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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #675 on: May 28, 2022, 01:15:32 AM »
Fire Fighting GB
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #676 on: May 28, 2022, 09:49:05 AM »
Fire Fighting GB

I could do that! Tanks converted to put out oil well fires! I think I actually saw that somewhere.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #677 on: June 10, 2022, 01:53:08 AM »
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #678 on: June 10, 2022, 02:35:43 AM »
 :smiley:

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #679 on: July 25, 2022, 08:38:47 AM »
Industrial GB ?

Could include Fire Fighting GB, civil farm tractors, even AFV-based vehicles (modified & NOT in military service).
I guess a C-130 Hercules in UN-Red Cross colours would qualify ?
Buildings like factories, backyard sheds, Crazy Cottages ?
Machinery such as lathes, drill-presses, chain-saws etc ?

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #680 on: August 12, 2022, 01:24:11 AM »
How about a "Fabulous '50s" GB - basically things introduced or operated int he 1950s.  Such as:

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #682 on: August 12, 2022, 02:13:11 AM »
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #683 on: August 12, 2022, 07:19:54 AM »
1950s  :smiley:

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #684 on: August 14, 2022, 03:01:53 AM »
Another idea:  given 2023 represents the 50th anniversaries of both the Yom Kippur War and of the first flight of the IAI Kfir, how about an Israeli Defence Force GM?
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #685 on: August 14, 2022, 03:10:34 AM »
Another idea:  given 2023 represents the 50th anniversaries of both the Yom Kippur War and of the first flight of the IAI Kfir, how about an Israeli Defence Force GM?

I like it  :smiley:

A slight variation might be the 1973 war more generally - ie: not just the IDF but also their opponents (and what-if potential participants)?
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #686 on: August 14, 2022, 03:40:27 AM »
Agreed
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #687 on: September 09, 2022, 05:01:58 AM »
Given today's passing of the Queen, how about a GB where you can build anything that was introduced and in service during her 70 year reign.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #688 on: September 09, 2022, 07:41:17 AM »
That would cover a lot of stuff! Maybe all the military vehicles she trained on for starters?

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #689 on: September 10, 2022, 01:09:56 AM »
Or maybe from the year of her coronation, 1952.
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #690 on: September 10, 2022, 01:13:25 AM »
Or perhaps a Commonwealth GB?
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #691 on: September 10, 2022, 01:14:32 AM »
BTW, we do have a slot to run a GB now since no-one has shown any interest in the "It's the End of the World as We Know It! GB" that is supposed to be underway right now.
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #692 on: September 11, 2022, 02:11:04 AM »
Ironically, with the death of Queen Elizabeth, for many people, myself included, it literally is 'the end of the world as we know it' . . .


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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #693 on: September 11, 2022, 01:14:05 PM »
A Queen Elizabeth build sounds like an idea.

Does it have to be narrowed down? Can't you do anything that, however loosely, has a connection?

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #694 on: September 12, 2022, 12:56:52 AM »
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #695 on: September 12, 2022, 02:10:22 AM »
A Queen Elizabeth build sounds like an idea.

Does it have to be narrowed down? Can't you do anything that, however loosely, has a connection?


OK, how about this?
'In the Service of Her Majesty' - Any vehicle, What-If or Real World, as in aircraft, ship, fighting vehicle and transport, space vehicle, both military or civilian, that would have served in any of the armed forces of nations of which the Queen was Head of State, or used by Her Majesty to travel anywhere in the world, during the period of her reign.
Examples might the dirigible the young Queen used during her first tour of the Empire, or the shuttle she rode in for her visit to the British Lunar colony, or one of the Queen's Flight's Concordes.
Military subjects might be RCAF Avro Arrows, 'Red Arrows' CAC trainer jets, British Army JagdChieftain tanks, or the original CVA-01 HMS Queen Elizabeth.
 Airfix have of course recently released the 'Katy' ambulance she learnt to drive in.
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #696 on: September 12, 2022, 02:17:23 AM »

OK, how about this?
'In the Service of Her Majesty' - Any vehicle, What-If or Real World, as in aircraft, ship, fighting vehicle and transport, space vehicle, both military or civilian, that would have served in any of the armed forces of nations of which the Queen was Head of State, or used by Her Majesty to travel anywhere in the world, during the period of her reign.
Examples might the dirigible the young Queen used during her first tour of the Empire, or the shuttle she rode in for her visit to the British Lunar colony, or one of the Queen's Flight's Concordes.
Military subjects might be RCAF Avro Arrows, 'Red Arrows' CAC trainer jets, British Army JagdChieftain tanks, or the original CVA-01 HMS Queen Elizabeth.
 Airfix have of course recently released the 'Katy' ambulance she learnt to drive in.
I'm happy to Mod this one, after all, it was my post that sort of started it all, just be aware that it's my first GB Mod on this Forum, so I may need back up . . .


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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #697 on: September 13, 2022, 05:59:46 AM »
Two new GB ideas:

TL-191/The Southern Victory GB
Some exemple of ideas:
- US-operated He-112, bought from Imperial Germany
- Free-Haiti M3 Stuart Barrel
- Free Belgium Avro Lancaster
- Spanish Blue Division Somua S35 barrel

The Man in the High Castle GB
Some exemple of ideas:
- Curtiss P-62 fighter
- Japanes Pacific States Nakajima Kitsuka (aka Kikka)
- American Reich Me-262A-2
- England-in-exile TBF Avenger

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #698 on: September 14, 2022, 12:49:48 AM »
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #699 on: September 24, 2022, 11:53:58 AM »
Like to have a scale-o-rama GB.   Can build any type of subject doing that.