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"1,1200 scale HMS Mary, 3rd rate, Anglo Dutch wars" Topic


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Sheepman196122 Jul 2023 9:52 a.m. PST

The second ship completed, HMS Mary an English 3rd rate. Originally built in 1650 as Speaker she carried 50 guns but was later named in 1660.

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Dave.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP22 Jul 2023 9:55 a.m. PST

Very nice work!

Personal logo lewis cannon Supporting Member of TMP22 Jul 2023 11:44 a.m. PST

Gorgeous!

Sheepman196123 Jul 2023 4:24 a.m. PST

Very kind fellas, wargaming standard really, I stand in awe of what some people can do with these Langton models.
Dave.

Personal logo Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP23 Jul 2023 7:57 a.m. PST

2 down, 158 more to go! grin

ADW battles were BIG!

That looks a bit better than "wargaming standard". You have shading, paint is all inside the lines, and it's rigged. The base is even textured! Is that a Langton base?

- Ix

Sheepman196123 Jul 2023 10:42 a.m. PST

Thanks Admiral, yes Langton base. Don't tell e how many are yet to be painted I'll get depressed. It's the sort of project you dip in and out of!
Dave.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP23 Jul 2023 11:15 a.m. PST

Excellent work.

dantheman23 Jul 2023 2:32 p.m. PST

There are some fascinating actions in the Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas that would make good scenarios. They don't require a lot of ships.

Best Age of Sail period to game. No navy dominated like in the Napoleonic era that everyone else wants to game.

Sheepman196124 Jul 2023 10:32 a.m. PST

So colourful as well, enjoying painting them up.

StarCruiser25 Jul 2023 3:11 p.m. PST

Really nice paint job… But, I hate to bring it up…

You accidentally mixed up the spritsail with the Mizzen top.

Personal logo Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP25 Jul 2023 10:00 p.m. PST

LOL

I didn't even notice the spar at the waterline until now.

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