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TMP, any entry with more than 10 or so replies and Bill's name on are just not worth looking at, there thread just become flights of fancy.
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General discussion / Re: Brush Cleaner
« Last post by Leman on Today at 05:38:18 PM »
Yes, I also use it and it is a definite Double Diamond and works wonders.
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General discussion / Re: Things on the table
« Last post by Leman on Today at 05:37:17 PM »
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General discussion / Re: Brush Cleaner
« Last post by Colonel Kilgore on Today at 03:45:59 PM »
Agreed! It's magic (and also works for other types of paint).

Expensive, but makes the brushes last so much longer.
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Pieces of Eight / Re: Minairons finishing of PP ships
« Last post by Lluis of Minairons on Today at 03:14:23 PM »
Anyway, here it goes a sample picture, taken from a previous thread:



A Minairons large galleon side by side to a PP fluyt, a schooner and a frigate.

Minairons galleon doesn't look particularly large there --although it is admittedly taller. This is due to foremast and mainmast having three sails. If cutting off the upper sail from both masts and shortening them accordingly, then it stands more or less as tall as PP's large full rigged ship.

Just as in this picture, showing another two large galleons along with three fluyts from PP:



Hope this helps!
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Pieces of Eight / Re: Minairons finishing of PP ships
« Last post by Lluis of Minairons on Today at 03:07:27 PM »
Minairons galleon has been modeled at 1:600th scale on the plans of one of the largest ships ever of its class (a Spanish Eastern Indiaman displacing over 2,000 tons). With a length of around 60 m, then the model measures some 10 cm long. So it is only 0.5 cm shorter than Peter Pig's large full rigged ship, or so.

I am aware that Peter Pig's naval range is nominally scaled to 1:450th, but after having assembled and painted several samples of every PP and Minairons ships in their respective ranges, my humble opinion is that most of Peter Pig models (especially the larger ones) are fully compatible to 1:600th scale products. To my particular tastes, only their sloop might look slightly oversized if placed amidst a 1:600 layout.

A personal opinion, though. I think that the abundant pictures I posted in my threads 'do speak by themselves', as a common saying here says.
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Pieces of Eight / Re: Minairons finishing of PP ships
« Last post by martin goddard on Today at 02:51:48 PM »
A greta book for colours ad other detail is the TIME LIFE pirates book. Available second hand for about a tenner.
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General discussion / Brush Cleaner
« Last post by martin goddard on Today at 02:49:04 PM »
Just using "The masters"   "brush cleaner and preserver"  to clean acrylic out of my sable brushes.  What a wonder it is. Got it from Amazon.  Recommended.
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Pieces of Eight / Re: Minairons finishing of PP ships
« Last post by Smiley Miley 66 on Today at 02:48:39 PM »
I was wondering the same as Duncan ! How your ship compare with PP ships ?
Hopefully those other sites will help.
If anyone has any other information on colours or book names and websites ?
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Pieces of Eight / Re: Website updates
« Last post by martin goddard on Today at 11:45:01 AM »
Just to cheer up shipbuilders though.

There are plenty of other companies that do sails and might be happy to supply them as sets.

langton miniatures.
Skytrex
Minairons
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