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by BudRob
Fri Mar 19, 2021 8:02 am
Forum: Safety and Incidents in flight
Topic: Saturday's incident
Replies: 10
Views: 384

Re: Saturday's incident

Yes those who helped out did a good job of getting help fast and keeping Vrezh stable until professional help arrived. However he would have been in better shape when they arrived if we had medical oxygen (or any oxygen) to give him. We don't have any on site but we will very soon. We now have a pro...
by BudRob
Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2020 Summary
Replies: 2
Views: 354

2020 Summary

2020 was a tough year for obvious reasons. However, our club continued to operate safely by adopting a few safety measures. The most important one ensures the safety of drivers and passengers on the way to launch. Everyone is required to wear a mask that covers both nose and mouth. Additionally, the...
by BudRob
Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: Toyota Hide a Key Set Found in Parking Lot
Replies: 0
Views: 668

Toyota Hide a Key Set Found in Parking Lot

Yesterday I found this hide a key pouch laying in the parking lot. It had apparently been placed under a car using peel and stick Velcro. However the heat caused the sticky stuff to let loose and the key pouch fell off. If they are yours, give Rob Burgis a call.
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by BudRob
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: Found Toyota key on road to Launch
Replies: 0
Views: 439

Found Toyota key on road to Launch

This key was found by a pilot on the road to launch a few days ago. If it's yours, contact Rob Burgis
by BudRob
Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Covid 19
Replies: 1
Views: 461

Covid 19

SHGA recommends and requests that everyone in the LZ wear a face mask when in groups or within six feet of anyone else. PLEASE!! Don’t infect friends or other pilots with the Coronavirus. Wear a mask to protect others from YOUR germs. Masks are not to protect the wearer from others. Be considerate. ...
by BudRob
Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Moyes Litespeed RX3.5 Price reduced
Replies: 2
Views: 1124

Re: Moyes Litespeed RX3.5 Price reduced

Sold!
by BudRob
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Moyes Litespeed RX3.5 Price reduced
Replies: 2
Views: 1124

Re: Moyes Litespeed RX3.5 Price reduced

See reduced from $3,200 to $2,900
by BudRob
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Moyes Litespeed RX3.5 Price reduced
Replies: 2
Views: 1124

Moyes Litespeed RX3.5 Price reduced

2013 RX 3.5 Pro - second sail. This sail is a little over 3 years old and has 280 hours. The glider has: carbon outboard leading edges, carbon sprogs, carbon leading edge inserts, full zoom control frame with carbon base bar. This base bar also includes my own custom hardwood skids that keep the bar...
by BudRob
Fri Dec 27, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Year End 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1495

Re: Year End 2019

For the record, this was a TEAM effort. I had plenty of help from a lot of others! I just wanted to hi-light what our board of directors ( and non board members) have accomplished this year. We work to make this a better place for all.
by BudRob
Thu Dec 12, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Year End 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1495

Year End 2019

So I had this speech I was going to make during the Christmas party, but the microphone was missing a cable and people seemed to be having too good a time with partying; so I decided just to put it in writing instead. A lot has been accomplished this year. We did have several unfortunate accidents t...
by BudRob
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Holiday party time?
Replies: 5
Views: 1168

Re: Holiday party time?

The party ends when we stop having fun!

The tent is up and there are heaters inside.
by BudRob
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Holiday party time?
Replies: 5
Views: 1168

Re: Holiday party time?

We should have everything ready by 5 pm
by BudRob
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Safety and Incidents in flight
Topic: Emergency Procedures
Replies: 4
Views: 1337

Re: Emergency Procedures

By popular demand, the mountain rescue procedure has been placed into the launch site first aid kit, located on the north side of the wooden bench. This procedure outlines what to say to a 911 operator to get a Los Angeles County rescue helicopter in the air without delay. The GPS coordinates for la...
by BudRob
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Katherine Yardley - Sad News
Replies: 16
Views: 3751

Katherine Yardley - Sad News

Yesterday, Katherine was found floating unconscious during a snorkeling outing with a friend, while vacationing in Hawaii. CPR efforts were unsuccessful. No additional details are known at this time but an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.
by BudRob
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Dahlsten Cup Postponed until Sunday
Replies: 0
Views: 1151

Dahlsten Cup Postponed until Sunday

The weather is just not doing what we hoped today so we are pushing the contest off until tomorrow
by BudRob
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Safety and Incidents in flight
Topic: Emergency Procedures
Replies: 4
Views: 1337

Re: Emergency Procedures

These suggested changes will be made on our website and the 2 posted areas within the LZ.

It's nice to get a reality check from someone with Mark's experience. Thanks Forger!

Rob Burgis
President SHGA
by BudRob
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: Folding knife with belt clip
Replies: 0
Views: 1298

Folding knife with belt clip

Found in LZ last Sunday near the area where the barbeque was done. Please see Rob Burgis if it is yours
by BudRob
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Litespeed - SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 1353

Litespeed - SOLD

Litespeed 4S, carbon outboard leading edges, carbon sprogs, full zoom frame with carbon base tube. ALL wires recently replaced. Glider is owned by Dave Froschauer and has 150 hours. This sail is in REALLY GOOD condition. Anyone who knows Dave knows the care he takes with anything he owns. Dave is st...
by BudRob
Fri May 31, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New LZ Drinking Fountain
Replies: 3
Views: 1251

New LZ Drinking Fountain

As promised, there is now a filtered water (carbon) drinking fountain attached to the south end of the outdoor utility sink. Below is a description from Wikipedia as to what carbon removes and does not remove: Active charcoal carbon filters are most effective at removing chlorine, particles such as ...