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Re: Two Back Packs & Two Front Chutes
« Reply #435 on: October 11, 2018, 08:10:15 PM »
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Yup.

Also, what is the orange/pink parachute that is in the FBI's "Gallery." I've seen it in a lot of places, and usually associated with the Amboy chute, as I recall.

that was the reserve Cooper cut up.....
 

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Re: Two Back Packs & Two Front Chutes
« Reply #436 on: October 11, 2018, 11:28:44 PM »
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Dona from the Ariel Tavern also said she knew where the chute was found...she gave the name of the road and said it was the last house or something like that...it's online somewhere...

I find it strange that after all these years nobody has come forward to tell the story....

I stayed completely away from this ... Blev was involved. Once the event happened I am sure people just wanted no publicity and return to normal...
 

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Re: Two Back Packs & Two Front Chutes
« Reply #437 on: October 12, 2018, 01:24:35 AM »
Bobby B was not involved in this foray. Just Meyer and Me. In fact, it was our second trip to Ariel together. The first did involve RMB, who video recorded an interview with me, along with Dona chiming in from the background as she prepared for the Cooper Daze festivities.
 

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Re: Two Back Packs & Two Front Chutes
« Reply #438 on: October 12, 2018, 01:25:21 AM »
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Yup.

Also, what is the orange/pink parachute that is in the FBI's "Gallery." I've seen it in a lot of places, and usually associated with the Amboy chute, as I recall.

that was the reserve Cooper cut up.....

Ahhhh. Thank you. That explains a lot, and clears up my confusion. Mucho gracias.
 

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Re: Two Back Packs & Two Front Chutes
« Reply #439 on: October 12, 2018, 01:27:18 AM »
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a lot of tree covering the area...two possible sites with hills and garbage....

Thanks, Shut. This photo is very important. Meyer and I were at the upper-most property, seen circled on the upper left-hand side. We never toured the property, so I never saw the trash pile in the rear. We only talked to "Diane" in her driveway.

The second property should be investigated, though.
 

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Re: Two Back Packs & Two Front Chutes
« Reply #440 on: October 13, 2018, 10:11:53 AM »
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Yup.

Also, what is the orange/pink parachute that is in the FBI's "Gallery." I've seen it in a lot of places, and usually associated with the Amboy chute, as I recall.

I wish they would search this chute & cords for touch DNA. I think the only way for him to really cut those cords would have been to grab them and hold them tight in his hand while he cut.
that was the reserve Cooper cut up.....
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Re: Two Back Packs & Two Front Chutes
« Reply #441 on: October 13, 2018, 10:41:40 AM »
The chute was a cargo chute...even the markings on it were consistent with a cargo chute..it was 32 feet in diameter..no reason to do any testing on the chute...a lot of chutes sold had the lines already cut on them prior to selling so they can't be used as a parachute..a personnel chute has a lot more information on the canopy..no human life is lost if a cargo chute fails so limited information is printed on the canopy..

Cossey did more than a 10 second evaluation..when you are qualified to do something you can quickly rule things out..I deal with aluminum and can tell you in 3 seconds if something is made of aluminum...
 

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Re: Two Back Packs & Two Front Chutes
« Reply #442 on: October 13, 2018, 10:46:30 AM »
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I wish they would search this chute & cords for touch DNA. I think the only way for him to really cut those cords would have been to grab them and hold them tight in his hand while he cut.
that was the reserve Cooper cut up.....

It's too late to do any testing on the reserve chute...too many hands have touched the lines...

I tried to fix your post but couldn't...that's why you will see my name under edit...
 

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Re: Two Back Packs & Two Front Chutes
« Reply #443 on: October 13, 2018, 05:15:58 PM »
If I can get the gas money, I'll be heading down to Amboy in the next week or two to check on these properties, plus head down to LaCenter if time permits to snoop around coffee shops and diners to see what the story is with the Colbert-Rackstraw digging that went on there a year ago.
 
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Re: Two Back Packs & Two Front Chutes
« Reply #444 on: October 13, 2018, 11:45:18 PM »
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If I can get the gas money, I'll be heading down to Amboy in the next week or two to check on these properties, plus head down to LaCenter if time permits to snoop around coffee shops and diners to see what the story is with the Colbert-Rackstraw digging that went on there a year ago.

Good choice. They claims to have found Cooper evidence, Yeti evidence, and remains of the Voyager probe ? Please check on those. 
 

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Re: Two Back Packs & Two Front Chutes
« Reply #445 on: October 14, 2018, 12:00:34 AM »
How much in fuel do you need?
 

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Re: Two Back Packs & Two Front Chutes
« Reply #446 on: October 15, 2018, 01:30:12 AM »
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How much in fuel do you need?

40 bucks or so. I'm working on an angle where the costs might be shared. Might also go up to Yacolt, where Tom McDowell is. He's the guy who led the ground search.
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Re: Two Back Packs & Two Front Chutes
« Reply #447 on: October 15, 2018, 10:40:59 PM »
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How much in fuel do you need?

40 bucks or so. I'm working on an angle where the costs might be shared. Might also go up to Yacolt, where Tom McDowell is. He's the guy who led the ground search.

I can send some fuel money if you need some. it's for a good cause?
 

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Re: Two Back Packs & Two Front Chutes
« Reply #448 on: October 15, 2018, 11:08:05 PM »
I think I'm good, Shut. Thanks, though. Let's save the gas money for another time.
 

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Re: Two Back Packs & Two Front Chutes
« Reply #449 on: October 17, 2018, 01:27:41 AM »
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How much in fuel do you need?

40 bucks or so. I'm working on an angle where the costs might be shared. Might also go up to Yacolt, where Tom McDowell is. He's the guy who led the ground search.

Make note of the Railway which goes right through the Town.