17th Century Naval Games

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Re: 17th Century Naval Games

Post by Adam Hayes » Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:05 am

Anyway back on topic (I think I managed to derail myself somehow...)

Some thoughts about big models for use in my impractical chosen scale of 1/450...

on my Workbench blog (click here...


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Re: 17th Century Naval Games

Post by Friedrich August I. » Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:30 pm

obriendavid wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:54 am
Friedrich August I. wrote:
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not sure why you can't comment on the blog. DOB can't either. I will ask the VA Oracle
Could be a case with Browser Pop up Blocker. Might be no harm if you check this in your Browser.
If I knew what a browser was and where to find it? I would try that but it seems strange that I can post here without any problems.
It all depends how "Popup-invested" a website is.
Even if I know that Dave is presenting himself now as older as he looks... :wink:
Browser - Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer... you name it
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Re: 17th Century Naval Games

Post by Adam Hayes » Fri May 22, 2020 5:02 pm

Added some reinforcements to my nascent fleets (click here):

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Two more Dutch ships and one English (they are starting to feel very outnumbered!)
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Re: 17th Century Naval Games

Post by Adam Hayes » Sat May 30, 2020 12:43 pm

After moaning about Barry's use of Xebecs in the free example 4Play scenario pack*, I decided to build my own 1/450 models...

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The whole sorry procedure on my Workbench blog (here)

(* yes it was free, I am SO ungrateful! :D )
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Re: 17th Century Naval Games

Post by Friedrich August I. » Sun May 31, 2020 6:23 pm

Seems you have got your hands full on a modelling scale :D :wink:

1/450th Scale you say? Pretty large. You know those two Companies and their 1/450th Ranges I presume

https://minairons.eu/en/76-1-600-catalogue - 1/450th is part of that

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https://www.peterpig.co.uk/pirateships.html
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Re: 17th Century Naval Games

Post by Adam Hayes » Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:11 pm

Friedrich August I. wrote:
Sun May 31, 2020 6:23 pm
Seems you have got your hands full on a modelling scale :D :wink:

1/450th Scale you say? Pretty large. You know those two Companies and their 1/450th Ranges I presume

https://minairons.eu/en/76-1-600-catalogue - 1/450th is part of that

and

https://www.peterpig.co.uk/pirateships.html
Yes, it’s mainly the fault of Peter Pig that I am doing this scale. Luckily Galleys and Galleons allows for a variety of scales and table sizes.
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Re: 17th Century Naval Games

Post by Adam Hayes » Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:14 pm

The first Xebec finished. And how I got there (click here.)

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I have given the base a flat coat of blue just for the photo tbh. I usually add waves from epoxy putty but I just ran out of Milliput. Any other suggestions of what to use gratefully received.
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