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    Ooh! Tell me more about this Bounty. How does it...

    Ooh! Tell me more about this Bounty. How does it compare size-wise to Swans?
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    A fine bit of action and storytelling, Anthony!

    A fine bit of action and storytelling, Anthony!
  3. I recalled some mention of this from a book that...

    I recalled some mention of this from a book that I read years ago, so I checked Wikipedia:

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Navy_Jack

    Also check the Gadsden flag.

    To sum it up,...
  4. Thank you, Gentlemen, for the kind comments and...

    Thank you, Gentlemen, for the kind comments and the rep.

    Rob, I just embrace the national flags that we are familiar with. I've converted all of my French ships to the Tricolor, and my Americans...
  5. 2015 Solo Mission - When the Fog Lifts by Dobbs

    This wasn’t how it was supposed to be. The brig had been bought to help the family dominate the New England textile market. Instead, her first voyage found Lacey Anne fitted out as a privateer. ...
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    Very nice, Jonas! I plan to stick with SoG masts...

    Very nice, Jonas! I plan to stick with SoG masts and sails for continuity too.

    Can I request a painting tip? How did you highlight the black in the deck planks and grates? It looks great.
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    Hear, hear! Jonas, your painting is the standard...

    Hear, hear! Jonas, your painting is the standard I aim for.
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    I find that my handling of unrated ships works...

    I find that my handling of unrated ships works fine, is fun and simple.

    https://sailsofglory.org/entry.php?86-Weight-of-Shot
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    Schoonerisms! :shock::happy:

    Schoonerisms! :shock::happy:
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    Alright, I checked with Rustoleum and they are...

    Alright, I checked with Rustoleum and they are shutting down Modelmaster. Dullcote seems safe for now. With this in mind, Suzanne and I have a business trip to Annapolis planned for Sunday, which...
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    Where did your new acquisitions come from, Jonas?

    Where did your new acquisitions come from, Jonas?
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    Very nice, Barry! I am particularly interested...

    Very nice, Barry! I am particularly interested in your ratlines. Perhaps you could offer a description of how you did them? I assume you drew them up?
  13. Thread: Work

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    Work

    Here's the boat Suzanne and I were working on today:

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    It just seemed like it wanted to be mentioned here.:happy:
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    Wait, Testors went under?!? I just bought some...

    Wait, Testors went under?!? I just bought some Dullcote the other day...maybe I need to have a run on the dwindling supplies!:shock:
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    BTW, I have a bunch of unused card decks that I...

    BTW, I have a bunch of unused card decks that I could be encouraged to part with...(a list forthcoming if there's an interest.).
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    Hmmm, Rob, this is a good idea! I am thinking...

    Hmmm, Rob, this is a good idea! I am thinking that everyone also gets a d10 to indicate what their last card was.
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    I believe that I read that Independence was a...

    I believe that I read that Independence was a disappointment as a 74 due to her lower gundeck clearance and was razeed pretty quickly into a heavy/super frigate.
  18. Thread: Red border cards

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    Each turn, you plan a move using the blue cards. ...

    Each turn, you plan a move using the blue cards. If, at the start of a turn, the pointer shows that you are in the red arc instead of the green or orange, you play the red card that matches the blue...
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    Thanks for all the explanations, Henry. Yes, my...

    Thanks for all the explanations, Henry. Yes, my initial thought was that maybe I had gotten a 1/1200 Canada, but your diagrams match my physical reality.:happy:
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    53781 I'm curious, weren't Canada's and...

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    I'm curious, weren't Canada's and Ganges' about the same size historically? That the Canada on the left.
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    Out of everyone in this crew, Eric, you stand the...

    Out of everyone in this crew, Eric, you stand the greatest chance of coming face to "face?" with these snacks...
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    I definitely side with Stephen, though I imagine...

    I definitely side with Stephen, though I imagine he didn't eat the chosen one.
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    Bargemen

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    For those of you who really want to add flavor to your games...

    Suzanne picked these up for me at our local MOM's organic market. I'm not really sure about whether meal worms and weevils...
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    Setting them in the sun for the afternoon seems...

    Setting them in the sun for the afternoon seems to have done the trick. Suzanne flipped them over every hour to make sure they got evenly roasted. The bottoms are much more firm now and the odor is...
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    I am letting my hulls soak in a sunbeam, as it...

    I am letting my hulls soak in a sunbeam, as it sounds that UV solves all ills (don't forget to rotate).
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