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Mar 07, 2008, 06:52 AM
knee ligaments are over rated
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Seems to almost be the time for the Royal vico slopetrash boys to have their belated Jart fest .
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Apr 01, 2008, 09:38 PM
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Indeed it is Bruce!

Here are some shots of a new top site, "The Parlour" at Cape Schank.

One of the coastal sites, The Altar, Parlour or Mobilia should be the go.

Sam.
Apr 02, 2008, 01:40 AM
Have plane, will crash
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LZ?

wind? W?
Apr 02, 2008, 01:58 AM
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No LZ, wind W. It's a site not for sissies.
Apr 02, 2008, 02:44 AM
Have plane, will crash
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sob... I want my mummy
Apr 02, 2008, 03:54 AM
Free as a bird now.
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Excellent video. Great slope, terrific lift, tastey planes and good company. You can't beat that! (Well, maybe some of Samo's landings could have been better...)

That was now the second time this week I've seen a posting that seriously gave me that "I really,really wish I coulda been there!" feeling.

The other posting was RapidRaptor's thread about the recent, epic gathering at Eagle Butte, Washington: Slope p**n at it's finest.

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...ighlight=eagle

My own annual slope safari kicks off for me in about six more weeks. Now you guys have got me counting the hours. Thanks for posting!
Apr 02, 2008, 04:11 AM
Soap Box Junkie
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I was down there in 2006. I almost went down that track. But I didn't have time to check it out. Is it a privatetrack? Do you have to drive or walk?

...and has anybody attempted to DS down at the point below the light house?
Apr 02, 2008, 04:25 AM
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Haha. Nice work Dingo. I think you summed everyone up a treat.
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I think he summed up EVERY slope scene a treat! Perhaps he forgot our Josemi, who always has at least ten planes ALMOST ready to fly!

Beautiful slope, Sam's. Wish I had a piece of real estate right behind it and the necessary espousal enthusiasm! Maybe if we let herself have a little kitchen garden instead of that that terrible long-grass landing strip which 99.9% of slopers round the globe would cheerfully die for....! Could we arrange for a hiper-market, a Corte InglÚs and a few trendy boutiques (and a golf-course, of course) discretely hidden away "out-back"? A couple of season tickets for the Sydnet Opera House? We would also need a F.N.H.S., with abundent supplies of E. European crunchies, balsa, glass fibre, carbon ditto, widgets, radio bits etc....

Dreams......, a luxury we can all afford!

Cheers, all,

Christopher
Apr 02, 2008, 05:29 AM
knee ligaments are over rated
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Quote:
Originally Posted by admodesi
I was down there in 2006. I almost went down that track. But I didn't have time to check it out. Is it a privatetrack? Do you have to drive or walk?

...and has anybody attempted to DS down at the point below the light house?
Anyone can fly there , it`s not on private property . It`s only about a 300 metre walk from where you can park your car .
Dsing the point below the light house , Ooh yer that would have to be a good site . Trouble is there are all these signs saying stay on main tracks , keep off vegetation areas etc . We`ll probably try it one wet windy day when there are very few people around . Should get a few laps in before someone kicks us out .
Apr 11, 2008, 10:19 PM
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Keep the fingers crossed for Anzac weekend. Lets plan a sortie down Bass way to Bass Hill, Mobilia or some other prime locations for top air soaring!

An exception is that if Cairns Bay is working, we are going for a HIKE!

It's also the same weekend as Jart Fest so bring you pointy toys!
May 05, 2008, 03:08 AM
getting thorney
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hey guys, i got pointed in your direction to get some flying in, when is the next session and where? i need time to book it off work
i hate missing out on a great days flyin
May 05, 2008, 03:18 AM
TEAM OZSKUNKWORX
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When the wind is ablowin

Shane
May 05, 2008, 04:04 AM
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What Shanus said.

This is always a good indicator:
http://www.seabreeze.com.au/graphs/vic_synoptic.asp
May 05, 2008, 03:10 PM
Magic Blue Smoke costs to much
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I propose a gathering of the "RVST" on Sunday 18th of this month down Bass Coast way, what say the RVST.....
May 05, 2008, 08:16 PM
getting thorney
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how long of a drive is bass coast from say the broadmeadows area?
just so i know to wake up early


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