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Taylortony
09-03-2004, 05:49 PM
Be Careful folks, thoughts are with you.. if you're staying, make all the precautions you can think off and a few you can't, but above all be safe... ok http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Taylortony
09-03-2004, 05:49 PM
Be Careful folks, thoughts are with you.. if you're staying, make all the precautions you can think off and a few you can't, but above all be safe... ok http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

tHeBaLrOgRoCkS
09-03-2004, 06:03 PM
RGR that! Heres hoping you weather this one out without serious incident.

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meh_cd
09-03-2004, 06:10 PM
Man, they are going to get whooped. Not to mention that the entire Space Shuttle fleet is there, but they should be fine.

TonyPiech
09-03-2004, 07:28 PM
I live in the Villages, FL between Orlando and Ocala. We'll probably get drenched & soak a lot more than whipped by the wind. Frances has moved down to a Cat 2 which is somewhat less severe even if you live on the coast. Were really going to get wet for a 2-3 day period, could be up to 20 inches of rain if all it moves is 4 mph.

BullShark 71
09-03-2004, 07:35 PM
Yep then its comin to get us wet,Im in Pensacola a safe distance from this one.

Well 2 more weeks is the peak of hurricane season so we should have a few more pumping off the coast off Africa before were in the clear.

Btw Tony you better watch close it could be category 4-5 over night.Ive seen it happen, and they say when there "jogging" like this that it could happen, may even stall on you a few days.

Anyways good luck down there and keep a boat close by http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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MK2aw
09-03-2004, 08:31 PM
Well I am in Miami Florida , after 3 days of hysteria (put it this way, I actually needed gas for my car but could not get any because the pumps ran out! I almost got stuck and had to use 1 gallon of lawn mower gas from a freind to get me home) I can safely say it was a great day for a sunny BBQ. the media just whips everyone in the state into a frenzy. They do it for the ratings, so if your just watching local news you would think it was going to be a direct hit on Miami anytime .....I feel bad for the people it will hit (even though it's winding down considerably)but the hysterics in the local media in Miami are unacceptable!

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BullShark 71
09-04-2004, 10:41 AM
I have to agree with that,the real damage will be from rain .The media this morning is all over this storm its kind of annoying I agree.I wouldnt be running from this one either though.We had one "Danny" category 1 a few back that sat on us for 3 days.

BullShark 71
09-04-2004, 11:26 AM
Also what is gonna do when it gets in the gulf rebuild so far we are the direct path when it crosses central Florida and enters the Gulf .We are looking at 48 to 72 hours hopefully it will not rebuild over the warm Gulf of Mexico and just stya a TS like its supposed to.

actionhank1786
09-04-2004, 11:29 AM
I agree, good luck to you all. Isnt this the 2nd Hurricaine in a month? I've been a bix lax with my news watching.
Anyways
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F19_Ob
09-04-2004, 12:01 PM
Seems to be lots of "weather" in those parts.
We dont have anything like that in Sweden.
Must be scary to live with that and not knowing if u or family will make it unhurt?

Hope my mate there will take care and be safe.
and that power wont be out too long this time.
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BullShark 71
09-04-2004, 03:30 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by actionhank1786:
I agree, good luck to you all. Isnt this the 2nd Hurricaine in a month? I've been a bix lax with my news watching.
Anyways
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Yes the 2nd of the season worth talking about.But for me Im in NW fla so weve been lucky so far.

As for"Ivan" it is alot further south which increases the odds of it getting in the Gulf http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/52.gifSo we'll just have to watch it it is supposed to be a major hurricane south of Cuba by midweek.
http://www.wunderground.com/tropical/tracking/at200409_model.html

VMF513_Whitey1
09-04-2004, 03:34 PM
bullshark, i live just mebe 10minutes east of pensacola. ever been to milton?? ya, well, thats where i am http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif good to know wont be the only flight simmer to go thru a hurricane if it comes here, i guess

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BullShark 71
09-04-2004, 04:07 PM
Cool man I knew there had to be someone close http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gifIm just at the back gate of Pensacola NAS ,off Blue Angel Pkwy.Anyways nice to meet ya and see someone near by!

And yes Ive been to milton a bunch ,even lived there when I was a kid about 25 years ago.

AdEridanus
09-04-2004, 11:07 PM
1:00AM and I Just got woken up by the first heavy winds and horizontal rain... if I can keep power through this I will be one lucky S.O.B.. Strangely, the sound of garage doors buckling is very soothing to sleep to. This can't be fun for the poor folks in the south who had a hurricane parked with them for the better part of today.

BullShark 71
09-04-2004, 11:26 PM
Yeah good luck!

We had the power out for a week one of those storms ,jeesh it sucked!

100 degree heat and mosquitos,buy ICE!

