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Looking back through the archives I see the last What If GB we had was What If III back in 2015, so the time is ripe for another.

 

Anything goes really, you'd have to make up a scenario to fit your but that shouldn't be too much of a problem for those with vivid imaginations...

 

...anyone else up for this?

 

It could be something as simple as HMS Hood surviving the Battle of the Denmark Straight and gets its long promised refit, then there's a whole raft of Luftwaffe 1946 stuff but don't let the factual limit you.

 

Comic strips, TV series or film inspiration, as long as it didn't happen in real life...   ...but could have, it's in!

 

1.  Wez

2.  desert falcon

3. trickyrich

4.  Beazer

5.  Col

6.  Robert

7.  Adam Poultney

8.  mike romeo

9. ArnoldAmbrose

10. jackroadkill

11. Arniec

12. Mig Eater

13. Hockeyboy76

14. CliffB

15. robw_uk

16. helios16v

17. Marklo

18. badger

19. Tim R-T-C

20. Jockney

21. theplasticsurgeon

22. TimJ

23. Black Knight

24. Abandoned Project

25. Beermonster1958

26. Rob S

27. Thom216

28. Ray S

29. Beggsy

30. Steben

31. Victor 2996

32. diases

33. Back in the saddle

34. Max Headroom

35. Bertie Psmith

36. HansReggelsen

37. Mjoo

38. Troy Smith

39. Corsairfoxfouruncle

40. DennisTheBear

41...???

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1 hour ago, Wez said:

t could be something as simple as HMS Hood surviving the Battle of the Denmark Straight and gets its long promised refit ... 

 

Well since you had to pull my home country into it, I better be part of it 😉 

 

A what if battle btw, would by a battle won by Denmark post the Viking age 🤣🤣🤣 

 

My plan however, would be to build something from the air force of the Republic of Wadiya. Possible something flown by the supreme leader and beloved oppressor himself; Admiral General Haffaz Aladeen.

 

Could it be a Mig or something French ... ??

 

Cheers

 

Johnny b 

 

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Thanks Johnny, I'll start a list.

 

Things from comic strips are eminently welcome in this GB.

 

Anyone else up for this?

 

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gosh this old chestnut!!!

 

We tried many times to get this one up and running....but alas we couldn't! :crying:

 

About bloody time we did!!! :thumbsup: 

 

I even threatened to build my He-477Z "Zwilling".....I needed it to go with my He-177Z (I even had plans to next go 1/48th with this one  :yikes:)...... 

 

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.......... though I have had an He-177A-6 in a box with an Arado E.111 with some Barry White music playing for the last 5 years....... who knows the love child that union may have produced!! :wub:

 

So I guess you'd better sign me up then. :D

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Welcome Rich, that He-177Z Whiffer is bonkers!

 

Thanks for signing up, anyone else want to join in this?

 

Use your imagination, I'm sure you can think of something...

 

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12 hours ago, Wez said:

Welcome Rich, that He-177Z Whiffer is bonkers!

 

Thanks for signing up, anyone else want to join in this?

 

Use your imagination, I'm sure you can think of something...

 

there is quite a few of the usual suspects that I know would be quite interested in this....may need to rattle some heads!!  :fight:

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2 hours ago, trickyrich said:

there is quite a few of the usual suspects that I know would be quite interested in this....may need to rattle some heads!!  :fight:

Rich,

 

Please feel free to rattle as many heads as you like, the more the merrier!

1 hour ago, Beazer said:

Oh yeah.  I love the whifs.

Never did get a chance to build the Canadian mig

 

Right then, you're in!

 

Anyone else up for this?

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Cuban Air Force Hawker Hunter? (Almost happened) Aeronavale Hawker/Dassault Sea Harrier? (Pure imagination)  Mmm, alright, go on then Wez :D 

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29 minutes ago, Col. said:

Cuban Air Force Hawker Hunter? (Almost happened) Aeronavale Hawker/Dassault Sea Harrier? (Pure imagination)  Mmm, alright, go on then Wez :D 

Both of those sound interesting, especially the Cuban Hunter!

 

Welcome along Col, glad to have you on board.

 

Anyone else up for this, let your fevered imagination run riot!

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32 minutes ago, Wez said:

Both of those sound interesting, especially the Cuban Hunter!

Welcome along Col, glad to have you on board.

Anyone else up for this, let your fevered imagination run riot!

