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Should we merge the "Trainers With Teeth" and "COIN" Group Builds?

YES - Merge
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NO - Do Not Merge
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Voting closed: August 14, 2008, 03:47:21 am

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Trainers With Teeth and COIN Group Build
« on: September 04, 2005, 10:26:10 am »
So what's it gonna be? I have a few ideas for alternative COIN birds (and armor for that matter)...
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Re: Trainers With Teeth and COIN Group Build
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2005, 11:59:33 am »
it sounds really cool, i dont have much COIN aircraft (or none at all) i would indeed like to enter this competition.  ^_^  
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Re: Trainers With Teeth and COIN Group Build
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2005, 12:21:12 pm »
It looks like I'll have do a heavily modernized COIN/interdictor P-61 (aka AF-61K)!   B)

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Re: Trainers With Teeth and COIN Group Build
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2005, 01:36:40 am »
Seeing as I've never really thought about COIN aircraft before, I may have to think on this one  
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Re: Trainers With Teeth and COIN Group Build
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2005, 01:17:04 pm »
How about COIN SLOT aircraft? :lol:  
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Re: Trainers With Teeth and COIN Group Build
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2005, 02:32:20 am »
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How about COIN SLOT aircraft? :lol:
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Re: Trainers With Teeth and COIN Group Build
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2005, 02:37:45 am »
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So what's it gonna be? I have a few ideas for alternative COIN birds (and armor for that matter)...
COIN armor?  Tell me more.
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Re: Trainers With Teeth and COIN Group Build
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2005, 04:48:27 am »
I was thinking about that as well - and I came up with some ideas for muti-turret designs with a cental turret with a close support gun and multiple mg turrets. As you come nearer modern times maybe the mg's are Gatling type weapons ? Like an updated T28 type of thing.

Alternatively go down the origional COIN armour route - tankettes. After all the Italian ones were designed with bush wars in mind. So you could have small 1 or 2 man vehicles with gatling type guns and grenade launchers ?

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Re: Trainers With Teeth and COIN Group Build
« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2008, 11:46:39 am »
Self descriptive really..... anything that rolls, sails or flies that is/was usually used as a school room but would also look really neat in a more aggressive role. Here's a few f'r'instances:-

Flying things
Tucanno, Tuccanno,Tuccano,
Hawk
Albatros L-39
Piston Provost
One of those Revell 1:32 Gliders

Rolling stuff
erm..... not sure.... can I get back to you on that

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How about a couple of 20mm on the REVELL Harbour Tug.... OK it's stretching a point but I'm trying really hard to be inclusive here.

As you can see, this really (another) aviation themed Group Build idea. I'd be happy to 'mod' with somebody else (Nev, I'm looking at you !) it if it ever 'took-off' (pun intended). So over to you guys, let's read your thoughts and ideas..... it wont get onto the calender until 2009 at the earlies so lots and lots of time.

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Re: Trainers With Teeth and COIN Group Build
« Reply #9 on: June 04, 2008, 01:04:11 pm »
I think I'd like to join in on this one, I've a Mentor, PC-9, Tucano or a Jet Provost I could do, but what about a TF-104 or something in this genere, two seat CF-5B?, is that allowed?

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Re: Trainers With Teeth and COIN Group Build
« Reply #10 on: June 04, 2008, 01:27:25 pm »
If this GB is open to all eras, I've got a Stearman and a Ryan PT-20 in the stash that could be built for this one.

Here's some more aircraft ideas:

Bleriot XI
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DeHavilland Tiger Moth
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AT-6 Texan
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Re: Trainers With Teeth and COIN Group Build
« Reply #11 on: June 04, 2008, 05:50:20 pm »
Since I started that other thread, I better hop on the bandwagon.

Just not sure I can wait till next year before arming the 'munk.
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Re: Trainers With Teeth and COIN Group Build
« Reply #12 on: June 04, 2008, 06:04:58 pm »
Ian, I am pleased to see that you took my suggestion to heart before I had to resort to the rubber chicken, duct tape, and vice grips. 

This Trainers With Teeth thing is an excellent idea and if you broaden your horizons, you could also include those large jet aircraft like the T-43 and others that perform training missions.  Even the C-47 with the F-104 Starfighter radar nose would qualify if you add missiles to it. 

Here is the link to the origial thread in the general discussion forum: http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,20082.msg285552.html#new
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Re: Trainers With Teeth and COIN Group Build
« Reply #13 on: June 04, 2008, 08:22:17 pm »
I think I'd like to join in on this one, I've a Mentor, PC-9, Tucano or a Jet Provost I could do, but what about a TF-104 or something in this genere, two seat CF-5B?, is that allowed?

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Re: Trainers With Teeth and COIN Group Build
« Reply #14 on: June 05, 2008, 12:37:40 am »
If this GB is open to all eras, I've got a Stearman and a Ryan PT-20 in the stash that could be built for this one.
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