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All Things Floaty GB
« on: February 17, 2013, 11:48:11 PM »
 All Things Floaty GB

« Last Edit: May 02, 2013, 12:50:54 PM by GTX_Admin »
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Re: All Things Floaty GB
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2013, 07:46:08 AM »
Sweet !!!!!!       8)
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Re: All Things Floaty GB
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2013, 08:14:26 AM »
Since it's density is less than 1, I'm gonna make.....

http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/saturn-model/

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Re: All Things Floaty GB
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2013, 04:09:19 PM »
Thinking outside the perverbial box.  Gotta blimp kit and checking it to become a hydrafoil blimp.  Wierd, though it might work.   :-\

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Re: All Things Floaty GB
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2013, 12:49:11 AM »
That's the spirit Fin!  Think outside the box guys, please.  I want to see a lot of entries so get those light bulbs energized, or else!!!  >:(

I'll get the rules and inspiration threads going soon.  Remember, don't start touching plastic until March 1!!!  Design work and acquisitions are fine in the meantime.


Unless someone else wants to help me mod and they have objections the following are tentatively in effect:

Since we're not going to have a seaplane build I'll open this build to them as well.

All ships, boats, rafts, subs, flying boats, float planes, etc...  Sci-fi is OK as well as long as its one of the aforementioned vehicles.

Feel free to pitch me any idea(s) you have that you think may not fit.  Make your case and I'll more than likely allow it.

More to follow later.  As I said, get those light bulbs energized!!!!  Don't make me sic Greg and his "ways" on you  :o
« Last Edit: February 21, 2013, 04:09:27 AM by Cliffy B »
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Re: All Things Floaty GB
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2013, 01:48:19 AM »
I might do another Shipbucket graphbash then.  And, knowing the abominations I created in the past, one can probably expect something with both planes and some ordnance that blows big on it......
« Last Edit: February 21, 2013, 04:53:59 AM by dy031101 »
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Re: All Things Floaty GB
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2013, 03:41:28 AM »
I need to build some floaty things for our Biggles theme, and HMS Warspite figured in the 1940 Norway campaign.....so I'll be doing one of those.
It WILL have differences from the more normal Warspite though, and luckily, I have several in stock.

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Re: All Things Floaty GB
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2013, 04:06:53 AM »
I plan on participating in this one.  If things go well, you may even see multiple entries from me.

Thanks,

Logan

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Re: All Things Floaty GB
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2013, 08:18:21 AM »
<...> I'll get the rules and inspiration threads going soon.  Remember, don't start touching plastic until March 1!!!  Design work and acquisitions are fine in the meantime. <...>

Getting the inspiration thread started a week or two ahead of the GBs seems like a brilliant idea to me.  :) Gets the creative juices flowing and allows for some time for kits to be organized (if necessary).
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Re: All Things Floaty GB
« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2013, 10:59:47 AM »
Hmmm...



Or



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Re: All Things Floaty GB
« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2013, 09:26:34 PM »
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Re: All Things Floaty GB
« Reply #11 on: February 22, 2013, 01:46:03 AM »
Thinking outside the perverbial box.  Gotta blimp kit and checking it to become a hydrafoil blimp.  Wierd, though it might work.   :-\

 I thought I had weirdness cornered putting foils on the Monitor...this sounds like a wonder.

 So anything that weighs less than a witch is ok, then?

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Re: All Things Floaty GB
« Reply #12 on: February 22, 2013, 05:35:59 AM »
Thinking outside the perverbial box.  Gotta blimp kit and checking it to become a hydrafoil blimp.  Wierd, though it might work.   :-\

 I thought I had weirdness cornered putting foils on the Monitor...this sounds like a wonder.

 So anything that weighs less than a witch is ok, then?

Actually,,, I like foils on the Monitor better.  Is one cool concept  8)

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Re: All Things Floaty GB
« Reply #13 on: February 25, 2013, 03:25:12 AM »
Father Ennis will be joining me in moderating this build so direct any inquires our way please.  Hope the light bulbs are working people.

Greg, I'll be utterly amazed if you build one of those monsters  ;D ;D ;D  If you want to bounce any ideas off of me let me know.

Hydrofoil ironclads and blimps huh?  Me likey, get designing you crazy peoples!!!!  8)
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Re: All Things Floaty GB
« Reply #14 on: February 25, 2013, 03:27:44 AM »
Well, they are both big kits.  The Wasp is truly daunting I must admit.  Besides, the two options I have planned will each take quite a bit of work.

The Kirov mod isn't small either - try "stealthifying" (yes, I am declaring that a legitimate word ;D) something that big.
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