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  1. I have been busy with organizing Sails of Glory...

    I have been busy with organizing Sails of Glory on LinCon.
    I'll soon look into it.
  2. It was interesting and I'd love to try it out.

    It was interesting and I'd love to try it out.
  3. The biggest problem with solo play rules I find...

    The biggest problem with solo play rules I find is that I can anticipate when two closing ships would get within firing range and maneauvre accordingly. Solo gaming rules usually react after the fact...
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    I'm guessing there were many different colours....

    I'm guessing there were many different colours. Uniform coat colours is a well debated topic where basically most shades were historically correct at some point. I'd argue that would be the case for...
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    The "yellow" of the time has been described as...

    The "yellow" of the time has been described as baby vomit by contemporary sources so I wouldn't bet on any bright yellows for the fleet.
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    I really like this idea!

    I really like this idea!
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    43715 I’m mostly drinking it. It’s whisky from...

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    I’m mostly drinking it. It’s whisky from two different barrels of Bruichladdich that a few friends bought almost 15 years ago.
  8. USS Constitution is a huge ship in fact, but the...

    USS Constitution is a huge ship in fact, but the model is one out of a very few where the model is too large for the scale. It's not just comparing to the Agamemnon that makes it out of scale. The...
  9. Thread: Oars

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    The Swedish Kanonslup had two 24 pound guns (fore...

    The Swedish Kanonslup had two 24 pound guns (fore and aft) which would be quite a bit heavier than your ordinary chaser. Even though it's just "a small rowingboat" it had up to 60 men crew and could...
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    The nature of wood as a material and the...

    The nature of wood as a material and the construction techniques made the length of a ship limited. This meant that 74 was a practical size. The Tonnant class and Buccantaur class 80 gun ships were...
  11. Thread: Prague 2019

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    Very nice! I will steal the idea of fogbanks!

    Very nice!
    I will steal the idea of fogbanks!
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    I used to see Evergreen here in Sweden back in...

    I used to see Evergreen here in Sweden back in the time when railway model shops were still around. That hobby apparently moved to the internet.

    I made carronades in my HMS Indefatigable rebuild....
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    The Spanish El Gamo comes to mind...

    The Spanish El Gamo comes to mind...
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    Sticky: Congratulations to you both!

    Congratulations to you both!
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    The main problem with 3D-printing is that it is a...

    The main problem with 3D-printing is that it is a slow process that needs to be manually handled once in a while. Casting can be done rather quickly and in large batches, and then you let it set by...
  16. A small note: Blue and yellow are complimentary...

    A small note: Blue and yellow are complimentary colours. Stare at a Swedish flag for a minute and then at a white paper you'll see it inverted. On the other hand the sea most of us represent on our...
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    Sticky: Congratulations!

    Congratulations!
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    I don't and my yard tips (or studdingsail booms)...

    I don't and my yard tips (or studdingsail booms) do to.
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    Sticky: Congratulations!

    Congratulations!
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    It's the Nile and not Copenhagen, sir.

    It's the Nile and not Copenhagen, sir.
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    I hope that it's only the pictures that's broken...

    I hope that it's only the pictures that's broken and not your workbench and work...
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    Have you completely forgotten the part played by...

    Have you completely forgotten the part played by Lucky Jack Aubrey? :wink:
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    I mostly compare the weight of the broadsides to...

    I mostly compare the weight of the broadsides to ships that already has stats. The Russians did have some peculiarities, but the stats are very broad, especially in the smaller spectrum of ships.
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    Sticky: Congratulations!

    Congratulations!
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    Welcome to the Anchorage!

    Welcome to the Anchorage!
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