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Old Jul 04, 2010, 10:29 PM
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NSW Pylon Racing - Go hard & turn left!

hiya guys...

Just a reminder that the next round of the NSW Pylon calender is at the PittTown field on the 7th & 8th of August. This is also the NSW Titles & qualifying for the Australian tema for the World Titles to be held at Bundaberg 2011.
F3D, F400 & Q500 will be run...
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Old Jul 16, 2010, 06:10 AM
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anyone coming to race or for a looksee at the PittTown meet? Not too far away now
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Old Jul 16, 2010, 07:12 AM
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Don't forget to check out the website at www.nswpylon.org.
This race is going to be a biggie as it is a qualifier for the world championships. Expect FAI models to be doing around 350kph on the flat track.
Makes us Q500's look a little pale at 190. But all pylon racers are awesome!!!!
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Old Jul 16, 2010, 07:49 AM
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anyone coming to race or for a looksee at the PittTown meet? Not too far away now
I think I have been wrangled in to help Zipper, so yep, I'll be there. Not that I have a clue what I am suppose to be doing though !?
Maybe I'll just stand behind the fence and whisper sweet things in his ear
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Old Jul 16, 2010, 02:30 PM
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gouch,

don't forget a crash hat (most of the guys use the mining hard hats).... A necessity if you are going to be out on the field whilst racing is running. Spectators don't need one (or even fence whisperer's!).
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Old Jul 17, 2010, 04:12 AM
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Sorry guys but I don't know if I'm going to make it. I still have a bit to finish on the plane and Id like to get a bit of practice in before I do a race.
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Old Jul 17, 2010, 06:49 AM
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what??? c'mon, you have almost 20 days! surely it can happen...
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Old Jul 17, 2010, 08:34 AM
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What!!! And I just went out and bought a new floral hard hat today!!!
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Old Jul 22, 2010, 02:38 AM
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so.... any electric guys going to be there? Would love to have a demo class of F5D racing... maybe an opportunity to come along and race a laid out course with cut callers & race lights??
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Old Jul 22, 2010, 06:49 AM
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so.... any electric guys going to be there? Would love to have a demo class of F5D racing... maybe an opportunity to come along and race a laid out course with cut callers & race lights??
Hi Guys Just bought myself a Eflite Pogo, not sure if will be fast enough for your Electric class but i happy to give it a Try down at Pitt Town meet.
But Very keen to come down and Watch The Experts

http://www.e-fliterc.com/Products/De...ProdID=EFL4200
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Old Jul 22, 2010, 07:03 AM
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samste... I have one of the Pogo's too... actually maidened mine today. F5D models are far faster than the Pogo's, but not sure if there will be any guys (or gals) attending with these. I would imagine the schedule will be tight on the Sunday, but Saturday is a practice day. Come along for a look... (throw the pogo in... you may get a chance to have a fly?).

Just a note, you need to be a financial MAAA member to fly at any of the pylon comps.

I will be bringing my Pogo along. Currently playing with the APC carbon props on mine (7.4x7.6 & 7.4x7.8).
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Old Jul 22, 2010, 07:10 AM
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samste... I have one of the Pogo's too... actually maidened mine today. F5D models are far faster than the Pogo's, but not sure if there will be any guys (or gals) attending with these. I would imagine the schedule will be tight on the Sunday, but Saturday is a practice day. Come along for a look... (throw the pogo in... you may get a chance to have a fly?).

Just a note, you need to be a financial MAAA member to fly at any of the pylon comps.

I will be bringing my Pogo along. Currently playing with the APC carbon props on mine (7.4x7.6 & 7.4x7.8).
Gday Bulletmaster

Yeah was thinking Saturday to head down, and yes i have all the paperwork as im currently a member of a local flying club near Pitt town.
So Hopefully may get a chance to put it up if not to busy.
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Old Jul 22, 2010, 05:01 PM
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another Q500 model I have just come across.... price is in SGD...

http://shop.singahobby.com/?q=node/12740
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Old Jul 24, 2010, 08:03 AM
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another Q500 model I have just come across.... price is in SGD...

http://shop.singahobby.com/?q=node/12740
Very Nice Q500, It adds up Once you add Motor servos etc But still Not a Bad Price.
I can see Pylon Racing is a entirely another ball game and gear setup.
But i have been very interested for a while of getting into it.
who knows i might catch the bug when im down on Saturday watching.

Samste
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Old Jul 24, 2010, 08:23 AM
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Hi Guys,
will be flying my Pogo at Pitt town again tomorrow and if there is enough of them on the 8th of August will run a round or two to see how they go, so bring them along.

MT
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