Operation: Sink Bismarck!

Discussion in '1/96 Battlestations' started by Beaver, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. Beaver

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    So, after finding some Rodney plans, I just had to switch to one of my favorite ships, and one of the first ones I wanted to build in the hobby. The O-class battlecruiser probably won't be built now.( sorry V-106) :(
    Plus, now that Tugboat is building the Bismarck, I'll have some rusty German steel to shoot at. ;)
    Just letting you all know that I'm switching ships. :)
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  2. absolutek

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    Bismarck might have help, best not to be so confident... ;)
     
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    Bismarck hull I can build, hopefully Congress will decide to pay federal employees so that I can afford to put guts in it.
     
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    @ Absolutek. As long as the ship is not named, how can I be not be so confident? :)
    @Tugboat. Even if Congress decides not to pay you, you'll still have a nice kayak named Ersatz Hannover. ;)
    Well, Rodney's hull lines have been cleaned up and printed. Ribs one and two have been traced and cut out.
    So as soon as Suffren has hit the water and battled successfully, Rodney will be laid down.

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  5. absolutek

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    Because ;)
     
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    Because of what........??? Would you mind playing a game of Fill-in-the-Blank? :)

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    Not my game. Sorry, you'll have to wait a while to find out what is going to destroy that british slug you are building ;)
     
  8. mike5334

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    Must be French. ;)
     
  9. absolutek

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    Thats an interesting theory Mike.
     
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    I think it'll be a wonderful surprise :)
     
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    Yes, anything that will be big enough to destroy Rodney will be a surprise. :) Also, a sneak peak to all you axis captains.
    [​IMG]

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  12. Tugboat

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    Rodney? It ain't KGV/POW, and it's not QE nor Vanguard :)

    Remember, if we do Denmark Straights, I only have to fight POW and Hood at one time, then everybody else after I sink them :)
     
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    Doesn't need to be big, but maybe it is. Or maybe it isn't. It does hate the English though, and it hasn't been done yet.
    Chase
     
  14. Beaver

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    Japanese maybe?

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    Looks like Rodnol to me.
     
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    Leave old Bismarck alone. Come here big boy..
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    Looks a lot like Invincible, which WOULD be a gift to Axis captains. I think in Section XVII, Paragraph 14b, subsection 2, part I, the Battlestations rules state that any British battlecruisers built must have their water channeling lined with a kilogram of pure lithium.
     
  18. Beaver

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    The hull lines are for the Rodney, which is not a gift for the axis captains. ;) And as I recollect, the rules don't state anything about putting lithium in the water channeling.:)

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    Careful, I think Tug maintains the rules, they may just say something of the sort
     
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    And if they don't say it now, they will in a second! (LOL!)