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The tips below could save you a lot of money and heartache,
Be warned, learn from other peoples misfortunes, and not your own mistakes.
When charging your batteries the night before do not charge your drill stand instead
When changing your car for another one make sure your boats fit in it
When bending over putting your boat in the water, make sure you have nothing in your top pocket that might fall into the lake
When bending over the side of the jetty make sure your hearing aid is secure .
Glasses, Mobile phones that sort of thing.
Check neck straps, radios do not float.
There is a competition to see how far you can travel in your car with a radio on your roof without it falling off.
Before you leave home check that your radio and boat are switched off, because by the time you get to the lake the batteries could be flat.
Check your boat is turned on before you launch it.
Boats do not steer very well with stands attached.
To make white wood glue go off quickly mix it with superglue.
Carry a clothes peg with your name on it for the frequency board
Carry spare crystals, in case of a clash with another member.
Check out your boat works before you leave home
This list may stop you having a
Boat, and stand if used.
Sails, and Jib pull down sheet if used.
Batteries (one spare for boat and transmitter if you can run to it) as you never know when a cell is going to pack up.
Radio Pot lids.
Spare rudder servo.
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"