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    I have been to Barracudas' Tavern - it is on Key...

    I have been to Barracudas' Tavern - it is on Key highway which is the street that leads to Ft. McHenry. For the anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner in 2014 I was in Baltimore, sailed on the Lynx...
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    Wow - great work Rob. Can't wait to see the game...

    Wow - great work Rob. Can't wait to see the game in progress!
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    Rob: Thanks for posting the article. On my...

    Rob:

    Thanks for posting the article. On my next UK visit I will have to visit The Pembroke and of course The Lord Nelson!
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    Yes I thought it strange that there were no gun...

    Yes I thought it strange that there were no gun ports! I understand this was not uncommon for French ship design. I believe they did have some covering for heavy weather though. Someone on the Naval...
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    Very nice tour of the ship. When I was onboard I...

    Very nice tour of the ship. When I was onboard I was told that one of the 12 lb guns is an original dating to the 18th century!
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    Very nice - looks like a nice tour and visit....

    Very nice - looks like a nice tour and visit. Thanks for posting.
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    Here's a couple of photos from her trip to the...

    Here's a couple of photos from her trip to the US.

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    Misconduct Tavern Philadelphia PA - Nautical...

    Misconduct Tavern Philadelphia PA - Nautical themed pub - interior resembles saloon of a ship as well. Also it is the local Arsenal supporters club pub. That why we were there this weekend - North...
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    Rob: I actually started some paintwork on a HMS...

    Rob: I actually started some paintwork on a HMS Leander model that I picked up at a recent convention. More importantly earlier this month I went to Dobbs' house for a multiple player SoG game that...
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    I also use Vallejo washes or Army painter shades....

    I also use Vallejo washes or Army painter shades. Vallejo sepia wash gives a good result like the Earthshade.
  11. Thread: Pivot Guns

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    You could also think of pivots having a blind...

    You could also think of pivots having a blind spot like rear gunners on WWI aircraft in WoG. That is you are not firing dead ahead or dead astern. Many of the converted merchant schooners in the...
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    To answer your question - yes. I have Napoleonics...

    To answer your question - yes. I have Napoleonics in 3 different scales! My group used to play BP frequently it is fairly generic but fast playing and fun. Currently we are using Sharp Practice for...
  13. Thread: 18-Gun Brig

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    Nice work. I like the deck colors!

    Nice work. I like the deck colors!
  14. Thread: 3D Printed

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    Hmm. Looks interesting. Hard sell if you don't...

    Hmm. Looks interesting. Hard sell if you don't have access to a 3d printer though. Looks like someone got the print and sell license level. Also Warlord's Black Seas game is coming out this fall with...
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    I only contribute one when I have been there....

    I only contribute one when I have been there. Here is one on the Portland Maine waterfront. Excellent clam chowder!

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    Brian Lavery's "Nelson's Navy: The Ships, Men and...

    Brian Lavery's "Nelson's Navy: The Ships, Men and Organization 1793-1815" is also fairly exhaustive on this topic, abet much more expensive than an Osprey book!
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    Interesting I wondered how they were going to lay...

    Interesting I wondered how they were going to lay out the table so everyone could get involved. Nice looking model of Hougumont there.
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    I suspect there will be. Might even be a live...

    I suspect there will be. Might even be a live twitch feed or something. One of the sponsors is Warlord Games. They are using their "Black Powder" rules and I suspect a mixture of Warlord and Perry 28...
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    Nice AAR - I couldn't help but notice the...

    Nice AAR - I couldn't help but notice the islands. I too have put those old PotSM to work!
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    Hear Hear! :salute: Ask any veteran that...

    Hear Hear! :salute:



    Ask any veteran that they'll tell you that the heroes are still there above Omaha underneath white crosses. Of course we also remember the few remaining who came through...
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    Here is the Mucky Duck Pub on Captiva Island...

    Here is the Mucky Duck Pub on Captiva Island Florida. More famous for the sunset than the food. But of course one must have an adult beverage whilst watching said sunset. :beer:


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    Nice work! :thumbsup:

    Nice work! :thumbsup:
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    Thanks for the article. I can't see the video at...

    Thanks for the article. I can't see the video at work but that's nothing to do with EU law!

    Our tall ship here in Delaware Kalmar Nyckel has had a female captain and first mate for some years...
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    Well the particulars are what they are. Constitution was indeed longer than that class of 64s. From 3 decks:


    Agamemnon: Length gundeck 160'; Keel 131'. Burthen: 1383 tons. 1794 Broadside wgt 678...
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    The French also commissioned larger xebecs for...

    The French also commissioned larger xebecs for use in the Med. One was the Le Requin a 260 ton 6th rate armed with 24 8 pounders and measuring 122 feet on the gundeck.
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