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    When printing larger models at smaller sizes you...

    When printing larger models at smaller sizes you can play with 'expansion' of details - I print on an FDM printer and have successfully printed 'in scale' models from 1:72 to 1:700 scale at scales of...
  2. I never picked any up, as Turner/Mann are far...

    I never picked any up, as Turner/Mann are far superior sculpts and cheaper. With the multi-customisation blender files I'd say Turner has the edge now, even with his slightly cruder deck...
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    If she was acting as a troop ship, then the...

    If she was acting as a troop ship, then the Mahonesa should be at a disadvantage - usually armed en-flute, with fewer stores for the ship's company and ordnance - as the bulk of the space and...
  4. Most of the important French classes - L'Ocean,...

    Most of the important French classes - L'Ocean, Bucentaure/Tonnant, Temeraire, with variations of beakhead, bulwarks, sterns to cover multiple variants and their service in the RN where appropriate,...
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    There is a single copy of that book on abebooks....

    There is a single copy of that book on abebooks. A bit pricey at 300+P&P, but available; also a slightly more reasonable artillery text.
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    Jib, False Jib, Fore and Main Courses, Topsails,...

    Jib, False Jib, Fore and Main Courses, Topsails, Topgallants, Mizzen Driver, and two of the staysails. No Royals, Studding booms etc, so less than all canvas, but more than under battle sail or...
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    The main trouble with full sail is that the...

    The main trouble with full sail is that the manoeuvre station for a 74 for tacking under full easy sail is 299 men, while the manoeuvre station in action starts at 117 on gaillards aft and forward,...
  8. Thread: Mast Repair

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    There are spare spars carried, but aside from...

    There are spare spars carried, but aside from using one as a fish to prevent the failure of a sprung (but not collapsed) stick still in place, actually sending any aloft during a short-lull is...
  9. Thread: Fort McHenry

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    I'd note that *typically* the curtain only...

    I'd note that *typically* the curtain only extends part way up the face of the fort, typically there is a small platform (kept as narrow as possible to prevent rallying an escalade out of the line of...
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    It's actually in the Mediterranean collection.

    It's actually in the Mediterranean collection.
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    They are present explicitly in the ship's boat on...

    They are present explicitly in the ship's boat on the Revell kit, with these two sets of tools present on the deck, they are on that version just forward of the first gun pair hard against the...
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    Hard to tell without context, and with the very...

    Hard to tell without context, and with the very soft detail. Judging from the slightly clearer Revell kit, this seems to be associated with the four 4pdr guns - and I would expect that they are...
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    She is as long as the middling classes (of the...

    She is as long as the middling classes (of the earlier type), larger than the early common 74 (164ft-170ft gets you from Dublin to Canada), but smaller than the later "french pattern" 74s.
    175ft on...
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    Vasa, large, 72 gun ship, but not the largest...

    Vasa, large, 72 gun ship, but not the largest vessel of the 1620s to 1630s, was ~150ft on the gundeck, and considerably longer overall (beak to taffrail ~200ft or very nearly).

    Sovereign of the...
  15. San Leandro is a 64, compared to the remainder...

    San Leandro is a 64, compared to the remainder nominal 74s.
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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...
  17. 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
  24. 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...
  25. Thread: Cussing etc.

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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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