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    Poll: I have been involved on and off with the Great...

    I have been involved on and off with the Great Britain ever since I was at college.
    It just so happened that the pub outside the campus where most of us gathered was run by a very nice chap who also...
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    Poll: They have done the same with the SS Great Britain...

    They have done the same with the SS Great Britain Eric. There is a trickle of water flowing over the glass around the hull so that when you are above it looks as if she is floating and when you go...
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    I quite fancy giving this a go. I have an old...

    I quite fancy giving this a go. I have an old Powder horn that could do with a bit of brightening up.
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    Takes me back many years to the early 1960s...

    Takes me back many years to the early 1960s Dobbs.
    We used to make woggles for our Scout neckerchiefs like that out of leather thonging.

    Rob.
  5. Thread: Oak & Iron

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    That will be most interesting to see. Thanks...

    That will be most interesting to see. Thanks Eric.

    Rob.
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    Shaldon Devon.

    Shaldon Devon.
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    If you like shoals this is for you.

    If you like shoals this is for you.
  8. Thread: Privateer Island

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    Just the ticket Dobbs. Like the secluded bay and...

    Just the ticket Dobbs. Like the secluded bay and the Martello lookout Tower. Mount a battery on the Cliff top overlooking the harbour and you would be snug as a bug in a rug.

    Rob.
  9. Thread: Oak & Iron

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    I am now a bit more interested than I was having...

    I am now a bit more interested than I was having seen your photos Jim and heard that they are more like playing pieces. strangely that appeals to my vision of Pirate ships and may just turn into a...
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    Sticky: Another new shipmate from the United States...

    Another new shipmate from the United States today. He is Shea, aka Cook from Texas.
    Rob.
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    Sticky: Looks like we know who is buying in the Wardroom...

    Looks like we know who is buying in the Wardroom again tonight shipmates.:wink:

    Bligh
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    Another double entry.

    Another double entry.
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    Saxilby

    Saxilby
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    Sticky: Signing on as a new shipmate today is Rafaell...

    Signing on as a new shipmate today is Rafaell from Poland.

    Rob.
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    Sticky: :hatsoff:And just look who is in the news again....

    :hatsoff:And just look who is in the news again.
    Dobbs has just bagged another medal, :medal:this time for Book Reviews.
    Congratulations again sir....
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    It's the Trade winds not the Tunnel!

    It's the Trade winds not the Tunnel!
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    HMS Powerful (1783) HMS Powerful was a...

    HMS Powerful (1783)



    HMS Powerful was a Revised Elizabeth Class 74 gun third rateship of the line, designed by Sir Thomas Slade, ordered on the 8th of July, 1780 and built by Perry and Co. at...
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    Sticky: I am unable to award a top thread starter for...

    I am unable to award a top thread starter for this month as several shipmates tied in what was a very poor turnout.
    Come on chaps get those AARs and punchy new rules systems etc. in this month....
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    Sticky: :hatsoff: Lo and behold, the top monthly poster...

    :hatsoff: Lo and behold, the top monthly poster for March is Dobbs. He now holds the Bronze medal :medal:for this achievement.
    Congratulations sir.
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    Southfleet.

    Southfleet.
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    Non as such Dave. The heating oven and...

    Non as such Dave. The heating oven and transportation of hot shot on ships made it very unpopular with both Captains and crew plus the very slow rate of fire that it incurred. Even shore batteries...
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    Good idea James, and if you get time have a look...

    Good idea James, and if you get time have a look at the way some of the other players tackled the scenarios.
    Rob.
  24. Thread: Storage

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    Good to know Eric. They were very good about...

    Good to know Eric.
    They were very good about replacements also. I got one replaced and they never even asked for to broken one back, so I did a repaair and had both ships for each side of the card...
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