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    I used Langtons Guide,Naval Warfare in the Age of...

    I used Langtons Guide,Naval Warfare in the Age of Sail by Bernard Ireland and the internet.

    Wayne
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    I used a small bit of brass rod with my GHQ...

    I used a small bit of brass rod with my GHQ ships. File a slight notch in the bowsprit and attach with some superglue.
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    Very nice those would be great for 1 on 1 action.

    Very nice those would be great for 1 on 1 action.
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    I use two thin strips of pine held together with...

    I use two thin strips of pine held together with 6/32 bolts, washers and wing nuts. I cut a small notch in three spots to clamp the masts in place. Its much more secure than the single blocks and all...
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    Good point. Theses were put together for...

    Good point. Theses were put together for "Trafalger" and to honest the large bases are for protection no part of the ship is safe to touch.
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    Here is the rest of the fleet. HMS Naiad 38,...

    Here is the rest of the fleet.

    HMS Naiad 38, Polyphemus 64, Colossus 74, Mars 74, Tonnant 80, Agamemnon 64 and Temeraire 98

    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7148/6483798289_1f55ae6189_b.jpg

    The...
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    This event is well covered in Ian Toll's "Six...

    This event is well covered in Ian Toll's "Six Frigates" a fantastic work on the birth of the USN. Some of the stories I'd read before but not the one above. Of great interest was the story of their...
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    Your right its label is W 6\0 UNI-Thread. UNI...

    Your right its label is W 6\0 UNI-Thread. UNI Products Inc. Its a fly-tying thread and waxed.
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    The GHQ Hulls are very crisp and detailed but the...

    The GHQ Hulls are very crisp and detailed but the masts and sails are very thin. I put together the USS Constitution and found it nearly impossible to rig, the masts don't hold fast. Using the GHQ...
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    Thanks for all of the complements, I did this...

    Thanks for all of the complements, I did this last year then hopped to other projects. Your kind coments have inspired me jump back in. That and a promise to host a game at Huzzah! May next...
  11. Article: Building and painting the HMS Sovereign

    You can view the page at http://sailsofglory.org/content.php?10-Building-and-painting-the-HMS-Sovereign
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    Building and painting the HMS Sovereign

    I've chosen the Langton Miniatures ships and I've selected the 1st rate HMS Royal Sovereign as the example. I'll be naturally stating with assembly followed painting, rigging, base work and...
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