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[*] posted on 1-14-2017 at 11:25 AM
IBX 2017


Ivanpah Buggy eXpo 2017 is coming, are you ready?

See the countdown:

https://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/generic?iso=20170327T0...




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[*] posted on 1-14-2017 at 11:43 AM


Morrie, I was born ready. :wee:



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Born-Kite NASA Star-3 (1.5m, 2.5m, 3.2m, 4.0m; z-bridled for handle flying)

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Peter Lynn Bigfoot+ modified with VTT rail & seat kit (a seriously great performance upgrade), two sets of Sysmic rims (one set with BigFoot slicks for the "beach" of the Great Salt Lake and the other with 6-ply trailer tires for the Ivanpah playa), and BigKidKites AQR (because it keeps me in the bug and in my marriage)

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[*] posted on 1-14-2017 at 05:57 PM


It's all coming together! Can't wait for friends to be here and getting their wheels rolling.



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[*] posted on 1-24-2017 at 04:54 PM


I'm IN!

:bouncing::bouncy::bouncing:




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[*] posted on 1-24-2017 at 05:10 PM


I'm getting stoked! Got a quiver of Peak3s heading my way that will likely see their maiden flights at IBX. We've had way over 10 ft of snow in our Mountains in the past three weeks so it's looking as if I'm going to be skiing for a while.

Morrie (or somebody) - can you please confirm which night will be the event with food, raffle, fun, and games? I plan to come for three nights this year (only two last year) and want to make sure that night is one of them. Thanks!




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Born-Kite NASA Star-3 (1.5m, 2.5m, 3.2m, 4.0m; z-bridled for handle flying)

Buggy:
Peter Lynn Bigfoot+ modified with VTT rail & seat kit (a seriously great performance upgrade), two sets of Sysmic rims (one set with BigFoot slicks for the "beach" of the Great Salt Lake and the other with 6-ply trailer tires for the Ivanpah playa), and BigKidKites AQR (because it keeps me in the bug and in my marriage)

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[*] posted on 1-25-2017 at 08:31 AM


I'll check with Bobby about this. Since we're starting the event one day earlier I'm not sure if the dinner and raffle are still on Friday night or it's moved back a day.Will let everyone know as soon as I know.



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[*] posted on 1-25-2017 at 08:51 AM


I'm getting ready




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[*] posted on 1-25-2017 at 10:59 AM


Yes! The dinner will still be on Friday night. We changed the days of the event because so many attendees travel on Saturday.



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[*] posted on 1-25-2017 at 11:23 AM


Quote: Originally posted by BeamerBob  
Yes! The dinner will still be on Friday night. We changed the days of the event because so many attendees travel on Saturday.


Thanks Bob! I think I'll come down Wednesday and come back up Saturday. Whupp! :wee:




Kites:
Born-Kite LongStar-2 (3.5m, 5.5m, 7.5m, 9.5m, 12.5m);
Born-Kite NASA Star-3 (1.5m, 2.5m, 3.2m, 4.0m; z-bridled for handle flying)

Buggy:
Peter Lynn Bigfoot+ modified with VTT rail & seat kit (a seriously great performance upgrade), two sets of Sysmic rims (one set with BigFoot slicks for the "beach" of the Great Salt Lake and the other with 6-ply trailer tires for the Ivanpah playa), and BigKidKites AQR (because it keeps me in the bug and in my marriage)

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[*] posted on 1-25-2017 at 04:05 PM


I got an update today to expect the details for the hotel discount code on Thursday or Friday. I'll pass it along as soon as it's nailed down.



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[*] posted on 1-25-2017 at 05:55 PM


Thanks for everything Bobby!



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[*] posted on 1-25-2017 at 07:19 PM


Thank you Morrie!

I got the agreement late this afternoon and just have to sign and return it in the mornin to get the code. Progress!




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PL Phantom 6m, 12m, 15m, Big Blu 24m+, Synergy 10m, Venom 10m, 13m , Phantom II 6m, Vapors 2.7, 3.2, 3.8, 4.5, 5.4, Crosskite Sonic 7m, PKD Combat 10.3m
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[*] posted on 1-25-2017 at 07:22 PM


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[*] posted on 1-25-2017 at 07:28 PM


Quote: Originally posted by BeamerBob  
Thank you Morrie!

I got the agreement late this afternoon and just have to sign and return it in the mornin to get the code. Progress!


