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    Update: 3780 doesn't work, it's too short at 2.8"...

    Update: 3780 doesn't work, it's too short at 2.8" exterior height--might be good for frigates though. Long skinny compartments on 3730 and 3780 both look to have around 2" of clear space; I think...
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    Thanks, Chris. Did you end up with bang-on 107,...

    Thanks, Chris. Did you end up with bang-on 107, or was there an "adding a few more cuts the price" threshold that we need to make up some extras on?
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    Thanks, Rob--I'll try to remember to take a ruler...

    Thanks, Rob--I'll try to remember to take a ruler and swing by Sportsman's Wednesday. Victory MAY be okay with a slight tilt.

    Also, while we'd lose three ships' capacity, this case might be a...
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    Thanks, Rob. Constitution might be a better...

    Thanks, Rob. Constitution might be a better length measure unless the Oceans are longer still.

    Wish I knew where the old measurements from when I was scratch-designing a case got filed...
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    I'm planning to skip the peg and use washers and...

    I'm planning to skip the peg and use washers and REM's for a magnetic mount. If it works I'm even considering converting my Ares ships to that method... the ones that don't get Obsoleted and Archived...
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    That'd be a huge help again--I need overall...

    That'd be a huge help again--I need overall length from jib tip to spanker tip or rear of base (rearmost point), height on base from tabletop to masthead and width of base--hopefully it comes in...
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    Problem is they only hold a dozen at best even IF...

    Problem is they only hold a dozen at best even IF it all fits, and my Ares Victory and Oceans are all in storage so I can't measure them for fit. And the lack of space for decks and logs...
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    Starting to consider an alternate storage...

    Starting to consider an alternate storage option... these boxes are 14x9x3.25", is that tall enough and sections wide enough for a First Rate on base?...
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    Congrats on our shared completion date for...

    Congrats on our shared completion date for another trip around the flamin' ball of gas, amigo... *hoists tea bottle*
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    Plans for my next Intrepids, once they're ordered...

    Plans for my next Intrepids, once they're ordered and printed...

    *HMS Intrepid: as per Canada, but gold beak rails
    *HMS Standard: black hull, white gundeck stripes, golden-yellow beak rails and...
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    Again, don't treat this as "gospel" historical...

    Again, don't treat this as "gospel" historical data--Polyphemus and America are only referenced to directly mimic the official Ares ships they're bumping aside. And to our longterm Nappy naval...
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    Or make it quarterly/seasonal to keep the length...

    Or make it quarterly/seasonal to keep the length manageable. :)
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    Just call future threads "On Your Workbench -...

    Just call future threads "On Your Workbench - [Month] [Year] Edition". :)
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    And now, taking lighting conditions on the...

    And now, taking lighting conditions on the reference painting into account, I'm thinking that Invincible and Minden will be trading names after a little detailing. Babypuke would be more consistent...
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    Current status of my Turner fleet with Vessel...

    Current status of my Turner fleet with Vessel Visual Identification System color codes... do note, I would much appreciate suggestions for historically believable filling in the blanks (marked in...
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    Chris, if there's some notch close to 107 where...

    Chris, if there's some notch close to 107 where adding a few more gets us a better deal, let us know how many more we need and I'll break out the abacus and slide-rule and start working the budget...
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    Latest in my ragtag little "multinational...

    Latest in my ragtag little "multinational anachronistic fleet": Many of these need their lanterns done, and most need some work on their beakheads for believable "Visual ID" colors when viewed from...
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    Don't forget the painting in between... my 000...

    Don't forget the painting in between... my 000 brush is getting a workout. LOL
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    That's what you have an entire team on the Stats...

    That's what you have an entire team on the Stats Committee to put shoulders alongside yours and heave on the lines for... :) My research into Egmont has suggested a tweak to her stats that might make...
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    Thought I had posted about this previously, but...

    Thought I had posted about this previously, but apparently not. If I were looking to replicate that scheme with Vallejo paints, I'd start with an 843 Cork Brown or 856 Ochre Brown base hull, then an...
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    Pencil me in for 25; we'll need to work out...

    Pencil me in for 25; we'll need to work out shipping through Rob by email.
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    So just a little too shallow for my purposes...

    So just a little too shallow for my purposes unless I add "feet" at the corners to make room for heavy-duty magnet ship mounts, but still looks workable.
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    Chris, would you mind checking to see if a magnet...

    Chris, would you mind checking to see if a magnet will attract a washer through both layers? I'm looking at these as a potential solution for basing my Turner (and future Simon Mann) ships, along...
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    And the start of Tremendous and Invincible......

    And the start of Tremendous and Invincible... yes, there's a new blue there, Tamiya paints are MUCH less forgiving both in fumes and cure time than Vallejo....
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    Sprue Brothers delivered! Latest revamp on the...

    Sprue Brothers delivered! Latest revamp on the toolkit...
    https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/776189488283516958/850509436245901322/20210604_155851.jpg
    The leatherette pouch is a small-blde...
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