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Group Build Q & A Thread
« on: January 19, 2009, 04:13:22 am »
As mentioned, I'm going to post this as a one-stop-shop for all queries and questions you may have about the GB generally or any issues (!) you may be experiencing with your build particularly. Not just for myself or Rallymodeller, but anybody who has an answer or a solution, just jump in.

Also if you need a decal, or spare wing, a couple of rocket pods etc, ask here; Chances are as we are all heading in roughly the same direction somebody here may be able to help/advise.

Ok that's it for now..... well not quite..... Did anybody see where I left those UB32 rocket pods ?...... I know I had them here a minute ago :banghead:

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Re: Group Build Q & A Thread
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2009, 01:30:22 pm »
I've got a nice stash of oddbal markings in 1/72 scale (mostly Zotz sheets I think). If you need Somalian or Bhutanese (or some other small country's) makrings, let me know.
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Re: Group Build Q & A Thread
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2009, 01:40:53 pm »
Ooooh, I might just tap you up for Ethiopian Roundels Brian, if you have them.  I haven't bought my kit yet so I'll let you know if get around to it!
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Re: Group Build Q & A Thread
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2009, 11:05:37 am »
Thanks, Klunk, really appreciate that. :thumbsup:

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Re: Group Build Q & A Thread
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2009, 07:34:14 pm »
I'm too lazy to look through the "Genesis" thread (the one that gave birth to this GB), but are supersonic trainers allowed, ie, T-38's, Japanese T-2's, etc?
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Re: Group Build Q & A Thread
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2009, 02:57:30 am »
I don't think so. They're more two-seat fighters than anything else.
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Re: Group Build Q & A Thread
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2009, 05:09:22 am »
I'm too lazy to look through the "Genesis" thread (the one that gave birth to this GB), but are supersonic trainers allowed, ie, T-38's, Japanese T-2's, etc?

I think we decided not. It was agreed to rule out trainer conversions of "proper" fighter planes to avoid something like a Mirage 2000D with a laser pod and a smart bomb being classified as "counter-insurgency", when it's not really in the spirit of the GB. Now whilst the T-38 and the T-2 started out as trainers, they're functionally identical to trainer-versions-of-fighters, that is to say that if the F-5 and F-1 had come first, their two-seat trainer version would have been indistinguishable from the T-38 and T-2. 
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Re: Group Build Q & A Thread
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2009, 03:45:36 am »
I'm too lazy to look through the "Genesis" thread (the one that gave birth to this GB), but are supersonic trainers allowed, ie, T-38's, Japanese T-2's, etc?

Wearing my Moderators hat, I'd say YES. Simply because it fulfils the 'inclusive' nature of the forum in general - See Rool 2...... There's absolutely nothing to stop you building a T-2 (or even a M200D) if that's what you wish to do. But as Weaver points out these projects aren't really in the same spirit as perhaps the armed Chipmunk or Argosy Gunship that were mentioned in the 'genesis' thread.

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Re: Group Build Q & A Thread
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2009, 02:03:26 pm »
What Ian said. I just can't imagine, say, an F-18B being based out of a rough airstrip duking it out with guerrilla fighters. After all, that didn't work out too well for the Americans in Vietnam, or the Russians in Afghanistan. IMHO the intention was for aircraft that were designed as trainers first.
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Re: Group Build Q & A Thread
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2009, 03:57:23 am »
A question to our Mods, when is the closing date ?  I read Da Roolz but all I can see is it says we have plenty of time, and I can't find where it was said in the other threads.  I would like to do one more for this GB if I can get it done, I've got a PC-9 or a Tucano (maybe both) I'd like to do.

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Re: Group Build Q & A Thread
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2009, 04:01:14 am »
Sorry, just found it, I skip through the thread to quick.  OK, looks like another is in the works.
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