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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:23 am

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If it does rain... we can always improvise something...   like....let's talk over breakfast...  Omlets anyone ?

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 That sounds like a good plan B or a reason to come early 
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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Fri Jun 21, 2013 10:12 am


20°C
Feels like 24
P.O.P: 10%
Rain: -
Wind SW 15 km/h
Wind gust 33 km/h
Humidity 68%

New forcast for Saturday looks, marvelous, simply marvelous !



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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:39 pm

Stinger and I just finished preparing the field, everything is ready to go for tomorrow Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Sun Jun 23, 2013 3:43 pm

Thx 2  all for a great  Day. Loved it
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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Fri Jul 19, 2013 8:05 pm

The field has been cut, tonight, in preparation for Sun. July 21

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Sun Jul 21, 2013 12:04 am

Perhaps I should enlist the help of my Stuart to mow the field:D 
 
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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Sun Jul 21, 2013 12:33 am

That's the way to do it... I have a big back yard...got some spare time ?


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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:47 am

As of today, Aug. 20th, weather looks good, with a chance of rain Thurs. but a dry Friday and Sat.

The ground is dry here and "solid" so even a bit of rain Thurs. will not be a prob.

I am on vacation, so I can take my time Fri. afternoon to make sure we have the grass cut and ready for Sat.


Just keep watching the forum and website for updates, so far, so good.

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:50 pm

That was the sole reason I told you last time to put a mini diesel in that thing its radio control farm equipment
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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:56 pm

The rain that was forecast for today did not amount to anything, here.

Tomorrow is supposed to be good.

Sat. forecast as of tonight; Sunny, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind.

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:43 pm

Ian and I finished preparing the field, this afternoon.

Everything is in good shape, grass is cut short all the way back into the area where the tents are set up.

Everything is good to go.


Strato, don't forget your sun screen Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:44 am

Sorry to say Norma and I will  not be able to make the event today. The forecast shows a beautiful day and we hope everyone has a great time and will look forward to some pics:(
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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:58 am

That's unfortunate, looks like a great day for weather.

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Sat Sep 21, 2013 1:04 pm

Wayne and I checked the field at about 11:00 this morning.

The ground is still pretty solid in spite of the rain.

The rain is supposed to let up by dinner time and things should be in good shape as it dries up after that.

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Sat Sep 21, 2013 5:56 pm

It is 5:00PM as I type this and the rain has just quit.

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Sat Sep 21, 2013 6:30 pm

Yep, it is sunny in Kitchener for the last hour, coming your way Glen! sunny

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Sat Sep 21, 2013 6:34 pm

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Yep, it is sunny in Kitchener for the last hour, coming your way Glen! sunny

That's encouraging Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:13 pm

I cut the field today just to keep the grass under control.

That way, we should have it in good shape for whichever date we choose for the Oct. Meet.

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Sat Oct 12, 2013 7:20 pm

Got a "maintenance cut" done on the field this aft. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Thu Oct 17, 2013 9:06 pm


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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Thu Nov 07, 2013 8:32 pm

Unfortunately, we will have to cancel for the weekend of Nov. 9th & 10th because the field is in no condition to prepare or use.

We have received 3.36 inches of rain in the last 7 days, 3/4 inches fell last night., and the weather is not good for drying.

I checked the field out today and it is completely water saturated, with ares covered with standing water, even if it does not rain for the next couple days, it will not dry out enough to use.

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Fri Nov 08, 2013 8:42 am

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Fri Nov 08, 2013 9:02 am

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PostSubject: German Re-con Motorcycle   Sun Apr 13, 2014 8:04 pm





Well, it is a BMW, made 80 years after Kursk, but I was doing some re-con on it, today.


Bad news, the field is not ready for maintenance or use right now.

Good News, it was not as bad as I thought, no surface water, except in the creeks, but it is a bit "spongy".

Right now, it is 50/50, it may dry up for April 26th.

I will need to keep an eye on it to see how things are going, this week.


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PostSubject: Re: Battle Day Readiness ?   Sun Apr 13, 2014 8:10 pm

All in all it looks really good. You guys that take care of it deserve a lot of credit  Great Job!

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