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General Discussion / Sept 4th field condition Labor Day Weekend
« Last post by Bob Blue on September 04, 2020, 01:11:32 PM »
 Just finished a grass cut trim of the field. Looks like excellent conditions and weather for a three day weekend of flying. Have fun.

 Bob
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General Discussion / Re: Field Update 7:30PM
« Last post by andy on September 01, 2020, 08:42:15 PM »
Thanks bob
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General Discussion / August 22 report
« Last post by Bob Blue on August 22, 2020, 03:18:09 PM »
  Went up Thursday, field was high, had been irrigated twice this week, grass high, irrigator wheel rut, cut it down Thursday. Went back Friday to spread cut grass. Went back today to flip and recut dead grass and member from Greenfield pulled in with his mower and he gave the field a lower cut and reflipped dead grass, field is excellent for planes with little wheels.
    The parking lot has a decent first cut, other runway was high, it got a first cut and will get several more next week. Will go up Monday and do more touch up mowing.

  Bob
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General Discussion / Field Update 7:30PM
« Last post by Bob Blue on July 31, 2020, 07:49:28 PM »
 Went up to mow at 10:30 AM , grass wet would ball , water on bigger leaves, pulled out, went home.  Went back at 5:30 PM , field had been mowed, looks nice ' parking lot and pits also had been mowed. The mower
man did a nice job. .   Did mow one outer portion of the parking lot and shot some round up at the tall weeds around the trailer and building. Will do a field check next weekend.  Field is ready for weekend flying   Bob
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General Discussion / Field update and August meeting , August 13th
« Last post by Bob Blue on July 29, 2020, 11:02:38 AM »
   Sorry I missed information and July meeting, have been on a shut down for the last 3 weeks because of the
extreme heat, stayed home in the air condition Went up to the field last night to check. They are irrigating  and
the grass is green. Will go up Thursday  or Friday morning and mow it for weekend use.  Will leave the rest for the mower man if this is weekend to mow.  August meeting will be on the 13th.

  Bob
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General Discussion / July 3rd Friday, Field Mowed, ready for this weekend
« Last post by Bob Blue on July 03, 2020, 03:21:40 PM »
   Checked about 10:00 am, field needed mowed. Up there at 1:30 PM and the hired mow man was  there, introduced my self as club member, help man back up mow helper.   We split the field up and everything looks good. Told him to send ART the normal bill.  Going to be hot and dry for the next week, shouldn't grow much.

    Bob
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General Discussion / Meeting tomorrow nite Thursday, Kellengerber
« Last post by Bob Blue on June 10, 2020, 12:44:05 PM »
 Field look good Monday morning, hope to see you tomorrow night..   Bob
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General Discussion / May meeting Results.
« Last post by Bob Blue on May 24, 2020, 07:19:13 PM »
    Had good meeting, total members 10. Had several older members who have been absent, are back to start
start flying again. Have 15 paid members now.  The field rent has been paid to Mrs Gearhart, and we have a mowing person who is mowing field every two weeks, at half the price of last year. So we should have a better year end balance than last year.  Plan to get to the field and shoot roundup and weed killer in the pit areas.
 June meeting at field, second Thursday of the month.  Bob
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 Field has a fresh mowing, parking area will be mowed this week.      Bob
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General Discussion / Roks field mowing, 4/20/2020
« Last post by Bob Blue on April 20, 2020, 04:48:39 PM »
  Field looks great   Thanks to the person who did most of the runway and pits, looks good. I did all the North end and South end of the runway, parking area and out to the road There will be some dried up dead grass on the ends, but it will be chopped up after the next 2 cuts. The field looks good for the week end, will check it again early next week. Will bring the trailer up next meeting any will haul the steel cabinets out.

      Our financial situation is looking better for the 2020 year, we still need more members to help the to help build our bank account grow and do some improvement like fixing fence and white paint on the ends of the shelter house. Our May meeting will be May 14th.

Bob  Blue
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