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    The blue is foamcore, but the white material used...

    The blue is foamcore, but the white material used alongside the cream resin(?) and white metal castings is sheet or rod plasticard (styrene) glued together and cut to match the style of the existing...
  2. Well.. not really. The British were already using...

    Well.. not really. The British were already using the 'common' 74 - with the 32pdr main battery and 18pdr upper deck, with 9pdrs on the castles*. The Invincible was larger - by around 5ft, than this...
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    A 32pdr of 9.5ft using an 8lb 'mid' charge will...

    A 32pdr of 9.5ft using an 8lb 'mid' charge will penetrate roughly the same as a 24pdr of 9.5ft using it's 8lb 'large' charge. As range increases the retention of this penetration will favour the...
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    Wozname's...

    Wozname's https://www.wargaming3d.com/product/la-haye-sainte/ (free download). He also has a Hugomont. (not free)
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    At small scales a pseudo solid or solid is better...

    At small scales a pseudo solid or solid is better than a multipart with interiors even when assembled into a single model. It is faster and stronger to print on FDM, and stronger/more successful on...
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    https://www.abebooks.co.uk/servlet/SearchResults?a...

    https://www.abebooks.co.uk/servlet/SearchResults?an=morriss&bi=0&bx=off&cm_sp=SearchF-_-Advs-_-Result&ds=30&recentlyadded=all&rollup=on&sortby=17&sts=t&tn=foundation&xdesc=off

    20- used, 26 new....
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    That's the one. A lot of the foundation in...

    That's the one. A lot of the foundation in economics, organisation, leadership of the Admiralty, Transport, Victualing, Ordnance boards, public funds and debt, Dockyards, competing needs of manpower...
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    Not on specific cases, but as a general overview...

    Not on specific cases, but as a general overview 1755-1815 of victualling, transport, building, repair, manning and supply... "The Foundations of British Maritime Ascendency" Roger Morriss CUP 2011
  9. Thread: Cussing etc.

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    Matthew 5:27 was translated “Gehered ge fordon...

    Matthew 5:27 was translated “Gehered ge fordon acueden is to m aldum ne gesynnge u [vel] ne ser u ores mones wif’ - “You have heard that it was said to them of old, don’t sin, and don’t sard...
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    Censorship filters are generally swiving stupid....

    Censorship filters are generally swiving stupid. An appropriate use of the Sardonic Sard will handily place a Mirkin on swears that you intend to get off.
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    The RN counts carronades where they replace...

    The RN counts carronades where they replace carriage guns, but not any supernumerary additions. (Until the early C19th, when all ordnance is included into the rate)
    The '9pdr' Surprise was to have...
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    Sure. Leda has 28 18pdr, 10 9pdr and 8 32pdr...

    Sure. Leda has 28 18pdr, 10 9pdr and 8 32pdr carronades, making 46 guns at the broadside weight of 476lbs.
    The '9pdr corvette' Surprise, as fitted, carries 478lbs on her broadside. The majority is...
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    The 1794 l'Unite was a '32 gun' QD corvette. She...

    The 1794 l'Unite was a '32 gun' QD corvette. She had 24 8 Livre Guns, and 8 4 Livre pieces on her QD.
    When refitted after her capture, she was initially proposed by the Admiralty as a 9pdr frigate...
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    I would heartily recommend The Epson ET series...

    I would heartily recommend The Epson ET series printers if anyone is looking for new colour printers. Unlike most of these, it uses bottled ink, and large ink reservoirs rather than 5-15ml cartridges...
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    I've re-checked the John Clerk print I have, and...

    I've re-checked the John Clerk print I have, and you will need both to get the full work - the first volume has the single ship action, and the attack of a great fleet from windward, with...
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    Heated shot requires a broadly appropriately...

    Heated shot requires a broadly appropriately tuned gun system, to the target range and consistency. If the shot passes through and through it does nothing additional. If it hits rigging or spars it...
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    The first volume was the analysis of the cause of...

    The first volume was the analysis of the cause of the ineffectiveness of the English Naval Tactics, despite clear evidence of the individual success in single ship actions. As well as a suggestion of...
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    Just to be clear the book linked is a treatise on...

    Just to be clear the book linked is a treatise on the tactics of fleet actions during the 1730s to 1790s, the period of British failures on a strategic level, as well as some inconclusive or marginal...
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    https://www.abebooks.co.uk/servlet/SearchResults?c...

    https://www.abebooks.co.uk/servlet/SearchResults?cm_sp=plpafe-_-all-_-hard&an=eldin%20john&bi=h&sortby=17&tn=essay%20naval%20tactics%20systematical

    Two volumes, Part I and Parts II, III, IV
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    You can also get it on google books as a free...

    You can also get it on google books as a free e-book. The paperback is very likely this printed out.

    It was the book which at the end of a century of failures showed a new mode of action which led...
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    Have you read John Clerk, Naval Tactics?

    Have you read John Clerk, Naval Tactics?
  22. Boardgame Geek. per the URL.

    Boardgame Geek. per the URL.
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    There are a couple of descriptions of single ship...

    There are a couple of descriptions of single ship actions in Douglas - but written in 1855 he does have a bias against carronades (32pdr) in the context of being the weakest of the current ordnance...
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    There won't be any, as everyone follows the trope...

    There won't be any, as everyone follows the trope of 'pistol shot = duelling distance', rather than that of the range at which pistol shot with "some elevation" ~5 degrees (by my own calculation)...
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    While it is true that many of the ships were 2...

    While it is true that many of the ships were 2 deck, it is also the case than a proportion had more heavier and more effective guns than even the first and second rates. The larger number of 9 or...
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