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Old Apr 19, 2013, 11:40 PM
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Model Flying NZ versus Bruce (xjet)

An abuse of power by Model Flying New Zealand (26 min 23 sec)


I know very little about the background, but it strikes me that Bruce is very right when he says he's the public face of RC flying in NZ. I've learned a lot from watching his videos, and so have many others.

In the absence of a verifiable and significant transgression of laws or ethics, silencing one of the sport's top ambassadors seems wrong.
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Old Apr 20, 2013, 02:24 AM
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Also attacking one of his friends, simply because they are friends is kind of going a bit far, that surprised me.
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Old Apr 20, 2013, 03:49 AM
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Unfortunately he regards himself as an expert in all things , and he def isn't ..

He is rather free with the truth more often than not too ...

Someone I ignore...and I don't care if he ignores me!!!!...
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Old Apr 20, 2013, 09:35 AM
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Unfortunately he regards himself as an expert in all things , and he def isn't ..

He is rather free with the truth more often than not too ...

Someone I ignore...and I don't care if he ignores me!!!!...
well he is a expert imo and he does share his knowledge to everyone that to me is a expert a teacher
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Old Apr 20, 2013, 07:21 PM
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one thing is for sure, he's been an instigator for many, many years, and he most definately has a colourful history!
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Old Apr 20, 2013, 11:57 PM
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the ego's behind these actions are out of control it seems . common problem . Hey peter , just wondering if posting here is part of your process of 'ignoring' bruce ? will you continue to 'ignore' him by posting more ?
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Old Apr 21, 2013, 12:30 AM
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Like him or loathe him, they political tampering is unwarranted. To ban his friend as well... low as pong scum act

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Old Apr 21, 2013, 06:05 PM
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well he is a expert imo and he does share his knowledge to everyone that to me is a expert a teacher
your in big trouble then mate...

Just because someone opens their mouth doesn't mean what comes out is actually any good......

Thanks

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Old Apr 21, 2013, 06:57 PM
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Only watched one of his vids. Pretty low to take away his ability to play with his toys.
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Old Apr 21, 2013, 07:55 PM
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your in big trouble then mate...

Just because someone opens their mouth doesn't mean what comes out is actually any good......

Thanks

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Im in big trouble? lol yeah OOOOOOOOKK them..

you must go by your own words then
Just because someone opens their mouth doesn't mean what comes out is actually any good......

am I Wrong
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 07:32 AM
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im in big trouble? Lol yeah ooooooookk them..

You must go by your own words then
just because someone opens their mouth doesn't mean what comes out is actually any good......

Am i wrong
haha !! :d
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 10:52 PM
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It all makes for a good soapy.
MFNZ reply to the video
http://modelflyingnz.org/phpBB3/view...php?f=20&t=118

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Old Apr 22, 2013, 11:09 PM
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I wouldnt be surprised if Bruce brought it upon himself.
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Old Apr 23, 2013, 06:07 AM
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It all makes for a good soapy.
MFNZ reply to the video
http://modelflyingnz.org/phpBB3/view...php?f=20&t=118

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That was locked from any repy. To be fair, here is the other side that he's allow to have his say.

http://modelflyingnz.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=119
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Old Apr 23, 2013, 06:48 AM
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I have been watching this for some time, it was a Bruce vid that got me into RC in the first place.
All was going well at SWMAC until someone got upset with the club and Bruce. It depends on which storey you choose to believe, all in all it is a low act to go to such lengths to have a person denied the right to enjoy a hobby and earn a living from it.
Before you start yelling about making money from a hobby,YouTube yada yada dig into the background of some of the protagonists and you will find....................
tada.......hobbyshop owners.

The whole thing sucks, we do have a bad trait with the "tall poppy syndrome" but the NZers take it to a whole new level. Its a national pastime for anyone doing well, just ask any NZer who has moved here. My neighbour is a fullblood Maori, he lives here because of this distainfull attitude.

Anyway, love him or hate him, name another person who has provided so much valuable info. If you think you have been hard done by Bruce portraying himself as being knowledgeable (I have never heard him say "I'm an expert"), on a scale of burnt toast to death, how badly have you been treated.
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