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Old Oct 18, 2011, 08:44 PM
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Stehl I've been told to mention that when you see the shadow on the water "PULL UP!!!"
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Old Oct 19, 2011, 01:29 AM
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Yeh it's a real floater
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Old Oct 19, 2011, 05:32 AM
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Yeh it's a real floater
Floats really well this model.

So aerodynamic that the wind didn't blow it at all.
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Old Oct 19, 2011, 05:44 AM
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Yeh it's a real floater
LOL.

Bugger Stehl! Youre not the first, and Im pretty sure you wont be the last!
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Old Oct 19, 2011, 06:11 AM
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Ive got a pic somewhere of laurie swimming out to get his speedo
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Old Oct 20, 2011, 02:52 AM
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Here's a short vid of flying Scratchos at Woody Point the other day ...

Woody Point Scratchos 18Oct2011 (4 min 13 sec)
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Old Oct 20, 2011, 05:31 AM
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The wheels touch down FIRST??
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Gotta love a Suburb that you can just pull up in a car nearby, and chuck it off a cliff and go flying. Pub across the road. Locals to bamboozle. And what looks like great lift (for where it is).

Nothin too fancy, but a place to go scratch that itch

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Old Oct 20, 2011, 07:48 PM
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Just watched the JET fly by.....16 of them....and not very good.
Very high in the air...not over the water....all that money on fuel. They could have done a much better job...
Over the water at eye level would have been worth it....

Back to work..
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Old Oct 20, 2011, 09:44 PM
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I only saw them disappearing off into the distance They went over Redcliffe pretty low apparently - 20 of 'em.
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Old Oct 20, 2011, 10:00 PM
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There we go - taken from outside the shop by one of our customers.

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Old Oct 20, 2011, 11:36 PM
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Soft.
Should have been 10 metres off the deck and traveling at jsut under the speed of sound..
May as well give people bang for there buck.
Still god pic Rhys

Avb great vid of Shorncliffe. Lift looked great. The trees look alot different (grown up) since I been there last.
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Old Oct 21, 2011, 02:06 AM
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[QUOTE=Swoopdown;19652851]Soft.
Should have been 10 metres off the deck and traveling at jsut under the speed of sound..
May as well give people bang for there buck.
QUOTE]

Low and fast is great but careful what you wish for, I was fishing off Black Point about 12 yrs back early one morning when an air force jet came over from the north at not much more than treetop level.

Did not hear or see anything until it was past me then the noise and air blast knocked me flat.

Scared the living crap out of me and was one second off needing an undy change
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Old Oct 21, 2011, 02:31 AM
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Soft.
Should have been 10 metres off the deck and traveling at jsut under the speed of sound..
May as well give people bang for there buck.
QUOTE]

Low and fast is great but careful what you wish for, I was fishing off Black Point about 12 yrs back early one morning when an air force jet came over from the north at not much more than treetop level.

Did not hear or see anything until it was past me then the noise and air blast knocked me flat.

Scared the living crap out of me and was one second off needing an undy change
I had a similar experience back in the 70's when an F1-11 came over at what seemed just above tree top height when I was camping at Sandy Cape, Fraser Island.
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Old Oct 21, 2011, 03:10 AM
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I had a similar experience back in the 70's when an F1-11 came over at what seemed just above tree top height when I was camping at Sandy Cape, Fraser Island.
Must be something about FI, I had the same experience while casting lures at schools of Tuna on the outside beach (can't think of the name now).

About 200m off the deck and 300m off the beach.
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Old Oct 21, 2011, 04:58 AM
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I've seen white hats fly faster and lower....



Goldcoast jet fly by... (1 min 15 sec)
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