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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #495 on: November 30, 2019, 02:06:29 PM »
Hmmmmm......
Trashcanistan GB. A tiny, broke and forgotten country that has to build its military and civilian equipment out of what everyone else has thrown away. From rifles to aircraft to busses everything is a hodgepodge of relics and junk. Rust is the primary paint scheme.

That's actually a really good idea! :smiley:
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #496 on: November 30, 2019, 03:30:21 PM »
Hmmmmm......
Trashcanistan GB. A tiny, broke and forgotten country that has to build its military and civilian equipment out of what everyone else has thrown away. From rifles to aircraft to busses everything is a hodgepodge of relics and junk. Rust is the primary paint scheme.

That's actually a really good idea! :smiley:

I'm about 51% serious about it as a GB suggestion.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #497 on: November 30, 2019, 09:20:38 PM »
Hmmmmm......
Trashcanistan GB. A tiny, broke and forgotten country that has to build its military and civilian equipment out of what everyone else has thrown away. From rifles to aircraft to busses everything is a hodgepodge of relics and junk. Rust is the primary paint scheme.

That's actually a really good idea! :smiley:

I'm about 51% serious about it as a GB suggestion.

Well, if you won't, I will! I, & I'm sure many others, have all sorts of crap ... shit ... stuff in their spares bins that'd be brilliant for this GB theme! ;D
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #498 on: November 30, 2019, 11:24:41 PM »
Engine change GB.   Change type and/or number of engines.   Many examples of that at BTS.   One of my favorites is SDBJ http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=2747.msg39884#msg39884 was rather easy to do.   Real world example would be Boeing B-29 to B-50 change and jets added to B-36 and C-123.   Can also change other features.

>>  Change ship between conventional and nuclear either way.   Between paddle wheel and screw either way.   Sailing ship becomes diesel or ?

>>  M60 tank rear (engine) fitted to T-55.   Double length rear of tank to become twin engine.   Nuclionic 115 antigravity ground hover drive.   Stuff like that.

>>  All manner of changes possible with aircraft.   Turboprop and jet engines can easily scaleorama too.


I think this is a cracking idea and could have very broad appeal which should lead to more participation.

The "Re-Engine GB". I like the sound of it.

Mr GTX, any chance we can get this one added to the GB poll?

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #499 on: December 01, 2019, 02:02:12 AM »
All suggestions made since the last poll will get a chance to be voted upon. I will start putting the poll together in the coming weeks so keep the ideas flowing guys.
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #500 on: December 01, 2019, 03:30:52 AM »
I like the idea of either World War in the 1930s or perhaps Cold War in the 1930s or maybe just simply a 1930s Group Build.  Basically, focus on things from 1930-1939 (well, duh!!! :-\).
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #501 on: December 01, 2019, 03:52:54 AM »
Hmmmmm......
Trashcanistan GB. A tiny, broke and forgotten country that has to build its military and civilian equipment out of what everyone else has thrown away. From rifles to aircraft to busses everything is a hodgepodge of relics and junk. Rust is the primary paint scheme.
Run this alongside “clean out the junk drawer” GB.

Made up of Alabama, Mississippi, Florida panhandle, the northern half of Louisiana and Arkansas?  ;D  ;D :icon_fsm:
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #502 on: December 01, 2019, 03:54:54 AM »
I like the idea of either World War in the 1930s or perhaps Cold War in the 1930s or maybe just simply a 1930s Group Build.  Basically, focus on things from 1930-1939 (well, duh!!! :-\).

War aspects could be incorporated based on personal preference rather than as a
requirement.
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #503 on: December 01, 2019, 03:57:25 AM »
Yep, that works for me too.
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #504 on: December 01, 2019, 03:59:46 AM »
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Sailing ship becomes diesel or ?

In China a lot of Junks had their masts removed and converted to internal combustion
engines, petrol and diesel, in the post-WWI era and on.
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #505 on: December 01, 2019, 02:24:47 PM »

I'm about 51% serious about it as a GB suggestion.

I’m generally about 51% serious about 51% of the time... ;)
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