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Old Jan 28, 2008, 09:58 PM
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The Royal Australian Slopetrash

This thread has been created to cater for the need of the discerning rebel aero modeler who believes that:

Due to popular demand this thread has been renamed the Royal Australian Slope Trash - now RAST to better accommodate the rest of our mates, and to confuse the codgers. So remember gents, it's all fun and games and:

a) fast is good,
b) low is best,
c) fun is foremost.

So for a means of communicating upcoming days where the Victorian Slopetrash is let loose this little place on RCG should do nicely.

Attached is a veeedeeeoooo of what we all like to do.

RC Soaring - Victorian Slopetrash (5 min 5 sec)


Update in 2012 - made the title a little moar concise.

Sam,
slopetrash.
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Old Jan 28, 2008, 10:31 PM
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a) fast is good,
b) low is best,
c) fun is foremost.
Speaking for the RVST on the other side of the planet, I concur wholeheartedly
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Old Jan 29, 2008, 12:20 AM
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Ah yes, pure slopey goodness from down under. You fellers know how to do it right.
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Old Jan 29, 2008, 02:55 AM
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Speaking for the RVST on the other side of the planet, I concur wholeheartedly
Concur, the Aussie RVST is wholeheartedly affiliated with the Canadian RVST.

We just need Andy to give us the Royal Blessing, which I am anticipating.
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Old Jan 29, 2008, 08:52 AM
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Hey Sam, I want to come down under in 2009 for a slope safari.

I am hoping for two to three weeks there will allow the wife and I to split the time equally between vacation site seeing and flying.


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Old Jan 29, 2008, 09:54 AM
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Nice video Samo! I almost forgot what sloping looked like!

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Old Jan 29, 2008, 10:04 AM
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I should have watched the video earlier, that looks very close to the conditions at Fermin, big fun!!!

I didn't see any horizon runs though!
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Old Jan 29, 2008, 05:34 PM
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can I bring my gentle lady?
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Old Jan 29, 2008, 06:33 PM
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Gentle ladies are always welcome. You should know that Marty - just need to give her a good name: Taken already are:

- Britney (Micks JDub)
- Ling Ling (My busted arse Skua)
- Paris (Your JDub)
- Lindsay (as in Lohan... my Swift)

However there is a long list of celebrity tartlets out there...

In case anyone is wondering, pre-requiste for entry to the RVST is a model named after a dirty mole celebrity...

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Old Jan 29, 2008, 06:59 PM
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Done!!!

I am begining a my first JART and first lost foam fuse so She will be dubbed

Jamie Lynn (Spears - 16 and prego) The Chief's Jart, CHART. hehe just came to me
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Old Jan 29, 2008, 08:18 PM
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Great day - thanks for sharing!
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Old Jan 30, 2008, 07:30 PM
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You call this mob Royal . I can personally vouch for a few of them & what it takes to get them to a slope . Their RCG names have been changed to protect the guilty .

Sam, He`ll go, but only if it`s 40 knotts with rain squalls
Bruce He`ll go , but only if someone else builds his planes
Anton He`ll go , but only if it`s at Cairns bay
Shane & his Kurrambura mates , they`ll go , but only if it`s less than a 5 k drive
Roger He`ll go , but only if there`s ds involved
Jason & the Island boys , they`ll go , so long as the slope is within an 8 k radios of home .
Mick , He`ll go , but he usually wanders of from the main slope to try & ds behind a 3 foot high tree .
Marty , He`ll go , but only if he gets to crash one of his planes .
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Old Jan 30, 2008, 07:33 PM
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Haha. Nice work Dingo. I think you summed everyone up a treat.
How are you after your. Ummm... how do i say? appointment this morning?
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Old Jan 30, 2008, 07:43 PM
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How are you after your. Ummm... how do i say? appointment this morning?
Some might say " I`ve got no balls"
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Old Jan 30, 2008, 07:50 PM
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nice video sam
shouldnt have watched while at work though,will make the rest of the day longer now i wanna go have a fly now
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