see anything but her flying jumpers.

HW


ZigZagMarquis  (D License)

Dec 16, 2010, 3:16 PM
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Re: [howardwhite] Anyone got 600K burning a whole in their pocket? [In reply to] Can't Post

In reply to:
I've made too many jumps out of 121PM -- and am too familiar with her history...

... ummm, yeah... me too... Tongue


But seriously, if its time for her to go out to pasture, maybe she could be mounted on a stick outside the USPA Skydiving Museum? Wink


howardwhite  (C 3896)

Dec 16, 2010, 4:40 PM
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Re: [ZigZagMarquis] Anyone got 600K burning a whole in their pocket? [In reply to] Can't Post

There are already plans for an Otter in the museum. But it should be a crashed one, not one that still can fly.
It's not the USPA museum; it's an independent entity, even though it will be next to USPA.

HW


ZigZagMarquis  (D License)

Dec 16, 2010, 5:30 PM
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Re: [howardwhite] Anyone got 600K burning a whole in their pocket? [In reply to] Can't Post

In reply to:
There are already plans for an Otter in the museum. But it should be a crashed one...

A crashed jump plane... Crazy Sorry, I'm a bit too superstitious about such things. Doesn't sound like a good idea to me.


In reply to:
It's not the USPA museum; it's an independent entity...

That's good! Wink


NickDG  (D 8904)

Dec 21, 2010, 9:37 AM
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Re: [ZigZagMarquis] Anyone got 600K burning a whole in their pocket? [In reply to] Can't Post

When I die I'd like to be stuffed and placed into that museum. Maybe in a nice diorama. You know, beer in one hand a joint in the other and a crappy old trailer in the background . . .

NickD Smile


ZigZagMarquis  (D License)

Dec 21, 2010, 9:43 AM
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Re: [NickDG] Anyone got 600K burning a whole in their pocket? [In reply to] Can't Post

... and a 3-legged dog at your side!??

Tongue


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