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The Remnants Group Build 2020

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The Remnants Group Build 2020
Posted by BrandonK on Saturday, October 26, 2019 6:34 PM

This is not going to be a feeler, we are just gonna go with it. Here is the set up...

This will be a GB where you must put together a dio of some sort, simple to complex, it's up to you. The build must be about something that has come to meet its end, either at the moment of its end, or a long time ago. The dio should be something as simple as an aircraft that belly landed and tore up some soil and bent the prop before coming to rest. OR it can be as complex as a torpedo hitting a ship and the resulting explosion frozen in time.

What I'm going for here is not the ordinary, "build X type of kit" and take pictures and poof we're done. NOPE, this one is gonna make you think, plan and possibly, like myself, work well outside the box of what I'm used to doing. There are gonna be ENDLESS possibilities for builds here. You're gonna have to challenge yourself to come up with something. A simple dio of a plane sitting in a grassy field with some ruts won't cut it in this one, its needs to be wrecked, or forgotten, destroyed, something along those lines. Sunken works too. Lots of possibilities.

Scale...anything

Era...anything

Miltary or Civil...anything

Must be at the moment or after the damage occured.

Must be a dio!!

Time frame for the build....open ended due to the nature of what we will be doing.

Starts January 2020....ends.....???

For example. I will be trying to do an underwater shot of a Shark mouth P-40 resting on the ocean floor after ditching in the sea.

Another example might be a Zero sitting in the jungle all shot up with the jungle reclaiming it. Or a spitfire sitting in the sand where time has nearly eating it up, but you can still tell its an old Spit lost to time. Or ships, or tanks, or...whatever. Get creative, get outside your comfort zone. Let's make something really jaw dropping and we will take all the time we need, but we will do it together and help each other solve problems and really learn something new along the way.

BK

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Posted by BrandonK on Saturday, October 26, 2019 6:35 PM

Roster:

BrandonK : P-40 Shark mouth with a watery grave

Modelcrazy: 1/700 Akagi wreck

Goldhammer: TBD

Mach 1: Blown up Sherman

castelnuovo: A Mutt, abandoned and left to rott in the elements 

Bish: TBD

Mopar Madness: Abandoned Airfix control tower

Grand Funk Scale-Road: TBD

Silentbob33: 1/32 Fw-190A8 crash scene

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Posted by Mopar Madness on Saturday, October 26, 2019 7:14 PM

Oh man, I would love to do this but I'm pretty committed right now. I bet there are going to be some fantastic entries though!!

Chad

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Posted by goldhammer on Saturday, October 26, 2019 7:18 PM

Giving it some thought, never completed a dio.  Being open ended though, I'm in.  Probably either an aircraft or vehicle.

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Posted by BrandonK on Saturday, October 26, 2019 7:24 PM

Mopar Madness

Oh man, I would love to do this but I'm pretty committed right now. I bet there are going to be some fantastic entries though!!

 

The main reason its open ended is to allow peeps to work on their other GB commitments and still throw their hat in the ring and work on it when they find time.

BK

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Posted by Mach1 on Sunday, October 27, 2019 8:43 PM

Open ended? I'll bite.

Put me down for a blown up Sherman.

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Posted by modelcrazy on Sunday, October 27, 2019 8:57 PM

Oh come on Chad, I know you can think of something. How about a wrecked 109?

BK, It was great to meet you and I believe I'll do that 1/700 newly discovered Akagi wreck like we talked about.

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Posted by BrandonK on Sunday, October 27, 2019 9:26 PM

modelcrazy
I believe I'll do that 1/700 newly discovered Akagi wreck like we talked about. Ad

Sweet!! That will be very cool. I have so many ideas running through my head right now on what to do. I think I'll get my feet wet with a 1/72 bird underwater, perhaps inside a fish bowl and then scale up to something bigger. This is gonna be fun.

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Posted by BrandonK on Sunday, October 27, 2019 9:27 PM

Mach1

Open ended? I'll bite.

Put me down for a blown up Sherman.

 

Sweet. I'll put you down. We should see some cool stuff on this one.

BK

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Posted by goldhammer on Sunday, October 27, 2019 11:19 PM

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BK, It was great to meet you and I believe I'll do that 1/700 newly discovered Akagi wreck like we talked about.

 

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Somehow I had a feeling that was coming after your other IJN wreck.

