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Old 03-10-2009, 09:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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March Modification of the Month Nominations

EDIT: voting for March modifications has taken place, here: http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...onth-7778.html

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Old 03-10-2009, 09:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I'm going to nominate Blue Bomber Man's Scratch built EV.
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Old 03-10-2009, 11:01 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Personally, I'd rather vote for projects that are off the drawing board and under construction at least.

I was actually going to suggest that as nomination criteria.

I don't want to see a situation where the actual "doers" with real but perhaps modest projects are getting outvoted by the "blue sky" projects that may or may not ever materialize. (Not saying Blue Bomber isn't going to do his particular project. But there's definitely a history here of grand plans that don't take off.)

What do people think?
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Old 03-10-2009, 11:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 03-10-2009, 11:25 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I suppose, that sounds fair to me. Its a blank slate guys, nominate away!
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Old 03-10-2009, 01:00 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I nominate jimepting's rear belly pan. It's a very clean mod, and well planned out with the aluminum frame to hold the coroplast.
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Old 03-10-2009, 02:18 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I say bennelson's S-class.
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Old 03-10-2009, 02:54 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Definitely would toss the AeroCivic into the hat!!
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Old 03-17-2009, 12:04 AM   #9 (permalink)
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I think it's safe to nominate Coyote's plug-in hybrid Metro conversion. I bet he'll have it moving under electric power before the end of the month.

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