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    I'm waiting patiently for the pictures of what...

    I'm waiting patiently for the pictures of what great things the Swedish Royal Navy will do in Tripoli!
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    I’m back to painting hulls. 56119 56120 ...

    I’m back to painting hulls.

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    Yes, the tiers would not entirely be based on the...

    Yes, the tiers would not entirely be based on the highest firepower number. There are several things weighing in like burden and number of boxes. Higher burden do give a higher firepower for a longer...
  4. All literature is interesting, but sometimes you...

    All literature is interesting, but sometimes you should know enough of the subject to be able to evaluate the material. Even a biased text can be a good read.
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    I do think they should be divided into two, not...

    I do think they should be divided into two, not with a huge difference but..., and fit right over the Tonnant/Buccantaur...
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    That is a very good grading of them. The big...

    That is a very good grading of them. The big problem is to decide where those tiers should be in numbers. I think we could place the absolute top at 9 and then work down. That would probably leave...
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    Looking great, Vol! I’ve been working on the...

    Looking great, Vol!

    I’ve been working on the Spanish fleet…

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    14 third rates and three first rates ready for rigging. Still many ships left to paint.
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    Well, that i know, but if you look at the...

    Well, that i know, but if you look at the numbers, DB, there are something like 3 firepower difference between the British and Spanish three deckers...
  9. It's very interesting how culture effects the...

    It's very interesting how culture effects the historical notes and even modern research into subjects.

    Regarding the Great Northern War it's very interesting to look at Swedish, Polish and Russian...
  10. I started reading the article before reading your...

    I started reading the article before reading your comments here and got stuck on this:

    "However, and in general, despite their great size and strength,
    their artillery was not significantly...
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    I can't really tell what I think of firepower...

    I can't really tell what I think of firepower numbers as I don't know what I should compare them to. Santa Ana? Orient? Hibernia?
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    My uncle had a border collie that at the age of...

    My uncle had a border collie that at the age of eight years saw sheep for the very first time. The sheep had never met a herding dog either. It took him about half a minute to gather all fifteen...
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    I think that if we give her the Veer:2 and...

    I think that if we give her the Veer:2 and F-minus deck we should let her have a little extra firepower vs historically as a compensation for hardly being more maneauvrable than a fort. I also think...
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    You can put the page into google translate.

    You can put the page into google translate.
  15. Nice AAR!

    Nice AAR!
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    On the Deck, I have an idea that we could use a F...

    On the Deck, I have an idea that we could use a F Deck but you can only use the tightest turns once in a row like the L Deck. F-...
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    I think an older version of Santissima might have...

    I think an older version of Santissima might have veer 3 but when she was upgunned to 140 guns she might actually have veer 2 as she was widely known to be one of the worst sailing ship of the era.
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    https://www.military.com/video/guns/artillery/buil...

    https://www.military.com/video/guns/artillery/building-firing-24-pounder-long-gun/3862981122001


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XMOrbOW9DM
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    To my recollection we were mostly dismayed at...

    To my recollection we were mostly dismayed at that most number of guns is not as important as the weight of the broadside and it would not give her as impressive stats as many players might hope for....
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    No worries. My red striped Spanish are meant to...

    No worries. My red striped Spanish are meant to be older to game St Vincent or the like. Santissima will be the only red Spanish in Trafalgar. Make it your preferred way of painting it. It'll...
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    Myself I’ve been working on more Spanish third...

    Myself I’ve been working on more Spanish third rates.

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    Looks good. I'm very happy you have started on my...

    Looks good. I'm very happy you have started on my ship!
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    The Swedish Royal Navy at the time used a lot of...

    The Swedish Royal Navy at the time used a lot of beer. There were also "brännvin" which is schnapps, made from grain. Officers often had their own alcohol in different versions depending on wealth.
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    Very promising, Dobbs. It's going to be...

    Very promising, Dobbs. It's going to be interesting to see it's progression when you're back.
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    You obviously need Russian ships and Danish...

    You obviously need Russian ships and Danish ships. Definitely.

    Five 74s ready for rigging.
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