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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #165 on: January 20, 2018, 03:03:40 pm »
Having started 18 days late, then having discovered that the original kit I started with was so nearly unbuildable that I had to re-cast the project into something much more complicated, then having been stalled by real world problems and distracted by internet drama, then having foolishly started on another 'simple' model for another GB elsewhere, I wouldn't have dared to ask for an extension, but I would just like to register how pleased I am that somebody else has... ;)
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #166 on: January 21, 2018, 01:53:07 am »
I too am glad someone else has asked for an extension.
Not that I need one of course.  No, no, no, I am glad on everyone else's behalf.
I certainly didn't hit a snag today with the Sky Pirate Kawanishi that requires a redesign of the flying bridge...
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #167 on: January 21, 2018, 03:17:16 am »
The Combined Moderators have been in deep discussion over this vexed problem much of the night, despite one of the aforesaid Moderators having a streaming cold and sneezing ten times per minute.

We have decided that the previously applied for 2 week extension will be GRANTED!
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #168 on: January 21, 2018, 04:50:03 am »
So finishes on Valentines Day then. 14th February, Midnight. ?
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #169 on: January 21, 2018, 08:50:41 am »

So finishes on Valentines Day then. 14th February, Midnight. ?


Midnight GMT, yes.

WRONG!
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #170 on: January 21, 2018, 11:58:16 pm »
Sorry, got that timing totally round my neck.  :banghead:

The GB end time will be 0001 LOCAL time on Feb 14th wherever you are.
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #171 on: January 22, 2018, 01:47:49 am »
Phew.

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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #172 on: February 01, 2018, 09:34:09 pm »
Less than two weeks to go on this one gentlemen, no matter where you are.....  ;)
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #173 on: February 02, 2018, 12:12:28 am »
I should just scrape in under the line...
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #174 on: February 08, 2018, 06:35:49 am »
Just under a week to go lads
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #175 on: February 08, 2018, 09:41:08 am »
I might be able to finish my 1/72 Consolidated Catalina turboprop on time.

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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #176 on: February 08, 2018, 10:46:32 am »

Just under a week to go lads


You beat me to it.  ;D

Shall we have a countdown toward noon on the 15th GMT, which will be the end of the GB for anyone building in Hawaii or the Aluetians?  ;D
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #177 on: February 08, 2018, 01:13:38 pm »
So if I started my build on Western Samoa, and paddled my dugout canoe to American Samoa and finished there, I could get an extra day of build time..... ;D

I was thinking the Diomede Islands might be closer together, but my paint might freeze....
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #178 on: February 08, 2018, 01:47:35 pm »
Yes, you could indeed.

We'll await seeing the build with great interest.  ;)
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #179 on: February 09, 2018, 06:14:17 am »
So if I started my build on Western Samoa, and paddled my dugout canoe to American Samoa and finished there, I could get an extra day of build time..... ;D



Yup  ;D :thumbsup:

I've actually done that trip and it's amazing the difference so relatively few miles make. It's almost like travelling back in time (I did American S to Western S) they really are chalk and cheese.
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