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    That’s cool, Lex. Glad you liked the ships. I...

    That’s cool, Lex. Glad you liked the ships. I should replay the Goa battle but I’ve been waiting for the complete Mad for War rules to be published.
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    Good to see you're safely back in the anchorage. ...

    Good to see you're safely back in the anchorage. Thanks for the rep....and to repeat what Rob wrote, I too hope to read another Jon Vagabond adventure.
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    Looking great, vol.

    Looking great, vol.
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    It's listed at $70 USD on the Firelock site but...

    It's listed at $70 USD on the Firelock site but there's a good game store in Toronto (Meeplemart) that has great prices. I got the tartana from Meeplemart for $67 CAD. Don't ask my how Meeplemart...
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    Thanks for the info. My sails will be for this...

    Thanks for the info.

    My sails will be for this - a 4-gun tartane. For reference, she carries the 1/1200 60-gun Wassenaar. :)

    The ship will be used for 28mm skirmish action - ready to be...
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    What material do you chaps use for the sails. ...

    What material do you chaps use for the sails. I'm thinking of using silkspan for my 28mm Firelock ships.
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    Thanks, Vol. It's an interesting period of...

    Thanks, Vol. It's an interesting period of transition as navies tried to improve naval technology and to figure out how best to use that technology. It's tempting to extend wargame rules for...
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    I've completed the Dutch fleet for the battle...

    I've completed the Dutch fleet for the battle against the Portuguese off of Goa. There's one extra ship which will not be in the battle; it's the Wassenaar (60 guns) which is a nod to the village of...
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    Last of the Dutch fleet rigged! Next steps are...

    Last of the Dutch fleet rigged! Next steps are easy - painting, flags and bases. The should be fighting the Portuguese later in the coming week. AAR to follow. :happy:

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    Thanks, Rob. I'm really quite happy with the...

    Thanks, Rob. I'm really quite happy with the large, 60-gun Langton (front right of the starboard view). I've done the Wassenaar coat of arms on the tafferel (not that one can really see that at...
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    Good to see the Adriatic Coast finally coming to...

    Good to see the Adriatic Coast finally coming to its final stages, Rob.

    I'm making progress with my 17th century Dutch fleet - rigging done on all but the two pinnaces (two ships in the middle...
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    The Dutch fleet of the Indian Ocean, mid-17th...

    The Dutch fleet of the Indian Ocean, mid-17th century takes sail. The 4 Langton ships now have sails attached - fixed rigging and ratlines are next. Next time I build a Langton ship I'll do what...
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    Progress on my 17th Century Dutch ships. ...

    Progress on my 17th Century Dutch ships. Finished the rigging for the two Ark Royal ships - a 40-gun generic and a jacht. The rigging was done with fibre. I can't see how I would do it easily with...
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    Are you doing the entire Adriatic coastline,...

    Are you doing the entire Adriatic coastline, Rob????
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    Wow! That is fantastic and more than rep worthy,...

    Wow! That is fantastic and more than rep worthy, :medal::clap::hatsoff::salute::drinks:
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    Thanks, vol. Later era ships are so elegant but...

    Thanks, vol. Later era ships are so elegant but there’s something about that sprit sail that speaks, arrrr, to me. LoL
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    I'm quite looking forward to your finish project,...

    I'm quite looking forward to your finish project, Rob.
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    The Dutch for taking on the Portuguese nears...

    The Dutch for taking on the Portuguese nears completion. The four ships at the back without sails are Langton - the leading ships are Pinnaces (20-26 guns) followed by a 30-gun with a 60-gun to...
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    Looking good, Vol and Rob. That Bounty is worthy...

    Looking good, Vol and Rob. That Bounty is worthy of a proper mutiny and the fort of a proper siege.
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