Bob - just out of curiosity, is the discount code only good at Whiskey Pete's or also at the Primm Valley Resort? I stayed at Primm Valley Resort last time and liked their Pancake House for breakfast. Excellent BIG omelets really lay in a firm foundation for the day on the Playa.




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Born-Kite NASA Star-3 (1.5m, 2.5m, 3.2m, 4.0m; z-bridled for handle flying)

Buggy:
Peter Lynn Bigfoot+ modified with VTT rail & seat kit (a seriously great performance upgrade), two sets of Sysmic rims (one set with BigFoot slicks for the "beach" of the Great Salt Lake and the other with 6-ply trailer tires for the Ivanpah playa), and BigKidKites AQR (because it keeps me in the bug and in my marriage)

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[*] posted on 1-25-2017 at 10:26 PM


The discount code is only for Buffalo Bills. You are still able to stay at Primm Valley or just go there for breakfast. I need to try these omelettes!



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[*] posted on 1-26-2017 at 12:19 PM


Quote: Originally posted by BeamerBob  
The discount code is only for Buffalo Bills. You are still able to stay at Primm Valley or just go there for breakfast. I need to try these omelettes!


Cool beans. I meant to write Buffalo Bills. Assuming it's still there, the restaurant I'm referring to in Primm Valley Resort is The Original House of Pancakes, not to be confused with IHOP. They bake their omelettes in an oven so they come out large, fluffy and super yummy. They also have some sort of apple cake that comes out practically like a wonderful hybrid between an apple pie and a giant thick pancake.




Kites:
Born-Kite LongStar-2 (3.5m, 5.5m, 7.5m, 9.5m, 12.5m);
Born-Kite NASA Star-3 (1.5m, 2.5m, 3.2m, 4.0m; z-bridled for handle flying)

Buggy:
Peter Lynn Bigfoot+ modified with VTT rail & seat kit (a seriously great performance upgrade), two sets of Sysmic rims (one set with BigFoot slicks for the "beach" of the Great Salt Lake and the other with 6-ply trailer tires for the Ivanpah playa), and BigKidKites AQR (because it keeps me in the bug and in my marriage)

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[*] posted on 1-26-2017 at 07:32 PM


Primm also has a buffet with made to order omelette, fresh donuts, fried chicken, pork chops and a huge helping of bacon.

I tricked John into going there during Thanksgiving. I think he liked it.

Oh yea...the waitress asked if we were brothers...because we are both bald.

Funny lady.

Did I mention bacon!!!

Steve...I will eat with you every morning. Where ever you are, I will be!
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[*] posted on 1-26-2017 at 09:10 PM


Did you say BACON - save some for me pleezze:D



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[*] posted on 1-26-2017 at 09:34 PM


Quote: Originally posted by jeepersjoey  
Primm also has a buffet with made to order omelette, fresh donuts, fried chicken, pork chops and a huge helping of bacon.

I tricked John into going there during Thanksgiving. I think he liked it.

Oh yea...the waitress asked if we were brothers...because we are both bald.

Funny lady.

Did I mention bacon!!!

Steve...I will eat with you every morning. Where ever you are, I will be!


Right there with ya brotha. You had me at BACON!! :piggy:




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Born-Kite LongStar-2 (3.5m, 5.5m, 7.5m, 9.5m, 12.5m);
Born-Kite NASA Star-3 (1.5m, 2.5m, 3.2m, 4.0m; z-bridled for handle flying)

Buggy:
Peter Lynn Bigfoot+ modified with VTT rail & seat kit (a seriously great performance upgrade), two sets of Sysmic rims (one set with BigFoot slicks for the "beach" of the Great Salt Lake and the other with 6-ply trailer tires for the Ivanpah playa), and BigKidKites AQR (because it keeps me in the bug and in my marriage)

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[*] posted on 1-27-2017 at 06:19 AM


I rudely forgot you Randy. Absolutely you have to eat with us.

The times we all spent at the Pancake House last year are among my favorite.

9:30am every morning!

Quote: Originally posted by KAZEDOKA  
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Quote: Originally posted by jeepersjoey  
I rudely forgot you Randy. Absolutely you have to eat with us.

The times we all spent at the Pancake House last year are among my favorite.

9:30am every morning!

Quote: Originally posted by KAZEDOKA  
Did you say BACON - save some for me pleezze:D


Oink oink! :piggy: :piggy:

Totally agree!




