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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #325 on: December 22, 2017, 02:50:08 AM »
Last chance to put forward suggestions.  I will aim to get a poll up this weekend coming.
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #326 on: December 24, 2017, 02:33:49 AM »
Everyday objects GB - the idea being to 'repurpose' an every day object (e.g. a computer mouse or an iron or whatever) into a build.
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #327 on: December 24, 2017, 02:41:35 AM »
Everyday objects GB - the idea being to 'repurpose' an every day object (e.g. a computer mouse or an iron or whatever) into a build.
Is different.  Cause some head scratching but a kick if you manage to get a subject figured out !

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #328 on: January 01, 2018, 05:37:43 AM »
Hi all

 My three ha'porth

Some have been suggested before I'm sure

Spirit of Thunderbirds

Revive/Adapt/repurpose/repaint an already built kit or a model on death row

Build something using found objects/ bubble packaging and spares

Most stunning or most bizarre paint job on anything,

A Profile build - a model based on an existing profile, or create  a new profile based on an existing profile

Repurpose something into something else, bomber to transport, airliner to bomber, fighter to racer etc

A Scaleorama build.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #329 on: January 02, 2018, 02:32:38 AM »
Hi all

 My three ha'porth

Some have been suggested before I'm sure

Spirit of Thunderbirds

Revive/Adapt/repurpose/repaint an already built kit or a model on death row

Build something using found objects/ bubble packaging and spares

Most stunning or most bizarre paint job on anything,

A Profile build - a model based on an existing profile, or create  a new profile based on an existing profile

Repurpose something into something else, bomber to transport, airliner to bomber, fighter to racer etc

A Scaleorama build.

Mog

Arrrr...why must you make suggestions hours after I post the poll?!  These will have to carry over until next year unless people say they want them this year.
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #330 on: January 09, 2018, 05:10:17 PM »
SORRY !

Didn't see the poll post,  my bad.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #331 on: January 26, 2018, 08:22:19 PM »
HERE begin suggestions for 2019  8) :-\

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #332 on: January 26, 2018, 08:25:37 PM »
http://www.skymningslage.se/om-kriget-kommer-1961/

Sweden is seriously considering the possibility of Russian agression; that's why swedish gov will reprint this manual from 1961.

So, what if a Sweden GB?

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #333 on: January 27, 2018, 03:01:14 AM »
Good idea
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #334 on: January 27, 2018, 07:27:20 AM »
I would suggest a "transport" GB. The subject could be anything that is used to transport people or cargo. No weapons allowed or needed. Airliners, Military Transports (unarmed), Space Liners, Trains, Buses, Cars, rowboats...

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #335 on: January 27, 2018, 08:37:36 AM »
I would suggest a "transport" GB. The subject could be anything that is used to transport people or cargo. No weapons allowed or needed. Airliners, Military Transports (unarmed), Space Liners, Trains, Buses, Cars, rowboats...

Ed

'Beasts of Burden' Group Build? 
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #336 on: January 27, 2018, 02:08:53 PM »
I would suggest a "transport" GB. The subject could be anything that is used to transport people or cargo. No weapons allowed or needed. Airliners, Military Transports (unarmed), Space Liners, Trains, Buses, Cars, rowboats...

Ed

'Beasts of Burden' Group Build?
Juts happens nearing completion C-47H is GB versatile: fits "transport", Allies '46 (with WW2 paint), and Tri group builds.  Is not in any of those but what the heck !

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #337 on: January 31, 2018, 12:24:13 AM »
Hi all

My three ha'porth (AGAIN !)

getting in early this time

I've taken off the ones that appeared in this years build
 
Some have been suggested before I'm sure


Spirit of Thunderbirds - A futuristic build in a Thunderbirds vein

Reprieve a kit - Revive/Adapt/repurpose/repaint an already built kit or a model on death row

Artistic - make the most stunning or bizarre paint job on anything

A Profile build - a model based on an existing profile, or create  a new profile based on an existing profile

Repurposing Build -  repurpose something into something else, bomber to transport, airliner to bomber, fighter to racer etc

A Scaleorama build - speaks for itself

Weird Build - Build something genuinely weird from reality or from your mind (eight wings, 5 tracks, 6 engines....... Gad I've been following Tophe too long !)

If I think of any more i'll post them later

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #338 on: February 14, 2018, 09:38:06 AM »
US enters WWII early (1940) - US in the Battle of France, Battle of Britain, maybe even in defense of Poland, Finland, or Norway, etc.  B-18s over Europe, escorted by P-35s and P-36s. 

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #339 on: February 14, 2018, 12:33:58 PM »
^^^^
In the defense of China and Manchuria, maybe. :smiley:

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #340 on: May 02, 2018, 04:16:49 AM »
A few more, the first two are not my idea, I saw them on one of the inspiration threads

Bollywood does  D-day
Hollywood does battle of britain
anti aircraft build - treadheads or ships or even trains
anti tank build - Sp guns or aircraft or even trains
another floaty build

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #341 on: May 03, 2018, 12:48:14 AM »
Keep the ideas flowing.
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #342 on: May 05, 2018, 11:57:31 PM »
How about a WWII almost but didn't actually happen, i.e. a three war Liberal Democracy, Fascist, Communist Cold War happened instead?

Lots of posturing, lots of interference with neighbouring countries, lots of R&D, but actual combat (hence combat experience) limited to small wars through surrogates and client states.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #343 on: May 06, 2018, 02:39:18 AM »
I like - would possibly allow for types such as the Spitfire, Typhoon etc to be kept in pre-war silver schemes.  That is, one of these:




In this sort of scheme:



Similarly, one could see later Bf-109Fs/Gs and Fw-190s in this sort of pre-war scheme:

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #344 on: May 06, 2018, 04:00:09 AM »
"Out of Africa" GB - basically whatever you do has to have an African connection.
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #345 on: May 07, 2018, 04:31:58 AM »
How about an "explorers" group build, all subjects have to have an exploratory twist, like searching for gold, forging the north west passage or looking for stuff in Antarctica. A space probe would also fit.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #346 on: May 07, 2018, 04:47:41 AM »
How about an "explorers" group build, all subjects have to have an exploratory twist, like searching for gold, forging the north west passage or looking for stuff in Antarctica. A space probe would also fit.

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That's a cool idea - there have been plenty of aircraft dedicated to exploration in the past, including some of my personal fav's, like the Abrams Explorer, the Northrop Gamma "Polar Star," the Fairchild 91 "Kono," and the Wilson Global Explorer just to name a few.   

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #347 on: May 07, 2018, 08:21:35 PM »
Had another two brain cells collide

How about a "fire fighters"  build,  plenty of scope for all flavours of kit bashing


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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #348 on: May 08, 2018, 12:47:27 AM »
 :smiley:
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #349 on: May 08, 2018, 06:00:37 AM »
"Out of Africa" GB - basically whatever you do has to have an African connection.
Say, an Italian MV-22B in "sand and spinach" camouflage?