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Forum: General Squawk Talk 05-17-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 92,982
Posted By Spud25
Re: My Other hobbies... What's yours?

I posted in this thread a long time ago. These days I spend alot of time with Lego. Always loved it, but felt too old for it, until last year when the simpsons house came out. From that one build I...
Forum: For Sale, Trade or Swap 05-07-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,541
Posted By Spud25
Re: Apologies

We have all done it at some point mate. I always try to keep within my budget but then see something I can't pass up, so I commit to buy, but then a bill comes in or recently I stopped working and I...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-06-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,468
Posted By Spud25
Re: Models you have in PreOrder or Currently waitning for in the mail?

I am hoping (not heard from Simon) I have both Gemini Australian Airlines releases and the Hogan Australian Airlines on Pre Order.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-30-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,619
Posted By Spud25
Re: New JC Qantas 747s for May

Is it strange being from Australia and having no interest in your national airline??? I can never justify spending money on Qantas stuff, it bores me, but give me Ansett, Australian Airlines, TAA and...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-29-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,595
Posted By Spud25
Re: Waffle Collectibles....

Ahhhh good to see the old Waffle threads still going after all these years. Keeps me very entertained. I in my job am on the receiving end of "entitled" customers everyday. Think because they are...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 04-25-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,067
Posted By Spud25
Re: Lest We Forget...ANZAC Day 25th April 2015

The kids wanted me to take them to their first dawn service. Sadly it was impossible to get to unless we had gone at 2am as there was no place to park. I live in Albany W.A, the spot at which they...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-24-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,446
Posted By Spud25
Re: Presenting my latest project: Australian Airlines Boeing 737-376

Hi Simon, sent you an email RE these models and a few others
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-23-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By Spud25
Re: My 1/200 Australian Airlines Fleet.

Very nice collection of Australian Airlines there.
Forum: For Sale, Trade or Swap 04-12-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By Spud25
Re: 1/200 and 1/400 models for sale

Interested in 1/200 Ansett 767 send PM postage to W.A.
Forum: For Sale, Trade or Swap 02-01-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By Spud25
Re: BB 1:200 Trans Global Airlines

Sorry given there seem to be none anywhere else for sale I thought it be right to upload a pic show the plane http://i.imgur.com/HqUMWeb.jpg?1
Forum: For Sale, Trade or Swap 02-01-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By Spud25
BB 1:200 Trans Global Airlines

Hi guys,

Been a very long time since I have been on here, I am getting back into collecting but first need to clear a shelf for some Aussie stuff. So for sale is my Blue Box 1:200 Trans Global...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 05-02-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,023
Posted By Spud25
Re: National Cargo 744 (N949CA) lost at Bagram

That video is pretty graphic. I fly RC planes and weight balance is so important. Slighty rear and the thing just goes for the sky, I have had my own 777 RC plane do exactly whaat happened to the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 02-02-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,251
Posted By Spud25
Re: Storage issues

I am down in Albany.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 02-02-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,251
Posted By Spud25
Re: Storage issues

WOW, can I come and pick at your models next time I am up in Perth? lol.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 01-31-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,369
Posted By Spud25
Re: Canada Post

The shipping on my model and shirt was only $38. All good, their tracking is crap lol. The model and shirt turned up today, yet it still says it is in Danbury lol.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 01-29-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,369
Posted By Spud25
Canada Post

Is Canada post the slowest postal service in the World? I ordered the buffalo DC-4 and after 2 weeks, tracking still says shipment request received, not a single mention of it being picked up or in...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 11-23-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,937
Posted By Spud25
Re: Remote Control 777-200

Maiden was uneventful. Rather than test my luck, after I greased the landing, I put her in the car and went home lol.

http://img651.imageshack.us/img651/7343/airfrance1.jpg...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 11-20-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,937
Posted By Spud25
Re: Remote Control 777-200

There wil definitely be a youtube video of it along with some very good photo's. Problem now is my battery is too big, so she is grounded till I order some more. But that gives me time to set it all...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 11-20-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,937
Posted By Spud25
Re: Remote Control 777-200

The model is from a company called Windrider, it is a PNP, meaning just assemble, install you receiver and battery and away you go. Cost me $250u.s delivered and the scale is about 1/48. Hope to fly...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 11-20-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,937
Posted By Spud25
Remote Control 777-200

Hey guys a picture of my RC boeing 777-200 in Air France livery. Cost me $250u.s. Please don't give me crap for the decals, never been good at putting those things on. The plane comes bare and you...
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 11-13-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,316
Posted By Spud25
Re: Qantas canceled all B787 orders and may get A350s

Lance I honestly believe QF will cease to exist in the future, maybe not in 5yrs, but unless something drastic changes they won't survive. They are just not the iconic airline they used to be. There...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 11-02-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,466
Posted By Spud25
Re: Detolf Question

I took one of the shelves to the local glazier. They cost me $9 per shelf, then I just used the u bolt clamps from my hardware store. Some say they are ugly, but truth be told when you have heaps of...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-31-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By Spud25
Re: JC Wings 1:200 Ansett 727-200

I sold mine ages ago. Kinda wish I had not sold off my ansett fleet.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 10-19-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By Spud25
Re: Remote Control A380

Well the A380 is in the hangar for now. Just before V1 :p, engine 3 sucked in a rock and the fan was obliterated. Thankfully I still had time to stop. Our runway needs re surfacing badly.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 10-17-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By Spud25
Re: Remote Control A380

Here is the very quick vid. Don't mind the fat guy following it lol.

A380 Flight - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdlxf7SbIos)
Forum: General Squawk Talk 10-17-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By Spud25
Re: Remote Control A380

Not enough room to take off, plus as a comitee member of our club, it would be pretty foolish of me to even try lol. Battery wise, I could probably taxi around for 15mins, actual flight time is...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-17-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,664
Posted By Spud25
Re: JC next special release Qantas B737-800 GJ mould

Is it unaustralian of me to not want a single qantas model? There is something about Qantas I just don't like.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 10-17-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By Spud25
Re: Remote Control A380

http://imageshack.us/a/img339/3627/dsc0022qs.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/339/dsc0022qs.jpg/)

http://imageshack.us/a/img411/7771/dsc0026xa.jpg...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 10-17-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By Spud25
Re: Remote Control A380

One of many pictures from today's 3 successful flights.

http://imageshack.us/a/img21/6220/dsc0032crop1000.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/21/dsc0032crop1000.jpg/)
Forum: General Squawk Talk 10-16-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By Spud25
Remote Control A380

I had a topic in the other scale catergory, but it isn't really a diecast model, so I shall post it here instead.

Here is the whale in all her glory lol. I will fly it tomorrow. It is second hand...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 10-15-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By Spud25
Rc a380

I am not sure of the scale, but this is what I am buying.

A380 Airbus R/C Plane EPO Plug-n-Fly (http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=10443)

I fly RC aircraft, but...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-11-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By Spud25
Re: Might be selling my whole collection....

I sold all mine but 2. There are days I wish I hadn't and other days I don't think about it. Instead of spending all my free cash on models like before. I have begun collecting again, but might just...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-11-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,109
Posted By Spud25
Re: Buffalo Airways DC-3 by Gemini200

Hey mate, not overly concerned. Bit of a bummer more than anything, not something to get my knickers in a knot over. To be honest the only thing that really annoyed me is being given all this ****...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-11-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,109
Posted By Spud25
Re: Buffalo Airways DC-3 by Gemini200

I bought the model from the buffalo airwear site.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-11-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,109
Posted By Spud25
Re: Buffalo Airways DC-3 by Gemini200

Got my DC-3 today. I never got any signed stuff, but did get a heaap of brochures trying to promote yellowknife as a place to visit lol, I got a buffalo airways postcard, sticker, baggage tag. A DVD...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-20-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,109
Posted By Spud25
Re: Buffalo Airways DC-3 by Gemini200

Great model and I am now eagerly awaiting mine. Will also get the DC-4
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-17-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,520
Posted By Spud25
Re: My Latest Arrival

Nope. I love the Simpsons. I better not tell my partner, but I recently spent $300 on Simpsons merchandise and art lol.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-17-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,520
Posted By Spud25
Re: My Latest Arrival

The new one and probably the only non aussie airline to be added (except a few fantasy models I would like), you can tell why I got it lol.

http://img651.imageshack.us/img651/285/img0761b.jpg...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 07-17-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 92,982
Posted By Spud25
Re: My Other hobbies... What's yours?

Nah mate. No nitro here. I bought a nitro, but sold it before I even flew it. I love the smell, but hate the maitenance and noise lol. Electric is quiet, maintenance free fun lol. Plus you can use an...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-17-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,520
Posted By Spud25
Re: My Latest Arrival

Yeah mate saw the taa and 146's. I sent an email to holdsworth collectables the same day it was announced but no reply :(. As for qantas, you may recall my large collection of 1:200 and 1:400 qantas...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 07-17-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By Spud25
Re: Problems viewing site

I will assume we are all experiencing the issue. You can imagine what I just had to do to type this lol. My iphone has the same issue, except I can't do the steps to atleast see the site on it. So I...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 07-17-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By Spud25
Problems viewing site

Hey guys,

Not sure if there is a post elsewhere regarding this as I can't view the site properly anyway. Is anybody else having loading issues? DA.C has been working fine till today and all my...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-17-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,520
Posted By Spud25
Re: My Latest Arrival

Christ it has been a while. Many thanks go out to Alvin (late400starter) for whom even though I ordered these models in dec/jan last year, and never paid for them (story is elsewhere) was still kind...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 07-15-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 92,982
Posted By Spud25
Re: My Other hobbies... What's yours?

My other hobby is RC flying and cars, I did get rid of some when I lost my job along with all my diecast aircraft, but I kept some and just recently began to get back into them
...
Forum: For Sale, Trade or Swap 07-15-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By Spud25
Phx 1:200 Western Pacific

Hey guys,

Just wondering if anyone has one of the Western Pacific Phoenix 1:200 Simpsons Aircraft for sale https://www.diecastaircraftforum.com/modeldatabase/detailview-17390.html

I am a big...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 07-09-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,483
Posted By Spud25
Re: PHOTOS - J C Wings Catalina - TAA

Nice plane. I like how JC/aviation 200 take an interest in the aussie 1:200 range, especially Ansett and TAA which are rarely looked at y other manufacturers. Would love some Australian Airlines...
Forum: For Sale, Trade or Swap 07-08-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By Spud25
A few aussie planes

Hey guys looking to gett a few models back into the detolf. Looking for

https://www.diecastaircraftforum.com/modeldatabase/detailview-32330.html...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-29-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By Spud25
Re: Startig from Scratch

hey Lance and stang. I am glad to be in the mood to collect again. But I will be taking it easy. stang did you ever get an Ansett 1:200 in Sydney 2000 blue tail done?

G'day JS. I am nowhere near...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 06-29-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By Spud25
Starting from Scratch

Hello everyone,

Well folks it has been forever since I was on here. I had lost my job (still have not found one, but am studying instead) and to get some cash sold all of my models for 1/3...
Forum: For Sale, Trade or Swap 02-04-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By Spud25
Re: Rest of my models for sale

One more shameful bump. Any reasonable offer considered, I have run out of funds.
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