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Offline Nigel Bunker

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« Reply #30 on: April 26, 2006, 01:59:37 am »
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I thought we could all contribute one or two rather than one person contributing all of them.

I suggest one rule only - all models to be photographed on a white background. This will give some unity to the display, and everybody can put a few sheets of white paper on a table to photograph their model on. The idea is in the same way that model clubs have a theme night sometimes.

Now all we need is the agreement of the moderators and for them to give us a space on the board.

Also any ideas for a theme? I thought perhaps "Extra Dark Sea Grey" which would let in lots of naval subjects (EDSG overall, EDSG & Sky, EDSG & White, EDSG and chips, EDSG, chips and spam, EDSG, spam, Chips and spam,.......etc)
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« Reply #31 on: April 26, 2006, 04:19:12 am »
Nigel the idea gets better now that I've got my brain into gear. Something like this would be ideal to print off and assemble for a brochure showcasing members work that we could then have available for people at shows to look at ?

I'm more then happy to put the brochure together and keep it up to date

As for EDSG - good start, I've one to go on that

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« Reply #32 on: April 26, 2006, 05:25:29 am »
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I suggest one rule only - all models to be photographed on a white background.
The trouble with that rule is that you are suggesting we post pictures of stuff we've done before, and some of those may not have a white background. With this requirement we would need to haul out the model again and do another set of photographs, and some of them may not even exist anymore.
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« Reply #33 on: April 26, 2006, 06:15:05 am »
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"all models to be photographed on a white background preferably."

How about that?
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« Reply #34 on: April 26, 2006, 06:23:43 am »
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"all models to be photographed on a white background preferably."

How about that?
No problem. I think white backgrounds are better, just didn't want to miss seeing some nice work because the only picture somebody got was on their workbench 3 seconds before the #&%$ing cat pounced on it.  ^_^  
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« Reply #35 on: April 26, 2006, 06:33:25 am »
I really like this idea! Unfortunately, once I photograph a model, it joins the ceiling fleet, and taking it down to re-photograph it is quite a chore. My older builds won't have the white background, but if I posted new pics they will.

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« Reply #36 on: April 26, 2006, 06:51:16 am »
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Neat idea. Kinda happens by default here, tho...as alot of us will post similar models on anothers' thread.
Yeah, but this gets around the problem of feeling guilty about taking a thread to Cuba.  :P
Personally, I like the idea of going to Cuba. Loys of hard bodied women, rum, beer sunshine ect....can't go wrong B)  B)  B)  B)  B)  
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« Reply #37 on: May 14, 2006, 03:10:31 am »
*BUMP*

im back with some more group build idea's.

the "Geofiction-Build"

in this build, everyone starts its own country and equipes it with an Air Arm.
rules are simple  B)

-select an aircraft of choice
-the country must be fictional (or dont exsist anymore, exsample: Manchuria)
-the roundel must be own design, could be a simple colored dot or something verry complicated  B)
-backhistory is optional.


the Corporation GB

in this build, u make your own defence company.
i got the idea from "Ace Combat 3". the purpuse is to build a fighter in corporate colors (exsample: TNT, FED-EX, DHL, US Postal,....)


anyone else wanna submit an idea  B)  
on the bench:

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« Reply #38 on: May 14, 2006, 04:07:33 pm »
I like the Geofiction GB idea. I've been toying with some fictional markings for a while now. I'd be interested in this one for sure.

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« Reply #39 on: May 14, 2006, 04:43:07 pm »
Ok, that is a group of fantasitc ideas, and now I need to leave to write a story. Niles, I'll pm ya when it's done so that if it's published I can give you credit.  
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« Reply #40 on: May 14, 2006, 07:55:19 pm »
I plan on building an A-380 TT and a few escort birds for it, so I'm kinda already in !

 
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« Reply #41 on: May 14, 2006, 08:15:21 pm »
Someone mention tankers?  I've currently got one of those 1/300 Airfix 777-200's on the bench becoming a large tanker, and as well as a Hasegawa 1/200 MD-11 becoming a KC-10 replacement/supplement.
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« Reply #42 on: December 14, 2006, 08:46:23 pm »
Could a calendar be added somewhere (perhaps easier out on the main site instead of here?) for those of us needing a quick glance of what's running/upcoming and to post shows?  I know we have a spot on the forum for upcoming events but I think presented as a form suggested might be easier.  Just a suggestion-not trying to make more work for our mods, honest!

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« Reply #43 on: December 14, 2006, 09:29:34 pm »
Hmmm let's see...

We've got:

Phoenix GB Nov. 17 - June 30

Secret Santa GB Dec. 25 - June 25

Falklands/Malvinas GB Jan. 9 - June 14

Pending:

Alt. Landing Gear/VSTOL GB Feb. 1 - Aug. 1

USAF GB July 4 - Sept. 18

And we might have another 1 Week GB (I'm hoping) this summer.

Wow that's a pretty full calendar!

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P.S. Is anyone up for a Matchbox GB?

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« Reply #44 on: December 15, 2006, 06:18:01 am »
I want to shoehorn in the SAR/Coastie build somewhere in there too.  Might I suggest July 1st to December 15th?  That way, we get the summer tourist swimmer rescues, and the whack job early ice fisherman on the lakes if any part of them is frozen.
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