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questions re: non-competitive build blog
alphalimafoxtrot64
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Virginia, United States
Joined: September 13, 2008
KitMaker: 57 posts
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Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 11:13 PM UTC
Hey there everyone!
I'm a random visitor to Armorama and the Kitmaker network from Virginia. Main reason? My day job gets in the way of modeling!
Anyway, I am trying to do something fun with my teenage nephew, who lives in another state. I bought him a Tamiya 1:35 T-26E3, and I got one as well. Plan to do online process of a build together, sort of to help guide him along and also to share some ideas for him to consider along the way.

With the many options available to folks for sharing digitally these days - I almost thought I'd simply do this on facebook or google - I wondered if there was a non-competitive option for such a thread here, but one that would not generate unwanted "trolling" and off-topic comments.

I know it's alot to ask, but I was just looking for ideas!
Thanks everyone. Be well!
Adam aka alphalimafoxtrot64

Panzer_Modeler
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New Mexico, United States
Joined: May 19, 2020
KitMaker: 419 posts
RailRoad Modeling: 0 posts
Posted: Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 09:34 AM UTC

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Hey there everyone!
I'm a random visitor to Armorama and the Kitmaker network from Virginia. Main reason? My day job gets in the way of modeling!
Anyway, I am trying to do something fun with my teenage nephew, who lives in another state. I bought him a Tamiya 1:35 T-26E3, and I got one as well. Plan to do online process of a build together, sort of to help guide him along and also to share some ideas for him to consider along the way.

With the many options available to folks for sharing digitally these days - I almost thought I'd simply do this on facebook or google - I wondered if there was a non-competitive option for such a thread here, but one that would not generate unwanted "trolling" and off-topic comments.

I know it's alot to ask, but I was just looking for ideas!
Thanks everyone. Be well!
Adam aka alphalimafoxtrot64


Hi adam! The campaigns are a very fun and noncompetitive groupbuilds!
phil2015
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Illinois, United States
Joined: July 27, 2015
KitMaker: 502 posts
RailRoad Modeling: 3 posts
Posted: Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 10:13 AM UTC
Hmmm. I'm on old guy and have been in the Internet industry from before it was an industry. I think this forum is about as friendly as you can get online (friendly, helpful, well-informed, non-antagonistic). I think if you started a thread and made it clear what it was and what you'd like by way of input, you'd get nothing but helpful suggestions from folks here.

It sounds like a fun project! I have a great nephew and I'd like to do something like that with him when he gets a little older.
varanusk
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ARMORAMA
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain / EspaŮa
Joined: July 04, 2013
KitMaker: 1,288 posts
RailRoad Modeling: 2 posts
Posted: Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 10:52 AM UTC
I agree with Phil, just say the kind of input you want and no one should step outside...

And it will be a nice experience to share with others, so go ahead.
Kevlar06
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Washington, United States
Joined: March 15, 2009
KitMaker: 3,670 posts
RailRoad Modeling: 6 posts
Posted: Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 11:26 AM UTC
I agree with all above., I donít think youíll have any problems here. However, be sure to use a descriptive title, which explains exactly what youíre doing (sometimes Itís hard to do with the short number of letters allocated for titles here). The reason is, Iíve found folks sometimes forget what the original topic poster was looking for and sometimes go off on tangents away from the topic. This is especially true with nebulous topic titles, and when the posting becomes longer. Just food for thought.
VR, Russ