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Intentionally simple CBP idea.

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Intentionally simple CBP idea.
Posted by Gluecipher on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 5:05 PM

Though it seems that my time to do models starts to get better at autumn,i wanted to ask, how these community build things go.

 

I would personally like to see something that is (imo) back to basics. Atleast to me this kind of stuff was how i started and is a lot similar today. 

You know;

- Pre '53 made chassis/body

-American made or available there '53 and earlier. 

-Zero aftermarket parts, except wiring/linkage. 

--List the kits where parts come from.

- Any style, but not stock. Street driven, atleast it must have lights and plates, and no cops around, or they are slower than you. 

- Amt/Ertl/Mpc/Lindberg and other Round two "brands" body / chassis only. Other parts free.

-Scratch built parts ok, but not cast nor 3d printed. 

-Frame/Body mods ok. 

-Everything painted with brush or rattle can. Absolutely no airbrush. 

-Time ..well untill the end of this year.

 

What say you ?

 

 

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Posted by mrmike on Saturday, May 26, 2018 1:31 PM

It seems to me to be a intentionally not-so-simple CBP.  A simple CBP would have less requirements and rules.  And, you need a title for this Community Build Project.  A basic build could be box stock, but since this is your CBP, you can decide on what you want.  Try to make it something that other builders would like to participate in.  The more builders, the better!   

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Posted by gbk1 on Sunday, May 27, 2018 1:03 PM

I like it. I think its pretty straightforward, actually. No airbrushing of aftermarket parts, but kit bashing is OK. It certainly fits the vast majority what many of us build, and how we build them. It avoids getting bogged down in hyper detail, but, within the limitation of vintage American iron ('53 and earlier) allows free rein for some creative modeling. But MrMike is right, it needs a title to attract builders. Something along the lines of American Vintage Iron CPB or the like. And while it dodges the current Revell thing, given that so many of us undoubtedly have Revell kits in our stash and that there are plenty of them on store shelves, you might think about allowing Revell/Monogram as well...

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Posted by Gluecipher on Sunday, June 03, 2018 5:16 AM

mrmike

It seems to me to be a intentionally not-so-simple CBP.  A simple CBP would have less requirements and rules.  And, you need a title for this Community Build Project.  A basic build could be box stock, but since this is your CBP, you can decide on what you want.  Try to make it something that other builders would like to participate in.  The more builders, the better!  

 

 

Hey thanks for commenting.

This CPB is all new to me,and i am trying to figure out, by reading the old cpb threads, how these are done. 

My idea is to have few rules that ( in my eyes ) "force" people to step back in time to when they were just beginning and mant of us only dreamed of aftermarket and airbrushes and to guys like me, brush was ok, just like it might be today. 

By havin the body and frame age limited to '53 or older i just guide the cars to have some hint of maybe hot rod in them. But im not dictating the style of build. I would be more than positively surprised something like 53 Studebaker done pickup with tracks and turbodiesel. Anything goes.

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Posted by Gluecipher on Sunday, June 03, 2018 5:35 AM

gbk1

I like it. I think its pretty straightforward, actually.

 

No airbrushing of aftermarket parts, but kit bashing is OK.

It certainly fits the vast majority what many of us build, and how we build them.

It avoids getting bogged down in hyper detail, but, within the limitation of vintage American iron ('53 and earlier) allows free rein for some creative modeling.

But MrMike is right, it needs a title to attract builders. Something along the lines of American Vintage Iron CPB or the like.

And while it dodges the current Revell thing, given that so many of us undoubtedly have Revell kits in our stash and that there are plenty of them on store shelves, you might think about allowing Revell/Monogram as well...

 

 

Hello GBK !

I bet bet you might have a hunch of why these rules are what they are. I would like to challenge myself lets say "against" you and others in more fair ground. I rarely use airbrush and now that my compressor is gone and i wont be buying new one this year, as more important details of life will eat the funds. And generally i believe the airbrush aint vital nor mandatory, like it wasnt in past. 

My desire to keep Revell bodies away is because they are very pricey and hard to get, especially now and i only have 2 Revell kits, unlike Americans who seem to have tens, or hundreds of all brand kits in stash. But, Round2 kits are still easy to get from just about any surviving model store. Plus, they have lots of cool kits ,especially the 3-in-1's allowing to buy like 3 selected to be used in this cpb im im planning to announce. But ok,im willing to allow also Revell kits as you could tell me why to allow em. Instead i the would think that "your" builds parts can come out of 3 kits. I think thats plenty and yet offers challenge ?

Im goin to try and figure out a name for this CBP in 2 days and make a new clear topic out of it so this wont turn out more confusing.

 

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  • From: Brighton England
Posted by Spencer Mopar Fan on Sunday, June 03, 2018 2:15 PM
I might pull my finger out and join this one . I've got a couple of unfinished builds that I want to get back into and this will give me the enthusiasm to do something other than comment on builds on all my forums LOL ! I'm thinking of a 32 roadster at the moment . Traditional , hand painted , basic .
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Posted by Gluecipher on Sunday, June 03, 2018 2:51 PM

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