Poll

Which Group Builds would you like in 2019?

Sweden GB
9 (3.9%)
'Beasts of Burden' (Transport) GB
11 (4.8%)
Spirit of Thunderbirds GB
5 (2.2%)
Reprieve a kit GB
2 (0.9%)
Artistic GB
2 (0.9%)
Profile build GB
4 (1.7%)
Repurposing Build GB
3 (1.3%)
Scaleorama  GB
22 (9.5%)
Weird Build GB
1 (0.4%)
US enters WWII early (1940)  GB
10 (4.3%)
Bollywood does  D-day GB
0 (0%)
Hollywood does battle of Britain GB
2 (0.9%)
Anti aircraft GB
4 (1.7%)
Anti tank GB
2 (0.9%)
Floaty GB
13 (5.6%)
WWII almost but didn't actually happen GB
5 (2.2%)
"Out of Africa" GB
5 (2.2%)
"Explorers"  GB
5 (2.2%)
Crop duster and Fire fighters GB
8 (3.5%)
Extended Spanish Civil War GB/Alt. Spanish Civil War  GB
10 (4.3%)
Swapped GB
1 (0.4%)
Build something from sprues GB
2 (0.9%)
Tiger meet 1946-1956 GB
4 (1.7%)
British Commonwealth decide to be neutral in the lead up to WWII GB
1 (0.4%)
Billionaire's Toy Club GB
1 (0.4%)
Gilead GB
1 (0.4%)
Meatwagon GB
2 (0.9%)
Luftwaffe GB
4 (1.7%)
Iranian Revolution never happened GB
4 (1.7%)
The space race GB
7 (3%)
The Cold War GB
2 (0.9%)
Invasion of Japan GB
9 (3.9%)
Politicians actually listened to the warnings GB
2 (0.9%)
Mixed entity GB
0 (0%)
Ugly GB
3 (1.3%)
Damnation alley GB
5 (2.2%)
Tongue in cheek GB
2 (0.9%)
Dropship GB
3 (1.3%)
"Classic kits" GB
0 (0%)
Build the oldest kit in your stash GB
5 (2.2%)
"Let's make model out of it" GB
4 (1.7%)
Forgotten Fights GB
7 (3%)
Successful deterrents GB
2 (0.9%)
War Continues into 1919 GB
7 (3%)
Supersonic Flight GB
4 (1.7%)
Airliners GB
9 (3.9%)
Vietnam War GB
7 (3%)
Storm GB
0 (0%)
Top Gun GB
3 (1.3%)
Rhodesian Bush War GB
7 (3%)

Total Members Voted: 49

Voting closed: January 17, 2019, 02:58:43 AM

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Offline Acree

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Re: 2019 Group Build Poll
« Reply #15 on: January 11, 2019, 04:37:48 AM »
I'm actually surprised and a little confused at the great popularity of Scale-o-rama. I enjoy seeing what people accomplish, but when I think about it, my stash is full of kits of one scale (1:72 in my case); in order to participate, I would need to build out of my preferred scale, or buy a kit for the specific purpose of Scale-o-rama into 1:72.  I'm not totally against that, but it does give me pause...

Some of the others surprise me because they are so specific (for example: Sweden and Rhodesia). 

On the other hand, I am happy that some of my favorites are doing well.  Vote for US Enters WWII Early and Forgotten Fights! 

Offline Brian da Basher

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Re: 2019 Group Build Poll
« Reply #16 on: January 11, 2019, 05:41:34 AM »
I'll let you in on a little secret regarding scale-o-rama, Acree:

It doesn't matter what scale the kit is actually in, just what scale you build it to.

For example, a two or three seat 1/72 patrol plane can be turned into a 1/144 transport with some creative decals and/or painting. Alternately, you could scale it up to a 1/48 light aircraft too.

When I play this game, I picture a silhouette of the aircraft and imagine what role it could take on if it was half or double the scale.

Also, scale-o-rama applies to parts as well as whole kits too. Lots of room there.

The pic below is a 1/72 Revell He-219 that I turned into a 1/144 airliner with just a few tweaks.

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« Last Edit: January 11, 2019, 05:49:00 AM by Brian da Basher »

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Re: 2019 Group Build Poll
« Reply #17 on: January 11, 2019, 10:03:36 PM »
"Rhodesian Bush War" and "Out of Africa" as one GB?
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Re: 2019 Group Build Poll
« Reply #18 on: January 12, 2019, 02:01:35 AM »
"Rhodesian Bush War" and "Out of Africa" as one GB?

I was thinking that.  If those who voted for the Rhodesian one are happy, I will transfer the votes for it to the Out of Africa one.
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Re: 2019 Group Build Poll
« Reply #19 on: January 12, 2019, 08:27:46 PM »
Would be fine with me. Same thing perhaps, as "finsrin" suggested, with Airliners and Beasts of Burden/Transport?
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Re: 2019 Group Build Poll
« Reply #20 on: January 13, 2019, 02:22:20 AM »
Would be fine with me. Same thing perhaps, as "finsrin" suggested, with Airliners and Beasts of Burden/Transport?

Fine by me.  As explained earlier, people can either move their votes or else I can simply combine them.
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Re: 2019 Group Build Poll
« Reply #21 on: January 14, 2019, 04:40:27 AM »
Only a few days to go folks.  If you haven't voted yet do so.  If you have, great!  If you have but you can see your preferred selections aren't getting the votes you can do one of two things:

  • Campaign for your selection.
  • Change your votes.
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Re: 2019 Group Build Poll
« Reply #22 on: January 14, 2019, 04:47:53 AM »


Well, yes...for the "Out of Africa GB":

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Re: 2019 Group Build Poll
« Reply #23 on: January 15, 2019, 04:19:02 AM »
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Re: 2019 Group Build Poll
« Reply #24 on: January 15, 2019, 04:24:33 AM »
Africa....a land with so many possibilities for GB builds:

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Offline Robomog

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Re: 2019 Group Build Poll
« Reply #25 on: January 15, 2019, 10:45:21 PM »
by Robomog, on Flickr

Take an aircraft - bolt on a water tank, add a spray bar or trap doors,  et voila water bomber or crop duster.

It's like Chanel.......

You know it makes scents !

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Offline kitnut617

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Re: 2019 Group Build Poll
« Reply #26 on: January 15, 2019, 10:58:38 PM »
What would you place that under --- floaty things ?

Offline Robomog

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Re: 2019 Group Build Poll
« Reply #27 on: January 16, 2019, 02:24:16 AM »
Hi Kitnut617

I'm pushing the firefighting and cropdusting GB,  Dusty Crophopper in the centre of the poster was both ( and a racing aircraft incidentally see the  films Planes and Planes:fire and rescue)

But a firefighting float plane would be a shoe in for the floaty build GB  :smiley: :smiley:

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Re: 2019 Group Build Poll
« Reply #28 on: January 16, 2019, 03:15:52 AM »
Hi 'Mog,

sorry I just don't see it in the list here

Offline Robomog

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Re: 2019 Group Build Poll
« Reply #29 on: January 16, 2019, 06:39:07 AM »
Hi Kitnut
Approximately nineteenth one down

Sorry it's "crop dusters and firefighters". My bad, I got it the wrong way round

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