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wes.  (C 106209)

Oct 19, 2006, 6:18 AM
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Probly been posted before but lets your favourite picture this is one of my favourites its of the royel marines displey team back in the 80s
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dragon2  (D 101989)

Oct 19, 2006, 7:07 AM
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Just a few of this year. Note the airplane in the first pic it was flying circles around us Smile
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BillyVance  (D 18895)

Oct 19, 2006, 7:21 AM
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Here are a few of mine.

First one is over Biloxi, MS on the beach.

Second one is the SC state record.

Smile
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Premier faulknerwn  (D 17441)
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Oct 19, 2006, 8:12 AM
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My favorites are always of my friends geeking the camera - this one for example... I've got tons of these types..


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chuckbrown  (D 19538)

Oct 19, 2006, 8:14 AM
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My favorites are always of my friends geeking the camera - this one for example... I've got tons of these types..

Forget something? Gettin' old sucks, don't it.


Premier faulknerwn  (D 17441)
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Oct 19, 2006, 8:22 AM
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Nah - my photo was 180 kb instead of the required 120 so it didn't go! Unfortunately I had to crop the heck out of it to manage to make it into the correct size :-( So it doesn't look nearly so nicely framed now!!!


CaTo  (D 81811)

Oct 19, 2006, 12:40 PM
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Just a few of this year.

so for once I am in the pictures in stead of behind (underLaugh) the cameraWink


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dragon2  (D 101989)

Oct 19, 2006, 12:44 PM
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Just a few of this year.

so for once I am in the pictures in stead of behind (underLaugh) the cameraWink

So make a few of me sometime (hint) Laugh

I just bought a diablo 120, should be a decent crw canopy Cool Maybe I'll put dacron center and a-lines on it Devil


selbbub78  (C 34824)

Oct 24, 2006, 6:33 AM
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Second one is the SC state record.

Smile

i love that pic as well. one of my favorites too! Smile

CReW SKies,
bubbles


quack  (D 589)

Oct 24, 2006, 11:11 AM
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Those are some great shots!

Mine would be the one I use in my avatar. It's my 1000th, taken from the ground. The other is of my old team, taken in Eloy by Mike McGowan.
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dragon2  (D 101989)

Oct 24, 2006, 12:27 PM
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How'd you manage that, were you using deathstraps? Or "just" leglocks? Looks very kewl Cool


plastic  (D 10050)

Oct 24, 2006, 1:10 PM
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Hi,

This is one of my 8-way team Cenobites training at langar last year after returning from a successful training camp in Russia.

Plastic


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BillyVance  (D 18895)

Oct 24, 2006, 1:26 PM
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How'd you manage that, were you using deathstraps? Or "just" leglocks? Looks very kewl Cool

They look close enough to each other to be using just leglocks. Very difficult to do. Pretty cool being able to pull it off!


quack  (D 589)

Oct 24, 2006, 6:16 PM
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How'd you manage that, were you using deathstraps? Or "just" leglocks? Looks very kewl Cool

We got into a 3-way stack, and the top two guys get into a parabatics grip with their legs. They both hang onto my leading edge while getting into the grip and gently split the canopies, so that it didn't go directly into a downplane (good safety tip). Then I got really light on the toggles to help them 'pull' me up. Once my canopy snuck in between theirs I just hung onto their legstraps, one in each hand. From there on the two outside guys have total control with their toggles and I'm just along for the ride!

When the thing goes downhill, it goes!


quack  (D 589)

Oct 24, 2006, 6:28 PM
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How'd you manage that, were you using deathstraps? Or "just" leglocks? Looks very kewl Cool

They look close enough to each other to be using just leglocks. Very difficult to do. Pretty cool being able to pull it off!

Thanks! The best part is when it's time to break. The middle guy just lets go of their legstraps and swings out. I swear you think you're going to go completely around, like on a playground swing as a kid.Shocked


CaTo  (D 81811)

Oct 25, 2006, 11:45 AM
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just three out of many, it's hard to find 'the best crw pic' since every picture can have something special
This first one I really like since it has a different angle: taken from the front, and shows the whole team in action Sly
the second one was one of the first try-outs with a fish-eye. And of course the natural pose for a crw-dog after a successful jump: showing off for the camera Laugh
and then the third is more a try-out of being artistic Tongue blue is obviously my favorite color Cool


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BrianM  (D 661)

Oct 25, 2006, 5:13 PM
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How'd you manage that, were you using deathstraps? Or "just" leglocks? Looks very kewl Cool

They look close enough to each other to be using just leglocks. Very difficult to do. Pretty cool being able to pull it off!

Here's a few closeup crops of the same formation done the same way, both before and after downplaning it. I've included a few uncropped shots too.

I'm the middle person in all of these.
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quack  (D 589)

Oct 25, 2006, 10:16 PM
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Those are really good shots of the grips. I'm betting you learned it from the same person I did!


BrianM  (D 661)

Oct 25, 2006, 11:19 PM
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I'm betting you learned it from the same person I did!

Now I wonder how you figured that out??? Wink


StefB

Oct 26, 2006, 2:28 AM
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Thanx for these exceptional shots!!! Just installed them in the wallpaper folder ;-)


plastic  (D 10050)

Oct 26, 2006, 3:58 AM
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Nice, outstanding photo's.

plastic


BillyVance  (D 18895)

Oct 26, 2006, 8:25 AM
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Nice, outstanding photo's.

plastic

Yep... awesome! How did the cameradude keep up with them?


BrianM  (D 661)

Oct 26, 2006, 10:22 AM
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How did the cameradude keep up with them?

You mean when it's in a downplane? He doesn't. He starts off very close, is flying a small canopy, and spirals hard. It still gets away from him, but not before he gets some decent pictures.


Cacophony  (D 23912)

Oct 30, 2006, 10:09 AM
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How'd you manage that, were you using deathstraps? Or "just" leglocks? Looks very kewl Cool

They look close enough to each other to be using just leglocks. Very difficult to do. Pretty cool being able to pull it off!

Here's a few closeup crops of the same formation done the same way, both before and after downplaning it. I've included a few uncropped shots too.

I'm the middle person in all of these.

Those pictures are sweet! I'm jealous!


skibumhass  (E License)

Nov 3, 2006, 9:15 PM
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blew me away
real nice


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