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Author Topic: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT  (Read 215009 times)
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« Reply #345 on: November 21, 2009, 08:23:39 PM »

Charles,  NO FLYING allowed.

Glen,  roger that my friend...but our here we do race on airport runways  cheers

Charles
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A/CBFALT, B/CBFALT, C/CBFALT, C/CFALT, C/CGALT,   E/CGALT, E/CFALT

Fastest Standing Mile at Ohio  203.343mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Loring 204.109mph

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« Reply #346 on: November 21, 2009, 08:36:30 PM »

Roof flaps and wings on cars are to keep them wheels down
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« Reply #347 on: November 21, 2009, 08:40:03 PM »

Charles,

If you low level fly overs Joe will call the FAA on you. grin

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« Reply #348 on: November 21, 2009, 08:45:34 PM »

Charles,

If you low level fly overs Joe will call the FAA on you. grin

Robbie



I should have enough weight low down that any reports to the FAA will be from the sonic boom from my new headers... not from a low altitude tower buzz..

LOL    cheers

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« Reply #349 on: November 21, 2009, 08:46:38 PM »

Some years back on the salt Gordon Hoyt was on a run in his modified roadster and a low flying chopper came down just over the car for a photo shoot and the prop wash caused the car to spin. To say Gordon was pissed off.....well you know and he never lacked for words.
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« Reply #350 on: November 21, 2009, 09:01:57 PM »

Some years back on the salt Gordon Hoyt was on a run in his modified roadster and a low flying chopper came down just over the car for a photo shoot and the prop wash caused the car to spin. To say Gordon was pissed off.....well you know and he never lacked for words.

Well my plans are to go fast enough that a news chopper can't keep up !!!   cheers

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Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
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« Reply #351 on: November 22, 2009, 01:17:00 AM »

Charles Darlin,

You just make sure that any low flying you do is with the wheels touching and if you don't have a pilot license...you can't fly low anyway!!  Also, make sure you don't go out the back door...you could get into trouble doing that...somebody might yell atcha.. or take your points away...or not let you run anymore for a few races...or....slap you silly for scaring everybody!!   shocked   rolleyes

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« Reply #352 on: November 22, 2009, 09:59:41 AM »

I wonder. . .

In '03 I was the "talent" in a photo shoot by Nikon - to introduce a new camera they were bringing out.  Part of their publicity included me riding the bike at 60-80 mph across the salt -- with their photographer standing on the landing skid of a helicopter and shooting frame after frame of me.  The chopper's skid was as close as 5' from me a good part of the time - and I wasn't unduly affected by the air blast.  It was a bit of a bracing feeling, knowing the craft was flying that close -- but the wind didn't make the bike bobble at all.


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« Reply #353 on: November 22, 2009, 11:01:21 AM »

John,  now that had to be a "blast"   evil

Where did you get that cool stool ? ,,, what a striking  TV Pose ?

Maybe we need to get some action shots and press like that at Maxton too?

It's only Nov 22 and I miss racing already !!!

Oh well back to the design table,,, got to get a head start on tomorrow....

Charles
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Fastest Standing Mile at Ohio  203.343mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
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« Reply #354 on: November 22, 2009, 11:13:04 AM »

That's just my regular rollaround stool for the shop/pit/  You can usually see it under me at Tech at Maxton.  Nancy took the photo of me, bike, and 'copter -- while Nikon was doing a video interview from straight-on.  It was fun, I admit -- they chased me up and down the salt - shooting photos from a Mustang convertible, a mini-van with the camera mounted on the end of a long pole and sticking out the side door -- so the camera could be almost on the ground (as we were moving along at 50 or 60 mph!), and from the 'copter.  They took something like 10,000 exposures and an hour or so of video over the two days -- all for ONE photograph they used in the magazine ad.  At least a dozen staffers -- and none but Nikon cameras were allowed on the scene.  If you had one that said "Canon" or "Kodak" -- they'd kindly ask your forbearance and then cover the "offending name with a bit of masking tape.  REALLY!

But they paid me just enough to pay for the spare engine I had to put in (I had blown up the race engine the week before, at WF).  Ah, fame has its' costs.
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« Reply #355 on: November 23, 2009, 09:42:57 PM »

Charles,

Hope everthing goes alright with your daughter's surgery this week.
We hope to come up after the holidays to get a R3 Rage and check out the Stude.
I will give you some warning and not just show up.

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« Reply #356 on: November 23, 2009, 10:46:50 PM »

Thanks  Robbie,, we are leaving the house at  5:10 in the morning, she has pre op check in at 5:40 and Surgery at 7:00am... If all goes well,, as planned she comes home on Wednesday afternoon. Be on crutches for 2 weeks or so.. Thanks for asking about her,,, Just let me know when you plan on coming up, I will be gald to give you the grand tour.. Call me a day or so ahead so I can be available,, the only 2 days that wont work in the next 2 weeks are Tuesday Dec 1st and Thur Dec 3rd.   (FRIDAY the 4th is perfect !!!!)

Talk soon,

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A/CBFALT, B/CBFALT, C/CBFALT, C/CFALT, C/CGALT,   E/CGALT, E/CFALT

Fastest Standing Mile at Ohio  203.343mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Loring 204.109mph

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« Reply #357 on: November 25, 2009, 07:25:57 PM »

Hey Kid,

Wishing your daughter the best and hoping she is doing well and will recover quickly.

Have a great Thanksgiving.

Please remember and pray for our country and our troops that make it possible for the rest of us to enjoy the time together.

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« Reply #358 on: November 25, 2009, 07:40:59 PM »

Thanks to all my LSR friends and family for the kind thoughts and prayers.  My Daughter Caity came home today about Noon. Yesterdays surgery went well and she should only be on crutches for two weeks. (hope this actually fixes the problem this time).

Yes this truly is a time of and for Thanksgiving.

I wish you all a very safe and Happy Thanksgiving

Charles

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Fastest Standing Mile at Ohio  203.343mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Loring 204.109mph

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« Reply #359 on: November 25, 2009, 08:12:25 PM »

Thanks for the update on your daughter.  Glad things are well.  It's always a worry when you hear about health issues.  Good health to all!

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