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  • Dobbs's Avatar
    Today, 17:22
    Are you saying that 32# carronades weighed the same as 9# long guns?
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    Today, 17:13
    Here, Rob, are my two American brigs. Both are from Thorns. I adjusted the sailing arcs slightly since the mainmast got moved farther aft. For...
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    Yesterday, 19:47
    My first British brig is done, seen here with an American one. All brigs to date have been built using abandoned spankers from scuttled...
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  • Dobbs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:01
    Looking great, but I can't take the credit. I merely reproduced broadsides as done by Eric (DeRuyter). Suzanne added the make-up.
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  • Dobbs's Avatar
    09-27-2020, 14:53
    Just to see what the next step was like, and get a jump on any challenges there, I went ahead and cast a hull in my bubbled mold. I was very...
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    09-27-2020, 14:04
    You are entirely right, Rob. I checked out some silicone mold help sites and that was their recommendation. Also, pouring some silicone on top of...
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    09-27-2020, 06:24
    18 hours have passed. The tape is off. The mold is extracted from its tin.
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    09-27-2020, 04:33
    Dobbs replied to a thread Homecoming! in Wardroom
    Alright, sign me up!
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    09-26-2020, 15:02
    Dobbs replied to a thread Homecoming! in Wardroom
    Suzanne says, "It's all about the eye shadow in the cotton to make the smoky brown color." Almay Everyday Neutrals - Dark Brown Eyelids Crease Color...
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    09-26-2020, 14:58
    Dobbs replied to a thread Homecoming! in Wardroom
    What sort of things does the Stats Committee do (what would my responsibilities be)? Before I sign on, I want to make sure I can do a good job!
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    09-26-2020, 14:52
    Dobbs replied to a thread Homecoming! in Wardroom
    Here's another picture we took shortly after leaving our anchorage one morning: I thought I'd start a list of boats with our names. I'm not...
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    09-26-2020, 12:48
    A while ago, I picked up some Alumilite Silicone Mold-making materials, but never got around to using them. I've never done anything like this, but...
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    09-26-2020, 10:58
    Dobbs created a blog entry Movement Card Boxes - Part 2 in Dobbs
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    09-26-2020, 10:43
    Dobbs replied to a thread Movement Card Boxes in The Chippy Shop
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    09-25-2020, 17:41
    Dobbs started a thread Homecoming! in Wardroom
    Grace has aced her shakedown cruise. After a week of heavy weather sailing, we finally had an evening where we weren't completely exhausted so...
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    09-24-2020, 05:49
    I think the real difference with the American frigates was the use of carronades as secondaries. Constellation had 20 as compared to Sibylle's 12. ...
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    09-22-2020, 17:32
    Wow! I'm so honored! Suzanne and I have been out sailing the Chesapeake Bay, and favoring places with no cell signal. We just anchored near a cell...
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    09-16-2020, 16:49
    Dobbs replied to a thread Stats for ships. in House Rules
    Verily, they look pretty darned good, Rob. What angle is that? Did you mean for the one gunboat to have a Burden of 2? I'm thinking that we...
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    09-15-2020, 06:09
    Dobbs replied to a thread Stats for ships. in House Rules
    Rob, to make sure that I order the right ships, do you have part numbers for the galleys and gunboats?
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    09-14-2020, 18:56
    Dobbs replied to a thread Stats for ships. in House Rules
    Here's a thought. Maybe galleys and gunboats have to draw an E chit each time a critical hit is drawn. A crew indicates that the hit happens, on a 0...
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    09-14-2020, 18:52
    Dobbs replied to a thread Stats for ships. in House Rules
    Combining these with my Weight of Shot rules really make galleys and gunboats one hit wonders, which I'm pretty sure they were in the day. ...
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    09-14-2020, 18:43
    Dobbs created a blog entry Weight of Shot in Dobbs
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    09-14-2020, 18:27
    Dobbs replied to a thread Stats for ships. in House Rules
    Now I have to get some of those galleys! I've started a Langton order...
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    09-14-2020, 16:36
    Dobbs replied to a thread Stats for ships. in House Rules
    Low musketfire scores compared to sailing ships. Galleys can take crew hits as crew or speed, since crew hits are mainly morale hits and speed hits...
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    09-14-2020, 16:33
    Dobbs replied to a thread Stats for ships. in House Rules
    Galleys get 3 damage boxes, 2-1-1. Gunboats get 2, 1-1. How about a 45 or 60 degree forward firing arc? This is because galleys typically had 1...
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    09-14-2020, 16:23
    Dobbs replied to a thread Stats for ships. in House Rules
    I'm picturing sailing decks G or C for galleys, C or A for gunboats. A rowing vessel must come to a complete stop before pivoting and may pivot up...
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    09-13-2020, 18:01
    Thanks to a posting by Clipper some time ago, I invested in the goodies to make molds. Soon I shall have a whole squadron of cutters! The...
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    09-07-2020, 18:04
    Dobbs replied to a thread Size difference in General Discussions
    Just to add to the confusion, I spend a lot of time up 65' masts and feel as comfortable as sitting behind a desk. I am not at all comfortable on a...
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    09-05-2020, 18:14
    Dobbs replied to a thread Weight of Shot in House Rules
    I am struggling to come up with fort equivalents for the critical hits, and how it might change the battery's play. My thought is that cannon...
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    09-04-2020, 17:52
    LOL :clap:
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