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Logistics GB 2022 - Inspirations

Started by Old Wombat, October 01, 2022, 11:52:26 PM

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Mossie

Beasts of burden:

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I don't think it's nice, you laughin'. You see, my mule don't like people laughin'. He gets the crazy idea you're laughin' at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you're going to, I might convince him that you really didn't mean it.

Rheged

Now those I certainly didn't expect!!   Military sauropods are certainly different.
"If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you....."
It  means that you read  the instruction sheet

Mossie

They're from the Dintopia series by James Gurney.  The bottom one is a 3D printed model by Lord of the Print, they do a range of them.

Here's a couple of my favourites that aren't quite eligible for the GB, but might provide inspiration:

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I don't think it's nice, you laughin'. You see, my mule don't like people laughin'. He gets the crazy idea you're laughin' at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you're going to, I might convince him that you really didn't mean it.

scooter

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Would have been a good one for the Blue Lights GB
The F-106- 26 December 1956 to 8 August 1988
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Mossie

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Quote from: scooter on October 05, 2022, 05:07:48 PMWould have been a good one for the Blue Lights GB

I'm slightly gutted I didn't see it then.  However, it's supposed to team up with a triceratops support that carried extra hoses which would fit.
I don't think it's nice, you laughin'. You see, my mule don't like people laughin'. He gets the crazy idea you're laughin' at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you're going to, I might convince him that you really didn't mean it.


Old Wombat

Has a life outside of What-If & wishes it would stop interfering!

"The purpose of all War is Peace" - St. Augustine

veritas ad mortus veritas est

zenrat

I'm very tempted to say something here...
 :wacko:
Fred

- Can't be bothered to do the proper research and get it right.

Another ill conceived, lazily thought out, crudely executed and badly painted piece of half arsed what-if modelling muppetry from zenrat industries.

zenrat industries:  We're everywhere...for your convenience..

Nick

Remember the XC-120 Packplane? The C-119 with a removable cargo pod?

I dare somebody to do that to an Argosy or a Beverley!  :wacko:

Mossie

Paint it in green and put a big 2 on the tail.
I don't think it's nice, you laughin'. You see, my mule don't like people laughin'. He gets the crazy idea you're laughin' at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you're going to, I might convince him that you really didn't mean it.

jcf

"Conspiracy theory's got to be simple.
Sense doesn't come into it. People are
more scared of how complicated crap
actually is than they ever are about
whatever's supposed to be behind the
conspiracy."
-The Peripheral, William Gibson 2014

Weaver

Snowcat, built from a 1/72nd HEMTT and a 1/76th T-34 tank:






Aerosan, built from a 1/76th Scammel Scarab:



"We thank you, but this diversion is not true. Things never happened thus."

"Oh, but it IS true. Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are
the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot."

- Sandman: A Midsummer Night's Dream, by Neil Gaiman

Weaver

1950s plans for a cross-channel car ferry helicopter for Silver City Airways.
Not sure if this qualifies in it's original form since it's a civilian "passenger" vehicle, but you could easily adapt it to freight or military use.







"We thank you, but this diversion is not true. Things never happened thus."

"Oh, but it IS true. Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are
the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot."

- Sandman: A Midsummer Night's Dream, by Neil Gaiman

Weaver

Lockspeiser LDA - Land Development Aircraft. A sort of 'flying Landrover' for use in less developed countries.

Full thread with lots more pictures here: https://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php?topic=46662.msg848921#msg848921


"We thank you, but this diversion is not true. Things never happened thus."

"Oh, but it IS true. Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are
the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot."

- Sandman: A Midsummer Night's Dream, by Neil Gaiman