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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #135 on: March 12, 2018, 11:16:29 am »
Note, however, that the Firestreak missiles in the kit are more like the inert 'handling shapes' seen on the real aircraft, and don't look much like a real working weapon. In particular, they don't have the eight-sided nose cone of the real things. Good Firestreaks are easy to come by these days.

Yup all the reviews I've read say the sam ething and if I go down this route I'll be looking to replace them.

Let me know if you find a good supply, I'd like to get some myself.

Colin's (freightdog) Firestreak's have the octagon seeker head (1/72 scale)


So does the Airfix Lightning F2A, and the heads are in clear in the kit.

But, the seeker heads are larger in diameter than the missile body, which means you need to file them. That can make them anything BUT octagons sadly.  :banghead:
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #138 on: March 13, 2018, 07:20:04 am »
Couple of questions:

1. How soon can we get clarity on when the 1WkGB's going to be? The reason I ask is that I might have the option of taking some or all of that week off, but the chances of getting it shrink the later I leave it.

2. What's the exact nature of the RAF-at-100 GB going to be?
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #139 on: March 13, 2018, 07:35:07 am »
You sure you meant to post this here mate ? Or should it be in my post on the 2018/19 season proposals ? If so I'll move it for you.

Anyway to answer your questions.

One week GB will be either first or second weeks of June. Now given I'm up North for the Northern Show it will almost certainly be second week, therefore 11th to 17th June inclusive.

RAF -100 ? Haven't thought about it in that detail yet, but my first instincts would be to make it as open and inclusive as possible. I'll leave the exact scope up to the membership/moderators to decide during the usual pre G.B. discussion period which I'll set up a month or so before the start. If people wanted to enter builds based on the premise that the R.A.F. never happened ? (continuation of R.F.C./R.N.A.S. perhaps)  then I'll leave that one up to the membership to decide.
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #140 on: March 13, 2018, 08:47:54 am »
Aw crap: yes, I have posted it in the wrong place: sorry.  :banghead: Please move it.

Thanks for the answers. :thumbsup:
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #141 on: March 14, 2018, 07:41:12 am »
Aw crap: yes, I have posted it in the wrong place: sorry.  :banghead: Please move it.



After looking at it I'm not sure I can ?  :banghead: I can move a topic, but not a post, or at least not that I can see how to do it ? I don't want to play around and possibly mess everything up so I'll leave it here until I can think about it a bit.
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #142 on: March 14, 2018, 08:06:01 am »
Couldn't you do a 'Copy and Paste' and then a 'Delete'?
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #143 on: March 14, 2018, 11:00:32 am »
Couldn't you do a 'Copy and Paste' and then a 'Delete'?

I am afraid every post copied/pasted would appear as a Narses post.
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #144 on: March 14, 2018, 11:35:00 am »
Couldn't you do a 'Copy and Paste' and then a 'Delete'?

I am afraid every post copied/pasted would appear as a Narses post.


But he's a Grand Moderator, I'm sure he has 'Special Powers'.  ;D ;D ;) ;)
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #145 on: March 14, 2018, 02:08:18 pm »
Leave it here then. I'll fix the situation by copying it to over there. :thumbsup:
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #146 on: March 15, 2018, 04:30:32 am »
Couldn't you do a 'Copy and Paste' and then a 'Delete'?
I am afraid every post copied/pasted would appear as a Narses post.
But he's a Grand Moderator, I'm sure he has 'Special Powers'.  ;D ;D ;) ;)

He claims to, but i've yet to see any evidence.   :o


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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #147 on: March 15, 2018, 07:41:40 am »
Leave it here then. I'll fix the situation by copying it to over there. :thumbsup:

Yup cheers H  :thumbsup: Never thought of doing that way  :banghead:

Now musing whether to clean the whole thing up ? Let me know how you feel Mods
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #148 on: March 15, 2018, 07:42:14 am »
Couldn't you do a 'Copy and Paste' and then a 'Delete'?
I am afraid every post copied/pasted would appear as a Narses post.
But he's a Grand Moderator, I'm sure he has 'Special Powers'.  ;D ;D ;) ;)

He claims to, but i've yet to see any evidence.   :o

That's because I haven't been caught yet.
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #149 on: March 16, 2018, 03:31:22 am »
Leave it here then. I'll fix the situation by copying it to over there. :thumbsup:

Yup cheers H  :thumbsup: Never thought of doing that way  :banghead:

Now musing whether to clean the whole thing up ? Let me know how you feel Mods

I like a bit of mess.  Humanises things.
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Leave it as it is.

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