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Posted by castelnuovo on Monday, October 28, 2019 12:32 AM

This sounds pretty darn interesting. I built only one dio in the past of a rusted up car abandoned in a field. This may be a refresher and I am glad it is open ended. I am in with I don't know yet what

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Posted by Bish on Monday, October 28, 2019 4:52 AM

Great idea. I have don't lots of diorama's but neveran6ything like this. Put me down as a TBD and i'll see what i can come up with.

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Posted by Mopar Madness on Monday, October 28, 2019 9:33 AM

Oh, what the heck, I'm in. 

Chad

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Posted by BrandonK on Monday, October 28, 2019 9:57 AM

castelnuovo

This sounds pretty darn interesting. I built only one dio in the past of a rusted up car abandoned in a field. This may be a refresher and I am glad it is open ended. I am in with I don't know yet what

 

Very cool. I'm glad to have you aboard. This will be fun.

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Posted by BrandonK on Monday, October 28, 2019 9:58 AM

Bish

Great idea. I have don't lots of diorama's but neveran6ything like this. Put me down as a TBD and i'll see what i can come up with.

 

I've been wanting to force myself into doing something more broad and life like, something that pulls you into a story and not just a subject. I'm glad you decided to come along. We will all have a great time.

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Posted by BrandonK on Monday, October 28, 2019 9:59 AM

Chad, I'm super excited to see you want to tag along. This thing is gonna have a life of its own I think.

BK

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Posted by Mopar Madness on Monday, October 28, 2019 6:27 PM

Hi Brandon - Please put me down for the old Airfix Airfield Control Tower. I'm thinking about a scene of a delapidated building long forgotten amongst overgrown brush on an old abandoned RAF airfield.

Chad

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Posted by BrandonK on Monday, October 28, 2019 10:18 PM

Mopar Madness

Hi Brandon - Please put me down for the old Airfix Airfield Control Tower. I'm thinking about a scene of a delapidated building long forgotten amongst overgrown brush on an old abandoned RAF airfield.

 

That sounds like a really cool idea. I've updated the page.

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Posted by Bish on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:15 AM

Chad, that sounds olike a great project. There is a UK website all about WW2 control towers, that might be of use. Many were left derelict for years, even decades, so they went through a long process of decay. Lots of options for that.

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Posted by Mopar Madness on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:09 AM

Bish, that sounds like an excellent reference! Do you happen to know the website? A cursory review on Google didn't reveal anything.

Chad

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Posted by Mopar Madness on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:10 AM

Thank you Brandon!

Chad

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Posted by Bish on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:17 AM

Yes, sorry, i should have sent it to you to start with.

http://www.controltowers.co.uk/Site%20Map.htm

 

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Posted by modelcrazy on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 12:10 PM
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Posted by Mopar Madness on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 2:24 PM

Thanks guys!!!

Chad

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Posted by Grand Funk Scale-road on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 10:42 PM

I literally just join the forum and so glad I found this. I want in. Not sure what I'll build just yet but put me down for TBD. I'm new to this whole forum thing so someone may have to point me in the right direction of posting updates and pics of the build. Thanks!

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Posted by modelcrazy on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 10:08 AM

I like you handle GFSR. If you have posted on other forms, it is similar, otherwise, you will need to get a picture hosting site. STAY AWAY FROM PHOTOBUCKET. Most people use others such as Flikr, Imageshack, Postimage etc, etc. Some of them have an anual cost, some don't. The ones that cost, other than Photobucket, are usually reasonable and don't have adds to deal with.

The picture posting process isn't that hard and in fact very easy once you do it once.

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Posted by BrandonK on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:25 AM

Wow, I was able to check out that website on the towers and that's very cool stuff. So many different styles to choose from. There is no shortage of ideas there for sure.

GFSR, welcome!! I will update the front page for your entry.

Everyone is welcome to build as few or as many dios as they wish. Set your mind free and challenge yourself to go where you haven't gone before in the hobby. I'm totally looking forward to this one.

BK

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Posted by modelcrazy on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:35 PM

BrandonK
Everyone is welcome to build as few or as many dios as they wish. Set your mind free and challenge yourself to go where you haven't gone before in the hobby.

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Posted by BrandonK on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:50 PM

modelcrazy

 

 
BrandonK
Everyone is welcome to build as few or as many dios as they wish. Set your mind free and challenge yourself to go where you haven't gone before in the hobby.

 

 

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Posted by modelcrazy on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:01 PM

Oh, I like that one, I'll have to use it sometime when your least expecting it.

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