VFA-195 Snacky
09-05-2004, 01:39 AM
And exactly what do you think would happen if the media didnt say a word and the storm decided to hit Miami?? Then you would blame the media for not warning you or playing it down.
They warn you because it's very possible it could hit you.
A month ago we thought we were going to get wiped out here in Tampa until the last few hours when Charlie turned in and hit Ft Myers. The Media did exactly what they were supposed to do and got people the hell out of there.
You may think they are hyping it up, but they are saving lives.
Be thankfull you only had to worry about getting gas, some of us have to worry about our houses being here in the morning.


<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by MK2aw:
Well I am in Miami Florida , after 3 days of hysteria (put it this way, I actually needed gas for my car but could not get any because the pumps ran out! I almost got stuck and had to use 1 gallon of lawn mower gas from a freind to get me home) I can safely say it was a great day for a sunny BBQ. the media just whips everyone in the state into a frenzy. They do it for the ratings, so if your just watching local news you would think it was going to be a direct hit on Miami anytime .....I feel bad for the people it will hit (even though it's winding down considerably)but the hysterics in the local media in Miami are unacceptable!

MK2aw<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

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BullShark 71
09-05-2004, 06:54 AM
Well he means the media on every possible news station there is!

Gerraldo Riviera and the whole crew is a little much more than ususal.Theres always plenty of good news for storms but this is every channel,theres plenty more to cover around the world.Of course everyone monitors the media to see where the storm is going.

40 mph winds expected tonight ,and we havent even seen the first band yet

This storm is getting alot more attention than the average storm . I think he means that the news hysteria is to much .

VFA-195 Snacky
09-05-2004, 10:00 AM
I'm going to lose power soon. See you all on the flip side.

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BullShark 71
09-05-2004, 02:34 PM
Hey good luck bud!

Dunno what its gonna do next ,possibly rebuild in gulf,so Im fixing to be in the same boat maybe!

Keep an eye on "Ivan"

VMF513_Whitey1
09-06-2004, 12:35 AM
we got the fore winds of it today. wasnt bad, kept the day nice and breezy. Looks like we'll get the rain monday though. Which SUCKS b/c that means my day off from school to have fun will prolly be RUINED http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/52.gif

p.s. You didnt happend to get your name "bullshark" from all the bull sharks off p-cola beach did ya??

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crazyivan1970
09-06-2004, 12:37 AM
Good luck to all in Florida, Be safe!

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Call_me_Kanno
09-06-2004, 07:05 AM
Well I survived Frances and Charley. If you look at a tracking chart of these two hurricanes and notice where the two paths intersect, that's where I live.

Ok next up on the ol' hurricane battle is Ivan. And the weather people are already calling it Crazy Ivan, http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/88.gif

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TgD Thunderbolt56
09-06-2004, 07:09 AM
Update :The bulk of the storm has passed (still some slight rain right now). Quite a few trees down (like from Charley). Power went out Saturday and we're running our generator right now. Lots of flooding. There are at least 10 homes on my street that have 2ft+ water in their homes now. One of my squaddys (ColSabeth) has 2 trees down on his house that has jeopardized the integrity and is leaking water in his kitchen.

Rough times for us right now...and Ivan on the way. (Not the "Crazy" one either)

More later

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BullShark 71
09-12-2004, 11:31 AM
Well yes whitey "sort of" got my name there.I work (well was)on charter fishing boats as a deckhand,and before IL2 I used to do a thing called "fishing"hehe,but yes Ive caught a many of BullSharks in the Bay and Gulf.And also for the attacks made recently,

But not looking good for us as far as Ivan so far,hopefully it will lose intensity before landfall.And also not sure if its good or bad to be "in the track"this early ,because if they are right it would be the first time in history they were http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-tongue.gif

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BullShark 71
09-12-2004, 11:39 AM
3 models have it on the Fl/ala(pcola) border for our luck we need the eye west of us,anyways back to cutting plywood!

Taylortony
09-12-2004, 03:32 PM
Hope things are getting calmer now.. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif and we worry about a thunderstorm here or leaves on the rails http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gifhttp://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

PBNA-Boosher
09-12-2004, 03:45 PM
Keep safe everyone. And this is not OT.

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VF-10_Snacky
09-12-2004, 03:47 PM
Nobody here in Florida is safe this year. These 3 storms have seriousely impacted our economy which is based on Agriculture and tourism.
If Ivan does hit the Panhandle (where my parents live) I hope everyone is safe.
One thing is for sure, we floridians can take a lickin and keep on tickin.

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BullShark 71
09-12-2004, 03:56 PM
Yes we can,Ive been through 7 or 8 of them,Hurricane Opal wasnt the worst Ive seen but it knocked out power for a week and reallly messed up our barrier islands with the storm/tidal surge.This storm is gonna have very heavy surge and will be very costly to NW FlBeaches and the state aswell.The tides are already slightly above normal and there is already a swell from it ,and he's still south of Cuba.

