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modelcitizen62
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Posted: Saturday, June 07, 2003 - 01:40 PM UTC
How about any scale up to 1/28 and any WW I-era monoplane or mutliple-winged or rotary-winged aircraft (yes, there's one that a limited-run manufacturer made, an Austro-Hungarian helicopter prototype)?
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Posted: Saturday, June 07, 2003 - 01:44 PM UTC

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Remember that not all WWI aircraft had rigging...the Albatross and Fokker D-VIII come to mind. Hopefully people will realize that rigging isn't a necessity.

How about any WWI biplane or monoplane that saw active duty during WW I, and any marking or insignia should represent a WW I squadron, country, etc.? These rules aren't really that far removed from the rules of the Battle of Britain campaign and would help keep the spirit of the WW I theme.

As for rules...how about the plane and no more than three or four figures? Maybe have two categories...a single plane category and a diorama category? Any scale up to 1/32?

Air's the boss on this one...just throwing out ideas.

[Edit: Because words are hard.]

sounds great,actually when WW1 came to mind I actually expected to see some Eindeckers in here......... http://m2reviews.cnsi.net/reviews/ww1/cazeindecker.htm .........and lots of Dr.1's and D-vii'sand D-viii's............and theres almost no rigging on the latter 3........But as modelcitizen sasid.........I think a scale up to 1/28th would be nice
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Posted: Saturday, June 07, 2003 - 01:52 PM UTC

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but we need 10 for a campaign.

I just counted it all up...........we have 10 people ready to participate......
Mal 1
penpen 2
modelcitizen 3
sphyrna 4
potroast 5
modlrmike 6
Me 7
Bender8
Twistedfate9
zoomiee7 10

But more people would still be nice........
sphyrna
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Posted: Saturday, June 07, 2003 - 02:06 PM UTC
I'll build 2 Albatros' if it'll count as 11 people
modelcitizen62
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Posted: Saturday, June 07, 2003 - 02:16 PM UTC
This probably won't count toward the campaign since I built it six years ago but hey, just to show that no rigging doesn't mean you can't ruin your eyesight #:-)

Anchors and Roundels
Bender
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Posted: Saturday, June 07, 2003 - 02:19 PM UTC
well ya better count me in, I wouldnt mind tryin my hand at an old bi-plane

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Posted: Saturday, June 07, 2003 - 02:34 PM UTC

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well ya better count me in, I wouldnt mind tryin my hand at an old bi-plane

Bender

you are in the 10 bender you are number 8 have fun!
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Posted: Saturday, June 07, 2003 - 02:42 PM UTC

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This probably won't count toward the campaign since I built it six years ago but hey, just to show that no rigging doesn't mean you can't ruin your eyesight #:-)

Anchors and Roundels

it looks nice exactly what we need!
Bender
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Posted: Saturday, June 07, 2003 - 02:55 PM UTC
well looks like Im gonna have to pick myself some glasses while Im out tryin to find a WWI ac.....thanks air warrior

Bender
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Posted: Saturday, June 07, 2003 - 03:18 PM UTC
OK then...post the rules and dates Mr. Air and we'll all get rolling
almonkey
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Posted: Sunday, June 08, 2003 - 12:38 AM UTC
i,m game sir! ww1 is my favourite subject.....erm..what do i do now?
airwarrior
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Posted: Sunday, June 08, 2003 - 05:25 AM UTC
Cool!! we have an 11th!! Almonkey is in the running.........I guess we'll start this 1 week after the BoB campaign to give people who ordered something a little extra time for it to come in.so the dates are......

The start date will be JULY 14TH 2003

I don't know what the best end date would be Respond with what the best start date is in this thread


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i,m game sir! ww1 is my favourite subject.....erm..what do i do now?

Its rather simple almonkey.....when the start comes around you start building the themes Model(s).....you update regularly your progress and when the end comes around you post pics of your model(s).Some start more as contests than group builds and you vote on the one you like the most. But I think in this one anybody who truly participated and submitted pics and or threads on progress will get a ribbon.


