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Re: The Engines - More or Less GB :The Rules
« Reply #30 on: June 22, 2019, 12:10:34 pm »

..... rather than American ones in Tehran, leading to a C-160 Transall being modified with Credible Chase-style gear?

I believe you mean “Credible Sport”.

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Re: The Engines - More or Less GB :The Rules
« Reply #31 on: June 22, 2019, 04:33:03 pm »
Single or tri-motor Boeing 247
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(wing swap between the two?)

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Re: The Engines - More or Less GB :The Rules
« Reply #32 on: June 22, 2019, 06:03:24 pm »
Just concentrating on the Less aspect;
Single engine Gosling.
Three engine FW Condor light.
Twin engine Lanc done.  ;)
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Assymetric single engine Bf110.
Single boom, single engined fighter based on P38 parts.
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Any car converted to horse drawn.
Mk IV tank converted to "prisoners in a treadmill" power.
Trireme Battleship (HMS Hood with three banks of oars for example).
Sloop rigged MTB.
Unpowered Boomer towed into action by a school of trained tuna...

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Re: The Engines - More or Less GB :The Rules
« Reply #33 on: June 22, 2019, 07:06:46 pm »
Any car converted to horse drawn.
Mk IV tank converted to "prisoners in a treadmill" power.
Trireme Battleship (HMS Hood with three banks of oars for example).
Sloop rigged MTB.

These all seem to be "alternate engines" proposals. However, a standard single-engined car could have 2 horses, the Mk.IV would need at least 2 treadmills to replace its single engine, as Hood had 4 shafts & 4 geared steam turbines that could work (3 "engines" instead of 4), the MTB works if there aren't 3 masts.
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Re: The Engines - More or Less GB :The Rules
« Reply #34 on: June 22, 2019, 07:13:20 pm »
Assymetric single engine Bf110.
Single boom, single engined fighter based on P38 parts.
The single-engined asymmetric Bf-110 has been built by me in 2013 at https://www.whatifmodellers.com//index.php/topic,36846.0.html
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Re: The Engines - More or Less GB :The Rules
« Reply #35 on: June 22, 2019, 09:47:23 pm »
Any car converted to horse drawn.
Mk IV tank converted to "prisoners in a treadmill" power.
Trireme Battleship (HMS Hood with three banks of oars for example).
Sloop rigged MTB.

These all seem to be "alternate engines" proposals. However, a standard single-engined car could have 2 horses, the Mk.IV would need at least 2 treadmills to replace its single engine, as Hood had 4 shafts & 4 geared steam turbines that could work (3 "engines" instead of 4), the MTB works if there aren't 3 masts.

My thinking was that horses, people and sails are not engines and so all of those examples were zero engine vehicles powered by renewable resources.
But if one accepts your thinking (which I don't) then shirley one horse = one horse power so, as long as a car that had a 300 hp engine had more or less than 300 horses attached to it then it is acceptable.
If we accept your one engine = one horse argument then in the case of the Mk IV can we say one engine = one prisoner?  In which case a single treadmill with more two or more prisoners/deserters/volunteers walking  would suffice.
What is your proposed Tuna to Reactor ratio?

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Re: The Engines - More or Less GB :The Rules
« Reply #36 on: June 22, 2019, 09:54:15 pm »
Just concentrating on the Less aspect;

Sloop rigged MTB.


Wouldn't that be an STB?
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Re: The Engines - More or Less GB :The Rules
« Reply #37 on: June 23, 2019, 12:38:30 am »
Is it allowed by the jury, board and committee to cast the first (resin) parts before july 1st?

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Re: The Engines - More or Less GB :The Rules
« Reply #38 on: June 23, 2019, 05:42:16 am »

Is it allowed by the jury, board and committee to cast the first (resin) parts before july 1st?

David aka 63cpe


We think that's OK, on the grounds that you could have gone out and bought a resin part for the job. It's your fault that no-one supplying it.  ;D
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Re: The Engines - More or Less GB :The Rules
« Reply #39 on: June 23, 2019, 07:23:50 am »
Ah, Ok .. thank you for your kind understanding.  :thumbsup:

Will put some effort in making my life easier and use readily available resin parts in stead.  :wacko:
But, but, but.....the part I'm planning to use (resin casted) are much uglier than the ones readily available....

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Re: The Engines - More or Less GB :The Rules
« Reply #40 on: June 23, 2019, 07:31:44 am »
Ugliness, or otherwise, is not a factor that's important in the Whiffness of any entrant.  ;D ;)
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Re: The Engines - More or Less GB :The Rules
« Reply #41 on: June 23, 2019, 07:46:07 am »
Ugliness, or otherwise, is not a factor that's important in the Whiffness of any entrant.  ;D ;)

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Re: The Engines - More or Less GB :The Rules
« Reply #42 on: June 23, 2019, 08:53:06 am »
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We think that's OK, on the grounds that you could have gone out and bought a resin part for the job. It's your fault that no-one supplying it.  ;D

OK, just got started poouring the first copy. Three to go...
IMG_20190623_172816967 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr

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Re: The Engines - More or Less GB :The Rules
« Reply #43 on: June 23, 2019, 09:42:02 am »
Very intriguing............
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: The Engines - More or Less GB :The Rules
« Reply #44 on: June 23, 2019, 10:13:21 am »
.........and pop says the first copies:

IMG_20190623_190012830 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr

Somehow I always manage to be out of jetengines faces and exhausts, so made a master of some so i can copy them over and over again.  :thumbsup: <_<

The big lump of engine is from an Aero A-100 and I need some of them for my project in the More or Less engines GB. I'll me more than it used to be...

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