Anyways alot can change in the path and intensity so we'll just have to see.

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LordOliver
09-12-2004, 09:40 PM
Still debating on taking the rest of my plywood down... and I'm near Daytona, heh...

Hope everyone down here faired well... that families are safe.

Those who live along the St. Johns near Seminole county... watch that water.

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LEXX_Luthor
09-12-2004, 10:34 PM
Ivan:: <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Good luck to all in Florida, Be sure! http://blitzpigs.com/forum/images/smiles/smokin.gif
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Jacksonville here.

Now what about the PATCH



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BullShark 71
09-13-2004, 04:02 PM
http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/52.gif ugh!


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TgD Thunderbolt56
09-13-2004, 04:15 PM
More Floridians on this board than I thought.

LordOliver, I'm in Port Orange. LEXX_Luthor, I still have a house in Orange Park.

Kanno, TX-Monguse, everyone. Hope all are safe and the damage isn't too severe.

I finally got my power back on Friday evening, cable on Saturday. A little damp rid and A/C and we're doing ok.

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capt_frank
09-13-2004, 05:07 PM
lake worth here...we caught francis' eye along with slots of others up and down the central coast of florida...

you REALLY can't imagine the sheer force nor terror of a hurricane UNTIL you live through it...thank God it degraded to a category 2 before it blew ashore.

the wife and i will not be here for next year's hurricane season. we've been talking about relocating to points north...this storm has solidified and accelerated our decision.

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VonKlugermon
09-13-2004, 06:23 PM
Latest postcard:

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Arm_slinger
09-13-2004, 06:41 PM
At least if you had your washing out, it'll be dry now http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gifpossibly

hope it goes away soon for you all

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Copperhead310th
09-14-2004, 03:12 PM
This Image will Auto update and follow Hurricane Ivans path.
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Taylortony
09-14-2004, 06:02 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by LEXX_Luthor:

:
_"Damn.....Where you did read about Spitfire made from a wood?
Close this book forever and don't open anymore_!_"_ ~Oleg_Maddox http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

I have hummed and haa'd about proving him wrong on this for ages as there was one that i have seen so what the heck, wasn't an original though..

prototype Spitfire, K5054. Construction began in 1981, and like the Isaacs replica, it is made entirely of wood, except for the metal engine cowling. The cowling hides a substantially-modified Jaguar V-12 car engine, rated at 400hp, which drives a two-bladed metal propeller. The all-up weight of this aircraft is somewhere around 2,500 pounds, compared to the original's 5,500. Authenticity was the by-word for this project - the replica follows K5054's lines very accurately, including the extended radiator intake, rudder horn balance and exhaust outlets. Again, original items have been used in the construction of Clive's masterpiece - pilot's seat (armour removed), instruments, and undercarriage. The aircraft was the subject of a book about Clive's project - a copy of which I have yet to track down! Plans for this aircraft have been sold, though it is not known whether any have actually flown.

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BullShark 71
09-14-2004, 06:43 PM
Yeah Im in Pensacola,there saying if we get a direct hit power could be out a minimum of 3 weeks.Either way the Hurricane force winds extend out 100 miles and they say we could see this force for 24 hours.

Damn and I was getting pretty decent at IL2aep http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif ,anyways guys thx for support and we'll keep you posted as long as possibe......

BullShark 71
09-15-2004, 07:24 AM
Well here we go!

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09-15-2004, 07:32 AM
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TgD Thunderbolt56
09-15-2004, 08:58 AM
Good luck mate...hold on and stay down!

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GvSAP_Wingnut
09-15-2004, 11:30 AM
Good luck Bullshark...

Latest update just moved me outside the "cone" on the western side... starting to breather a little easier. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/11.gif

BullShark 71
09-15-2004, 12:51 PM
Dude I almost changed my name to Swearengen! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

But yes getting the first few squall lines now.Expecting hurricane force winds for 12 plus hours http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/52.gif

But thx ,keeping head down!

BullShark 71
09-19-2004, 08:21 PM
http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif I made it,on generator righ now though so all Ill say is it was INTERESTING. Friggin railyard trains all u can eat?

tsisqua
09-19-2004, 09:31 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by BullShark 71:
http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif I made it,on generator righ now though so all Ill say is it was INTERESTING. Friggin railyard trains all u can eat?<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Bullshark, a brief message is in your pt's, Buddy.

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DxyFlyr
09-19-2004, 09:48 PM
All you Pensacola guys need to check in. Damage looks really bad there... and all the way through Ft. Morgan near Mobile.

I was wondering how the National Naval Air Museum faired? Their web site is still down. I read one report that 90% of the buildings at the Naval Air Station were severely damaged. No mention of the museum, though.

Anyone heard anything?

DxyFlyr
09-19-2004, 09:54 PM
Ah, just saw the other thread.