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Old 06-28-2005, 11:17 PM   #16
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ok off for more shopping.....lol

Most of the hobby shops over here dont open till 1-2 pm

its 1:15 right now giving them time to stock up the shelves for me....LMAO

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Old 06-28-2005, 11:23 PM   #17
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Barry, you're a racing machine!

I'll sticky this up too.
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Old 06-28-2005, 11:44 PM   #18
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Just so happens to be going to HK today. I'll be sure to show up on Sunday to watch these guys race!
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Old 06-28-2005, 11:50 PM   #19
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Here's a URL with some info : http://www.waigohobby.com/race/2005reedy/
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Old 06-28-2005, 11:52 PM   #20
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Seems that the race is getting more attention
Here are the race info:
http://www.waigohobby.com/race/2005reedy/index.html

For participants of the invitational class (Reedy format), the list is as below:-
Masami Hirosaka (From Japan/Yokomo)
Takashi Kato (From Japan/Yokomo)
Barry Baker (From USA)
Nicholas Lee (From Singapore)
Paphon Chanyasak >>> Benz (From Thailand)
Hideo Kitazawa (From Japan/Futaba)
Atsushi Hara (From Japan/Team Hot Body)
Surikarn (From Thailand/Team Hot Body)
Satoshi Maezumi (From Japan/Tamiya)
Kiyo Suzuki (From Japan/Tamiya)
Naoya Kitagawa (From Japan/Yokomo)
Jilles Groskamp (From Finland/X-Ray)
Andy Lam (From Canada/Associated)
Derek Yuen (HK / Yokomo)
Alan Yau (HK / Yokomo)
Wong Kam Cheong (HK / HPI)
Tse Kwok Cheong (HK / Yokomo)
Samuel Chiu (HK / Yokomo)
To Chi Kai (HK / Tamiya)
William Lee (HK / Associated)
Hung Tze Shing (HK / Yokomo)
Chau Man (HK / XRay)
Wu Wai Sing (HK / XRay)
Gary Cheng (HK / Yokomo)

Certainly not a list as big as the US Reedy race. But some of the very best are here

The locals in the invitational have gone thru 2 qualifying races here in HK for getting a place. This is the first time the Reedy format is raced in HK. It will certainly be exciting!
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Ok I just arrived in Hong Kong after a nice15 hour plane ride.....wooooo hooooo.....
OK everyone I will talk to you all soon...

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I will be there on Friday morning taking pictures so any special request, please post them here, I will try. I also helping the HK RC magazine doing interviews with the drivers, ( Barry I will definitely come to see you, you may remember me from the Nitro race in HK) to see what they testing !!! will be interesting.
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Old 06-29-2005, 12:02 AM   #22
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Now this is where the U.S. races can take a lesson from....ROAR I hope you see this.......ITS IN THE MIDDLE OF A SHOPPING MALL!!!!!!!!

Now how many spectators do you think are gunna see our hobby?

Thats what Im talking about!

ok I will try to keep up,

Barry

BTW... the hobby shops are off the hook here...so much stuff in so little space and inexpensive....lets just say.....Moduale and reciever...less then 150.00$ and its synthesized....
Barry, there have been a number of big races in this mall over the past few years. It did attracted a huge crowd to stay in the mall everytime to see how rc cars are raced. The mall is also suppotive to our hobby and races because these events do bring alot of people to the mall and spend there!
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Old 06-29-2005, 12:27 AM   #23
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Hi Barry
Do you know This Reedy race contral use full time 4WD or can use oneway ?

Thanks !
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Holy Shhhh .... ive been out for a while! if i had known reedy was gonna be in HK i would have seriously considered flying in. Manila is just an hour and a half plane ride. darn! oh well, there's always next year.

Barry: the shops in HK are really amazing and cheap! and stuff they have will make you go nuts! hopefully you leave some stuff on the shelves for the locals. HAHAHA would be nice to know what ends up in a world class rc driver's shopping bag after a day at the RC shops.
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hahah maybe we should all send him money and have him buy us stuff

kick some @$$ barry we wnat the US to take this one!
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Holy Shhhh .... ive been out for a while! if i had known reedy was gonna be in HK i would have seriously considered flying in. Manila is just an hour and a half plane ride. darn! oh well, there's always next year.

Barry: the shops in HK are really amazing and cheap! and stuff they have will make you go nuts! hopefully you leave some stuff on the shelves for the locals. HAHAHA would be nice to know what ends up in a world class rc driver's shopping bag after a day at the RC shops.

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Old 06-29-2005, 01:13 AM   #27
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I'm a huge Hara fan, but i'm rooting for you Barry. I wanna see shaft car win (FT TC4), and the U.S.
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welcome to HK...
althought i can't join the race...but i will be there~~~
looking forward a great battle~~
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Barry, welcome to HK! Enjoy yourself! Hope the weather not too hot to you...

Mars: Good Luck! See you! Btw, I now run a BD!
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Barry, welcome to HK! Enjoy yourself! Hope the weather not too hot to you...

Mars: Good Luck! See you! Btw, I now run a BD!
Fai, Mars, good to see you again on the forum. Long time no see ...
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