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Date of Birth
April 6, 1952 (66)
About Volunteer
First Name:
Vol
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United States
State/Province:
Washington
Interests:
https://volsminiatures.blogspot.com
Biography:
I am a late baby boomer with very limited computer skills. I have many passions, but my greatest are my children and wargaming miniatures.

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569
Log Entries Per Day
0.27
Last Log Entry
Scale Buildings 12-07-2018 09:57
Albums
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8
Total Photos
102
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12-07-2018 10:01
Join Date
02-02-2013
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0

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  1. 7eat51 7eat51 is offline

    Former Admiral of the Fleet

    7eat51
  2. Berthier
  3. Bligh Bligh is offline

    Admiral of the Blue.

    Bligh
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    Cmmdre
  5. Devsdoc
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    Gunner
  7. Redcoat
  8. Whitejamest
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Recent Entries

Napoleonic Ship Wrecks

by Volunteer on 02-13-2013 at 19:32
Napoleonic Ship Wrecks
I saw some wrecked 1:1200 ship wrecks on someone's website and thought I would try to build a few. The hulls are made of plaster. I found they looked better if I completed the masts and rigging first, then broke the masts.

This one is a 100 gun 3-decker wrecked in battle.




This one is a 74 gun with

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Updated 05-17-2017 at 02:48 by Volunteer

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1:1200 French (or British) Port

by Volunteer on 02-02-2013 at 06:47
For some time I had been thinking about building some terrain for 1:1200 Napoleonic ships. I settled on a European port protected by breakwaters and a fort. So over the holidays I had some time to devote to this. I ordered Langton buildings from Rob Eubanks at Waterloo Miniatures. Then I came across some laminate flooring scraps in the barn and thought hey, these could work as terrain modules. Each piece is 7.5 inches wide. So I cut two pieces 16 inches long and snapped them together to make rectangle

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Updated 07-01-2017 at 10:36 by Volunteer

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Member's Files

File Date Files
UK Naval Ensigns Nap.doc : Update: Reloaded July 1, 2017 Here is the first of three sheets of sized Napoleonic Naval ensigns ... 02-06-2013 170
FR Naval Ensigns Nap - scaled.doc : Update" Reloaded July 1, 2017 Here is the second set of sheets for the French Navy. 02-06-2013 109
Spanish Naval Ensigns Nap-scaled.doc : Update: Reloaded July 1, 2017 The third set of ensign sheets for the Spanish Navy 02-06-2013 122
19th Cent Naval Flags.doc : Update: File reloaded July 1, 2017 And here is another couple of sheets with assorted ensigns and ... 02-06-2013 451
Ships of the Line 1700-1860 by Nation.doc : Update: Reloaded July 1, 2017 This is a compiled list of the numbers of ships of the line belongi ... 02-06-2013 55
East India Company Flags 1707 - 1820 : These are East India, West India, & Merchant flags: British, Dutch, Spain, France, Denmark, Sweden 07-01-2017 11
Flags of the Ottoman Empire : Ottoman Empire Flags, various sizes 07-01-2017 3
Small ships & Frigates 1700-1860.doc : Update: File reloaded July 1, 2017 This is a list of the number of small ships and frigates by na ... 02-06-2013 169
Popham’s Signal Flag Sheet : Popham’s Signal Flag Sheet 07-01-2017 20
Various Signal flag Systems : Other signal flags before Popham's 07-01-2017 23
FLAGS War of 1812 : FLAGS War of 1812 07-01-2017 20
American Revolution Naval Flags : American Revolution Naval Flags 07-01-2017 13
Awards Showcase - 4 Medals - 13 Guns
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Name: Reputation 100
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Issue time: 01-20-2017 13:51
Issue reason: Award to members who have received 100 or more Reputation points from their peers.


Name: Book Review Gold
Awarded to members who have posted at least four Book Reviews for the site.
Issue time: 03-03-2013 20:57
Issue reason: Reviewing many books so that others may know what to expect to find between the covers.


Name: 100 Photos
Awarded members who have uploaded at least 100 photos to their Albums.
Issue time: 03-15-2013 16:13
Issue reason: Awarded members who have uploaded at least 100 photos to their Albums.


Name: 1 Year of Service and 500 Posts
Awarded to members for at least one year of service and 500+ posts.
Issue time: 05-24-2017 14:18
Issue reason: Awarded to members for at least one year of service and 500 posts.