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Stew art Supporting Member of TMP22 Mar 2019 8:30 a.m. PST

Hey TMP!

It's been awhile since I did some ships, but recently finished two; A French 80 and a British 74. thought I would share some pics:

French 80:



and the British 74:


These are Langton models, rigged with cotton thread stiffened with glue.

There's a few more pics and exciting commentary on the blog:
link

I really enjoy making the ships. Hopefully these will see some battle soon.

-Stew

Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP22 Mar 2019 12:40 p.m. PST

Nicely done. I love the stern on the French ship.

- Ix

Cerdic Supporting Member of TMP22 Mar 2019 2:08 p.m. PST

I think I've spotted a slight error you've made with the French ship. It's still on top of the water…..

Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP22 Mar 2019 2:17 p.m. PST

There's no way the prize crew could haul down those French flags and replace them with British ones if it were beneath the water.

Stew art Supporting Member of TMP22 Mar 2019 4:48 p.m. PST

Seems I posted the same pic twice. Cut and paste mistake. Oh well.

Thanks everyone. Fun comments! 😀

Desert Fox22 Mar 2019 10:14 p.m. PST

Nicely done!

ModelJShip23 Mar 2019 7:22 a.m. PST

Well made!

Stew art Supporting Member of TMP23 Mar 2019 9:11 a.m. PST

Thanks guys!

John Tyson23 Mar 2019 5:13 p.m. PST

They are beautiful!

Now, how well will they fight?

;-)

God bless,
John T.

Stew art Supporting Member of TMP24 Mar 2019 12:39 p.m. PST

Thanks Jon!
I guess how well they fight will be based on who's playing them.
If it's me, bravely but foolishly. 😀

mysteron Supporting Member of TMP25 Mar 2019 3:06 a.m. PST

They are wonderful. Well done

Stew art Supporting Member of TMP27 Mar 2019 9:15 a.m. PST

Thanks Mysteron!

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