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Jun 24, 2011, 12:21 PM
Phil.T-tailer
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ok - I just thought it sounded good - is the "performance" miniblade worth the extra? - don't think I'll be going all that fast though

Phil.

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http://blog.fibreglast.com/?p=49
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Jun 24, 2011, 12:26 PM
Biting ankles since '53
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ok - I just thought it sounded good - is the "performance" miniblade worth the extra? - don't think I'll be going all that fast though

Phil.

PS
http://www.gusguitars.com/product.php?model_id=14
Re you PS. Tried one ages ago. Didn't like it. Get a Parker instead.
Jun 24, 2011, 12:36 PM
aka : SteveBB..
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This thread is very Irish
Would that be in Shannon, Fastnet, Lundy,Irish Sea, Malin or Rockall?
Jun 24, 2011, 12:39 PM
Deniable plausibility
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Would that be in Shannon, Fastnet, Lundy,Irish Sea, Malin or Rockall?
That reference may go 'Sailing by' those not 'blessed' with access to Radio 4
Jun 24, 2011, 01:10 PM
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Eeewww ! That's my reaction, YMMV (and probably will )...
Jun 24, 2011, 02:37 PM
Its not IF... Its WHEN.
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Re you PS. Tried one ages ago. Didn't like it. Get a Parker instead.

Or a Paulman...
Jun 24, 2011, 02:37 PM
Crikey never leave beer behind
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more photo of slope flying UK please I saw some absolutely jaw dropping sites when I was there . 1 place I would have loved to had some thing to fly was Tintagel awesome sites
around the King Arthur's Mum and Dad castle. I liked Cornwall very much . Oh yeah and up in Scotland
in the highland some great sites ,like out on the Isle of skye not much grass but great hills
Jun 24, 2011, 03:00 PM
Long to be flyin'
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UK Slopes...


There you go Steve: Some good slopes...

http://www.mountain-journeys.co.uk/

Jun 25, 2011, 12:09 AM
BARCS 1901 BMFA S176 R-0200004
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Hi guys,
I realise that this is the wrong place to ask a serious question - so, here goes...

I've been off the soaring scene and out of the UK for around the past 20 years or so. However, I started soaring again and will be visiting this summer. Can anyone give me any information on land access these days as it seems to have changed with the 'Right to Roam' laws.

Does this permit us to chuck off any old hill or are we in some way restricted? And where can I find definitive information.

OK. Back to the general p155-taking, now...
Jun 25, 2011, 01:16 AM
BARCS 1901 BMFA S176 R-0200004
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Originally Posted by Phil.Taylor
ok - I just thought it sounded good - is the "performance" miniblade worth the extra? - don't think I'll be going all that fast though

Phil.

PS
http://blog.fibreglast.com/?p=49
Mine's a Tokai
Jun 25, 2011, 03:27 AM
Phil.T-tailer
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Originally Posted by kiss the sky
Hi guys,
I realise that this is the wrong place to ask a serious question - so, here goes...

I've been off the soaring scene and out of the UK for around the past 20 years or so. However, I started soaring again and will be visiting this summer. Can anyone give me any information on land access these days as it seems to have changed with the 'Right to Roam' laws.

Does this permit us to chuck off any old hill or are we in some way restricted? And where can I find definitive information.

OK. Back to the general p155-taking, now...
Hi kts
It does mean that many slopes are ok to chuck off. However, some of the best are "club" sites & need you to make contact and/or join the club. National Trust sites are ok for gliding, but no power or electric - at all. Some clubs have arrangements with the NT - hence make contact. Also - paragliders are common these days, and some sites they have exclusive rights with the landowners. You cant paraglide under c.r.o.w. act, but model flying is not prohibited. So long as you are not causing "nuisance" or "obstruction", you are ok, but be sensible.

Best thing is to start a thread on here e.g. "visiting the uk - slope sites?" & we'll chip in with the best places & maybe even arrange to meet up - thats what other folks have done, and had fun here. Also, get over onto the uk barcs forum - where we've all just moved to - and ask there too

Phil.

btw - there's a strong argument that the lyric really was "kiss this guy"
my fave's a bashed up 1980 Aria Pro2 TS400 - rescued from a junk shop
Last edited by Phil.Taylor; Jun 25, 2011 at 04:12 AM.
Jun 25, 2011, 04:23 AM
Biting ankles since '53
One day I'm going to have a big PSS model. Maybe not quite as big as the one that has appeared on a local garage.



Mr Ed : Still loving his first series Relic Strat.
Jun 25, 2011, 04:36 AM
Crikey never leave beer behind
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You've all run away to the barcs forum ???? I feel so used lol
Jun 25, 2011, 04:40 AM
Biting ankles since '53
You love it.
Jun 25, 2011, 04:41 AM
Just Toss It !!!
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Maybe we should all go there and wreck the place!

Matin
Last edited by MATIN; Jun 25, 2011 at 06:20 AM. Reason: Can't spell!


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