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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #2385 on: January 14, 2021, 12:39:18 am »
I can see something similar on a Saladin chassis.

I just realized that you could say that about almost anything.  :)
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #2386 on: January 14, 2021, 02:51:34 am »
I can see something similar on a Saladin chassis.

I just realized that you could say that about almost anything.  :)

The Alvis six wheel running gear has a great many Whiffable  possibilities   in addition to:-
Saladin.....armoured car
Saracen....APC
Salamander....Fire tender
Stalwart....Load carrier

we could also have:-
Samaritan......rough country/flood rescue vehicle
Stentor....huge mobile PA system for festivals/riot control
Samovar......high mobility NAAFI vehicle
Swift........a sort of GTI version for the Paris-Dakar rally
Samson....a heavy duty aircraft tug

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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #2387 on: January 14, 2021, 05:42:54 am »

The Alvis six wheel running gear has a great many Whiffable  possibilities   in addition to:-
Saladin.....armoured car
Saracen....APC
Salamander....Fire tender
Stalwart....Load carrier

we could also have:-
Samaritan......rough country/flood rescue vehicle
Stentor....huge mobile PA system for festivals/riot control
Samovar......high mobility NAAFI vehicle
Swift........a sort of GTI version for the Paris-Dakar rally
Samson....a heavy duty aircraft tug

Any more silly ideas, anyone?

Strongbow - AAW missile carrier (stinger/blowpipe or similar)
Searcher - air search radar for AAW. Giraffe radar, perhaps. One Searcher controls three or four Strongbows.
Supplier - artillery replenishment truck
Scavenger - engineer recovery vehicle
Snowbear - Massive snowplow/blower vehicle

etc etc..  ;)

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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #2388 on: January 14, 2021, 07:42:58 am »
Sanitiser? ..... Mobile, all-terrain toilet block.  ;D
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #2389 on: January 15, 2021, 06:38:01 pm »
Sanitiser? ..... Mobile, all-terrain toilet block.  ;D

Sanitiser.... Mobile NBC Decontamination vehicle...   ;) ;)
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #2390 on: January 16, 2021, 05:38:28 am »
Sanitiser? ..... Mobile, all-terrain toilet block.  ;D

Sanitiser.... Mobile NBC Decontamination vehicle...   ;) ;)

IIRC, the Russians had just such a rig - it was an obsolete jet engine turned into a spray-washer, mounted on a truck bed.  The lone picture I saw of this showed two such trucks side-by-side, offset, each blowing their own hurricane of disinfectant at a line of tanks driving between the two trucks.  Caption said they could decontaminate a tank company in about the time it took the tanks to drive through - about 20 minutes.
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #2391 on: Today at 01:54:59 am »
Stumbled upon this nice, modified Cutlass (apparently from a Japanese modeler):


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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #2392 on: Today at 04:05:48 am »
Stumbled upon this nice, modified Cutlass (apparently from a Japanese modeler):



Awesome realisation of that old Cutlass who’d drawing that I can’t seem to find right now..
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #2393 on: Today at 05:44:33 am »
Hmmm, a Tomlass, or a Cutcat maybe?  ;D
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #2394 on: Today at 10:37:48 am »
Hmmm, a Tomlass, or a Cutcat maybe?  ;D
Phantlass, to me, looks like an F-4 front end on it
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #2395 on: Today at 11:14:33 am »
It's certainly sleeker than the real Cutlass forward fuselage, which looks a bit like it's run into a wall at speed...
Not too sure the 2-seater proportions work, though.

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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #2396 on: Today at 01:19:58 pm »
Hmmm, a Tomlass, or a Cutcat maybe?  ;D
Phantlass, to me, looks like an F-4 front end on it

Or a "Phan-less" - which is pretty much what the Cutlass was.  ;)
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #2397 on: Today at 01:47:56 pm »

The Alvis six wheel running gear has a great many Whiffable  possibilities   in addition to:-
Saladin.....armoured car
Saracen....APC
Salamander....Fire tender
Stalwart....Load carrier

we could also have:-
Samaritan......rough country/flood rescue vehicle
Stentor....huge mobile PA system for festivals/riot control
Samovar......high mobility NAAFI vehicle
Swift........a sort of GTI version for the Paris-Dakar rally
Samson....a heavy duty aircraft tug

Any more silly ideas, anyone?

Strongbow - AAW missile carrier (stinger/blowpipe or similar)
Searcher - air search radar for AAW. Giraffe radar, perhaps. One Searcher controls three or four Strongbows.
Supplier - artillery replenishment truck
Scavenger - engineer recovery vehicle
Snowbear - Massive snowplow/blower vehicle

etc etc..  ;)

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