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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #90 on: March 01, 2018, 06:30:22 am »
No idea what to build for this ? Not much in the stash that fits into the time frame. I did find a Martin Mauler this morning and thought "French ?".

I may wait until Southern Expo in a couple of weeks and look around.
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #91 on: March 01, 2018, 07:33:16 am »
Vietnam?  US Navy, USAF or South Vietnamese?  Thai markings maybe with a bit more involvement?
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #92 on: March 01, 2018, 07:43:06 am »
Vietnam?  US Navy, USAF or South Vietnamese?  Thai markings maybe with a bit more involvement?

...or even Cambodian?
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #93 on: March 01, 2018, 08:16:20 am »
Sincere and honest query for the most honourable Mods, I have pre-existing MSPaint profiles of custom "blank" kitbashes, can I repaint them for this GB?

They were originally for an Alternate Universe country, similar to NationStates, but my plan is to make them "real world" whiffs.
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #94 on: March 01, 2018, 05:00:17 pm »
Sincere and honest query for the most honourable Mods, I have pre-existing MSPaint profiles of custom "blank" kitbashes, can I repaint them for this GB?

They were originally for an Alternate Universe country, similar to NationStates, but my plan is to make them "real world" whiffs.

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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #95 on: March 01, 2018, 05:06:26 pm »
No idea what to build for this ? Not much in the stash that fits into the time frame. I did find a Martin Mauler this morning and thought "French ?".

I may wait until Southern Expo in a couple of weeks and look around.

I take it most of your stash is WWII? Why not have a WWII aircraft re-purposed for COIN work in some grubby little war that's kept on the boil by both sides of the Cold War for their own agendas? There were plenty of real-world examples: Cavalier Mustangs, Thunderbolts, Sea Furys, Invaders... anything that was in production at the end and left a lot of lightly used airframes going spare. All you need is the markings (any number of aftermarket sheets available) and some modern weapons. I'm sure we can help you out with both of those things too...
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #96 on: March 01, 2018, 07:16:30 pm »
Sincere and honest query for the most honourable Mods, I have pre-existing MSPaint profiles of custom "blank" kitbashes, can I repaint them for this GB?

They were originally for an Alternate Universe country, similar to NationStates, but my plan is to make them "real world" whiffs.

A discussion is underway.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #97 on: March 01, 2018, 08:18:29 pm »
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #98 on: March 02, 2018, 02:33:06 am »
No idea what to build for this ? Not much in the stash that fits into the time frame. I did find a Martin Mauler this morning and thought "French ?".

I may wait until Southern Expo in a couple of weeks and look around.

Vietnam?  US Navy, USAF or South Vietnamese?  Thai markings maybe with a bit more involvement?

...or even Cambodian?

Anything but US in Vietnam (done to death).  How about Royal Lao Air Force.  They used the Discworld Roundels.

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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #99 on: March 02, 2018, 03:21:56 am »
Nah, subtly subversive (there's a Cold War theme all of it's own).  Looks like a Skyraider, dressed like a Skyraider but isn't a Skyraider, to mess with weak minds....
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #100 on: March 02, 2018, 04:15:33 am »
Anything but US in Vietnam (done to death).  How about Royal Lao Air Force.  They used the Discworld Roundels.

I'll print you a set if you want.

Technically speaking, aren't those Coneworld roundels rather than Discworld ones?

Coneworld is similar to Discworld except that:

a. it's got more surface area
b. the inhabitants are fitter
c. the inhabitants are more pished off
d. anyone who proposed a karting competition is put on suicide watch immediately

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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #101 on: March 02, 2018, 04:17:56 am »
Sincere and honest query for the most honourable Mods, I have pre-existing MSPaint profiles of custom "blank" kitbashes, can I repaint them for this GB?

They were originally for an Alternate Universe country, similar to NationStates, but my plan is to make them "real world" whiffs.

The mods have conferred and it's been decided that this IS allowed, as long as you post the blank profiles at the start of your thread as the equivalent of a physical modeller's 'unbuilt kit' photo. :thumbsup:
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #102 on: March 02, 2018, 06:04:00 am »
Nah, subtly subversive (there's a Cold War theme all of it's own).  Looks like a Skyraider, dressed like a Skyraider but isn't a Skyraider, to mess with weak minds....

I've seen a Martin Mauler without the prop cover painted up in SEA scheme. It looked very like a Skyraider.

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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #103 on: March 02, 2018, 06:07:40 am »
Sincere and honest query for the most honourable Mods, I have pre-existing MSPaint profiles of custom "blank" kitbashes, can I repaint them for this GB?

They were originally for an Alternate Universe country, similar to NationStates, but my plan is to make them "real world" whiffs.

The mods have conferred and it's been decided that this IS allowed, as long as you post the blank profiles at the start of your thread as the equivalent of a physical modeller's 'unbuilt kit' photo. :thumbsup:
My thanks! I'll endeavour to do that, soon
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #104 on: March 02, 2018, 06:34:49 am »
Cheers for the help, advice and ideas lads. I shall take them on-board, but won't make a decision until post Southern in a couple of weeks. I'm busy with other things at the moment and want to finish the stuff that's stalled for a couple of months.
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