# Need a helping hand on the West coast

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#### Bigshu

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No, your best bet is to go see Dick and Sharon and the boys, bring a couple of six-packs, tell them you bought a right and proper WW1 replica project designed by Mr. Baslee, ensure them that you will of course be bringing that project back home to the global epicenter of WW1 replica activity, put the six-packs down on the workbench...and borrow one of their trailers.
That's pure genius! I've been out to Liberty Landing talking to a Hummel builder, but there weren't any Dawn Patrol folks there at the time. I got a hangar tour though, which is what put the bug in my head to get a Baslee design. I'll reach out and see what can be worked out.

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#### Victor Bravo

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That's very gracious of you Pilot-34.

#### Pilot-34

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I sent you a PM if you want to call me

#### Pilot-34

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And now I feel like a complete horses patootie
First one dispatcher called me up and let me know they can’t to get me a truck out of the LA area
A second dispatcher called me up and told me they had a load for me so not to be mad at the first dispatcher because they didn’t have a truck
I think they thought I was upset about not getting a load out and apparently they went through a lot of extra effort to find me one
So now I feel like a complete horses but telling you that I am not going to be able to move it this weekend.

#### Pilot-34

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On the upside I spent a while looking at the picture of the plane in the U-Haul and it looks to me like that could easily easily be loaded in a pick up truck you might want to use a few cross pieces to adjust the height of things but it looks like it’s doable

#### Rockiedog2

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The day it hit 122 degrees was rather epic......Our JT8 powered 737s were parked for a few hours since we didn't have operating charts for temps that high.
I was there
The Boeing charts topped out at 121.
3 hours hanging around the ramp office drinking hot coffee.
Go figure...

#### Bigshu

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And now I feel like a complete horses patootie
First one dispatcher called me up and let me know they can’t to get me a truck out of the LA area
A second dispatcher called me up and told me they had a load for me so not to be mad at the first dispatcher because they didn’t have a truck
I think they thought I was upset about not getting a load out and apparently they went through a lot of extra effort to find me one
So now I feel like a complete horses but telling you that I am not going to be able to move it this weekend.
No worries, but thanks anyway for the offer! I expect to make the trip sometime after LAbor Day, if things show signs of calming down. I saw this morning on the news that Cali had surpassed 600K confirmed cases, but it can't go on forever.

#### Victor Bravo

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Traffic on the freeway here (LA area) is starting to get a little more crowded than it's been for the last few months, if that is any indication. We can't just set the cruise control at 75 and leave it for 30 miles until we hit our off-ramp. We actually have brake lights here again (oh happy day...).

#### Bigshu

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Watching the news this morning, I was alarmed by how rapidly the wildfires have spread, and how difficult the pandemic is making the response (can't use prison firefighters due to Covid in the prisons) and how distancing requirements are slowing the response down. It looks to be north of the folks in Fresno, but situations can change rapidly. I hope everyone out in Cali is safe and sound!