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  1. Thread: Sideslip Cards

    by TexaS
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    Nice idea. I haven't either really understood...

    Nice idea.

    I haven't either really understood what it was supposed to represent.
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    I guess my Remington 1858 NMA .44 has more kick...

    I guess my Remington 1858 NMA .44 has more kick than the .36 Navy you fired. I have fired it single handed and if I would really try to hit something I would fire it two handed. I have the added...
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    The feel of firning a ”western” revolver and a...

    The feel of firning a ”western” revolver and a pistol like the one above is very different. Somethings make my Remington 1858 NMA feel much more modern. What I find is the biggest problem with old...
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    By the way, that pistol was fired at 25 meters.

    By the way, that pistol was fired at 25 meters.
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    We used small powder charges. In this a...

    We used small powder charges.

    In this a Swedish navy cap lock pistol model 1854 is fired. Note the time from fire to bullet hitting metal.


    https://youtu.be/sqgrpZ-2E6Y
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    Firing of flint lock carbine.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_cS67mCtBM
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    Yes, the size of the guns is part of it, but also...

    Yes, the size of the guns is part of it, but also somehown they've made that third rate look more like a first rate in your picture from above. Yes it's missing a deck to really look like a first...
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    I'm sad to say I think the vessels look a little...

    I'm sad to say I think the vessels look a little too cartoony for my taste.

    I'm not sure in what way, but Ares managed to make the ships give a great impression. Yes, their masts/sails support...
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    It would have been nice if the very old threads...

    It would have been nice if the very old threads from before the big hacking that destroyed all old pictures that are essentially picture threads could just be deleted or otherwise marked as dead.
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    Very nice! Could the waves be adjusted to...

    Very nice!

    Could the waves be adjusted to accomodate the boats? I'm thinking using a card board cut out or something and forming the waves around that. It would make the boats "sit more in the...
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    Sticky: Congratulations to your medals! Well done!

    Congratulations to your medals!

    Well done!
  12. Thread: Gunboat Ideas

    by TexaS
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    I don't know about that particular gunboat, but...

    I don't know about that particular gunboat, but for gunboats in general I don't think G would be a very good deck. They were maneuverable from being small but not that fast. I've read accounts of...
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    For 8 ships I would say you need more than just...

    For 8 ships I would say you need more than just one set of chits especially if you use larger ships.

    If you buy extra starter sets it gives you all the extras more or less for free if you want the...
  14. Thread: How many ships?

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    If you get a player for each ship or at the most...

    If you get a player for each ship or at the most two ships per player there's no upper limit to the size of a game.
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    I think this is a really good one. Donít know...

    I think this is a really good one. Donít know about the drink though.

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    It has kind of been done with the first two...

    It has kind of been done with the first two waves. Since then I haven't seen any comparison.

    Back then it was length of the straight, nuber of cards, and angle of the tightest turn that I remember...
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    Nice harbour!

    Nice harbour!
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    Welcome to the Anchorage!

    Welcome to the Anchorage!
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    Welcome to the Anchorage!

    Welcome to the Anchorage!
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    Nice. Xebecs is one of the vessels missing in...

    Nice. Xebecs is one of the vessels missing in Sails that would be great if they added.
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    Thank you everyone. I do think the 40 gun...

    Thank you everyone.

    I do think the 40 gun frigates is a size that’s very fun ship to use in Sails. It’s the frigate I have the most of.
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    My 40 gun frigates.

    I have painted and rigged all my 40 gun frigates but one. Thought I should share some pictures.

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    The first three are original but painted and rigged.

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    The next three have had...
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    That’s what I thought. I’d think that new photo...

    That’s what I thought. I’d think that new photo is more realistic.
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    As you know I've worked weird historical twists...

    As you know I've worked weird historical twists into my stories too. I really like that.
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    Very nice story and a great AAR. Well done!

    Very nice story and a great AAR. Well done!
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