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In The Navy GB - General Discussion thread
« on: May 11, 2016, 06:45:06 am »
As the title says, this is for your general chit chat
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Re: In The Navy GB - General Discussion thread
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2016, 11:24:43 am »
The USN used OV-10 Broncos in Vietnam for interdiction in the Mekong Delta, and the original spec included operation from floats, so there's a potential project for someone:



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Re: In The Navy GB - General Discussion thread
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2016, 08:42:05 pm »
From the Rules discussion thread;

This really belongs in a General Discussion thread for the GB but, as we don't have one, yet .....

My other build, which I'm going to try to build in parallel with the F6F is going to be an aircraft of the NARDU.


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Re: In The Navy GB - General Discussion thread
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2016, 05:08:52 am »
I like it. Cat launched, centerline float ?

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Re: In The Navy GB - General Discussion thread
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2016, 10:05:38 pm »
I'm thinking about combining a 1/25 1959 Ford Skyliner with some plumbing fittings and parts of an electric toothbrush.

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Re: In The Navy GB - General Discussion thread
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2016, 12:16:11 am »
Went through the project list and The Pile and immediately found five candidates for the GB...  :-\

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Re: In The Navy GB - General Discussion thread
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2016, 12:39:47 am »
I have one build in mind although I do have a second which would also be eligible for the Frog/Novo GB. As that one involves a lot of cutting and putty I might build it for this GB.

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Re: In The Navy GB - General Discussion thread
« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2016, 06:36:25 am »
Well I have an old Airfix HMS Nelson which has been in the stash for a few years as it should have been built for a mate who's father served on her during WWII (in the end I built the Tamiya one for him). I then mused about what if there had been no Washington Treaty restrictions ? So musing on Nelson as a traditional design I cut the deck in two and that's as far as she got some 7/8 years ago ? So the plan is to have Nelson with 2 forward and one rear turret.

As this will be my first ship model in that 7/8 years I'll build an aircraft as well, not sure what, but I do have a Supermarine Seagull in the stash and it's vacform. So first ship in a few years and first vacform ever ?
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Re: In The Navy GB - General Discussion thread
« Reply #8 on: May 13, 2016, 06:38:44 am »
In addition to whatever the car turns onto I have a Revell Lockheed Viking I may do something with.
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Re: In The Navy GB - General Discussion thread
« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2016, 09:17:44 am »

As this will be my first ship model in that 7/8 years I'll build an aircraft as well, not sure what, but I do have a Supermarine Seagull in the stash and it's vacform. So first ship in a few years and first vacform ever ?


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Re: In The Navy GB - General Discussion thread
« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2016, 09:32:44 am »
I bave the Matchbox Hellcat, I now have a reason, I just need the time!

Could we have a one week extension please?
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Re: In The Navy GB - General Discussion thread
« Reply #11 on: May 13, 2016, 09:52:48 am »
Incidentally, isn't it rather inappropriate for a GB called 'In The Navy' to have a 'General Discussion Thread'? Surely it should be an 'Admiral Discussion Thread'?  ;)
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Re: In The Navy GB - General Discussion thread
« Reply #12 on: May 13, 2016, 09:57:15 am »
Incidentally, isn't it rather inappropriate for a GB called 'In The Navy' to have a 'General Discussion Thread'? Surely it should be an 'Admiral Discussion Thread'?  ;)
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Re: In The Navy GB - General Discussion thread
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2016, 10:29:41 am »
 ;D  My work here is done...  :wacko:
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Re: In The Navy GB - General Discussion thread
« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2016, 06:48:14 pm »
Well done!
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