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  1. Thread: 3D Coastline

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    The contour shaper was what I had in mind, too. ...

    The contour shaper was what I had in mind, too. I just didn't want to overlook a solution if I was missing something.

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    I found that my scroll saw with an omnidirectional blade was the...
  2. Thread: 3D Coastline

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    51693 After cutting them all out, I just had...

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    After cutting them all out, I just had to get a feel for what it would look like. It's a lot of land. This is going to take a lot of supplies. More white glue and primer needed!
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    I think Ares has provided all the decks we need....

    I think Ares has provided all the decks we need. I made a table of all of the decks some time ago and don't recall any gaps. The real adjustments would be in the sailing angles on the ship base...
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    The 1620 Mayflower? That's old technology!:wink:...

    The 1620 Mayflower? That's old technology!:wink:

    On the Miniatures, it looks more like the roof of an awning than something that you would walk on. I was hoping that you had a historical...
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    Is the structure on the back of the Hebe...

    Is the structure on the back of the Hebe miniatures a roundhouse?
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    51682 With her reworked boats in place,...

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    With her reworked boats in place, Constitution or maybe United States if I can figure out how to add a roundhouse. Heck, what is a roundhouse, outside of trains?
  7. Thread: 3D Coastline

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    3D Coastline

    https://sailsofglory.org/showthread.php?4658-Coastline-production-in-sequence

    Following in your footsteps once again, Rob, I have begun cutting out foam pieces for doing coastline in 3D.

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    You could always have a generic straight card...

    You could always have a generic straight card that would be played each turn to make up the scale difference. After all, it's the angle of the chosen turn card that's important. As an added...
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    Hear, hear! Even pictures of ships battling away...

    Hear, hear! Even pictures of ships battling away fresh out of the starter box while the new owner puzzles out the rules is great vicarious sailing for the rest of us and keeps the conversation going.
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    Here I am following in Vol's footsteps. I...

    Here I am following in Vol's footsteps. I believe he posted about moving the Constitution's boats around.

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    I took off the boats in davits that came with and moved one to the stern,...
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    Sticky: Congratulations, Eric!

    Congratulations, Eric!
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    I think we need more pictures of us playing the...

    I think we need more pictures of us playing the game. Game related things are fascinating, but my bet is that pictures of games will beget pictures and more interest.

    As an aside, I am...
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    Oars (or sweeps - big oars) are an interesting...

    Oars (or sweeps - big oars) are an interesting problem. First, what did they do with them while under sail? I ship mine and orient them fore and aft, but I only have two and they are only 8' (2m)...
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    A bit about Fort Matanzas: ...

    A bit about Fort Matanzas:

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3d/Ft_Matanzas_2008.JPG
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    Here you go, Rob. Fort Matanzas, just south of...

    Here you go, Rob. Fort Matanzas, just south of St Augustine. It guards the back door.

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    I have already taken steps in this direction: ...

    I have already taken steps in this direction:

    https://sailsofglory.org/showthread.php?4767-Burdens

    I think my post ships use the C deck with the Concorde sailing angles.
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    I think I am going to stay an Ares man. I like...

    I think I am going to stay an Ares man. I like the scale and the ingenuity of the movement system. I worry that the larger scales would look sparce without rigging, and don't have the patience to...
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    Garr! I like my white masts, they're staying! I...

    Garr! I like my white masts, they're staying! I suppose technically this means that the period Constitution was buff and black. Huh, that takes some adjustment.
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    :shock::happy: Please accept my apology for the...

    :shock::happy: Please accept my apology for the underperformance of your allied AI captain. He has been berated.

    That's a really neat idea to have the AI as an opponent and one as an ally. I...
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    Sticky: The Mail Packet has arrived! ...

    The Mail Packet has arrived!

    https://sailsofglory.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=51428&d=1605253683

    Our neighbors, who are avid campers and receiving our mail while we travel, decided to...
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    Remember folks, don't worry about your skill at...

    Remember folks, don't worry about your skill at pictures or whether or not your miniatures are painted. Regardless of your talent, seeing the game in action will make people smile.
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    The Proserpine Challenge

    In anticipation of a bad weather system, we got a slip at a well protected marina. Mother Nature did not disappoint, and the wind exceeded our expectations and set in just after dark. Here is the...
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    What about Pomone? ...

    What about Pomone?

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_frigate_Pomone_(1787)

    She seems longer than Constitution, which is good for the mini.

    Endymion or her sisters might be a...
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    What about using the Constitution with modified...

    What about using the Constitution with modified stats for the 1781 South Carolina?

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indien_(1778)
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    Hear, hear! I wholeheartedly endorse the...

    Hear, hear!

    I wholeheartedly endorse the Amazons as the AWI 13. Of course, I have switched the decks with the Concordes and boosted the Amazons to Burden 3...

    I like the idea of the Concordes...
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