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    Yes, its an excellent book and is, I think,...

    Yes, its an excellent book and is, I think, essential reading for anyone who wants to understand how naval battles of the period developed as they did.
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    I've not found one yet. Reading action reports...

    I've not found one yet. Reading action reports seems to be the best bet -
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    Naval Wargames Weekend 2022

    Morning all, this is the warning order for the 2022 Naval Wargames Weekend. After a covid-induced hiatus plans are afoot to stage the next Naval Wargames Weekend at the Fleet Air Arm Museum in...
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    Unless they are RN nuclear submarines, in which...

    Unless they are RN nuclear submarines, in which case what US sumbariners call the "sail" is referred to as the "fin"
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    Yes, this was a "proof of principle" and put...

    Yes, this was a "proof of principle" and put together at the rush to take advantage of a narrow window in my printing schedule (I can only print occasionally due to family constraints on space)
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    It does, but not excessively so. It would be...

    It does, but not excessively so. It would be easier on a larger model I think.
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    Both Bountys are one piece prints. I...

    Both Bountys are one piece prints.

    I assembled the complete ship and masts in MS 3D Builder and printed out as a single unit. Not sure I'd do it again as arranging the supports and then removing...
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    Want to guess at the unusual aspect?

    Want to guess at the unusual aspect?
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    I've been finishing up some 3D prints that I did...

    I've been finishing up some 3D prints that I did a few months back and then forgot about as other things got in the way. These are a couple of Henry's "HMS Bounty" models, one rescaled to 1/1000, the...
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    It is easy to become addicted. I've just printed...

    It is easy to become addicted. I've just printed out a few hundred Korean and Japanese ships for the Imjin War, and last year I printed around 400 Greek and Persian galleys :)
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    If the players and yourself have no preferences then I'd start with Wings of Glory WW1, it is quite a bit simpler than Sails and looks great. My kids picked it up when they were 6 and 7, I think...
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    Mars 2 Pro - good choice. I've had mine for a few...

    Mars 2 Pro - good choice. I've had mine for a few months and have had zero duff prints from it. Lovely piece of kit :)
    PS I've done your ratline makers but I guess you don't need them now :)
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    Its a shading effect to show the effect of light...

    Its a shading effect to show the effect of light and also to bring out the tumblehome of the ship's hull. But painting a model to reflect that would be OK
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    And there's the reason why Americans refer to a...

    And there's the reason why Americans refer to a "cup of Joe" when they are talking about coffee
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    Castillo de San Antón

    This will be of interest to many I think.......

    Castillo De San Antón | The Wargames Website
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  16. An excellent AAR and beautifully illustrated....

    An excellent AAR and beautifully illustrated. Bravo!
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    Happy Birthday Captain Duff

    Many happy returns to our very own Captain Duff, 21 again (or something like that). I hope you are having a lovely day in the South Gloucestershire sunshine :happy::drinks::thumbsup:
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    Only slightly illegal :happy:

    Only slightly illegal :happy:
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    I'd be up for a dozen or so. I have no immediate...

    I'd be up for a dozen or so. I have no immediate need but I'm sure something will come up if I don't and perhaps if we go for more the price will be a bit less
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    Do the decks not come "pre-holed" for masts? If...

    Do the decks not come "pre-holed" for masts? If not then thats some very valuable feedback for Henry.
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    SOG on Tabletop Simulator

    Last night I played in a SOG frigate action with friends from my local wargames club using Tabletop Simulator. Four hours of mayhem, not helped by half the players having never played before, me...
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    Sticky: Congratulations :happy::drinks:

    Congratulations :happy::drinks:
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    Im very happy that you did. I don't have any...

    Im very happy that you did. I don't have any photos but I know they ran a few games at a con in Australia a couple of years back so I'll see if there were any photos from that. There are also a few...
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    Rob, not the same. This is my recently published...

    Rob, not the same. This is my recently published set of fleet action rules :happy:
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    Certainly interesting to me :happy: One of my...

    Certainly interesting to me :happy: One of my playtest teams in Australia used SOG models exclusively for their games, so there is a link :happy:
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