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April forum competition topic ideas

Postby alex3410 » Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:00 pm

Hi guys, February's competition has come to an end with a brilliant turn out! Time to get thinking of topics for the next one in April, the current one worked well as it was such an open topic when resulted in a really interesting mix of projects but no harm in going via voting process again to keep things interesting!

If you have any thoughts for a topic post them here and we can then arrange a voting period starting from next week (getting enough messages from feb still :lol: )

The votes can last another week which will then give us all two weeks to arrange any supplies required etc - well that's the plan anyway

Right my suggestion is a repeat of February:
Build a kit, no restrictions on topic or method / medium

Thoughts?

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Re: April forum competition topic ideas

Postby carnehan » Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:02 pm

I second that suggestion. :)

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Re: April forum competition topic ideas

Postby PinkNosedPenguin » Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:09 pm

I'd also be happy with another general one - I think make the topic too specific you run the risk of too few entries to make it viable . . .
Its particularly interesting to follow everyone's project when they are so diverse in nature.

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Re: April forum competition topic ideas

Postby glencairn » Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:22 pm

PinkNosedPenguin wrote:I'd also be happy with another general one - I think make the topic too specific you run the risk of too few entries to make it viable . . .
Its particularly interesting to follow everyone's project when they are so diverse in nature.


I agree with PNP and Carnehan. Keeping it open brings more entries.

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Re: April forum competition topic ideas

Postby skyblue » Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:22 pm

I agree with all who have posted before me - keep it open in order to get competitors.

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Re: April forum competition topic ideas

Postby David68 » Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:29 pm

Agreed. But this time i wont pick a kit that is a complete pain in the backside to paint! :D

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Re: April forum competition topic ideas

Postby alex3410 » Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:36 pm

i will be choosing something with the smallest amount of transfers as possible! currently repainting a set of coaches and there is a seemingly endless list of transfers to put on and its driving me up the wall :lol:

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Re: April forum competition topic ideas

Postby JohnN » Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:54 pm

I thought Febs format worked really well so would vote for that. I'd love to take part this time rather than watching from the sidelines. :)

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Re: April forum competition topic ideas

Postby HARRYMALLARD » Sun Mar 01, 2015 10:44 pm

Well I have a month to get prepared for this one! I'd like a general type too, maybe it could have a theme though? or perhaps a "build something that is red" or any other colour?
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Re: April forum competition topic ideas

Postby alex3410 » Mon Mar 09, 2015 8:33 am

general open to anything topic it is then! - nice and easy :lol:

If you want to take part let me know / post here and i will build up a list again, don't worry if you don't know what your doing yet as you have a few weeks to think about it! I have not decided yet :lol:

April list of entries:
1)Alex3410 - tbc
2)Skyblue - wagon tbc
3)carnehan -Scratch built low relief block of terraced houses
4)JohnN - tbc
5)nickbrad - tbc
6)PinkNosedPenguin - tbc
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Re: April forum competition topic ideas

Postby skyblue » Mon Mar 09, 2015 8:36 am

Count me in. I'm planning on building a wagon kit of some sort but I'm not decided completely.

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Re: April forum competition topic ideas

Postby carnehan » Mon Mar 09, 2015 12:41 pm

I've already decided on my April entry as I need to source some materials before the start date. My choice of build also coincides with what I want to model next on Galgorm Hall so without further ado....

Scratch built low relief block of terraced houses.

There you have it. :P

Paul

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Re: April forum competition topic ideas

Postby alex3410 » Mon Mar 09, 2015 12:57 pm

Looking forward to that one, list updated :)

I think i will do a wagon kit of some form as well as i have a few on my todo list

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Re: April forum competition topic ideas

Postby JohnN » Mon Mar 09, 2015 7:08 pm

Me too please though I've no idea what I'll do yet. :roll:

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Re: April forum competition topic ideas

Postby alex3410 » Mon Mar 09, 2015 7:44 pm

updated:
April list of entries:
1)Alex3410 - tbc
2)Skyblue - wagon GWR AA7 Toad thread
3)carnehan -Scratch built low relief block of terraced houses
4)JohnN - tbc


keep them coming! :D
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