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    That is by far and away the most creative...

    That is by far and away the most creative modelling landscape I have ever seen, and it's not even done! It looks like something out of "Lord of the Rings"! I will have to hone my skills for years to...
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    I make new headsails out of the styrene sheet or...

    I make new headsails out of the styrene sheet or salvaged from models I cut up.
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    In addition to that, Vol, is the use of lateen...

    In addition to that, Vol, is the use of lateen spankers on late 18th century ships. They should be gaff spankers and the lanterns go on the Indiamen.

    The same mizzen issue happened with the...
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    I like your prospective layout, Rob. I can see...

    I like your prospective layout, Rob. I can see where the different generations of builders had different ideas on defence.
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    Hah! I've been very resistant to these new ships,...

    Hah! I've been very resistant to these new ships, but your pictures are weakening my resolve.

    Vol, if you don't like the yards, why not trim them flush and make new yards from plastic rod?
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    United States was said to have a block house on...

    United States was said to have a block house on the quarter deck which made her the least impressive sailer of the 3 frigates. That's my guess on the step on the 44.
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    Hey! That's the stern for the 1853 SoW...

    Hey! That's the stern for the 1853 SoW Constellation! The US navy scrapped the Humphrey's one that year and called it a refit. Rounded sterns was a solution to stern rakes and outside our time...
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