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    Sticky: You mean, what the Comptroller has pilfered from...

    You mean, what the Comptroller has pilfered from the Admiralty's stash... *lifts canvas cover off a boat in the middle of the wardroom to reveal The Good Stuff*

    Oh well, it was gonna be too much...
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    Worth noting thaty in the first edition of BWAS...

    Worth noting thaty in the first edition of BWAS 1793, Winfield considered the Purisima Concepcion and Meregildos classes "near sisters," so while there are some subtle differences you should be just...
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    Chris, IIRC they cranked things up a little on...

    Chris, IIRC they cranked things up a little on Mahonesa in response to the previous undersize, the pendulum may have swung a little too far.

    BTW, the wonky stats are deliberate Munchkinry, when I...
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    I think a botched measurement process made most...

    I think a botched measurement process made most of the new releases ~15-20% undersize. SdM is at least in part accounted for by the Greenwich drought--their current engineer INSISTS Wave 1 was...
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    One explanation: the Ares Spanish 74 is based on...

    One explanation: the Ares Spanish 74 is based on Bahama but IIRC is dimensioned as her original 64-gun specs, and the Meregildos is based on the Greenwich draught of Salvador del Mundo, which was...
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    Henry, go ahead and bump my batch to the back of...

    Henry, go ahead and bump my batch to the back of the line--I'm in no hurry here. :)
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    Sticky: Congratulations to all. *rolls in a barrel of...

    Congratulations to all. *rolls in a barrel of pilfered Admiralty rum*
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    Sticky: My condolences to both families as well. :(

    My condolences to both families as well. :(
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    In the sense of "excessive overloading"--most...

    In the sense of "excessive overloading"--most ships at design IIRC had some margin for safe addition of extra crew/guns, but President appears to have been either poorly built or pushed too far for...
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    President would probably be the least work,...

    President would probably be the least work, simple repaint and restat for a weaker hull. Or was her hogging and structural weakness caused by abuse and improper maintenance?
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    Could be worse... better you than me. Remember...

    Could be worse... better you than me.

    Remember the game Frogger? When your day starts with playing that For Real Marbles dodging 18-wheelers driven by reckless idiots every morning, snow and ice...
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    The doldrums I curse are the drought of new...

    The doldrums I curse are the drought of new official releases to further fill in the blanks, my friend.
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    I'm tempted to ask our friend Henry if he could...

    I'm tempted to ask our friend Henry if he could whip up an STL for United States's roundhouse...
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    Started assembling a data table on Maneuver Decks...

    Started assembling a data table on Maneuver Decks to help sort out Unofficial Ships for the Stats Committee a little more.

    Curse these doldrums...
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    Question... we know USS United States should be...

    Question... we know USS United States should be less maneuverable than an L Deck... should we be looking at a J, N or O?
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    1773 Amazon is a 12-pdr frigate, you'd be better served to use SGN105 as base stats and model. A Portland is a little too strong hull and powerful guns for Natividad, but probably the best fit we...
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    My first thought was see if any of the 3d-print...

    My first thought was see if any of the 3d-print guys on the Aerodrome would be open to licensing Henry's models, or if Keith might be open to offering 'em through Anchorage Accessories.

    Henry,...
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    Suggestion: It might be prudent to draw up a...

    Suggestion: It might be prudent to draw up a standard "Non-Transfer Agreeement" requiring that printers delete the files after they finish a licenseholder's order. If it's one standard agreement...
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    Or epoxy a nut or washer in there, whatever gives...

    Or epoxy a nut or washer in there, whatever gives a cheaper "cost per item."
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    Suggestion: Maybe consider drilling some small...

    Suggestion: Maybe consider drilling some small holes in the ends and installing small magnets to hold them together as tables get jostled?

    As for roads, I wouldn't unless you're specifically...
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    If you could get sufficient reference material,...

    If you could get sufficient reference material, would forts and fortresses be possibilities for additional challenges? I've been trying to get Ares to consider special Scenario Packs with fort/shore...
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    Henry told me once he does have more Americans,...

    Henry told me once he does have more Americans, primarily Continental, on the long term roadmap, and I'm trying to find him what information I can.
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    Thanks for the update, Henry. Looking good so...

    Thanks for the update, Henry. Looking good so far! Guess I better go through the Vallejo catalog and get my paints ordered...
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    Gotcha. Well, when Henry's Nepomuceno drops...

    Gotcha. Well, when Henry's Nepomuceno drops you'll already have a ready repurposing... :)
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    Vol, was your San Juan a third party sculpt or...

    Vol, was your San Juan a third party sculpt or the Ares Bahama? I'm trying to decide between SJN or Ildefonso/Montanes which one the Ares Bahama is closer to so I can strategize future "repurposing...
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