Genego

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Gear

  • Main Canopy Size
    135
  • Reserve Canopy Size
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  • License
    D
  • License Number
    10375
  • Licensing Organization
    USPA
  • Number of Jumps
    6235
  • Years in Sport
    36
  • First Choice Discipline
    Formation Skydiving

Ratings and Rigging

  • IAD
    Instructor
  • Tandem
    Instructor Examiner
  • Pro Rating
    Yes
  • Rigging Back
    Senior Rigger
  • Rigging Chest
    Senior Rigger

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  1. Genego

     Dave Dewolf

    As did many many others I got my Rigger Rating from Handsome Dave. I came back to his loft for several years after to help teach. Dave loved jokes, but wasn't the best at punchlines. One night after class, Dave was in the loft, (which was in his basement), and he heard two jokes back to back. The first was "I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous" and the second was "I'm an atheist, Thank God!" He bounded up to the kitchen and loudly announced "I'd give my right arm to be an atheist!!!" The next year I taught I was looking in his desk for something and I found 3X5 cards of jokes with the punchlines,,, He will be missed.
  2. Genego

    Ear Pain (from pressure)

    Having had similar problems I would encourage you to consult with an Ear Nose Throat Doctor. It may be more that just an allergy type problem. I discovered that I had nasal polyps which required different medications to remediate the problems.
  3. Genego

    JOKE OF THE DAY CLUB

    How many Californians does it take to screw in a light bulb? None, Californians screw in hot tubs. I dated a twin for a while. People always asked if I could tell them apart. I said that it was easy, Sharon always painted her nails red, and Bob had a Dick. I live with fear and terror, but sometimes I leave her and go skydiving.
  4. Genego

    Anyone know this rigger?

    Think I found him for you. Sent a PM with the name and address. Also found the rigger with LPW symbol, second PM sent to you I live with fear and terror, but sometimes I leave her and go skydiving.
  5. Fair Winds and Following Seas, Sailor.
  6. Genego

    Stowless magnetic bag

    Not to belabor the obvious, but a forum search for stowless bag, magnetic bag, or lazy bag returns a huge number of entries. Some of these may help you find the information you need. gene I live with fear and terror, but sometimes I leave her and go skydiving.
  7. Genego

    Time for me to learn something new

    As I recall the tool is for putting pins into cones, at least I've used it for that (many years ago). Use the tool to push out the temp pin, then put the end of the ripcord pin against the tool and push it back out with the pin. Might consider asking Handsome Dave DeWolfe, I'm sure he's got a box full of them somewhere. Benny I live with fear and terror, but sometimes I leave her and go skydiving.
  8. Genego

    Sky Hi in Kansas History

    Jim Garrison did jump for a while at the Independence Memorial Airport, which is no longer in existence due to urban sprawl. Jim worked at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence MO. I am sorry to report that Jim was killed while riding his motorcycle to the airport, he was struck and killed by an unlicensed driver. This was in the mid 1990s, I haven't been able to find the exact date. Sad
  9. Genego

    A packers tip question

    http://www.dropzone.com/forum/Skydiving_C1/Gear_and_Rigging_F6/Rigger-roll_for_canopy_P4223510/ I live with fear and terror, but sometimes I leave her and go skydiving.
  10. Genego

    550 microline or 500 Vectran for Vengeance?

    http://performancedesigns.com/faq.asp#5 Clickified I live with fear and terror, but sometimes I leave her and go skydiving.
  11. Homeless. I live with fear and terror, but sometimes I leave her and go skydiving.
  12. http://www.benchmade.com/products/5 This looks to be similar in type, if you can't find the one you're looking for. It also functions as a bottle opener for "Beer Thirty". I carried one of these as a police officer and they are very sharp. I have no relationship with the Benchmade company, This is only my personal recommendation. I live with fear and terror, but sometimes I leave her and go skydiving.
  13. Learn tensile strengths of materials. Heard Handsome Dave ask a (female) rigglet what the tensile strength of type 13 webbing was, and she replied after a few moments thought "Wicked strong". The more book learning you can do before hand, the better off you will be. It's easy to study the FAR's, and other material when you can't do anything else. The course will teach you the mechanics of packing and sewing, but the FAA written test is going to be on the FARs. If you've got that down already, then that's one less thing you've got to try to cram into the course. Nylon is hygroscopic, readily absorbing moisture from the atmosphere. It will also readily absorb moisture from your hands, some lotion at the end of the day isn't a bad idea. You'll have a great time, Handsome Dave has forgotten more about rigging than most people know. You can open a Poynter's Manual at random point to a picture of some esoteric hardware, and Dave will say, "Ya, I got one of those right over here." 1. Dave loves jokes, so come prepared with your best. 2. Don't leave your rig unattended around the loft, back in the day we managed to put every shot bag in the loft and a fire extinguisher in a student packed NB6 rig before he had it checked by an instructor. 3. Sewing patches with a hangover is a bitch, be forewarned. Another former DeWolfe student and instructor. I live with fear and terror, but sometimes I leave her and go skydiving.
  14. Genego

    22-mile, 36-km jump today, LIVE here:

    Funnest thing I've see in a while. I live with fear and terror, but sometimes I leave her and go skydiving.
  15. Genego

    Square reserve

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8kVUMrjCLI Made it click for ya! I live with fear and terror, but sometimes I leave her and go skydiving.