four sections
1. 1/28th scale.... Unlimited........... Any scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Moderate.............Some scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Limited.................few scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Begginner.............No scratch built and/or A/M allowed asside from stretch sprue rigging
2. 1/32 ..... Unlimited........... Any scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Moderate.............Some scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Limited.................few scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Begginner.............No scratch built and/or A/M allowed asside from stretch sprue rigging
3. 1/48........Unlimited........... Any scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Moderate.............Some scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Limited.................few scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Begginner.............No scratch built and/or A/M allowed asside from stretch sprue rigging
4. 1/72 .... IN THIS SCALE YOU MAY ENTER UP TO 3 MODELS ALSO THIS SCALE WOULD BE BETTER FOR MORE EXPERIENCED MODELERS SINCE MOST IF NOT ALL 1/72 WW1 AIRCRAFT COME WITH LITTLE OR NO INTERIOR AND NEED A SCRATCHBUILT ONE Unlimited........... Any scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Moderate.............Some scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Limited.................few scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Begginner.............No scratch built and/or A/M allowed asside from stretch sprue rigging
I HOPE EVERYONE HAS ALOT OF FUN WITH THIS BUILD!! :-) :-)
Potroast
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Posted: Sunday, June 08, 2003 - 07:24 AM UTC
For the record...any rules on including figures? Also, will this WW I campaign be added to the campaigns page?
modelcitizen62
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Posted: Sunday, June 08, 2003 - 07:52 AM UTC
Looks like a plan to me - since this is my first campaign, does this mean we start cutting and fitting plastic on July !4 and not before?
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Posted: Sunday, June 08, 2003 - 08:42 AM UTC
:-) This sounds great. the start date is OK but I'm in the Barbarossa campaign and as this will be my first WW I subject I personally would like longer than 10 weeks (I'm finding it hard to get anything done for the BfB campaign)
Mike
Yep, the idea is to start together, and limit the time somewhat. Otherwise it would just go on forever. It is actually a great way to stay on track. 10 weeks seems to be the norm, but for this campaign I think at least another 4 weeks would be better. Mainly because most of us, I think, are taking the plunge into WW I for the first time.

Dave
The categories seem fine. just one thing, in the begginer category can we not limit rigging to stretched sprue? I would never use stretched sprue. Just covering my arse, as I might need to enter as a beginner :-)
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Posted: Sunday, June 08, 2003 - 08:59 AM UTC

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Dave
The categories seem fine. just one thing, in the begginer category can we not limit rigging to stretched sprue? I would never use stretched sprue. Just covering my arse, as I might need to enter as a beginner

OK........well most kits such as revell and even academy supplied thread with their kit.....but actually stretched sprue is really easy to use as rigging and waving a blown out match under the sprue will produce a very fine wire.
MadMeex
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Posted: Monday, June 09, 2003 - 02:53 PM UTC
I'm in. I'll even paint it in a WW1 scheme if that's what's required...

Mika
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Posted: Monday, June 09, 2003 - 03:15 PM UTC
COOL!! A 12TH!! ELCOME TO THE PARTY MADMEEX!!
almonkey
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Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2003 - 08:14 AM UTC
one question, what does A/M stand for? i do build models honest!
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Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2003 - 10:06 AM UTC

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one question, what does A/M stand for? i do build models honest!



A/M = Aftermarket. Resin, PE, etc...
airwarrior
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Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2003 - 01:46 PM UTC
nobody else have the guts to join??..........you know you want toooooooo.............
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Posted: Sunday, June 15, 2003 - 09:22 PM UTC
I was at a show on saterday and there was that guy producing kits of WW1 planes... and he was even willing to make an interesting price especialy for me !
So I got two kits from the company Hi Tech ! They look great and I'll put them to use for the campaign !
Airwarrior, you should add a summary of the info gathered all along this thread in the new "campaign docket" that gunny just created !
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Posted: Monday, June 16, 2003 - 02:46 AM UTC
WILL DO PENPEN!!!
airwarrior
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Posted: Monday, June 16, 2003 - 02:54 AM UTC
four sections
1. 1/28th scale.... Unlimited........... Any scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Moderate.............Some scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Limited.................few scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Begginner.............No scratch built and/or A/M allowed asside from stretch sprue rigging
2. 1/32 ..... Unlimited........... Any scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Moderate.............Some scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Limited.................few scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Begginner.............No scratch built and/or A/M allowed asside from stretch sprue rigging
3. 1/48........Unlimited........... Any scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Moderate.............Some scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Limited.................few scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Begginner.............No scratch built and/or A/M allowed asside from stretch sprue rigging
4. 1/72 .... IN THIS SCALE YOU MAY ENTER UP TO 3 MODELS ALSO THIS SCALE WOULD BE BETTER FOR MORE EXPERIENCED MODELERS SINCE MOST IF NOT ALL 1/72 WW1 AIRCRAFT COME WITH LITTLE OR NO INTERIOR AND NEED A SCRATCHBUILT ONE Unlimited........... Any scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Moderate.............Some scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Limited.................few scratch built and/or A/M allowed
Begginner.............No scratch built and/or A/M allowed asside from stretch sprue rigging





Heres all the rules for the campaign .............The dates will be july 14th to September 22nd

Good luck!!!
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Posted: Monday, June 16, 2003 - 08:15 AM UTC
Having read the post its sound like a great experience. count me in.
First time for everything.