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Old 02-16-2005, 05:05 AM
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Whent down to have a look at the hard work done by all and I just gota say it looks great. Well done hope to see some of you there Sat night I gess for the social thing any way.

On another note I think all new commers would be welcome at this track I hope that would be the case!

And we shouldent forget the work of previous members that went into the track either and that might be the problem with some people who need reconition for there past efforts.

It would be nice if we build the sport/hobby up rather than run the workers down. This would be a win win for all concerned and a whole lot more fun.

Stev can we have more posts on how thing will work eg costs rules ect you know all the good stuff the newbys need to know

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I would like to thank everyone who took the time to come and have a run, or just turnup and look, at what we`ve tried to accomplish.

If anyone has any constructive comments we`d love to hear them, having said that, we will probably run a couple of race meetings and see what needs to be rectified and then make changes if necessary.

A couple of people need to be thanked for their help and enthusiasm with the restructure that has happened in the last 2 - 3 weeks. Firstly Brad Palmer, Brad has shown an incredible amount of leadership and drive to enable us to get so far in such a short time,
Tyson, I thought I`d seen just about everything and then old Wobbly Boots surprises all by getting around on his low stool knocking in 250mm long cup head bolts with a 2lb hammer, and
Graham Clark, as always if you need a hand Clarky will be there.

Thanks Guys..........

Lastly, one of the best things to be seen tonight was the smile on Jacinta Pearsons face , She had that Pro 2 flying...
Again thanks to everyone for there time, we hope that you all enjoyed yourselves.

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RACING SATURDAY NIGHT 19/02/2005
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the track is good as.
i just suck at driving
i never had any idea that electrics were so fast
tho there was a comment made later in the night about somones car that really pissed me off saying that mugens should be left in the dich
not the matter of what car it is but i thought R/C is
suposed to be fun.
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Hi out there,

It was a great turn out last night, whether or not people ran or just came down for a look. We even had some new faces who have recently purchased cars and want to learn about them and race them.

The track layout is a lot of fun, but I believe that the chicane should be more severe or else I will never catch the quick blokes. I think the plough disc are worth their weight in gold and look great all painted up. (real race track feel). I cant wait to try out my new MTX3. (hopefully it will survive)

I believe our fearless treasurer was running around like a new father getting feedback on his creation. But I haven't seen my cigar yet.

Lastly a big thanks to all who put in the effort on getting us back ready to run. I look forward to Saturday night.
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Hey Steve

I didn't have the Pro 2 Flying I had an X-ray flying, Dad was driving the Pro 2 and that was Slow as slow could be. I'm going to beat him on Saturday Night. By the way what are you driving steve STOCK cause I might beat you to.

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It`s good to see that you`ve got the good car and Dads got the dunger.

You propbably will beat me saturday night in one race or another, I`ll run the Corally in 540 and the good old TC3 in stock. So we`re liable the cross paths sometime during the night.

See you and Dad saturday night............

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If you want my 2 cents you guys are racing at night under lights when you stop and look can you see the black polly pipe on a black track or do you think you should at least paint it orange or a bright colour so you can see where the barrier is an not just the bad corners but all of the polly so you can get a judgement of where the polly pipe is.
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I'll be there for the first night back - could'nt make the practice night - but looking forward to the racing.

And I think Steve should go ok in stock - that TC3 is pretty fast!

Mod should be good!
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Adam,
The more I drive the TC 3 the better I like it. Will have to do more setup work on the chassis and suspension.

We`ll be having more practice nights so there will be no excuses for not getting the setup right..........



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Hi Rex,

Great idea!

I started to paint the infills last night in grass green, this has further highlighted where the track is, i plan before saturday night to paint the polypipe in the dog leg down the back straight in a fluro colour. After painting the infills last night this section stands out alot better.

Thankyou for your input, anyone with any similar constructive input, please let us know. It all helps in making the track a better place to race for our members.

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If you want my 2 cents you guys are racing at night under lights when you stop and look can you see the black polly pipe on a black track or do you think you should at least paint it orange or a bright colour so you can see where the barrier is an not just the bad corners but all of the polly so you can get a judgement of where the polly pipe is.
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Hi guys,

I would also like to thanka few people that have helped in getting the track ready so quickly.

a) Paul Fahey ( painting, manual labour )
b) Johnny Hyde & Mate ( Bolts, donation of paint, manual labour)
c) The boys from Bunnings hardware ( donation of ply)
d) The boys from tradelink ( donation of the polypipe)
e) David Hendrix & the off road guys (pining the track down)
f) Brad Hall, Martin Nichols,Stewart Pearson, Graham Clarke ( manual labour)
g) Steve Drummond ( lots of work, all of the above)
h) Wobbly boot ( i was impressed with knocking of the bolts down also, for someone with his disability he did a great job, just the sort of president this club needs, keeps supporting him guys)

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Are you guys running Mod?
If so do I need to put on the Horrible Rubber things on to run?
Or
are FOAMS OK..?
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you will find foams are what most ppl run there
but i did notice a few ppl trying rubbers
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HI GUYS,

Tyres are open.

The last few seasons we have been using Foam tyres, personally myself i am going to try set the car up to run Foams. But if i still can't get the traction i will use the rubbers. I tried the rubbers the other night and they had lots of grip.

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Thanks B1

I just can't get my head around putting Rubber tyres on a Onroad car.

To me it will always be

Off Road = Rubber Tyres
On Road = FOAMS

& I know FOAMS don't work Off Road
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