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Old Oct 06, 2010, 02:04 AM
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Mid week club day

Had a great sunny and windy day. 25 members showed up plus 785boats from TripleS. Council have been busy and installed underground services, i.e. water and electric, to the site of our new storage facility. Word is the building will start by the end of the month !!
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Old Oct 06, 2010, 02:25 AM
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Great Photos, me, I spent the day wiring an engine room

Great news on the start of the site works, Pauls Landing craft looks fantastic on the water.

Nick
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Old Oct 06, 2010, 07:00 AM
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look like you ahve a good day up at the boat club and i like all on the boat as well they look good as and i love your tug col it is cool as and i am making a navy ship it will be fist soon
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Old Oct 06, 2010, 07:31 AM
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As always...very cool...I can't wait to see that LCT finished.

What kind of tank is that? It looks like a cross between a Tiger and a T34.
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Old Oct 06, 2010, 02:28 PM
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Had a great day as usual with the guys a Logan.
Thanks for posting the pics Col.
Capt Crash.
The tank is a Panzer Mk III.
Yes. I know. What's it doing on an American LCT?
Well it's been captured & is being taken back to the shores of England for reverse engineering.
Actually it was the only one the store had & it was on special. At the time I just needed a 1/16 scale tank so I could scale up the drawings for the LCT & start building. I'll get an Abrams or Sherman later.
Cheers.
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Old Oct 09, 2010, 07:02 PM
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Lake deserted (is that a reverse pun?) today, we have had a week of rain, still soggy. First time since 2001 the 3 major dams in SE Qld are at 100% capacity. 16% in 2007.

The new overflow has been effective in keeping the lake from flooding the dock

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Old Oct 10, 2010, 05:47 PM
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Nick.
Judging by the high tide mark at our lake at Boondall it seems our dock was 2" underwater at some stage during last Thursday night . We still ran the fast boats on Saturday in the rain. Great fun.
Hope it eases up for this weekend at Sippy Downs.
All the best.
Paul.
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Old Oct 11, 2010, 04:11 PM
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More great looking models from Tygum. Great boats guys and some really fine model building. Is that by any chance Blarny Stone running the tug? I think I know him. Ha! Good show guys. Pete
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Old Oct 11, 2010, 06:04 PM
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hi 785boats i like you boat itv lookm good as are you going to be at the big day on the 24 and you will like the navy boat hull i have make i hope i will have it fris in 2 to 3 week
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Old Oct 12, 2010, 07:03 AM
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hi to all so we are have a rc boat day at the sunshine coast rc boat clun it will be a good day to good to and i hope it will not be wet at all and i hope to see lost of rc boat at the club and i hope to see col and nick and jim it will be good to see thenand i hope to see all the big navy ship as well and the big day is on 17 of october hope to see at the big day and i hope to see the big sub at the boat day and col i hope you have your tug boat as well i love it look good as and it is not a night run at all it is a day run all day and nick i am sory i did not come to your boat club it was a bet wet hope to see all at the rc boat clun day it will be good
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Old Oct 17, 2010, 01:30 AM
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hi to all we have fun day at rc boat clun at the sunshine coast it was a good day to be there and lost of navy boat and sailboat as and sub as well and i have all of my boat they as well and nick my paddle wheel is all good now and thet were lost of navy boat and they all look good and they was a lost of people at the big day and it was good to see nick and col and i love good tug boat is is so good and nick i loave your speed boat is it very fast and good looking and we all ahve good day and the fool was good as and boondall is have a big day on the 6 of nov it will be a good day and i hope to see all at the boondall rc boat club and to day at the boat clun i love all of thr rc tug boat they were cool and i hope to see all at boondall rc boat clunb from alex rolfe
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Old Oct 17, 2010, 02:10 AM
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And here is the photos

Made the trip up to the Sunshine coast Inter Club Regatta, a great day, I have the sun burn to prove it.

Dr Pat put on a show with his torpedoes again and sunk the cargo ship many times. Towards the end of the day he handed the controls to a little boy, but hit the sink switch on him, poor kid panicked a bit when it started to sink, all in good fun

Battle ships were not launched due to the soggy conditions

I ran the air boat and the Ski boat, no pictures that I took of that. I unfortunately hit Alex.s Lulonga with the airboat and knocked a few bits off, bit of super glue and its all Ok (sorry Alex)

I have got a couple of videos of Pauls LCT to upload.

Nick

Radio control LCM unloading a RC tank (0 min 31 sec)


Radio Control LCM retrieving a RC tank (0 min 52 sec)


Both available in high def
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Old Oct 17, 2010, 03:07 AM
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hey nick it is ok the paddle wheel is all good now and it look good as new and i like the pic from alex rolfe
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Old Oct 17, 2010, 09:43 AM
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"sinking cargo ship?" what is up with that?
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Old Oct 17, 2010, 10:22 PM
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Cool.
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