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mini-z
2007.12.28, 08:23 AM
Join us at the Mini-Z Dojo (http://mini-zdojo.com/) for another Ann Arbor Mini-Z GTG on Friday December 28th, 2007. Bring your Mini-Zs, Iwavers, XMods, Micro-Ts, and Epochs, etc.

New people are welcome as always! Everyone is friendly and helpful and we have lots of fun! :)

NOTE: here's the easy to remember URL to keep up to date with our events: http://www.mini-zracer.com/annarbor

Please bring $10 to cover the cost of the race night (one fee for the whole night of practice and racing - a great value!).

The event starts at 7pm and is in Ypsilanti, MI (just southeast of Ann Arbor). The address is:
4130 Morgan Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Maps Google link (http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=4130+Morgan+Rd,+Ypsilanti,+MI+48197&ie=UTF8&om=1&z=14&ll=42.213707,-83.672218&spn=0.04221,0.076647&iwloc=addr)

NOTE: Morgan is a dirt road between Carpenter and Michigan Ave.

NOTE 2: Reminder that the Dojo is now in 4130 - park in the smaller lot to the right and use that door.

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Get your orders into http://Shop.TinyRC.com early and you can choose to pick it up at the GTG this Friday to save on shipping costs.

Post here to let us know what time you plan to come and what time you need to leave.

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This is the FINAL race of HFAY OLPS Season 4!

We will be doing HFAY OLPS Season 4 Race #12 (http://hfay.tinyrc.com/PointSeries/Season4/Event6/tabid/126/Default.aspx).

http://hfay.tinyrc.com/Portals/0/files/OLPS-S4-Race-12.jpg

Please note that we will be following the new schedule (http://mini-zracer.com/forums/showpost.php?p=271135&postcount=20):

Open Practice: 7:00PM - 9:15PM
Qualifiers: 9:30PM - 10:30PM
Fix cars and charge batteries: 10:30PM -11:00PM
Mains: Start at 11:00PM sharp

As such, I'd like everyone to post w/ the time that they plan to arrive, or any special considerations etc. (e.g. if you know you can't make it until 10pm, let me know and I'll charge some batteries for you etc.)

-Mini-Z :) :cool:

cvt01
2007.12.28, 01:52 PM
What is a good time to show up?

will3kgt
2007.12.28, 02:15 PM
I'll be there around 6 or 7pm.

cvt01
2007.12.28, 04:30 PM
The question is if Dave will be there to let us in. I spent once almost an hour watching some DVD of my daughter in the car waiting because I was too excited and showed up a little too early... :D

cvt01
2007.12.30, 12:21 AM
I uploaded 180 photos to the Flickr:
http://flickr.com/photos/20997481@N04/sets/72157603577481756/

I had to resize them to meet the upload quota. Still ~1600x1200 which will make good wallpapers but for printouts I will bring the original files to the next meeting on a DVD so if anybody wants some bring memory sticks with you.

There are some keepers but we definitely have to do this again so we can fix the ones I screwed up ;) - I did not realize how shallow the depth of field was when we did the closeups of the cars so on some of those not the entire car is in focus :(. Anyway I hope you guys will enjoy them don't hesitate to add comments in the flickr set.
John, I don't know how did you get away from me... I will hunt you down next time...

cvt01
2007.12.30, 12:51 AM
opsss flickr resized them to ~1024x768 sorry :(

Endo
2007.12.30, 11:01 AM
Pictures look so good!

But WOW I looked like hell :o
need more sleep lol

mini-z
2007.12.30, 04:06 PM
Awesome pics cvt! I wish you would have uploaded them to the Gallery here though...that way I could have deleted the ones w/ me in! In addition to missing Swider, there's none of you! :p Also, we need to add a disclaimer that the mayhem people see in the background is due to the fact that we literally just finished moving over to that building a few hours earlier - which Paulie and I can also use as an excuse - we had been at the Dojo for probably 14+ hours when those were taken, most of that time spent doing heavy lifting! :D Other than that one which I knew you took and am going to beat you for posting, I was surprised by a lot of the other ones, I hadn't noticed that you were taking pictures all of the time. Is there anyone who doesn't have a car pic yet - we need to do a HFAY Season 4 gallery/poster/something!? Cool!

mini-z
2007.12.30, 04:07 PM
Unrelated, there are still a few people who haven't paid for their 900s, please please please make sure that this happens before the weekend is over or I will seriously be quite upset. :rolleyes: :confused: If you're unsure about some other item etc., don't worry about it, but do make sure you get your 900s taken care of today at the latest please. :cool: