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Title: Wicksteed 2010
Post by: Martin [Admin] on December 30, 2009, 05:36:36 pm
MAY 28 & 29

   Details soon!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bradley on December 30, 2009, 05:42:34 pm
So that has guaranteed that to be a wet and windy weekend then. {-) %% {:-{ :(( O0 ;D
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on December 30, 2009, 05:49:28 pm
Last year we needed sun tan lotion... well I didn't.   ;D
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bradley on December 30, 2009, 06:19:09 pm
Missed 2009, hope to make amends in 2010. :-)) :-)) ;) :-)

Derek.    :police:
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on December 30, 2009, 07:12:05 pm

.... and the Christmas drinking continues!

May 29 & 30

... and possibly Bank Holiday Monday 31
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on December 30, 2009, 08:35:46 pm
I am so there (for all 3 days me thinks)  :-)) :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Colin Bishop on December 30, 2009, 09:20:10 pm
I am so there (for all 3 days me thinks)

£60 then Phil!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on December 30, 2009, 09:36:42 pm
Three days, that will mean even more beer, yipeeeee!!! :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: JayDee on December 30, 2009, 10:17:36 pm

Hello Martin,

My very dear Friend, you have chosen the weekend I will be in Germany  - - - AGAIN !!!!.

Everything is booked and paid for, no way to change anything !!

JayDee.  <:(  <:(  <:(  <:(  <:(  <:(  <:(  <:(
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on December 30, 2009, 10:30:52 pm
Tell you what, I'll go down Wicksteed, collect you a bucket of water and send it to you in Germany!  :kiss:
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: tonyH on December 30, 2009, 10:34:00 pm
Deffinnittely!

With a long pointy thing - I hope....
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: JayDee on December 30, 2009, 10:36:25 pm

Martin,

I dont think my Tx will control Bluenose from near Dortmund!.
BUT, I will give it a try !!!

John.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: HS93 (RIP) on December 31, 2009, 01:03:02 am
Missed 2009, hope to make amends in 2010. :-)) :-)) ;) :-)

Derek.    :police:


well you have a target to finnish the Huntsman

I have to paint a boat by then as well

Peter
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on December 31, 2009, 09:50:17 am
Three days, that will mean even more beer, yipeeeee!!! :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))
Yes Brian & Ghost is buying on one of them nights. So DON'T miss out.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: FullLeatherJacket on December 31, 2009, 09:59:15 am
Is there a settled policy on whether us greedy traders will be allowed to flog our dubious wares over  the counter without either upsetting the park's owners or dropping Martin right in the sticky brown stuff?
FLJ
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on December 31, 2009, 10:19:46 am
PM on it's way Dave!  :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: John - ModelPower on December 31, 2009, 10:41:06 am
Hi Martin
             Please let us Know the Details by PM
               Cheers and a Happy New Year.
                                      John. :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on December 31, 2009, 12:12:21 pm
Bill

You will be ok, my company has a special offer on Shandy Bass in the staff shop at the moment :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))


Brian

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bradley on December 31, 2009, 02:27:56 pm
Quote
well you have a target to finnish the Huntsman

Thanks, Peter, but the Huntsman is not the only one on the stocks.  Must try to get something finished in time. O0

Derek.    :police:
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on December 31, 2009, 06:02:24 pm
Bill

You will be ok, my company has a special offer on Shandy Bass in the staff shop at the moment :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))


Brian



NO not the Bass Shandy. noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooot likely
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on December 31, 2009, 06:06:54 pm
Bill

It is great for your drains {-) {-) {-) {-)


Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: FullLeatherJacket on December 31, 2009, 07:06:07 pm
PM on it's way Dave!  :-))

Still waiting, guv'nor.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: omra85 on December 31, 2009, 07:36:37 pm
Bill
You may have to miss the Sunday - if you want to race at Kingsbury (DATE CLASH)  <:( <:( <:(

Danny
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on December 31, 2009, 07:42:46 pm
Bill
You may have to miss the Sunday - if you want to race at Kingsbury (DATE CLASH)  <:( <:( <:(

Danny

Well Spot ed Danny.  We willhave to look at the dates again. Course If we had an OMRA news letter toremind us each mouth it would help
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on January 05, 2010, 05:37:16 pm
MARTIN BEEN TRYING TO pm YOU.  IS IT WORKING ????
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on January 05, 2010, 05:49:24 pm
Sorry Bill, yes got PM but very busy at work at moment.
PM you tomorrow sir, promise!

 Martin
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on January 05, 2010, 05:50:06 pm
Topic name changed.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on January 22, 2010, 05:01:19 pm

By the Way....

Any Clubs or Traders that I have not yet contacted directly, please PM or email me for details of securing a free pitch!


 Martin  :-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Patrick Henry on January 22, 2010, 06:16:37 pm
Can I come...


Rich
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on January 22, 2010, 06:56:30 pm
Yes and bring lunch!  ;)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: The long Build on January 22, 2010, 09:19:03 pm
I appreciate you holding this event for My Birthday  :}  But I will not be able to make it Again !!!! this year apparently   <:(, But hope you all have a great time..

Larry
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on January 22, 2010, 09:36:32 pm
We do try to please Larry  :-)) :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: omra85 on January 23, 2010, 03:23:11 pm
I appreciate you holding this event for My Birthday  :}  But I will not be able to make it Again !!!! this year apparently   <:(, But hope you all have a great time..

Larry

You should be back from your Round the World voyage by then, Larry  %) %) {-) {-) {-)

Danny
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Patrick Henry on January 23, 2010, 04:54:54 pm
Yes and bring lunch!  ;)

err...I thought you were buying pints and pies for everybody, Martin?  %)


Rich
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on January 23, 2010, 05:33:26 pm
I'll be there providing I can thumb a lift from someone who'll accept payment in breakfast and beer again ;)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on January 23, 2010, 08:28:56 pm
I'm so there again for you Andy---it was a great b/fast  :-)) :-))

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on January 23, 2010, 09:02:20 pm
 {-) {-) Tah very much O0
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: omra85 on January 24, 2010, 10:58:26 am

I'm so there again for you Andy


AaargH - Phil's turned into a teenager  %) {-) {-) {-) {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Rex Hunt on January 24, 2010, 11:54:23 am
A couple of us from Norwich would like to come for the weekend (please check the ambiguity on the dates above) assuming it is Saturday through to Monday,
Neither of us have been before so don't quite know what to expect, (apart from the  'Banter' from those on here!)
Will us 'guests' be allowed to sail or is it Club members only?
Are scale warships welcome?
What about displaying 'work in progress' builds?
(I have a half finished Hermes as seen on modelwarshipsuk.co, plus other boats if people would be interested.)

Is power available for those of us with 'tin tents' (medical requirement) on the campsite?
I trust we book pitches as per the Wicksteed website?

Sorry for so many questions Martin

Rex
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on January 24, 2010, 04:49:00 pm
Rex

First off you are already a member of the club, so you and other members from Norwich are more than welcome to come. Scale warships are welcome, any thing that floats is welcome you can also display work in progress though you might want a gazebo to protect it from the usual bank holiday weather. Some of us get there on the Friday to set things up, so if you want to come then and pitch in no problems
I am pretty sure there is no power on the camp site, and you book the pitches through Wicksteed.


See you then

Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Roger in France on January 24, 2010, 05:15:49 pm
If you need electricity for help with a disability I would be sad if the management at Wicksteed would not make a special arrangement for you.

Ask them.

Roger in France.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: dougal99 on January 24, 2010, 08:21:28 pm
A couple of us from Norwich would like to come for the weekend (please check the ambiguity on the dates above) assuming it is Saturday through to Monday,


Rex

No Just Saturday and Sunday  (Martin needs Monday to recover and let  the tranqulisers atke effect)  {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: submate on February 02, 2010, 03:13:50 pm
I hope to be there over the weekend with 2 subs and will spread the word to Coventry & Hinckley Clubs  ok2
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on February 03, 2010, 09:09:42 am
Some of us will be staying on and doing some sailing on the Monday (survivors of Sunday nights partying me-thinks)  :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on March 02, 2010, 09:11:01 am
Some of us will be staying on and doing some sailing on the Monday (survivors of Sunday nights partying me-thinks)  :-))

A up Phil
How much dose it cost to park my caravan per night. Friday & Saturday I may get my pass signed out if i'm lucky.  If Not 100% just for Saturday day time.  Who do I book in with ??
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on March 02, 2010, 12:31:53 pm

£15 a night with the usual facilities - book direct with Wicksteed park ( mention that it the Model Boat Mayhem weekend)

  http://www.wicksteedpark.co.uk/ (http://www.wicksteedpark.co.uk/)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - May 29,30 - SPRINGER GAMES
Post by: chingdevil on March 24, 2010, 08:11:15 pm

Sumo Springer Rules

Springers must conform to the standard Springer configuration: - correct size 18 x 8, maximum 550 motor, maximum voltage 7.2volts, no Korts nozzles and the rudder must be a maximum of 4 square inches
The Competitors will start in the centre between two sets of markers
Competitors must attempt to push their opponents through the markers
Once the front of the pushing Springer reaches the markers it is declared the winner of that push
The competition will be on both Saturday and Sunday
Each round will last a maximum of 3 minutes, unless a Springer is pushed through the markers
After the 3 minutes have elapsed if neither Springer has been pushed out, the pushing Springer nearest the opponentís markers is the winner
The winner of each round will go forward to the next
Competitors must register with Chingdevil, before or on the day so they can be put in the draw.

Springer Balloon Bursting Rules

Springerís must conform to the standard Springer configuration:- correct size 18 x 8, maximum 550 motor, maximum voltage 7.2volts, no Korts nozzles and the rudder must be a maximum of 4 square inches
The Competition will take place in a 2metre square ring; competitors will be disqualified if they leave the ring
Competitors must attempt to burst the balloon mounted on the rear of the Springer using a pin mounted on the front of their Springer
The balloon must be attached at the rear of the springer at deck level
The balloon bursting device must be mounted at deck level on the front of the springer knees
If a balloon should fall off a Springer the clock will stop and the competitor must come to the side and re-attach it, during this time the other competitor cannot move under power.
If a balloon should burst and it had not been burst by the opposition, the clock will stop and the competitor must come to the side and refix it, during this time the other competitor cannot move under power
The competition will be on both Saturday and Sunday
Each round will last a maximum of 3 minutes, unless a balloon is burst
If after 3 minutes have elapsed no balloons have been burst, the competitors will be reset for another try. If after a further 3 minutes no balloons have been burst, the winner will be decided by which competitor tried the hardest to burst a balloon
The winner of each round will go forward to the next
The equipment to attach the balloon to the springer and the device to burst the balloon will be supplied on the day
Competitors must register with Chingdevil, before or on the day so they can be put in the draw



Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Jonty on April 09, 2010, 11:25:29 pm
  What's the name of the hotel nearby?
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on April 10, 2010, 12:13:05 am

http://www.yell.com/ucs/UcsSearchAction.do?keywords=hotels&companyName=&location=kettering&x=0&y=0&ssm=0&scrambleSeed=57131872&M=0
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Dueller on April 10, 2010, 11:33:55 am
I have just booked  :}, it will be nice to make some new friends. The brand new shower block opens on friday so i hope you early birds dont clog up the drains.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Number 6 on April 19, 2010, 05:29:50 pm
Just booked up at the Travelodge nearby, could've brought the caravan but only there for couple of nights! Looking forward to it, few of us from Potteries MBC should be coming along with a few boats. Be seeing you...Number6. :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on April 19, 2010, 05:38:45 pm
See you there No. 6.... watch out for the Rovers!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Number 6 on April 19, 2010, 05:48:51 pm
I've got my pointed stick...be seeing you!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Rex Hunt on April 22, 2010, 01:47:41 pm


Is power available for those of us with 'tin tents' (medical requirement) on the campsite?
I trust we book pitches as per the Wicksteed website?



Rex

Just phoned owners and they couldn't be more helpful.
Access to mains socket being provided for me during the day, to recharge leisure battery to run equipment from overnight.

How refreshing it is to meet someone really helpful!

 :} :} :} :} :} :} :} :} :} :-))

Rex
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on April 22, 2010, 06:10:35 pm
Klunk has been given permission to camp overnight on Saturday!!! Yippee, do I book through wicksteed park???? Or is there a special discount for Mayhemmers?????
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on April 22, 2010, 06:15:16 pm
just found the link on previous page with all the answers......
next question.......is there a competition for the loudest shirt...or does that automatically go to Martin
next.....Phil Cake order please...my 11 year old daughter has just got into cooking!!! I will defo bring cookies, maybe a treacle cake, and a nice date and banana cake as well so who is supplying tea?
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on April 22, 2010, 06:20:53 pm
Tea is supplied, you'll need your own beer. Martin wins the loudest shirt contest without even entering.....
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on April 22, 2010, 06:22:28 pm
Tea???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? {-) {-) {-) {-)
Whats that?????????????????????
BEER . Now we are talking.  Ghost will be supplying ( another pig has just flown by)  {-) {-) {-) {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on April 22, 2010, 06:53:18 pm
Tea is only drunk while sailing your boats, bringing some beer and some Bass Shandy for Bill. Also bringing some heat for the BBQ :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))

Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on April 22, 2010, 07:26:44 pm
Hells Bells
NO drain cleaner for me thank you very much
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on April 22, 2010, 07:37:27 pm
Actually I am with you on that one Bill.

If anyone needs an area for their models, I will only have one table in my gazebo so there is some spare space.


Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on April 22, 2010, 08:10:04 pm
Just saw this on the Positive Weather Soloutions web site, looks promising for Wicksteed

Brian


May 2010

An unsettled start to the month, with some rain around, possibly heavy, broken up with some drier and brighter spells of weather.  The rain will continue to feature into the second week, and there is a chance that there may even be a slight cause for concern with flooding, but the confidence on this isn't high.  Temperatures will be on or above the average, so at least it will feel pleasantly mild for the first part of May. 

By mid-month, the Atlantic influence begins to wane, and the weather shows signs of breaking into a stable pattern of weather, with some dry and sunny Spring days. Temperatures will be on the warm side, so a pleasant period through the middle part of May.

Whilst there is the potential for some rain for the final third of May, and indeed some extended periods of rain, the month will generally I believe end on a warm note, with some pleasant sunshine.  I expect this settled weather to see us into June as well, and whereas it won't be all plain sailing, with the prospect of a continuous run of fine weather, it will, for the majority of the time, be a settled late Spring/early Summer.
 
Temperatures for the month will reflect average to above average values.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on April 22, 2010, 08:14:48 pm
Bring it on! ;)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on April 22, 2010, 09:35:53 pm
Sunshine--again---who'd have thought. I will be suppling tea and coffee (oh and cups) for the days, now the night times.....well. As for heat, remember my BBQ sausage 2 years ago Brian, the one with a half life of a 1000 years, well its still warm  {-),
Klunk, ohhh treacle cake, oh and date and  banana and ......well you get the idea. Party in my caravan awning in the evening as always......not long now

Oh and I will have Mayhem merchandise on sale (shirts, hats, flecce's etc)

 :-))

And bring your straight runners-------
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Marks Model Bits on April 22, 2010, 09:40:52 pm
Sun? you are having a laugh!! {-) {-) {-) {-) We will be there this year and with our track record, every time we attend, it rains..... The weather last year was perfect and who wasn't there?






 US!!!!!



Mark AKA rainmaker!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on April 22, 2010, 10:03:40 pm
Who is going bring the table to set light Too ??? Brian could put it out with his Bass Shandy.
Phill. Don't forget to bring your wig & the £20.00 note for us to see.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on April 22, 2010, 10:12:22 pm
I'll put my straight runner together as soon as I stop coughing up large lumps of glass... Long story....
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on April 22, 2010, 10:13:56 pm
Mark

If you are going to bring the rain, your banned <*< <*< <*< <*<
But if you are going to bring some beer to make up for the rain, your in :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))

Phil put me down for an XL shirt, diet is still not working {-) {-) {-) {-)


Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on April 24, 2010, 07:46:19 pm
how much to get into this event...is it the £6 carpark fee for wicksteed?
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on April 24, 2010, 08:46:02 pm
OK heres an idea which came from an early posting.
For those who are staying over on site How about making Saturday night BBQ night sail LOUD shirts, night???
It could be a bit of fun and would look good on the web site.
PS I got a shirt form a local charity shop today for £2.50.   {-) {-) {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Rex Hunt on April 24, 2010, 09:59:11 pm
 ;)

Anyone know where I can get a tied and dyed tent from?

Rex
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Colin Bishop on April 24, 2010, 10:28:14 pm
Quote
Anyone know where I can get a tied and dyed tent from?

I'm sure Martin has an old shirt he can let you have... :} :} :}
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Dueller on April 24, 2010, 11:49:53 pm
For those who are staying over on site How about making Saturday night BBQ night sail LOUD shirts, night???
It could be a bit of fun and would look good on the web site.

I'm up for it. I don't know anyone from the forum, but would quite happily contribute some BBQ items and beer. Do you BBQ individually or as a communual group?

Lee
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on April 25, 2010, 08:05:56 am
I'm sure Martin has an old shirt he can let you have... :} :} :}

Oi ! <*<
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: HS93 (RIP) on April 25, 2010, 09:54:32 am
Oi ! <*<

He only wants a two man tent  O0 O0


Peter   :o :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Rex Hunt on April 25, 2010, 11:32:48 am
my last new one was made by Blacks of Greenock!

Rex
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: debssnal on April 25, 2010, 02:21:48 pm
Hi Martin,

Hope you are well.

How do I book camping for me and Alan for Wickstead?

Look forward to your reply.

regards
Debbie x

p.s I suppose you and Phil will want cake again !!!!??? lol

orders taken, any prefences?
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on April 25, 2010, 10:03:51 pm
I'm up for it. I don't know anyone from the forum, but would quite happily contribute some BBQ items and beer. Do you BBQ individually or as a communual group?

Everythings done as a communal group (apart from using the w/c's etc.....) ;)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on April 26, 2010, 06:48:51 am
Everythings done as a communal group (apart from using the w/c's etc.....) ;)
Yep and your incharge of the cider drinking dept {-) {-) {-) {-) {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on April 26, 2010, 09:02:57 am
Bill, we have always had a BBQ on the sat night down by the lake, where we burn burgers, sasuages, Stav's table, and any boat thats no behaving itself.  O0

Al---bring lots of cake

Brian (ssh I have your XL size.......)

Andy----you have a story to tell all over a few jars then.........

Not long now chaps    :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 04, 2010, 05:49:51 pm


Basic site plan.
 Details to follow.....



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Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: cos918 on May 04, 2010, 06:22:11 pm
is there a pass to print out to get reduced park entry fee like in the past few years. :-))

John
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 04, 2010, 06:41:22 pm
I know in the past forum members have asked about a Mayhem badge, I presume this is in case they forget their name after the BBQ %% %% %% %% %%. This one is mine, just alter the details print and the job is a good un, as they say :-)) :-)) :-)) O0 O0 O0

See you all there

Brian

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 04, 2010, 07:50:45 pm
is there a pass to print out to get reduced park entry fee like in the past few years. :-))

John

Yes. I publish that later this week. Half price Park entrance fee - £6  £3

Don't forget, Chingdevil will be running the Springer competitions.
 They will also be Footie racing, Scale towing, Club 500, Warship patrols, Lifboat boys, OMRA Power Boat display, Seaport tug display - we do need a few Kettles Steam boats to put on a display!

 Awards for Springer winners, Club 500 race boats, voted favourite boat, steering competition, most ambitious project, furtherest travelled visitor, best kit build or conversion, anyone that beat SteambBoatPhil at straight running, funniest sinking of the weekend, best joke or laugh of the weekend, best banger from a bar b q and other awards to be decided on the spur of the moment, after studious and in depth consideration.

What a Model Boat Mayhem Cap, shirt or fleece? Steamboat Phil will be bringing an arm full!


 Martin (Getting really excited now! )   :-)





Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 04, 2010, 08:07:21 pm
List or traders here:  http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/Wicksteed2009/index.htm
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 04, 2010, 09:32:15 pm
OMRA display
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Careful Martin, Danny'll give you an earful about that...



Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 05, 2010, 09:09:43 am

Sorry guys, corrected. Not OMRA, although they are most welcome, as well as NOMRA (National Offshore Model Racing Assn).

.... there will be a POWER Boat Display.
......... "Smell my exhaust pipe!"


PS. Andy, do you fancy helping me with a simple steering course?

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: omra85 on May 05, 2010, 10:37:20 am
No problem, thanks for the clarification Martin.
Andy and Bill will be there all weekend flying the flag for NOMRA (might be renamed very soon ... ), a few others and I will be coming for Saturday (racing on Sunday, I'm afraid).
I think both of them will have problems with running any course on the Wicksteed lake - they've both got faster boats than last year  :o :o
My "Bear" went into hibernation and has refused to get up (lazy so-and-so) so will not be putting in an appearance this year (the hull is now doing a sterling job of supporting part of a new local housing estate  %) )
We may have to get some of these "club 500" thingys - after all, we're only there for the FUN  {-) %% {-) %%

Cheers
Danny
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 05, 2010, 12:05:06 pm

PS. Andy, do you fancy helping me with a simple steering course?


Friday I'm there to set up so give me something to do and I'll do it (within reason of course ;) )

I'll also run the IC demo again if you like, provided I don't have to do the PA bit...

the hull is now doing a sterling job of supporting part of a new local housing estate

Best place for it I think... %)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 05, 2010, 08:48:27 pm
Don't worry about the PA bit Andy. I will be there from Friday eve till Sunday afternoon & I will be happy to do it.
Danny is right My new boat will be on show ONLY this year. The lake is just to small. However if we get the use of the big lake out the back then we could give it ago.  Got my Thames boat nearly done now so it will be there and Oscar springer, Gas Springer + my Nomra boat.
Oh yes If you look in Model boat mag last month and again this month you can see some brill pics of my new NOMRA (soon to changed name) boat.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Rex Hunt on May 05, 2010, 10:46:20 pm

Basic site plan.
 Details to follow.....



Where is the site for us crappy hampers ....sorrry Happy Campers Martin?
Are we in with the Traders caravans?

Rex   (with self propelled tin tent!)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 05, 2010, 11:00:13 pm
Campers last year were way over to the right of that map, near the end of Martin's signature %)

One pitch please, Stevenage Model Boat Club. I'll be along early friday to nick the best spot ;)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 06, 2010, 06:30:04 pm
just booked on the wicksteed campsite. 2 days of getting no answer as "the man who say yes" was out on site, and only he can give permission to camp! But got in and booked now so book now or don't get in. Don't forget to mention your with the mayhem weekend or you WILL NOT get a pitch!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 06, 2010, 06:40:52 pm
Site map  :-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 06, 2010, 07:48:17 pm
23 days! 22 for the hardy few who want to do a little work for a dinner ;)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 06, 2010, 08:07:02 pm
Best I start getting a few boats, beer, BBQ bits and all the other stuff I put on the roof of the landy together-------

Counting down  :-))

PS I have booked my camping through until monday   ;)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 06, 2010, 08:47:02 pm
Best I start building some boats %)

The straight runner will be coming next week....
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 06, 2010, 09:17:32 pm
Will try and book me and my caravan in the morn.
So much to get done now and so litle time to do it.The Thames boat may have to go as it is, Oscar tug needs a servo fitting and the pushers fitting, Gas Springer who knows ??? It ran the last time i tryed it. Just need to charge the batterys, Finish my on site charger unit o and test it as it may not work??
PASS THE BEER SOMEONE I THINK I'M CRACKING UP.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: J.beazley on May 06, 2010, 09:50:58 pm
Got myself a lift there and back (cheers Bob aka Shipmate60) many beers for you  :}

All ive got to do is book a pitch for my tent and beg the boss for the day off work so i can attend both days  :-))
Dont think i will be sinking anything this year as only got my Pollux to sail (famous last words eh).

Jay
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Patrick Henry on May 07, 2010, 10:00:25 am
Can I bring my airboat?
Can I bring my offshore boat?
Can I bring my...'ladyfriend'?



Rich
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Marks Model Bits on May 07, 2010, 10:04:00 am
Hi Rich, Yes, Yes and Yes!!!!! O0 O0 O0

Also don't forget to bring your wallet  :-)) :-)) :-))


Mark.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Patrick Henry on May 07, 2010, 10:25:09 am
Wallet? I don't need my wallet Mark, there's this infamous £20 note floating about...  %)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 07, 2010, 10:32:46 am
Rich

I would check with Martin on the first two, as for the third that is entirely up to you mind you if she can cook a good BBQ then the answer is yes {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-)

Only joking, I am sure your ladyfriend will enjoy it,  Phil knows how to burn most things, so the BBQ is in safe hands %% %% %% %% %%


Brian  (starting to get excited)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Robert Davies on May 07, 2010, 10:52:43 am
Dont think i will be sinking anything this year as only got my Pollux to sail (famous last words eh).

Your lifeboat went down quite well I thought....

ba-dump-bump! tiss!

I'll get me coat...

-Rob
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: J.beazley on May 07, 2010, 12:39:47 pm
Now now Rob its a very exclusive Club which myself and Tug Kenny are proud to be in  {-)

On the other hand its gonna be a cracker of a weekend like always  :-))

Jay
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 07, 2010, 01:54:49 pm
One thing you can say about Phil's bbq, you don't get food poisoning {-) You do, however, glow in the dark afterwards as the food has a half life... :}
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 07, 2010, 02:37:39 pm
I do belive I'm still owed for all the salvage I have performed over the past couple Mayhems  {-) {-) {-)

Nothing wrong with my cooking--------mind you I don't need a night light as I glow in the dark

Now, where did I put my £20 note----------like I'm telling you lot   <*<

PS Andy, the wigs at the hairdressers at the moment...... :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 07, 2010, 06:21:37 pm
Wot like this one Phill ?
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 07, 2010, 06:36:20 pm
I am not sure if that is an improvment or not!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 07, 2010, 06:43:09 pm
Just noticed the rather fetching Magic Tree on (her) hat {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 07, 2010, 07:03:54 pm
Well spoted Andy.
IM A TREEeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee :-)) :} :}
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 07, 2010, 09:08:14 pm
If we plant him in the garden will we get a £20 note tree?
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 07, 2010, 09:09:05 pm
Are we still getting Martin style shirts for the Saturday BBQ, If so I need to get to Oxfam



Brian (starting to get a bit more excited)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 07, 2010, 09:14:52 pm

... and this years theme is... Hawaiian shirts

(http://www.alohakine.com/img/aloha_sunset_blue.jpg)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 07, 2010, 09:17:40 pm
You will win hands down, I hear you have a whole wardrobe of them {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-)



Brian (still getting excited)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 07, 2010, 11:03:36 pm
Are we still getting Martin style shirts for the Saturday BBQ, If so I need to get to Oxfam



Brian (starting to get a bit more excited)

Oh yes Brian
Got mine shorted. cost me £2.50.

NO Martin Just Loud
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: FullLeatherJacket on May 07, 2010, 11:15:08 pm
You do, however, glow in the dark

Ah! Competition at last, eh?
FLJ
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 08, 2010, 12:54:09 pm
bloody hell martin, that shirt, THAT shirt, did you mug huggy bear or something?


Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: dougal99 on May 08, 2010, 12:58:41 pm
bloody hell martin, that shirt, THAT shirt, did you mug huggy bear or something?




Some people have taste, some people have taste thrust upon them and some people well erm...  8) 8) 8)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 08, 2010, 02:08:15 pm
... and this years theme is... Hawaiian shirts

Got mine :-))

Now for the grass skirt and coconut {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 08, 2010, 02:58:55 pm
andyn, deargod no!!!! lol leave that for martin!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 08, 2010, 09:12:25 pm
Got mine :-))

Now for the grass skirt and coconut {-)

Now that I want to see Andy your on {-) {-) {-) {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: omra85 on May 09, 2010, 08:40:43 pm
Better not use the local Stevenage grass, Andy  %% %% %% %%

Danny
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 09, 2010, 09:37:28 pm
It'd probably cost a few thousands to make it out off that.... ;)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 10, 2010, 03:43:22 pm
Got my camping tickets today....whoot....excited now!!!! Pay day friday before so I will have some money.......is Phil's bbq gas or real charcoal>>>>>>? :o


Coz if its real then along comes the fish!!! Lets see him bbq that! Also fish fingers!!!!!

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 10, 2010, 03:48:53 pm
Don't be silly, Phil's BBQ is steam powered!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 10, 2010, 04:22:33 pm
Don't be silly, Phil's BBQ is steam powered!

+ a few beers :} :}

Anyway I booked in my caravan today and was told the site was fully booked for the weekend. Only when i said i was there as part of MBM did i get booked in.
SO BE WARNED Tell them when you book in you are with Model Boat Mayhem or you will not get a place.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 10, 2010, 08:15:16 pm
Sounds like it could be crowded again this year, we will have to form a circle like the wagons in the old westerns :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))


Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 10, 2010, 09:02:13 pm
Sounds like it could be crowded again this year, we will have to form a circle like the wagons in the old westerns :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))


Brian
We could from a ring and fire Bass shandy at them.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 10, 2010, 10:44:06 pm
That might be against their "uman rights"   %% %% %% %% %% %%


Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 11, 2010, 03:51:42 pm
Just ghot permission from her who mustbe obeyed to "xxxxx" off onFriday!!!! have booked for Sat night already...but have no money to pay for a friday night pass!!! Sobs in Beer, will have to wait till pay day!!!! Next week!!!!! AGHHHHHH I get time out for good behaviour and no money!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Dueller on May 11, 2010, 09:59:12 pm
I'm hoping to have 20 litres of "Dark destoyer" homebrew ready.

My last brew started as standard bitter with 24 tps of ginger powder to make ginger beer and then i used high tolerance wine yeast to take it to 9.5% abv.

The "Destroyer" has refinements to make it a "best" bitter, but it should brew out to about 10 or 11% abv

Just hope it's ready
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 11, 2010, 11:00:44 pm
Sounds good to me :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 12, 2010, 05:53:48 pm
(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/images/Wicksteed2010.gif)

Contrary a bit of mischievous postings on here by a couple of old soaks .... and a few not so old!

The Mayhem Model Boat Rally at Wicksteed is a 'tea total' family orientated event.


The emphasis as previously will be on:

Bring your boat and have a sail with like minded modellers from all over the country.
Sit and have chat,
See the club displays,
Meet the MPBA,
Meet the manufactures,
Buy your bits from all the Traders, (phone your orders in ahead of time and I'm sure you can avoid postage costs!)
Enter the fun events, Static display, First time builds, Steering, Straight running, Springers, Yachts & Footies,
Tug towing, Club 500 racing - nothing too serious though!  ok2

This is a participation event, you've sent all that time and/or money on that model... come and show it off!.
There will be a 'bring your own' Bar B Q & beer on Saturday evening and a night sail (so put some Christmas lights on your boat).

But most of all, come, relax, put your feet up, have  sail, have a snooze, see all the boats, chat to or avoid as many people as you want!!

See you there and all the Tea, coffee and biscuits are all on SteamboatPhil & I !

Regards,
 Martin - Model Boat Mayhem

PS. Discount park entrance voucher available here on Friday.

                               (http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/images/people1.jpg)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 12, 2010, 06:04:30 pm
Sound like a good plan to me Martin.
Do you think those nice chaps at Model power can bring a charged up battery for my boat. I will email them soon and place my order. Yes tea & coffee for me all day.
Did you ask if there is any chance of a run on the big lake for us petrol heads Martin??
I have ordered the sunshine all weekend so it's bound to rain.
If you are thinking of comming along then don't delay on a Brillo weekend doing what we like best.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 12, 2010, 06:08:34 pm
Hi Bill,
I did have a chat with the Wicksteed MBC... but can't remember what they told me!!  :embarrassed:
(I'll PM you the chairman's email.)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Marks Model Bits on May 12, 2010, 06:47:19 pm
We will be there sometime Friday. We are all looking forward to seeing everyone again. Hopefully the weather will be better than the last two times I was there!!!!!

We will also be putting our new tug semi-kit through its paces throughout the weekend.

Mark, Angie and Hannah.

Almost forgot Hannah will be helping Phil with his straight running demo (or is that beating him again!!!!!) :-)) :-)) :-))

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 12, 2010, 06:54:03 pm
...and I want a go of your new tug!  <*<

http://www.marksmodelbits.com/
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Marks Model Bits on May 12, 2010, 07:08:40 pm
You certainly can have a few goes Martin  :-)) :-)) :-)) no probs......... I had better make sure I have a couple of spare batteries with me!!!!!!



 I will have a few kits  with me, shall I put one aside for you then  :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))


Mark.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 12, 2010, 07:27:12 pm
Really getting excited..but confused! I thought it was tea total, but in the evening BBq & Beer!............no cake!!!!!!! where's the cake!!!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 12, 2010, 07:55:59 pm
We will have our cake .... and eat it!      Alan's promise!  ok2
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 12, 2010, 08:23:03 pm
yipee
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 12, 2010, 10:21:24 pm
Does that thing fit a Zen Mark? ;)

Looking forward to it. Only 17 days now :}
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 12, 2010, 10:47:18 pm
As Martin has quite rightly said the Mayhem event is a tea total family event, it is the evenings you have to watch out for :o :o :o :o :o :o :o Note to self remember to pack the ibuprofen O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0


Brian (still getting excited)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 13, 2010, 08:17:32 am
As the event gets closer I feel its time to get a few boats out, and think of a pile of excusses why I keep getting beat at straight running----maybe there is something to this new fangled wireless control type thing---hummmmm.

Of course its tea total----then the sun goes down  O0

Will have my new toy with me---clue---Mr Dean-----Beale Park------one or two much loved £20 notes   ok2

Will we be having a bring and buy ?

Right better start loading the car--could take a while
And just to show you how upto date our club is, we do run this wireless control thing----see  :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 13, 2010, 09:43:47 am
 ok2
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Colin Bishop on May 13, 2010, 10:29:50 am
Why are they all looking so worried?
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: barryfoote on May 13, 2010, 10:30:04 am
 {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) Brilliant  {-) %% {-) %%
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Dueller on May 13, 2010, 01:48:48 pm
Martin,

I must appologise, I did not intend my beer post to suggest the event might be a boozy weekend away. One of my other hobbies is brewing and in a rather cack handed way i was trying to show what can be done with a little imagination. I have re-read my post and can now see how it may have read to other members.

Once again appologies to all who may have been worried by my post.

Lee

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 13, 2010, 03:45:56 pm

No need to apologize old man,  <*<

Mayhem at Wicksteed is a Fun Family event and we want everyone to come, meet old friends, make news one,
sail your boat, sail someone else's boat, watch other people sail their boats, look in awe at the boats on display,
chat with fellow modellers, meet the traders, enter the fun competitions... eg, beating SteamboatPhil at Straight
running , etc, etc, etc......



.... and then in the evening when the park has closed, and the Bar B Q starts,  Stavros sets fire to his table, then you
 may , if you all been good Mayhemers, have a small bottle of grog!

BTW:  I'm now in round 6 or negotiations with 'Mrs Mayhem' for a chicken curry/stew/casserole/cock-au-vin for the Bar B Q.   :-))

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 13, 2010, 04:40:00 pm
Why are they all looking so worried?
Cause someone got a belt ( electrical shock) of the battery they used to use and fell in the water.  Opps  :} :}
Tea & coffee all day for me.
However beer and BBQ sounds very good for the evening time
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 13, 2010, 05:21:06 pm
I have some insanity sauce for those that wish to partake! If you don't know what it is don't ask!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Dueller on May 13, 2010, 07:38:08 pm
I've not tried insanity, but i have seen it. I have some Encona in the cupboard but it gets used very sparingly.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 13, 2010, 08:07:46 pm
Nothing better to zing up your sandwiches at a race meeting than a nice grease/ petrol/ glowfuel/ lake water combo. I've not gone to one yet where I haven't ended up with slightly odd tasting lunch...
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 14, 2010, 11:29:44 am
Nothing better to zing up your sandwiches at a race meeting than a nice grease/ petrol/ glowfuel/ lake water combo. I've not gone to one yet where I haven't ended up with slightly odd tasting lunch...
That would explain why you are like how you are then Andy.  ;) ;) To much nitro in your rolls mate ain't good for you.  Now petrol on the other hand is fine.
Anyway lets get back on track and talk about the main event of the year.
The sun is going to shine all weekend the water is going to be claim  just like me. Really looking forwards to it now, Just 2 more weeks at work then we will be there.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 14, 2010, 11:39:30 am
Sorry for the diversion Martin

We all got carried away talking about the evening and forgot the main event the day time fun, I will do a penance for my sins of drinking a can of Coca Cola :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o


Brian (still getting excited)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: The long Build on May 14, 2010, 01:17:19 pm
ok2

Thats a rather large box for the transmitter ..
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 14, 2010, 02:06:35 pm
Right Click and print!   :-))


(http://s2.postimage.org/t7JAi.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=Tst7JAi)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 14, 2010, 06:20:48 pm
booked up for Friday night camping now........is there a bring and buy?????
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 14, 2010, 06:37:41 pm

Yes, there will be a Table or 2 set aside for Bring and Buy.


.... some remind me to give my wallet to Mrs Mayhem!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 14, 2010, 06:40:52 pm
I've got shedloads of stuff to shift. Will the RNLI be in attendance again? The proceeds from the sales of my items will go to them.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: warship1 on May 14, 2010, 06:58:03 pm
One year I am going to make it to this event.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 14, 2010, 07:12:25 pm
So whose bringing what boats to Wicksteed then?
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 14, 2010, 07:20:19 pm
TT victoria
1/24 Steam TID  Tug (cheddar engine)
Alfred (PBM TUG KIT)
Glasgow Paddle steamer
3 x Club 500
1 x Interceptor

Plus a few things for sale!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 14, 2010, 07:24:04 pm
does the voucher need to be colour or b/w. also if I print it out it comes out as the size on the screen! I scaled up to 300% in the options and that looks better!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 14, 2010, 07:32:27 pm
Club 500
1/32 Sealight puffer
Pepsi Springer
Bareki (Seaport tug conversion)
Pop pop Titanic
Possibly one other pop pop (top secret) ok2 ok2 ok2 ok2

Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 14, 2010, 07:34:17 pm
does the voucher need to be colour or b/w. also if I print it out it comes out as the size on the screen! I scaled up to 300% in the options and that looks better!

Colour or B/w - any scale.
 The secret phrase is - "Eee, it be a bootiful daaaye!" or "Why aye lass. Whereup them modellie boats?"    :P


(http://s1.postimage.org/Aizji.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=gxAizji)

(http://s1.postimage.org/AiBOr.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=gxAiBOr)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 14, 2010, 07:42:05 pm
where the lilfishy on my lildishy.......
eke eke phatang ole biscuit barrel!


Who is bringing the black pudding for the saturday morning fry up????
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 14, 2010, 07:46:48 pm
So whose bringing what boats to Wicksteed then?

Whatever I can build in time ;)

Mach 1 Swan Skewer,
Kitty the Hellcat,
Melvin the Submarine,
Stuff for sale...
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: knoby on May 14, 2010, 10:05:13 pm
Hi, are boiler test certificates required for boilers under 3bar/litre ? As I'm not going to have enough time to get mine tested.
Hoping to make it up on sunday with the empire & the swordsman. I'm meant to be on call that weekend , but hopefully will be able to swap days

cheers Glenn
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 14, 2010, 10:50:17 pm

   er......... anyone? 
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: dan on May 14, 2010, 11:04:32 pm
So whose bringing what boats to Wicksteed then?

Im hoping to come up with tug-kenny, and will be bring my Al khubar tug  O0
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 14, 2010, 11:06:19 pm
Did you get that Jaguar running in the end? We're desperately needing IC Demo'ers by the looks of it, Bill doesn't want to run his and most of BMPRS will be away at Kingsbury...
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: dan on May 14, 2010, 11:19:26 pm
i cant get it running, i might bring it up to see if someone can get it running for me
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 15, 2010, 08:08:33 am
Hi Knoby (Glen)

No you will not need a boiler certificate if you are under the 3 bar litre (I may have my test equipment with me, if so I will test your boiler if you like)

No what shall I bring......

Well something that floats, but doesn't necessary go straight  {-)
Got to get it alltogether now as I'm off working Israel Monday and get back the day before I head to the great event that is Mayhem----
pauseing briefly to pick up AndyN, pop into his Nans house, have huge fry-up breakfast, watch Andy put up my awning because I'll be too full to move.  O0

Chingdevil drink coke-----------the world will end  :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 15, 2010, 01:29:11 pm
i cant get it running, i might bring it up to see if someone can get it running for me

If you bring the boat, tx and some fuel along, I'll have everything else we need :-)) Oh and some spare plugs if you have some O0
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: dan on May 15, 2010, 03:06:11 pm
Thanks andy :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: debssnal on May 15, 2010, 05:59:09 pm
Hi,i will be bringing the Cygnets mbc type 23 HMS Kent (this model is over 12foot long) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNcIGUnMgOo

I will also bring my new 1:12 scale tid tug. This is a new model from Models by design

(http://s1.postimage.org/D2I10.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=gxD2I10)

I will also bring my newly completed model slipwat coaster
(http://s2.postimage.org/wtQm0.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=TswtQm0)

(http://s2.postimage.org/wu6P0.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=Tswu6P0)

kind regards
Alan
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: DaveB on May 15, 2010, 06:38:06 pm
Hi
I'll bring Portgarth
            Doyouthinkesaurus (modified mountfleet lighter)
            Somesay my freelance airboat
  Vliestrom kit for sale and a couple of speed controlers plus anything else i can fit in the car, is it far from the carpark to the lake?
Dave
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 15, 2010, 07:01:18 pm
Not far at all, I'm on hand all day to help move things around and do odd jobs, plus there's a trolley too.

If you need me... well... I stand out a bit {-) %)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 15, 2010, 07:12:32 pm
SNAP,As my boss says, pete your primed, cocked and loaded, pull the trigger and go!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Rex Hunt on May 15, 2010, 09:52:43 pm
Planning on bringing Hermes as a wip
ATTURM DUKW
Bulldog
Mandy's Kellington and maybe a sailing Wherry.

(Still haven't had confirmation of booking back yet though)

Rex
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: wideawake on May 15, 2010, 10:42:11 pm
Hi all

I'm now planning to be at Wicksteed.   If I can get a pitch I'll bring my old caravan over.  Which nights do I need to book - Friday and Saturday?   When is the BBQ?  I'll bring my own food and throwaway BBQ as I'm vegetarian.

I hope to bring my Colin Archer if I can get the rigging and trials done in time.   Hold up ATM is finding the best way to do the red circle and black number on the mainsail.  I'm going to do some experiments with laser printer heat transfer paper as I don't think I can do it neatly freehand.   I'll also have the Karoline and steam launch Lady Constance.

BTW Phil, I want to finally actually buy a polo shirt (XL) so will bring some money with me.

Cheers

Guy
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 16, 2010, 06:33:11 am
No problem with the shirt Guy,
I'm booked in from the Friday night through to the Monday, we have the lakeside BBQ on the Sat night, and the lovely Mrs Mayhem always produce's some fine curry's / chilli's as well.We also have a night sail-------hummm straight running in the dark (it can only help--maybe fit a bell)
Then back to the camp site site to chat about--well boats  :-)) (and how hot the day has been  {-) {-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 16, 2010, 06:34:51 am
Oh and don't forget to say you are there for the Mayhem boating weekend when booking the camping (or they won't let you in)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: wideawake on May 16, 2010, 09:35:37 am
Thanks Phil I'll give the park a call today.   I'll book Fri, Sat, Sun nights.    Not sure if I can rig lights on any of the boats in time but we'll see.   WRT straight running - how about using a laser beam to point the boat?

Mrs Mayhem's curries sound great for non-veggies.    I'll try to bring a veggie version so I can join in!

Cheers

Guy
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 16, 2010, 05:50:57 pm
Can I build a viking longship for the straight running at night? I can illuminate it by setting it on fire!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 17, 2010, 01:11:48 am
Don't worry about the PA bit Andy. I will be there from Friday eve till Sunday afternoon & I will be happy to do it.
Danny is right My new boat will be on show ONLY this year. The lake is just to small. However if we get the use of the big lake out the back then we could give it ago.  Got my Thames boat nearly done now so it will be there and Oscar springer, Gas Springer + my Nomra boat.
Oh yes If you look in Model boat mag last month and again this month you can see some brill pics of my new NOMRA (soon to changed name) boat.
All ready posed what i'm taking there.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 17, 2010, 04:14:59 pm

I'm been trying for hours to produce a Frequency / schedule chart in Excel but I can format it so it will print out
structurally on A3 landscape but every permutation I've tried comes out too small to write in the boxes.

I would like the Frequencies across the top and time slots underneath....


.... help?    {:-{
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 17, 2010, 04:49:02 pm
Why??????????
Get yourself a 2.4 ghz set up  no more worries :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) {-) %% %%
Any news on if we can use the big lake Martin??
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 17, 2010, 05:05:00 pm
Martin

Why not set it up to print each time slot as a single page then stick them up for people to fill in, I did that for last year but they were not needed


Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Guy Bagley on May 17, 2010, 09:53:26 pm
where the lilfishy on my lildishy.......
eke eke phatang ole biscuit barrel!


Who is bringing the black pudding for the saturday morning fry up????

hey klunk, now you are talking !!!- i am there, bacon butties with a slice of black pudding ! yum...........
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Guy Bagley on May 17, 2010, 09:59:52 pm
Right Click and print!   :-))


(http://s2.postimage.org/t7JAi.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=Tst7JAi)


martin- i have trophy too for you !- it may need a label on it though, can you rustle one up please ?

also do we need to print the parking voucher if we are booked into camp  at wicksteed???
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 18, 2010, 09:58:37 am
Mayhem Clothing Special Wicksteed Rally Prices

Don't be left behind, join the best dressed model boaters around, and grab your Mayhem merchandise while current stocks last (good sales pitch eh  :-)))

Hats     £5-00
Polo Shirts     £13-00      X Large   Large   Med
Sweatshirts    £18-00     X Large    Large
Fleece's         £20-00     x Large    Large     (very limited stock)

(large is up to 46"     X large   46" to 52"   or there abouts)
Available for collection pondside / campsite
And I wil take pre-orders folks

Don't delay order today   (oh I just love this sales chat  {-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 18, 2010, 11:01:57 am
Thanks Phil, I need to get a few replacements myself.

Camper shouldn't need a parking voucher because you will have a camping booking reference.

(Traders will have a different voucher.)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 18, 2010, 03:59:27 pm
ok Sat evening BBQ, How about Sat morn FRY IN!!! (SUNDAY would be good, but maybe a few sore heads, lets just stick eggy sandwiches for Sunday!!)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 18, 2010, 04:27:56 pm

If anyone got a portable / camping stove, I'll provide the bacon and rolls on Sunday morning!     


         http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8688104.stm  :kiss:
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Guy Bagley on May 18, 2010, 05:04:25 pm
i have one if you are serious ?- do you need me to bring it ?
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 18, 2010, 05:27:25 pm

If anyone got a portable / camping stove, I'll provide the bacon and rolls on Sunday morning!     

I'll pack the mental stove then O0 Only I will light it, you lot can save your arm hair...
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 18, 2010, 07:12:57 pm
I have a 2 ring stove with toaster underneath!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 18, 2010, 07:14:02 pm
if we all pool resources we could do a nice brekkie for us all, don't forget the hot water for tea/coffee!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 18, 2010, 07:46:18 pm
I have already packed my stove and the frying pan and the kettle, so mine will also be available. It is only a single ring, but as it is for only me it is plenty big enough. :-)) :-))


Brian

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Shipmate60 on May 18, 2010, 09:21:36 pm
Just don't make too much noise and wake up us off-site sleepers!!!

Bob
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 18, 2010, 10:45:25 pm
I'll pack my double burner as well (plus a couple of extra frying pans, fire extinguishes and brown sauce)

And never fear Steamboat phil's tea urn is always near

Bob, sizzling bacon will have you wide awake now matter how far away you are (plus my special veggie pan for those not inlcined to bacon--veggie sausages taste better as well)
 :-)) :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 18, 2010, 11:47:50 pm
oh what fun only a week and a half to go now :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Netleyned on May 19, 2010, 07:09:05 am
Sounds like Masterchef Mayhem at the Campsite Sunday Morning  :D :D :D :D :D
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 19, 2010, 10:09:14 am
I'm leaving for Israel in a couple of hours, so the thought of a bacon butty in a weeks time should keep me going  :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Guy Bagley on May 19, 2010, 02:07:11 pm
so how many of us are camping overnight ?- the field is gonna be full !!!!! O0
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 19, 2010, 02:45:24 pm
I think we will make a fair dent in it, as far as I can count (or that I know of) at least 10    :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 19, 2010, 03:00:15 pm
I have booked in me & my Caravan Friday till Sunday. By the way those leaving on Sunday have to have there site clear by 5PM unless Martin can have a word with Wiki park people
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Guy Bagley on May 19, 2010, 05:45:01 pm
i am booked friday to sunday too.....
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 19, 2010, 06:05:51 pm
me and daughter in fri and sat nights...........I have Oxford sauce!!!! Plus don't forget the Insanity Sauce for the BBQ.......Beware all!!!
Anyone got any 151 jamacian rum???? we could have a 151 challange. (if you don't know what it is, don't ask!!!) or some petrun??? Will bring Benedictine and port!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: modelboatbits on May 19, 2010, 07:19:33 pm
Hi, All   :-))

Can anyone help, I have sent several e-mail's to Martin but no reply he may not be getting my mail
so I am asking anyone that can advise on below.
 
I am down to attend wicksteed park as a trader:  modelboatbits
 
I have never attended this event so I was wondering about the camping facility.
 
Is the campsite close to where I have been allocated my traders pitch?
 
Also do I have to book the camping through wicksteed park website directly?
 
If you could kindly advise on these point's or any other information about the event
that would be great, I am really looking forward to it, Just need the good weather.
 
Many Thank's
 
Steve
modelboatbits %%
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 19, 2010, 07:32:12 pm
I've just been on the phone to Martin, he's up to his eyes at the mo sorting out the traders' stuff :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: modelboatbits on May 19, 2010, 07:53:24 pm
That's great

Just had e-mail from martin,  I was just having a small age related panic as I am new to this event and hope to fully have a great weekend.

Can't wait.

STEVE  :-))  :-))  :-))  {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 19, 2010, 07:57:16 pm
Hi Steve

You book the campsite through Wicksteed it is £15.00 per night, tell them it is for the Mayhem weekend as I understand it is quite busy that weekend. The campsite is about 5 minutes walk from the lake, most of us put our boats in our cars so we get really lazy and drive. If you want to unload you gear you can park very close to the lake to do that, but the park do not like cars left there as there is a railway that runs along side the lake so it will have to be moved.  There is a car parking area about 1 minute from where you can unload, so your van/car is within easy reach. The lake has a good path all the way around, so moving gear is fairly easy, do not forget your gazebo/marquee. I am getting there early on the Friday, the park are ok with us getting there early to set up so if you want to that will be ok. there is no charge for entry or parking if you are camping there

I will PM you my phone number if there is anything else you want to know give me a ring.

Brian

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: modelboatbits on May 19, 2010, 08:08:39 pm
Brian

That's a great help,  I will give you a call if only to say hello but the detail given so far is great for me.

P.S.  They don't throw newbies into the lake or make them pay the first round in the pub or anythin else do they {:-{
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 19, 2010, 08:22:52 pm

Sorry about the delay in replying there Steve.... I was busy dreaming about the bacon rolls we having Sunday...... mmmmmmm!
 I may begrudgingly save you one!  ok2

If anyone needs any information, please contact me by replying here or PM or email or carrier pigeon!

  Aloha!,  Martin  

PS. It's now 8:30 pm can i have my lunch break now?



Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Shipmate60 on May 19, 2010, 08:27:48 pm
Steve,
New Traders ALWAYS get thrown in unless..................................
Copious amounts of beer and bacon butties supplied!!!

Bob
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 19, 2010, 08:38:46 pm
Steve,
New Traders ALWAYS get thrown in unless..................................
Copious amounts of beer and bacon butties supplied!!!

Bob

NO butter in my roll thanks Crispy bacon.  yum yum!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: modelboatbits on May 19, 2010, 08:39:16 pm
Sorry i'm teetotal and don't eat bacon so I can maintain my size zero figure  :}

oop's can't get away wiv that just seen my photo, Oh well beer and bacon butties are on me then.

I'm not supplying the sauce though.      :P                            
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 19, 2010, 08:51:12 pm
bacon, fried egg, black pudding, beans, mushrooms ,eggy bread or fried slice (both!!) sausage and tea and toast...think thats me for the day! (I might have missed something off the list but cannot think of it. Martin you are free to join me or are you going round each camper collecting bacon butties as rent!!!! (mayhem rent!)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: modelboatbits on May 19, 2010, 08:59:40 pm
grilled tomatoes,  The missing item
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Guy Bagley on May 19, 2010, 11:55:44 pm
klunk, what about hash browns ???

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 20, 2010, 07:19:36 am

I hope you guys are gonna bring some model boats too!   ;D
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 20, 2010, 08:15:16 am
I hope you guys are gonna bring some model boats too!   ;D
Dosen't sound like it Martin.
OK you lot now we have got the Menu shorted out and the bar set up LETS GET ON WITH MODEL BOATING. :-)) :-)) :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Made it to 80 (25p Richer now) on May 20, 2010, 10:49:40 am
The question springs to mind "Whats a boat Martin?"
                      Cheers
                         Bob
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 20, 2010, 11:19:33 am
Knew there was something I'd forgotten....

Off to the shed to go build some boats.... {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 20, 2010, 11:25:11 am

Andy tells me he's bringing a whole load of stuff for the bring and buy sale, if anyone notices me near that table, try to drag me away....
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 20, 2010, 11:31:46 am
Greetings from Israel (anyone know of any model shops in Tel Aviv--well as I'm here)

Now Klunk, I have not only 151 (+ /- 10%) I also have some hot sauce with a half life of a million years, runs steamboats, petrol boats, electric boats and sail boats.
Shall I bring it along, should make brekkie go with a bang !!!!

 :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Guy Bagley on May 20, 2010, 11:41:02 am
I hope you guys are gonna bring some model boats too!   ;D


martin,   that goes without saying....................boats will be going too..........
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 20, 2010, 11:56:41 am
Andy tells me he's bringing a whole load of stuff for the bring and buy sale, if anyone notices me near that table, try to drag me away....

Oh you'll have to visit it sometime ;)

Greetings from Israel (anyone know of any model shops in Tel Aviv--well as I'm here)

Not sure that they'll take £20 notes Phil {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: modelboatbits on May 20, 2010, 01:06:33 pm
I fully understood the model boat bit,  But I Couldn't understand the MAYHEM bit?

But now I do,  I'll have some of that {-) 
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 20, 2010, 01:30:28 pm
I knew there was something I was missing from my things to do for the weekend, build some boats thats it :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o


Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 20, 2010, 02:46:41 pm
Greetings from Israel (anyone know of any model shops in Tel Aviv--well as I'm here)

Now Klunk, I have not only 151 (+ /- 10%) I also have some hot sauce with a half life of a million years, runs steamboats, petrol boats, electric boats and sail boats.
Shall I bring it along, should make brekkie go with a bang !!!!

 :-))
no ideas on model shops in Tel Aviv.
Bring the hot sauce we can have some fun, If you bring the 151 we can give it to Martin as a shot and see him passout! Then all we would need is a Tattooist!! we couuld tattoo Mayhem Weekend 2010 on his backside!!! LOL (no Offense Martin) Failing that shave peoples eye brows off when they are asleep!!!!!

On the brekkie front, grilled toks (yuk) hash browns defo but something still not right!!!.........................KIPPERS!!!!!!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 20, 2010, 05:08:33 pm
there is a high probability that wicksteed2010 will be sans Ghost! :(
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 20, 2010, 05:57:27 pm
there is a high probability that wicksteed2010 will be sans Ghost! :(

Dose that mean you are going to Wiki then Ghost???
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Robert Davies on May 20, 2010, 05:58:33 pm
Greetings from Israel (anyone know of any model shops in Tel Aviv--well as I'm here)

http://www.pilotage-rc.com/news/1247755818

-Rob

ps Back on with the normal(!) service now....
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 21, 2010, 07:07:38 am
Found a model shop last night on my way to dinner, going back now to check out prices

Bill   FYI  "sans Ghost" means no ghost  O0    now who's beer are we going to drink  {:-{
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Guy Bagley on May 21, 2010, 10:37:06 am
Are we still getting Martin style shirts for the Saturday BBQ, If so I need to get to Oxfam



Brian (starting to get a bit more excited)


found a hawian style horse blanket yesterday !! so i bought it ! {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 21, 2010, 11:30:00 am
Dose that mean you are going to Wiki then Ghost???

exactly that :(
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 21, 2010, 01:15:13 pm
exactly that :(
Pitty you can't make it Ghost. Guess we will have to drink brian's Bass shandy then.
Is Model power going???? only I want to but a battery from them and get them to charge it up ready to go on saturday. I have emailed them but no reply as yet.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 21, 2010, 01:29:41 pm
bill, i know, it sucks!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 21, 2010, 02:34:32 pm
Why not buy the battery and charge it at the weekend?? I am bringing a charger that will do both Nicad and Nimh. I have got my shirt for Saturday night swmbo took one look at it shook her head and walked away. I can tell she was impressed with it {-) {-) {-) {-) {-)

Brian (even more excited)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 21, 2010, 04:11:33 pm
Why not buy the battery and charge it at the weekend?? I am bringing a charger that will do both Nicad and Nimh. I have got my shirt for Saturday night swmbo took one look at it shook her head and walked away. I can tell she was impressed with it {-) {-) {-) {-) {-)

Brian (even more excited)
I need a gell lead acid jobby. These take a bit of time to charge up.  I will give it till Monday to see if I get a reply then i will order it and charge it ready to go.
My wife got me my shirt, It's reel good!! You will all have to wait & see.  Is anyone eles got a shrit to where??? We can't let Martin win this one.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 21, 2010, 04:29:43 pm
research is going on this end!!!! Have a shirt and matching shorts in mind though!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Dueller on May 21, 2010, 04:41:30 pm
Primark have got some really loud/dodgy shorts in at the moment
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 21, 2010, 05:10:08 pm
Primark have got some really loud/dodgy shorts in at the moment


Why am I not surprised O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0


Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 21, 2010, 05:38:33 pm

Roll Call:

Chingdevil: Springers and Club 500 races
SteamboatPhil & Stavros: Straight running - boat rescuing!
Andy & Bill: Power boat demonstrations
Lifeboat Boys: Lifeboat parade
Big Don: All things Welch
Me & Guy: King's food tester
Ghost: AWAL

Mrs & Little Miss Mayhem: Tea, Coffee.... Chili-con-carne!

Me: Inane chatter on the microphone, chief cook and bottle washer.


.... OK, what have I missed?
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 21, 2010, 06:03:10 pm
KLUNK AND DAUGHTER General silliness!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 21, 2010, 06:21:18 pm
You missed telling me I was running the Club 500 <*< <*< <*< <*< <*<


Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Guy Bagley on May 21, 2010, 06:22:47 pm
right ok,

 i will produce an award/ trophy type thing for  ' best dressed / worst dressed generally -you must be joking - are you going to seriously wear that to sat nights barbeque' award '

so dig out your meanest baddest loudest  ' pulling' gear !!!  %%


and as martin says, me and him are the chief foood tasters !!!- bring on your hot sauce!!!- we are ready !


ps cold stellas in caravan fridge just in case !
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 21, 2010, 07:15:16 pm
fermented yaks milk for me please
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 22, 2010, 12:04:57 am

Roll Call:

Chingdevil: Springers and Club 500 races
SteamboatPhil & Stavros: Straight running - boat rescuing!
Andy & Bill: Power boat demonstrations
Lifeboat Boys: Lifeboat parade
Big Don: All things Welch
Me & Guy: King's food tester
Ghost: AWAL

Mrs & Little Miss Mayhem: Tea, Coffee.... Chili-con-carne!

Me: Inane chatter on the microphone, chief cook and bottle washer.


.... OK, what have I missed?
Me & Andy Powerboat on the BIG LAKE.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 22, 2010, 07:41:28 am
Me & Andy Powerboat on the BIG LAKE.

I can't seem to get an answer from Wicksteed MBC.....    {:-{
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 22, 2010, 08:37:24 am
I can't seem to get an answer from Wicksteed MBC.....    {:-{
IC Martin. oh well !!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 22, 2010, 08:55:07 am
Wot no sumo springer fighting !!!!

Just off to troll the beach by the Dead Sea (which is really smelly today !) to see what loud / bright shirt I can find.........

Counting down the days........

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 22, 2010, 09:18:21 am

Wot no sumo springer fighting !!!!

Just off to troll the beach by the Dead Sea (which is really smelly today !) to see what loud / bright shirt I can find.........

Counting down the days........


It a tough life for some....

Springer games:  http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=21652.msg226876#msg226876
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Dueller on May 22, 2010, 10:15:42 am

Bob, sizzling bacon will have you wide awake now matter how far away you are (plus my special veggie pan for those not inlcined to bacon--veggie sausages taste better as well)
 :-)) :-))
Me and wendy will also have some vegetarian stuff including a BBQ as Wendy is a complete Veggie and will not even use equipment that has touched meat. I however am a carnivore to excess which makes our mealtimes interesting.
Title: Re: Wicksteed III - The Event!
Post by: bbdave on May 22, 2010, 02:51:15 pm
fingers crossed for the weather can't be this good two weeks running can it??
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 22, 2010, 02:53:26 pm
Well I had a helping hand to polish up my boat ready for Wiki park next week. Meet my grandson Oscar.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 22, 2010, 04:06:33 pm
I do have a veggie only BBQ as well should anyone wish to borrow it (with all the required tools)

Now I see how you steer the boat Bill, Radio Oscar    {-) {-) {-) {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 22, 2010, 04:09:58 pm
bill, just how big is the yellow peril?
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 22, 2010, 04:55:26 pm
It isn't yellow, think LIME green, yes LIME :o

57 inches? Smaller than my sub....
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 22, 2010, 04:59:01 pm
just had a bbq to brush up the skills, Salmon parcels, stirfry, steak, homemade burgers, and swordfish...........yum
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 22, 2010, 08:19:57 pm
One hell of a guest list Klunk....so how were the sasuages  {-) {-)


Now will I need my petrol blowlamp to get things started........ ;)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 22, 2010, 10:41:46 pm
lol ken gould is trying to get hold of you, he is out of action for some time due to his back, so can you pick up your mpba emails!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: wideawake on May 22, 2010, 10:49:25 pm
I've booked the caravan for Friday and Saturday nights.   I'll probably only get there just before the arrival deadline on Friday as I'll be picking the 'van up from the service engineers and coming straight on.   I'll have some vegetraian food with me and a BBQ tray to cook on unless we're going to have two BBQs going, one for veggie stuff.   I'm not as strict as Dueller's wife.   I don't eat anything with eyes but my carnivore partner and I do share kitchen equipment.

Roll on next w/e

Guy
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Rex Hunt on May 23, 2010, 04:55:37 am
 I don't eat anything with eyes .

Roll on next w/e

Guy


Hmmmm   no potatoes either then?

 ok2


Rex
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: wideawake on May 23, 2010, 09:38:14 am

Hmmmm   no potatoes either then?

 ok2


Rex

I was having bets with myself on how long it would take for that one to surface Rex!    :-)

I'm still waiting for "Lamb's vegetarian; it only eats grass"

Cheers

Guy
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 23, 2010, 09:59:45 am
Bring on Phil's bangers, Ghost not going but I'm sure we can send him the bar tab. Best he went really .  Tested out mt BMPRS boat this morn all good to go now. Ah yes just got to get me caravan out on Thursday night and load it up ready for the off on Friday afternoon.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 23, 2010, 12:44:43 pm
6 days left now :}

So far my 'for sale' list includes:

Hydro&Marine Colibri fast electric,
Graupner Mega Dragstar fast electric,
Prestwich Skorpion multi (new),
Precedent Perkasa 37" GRP
Wooden cabin cruiser thing,
A selection of motors including 700's, 900's, 540's, 600's etc
A complete IC airboat engine pod,
A large ally case big enough for 2 Tx's
Most probably a Heng Long Tiger tank,
Some model boating accessories.....

Martin, get the wallet ready ;D
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 23, 2010, 03:23:34 pm

     :-)  Hmmmmmmmm ....   £££££££££  %%
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 23, 2010, 03:24:47 pm

I wonder if we can fit an outboard to the back of Bill caravan?......
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 23, 2010, 03:55:31 pm

I wonder if we can fit an outboard to the back of Bill caravan?......

What are you on about, it's got one already ;) ;) ;)

My stuff is actually very cheap Martin....
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 23, 2010, 04:40:24 pm
does the heng long come with a snorkel???
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 23, 2010, 06:28:39 pm

I wonder if we can fit an outboard to the back of Bill caravan?......

It has got just about every thing eles on my caravan, but I don't think theres an outboard motor Martin.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 23, 2010, 07:01:47 pm
Phil will need a boiler certificate for my cheddar could you oblige???? My man cannot do it in time!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 23, 2010, 07:18:53 pm
Phil's in Isreal....
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 23, 2010, 07:21:34 pm
I know he has been posting from there!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 23, 2010, 07:38:49 pm
Not going to do a boiler test from there though is he? ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: bbdave on May 23, 2010, 09:21:13 pm
No but he did say he was taking his kit to Wicksteed and might be able to do them (if you read his posts)  :P
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 23, 2010, 09:24:48 pm
I'm taking the widdle.... {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 24, 2010, 04:35:51 am
Phil's good, but not that good!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: gingyer on May 24, 2010, 09:35:16 am
Well that's me all sorted got camping sorted and most importantly
I have got the time off for my first wicksteed visit
So will see you on friday  :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Guy Bagley on May 24, 2010, 01:23:19 pm
hey wide awake we have alot in common... ( not just names )

my missus is a veggie too , i am an out and out carnivore but she dont mind sharing barbque tongs either !!!
 how many veggies will there be, its getting scary, the world is being overun with salad munchers.....
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: wideawake on May 24, 2010, 02:09:28 pm
hey wide awake we have alot in common... ( not just names )

my missus is a veggie too , i am an out and out carnivore but she dont mind sharing barbque tongs either !!!
 how many veggies will there be, its getting scary, the world is being overun with salad munchers.....

Hi Guy

Less of the  salad munchers!  :-)   My carnivore (or more accurately omnivore) partner eats more tasteless green stuff than I do!!   We need our protein too, we just get it from different sources.   Actually betwen us we're a right pair.   I'm veggie and Type II diabetic and she's dairy and egg intolerant so eating out can be fun at times   :(( :((

We used to share a lot of Quorn based products but we can't do that any longer as they're bound with egg white and it seems to be the albumne that she reacts to.


Cheers

Gu (the other one)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: brianc on May 24, 2010, 05:08:38 pm
Well that's me all sorted got camping sorted and most importantly
I have got the time off for my first wicksteed visit
So will see you on friday  :-))

I suppose you`ll force me to come too,eh gingyer?
Lets see.....I DO have  a lot on this weekend,lay some new decking,paint the fence, decorate the bathroom  %%

Ah well,I`ll just have to put it all on hold (agian),won`t I?   %) {-)

See you all on Friday :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: gingyer on May 24, 2010, 05:12:33 pm
that's the spirit Brian
as you know I don't do house work and try to avoid ALL work {-) {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 24, 2010, 05:17:16 pm
Can I do a quick count as it seems that us carnivores are in the minority here!!!!
2 for meat here, green stuff for decoration!
ps what time can we get on site from on friday!!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 24, 2010, 05:33:24 pm

About midday Friday.
 I'll be there from then on too .... looking for conscripts to help put up the Mayhem marquee.  :-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 24, 2010, 05:36:45 pm
I was hoping you would say 10am onwards, but i WILL HELP PUT IT UP AFTER PEGGING OUT FOR ldmbc AND mpba!
pS i WILL have the MPBA banner from Ken Gould for you as well!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: 6705russell on May 24, 2010, 05:41:15 pm
Are we ok leaving the boats and other kit in the gazebos overnight?

Thanks

Russ
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: modelboatbits on May 24, 2010, 06:00:03 pm
I think boats are usually safe left lying about,
However guard your bacon, Sausage, Burgers & Beer
for dear life.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 24, 2010, 06:00:45 pm

Wicksteed is a secure site but I wouldn't if I were you.
 We locked all our stuff away in car boots last year.
 There may be room in the Wicksteed MBC lockup but you'll need to make that arrangement with them yourself.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 24, 2010, 06:02:56 pm
all veggie stuff can be left out, but me and Guy will be food hunting through the night, in the event of no food being available,booze then we will go snark hunting!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Dueller on May 24, 2010, 06:05:14 pm
Have got everything booked. We can get all the camping stuff in the car but i have just fitted a tow bar and am scouring Ebay for a trailer for sale.

Car has got bulb sensors and all sorts of other electrickery on it. Tow bars are not as easy as they used to be...
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 24, 2010, 06:05:38 pm
MEAT FOR me.
Martin are you doing a chip shop run on Friday night??
PS I will have a big van trailer for sale in July. It will fit in a garage
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Colin Bishop on May 24, 2010, 06:52:05 pm
Last year on the Saturday night after the evening sail the guy who runs the railway kindly allowed us to put our boats on to the train which was then run into the station for the night behind securely locked gates and a security fence. As Martin says, probably not best to leave gear around the pondside overnight. Who knows what the local pondlife might get up to?

I really envy you lot as I shall miss the show this year, it's shaping up to be really good.

Colin
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Dueller on May 24, 2010, 08:18:25 pm
Was looking for something abou 4' x 3' (load area), as i have now got some racking and a workbench in the garage.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 24, 2010, 08:36:55 pm
Was looking for something abou 4' x 3' (load area), as i have now got some racking and a workbench in the garage.
Na my one is a tad bigger. not to worry.
See you at WIKI Park
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 24, 2010, 09:08:13 pm
Just checked out the  weather. NOT GOOD.  cold 14 c thunder on Friday pm and cold & showers Saturday.   :(( :((
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: dan on May 24, 2010, 09:13:36 pm
will anyone be wearing name badges for those who havent been before?  %)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 24, 2010, 09:30:43 pm
what weather you looking atm mine says 18-20 with slight breeze!! (sorry thats Sunday morning the breeze bit!!!)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 24, 2010, 10:03:30 pm
Take a look at this.
http://weather.uk.msn.com/local.aspx?wealocations=wc:UKXX0254&q=Kettering%2c+England
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 24, 2010, 10:44:40 pm

Better bring lots or sun tan lotion then!   :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 24, 2010, 10:48:58 pm
Taken from the PWS web site
   
 
 
  UK 7 Day Forecast
Valid from Friday May 28th 2010 to
Thursday June 3rd 2010
 
A mixed forecast, but no Bank Holiday washout.  The emphasis being on 'dry' weather, where people can at least get out and about.
 
For the north, some rain around, but the percentages lean towards there being more drier weather than wetter weather.  Daytime temperatures will be on the cool side compared with recent values, in the 14c to 16c region, falling away to no lower than 8c/46f overnight.  The daytime values will revive themselves as the week progresses.  Winds start north westerly, eventually ending up south easterly.
 
For the southern half of the UK, more encouraging.  For the bulk of time looking dry with some sunny intervals.  Daytime temperatures in the 17c to 19c region, and no lower than 10c/50f overnight.  As with the north, daytime values will revive themselves as the week progresses, climbing possibly into the mid 20's.  Winds start north westerly, eventually ending up south easterly. 
 
Sun cream it is then :-)) :-)) :-))

Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Guy Bagley on May 24, 2010, 10:52:28 pm
rain , rain and rain............what- and thats from the met office site .......so many contrasting reports  ???? last time I went to mayhem we were washed out.... i remember the mud down the bottom end of the lake by the lifeboat guys... !
- it was fun,. will pack my wellies this year !

 i also remeber we were in a tent and got very sodden !- at least this year we have the caravan !!!- looking forward to it though !
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 24, 2010, 11:09:03 pm
As long as it isn't boiling hot like today or last Wiki park I don't mind...
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: DaveB on May 25, 2010, 07:05:03 pm
For those of us unable to stay overnight is there anywhere on site that we can get something to eat during the day.
Dave
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 25, 2010, 07:25:30 pm
yes ther are some burger places and  a restaurant!

ps can we have generators?????
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 25, 2010, 07:33:22 pm
ps can we have generators?????

I ran a very quite honda gen both on the camp site and at our stand and no one said anything.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 25, 2010, 08:16:58 pm
Martin

Runs a generator throughout the weekend for the PA, so I would say yes just not too noisy

Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: gingyer on May 25, 2010, 08:18:39 pm
was just wondering do we bring our own tables for the models to sit on when they
are not saling?
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 25, 2010, 08:19:59 pm
yes!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Rex Hunt on May 25, 2010, 09:56:21 pm
What is the 'form' on the BBQ?
Is it a central thing?
Do we all 'chip in?
How do we contribute or
Do we all do our own thing?

Sorry about the 'dumb questions' but this will be my first Mayhem event and I don';t quite know what to expect.

 :embarrassed:

Looking forward eagerly to the weekend.

Rex
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: flashtwo on May 25, 2010, 10:07:36 pm
Hi Mayhemers,

Great news - the paint has just dried on this winters secret project and I hope to have yet another maiden voyage at Wicksteed (last year was the computer controlled flash steamer "Vital Byte").

This year's steam boat has no computer, no engine, no propellor and, also, no rudder and is somewhat .... different! (although the shape may suggest it, it is not pyramid power!).

Hopefully, if its not too rough, I shall be exploring its performance (I'm as much in the dark as anyone else as to what might happen).

Looking forward to great Wicksteed 2010.

Ian.






Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 25, 2010, 10:23:38 pm
Rex, we all get to the side of the lake, have a few beers and carry on sailing the boats (fit lights on it). Bring your own food and chuck it on the barbies. Don't know what's planned for this year but last year we had about 6 disposable ones.

Ian, going by that description it's a pop-pop boat? {-)

Best thing I can say to all these newcomers to the event is go with the flow, it's a brilliant weekend out and is about the most fun you can have with a model boat :-)) Most of what you need is what you'd take on a camping trip, but with the addition of model boats. The main aim is to have fun O0
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: flashtwo on May 25, 2010, 10:31:40 pm
Hi Andy,

There's no "pop-pop" with this boat! ( it might "glug-glug").

Keep guessing...

See you there.

Ian.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 25, 2010, 10:58:21 pm
Whatever it is, I'm in no doubt I'll be the one sent to fetch it when it does go 'Glug Glug' {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 25, 2010, 11:05:56 pm
Rex
I am bringing a couple of disposable BBQs so there is going to be some spare space, bring what you want to eat. As Andyn has said while we barbie we sail some boats into the darkness as well, and we might have a beer or three. Bring some food for lunch over the weekend, otherwise you might miss something as you wander off to get something.

See you there


Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: bbdave on May 25, 2010, 11:09:25 pm
I'll put money on the rain starting at 10 {:-{
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 25, 2010, 11:11:10 pm
Don't be pessimistic, it'll once again be ^%$%^£ hot....
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: modelboatbits on May 25, 2010, 11:40:46 pm
If I don't have a beer I start singing to help me cope.

If I do have a beer it starts me singin.

Either way it's gonna rain unless someone bring's a gag to keep me quiet. :D
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 25, 2010, 11:51:14 pm
MSN are still saying it's going to rain. Bar humbug. Still as far as I know my boats don't mind getting wet and Im going to stand under cover somewhere.
http://weather.uk.msn.com/local.aspx?wealocations=wc:UKXX0254&q=Kettering%2c+England
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 26, 2010, 06:46:14 am
Ha whats a little rain, I will bring covers for the boats though, they really don't like getting wet.
So Ian you have been busy over the winter (I cant see any problems running it ----note to all others.....I know what it is......gulp)
Right just about to fly back from Israel for this huuuugggggeeeeee event  :-))
And only one day to try and get all my bits together,  {:-{
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Made it to 80 (25p Richer now) on May 26, 2010, 09:15:12 am
BBDave is only saying that it will rain cos he isn't camping this year !
                                 Cheers
                                     Bob
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Dreadstar on May 26, 2010, 10:50:21 am
I would hazzard a guess that you're going with a solar powered boat this year flashtwo. :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: wideawake on May 26, 2010, 11:00:15 am
I would hazzard a guess that you're going with a solar powered boat this year flashtwo. :-))

Given the weather forecast, hopefully it'll have a back up system that collects the rain on the roof of the boat and uses that to feed a flash steam unit!   ok2

Guy
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 26, 2010, 03:08:38 pm
could I bring a petrol generater??????
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 26, 2010, 03:31:40 pm
Generators are OK, just as long it a quiet one.   :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: bbdave on May 26, 2010, 04:40:24 pm
Don't worry Bob Mr Mears has taugt me how to handle a little rain


Dave
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Peewee on May 26, 2010, 04:45:01 pm
A daft question i know, what time on Saturday is kick off <*<  or should that be start of the fun :D
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 26, 2010, 04:57:02 pm
A daft question i know, what time on Saturday is kick off <*<  or should that be start of the fun :D
The fun will start when you get there.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 26, 2010, 05:12:26 pm

Gates open to the laity about 10am.....!

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 26, 2010, 05:38:58 pm
getting very excited...pmsl
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 26, 2010, 05:44:03 pm
Where ready already.....

(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=17021.0;attach=74606;image)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 26, 2010, 05:46:37 pm
Tasters from last rear....

(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=17021.0;attach=68140;image)

(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=17021.0;attach=68120;image)

(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=17021.0;attach=68023;image)

(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=17021.0;attach=68008;image)

(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=17021.0;attach=68007;image)

(http://www.viewing.com/Mars%20model%20pics/DSC00170%20(Small).JPG)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: dave301bounty on May 26, 2010, 05:53:28 pm
Where ready already.....

(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=17021.0;attach=74606;image)
  jeezees who the hell is that .? who/ever its bloody good .laugh ,what a man ..
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 26, 2010, 06:01:05 pm
That's the man we've got to take good care of {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: bbdave on May 26, 2010, 06:18:18 pm
Just prayed to rain gods for a cancelation i think they'll do as i say
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 26, 2010, 09:26:50 pm
Phil are you taking Moonbeam to sell?>????
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 27, 2010, 09:39:43 am
It would seem that the nice chaps at Wicksteed park are going to let us petrol heads run some DEMO runs on the big lake. However we do have to find a 300m boom around the area. Hopfully this can be shorted out.
In the mean time all normal rules will be used at all times.
1 Failsafes will be fitted & Check out before each run by me. OOD.
2 We are only going to run a demo so NO RACING on the lake at any time.
3 If your boat is to nosey you will be ask to stop ASAP and not allowed to run again.
I do want you to bring your petrol head boats and enjoy yourself's but H&S and common sense MUST be the 1st concern at all times.
I will post the BMPRS rule latter today.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 27, 2010, 10:18:39 am

  In honour of the 70th anniversary of Operation Dynamo, the Dunkirk "Little ships" rescue,  lets put on flotilla of as many boats as we can.

..... in part:  http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8707657.stm
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 27, 2010, 11:24:04 am
Wasn't planing on bringing the moonbeam to sell Klunk, just me, a pile of boats, AndyN and (you'll like this) a steel hull (up for sale chaps) and hidden away my £20 note.  {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 27, 2010, 12:15:42 pm
More teasers....

(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=17021.0;attach=67413;image)

(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=17021.0;attach=67407;image)

(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=17021.0;attach=67408;image)

(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=17021.0;attach=67409;image)

(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=17021.0;attach=67411;image)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 27, 2010, 12:17:56 pm
Don't forget to print off your parking discount vouchers!......


(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/images/Voucher2010a.jpg)

http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/images/Voucher2010a.jpg (http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/images/Voucher2010a.jpg)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Number 6 on May 27, 2010, 02:06:07 pm
Hi everyone, have managed to escape from The Village. This may have been answered already,but... What time are we able to get in on Saturday? Is it possible to set anything up on the Friday afternoon? Would I be able to leave a small trailer there overnight so don't have to pack it all up Saturday to set up again Sunday? Thanks, Number 6. :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 27, 2010, 02:38:28 pm
I believe the gates open about 9am and the park is open from 10am.


All, none, some of these people may be present..... limitations of current bails pending.

(http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd159/andrewh_photo/wicksteed/DSCF0900-1.jpg)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 27, 2010, 02:41:21 pm
Some of us will be there about noon on Friday, to set things up. What is in the trailer? could it be parked beside a caravan or tent overnight?.

Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 27, 2010, 02:42:32 pm
Unlike some I do not have to worry about bail, I have served my time at Mayhem ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D


Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 27, 2010, 04:48:45 pm
Well all these lovly pictures of last year and i havn't seen one of me or my boat yet. Oh well here's a youtube link of a video Ghost took last year of my boat. Enjoy???
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXYt2ZSq07U
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Netleyned on May 27, 2010, 05:07:50 pm
Looking at these pictures
Is it de riguer to have the folded arms stance at the lakeside?

Ned
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 27, 2010, 05:10:03 pm
finished work...roofrack and box on and loaded, final charge on the last batteries, boats checked ready to load.........very exicited now.........think I have wet myself............nope spilt my tea down my lap again!


print badge off..........Bump!¨ :-) ok2 :-)) :} :D ;D {-) %% :P 8)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: FullLeatherJacket on May 27, 2010, 05:10:58 pm
Is it de riguer to have the folded arms stance at the lakeside?

When you look like Brian "Ching", Martin D and me (i.e. thinner from the front) it helps to smooth out the side view..................maybe?  :o
FLJ
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: DickyD on May 27, 2010, 05:45:50 pm
Is it de riguer to have the folded arms stance at the lakeside?

When you look like Brian "Ching", Martin D and me (i.e. thinner from the front)
FLJ
Who told you that  %) {-) {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 27, 2010, 05:52:02 pm
Well all these lovly pictures of last year and i havn't seen one of me or my boat yet.......

Here we go!   More next week!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: debssnal on May 27, 2010, 05:52:46 pm
Hi All,

I have spent most of the day getting cakes ready for you hungry lot.

Are you still on a diet Martin? ok2

 I know Steamboat Phil can even manage one piece of cake!!!  {-)

Here are a few pictures just to get you dribbling

See you all Saturday Morning.

regards
Debbie


1. Cherry and Walnut and 50 Fairy Cakes


(http://s3.postimage.org/MPwSA.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=PqMPwSA)

2. 2 x Ginger Cakes

(http://s3.postimage.org/MPOkA.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=PqMPOkA)

3. Apple and Sultana and Chocolate Cake

(http://s1.postimage.org/lhljJ.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=gxlhljJ)

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 27, 2010, 05:56:20 pm
Put me down for a bit of your Ginger cake.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 27, 2010, 06:02:58 pm
can i marry you or at least lodge...cake mmmmmmmmmmm yum
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: bbdave on May 27, 2010, 06:20:01 pm
Any fast electric boys going to show the i.c. guys what a fast boat looks like?  :}
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 27, 2010, 06:36:30 pm
Is it de riguer to have the folded arms stance at the lakeside?

When you look like Brian "Ching", Martin D and me (i.e. thinner from the front) it helps to smooth out the side view..................maybe?  :o
FLJ

Thanks FLJ

Remember we meet by water very soon <*< <*< <*< <*<

Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 27, 2010, 06:40:18 pm
Oh man Ginger cake, already dribbling (note to self dribbling at work does not look good) :embarrassed: :embarrassed: :embarrassed: :embarrassed: :embarrassed:

Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Number 6 on May 27, 2010, 07:13:51 pm
Trailer just got 2 tables,couple of chairs and a gazebo in. Nowt valuable like bbq food or beer! Trying cram them in the car idealy! :-)) {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 27, 2010, 08:31:28 pm
Number 6 you can put up your gazebo on Friday and leave the table and chairs in it, and as I said before park it near one of our caravans or my tent.

Another hour and a half before I finish work bummer

Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 27, 2010, 08:44:22 pm
Number 6 you can put up your gazebo on Friday and leave the table and chairs in it, and as I said before park it near one of our caravans or my tent.

Another hour and a half before I finish work bummer

Brian
Lucky you Brian, Ive got to go to a customer near Heathrow in the morn before i can set off.
Got the caravan here now and all loaded up. Got to clear out my car of all the work stuff load up my boats hitch up the caravan and away.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 27, 2010, 09:12:04 pm
I'm just hoping Phil has left me some room (towel not included) {-)

(http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll184/andyn_01/DSCN3857.jpg)



Compare it with last years' mess...


(http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll184/andyn_01/DSCN3628-1.jpg)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: johno 52-11 on May 27, 2010, 09:34:47 pm
Planning to be there on Sunday. Hope there will be some space left somewhere around the pool to setup.

Look forward to seeing you all bright eyed Sunday morning. {-) {-) {-) or should that be hungover {:-{ {:-{
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 27, 2010, 09:37:45 pm
I'm sure we could spare a little space in our gazebo John, though we're going to be low on tables by the looks of it.

Sunday morning, I'll be two long days into it......
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 27, 2010, 09:40:14 pm
car packed, food to buy tomorrow and off we go...hi ho, hi ho, it's off to mayhem we go.....
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on May 27, 2010, 10:15:02 pm
Andy, you might have to leave the chair !!!, we can always get the rest  in the caravan.
My car is now loaded (fully) and is just topping 8ft 6in high.
All I have to do is load all the food (BBQ's all packed) and not to forget the tea urn and bits.
I just know I have forgotton something.............. :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: FullLeatherJacket on May 27, 2010, 10:17:54 pm
Thanks FLJ
Remember we meet by water very soon <*< <*< <*< <*<
Brian

Good-o, Brian! You carry on passing it; I'll carry on walking upon it....................  :P ;D

Phil
It's rectangular, a sort of blue colour with lots of writing on it, and a picture of a bloke on one side and an old lady on the other. The figure "20" also appears.

FLJ
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Marks Model Bits on May 27, 2010, 10:18:48 pm
Boats Phil!!!!!! ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D :P :P :P :P :P

Mark.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 27, 2010, 10:53:24 pm
John
I will have some space in my gazebo, do not make too much noise though I might be delicate O0 O0 O0 O0 O0


Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: lifeboatpaul on May 27, 2010, 11:01:28 pm
Any fast electric boys going to show the i.c. guys what a fast boat looks like?  :}

Oh yes ,I will be taking my club 500 -that will really put the wind up the IC boys ! :embarrassed:

paul.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: lifeboatpaul on May 27, 2010, 11:05:21 pm
Does anyone know what time the gates open on Saturday morning ??



P/S As per last year , I really love reading the pre wicksteed posts -you lot really get so excited with your preparations and banter ! :-))

Paul
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Peter Fitness on May 27, 2010, 11:08:39 pm
This is the time of the year when I go green with envy at all you lucky people in Britain who are going to the Mayhem rally. It's just a bit too far for me to go for the weekend   :D

I hope you all enjoy yourselves and that the weather is kind to you  O0.

I look forward to seeing the photos at a later date. Have fun, and try not to sink too many boats.

Peter.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: sparky on May 27, 2010, 11:23:41 pm
I'm not so far away as Peter but it's still too far for me - - -  :((,

all the best for a TRULY GREAT WEEKEND  :-)) from Sparky in the Shetland Isles.


Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Guy Bagley on May 27, 2010, 11:47:27 pm
got my camera and 16GB of memory cards !- so will take some pictures...

 caravan is loaded, boats are charged ( shame they're not all  complete- 1 still under construction )

looking forward to a great weekend,  rain or shine who cares !- got my barbeque, my beer , the wife and kids, and the trophy for the worst/ best dressed mayhemmer ( martin's shirt is bound to win !!!!)

so heres to a good weekend,  - phil  toot as you pass me chugging up the M1 from heathrow in the morning !

see you all at wick......
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 27, 2010, 11:53:19 pm

 Went shopping tonight... Interesting to see what a ton of booze, Bar-B-Q, chili con carne & bacon looks like!   :o


                   AND BRING YOUR BOATS YOUS GUYS!!!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: modelboatbits on May 27, 2010, 11:54:20 pm
It's o.k. for you organised lot, Me gonna be up most of night packing the food hamper.

Iv'e still got to tell the missu's yet that I'm away for the weekend, Think i'll say I'm goin to tesco for drink's
and get back 2 days later sayin boy oh boy was that a queue or wot  <*<
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: hollowhornbear on May 28, 2010, 12:10:02 am
Have a good'un guys, was hoping to be there, but been blagged for Scout camp instead, Whens the next?  <:( <:( <:( <:(
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: modelboatbits on May 28, 2010, 12:13:17 am
At least you will get a good share of the burgers :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: tigertiger on May 28, 2010, 02:23:51 am
Sorry I can't be there, again  <:(

Like Peter, I am green with envy.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Number 6 on May 28, 2010, 07:33:27 am
Number 6 you can put up your gazebo on Friday and leave the table and chairs in it, and as I said before park it near one of our caravans or my tent.

Another hour and a half before I finish work bummer

Brian
Thanks for that,hopefully will get down on Friday with enough time to set up. Dave aka Number6 :-)) :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 28, 2010, 08:06:51 am
just got to my 1sr job. Home in a abit to loud up and get off to Wiki park. Not long to go now.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: gingyer on May 28, 2010, 08:12:16 am
car nearly packed then for the 6hr journey  :((
but it will be worth it in the end :-))

see you all later

Colin
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: 6705russell on May 28, 2010, 08:15:58 am
Is there any barriers/height limit on site, i intend to use one of our vans (transit size) to bring the boats down in?

Thanks

Russ
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: A Model World on May 28, 2010, 08:26:58 am
Well the vans loaded and so is the car... we are leaving later ..so see you all later or over the weekend

 
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 28, 2010, 08:28:25 am
I don't think so, Ron Dean get he huge van on site no problem.  :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: hollowhornbear on May 28, 2010, 10:33:42 am
Modelboatbits,
You've never seen scouts eat obviously, you'd think they weren't fed at home when they hit the trough on camp.
Looking forward to the pics to come upset i can't be there.  <:( <:( <:( <:(
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: wideawake on May 28, 2010, 03:09:51 pm
OK - food bought, boats loaded, beer loaded, caravan serviced.   On my way shortly, ETA Wicksteed 1700.

Now closing down laptop so I really must be intending to come  :-)

TMS on radio - life is good  ok2

Guy
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: dan on May 28, 2010, 03:46:17 pm
im really looking forward to coming up tomorrow. it'll be my first Model boat mayhem, unfortunatly, my only finished model which i was planing on bringing is refusing to work what so ever  >>:-(, so ill probably only be bringing up my nitro boat to see if andy can get it running for me. Unless Tug--Kenny has room in his car for my warship then i might consider taking that  %)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 28, 2010, 04:21:40 pm
And here we are LIVE at Wicksteed!!!


Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: hollowhornbear on May 28, 2010, 07:43:46 pm
jealous already, hope the sun god shines on you all.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: HUNTER on May 28, 2010, 08:18:25 pm
Hi All
Well we made it here from down South! Somebody lied to me - they said the sun never shines North of the M25 - Rust prevails.
We got here at around 1.30pm and the sun was out and it was blooming HOT!!!!!
We have now set up the shop at Hunter Systems and is ready to sell you lots of goodies tomorrow and Sunday. I have had my beer followed by my cocoa. Going to walk the dog and watch a bit of telly.
Got loads of Planet radios on board plus the new OCTO 8 way switcher and the really load Diesel generator.
So come to the Wicksteed show - you WILL enjoy it.
See you there.
Regards
Graham
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: captain ron on May 28, 2010, 10:00:59 pm
All right guys the full JOCKSTER POSSE couldn't make it due to commitments but two of our lads did.

Big Bri and Gingyer.

Go easy on them as being so far away from their 'ome turf they will probably go into a funny cold turkey state!!!!!!

Missing things like haggis, irn bru,tattie scones, bag pipes,etc etc.

They are also undercover members of the RCB (Richmond Combat Brigade) please beware..............YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!!

Captain Ron
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 28, 2010, 10:36:31 pm

Well got the Mobile Broadband working, (straight out of the box too!) remembered the camera,  laptop , even the laptop charger....
  .... but did forget to charge the laptop and couldn't get Bradders danm generator started!  >>:-(

 Back home now, a few more pictures, Mayhem's preparing for weekends intense model boating.

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: hopeitfloats on May 29, 2010, 12:17:26 pm
there arent many on the members boards. is EVERYONE at wicksteed. :-) looks like you have the weather for it. enjoy and happy boating
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: barriew on May 29, 2010, 01:20:21 pm
Not everyone  ok2. I was going today, but the weather forecast was not good - rain, so will go tomorrow when it is supposed to be fine and sunny.

Barrie
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 29, 2010, 06:14:13 pm

 Rain what rain?!?!?!?..... well it did rain ..... for a bit.... between 10:00 and 16:30    >>:-(


Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: mike_victoriabc on May 29, 2010, 06:44:09 pm
Great photos - hope your weather stays on the sunnyside of rain and everyone enjoys the weekend.
Looking at the amount of stuff - see why you want parking close to the boating area!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Netleyned on May 29, 2010, 07:33:02 pm
Hi guys
Looks good!
Hoping to attend tomorrow if Mrs Ned allows
Is the going soft or good to firm as she is not
a welly person.
Ive got webbed feet so it don't worry me
but if the rain today has made it soggy she
will probably not want to go.
What time does the car park open for us 'Laity'?
Hoping to make it

If the skies are open as the barbecue smoke will
probably be worse than Iceland!



Have a really good evening

Yours Aye
Ned




Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: vintagent on May 29, 2010, 08:31:57 pm
PLEASE...Caption photos!
What's that last one?

Regards,
Vintagent
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 30, 2010, 12:10:30 am
Captions during the week when everybody catches up back here on Mayhem!

Well it rained on and off all day but the biggest downpour was just after the sun had come out and it started to warm up about 6PM!
I had lots and lots of very interesting chats and learned loads of new tricks especially from Paul Freasny .
Doug got the day off to a 'rousing' start .... that ended up with the police paying us a little visit!
FLG tried to perform self surgery when setting up his display table. blood everywhere....
Ian put on a awesome flash steam jet propelled boat, that looked like a burst steam line, that shot down the lake at an
embarrassing 2 MPH... and duly won the Model Boat Mayhem award for worst performance of the day!
Ghost dropped his camera in the lake.
Hanna is all grown up and her new hair style is great.
Andy bought another boat.
Someone had a great little electric hydroplane, which after a few fast runs wrapped itself around SteamboatPhil's Straight line poles!
Some very impressive bruhless boat's including a Sea Queen on the plane and Stavro's  large lifeboat.
An impressive American warship put on an impressive sounds, recordings, gun fire effects & smoke screen.
Bill's vintage rebuilt river cruiser sailed past me several times playing cocktail music?!?!?
Alan let me sail his gigantic TID tug. He offered to let me sail the even giganticer HMS Kent... but chickened out.
Debbie's cherry and walnut cake was delightful.
Mrs mayhem's Chili con cane went down a right treat.
A part of Bradders caravan blew off during the night!

 A few more photos from today....

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 30, 2010, 12:18:33 am
 A few more photos from today....
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: derekwarner on May 30, 2010, 01:29:37 am
Well...congratulations all.  :o.......from here in OZ it looks you had a great time....but a few questions  {-) {-) {-)

1. why isn't uncle Doug Kenny smiling?
2. what are those smoking trays...wofting smoke around or were they to ward off the rain?
3. who did win the most revolting shirt competition?

 :-)) %) :embarrassed: {-) <:( ....Derek

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: TugCowboy on May 30, 2010, 09:22:36 am
I'm so very jealous but it wasn't fair to drag up a sick 5 month old for a day of rain. Looks like an amazing time was had.
I hope I'll finally get to meet most of you at Wings & Wheels, if not then I promise to attend every Mayhem weekend from now until the end of time!

Alex
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: DickyD on May 30, 2010, 10:02:37 am
I see one of my old boats made it even if I didnt.

Hope you have a great rest of weekend.  :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Del-boy1958 on May 30, 2010, 11:17:26 am
Hi Guys
Well it did rain and then some but it was still a good day out most of the traders attended but there were a couple of no shows
like model slipway. (Shame that)
Now a photo for a caption I think.
(http://i434.photobucket.com/albums/qq63/Delboy1958/CIMG3279.jpg)

I will start

Suddenly after all the rain the normally shallow pond seemed a lot deeper. %% %%
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Wetwater on May 30, 2010, 12:03:47 pm
   This boat has suddenly grown taller.  :o  Makes a nice armrest though.  :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Tug-Kenny RIP on May 30, 2010, 12:20:17 pm

Let me be the first to report.

What a great day. This was the biggest meeting so far, and I've been to five. Stands and displays nearly all around the lake and overspill trade stands on the path leading in.

Made a few purchases and talked all day. I expect a more detailed report will follow when the others drag their selves away.

Here is a movie of my Severn's first launch, which gives a flavour of the meeting. Oh yes, it did rain a bit but we didn't notice.

              http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4X0o0rrE8P0

ken

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: DaveB on May 30, 2010, 01:39:55 pm
Made it to Wicksteed on saturday and despite the rain had a great time managed to spend a few quid and down a few cups of tea thanks Mrs Martin and family, also thanks to the people manning the bring and buy, it's a shame more boats were'nt on the water but never mind i'll start praying for good weather for next year.
Thanks a lot Martin, Phil and all the others who helped out.
DaveB
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: barriew on May 30, 2010, 03:12:13 pm
Well, no rain today (Sunday) but plenty of wind. I think that many clubs will be purchasing new gazebos after today {-) They were flying all over the place. Not sure how much the traders managed to sell - they were all too busy hanging on to their tents and displays - except John P who was sitting back and enjoying himself. O0
Some nice warship models on the water, and a couple of yachts making the most of the wind. Stavros was kept busy rescuing boats (and a hovercraft). FLJ was telling everyone how he almost bled to death from his injury! Only saw two outrageous shirts though.

Barrie
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: DickyD on May 30, 2010, 03:16:35 pm
Hi Guys
Well it did rain and then some but it was still a good day out most of the traders attended but there were a couple of no shows
like model slipway. (Shame that)
Now a photo for a caption I think.
(http://i434.photobucket.com/albums/qq63/Delboy1958/CIMG3279.jpg)

I will start

Suddenly after all the rain the normally shallow pond seemed a lot deeper. %% %%

Never seen a seeing eye boat before  {:-{
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 30, 2010, 04:21:17 pm
Well back home in one bit. Now drying out all the kit, charging battery's, cleaning boats, Cleaning all the mud from my Caravan carpet before her indoors See's it Opp!!
Any way I would like to say a VERY big thats to Martin,Stavros, Phil, Bob & all the others that put so much work so we could all have a Brillo weekend doing  what we like to do . in my case boating during the day and drinking during the night.
Cheers one & all.  :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 30, 2010, 05:20:43 pm
well Friday was one of those days where i was ALMOST not going to turn up, BUT turn up I did, Saturday went well until my camera went sploosh! it spent a good 16 hours drying out, but take pics i did.  

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Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 30, 2010, 05:30:54 pm
As for the rabble who turned up, a big thanks to Guy for storing my (crap) burgers and my beer.

more pics
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Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 30, 2010, 05:39:33 pm
more pics

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Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 30, 2010, 05:48:49 pm
two good boats seen on the lake were the Queens Privateer's cutter, and the HMS kent, which is some 12feet in length, yes "1/bloomin massive" scale and yes it belies its size, getting moving remarkably quickly, though stopping it, thats a different question

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Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: dougal99 on May 30, 2010, 05:53:38 pm
Just got back and sorted out the wet stuff. (Aint it amazing where rain can get when you thought everything was covered up?) Today was much better weather wise but hang gliding from gazebos is to be dropped from next years programme.

A big big thank you to all those who did the organising and setting up. Three enormous cheers to Martin and I hope the meal for Mrs M doen't break the bank  :-))

As for the entertainment? I couldn't possibly comment  <*<
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 30, 2010, 05:53:40 pm
more pics
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Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 30, 2010, 05:55:12 pm
and more pics

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Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Number 6 on May 30, 2010, 06:12:18 pm
Ghost,where are those pics you took on Saturday from under the water??!!?? ok2 %% Good weekend had by all me thinks. Managed get that 8ft supertanker hull back in one piece, bit of a squeeze!! Thanks to everyone, Number6(Dave) and 6705russell(Russ) :-)) :-)) :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 30, 2010, 06:36:30 pm
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Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 30, 2010, 06:45:17 pm
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Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: dave301bounty on May 30, 2010, 07:12:34 pm
Hi Guys
Well it did rain and then some but it was still a good day out most of the traders attended but there were a couple of no shows
like model slipway. (Shame that)
Now a photo for a caption I think.
(http://i434.photobucket.com/albums/qq63/Delboy1958/CIMG3279.jpg)

I will start

Suddenly after all the rain the normally shallow pond seemed a lot deeper. %% %%
Walking the b o a t .
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 30, 2010, 07:34:25 pm
either that or the stav has got shorter
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: dougal99 on May 30, 2010, 07:44:54 pm
The topsy turvy world of mayhem - feet over my head  {:-{
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: J.beazley on May 30, 2010, 07:48:18 pm
The Welsh womble looks to be going back underground with his new treasures  {-)

Good pics Ghost keep them comming missed out on a great weekend from the look of things.

Jay
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 30, 2010, 07:55:04 pm
thanks jay, though the sunday pics nearly never happenned, aparently digital cameras dont like water, odd that  {:-{
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Robert Davies on May 30, 2010, 08:00:20 pm
......missed out on a great weekend from the look of things.

Yes, yes you did  {-)  (Sunday at least.... The wind took quite a few prisoners tho'...)

-Rob
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: tonyH on May 30, 2010, 08:01:13 pm
Great day today.

Many thanks again to Martin and all and an extra thanks to Andy for pointing the pointy thing in roughly the right direction.

Tony
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 30, 2010, 08:04:32 pm
Though we must thank Martin for ALL the work he has put in to get wicksteed IV up and running, a big thankyou should also go out to everyone who turned up, as without youlot there wouldn't have been a show at all :)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 30, 2010, 08:43:30 pm
Just got back, poor old Phil is going to be on the road till gone 11 tonight.

Will say something more interesting tomorrow, but for now Massive thanks go to Martin & wife, Phil, Stav, and all the organisers, and of course Hannah for keeping me entertained :-))

I'm off to bed.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: norry on May 30, 2010, 08:56:44 pm
...Good Evening Guys...
Just got back in from a hard shift at the club getting Barges & Tows ready for our Tug-Towing Day in 2 weeks time...( In Glorious Glasgow Sunshine All Day)

Did anyone spot the 2 Jocksters that left on Friday to attend the event...I dont see them in any of the pictures...

...Best Regards...Norry...
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Shipmate60 on May 30, 2010, 09:17:34 pm
Norry,
Was that 1 wee, (not so wee now), Rusty haired lad and Big Brian, yes they were there drinking all the beer!!!

Bob
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 30, 2010, 09:20:54 pm
It certainly was an unforgettable weekend Jay I can assure you of that! O0

First a list of "thanks you's"
Mrs Mayhem - what a trooper.
Bradders - what a sergeant.
Kirk - Proud of you son.
Gina - my own little lady, stop growing up!
SteamboatPhil - great bloke and thanks for the PA equipment, tea, coffee, cups etc.etc.etc.
Chingdevil - great bloke and thanks for the frying pan.
Stavros - great bloke and thanks for setting out the buoys and all the salvages.
Nigel - whole would not have been possible without this man! Facilities management extraordinaire.
Martin - Mr Wicksteed MBC. I'm fortunate, he suffers fools..... me gladly! I have a small gift for but missed before you left.
Wicksteed MBC
Ron - Thanks for the support and advice and guidance.
Paul - Thanks for coming and the encouragement.
Doug - a very sensible man and good source of common sense.
Bob - a stalwart and not phased by anything.
FLJ - Ouch. No seriously OUCH!!!  
Bill and Andy - petrol heads through-&-through but great guys none-the-less.
Everyone that grab and held the Mayhem marquee and a huge gust of wind pulled up all the pegs in one go!
Shipmate60 - He was very busy man all day today!
No Mustang Mark - Always good for a giggle. (Ange, patients of a saint!)
Ian  - Never let an implausible idea stop you!
Tony - Never letting the lack of plans or detail stop him building a scale model.
Big bri & big errr...(sorry) from Glasgow - thanks for the help disassembling and packing away and more good laughs.

... and every one else that came;
Thanks, Shelly, Simon, John, Dave Steve,Steve, John, Jonm Mark, Jerry, Josh, Andy, etc. etc you gert the picture!  :-))

More tomorrow.... I gotta get some sleep!
 
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 30, 2010, 09:25:52 pm
norry, och aye, they we'ere the'r al'right
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: norry on May 30, 2010, 09:29:27 pm
It was Big "Gingyer" his hair colour is a big give away...Or Colin to his family...

So they only got caught drinking all the beer...Were there no sheep around then ?...

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: DickyD on May 30, 2010, 09:33:16 pm
It was Big "Gingyer" his hair colour is a big give away...Or Colin to his family...

So they only got caught drinking all the beer...Were there no sheep around then ?...


No Scottish ones. {:-{
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 30, 2010, 09:35:14 pm
...Good Evening Guys...
Just got back in from a hard shift at the club getting Barges & Tows ready for our Tug-Towing Day in 2 weeks time...( In Glorious Glasgow Sunshine All Day)

Did anyone spot the 2 Jocksters that left on Friday to attend the event...I dont see them in any of the pictures...

...Best Regards...Norry...
One of them was showing me a video of a chap up there with a very fast steam boat this morning. Great company at the bbq last night as well. Very nice to have meet them.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Peewee on May 30, 2010, 10:16:00 pm
Image 9764 looks like Chris / ginger Saturday evening
http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=21652.0;attach=82751
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: hopeitfloats on May 31, 2010, 11:05:55 am
PLEASE...Caption photos!
What's that last one?

Regards,
Vintagent

and some names to faces would be good if possible for us 'foreigners' who dont know you.  :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010
Post by: farrow on May 31, 2010, 11:14:42 am
Just to say I had a great two days there and wish to thank the members who so kindly fed me at the B B Q, the weather was not all ways brilliant but the boats and atmosphere was.
David
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010
Post by: peter.dwight on May 31, 2010, 11:43:45 am
MAJOR CRISIS ROCKS MAYHEM MANAGEMENT
It takes more than wind and rain to spoil the Mayhem event, but disaster was only just avoided on Sunday afternoon when the Catering Dept (Ruth, bless her ) announced that she had run out out plastic cups for tea. This sent strong men into a panic and the cry of ' I will go and find my old cup' was heard around the venue. Over 1000 hot drinks were supplied. Ideas have been set in motion to avoid this intolerable problem arising next year.

On a more serious note. A very well done is deserved by all involved in this years event. Despite very difficult and unpleasant conditions we all had a thoroughly good time. It was nice to see the support from the trade and to welcome new traders to the event. Good camaraderie, friendship and a willingness to help each other mark this as a first class event.
I think that this bodes well for the future and the event will grow in size and importance.

I am now working on a design for an improved tent peg.
Peter.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: gingyer on May 31, 2010, 03:25:38 pm
HI All
that us made the wee trip north back to glasgow and now home only 5 and a bit hrs to get home

Both of us enjoyed ourselves and it was good to meet people from the forum
and finally put faces to names :-))
Thanks to martin and his family for keeping us in tea and coffe at the weekend and to all the others
who were helping to make the weekend a success

Colin
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Welsh_Druid on May 31, 2010, 03:45:20 pm
Stavros was determined to get THE shot of the fast boats !!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Ghost in the shell on May 31, 2010, 03:59:13 pm
standing in a lake with a camera, must be mad.

Stavros, if you are reading this, Email the pics to martin so we can see them please
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Corposant on May 31, 2010, 04:22:59 pm
May I add my thanks to Martin and all those who helped for organising a brilliant rally. In view of the forecast for Saturday and the prospect of a long drive (with lengthy roadworks on all three motorways!), I had wondered whether to make the effort.

I enjoyed the day immensely. There was a large number of excellent models to inspect and admire, plus plenty of interesting people to talk to. I felt sorry for the traders - the rain must have affected their business - and particularly sorry for Dave Milbourn with his macerated finger! Two highlights for me were witnessing the launch of Ken's R.N.L.I. Severn and also the maiden voyage of Brian's superb "Sealight".

Mike
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Netleyned on May 31, 2010, 05:06:25 pm
I came I saw and I marvelled
My first Mayhem and I was Amayzed!
You really know how to put on a show Martin
The Marquee levitation was especially impressive
The mobile lighthouse has been investigated by the
Brethren of Trinity House.
Thanks to everyone who put in all the hard work
to make it a success in spite of the weather probs.
Come wind and rain we shall sail our boats!


Yours Aye

Ned
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: brianc on May 31, 2010, 05:43:20 pm
Hi Guy`s.
What can I say that has`nt already been said?????
Our first visit, but it most certainly won`t be our last (If you`ll have us back that is %)) it was worth every minute of the journey down.
Thanks for a brilliant weekend and the very warm welcome,I`m already looking forward to the next one :-))


Remember to place your order early for the B.B.Q goodies Martin and we`ll bring some special Scottish treats down for the breakfast on Sunday and before anyone say`s it...no, we won`t be bringing the deep fried Mars bars (nasty things {-))
Thanks everyone,you should ALL be extremely proud for putting on such an excellent event ;)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: modelboatbits on May 31, 2010, 05:46:15 pm
I to would like to give a very BIG thank you to: Martin, the team and all other mayhemer's that made me feel very welcome at my first mayhem rally.

I got home in telford at 7:00 pm However my gazeebo arrived at 5:30 pm  :embarrassed:


Steve  
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 31, 2010, 07:09:57 pm
On behalf of Luton and District Model Boat Club, I would like to say a big thankyou to Martin and ALL the Mayhem Team for a great weekend! As this was my First Mayhem week end I would like to point out some highlights.
The total friendliness of EVERYONE who camped or came to the show. The fact that with my Mayhem Badge on, I received comments, Your Klunk, you're not what I was expecting!! (not sure what they were expecting!!)
To Mr and Mrs Brumstead........who every time I went past their caravan, conned me out of more money! But I did get a very welcome cup of tea!!!
The advice and information imparted willingly.
Meeting the large cuddly bear named Stavros!
getting wet on Saturday, but that did not diminish the atmosphere of all the hardened Mayhemmer's!
Seeing all the wind shredded Gazebo's on Sunday morning before the Public got in and the fact that everone pitched in to get it all sorted quickly.
Meeting and putting faces to all the names on mayhem!
Again thanks to all who came and introduced themselves and a really big thanks to Jack of Palaform, I came, I bought and he built my new hovercraft. It is all finished now and waiting to be test driven.........
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on May 31, 2010, 07:25:46 pm
On behalf of Luton and District Model Boat Club, I would like to say a big thankyou to Martin and ALL the Mayhem Team for a great weekend! As this was my First Mayhem week end I would like to point out some highlights.
The total friendliness of EVERYONE who camped or came to the show. The fact that with my Mayhem Badge on, I received comments, Your Klunk, you're not what I was expecting!! (not sure what they were expecting!!)
To Mr and Mrs Brumstead........who every time I went past their caravan, conned me out of more money! But I did get a very welcome cup of tea!!!
The advice and information imparted willingly.
Meeting the large cuddly bear named Stavros!
getting wet on Saturday, but that did not diminish the atmosphere of all the hardened Mayhemmer's!
Seeing all the wind shredded Gazebo's on Sunday morning before the Public got in and the fact that everone pitched in to get it all sorted quickly.
Meeting and putting faces to all the names on mayhem!
Again thanks to all who came and introduced themselves and a really big thanks to Jack of Palaform, I came, I bought and he built my new hovercraft. It is all finished now and waiting to be test driven.........
Good to meet you . see you at Stevenage in a few weeks. Let hope we can keep Andy on the case!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Made it to 80 (25p Richer now) on May 31, 2010, 07:47:04 pm
Yep great week-end as always , good to see old friends and make new , and without the wind and rain it just wouldn't have been a Mayhem week-end , thanks to all who made it what it was.To Martin and his team of helpers ...thanks .
                Cheers All see you next year and Dave hope the finger is feeling better very difficult taking money and handing over goods with only one hand
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 31, 2010, 07:57:19 pm
Sorry but Andie is a lost cause now......But I cannot believe that a certain someone sold their daughter there!!! LOL
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 31, 2010, 07:58:11 pm
PS Phil......will upload that photo soon!!!! Micky taking to come soon !!!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 31, 2010, 08:03:32 pm
most men will sleep with.....
1 their wife.....
2 someone else's wife
3 a cuddly toy
4 a pet......
BUT STEAMBOAT PHIL sleeps with.............

a cooker lighter!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on May 31, 2010, 08:14:26 pm
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Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on May 31, 2010, 08:31:40 pm
Andy, tank is great Thanks a lot and good luck in your new enterprise!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on May 31, 2010, 08:33:05 pm
Another great Mayhem weekend, great to see so many people there and so many new faces, I am sure I did not speak to everyone but with so many there I think only Martin caould achieve that. I have finally put everything away and emptied the car, now need to earn some brownie points because of all the muddy washing :(( :((

The weather was not as great as last year but on par with other years, the reason for that was Mark and Angie "They be Jonah's they be" they could not come last year and we had a heat wave, this year glad to see them back but the weather!!!!

Seriously though it was great to see so many traders including new ones, let us hope that next year even more show up.

A very very big thanks to Martins wife Ruth who come rain shine or a marquee taking off tirelessly supplied everyone with tea and coffee. The lady also cooked a brilliant chillie con carne for the BBQ, absolutely outstanding.

Last but not least a big thanks to Martin and Bradders without who this fantastic show would have never started :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))


Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Shipmate60 on May 31, 2010, 09:08:16 pm
It was the first time I stayed overnight and thoroughly enjoyed the whole weekend.
As others have said it was good to meet more and put faces to the nicknames.
I would also like to thank Martin and the organisers for all there hard work. Especially Martins family.
And there was rather a few nice pieces of cake consumed, yummy.

All in all well worth the travel and accommodation!!

Bob
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Guy Bagley on May 31, 2010, 10:01:20 pm
excellent weekend..... dont quite know what happened to the weather, sun rain, gusty winds.... but still we sailed on!!!

 big thanks to everyone who made it happen... to mrs mayhem for keeping me filled with coffee

and everyone else who chipped in to make it a great weekend- you know who you are

( plus big thanks to wide awake - top bloke- the daughter is still going on about your fruit salad) -

now about those most hiddeous shirts...they were loud !
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: wideawake on May 31, 2010, 10:12:11 pm
Most of what needs top be said has already been said but no harm in repeating some of it!   It was a great weekend in spite of the mixed weather.  I was a day visitor last year but stayed over this time.   I'm delighted that I did.   The company on Friday and Saturday night was excellent and the thoughtful provision of  a veggie BBQ much appreciated.    It was a pleasure to put some names to faeces (oops - FACES!) and to share thoughts with so many people.   My Colin Archer got her maiden voyage on the Sunday and thanks to SB Phil helping me out with some steam oil (I discovered too late that my bottle was in Sussex!) the  launch Fair Constance had a run before being nearly swamped in the heavy storm on Saturday.

A special word for FLJ and his broken finger and also to the owner of the other Colin Archer (Wicksteed member) who gave me a lot of useful ideas.

Finally it was a particular pleasure to meet "the other" Guy and his delightful family.   Please tell Imogen that I'll try to remember to bring fruit salad again if I make it to next year's weekend   :-)

So, many thanks to everyone who helped to make the w/e such a success in particular Martin and Bradders, without whom we wouldn't have Mayhem at all.

Here's to next year.

Cheers

Guy

PS I see "the other" Guy posted while I was writing!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Dueller on May 31, 2010, 10:15:03 pm
Many thanks to Martin and everyone that made myself (lee) and Wendy so welcome. Met some great people, Phil, Mark and Anje, especially as we had only just met and were welcomed to Phil's caravan for an after barbeque drink.

We had an eventfull pre Mayhem timescale. Friday night bought the lights for the trailer and an impulse buy of a new tent. Saturday, up at seven to fit the trailer lights and pack. M1 was three lanes of solid traffic so got off at the next exit to go via "the country". Just north of St Neots the trailer tyre blew off the rim (no spare) breakdown man arrived and took Wendy to buy a "Tyre", they came back with a complete wheel, rim and all. Eventually got to Wicksteed  :-), waited for a gap in the weather and got the new tent up in just 18 mins.
After that it all just got better and better.

In case anyone was looking at the pre built "sea pearl" 1 metre sail boat on special offer. I bought it.

Lee
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: fatcat123 on June 01, 2010, 08:57:08 am
Hi all,

Really wanted to come to the show this year but didnt fancy the 360 mile round trip and the rain.

I do plan to come to next year (i assume there will be one), and plan to try and bring my models.

Question for Martin - Will you be putting a gallery of photos on the home page at some point?

Dan
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 01, 2010, 12:13:08 pm

 Yes I will be putting up a gallery Dan... as soon as aches and pains subside and I can stop yawning!


 The mischievous weather made for a fun and exciting weekend  but the good old British blithe spirit shone through and we
 still had a great laugh!

Most memorable (and terrifying) moment of the weekend:
 The Mayhem marquee, (steel framed 3 x 9m tent) had Phil's big gas tea urn, full of boiling water for the tea & coffee.
 In close proximity to the urn were my son & daughter, Bradders daughter and a number of other people queuing for coffee.

 A huge gust of wind then caught the tent, ripped out all the ground pegs, threw the tent against a tree and nearly flew off.
 Everybody rushed over and grabbed at tent, wondering just how hard we should hold on it in the wind but fortunately the wind
 subsided as quick as it picked up and all was suddenly still again.

 I looked around in a panic waiting for the groan of injury, flash of leaking blood or the scream of ascolding water burn - but nothing!
 I looked at the girls, still stilling there in the midsts of off this. Their eyes wide open, "Ooo, errr!" my girl says, not realising what
 was really happening.
 Me (hanging on to a tent pole), "Are you just going to sit there?"
 Girls, "That was scary!"
 Me 'Please vacate the building. Walk calmly to the nearest fire exit.' ( I maybe paraphrasing what I actually said.. quite considerably! )

 We then pulled the tent down and doubled the ground anchors.
 No deaths or injuries, thank goodness.
 Smashed up the PA amp and speakers quite a bit.
 A cup of coffee missed Stavro's very expensive camera by millimeters.
 And surprisingly the tent frame was still in one piece!


 Someone in the coffee queue then said, as coolly-as-you-like, "Are there any biscuits to go with the coffee?"   >>:-(

 Doug said the wind picked up because I had the mic in my hand and was threatening to do karaoke!   <*<



Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Circlip on June 01, 2010, 12:37:32 pm
Didn't damage the tree did it ????  %)

  Regards  Ian.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: mike_victoriabc on June 01, 2010, 02:07:01 pm
Sounds like an interesting weekend - model boat fans will deal with anything! Glad everyone and their boats survived without major injuiries!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: submate on June 01, 2010, 05:22:28 pm
Martin what a great day on Sunday, glad I missed Sat! It was a change to drive a sub in nice clear water for a change.

What about the turning circle of the French 1902 destroyer?

Thanks  :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Robert Davies on June 01, 2010, 06:33:44 pm
Someone in the coffee queue then said, as coolly-as-you-like, "Are there any biscuits to go with the coffee?"   >>:-(

Well? Where there?   {-)

I'll get my coat....

-Rob

ps No... it wasn't me... I wanted tea 8)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: dougal99 on June 01, 2010, 06:39:59 pm
The biscuits were there, but on the floor  - you just had to reassemble them - not too difficult for the average modeller  {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on June 01, 2010, 07:13:54 pm
The biscuits were there, but on the floor  - you just had to reassemble them - not too difficult for the average modeller  {-)
Yep & the mud just added to the taste.
Hardy lot us hungry boaters, OR maybe not.
Martin if you need any help in shorting out the PA that got broke give me a call. As I run my own PA rig it should not be to hard to fix it up.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 01, 2010, 07:47:58 pm
Thanks Bill. One of the speakers had the bottom ripped out but that's a woodwork job that Bradders wants to do.
We haven't tested the amp yet but it seems to be in one piece.
Do you have access to PA horns for next year Bill?
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: hollowhornbear on June 01, 2010, 07:50:49 pm
Yep & the mud just added to the taste.
Hardy lot us hungry boaters, OR maybe not.
Martin if you need any help in shorting out the PA that got broke give me a call. As I run my own PA rig it should not be to hard to fix it up.
You sure it wants "shorting" would have thought that would kill it for sure.
Coat on heading for the door  :-) :-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on June 01, 2010, 07:52:08 pm
Thanks Bill. One of the speakers had the bottom ripped out but that's a woodwork job that Bradders wants to do.
We haven't tested the amp yet but it seems to be in one piece.
Do you have access to PA horns for next year Bill?

Never use them Martin as they don't do the sort of PA sound im into. How ever SMB has a small horn PA set which imsure we could use.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on June 02, 2010, 07:20:52 pm
On Saturday I bought a second hand Bismark from
A model World. while putting it in the car I have dropped part of the superstructure in the carpark near the grass part, Did anyone find it???
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 02, 2010, 07:23:37 pm
Yes, it was embedded in my foot!!!  >>:-(



 .... sorry , no, didn't see anything myself.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on June 02, 2010, 07:46:45 pm
git you got my hopes up!!!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Jimmy James on June 02, 2010, 11:03:29 pm
Martin
Nice do you throw but on Sat twas a bit to much of the Peterbough Sun shine falling from the Sky's, and not enough of the wind ( and what there was was blowing around in circles) to sail a square rigger  so I could only sailed the schooner with out the Square topsails Thanks for the lift with the old IRON CLAD Corvette ...I really thought you would have guessed that an IRON CLAD would be heavy ...Sorry about that!!! By the way How did the Mead Go Down? I did warn you that it was 15% didn't I OOOPPPS!!! {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) %% :-))
Jimmy
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Jimmy James on June 02, 2010, 11:27:58 pm
Martin
 The photographer from The Model Boats Mag  ask me if I could arrange to fire off a gun or two again next year, as he wants photographic evendence on how high you can jump
Jimmy  %)  %)  :-)) {-)  {-)  {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on June 03, 2010, 03:32:13 pm
I love MEAD, Phil how comes you did not tell me there was MEAD!!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on June 03, 2010, 04:37:47 pm
I love MEAD, Phil how comes you did not tell me there was MEAD!!!!
Here Now i know what Andy was on!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: andyn on June 03, 2010, 06:45:26 pm
I was?? Ok then...
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on June 03, 2010, 07:02:32 pm
high on Luuuuuuuurrrrrvvvveeee! As the Immortal Barry White would say!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: chingdevil on June 03, 2010, 07:41:03 pm
On Sunday I think Andy was on Mogadon {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-)


Brian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: DickyD on June 03, 2010, 08:04:54 pm
high on Luuuuuuuurrrrrvvvveeee! As the Immortal Barry White would say!

Hope not, she could end up looking like her father  ;)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Klunk on June 03, 2010, 09:02:20 pm
the best laugh was when Andy announced that he had had his hair cut, and it cost him£8!!!!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Bill D203 on June 03, 2010, 09:51:05 pm
the best laugh was when Andy announced that he had had his hair cut, and it cost him£8!!!!!!
£8 was only for the gas & air.  If he came round our house he could have a hair cut like mine!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Shipmate60 on June 03, 2010, 11:49:14 pm
But WHY?
You did say HAIR cut, didnt you?

Bob
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: FullLeatherJacket on June 04, 2010, 08:26:57 am
But WHY?
You did say HAIR cut, didnt you?
Bob

Yes - but he couldn't really bear to be without it so he kept the clippings and stuck 'em to his chin................... :o
N'er mind, Andy - when it grows white you can count yourself as old and envious as the rest of us old f*rts.
FLJ
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: SteamboatPhil on June 04, 2010, 09:17:43 am
WELL what I can say that hasn't already been said. Having left Mayhem on the Sunday, going off to France to work and just getting back (now packing for the Alford show) its all been a hectic week.
Mayhem 1V was a huge success and I meet even more great people ( I even bumped into our friend from the north Gynger--- literally  car to car ..opps) and saw some great models large (well very large) and small (Bradders daughter now has one ---arg cute the little sailing boat that is ) Well done Martin et al (Ruth next year I'm bringing double the tea, coffee, sugar cups etc we're not getting caught out again x)
Some of the (many) highlights for me:
Cygnets club large scale model (a great straight runner)
Being wooped (yet again) at straight running by Hannah who scored 29 from a max 30 (oh the shame)
Ghost and his under water camera (although it wasn't supposed to be)
Bill running over one of my marker buoys with his nutter boat and big big prop (result one washing up liquid bottle with its top cut off)
Poor FLJ and his finger, with me holding his hand while Dace Abbott administered first (and second) aid and then realising I'd been holding his hand for a while---true love
Stavros getting up close with his camera for action shots-------brave or ????
The airborne antics of the aerial acrobatic formation flying gazebo team, followed closely by the formation of the Wicksteed Park Scrap Metal Company
AndyN's haircut
Getting my eyesight back after the Hawaiian shirt eve
Trying to stay one ahead of all the traders while guarding my £20 note.
A great weekend, here's to next year------I'm so ready

Oh and Klunk you are sooooo in trouble, any way you never know when you have to leap out of bed and light a boiler !!!!!!!!!!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: flashtwo on June 04, 2010, 01:58:16 pm
Phil you forgot to mention Andy's Christening of my experimental steam jet boat!

For those that didn't see the action(?) the jet boat was on its maiden voyage performing according to theory (I'll open a new thread for that aspect) when it stopped in the middle of the pond. Andy, as promised, leaped into the water to retrieve the boat, being warned not to burn himself.

Well, on reaching the boat he had a religeous experience (he saw the light!) and then, knowing that it was the maiden voyage, decided to "baptise" the nameless craft.

Phil and I had a jaw-dropping moment as Andy pushed the stern under water and, as Phil and I raised our arms fanatically to heaven, the boat was "baptised" even further until only the bow was projecting above the "holy" water.

On enquiring as to his sacred action it was apparent Andy was in his fire fighter and NOT priestly mode after all, and, on seeing the flame issueing from the gas burner, decided to extinguish the flames of hell.

Andy, in the best Christian tradition, you are forgiven - its very funny in hindsight.

After checking the electrics (it was a blown electric water pump fuse), I put the boat back on the water. The sight and sound of the steam jet engine certainly attracted a lot of attention, but was not possible to perform at all well, since all the glass cotton boiler insulation was sodden and heavy.

Anyway the experimental craft has given me a valuable understanding as to why any sort of pure gas jet propelled boat (including gas turbine) will never perform well - as will be explained in the Steam R&D section of the forum - it is as important to know why things don't work as to why they do.

Thankyou Martin for awarding me the Mayham "Awarded for Excellence" Plaque. Yes, the boat with no computer, no engine, no propellor and no rudder also had no bow wave!

Ian
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: vintagent on June 04, 2010, 05:28:03 pm
Intereting idea.  My little Jetex boat used to frighten the natives!
Regards,
Vintagent
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: peter.dwight on June 05, 2010, 01:08:24 pm
Hi Martin. What is the shirt theme for Wicksteed 2011?
Peter.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: HS93 (RIP) on June 05, 2010, 02:15:36 pm
Hi Martin. What is the shirt theme for Wicksteed 2011?
Peter.

an Idea  %)

Peter {-)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 05, 2010, 05:56:38 pm

Yes it maybe it will be sou'westers and extra strong guy ropes!

 Good one Peter!  <*<
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Dueller on June 05, 2010, 06:31:25 pm
Intereting idea.  My little Jetex boat used to frighten the natives!
Regards,
Vintagent

I remember we used to light Jetex tablets as a youngster in the early seventies. Do they still make them and the little jet motor as well?
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Netleyned on June 05, 2010, 08:24:36 pm
Try Jetex.org

Ned
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: vintagent on June 06, 2010, 06:05:58 pm
I have an Eagle Book of Hobbies and an Eagle Book of Balsa Models somewhere which has the parkland peril in it.  A profile Boy's Own rocket ship hanging on two bent up paper clips from a fine thread strung between two trees. The little Jetex 50c clips on the bottom. The naughty schoolboy creeps out from behind a tree, lights fuse and watches as old biddies run screaming from the woods!

We laughed, bless us!

The Jetex Bluebird was not, shall we say, unidirectional, but great fun.  We used to light 'em up and aim for kids with Eezibilts in the hope of conflagration.
No such luck, though.
Ah happy days in Valentine's Park, Ilford.

Regards,
Vintagent
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: warrior193 on June 06, 2010, 11:17:07 pm
It was great to meet some of you Mayhemers at my first Wicksteed, some were interested to see me committing "surgery" on my Spektrum TX after the liquid sunshine got in on Saturday - I got most of it working again for Sunday, which was lucky, much better conditions for sailing. Note to self, get rain cover (will that guarantee fine weather next time?). Thanks for the Chili, great stuff! :-)) I missed most of the altitude record attempt for gazebos as I was busy watching my IOM (NZL 32) getting knocked flat.
Warrior193
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Dueller on June 07, 2010, 12:44:21 am

Ah happy days in Valentine's Park, Ilford.

Regards,
Vintagent

I have walked round Valentines park many times as my Girlfriend works in Ilford, and i sometimes used to go there to meet her. She now leads power walks round there as part of the healthy workplace scheme.

Have had a few in the "great spoon of Ilford" as well.
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: vintagent on June 07, 2010, 07:30:00 pm
Ha,ha, I thought that might rouse some memories from somewhere.  I was born and raised in Romford, but the nearest lake was a bus ride away in Valentine's Park.  Couldn't use Raphael's Park in Romford because you couldn't get all round the lake.

My Sea Urchin would run all afternoon on a flat (shaped!) bell battery!
And we never got beaten up or our sandwiches nicked, like when we tried fishing.  Never again!
Regards,
Vintagent
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 13, 2010, 07:39:55 pm
Photos batch 1 - http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/general/index.html (http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/general/index.html)

People - http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/people/index.html
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: 6705russell on June 13, 2010, 08:48:54 pm
Cheers Martin, good set of pictures.  :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Tug-Kenny RIP on June 14, 2010, 10:35:24 am

Smashing. That was an interesting hour's worth of browsing.   :-))      Given me some ideas about my next boat.   8)

Cheers

Ken

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: vintagent on June 14, 2010, 10:42:15 am
Still no captions, though. For most of us who can't get to these dos, it would be nice to be able to identify models, maybe even people I suppose!

Regards,
Vintagent
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 14, 2010, 11:00:49 am
Still no captions, though. For most of us who can't get to these dos, it would be nice to be able to identify models, maybe even people I suppose!

Regards,
Vintagent

Captioning 1,000 + photos is a bit of a task, but if you copy the photos back here  or list the names of the photos you would like more information on, I'm sure we can come up with some answers!  :-))
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 14, 2010, 11:03:30 am
Photos batch 1 - http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/general/index.html (http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/general/index.html)

People - http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/people/index.html

Out on the water..... http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/water/index.html (http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/water/index.html)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: vintagent on June 14, 2010, 01:44:03 pm
No, it's OK, Martin...you have a damned good point which I hadn't considered. I wouldn't want to do it, so why the hell should I expect you to??!!
Regards,
Vintagent
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 14, 2010, 03:03:22 pm
Good man.  :-))
But any photo you do want more info, just yell out!
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: 6705russell on June 14, 2010, 03:50:23 pm
Well thats me holding my DUKW and the photo has reminded me to start my diet again, thanks Martin  <*<

Russ
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 14, 2010, 04:11:41 pm
(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/people/images/Wicksteed2010_Mayhemers_-007.JPG)
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 15, 2010, 01:18:18 pm
Topic Split: http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=24457.0
Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Photos
Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 16, 2010, 08:23:54 pm
Traders - http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/traders/index.html (http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/traders/index.html)

Photos batch 1 - http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/general/index.html (http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/general/index.html)

People - http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/people/index.html

Out on the water..... http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/water/index.html (http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/wicksteed/2010/water/index.html)

Title: Re: Wicksteed 2010 - The Rally! - May 29,30
Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 17, 2010, 07:39:04 pm
  3 pictures of Cptn: Jimmy James....