Idea for a new group build with Aircraft, Armor, Automobiles and what have you: “Year of the Cat”…
We have our Midway Group Build that is scheduled to finish around the 75th anniversary of the battle, which ran from June 3rd through the 7th. We have made provisions that allow for projects to be posted after the deadline, to allow for our fellow builders to complete any project they so desire. (The ending date will not be strictly enforced.)
So I had another idea that I wanted to propose to everyone to see how it would be received…
Traditionally, the Chinese have a calendar year that is named after some sort of animal. This year is the “Year of the Rooster”.
Once our Midway Group Build is wrapped up, what do you think about this ?
The year of the “Cat” …
Anything would go that was named after any sort of Cat / Feline.
I’m talking about most of the Grumman planes, Hellcat, Wildcat, Bearcat, Tigercat, Panther jets, Cougars, F-14 Tomcats,
Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawks, SEPECAT Jaguar’s, what have you…
But wait … there’s more !
To add in a small twist for our fellow Armor builders, what about including anything Armor related such as Tiger’s, Panther’s, Jagdpanther’s, Jagdtiger’s, Sturmtiger’s, Bergepanther’s, Leopard tank’s, Puma’s and so on ?
Basically anything that was named after a cat of some sorts… any scale or “Cat” subject would do. If you can find a boat or a ship with a “Cat” name or designation, it would work too.
We could run it through the rest of the year … ending on New Years Eve.
That was the original idea… Then George Williams came up with another brilliant twist. Why not carry it over until the Chinese New Year ? It’s on February 16th, 2018, and ironically, it is followed by the “Year of the Dog” next. This will give us even more time to complete our projects.
So … What do you think ?
Depending on the responses I get, (if it is well received), then I could start up another Group Build sometime around the middle of June…
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