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  • in reply to: DashCams #26373
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    I use a GoPro Hero5Black which I have in a housing bolted to my Tow Hook, which is screwed into the frame. The Tow hook attachment is made by the same firm that manufactured the Tow- hook. The waterproof housing was bought off e-Bay.

    I use the GoPro remote to start and stop the video. I used to review the video post session after parking in the paddock, but with a larger volume memory card now in the camera, I just set it in the morning and forget it until I’m ready to go home, starting and stopping the camera as required.

    After the day ends, I remove the camera, re latch the housing, and unscrew the tow hook.

    I download the raw video off the card that evening, and therefore have an empty card for the next day. I spend snowy winter days editing the footage, and analyzing my mistakes.

    in reply to: Shannonville Fridays #26372
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    I’m interested in a “road trip” to a new track as well.

    I’m very happy with our own DE days at Mosport (CTMP), but I’d enjoy a different track to enhance my driving skills. Any opportunity to apply skills at a different venue would be very much appreciated.

    in reply to: Amazing DE This Past Weekend (June 2016) #15873
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    I completely concur with WW- I was in the Green run group, and words cannot describe the amazing experience- a HUGE thank you to Wallace who made the weekend a complete pleasure from start to finish because of his teaching style- and his eagerness to pass his knowledge on- especially for corner 5A! I felt VERY lucky to have the experience of rain on Sunday to learn the “wet” line on the track.

    The track walk Saturday afternoon was amazing- I told a Black Group run member that I felt it was worth 100 laps of the track- and he agreed!

    Other massive thank yous to everyone organizing the event- I felt very much welcome as a “Greenie” and cannot WAIT to get out there again.

    What a cool experience!

    in reply to: DE "Numbers" #15872
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    I just wanted everyone to know my numbers were on my DE site login profile- I just didn’t know to look there- I was expecting an additional e-mail.

    However, I looked there on Friday evening and numbers were there- so I was able to show up at the track with my numbers.

    Advice to all- check out your DE site account before getting concerned about anything!!

    in reply to: DE "Numbers" #15750
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    Great tip- Thanks WW!

    in reply to: DE "Numbers" #15744
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    Thanks for the advice- I’ve writtten a note using the link but when I click on “send”, all I get is the rotating arrows beside the “send” box- I doubt if my note is being delivered.

    My credit card was definitely charged- so someone somewhere knows I’m in.

    I’ll just bring a roll of painters tape (thanks WW) and jury rig something last minute, although I wanted details like an assigned number taken care of long ago. No worries.
    I was a bit concerned about using paper tape as it might begin to come off if it gets a bit damp- anyone ever have that issue?

    in reply to: DE "Numbers" #15738
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    Not yet, unfortunately.

    I’ve waited patiently for that second e-mail containing a number, but that hasn’t materialized. I just sent a note off to DO asking if I’ve missed something. Hopefully I haven’t fallen through the cracks somewhere, but I have my initial confirmation e-mail, and I copied info from it in my message to him.

    In the meantime, I’ll get out and purchase a magnetic sheet so I’m ready to print.
    If all else fails some orange duct tape might do the trick.

    Thanks to all for your help and great ideas.

    in reply to: DE "Numbers" #15538
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    Thanks Brian. I just have one confirmation email so far, but with only 20 days left, I’m hoping I receive another one. I’ll keep a lookout for it.

    Thanks for the info regarding sourcing magnetic material!

    in reply to: DE "Numbers" #15532
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    I should add that the “Car Number” line on my confirmation e-mail was blank.
    My Run Group is listed as “skidpad”.
    I’m not clear what that means. Can I assume that I must complete some other qualification to be assigned a number?

    in reply to: DE "Numbers" #15531
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    I’ve just completed the IDS, and am registered for the June DE (my first), but I’m a bit ignorant of the numbering process.
    To the best of my knowledge, I haven’t been assigned a number. Is this done at my first event when I get a logbook? Do I just tape a number to my backseat window?

    I’ve read the drivers handbook I was given at IDS, but other than being 6 inches high, I don’t recall reading anything regarding being given a number.

    Have I missed something, perhaps enclosed in an e-mail?

    Thanks in advance;

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