Search:

Type: Posts; User: Dobbs

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Thread: 3D Coastline

    by Dobbs
    Replies
    22
    Views
    819

    You are right about the lower Chesapeake, Rob. ...

    You are right about the lower Chesapeake, Rob. The water down there almost looks like ocean water sometimes. 150 miles to the north, however, it has days when it looks like coffee with too much...
  2. Thread: 3D Coastline

    by Dobbs
    Replies
    22
    Views
    819

    :happy: That's why I feel so comfortable playing...

    :happy: That's why I feel so comfortable playing on the table on Grace with no mat. I feel it captures the color.

    52262
  3. Thread: 3D Coastline

    by Dobbs
    Replies
    22
    Views
    819

    Thanks, Vol! Suzanne and I picked it because it...

    Thanks, Vol! Suzanne and I picked it because it reminds us of sailing in the Caribbean. That's the color ocean should be!:happy:
  4. Thread: 3D Coastline

    by Dobbs
    Replies
    22
    Views
    819

    :happy: I can't wait till we can use them...

    :happy: I can't wait till we can use them together! Here's the latest developments:

    52227

    Suzanne suggested blue felt as a playing surface. She thought it might be less slippery than vinyl. ...
  5. I've placed my bid and got my fingers crossed for...

    I've placed my bid and got my fingers crossed for your Tunstall!
  6. Replies
    17
    Views
    3,423

    I'll post as soon as I can. It may be a few...

    I'll post as soon as I can. It may be a few days. I have to go through and edit it so as to make sure it makes sense if I'm not there. Of course, if you have any questions just ask.
  7. Thread: 3D Coastline

    by Dobbs
    Replies
    22
    Views
    819

    An instant gratification test. 52221 ...

    An instant gratification test.

    52221

    :happy: I thought about making the cliffs white, Bill, but decided to go understated instead.
  8. Thread: 3D Coastline

    by Dobbs
    Replies
    22
    Views
    819

    52155 The sod farm delivered today and now I...

    52155

    The sod farm delivered today and now I have grass! Next up, a delivery of sand and rocks from the quarry...
  9. Replies
    17
    Views
    3,423

    I'm glad you like them, Zythe. Mainly what I was...

    I'm glad you like them, Zythe. Mainly what I was trying to convey is that, as a ship receives damage, you mark it off on the side hit row by row from top to bottom. If a single chit exceeds the...
  10. Replies
    157
    Views
    6,202

    I was a beginner before your posts, Rob. I had...

    I was a beginner before your posts, Rob. I had never made terrain before. Thanks to your guidance I have expanded my hobby skills.
  11. Replies
    688
    Views
    134,093

    Sticky: WooHoo! I suppose champagne is in order since it...

    WooHoo! I suppose champagne is in order since it is a new year!:medal::clap:
  12. Replies
    185
    Views
    7,011

    For keeping your 1/1000 ships similar to the Ares...

    For keeping your 1/1000 ships similar to the Ares ones, having the headsails and spanker drawing as though the ship is on a port tack would be good. Heck, there might be a market for new headsails...
  13. Replies
    157
    Views
    6,202

    Thank you, gentlemen. It is foam, Vol. I use...

    Thank you, gentlemen. It is foam, Vol. I use home insulation foam. I believe that's 3/4" thick. The bases are 2mm styrene from Evergreen.

    It's all Bligh's fault. Here's the link to his...
  14. Replies
    157
    Views
    6,202

    52116 The first of three waves of new land is...

    52116

    The first of three waves of new land is making slow progress, but I'm excited!
  15. Replies
    11
    Views
    266

    It's interesting that the RN didn't stick with...

    It's interesting that the RN didn't stick with the big carronade ships for long. I wonder why?
  16. Replies
    11
    Views
    266

    David, that's a pretty ship, but I think she...

    David, that's a pretty ship, but I think she predates our period.
    I think this is the 1795 Glatton:

    52083
  17. Replies
    11
    Views
    266

    Did Egmont ever get used for anything...

    Did Egmont ever get used for anything historically? I'm thinking that your plan of a conventional ship to wound and then let her chew is what the Admiralty had in mind.

    She's definitely an...
  18. Replies
    11
    Views
    266

    Carronades Revisited

    It has bugged me that carronades were fairly common throughout our period, but not well reflected in the game.

    After a bit of research, it seems to me that, other than vessels with primarily...
  19. Replies
    185
    Views
    7,011

    I signed up for the core set of 1/1000 printed...

    I signed up for the core set of 1/1000 printed ships. I assumed that they came with masts and sails. Does anyone know if this is true?

    I don't quite follow the stretch goals. Am I eligible for...
  20. Replies
    185
    Views
    7,011

    For your magnets, DM, try Mcmaster Carr. Just...

    For your magnets, DM, try Mcmaster Carr. Just type that in to your search engine and then go to magnets. They have 1/4" and smaller.
  21. Replies
    185
    Views
    7,011

    Alright! I'm onboard for the 1/1000 models. ...

    Alright! I'm onboard for the 1/1000 models.

    Good luck to you, Henry! ...for my own selfish reasons...:happy:

    I've been following your work since the Anglo-Dutch wars and wishing for your...
  22. Thread: Voyaging

    by Dobbs
    Replies
    3
    Views
    226

    I finished my card caddy today. Constitution is...

    I finished my card caddy today. Constitution is included for scale.

    52025
  23. Replies
    157
    Views
    6,202

    I think that they were a relatively new concept...

    I think that they were a relatively new concept at the beginning of the 19th century and probably added at the taste of the commanding officer.

    The technology of sailing was evolving rapidly and...
  24. Thread: Voyaging

    by Dobbs
    Replies
    3
    Views
    226

    Voyaging

    For some time now, I've been working on rules for voyaging. This picture shows my most recent progress. It involves 2 decks, one for the weather and one for spotting, plus a 3rd deck for special...
  25. Thread: USS Essex

    by Dobbs
    Replies
    17
    Views
    1,959

    I don't understand. Are Ceres and Fee two...

    I don't understand. Are Ceres and Fee two American ships?
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4