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The elusive one-hand-driving jump photo (pic heavy)

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That "launched" thread has apparently really inspired me. I spent nearly a hour this afternoon trying to get a decent airborne photo of my Wild Willy 2. I must have taken fifty photos.

And naturally, one of the best ones was early on:

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But I was having fun, and you never know, the next one might be better.

Or not...

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Then I noticed something wasn't quite right. Can you "spot" it?

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Yep.

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Ah well. Small price to pay. Onward, and from different angles:

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This ended up being the best one.

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But nowhere near as amusing as these...

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Here's the setup. I started out with a double thickness of cinder blocks under the ramp, but then went down to a single. Much smoother launches that way.

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In the end, both rollbar lights were gone, the camera battery died before the car battery dumped, and I was dusty and grinning from ear to ear. Tomorrow, I plan to try the same thing with a different car. Clod, maybe...?

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My eyes got the focus all wrong in your fifth picture - I thought it was the 1:1 car (Cadillac?) in the background getting air! :blink:

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My eyes got the focus all wrong in your fifth picture - I thought it was the 1:1 car (Cadillac?) in the background getting air! :blink:

Ha! No, the Caddy keeps all four wheels on the ground at all times, thank you very much.

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