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Re: The Rod

From: Jim Deardorff <deardorj@proaxis.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Jul 1998 21:56:40 -0700 (PDT)
Fwd Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 05:45:18 -0400
Subject: Re: The Rod

>Date: Sat, 18 Jul 1998 17:08:11 -0700
>From: Terry Blanton <commengr@bellsouth.net>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: The Rod

>You can compare your sighting with rod photographs on:


>Joe and his wife are the best experts on the phenomenon and
>respond to any email sent from the web site.

>Also Jim Peters knows a bit about rods.  You can reach him at:


>I must admit that I was quite skeptical about these high speed
>thingies; but, the information on the web page has forced me to
>keep an open mind about it.



Thanks for the information. I looked at Joe's web site; what I
saw seems to fall somewhere in between his "insect," "white" and
"spear" categories. What I saw had a shape somewhat like:

   _________/    \___
  |                  \         ---->
  |_________      ___/

But I saw it so briefly I'm not sure of any of the angles on it,
but it had anguler corners, not rounded ones. Its perfect
bilateral symmetry stood out.

Thanks for your note too, Greg (St. Pierre). I don't know what to
think if you get quite a few potential rods on just a 45-min.
video tape the first or second times you try it, while most of us
go all our lives without seeing one. It could only mean, if
they're the real things, that they behave like other UFOI and
show themselves only when and to whom they wish.

Jim Deardorff