Thank you Wez. As I understand it the Castro administration were so impressed at the Hawker Sea Fury's performance during the 'Bay of Pigs' incident they sought to purchase 17 Hunter FGA.9 from the UK. Sadly this was vetoed by the US and led directly to the Cubans turning to the USSR for both military equipment and a market for their exports.

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I'm not going to commit at the moment but if I do depending on when it is then I would do a Desert Storm Vulcan in pink

Seen one done once and loved it 

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1 hour ago, Col. said:

Thank you Wez. As I understand it the Castro administration were so impressed at the Hawker Sea Fury's performance during the 'Bay of Pigs' incident they sought to purchase 17 Hunter FGA.9 from the UK. Sadly this was vetoed by the US and led directly to the Cubans turning to the USSR for both military equipment and a market for their exports.

 

Figures, I wonder what effect that had on the events which led to the Cuban Missile Crisis?

 

1 hour ago, Robert said:

Count me in on this as well. I have a plan for a British Phantom.

 

Regards

Robert

 

A British Phantom eh?  Something based on an E/F/G perhaps?

 

1 hour ago, Adam Poultney said:

Sounds like an Avro Atlantic, I'm in.

Perhaps I could even justify a 1/72 Skybolt Vulcan in camo

 

Well, as they never actually got the Skybolt in the first place and that was long before the camouflage appeared anyway...   ...sounds good to me!  An Avro Atlantic would be impressive too!

 

1 hour ago, cherry268 said:

I'm not going to commit at the moment but if I do depending on when it is then I would do a Desert Storm Vulcan in pink

Seen one done once and loved it 

 

Sounds good!  Well if you change your mind, you'd be welcome.

 

32 minutes ago, mike romeo said:

Yep, I'd be up for a bit of Whatif goodness.

 

Good man!

 

Anyone else interested?

 

Plenty of scope in this one, the only limit is your imagination.

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3 minutes ago, Wez said:

Sounds good!  Well if you change your mind, you'd be welcome.

It all depends on my working situation. At the moment I would never have the time to finish in the time frame but if I have retired by then I probably will.

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On 1/12/2021 at 12:10 PM, Wez said:

Figures, I wonder what effect that had on the events which led to the Cuban Missile Crisis?

I'd postulate it was one more move in the Great Game being played out by the US and Soviet Union; Cuba simply being another pawn that ultimately came to be one of the many losers.

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Gidday, Many years ago I did a Revell 1/570 scale WW2 Scharnhorst, OOB. Not long ago my daughter gave me another, so I think I'll do it as the sister-ship Gneisenau. But with twin 38cm (15-inch) guns, not the original triple 28cm (11-inch). I believe these ships were designed with such a conversion in mind, and Gneisenau's was actually commenced, before the RAF gatecrashed the party and dropped big spanners in the works. But what if they missed, and the conversion was completed? I could get involved here, with DKM Gneisenau armed with six 38cm guns.    Regards, Jeff.

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1 hour ago, ArnoldAmbrose said:

Gidday, Many years ago I did a Revell 1/570 scale WW2 Scharnhorst, OOB. Not long ago my daughter gave me another, so I think I'll do it as the sister-ship Gneisenau. But with twin 38cm (15-inch) guns, not the original triple 28cm (11-inch). I believe these ships were designed with such a conversion in mind, and Gneisenau's was actually commenced, before the RAF gatecrashed the party and dropped big spanners in the works. But what if they missed, and the conversion was completed? I could get involved here, with DKM Gneisenau armed with six 38cm guns.    Regards, Jeff.

 

Sounds like a good plan!  May I commend this video to you as a foretaste?

 

 

 

Anyone else up for some stuff and nonsense?

 

Just a bit of fun, use your imagination!

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4 hours ago, jackroadkill said:

I like this idea. I've got a cracking "what if?" that was inspired by some art I once saw at an AEF in the 1990's.

 

Go on then.

 

I'm intrigued...:hmmm:

 

Anyway, thanks for signing up!

 

Room for more, let your mind run riot!

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I am interested in this gb. With what, I have no idea, but it will come to me when the time is there.

 

Cheers,

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6 hours ago, Arniec said:

I am interested in this gb. With what, I have no idea, but it will come to me when the time is there.

 

Cheers,

Arnie,

 

Let your imagination run riot!

 

Thanks for signing up, room for many, many more!

 

Come and join us, make it up as you go along, as long as it never really happened it's eligible.

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  • Wez changed the title to What If GB IV for 2022 now at 11!

Weekend bump for this one.

 

If it never happened in real life it's eligible...  ...simple really!

 

Come and join us!

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