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Born-Kite LongStar-2 (3.5m, 5.5m, 7.5m, 9.5m, 12.5m);
Born-Kite NASA Star-3 (1.5m, 2.5m, 3.2m, 4.0m; z-bridled for handle flying)

Buggy:
Peter Lynn Bigfoot+ modified with VTT rail & seat kit (a seriously great performance upgrade), two sets of Sysmic rims (one set with BigFoot slicks for the "beach" of the Great Salt Lake and the other with 6-ply trailer tires for the Ivanpah playa), and BigKidKites AQR (because it keeps me in the bug and in my marriage)

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[*] posted on 1-28-2017 at 01:31 PM


Wife gave the go ahead! Looks like I'm coming to IBX boys! I get off the ship on the 28th. Probably gonna stay at Buffalo Bills. Still gotta work out the logistics. WOOOOT!! Is it wrong for a grown man to be gitty?



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[*] posted on 1-28-2017 at 02:36 PM


Quote: Originally posted by Blitzhound  
Is it wrong for a grown man to be gitty?


Hell no! It's expected out of boys, young and old. If you don't get excited about IBX then I'd want to check your pulse. Glad you will be making it!! :thumbup:




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Born-Kite LongStar-2 (3.5m, 5.5m, 7.5m, 9.5m, 12.5m);
Born-Kite NASA Star-3 (1.5m, 2.5m, 3.2m, 4.0m; z-bridled for handle flying)

Buggy:
Peter Lynn Bigfoot+ modified with VTT rail & seat kit (a seriously great performance upgrade), two sets of Sysmic rims (one set with BigFoot slicks for the "beach" of the Great Salt Lake and the other with 6-ply trailer tires for the Ivanpah playa), and BigKidKites AQR (because it keeps me in the bug and in my marriage)

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[*] posted on 1-28-2017 at 02:45 PM


Quote: Originally posted by Blitzhound  
Wife gave the go ahead! Looks like I'm coming to IBX boys! I get off the ship on the 28th. Probably gonna stay at Buffalo Bills. Still gotta work out the logistics. WOOOOT!! Is it wrong for a grown man to be gitty?


Glad to hear you're coming and it's required to be excited!




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Quote: Originally posted by Blitzhound  
Wife gave the go ahead! Looks like I'm coming to IBX boys! I get off the ship on the 28th. Probably gonna stay at Buffalo Bills. Still gotta work out the logistics. WOOOOT!! Is it wrong for a grown man to be gitty?


Glad to hear you're coming and it's required to be excited!




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[*] posted on 1-29-2017 at 12:46 PM


On a flight as I write this SLC-SAN and we just passed directly over Lake Ivanpah! Yes, I got "gitty". :D

My seat mate had driven by it a couple of weeks ago and said it was covered in water from some big rains. Looked all dried out now.

Getting excited! :cool:




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Born-Kite LongStar-2 (3.5m, 5.5m, 7.5m, 9.5m, 12.5m);
Born-Kite NASA Star-3 (1.5m, 2.5m, 3.2m, 4.0m; z-bridled for handle flying)

Buggy:
Peter Lynn Bigfoot+ modified with VTT rail & seat kit (a seriously great performance upgrade), two sets of Sysmic rims (one set with BigFoot slicks for the "beach" of the Great Salt Lake and the other with 6-ply trailer tires for the Ivanpah playa), and BigKidKites AQR (because it keeps me in the bug and in my marriage)

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[*] posted on 1-29-2017 at 01:43 PM


Nice! We got the "Eyes in the sky" Ivanpah condition report! Thanks windstruck. I'll be on a plane Tuesday. Ketchikan Alaska to Portland Oregon! Headed home for a few days!



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[*] posted on 1-29-2017 at 03:47 PM


Almost all the standing water is gone. It's still damp and soft but should be back to rideable within 3-4 days.



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Quote: Originally posted by BeamerBob  
Almost all the standing water is gone. It's still damp and soft but should be back to rideable within 3-4 days.


Bob - after a flood / dry cycle like this does the Playa end up rougher, smoother, or something different. Not asking for a dissertation but I suspect there are multiple factors in play (wind, temps, etc) that make the mud dry better or worse for our purposes.




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[*] posted on 1-30-2017 at 12:26 AM


The short answer is that it's different every time. I'm sure there is a formula of how fast it dries and how much wind hits it while it's soft as well as sunshine, but I don't know any of the cause and effect to guess the outcome.



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