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Re: The Build of the Year competition, 2019

Postby wingnut2 » Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:06 pm

Mark wrote:Flickr is free for up to 1000 pics
You can upload images direct to the forum, but they have to be a reduced size.

Thanks Mark, but you lost me att "reduced size" :angry-banghead: :angry-banghead:
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Re: The Build of the Year competition, 2019

Postby wingnut2 » Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:22 pm

Hi guys, ;) is there a trophy or a large cheque for the victor ?
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Re: The Build of the Year competition, 2019

Postby snapdragon » Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:33 pm

probably just bragging rights!

You want more than that round here??


or how about a badge of some kind we can put in our signature.
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Re: The Build of the Year competition, 2019

Postby Mark » Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:43 am

Surely the honour of winning is worth far more than any tangible prize?

You can certainly add text to your signature, although I’m not sure I can add badges.
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Re: The Build of the Year competition, 2019

Postby Mark » Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:00 pm

Well, it's near the end of April. That's a 1/3 of the building time gone. My kit is about 1/4 done..... doesn't bode well.....
Morris is making good progress with his Memphis Bell, and some interesting looking extras.
Casper is a bit of a late starter, but pulling ahead with his lovely YZF-R1M.
James fell at the first fence with his Lanc, but promises to saddle up on a cut-away Panther.
WN2 seems to be chomping at the bit, but hasn't actually emerged from the starting gate yet!
Some more entries not started yet, but still in the running.
However, there's still plenty of time to pick that model in your stash, the one that's always been saying, Come on, build me! So come on, show us your best work.
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Re: The Build of the Year competition, 2019

Postby royjess » Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:02 am

I've personally been very busy the last 6 months, I will post more on what I've been up to on here in due course. But as soon as I find some time for myself, and all goes well, I'm hoping to be a late starter, but will make good progress to catch up. However we already have some great builds in progress and a lot of pressure to match the standard :mrgreen:
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Re: The Build of the Year competition, 2019

Postby Mark » Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:32 am

Looking forward to seeing what you surprise us with Roy. I’m sure it’ll be worth waiting for.
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Re: The Build of the Year competition, 2019

Postby Morris » Sun Apr 21, 2019 3:55 pm

Still working on Belle - just no internet - As SD said, TalkTalk are useless - so swapping to BT - hopefully 2 weeks.... pardon not commenting much, using my works phone sparingly on 4G - :(
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Re: The Build of the Year competition, 2019

Postby wingnut2 » Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:07 pm

royjess wrote:I've personally been very busy the last 6 months, I will post more on what I've been up to on here in due course. But as soon as I find some time for myself, and all goes well, I'm hoping to be a late starter, but will make good progress to catch up. However we already have some great builds in progress and a lot of pressure to match the standard :mrgreen:


Hi, I didn't make the "rules" but rules are rules
You must start it on or after the first of Jan, and the model must be completed and final pictures posted by 31st Dec 2019.

nothing personal.
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Re: The Build of the Year competition, 2019

Postby royjess » Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:25 pm

I've not started on any build for the BOTY, so I've not broken any rules.

I do have a very busy personal life away from here too ;)
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Re: The Build of the Year competition, 2019

Postby wingnut2 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:19 pm

royjess wrote:I've not started on any build for the BOTY, so I've not broken any rules.
I do have a very busy personal life away from here too ;)

Sorry Roy :oops: I was not thinking.
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Re: The Build of the Year competition, 2019

Postby casper » Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:56 am

royjess wrote:I've personally been very busy the last 6 months, I will post more on what I've been up to on here in due course. But as soon as I find some time for myself, and all goes well, I'm hoping to be a late starter, but will make good progress to catch up. However we already have some great builds in progress and a lot of pressure to match the standard :mrgreen:

No pressure at all Roy :) if you find time to build a model however big or teeny weeny that's great matey. I have spits and starts in between the necessities of life :roll: :)

Hows your Internet connection coming along Morris, Hope you get it sorted soon matey :)
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Re: The Build of the Year competition, 2019

Postby Morris » Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:02 pm

casper wrote:
royjess wrote:I've personally been very busy the last 6 months, I will post more on what I've been up to on here in due course. But as soon as I find some time for myself, and all goes well, I'm hoping to be a late starter, but will make good progress to catch up. However we already have some great builds in progress and a lot of pressure to match the standard :mrgreen:

No pressure at all Roy :) if you find time to build a model however big or teeny weeny that's great matey. I have spits and starts in between the necessities of life :roll: :)

Hows your Internet connection coming along Morris, Hope you get it sorted soon matey :)

(Hi Casper home internet still down - getting rid of TalkTalk and bringing in BT - hopefully next couple of weeks - just sneak in occasionally here on my works computer...) :(
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