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PostSubject: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Tue Jun 30, 2015 10:57 am


Saturday, July 18th, 2015


Set up begins at 9:00am. Last salvo is fired at 4:00pm




Cam Am Tank Club BattleDay Schedule
9:00 - 9:30 set up
9:45 - 10:15 1st battle
10:30 - 11:00 2nd battle
11:15 - 11:45  3rd battle

1 hour Lunch time - Social

12:45 - 1:15 4th Battle
1:30 - 2:00 5th Battle
2:15 - 2:45 6th battle
3:00 - 3:30 7th battle
3:45 - 4:15 8th battle - final battle of the day
Clean up - 4:15




* Please watch the forum and website for any changes.*


Please let us know if you can or can not attend!





For those who haven't paid yet we are also collecting Membership Dues - $25.00 for the year.

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HL "Golden" Pan-Tiger   |   M16 Halftrack   |   HL Panzer IV   |   Tamiya KV-1   |   Tamiya Tiger


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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Tue Jun 30, 2015 11:12 am

I shouldn't have any problems making this one, can't wait to get back on the field again. bounce

I even came up with a new battle game to play that I call "Field Marshal" Twisted Evil

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Wed Jul 01, 2015 4:46 am

Comin!

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Wed Jul 01, 2015 11:12 am

I'm in and my Sherman has just been upgraded... Buck is back!

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Wed Jul 01, 2015 11:35 am

I should be there. Dean, how is the new gears ? Should I get one too ? My Sherman runs fine but is way too noisy.
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Wed Jul 01, 2015 12:44 pm

I have just fitted them, testing this afternoon...Only complaint great gear set up old stock motors but we will see how it is geared this afternoon...

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Tue Jul 07, 2015 4:50 pm

At the last gathering the recoil on Norma's KT was acting up. This week I took a look at it and discovered the plastic gears in the servo had been stripped. Also it had been pointed out to me previously the recoil movement was backwards ( the barrel was spitting out when firing rather than recoiling ). So now the new servo is mounted correctly and the recoil action looks good.
As I was demonstrating this to Norma she happened to mention " you know you are going to your niece's wedding on the 18th "   Whaaaaat? Shocked
Guess we will miss this battle day ,have fun and we'll see you guys next time Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Sat Jul 11, 2015 3:10 pm

In another day or two, I'll start paying close attention to the forecast so we can make a call on the weather and getting the field cut and ready.

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Sun Jul 12, 2015 8:40 pm

forecast looks good Glen, I will bring my mower and come down early and give it a nice little final haircut with my bagger to make it easier... :-)

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Sun Jul 12, 2015 11:45 pm

My forecast says 60% chance of rain, and the only day they are predicting rain over the next 7 days...... :-(
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Mon Jul 13, 2015 9:13 pm

Assuming the weather is OK, I plan to get things ready and will be there to open things up and can stay for a bit, but I have a lot going on right now and may not be able to stay.

If I can't stay, I will be back to lock up in the afternoon.

Won't know for sure until closer to the day.

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Tue Jul 14, 2015 1:13 pm

Hey Glen, is it possible to have a rain-out back-up plan inside the community center hall ? However much I would like to play outside, if it is raining it would still be alright to have a chance to play a little inside.

Maybe that is a different "membership" level with the center ?

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Tue Jul 14, 2015 1:24 pm

I could still come if a rain out too. Just be good to see and talk to everyone and run around a bit...

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Tue Jul 14, 2015 4:14 pm

Glen B wrote:
Assuming the weather is OK, I plan to get things ready and will be there to open things up and can stay for a bit, but I have a lot going on right now and may not be able to stay.

If I can't stay, I will be back to lock up in the afternoon.

Won't know for sure until closer to the day.
I am in a similar boat I plan to be there in the morning, and possibly lunch.
I will bring the hot dogs buns and condiments.
Some one else please bring an extra set of BBQ tools.

I will probably not bring my tent ( too much work ) I have to unpack and repack the car then go to my grand daughter's birthday in Barrie then continue on to the cottage near Dorset. ( Packing and repacking is no longer fun at 71, if it ever was)

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Tue Jul 14, 2015 9:07 pm

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Hey Glen, is it possible to have a rain-out back-up plan inside the community center hall ? However much I would like to play outside, if it is raining it would still be alright to have a chance to play a little inside.

Maybe that is a different "membership" level with the center ?

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We are able to hold events indoors and have done so in the winter.

I don't know if we could do it on short notice but could check.

For those that have not been indoors at the Black Creek Centre, the space is smaller than at the venues we have had in Kitchener.

I have sent a question by email to see if the indoor space is available, as a contingency, not sure how it will go but will post what I get back from them.

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Wed Jul 15, 2015 9:02 am

The weather has now cleared here in Kitchener for Sat. so maybe one more day and it might clear for Ft. Erie too...

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Wed Jul 15, 2015 9:40 am

Mine just went up for Fort Erie....... Now it is 70% mostly in the morning. It was 60% before.....  :-(
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Wed Jul 15, 2015 9:57 am

Yea, it looks like the system is speeding up so that means originally it said rain all day Sat. now in the morning, give it another day and it all might be concentrated into Friday I hope...

So from what I can see Wayne, Glen, you, me, Jordan, Derek, xxgg, and maybe one other are the only ones up for this?

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Wed Jul 15, 2015 10:04 am

When I met xxgg he sais he is going to try to make it. lesteryz suppose to come by and check out my M26 that is for sale.
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Wed Jul 15, 2015 10:06 am

Anybody else, check in please! :-)

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Wed Jul 15, 2015 10:27 am

I am sorry to say that I will be unable to make the next 2 battledays due to manpower shortages Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Wed Jul 15, 2015 10:39 am

You must be low man on the totem pole over there! LOL! Everybody else gets vacation days eh? :-)

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Wed Jul 15, 2015 11:11 am

I am the low man, but this year we went from 8 people to 3....
 So alot more weekends need to be covered by the few of us.
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Wed Jul 15, 2015 12:26 pm

MikeC wrote:
Mine just went up for Fort Erie....... Now it is 70% mostly in the morning. It was 60% before.....  :-(


Don’t forget when the weather says 60% or70% chance for rain, that’s highest chance it will reach for the day (remember there are 24 hours in a day).
 
It could be 60% chance of rain for one hour out of the day (5 in the morning or noon or 9 at night), but they still call it 60% chance for the whole day.  You need to wait until the day gets closer to when they are able to break the weather down by hour by hour to see the real picture.

It's not only the weather we watch for on Battleday, but the days leading up.  If the weather prevents the field from getting ready it makes it hard.

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday - July 18th 2015   Wed Jul 15, 2015 12:33 pm

Yep...

I can still bring my mower to give it a haircut battleday...

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