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    Starting to come together beautifully, Rob--not...

    Starting to come together beautifully, Rob--not sure how accurate she is, but to my untrained eye looks very believable.
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    Each wall section in that render is 1mm thick,...

    Each wall section in that render is 1mm thick, with 1mm "air gaps" between the walls and the mini/base.

    I'm toying with the idea of making each of these an "insert module" with an entire line of...
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    Working on a digital model for a Sails storage...

    Working on a digital model for a Sails storage case. Bligh, if you'd check your email you'd have already seen these...

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    Starting with a mockup "mini" in Sketchup, based on Victory's...
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    I still have reservations about many "Stand-Ins,"...

    I still have reservations about many "Stand-Ins," they're just statistically close. BTW, check your email when you have a chance, sent you some pics of something I think you'll like. :)
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    Reassessing Trafalgar, Wave 4 Edition

    Well, guys, after having had a lot of balls to juggle for a while things are settling for a bit and I've had a chance to update the Trafalgar chart for Wave 4--I should take another look at Nile too,...
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    Rob, try scaling up by 105 to 110% and see what...

    Rob, try scaling up by 105 to 110% and see what that does for you. Alternately, put together a 1" scale bar on your screen (viewed at "actual size", what MS Paint calls a 1" measurement straight...
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    Not "believe," amigo, PROVEN FACT. All of Wave 3...

    Not "believe," amigo, PROVEN FACT. All of Wave 3 are significantly undersize because of a measuring error introduced by Windows screen scaling (Windows automatically presents everything at something...
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    You should be talking to the guys at Ares about...

    You should be talking to the guys at Ares about getting official backing for this as a Licensed Product and incorporating official IP... :) might make you a few bucks if they publish it.

    I know if...
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    Hamadryad is a Light--a 32, though rated two guns...

    Hamadryad is a Light--a 32, though rated two guns higher in the original Spanish design. (And if us Americans got a hold of it, we'd probably torture it into a 36 or small-bore 38... LOL)
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    Good question--Dave's probably stronger on game...

    Good question--Dave's probably stronger on game terms than I am, in game terms the navalized EIM's are basically treated as slow and heavy frigates, albeit not as well armed as a Portland. Basically...
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    From Seattle......

    From Seattle...
    https://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/die-hard-quotes.jpg?quality=100&w=650

    Sea Dragon wrenchslinger? :)
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    As the founder of one of my disciplines said in...

    As the founder of one of my disciplines said in similar times of loss, We Are Diminished.
  13. Problem is, there may have been 13 Hancocks...

    Problem is, there may have been 13 Hancocks authorized, but in the end the builders pretty much did as they darn well pleased since they couldn't get copies of the plans fast enough...
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    Iphigenie has already been slipstreamed into...

    Iphigenie has already been slipstreamed into SGN101. Most of the "1777 Round" of French 32 designs look very similar other than the rakes of bow and stern. I haven't broken out calipers, but the last...
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    Well, unless Junior gets carried away dragging us...

    Well, unless Junior gets carried away dragging us back into Jurassic Park... LOL
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    I also like the "Both" option--leaving 'em on the...

    I also like the "Both" option--leaving 'em on the table blocks Line of Fire as it would've in reality, and leaves the added challenge to a capturing captain of managing the prize-crew aboard his new...
  17. Not a lot of news to report. Starting to consider...

    Not a lot of news to report. Starting to consider another Jumpshot project like the one that became Wave 4, but I need to hear more from Ares about Wave 5, unless we work up a "Double Slate" where...
  18. Last game I played, Junior was across the...

    Last game I played, Junior was across the table... and won.
  19. :thumbsup: Maybe if Junior plays Drake I don't...

    :thumbsup: Maybe if Junior plays Drake I don't get outplayed by a tyrannosaur this time... lol
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    And also by having a good steersman who knows his...

    And also by having a good steersman who knows his charge's quirks and idiosyncracies, how to exploit things for good and mitigate the bad--the SR-71 Blackbird fleet was similar, and aircrews learned...
  21. I'd call the two 60's and the Endymions about...

    I'd call the two 60's and the Endymions about on-par with a Humphreys Superfrigate, which was about as much a "44" in practice as a "Break Up For Rebuild" leaving the dock the same ship it came in...
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    WAS *was* a good game while it lasted... the...

    WAS *was* a good game while it lasted... the problem is ferreting out some of the important and hard-to-get pieces.

    Check out AAminis.myfastforum.org too--I used to Mod over there, and once upon a...
  23. Gimme some time to clear a little room in my...

    Gimme some time to clear a little room in my inbox, and I'll PM you my direct line. Really must remember to set up a "burner" account for Ares business... EDIT: How bad gets a hang-on-the spot? My...
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    Has anyone done a side-by-side shootout of...

    Has anyone done a side-by-side shootout of identical ships using Standard and Ares Carronade rules, just "trade broadsides and see who sinks first"?
  25. Dave, you wanna send a FLASH to RdM, or should I?

    Dave, you wanna send a FLASH to RdM, or should I?
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