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GrizGriz Posts: 9,951 Admin
I live near the PGA National Golf Course where they're playing the Honda Classic this weekend. Last night I was out ridiing my bike for Rowdy's nightly run and noticed the lights of the blimp in the distance. Never crossed my mind before, but do they tether over night at these courses or find a field near by to tether for the night? It was still there at 11 pm.
The early bird may get the worm, but the Second Mouse gets the cheese. SW

:Griz

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  • hatcityhatcity Posts: 3,446 Captain
    just tie it off to a bulldozer at a nearby construction site.

    They normally tether nearby
    I was not born stupid, just had lots of practice
  • conchydongconchydong Posts: 14,435 AG
    If it was the Goodyear blimp, it probably came back to it's base in Pompano. Other blimps have traveling road crews and generally tether at nearby small airports. Goodyear would not want to pay for hotels and mobilizing their traveling crew when home port is near by.

    “Everyone behaves badly--given the chance.”
    ― Ernest Hemingway

  • PaxPax Posts: 74 Deckhand
    Blimp crew (not Goodyear) stays at the beachfront Best Western in New Smyrna when they're in for Bikeweek and events at the speedway. They leave it tethered at the local airport.
  • Tarpon65Tarpon65 Posts: 7,244 Admiral
    I bet that's a pretty cool ride late at night along the beach.
    Always Do Sober What You Said You'd Do Drunk. That Will Teach You To Keep Your Mouth Shut. - Ernest Hemingway
  • mindyabinessmindyabiness Posts: 8,020 Admiral
    You thinking about borrowing it?
    Arguing with idiots is like playing chess with a pigeon... No matter how good you are, the bird is going to crap on the board and strut around like it won anyway.
    I AM NOT A RACIST
  • GrizGriz Posts: 9,951 Admin
    You thinking about borrowing it?
    Think they'd mind?
    The early bird may get the worm, but the Second Mouse gets the cheese. SW

    :Griz
  • Tarpon65Tarpon65 Posts: 7,244 Admiral
    You thinking about borrowing it?

    My wife and girlfriend are both tired of going to the submarine races, so I thought I'd try something different.
    Always Do Sober What You Said You'd Do Drunk. That Will Teach You To Keep Your Mouth Shut. - Ernest Hemingway
  • mindyabinessmindyabiness Posts: 8,020 Admiral
    Griz wrote: »
    Think they'd mind?
    Not if you use the sign out sheet. Check the wind first and stay out of Cuban air space.
    Arguing with idiots is like playing chess with a pigeon... No matter how good you are, the bird is going to crap on the board and strut around like it won anyway.
    I AM NOT A RACIST
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