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Makhno191815 May 2023 11:29 a.m. PST

Hello all,
I've been finishing up the paint job on the earliest of my fleet of ships. Here's my newest blog post, showing off the paint job. As always, I would love to hear your pointers, suggestions, ideas, sources and more. I've got three other ships, more details and I think just better quality, on the way as well.

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Eumelus Supporting Member of TMP15 May 2023 12:19 p.m. PST

For the white ship, with a nod to Henri IV and Cyrano de Bergerac, how about "Le Panache Blanc"?

Stryderg15 May 2023 2:21 p.m. PST

Nice work! You've been busy.
How about "the elephant" (as in a white elephant)
I struggle with naming stuff, too.

Legionarius15 May 2023 3:49 p.m. PST

A nice little fleet for derring-do in Caribbean waters!

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP15 May 2023 8:28 p.m. PST

They look great!

Zephyr115 May 2023 10:25 p.m. PST

" elephant"

Or the olde spelling, Oliphant… ;-)

Makhno191816 May 2023 4:06 a.m. PST

thanks, friends. Much appreciated. Eumelus and Stryderg, those are some good name ideas. I'll keep you posted when the ship is done!

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP16 May 2023 4:08 a.m. PST

Great work – keep us posted please!

Makhno191817 May 2023 6:18 p.m. PST

This blog post got more views than usual. Would folks be interested in a tutorial-type post for the next batch of ships?

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