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Tango0117 Oct 2018 12:59 p.m. PST

Nice!
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Armand

Winston Smith17 Oct 2018 2:49 p.m. PST

I have a few boats the same size.
I forgot I had them, thought I had sold them. Glad they turned up again while looking for something else.* I now have 6! Now that my AWI gaming is almost exclusively skirmish, scenario ideas keep popping up.
Sag Harbor, Penobscot, Trenton, Boston Harbor…

A few years ago, MacDonalds had oar shaped coffee stirrers, and I had about fifty in the same box. Mac Donald's stopped using that design when they became notorious for being used to sniff cocaine. grin

And when I sold off my pirates a few years ago, nobody wanted the guys that just looked like sailors.
My previously unloved children are now loved again.

This is of course a fit scenario for the splendid Eureka Glover's Marbleheaders.


*((Of course I still haven't found the Zrinyi StuGs I was looking for, but at least I found the boats.))

Pan Marek Supporting Member of TMP17 Oct 2018 2:54 p.m. PST

Winston-

You're the first person I've seen who also wants to try a go at Meig's Raid.
There's a thread from a week ago titled "Whaleboat Service" on the AWI board. I listed some source materials there.

Winston Smith17 Oct 2018 2:56 p.m. PST

That is another inspiration. Thanks for that.

Tango0118 Oct 2018 12:11 p.m. PST

Glad you like it John! (smile)


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Armand

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