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Old Nov 14, 2003, 12:00 PM
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r/c stores or Flying sites in Sydney


Hi

My Mum wants to go to sydney for a holiday so I was wondering are there any of you guys who live in sydney n fly r/c?? where r the Shops and flying sites??


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ZY
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Old Nov 14, 2003, 03:09 PM
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I'm in Brisbane, but I hear WingsNThings is a big shop:

http://www.wingsdirect.com.au/

I've bought from H-Store over the phone - pretty good prices:

http://www.hstore.com.au/HSTORE.asp

I hope this helps.

Peter
Old Nov 14, 2003, 04:05 PM
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The main branch of WingsNThings (Gladesville) was sold recently. The new owners have got rid of a lot of the more obscure stuff so it's not as interesting to visit anymore...

Kellets (Liverpool) has a bigger range of electric stuff, if thats what you're interested in...

Not sure how the prices compare with whats available in singapore. If you want cheap stuff, get your mum to take you to Japan (Aircraft-World)

As for flying sites, there's heaps of ic power sites around, and there is a glider/electric club at Wahroonga,(45 mins north of Sydney) and an Electric only club at Galston (I hr north of Sydney)

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Old Nov 14, 2003, 07:23 PM
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http://www.kellettshobbies.com/
Old Nov 14, 2003, 09:02 PM
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Wow could you pls give me specific address of the flying sites?? to tell the taxi??

Ive shipped from aircraft world many times already

Mummy wants to go shopping for her stuff n ill go shopping for mine


Where do you guys fly?? (does not need to be a club)

What frequency is allowed in sydney??? im running 29mhz
Old Nov 14, 2003, 10:01 PM
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Frequencies might be a problem - Australia is all 36 mhz for planes. Someone else might know, but there's a good chance 29Mhz is used by something else (pagers, CB radios etc) - this means you could end up with radio interference.
Old Nov 14, 2003, 11:11 PM
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may just be bringing a foamie anyway those near by flyers
Old Nov 15, 2003, 03:15 AM
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ZY

Couple of questions. What frequency? (I'm not sure but we can also fly on 27 or/and 29 Mhz-anyone who owns a Fighterbird/Aerobird in Aus could help here).
Insurance is a problem in Aus, you either have to be insured or be flying under the control of someone who has insurance. Of course plenty of people fly parkflyers without insurance, but if you have an accident you're on your own-unless your travel insurance covers you...Your age MAY(?) help here there is some leeway for juniors U18..
I will check with the club members tomorrow about the rules.
My club Galston has a web site with directions at
www.messagestick.net/hemfc/
It will cost you about $80 to get to my club by taxi....

Rich
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Old Nov 15, 2003, 07:31 AM
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Hey rich, which one are you in the gallery? Looks like a decent amount of models fly there.

Cheers
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Old Nov 15, 2003, 07:42 AM
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Couple more in Sydney


Vaggs, Also at Miranda (like HStore)
Castle Hill Hobbies
RC-On-A-Budget at St Ives
And lets not forget, Jordal Hobbies (Used to go there when I was a kid!!)


Try http://www.hhq.com.au/11423.html to get a more detailed list.

Have fun Zy

Steve
Old Nov 15, 2003, 07:46 AM
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Re: Couple more in Sydney


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Originally posted by Lunns
Vaggs, Also at Miranda (like HStore)
Castle Hill Hobbies
RC-On-A-Budget at St Ives
And lets not forget, Jordal Hobbies (Used to go there when I was a kid!!)


Try http://www.hhq.com.au/11423.html to get a more detailed list.

Have fun Zy

Steve

Are they still going over in Blacktown? Back of nowhere? That shop has been there for ever.
Old Nov 15, 2003, 07:53 AM
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As far as I am aware Gouch,
HHQ still lists them as a valid retailer.

But I live in melb now, so haven't been there for a while.....
Old Nov 15, 2003, 08:16 AM
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WOW 80 bucks! No way sorry! Could buy a new parkflyer with that $!! Im 14 Passed proficiency test IN SG Radio modellers Singapore (http://www.radiomodellerssingapore.com/)
Old Nov 15, 2003, 04:18 PM
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Quote:
Originally posted by gouch
Hey rich, which one are you in the gallery? Looks like a decent amount of models fly there.

Cheers
Paul
I probably shouldn't tell you incase you've got Photoshop, but I'm in the Falcon 00 hat, about the middle pic...

Rich
Old Dec 09, 2003, 02:46 AM
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Any places where u guys fly nearer the city??


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