Re: Reply to Stephen Tontoni

Matt Bittner (
Tue, 2 Jan 1996 08:44:09 -0500

On 31 Dec 95 at 11:57, Greg Springer typed diligently:

> Not to worry Doc. Stephen was writing in a humorous vein. The
> 'flights' he refers to are the ones that a static model takes when just
> one too many things have gone wrong. The landing is indeed the
> problem! I've never 'flown' one but I once smashed a B 26 with a
> recalcitrant metal finish by grabbing it by the fuselage and smacking
> it across the edge of my work bench.

The there's the guy in the Omaha club that got upset with one he was
working on and took a *hammer* to it.

Gads, I've been upset before, but if a model isn't going as planned,
I'll put it away for awhile, calm down, then pull it out again -
years later! ;-)


Matthew Bittner WW1 Modeler, ecto subscriber, semi-new dad, PowerBuilder developer; Omaha, Nebraska
Disclaimer: opinions expressed by me are my responsibility only.

"You cannot make anything foolproof, because the fools are so
ingenious." - Christian Walters